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HOW THE AiRS FOUNDATION IS EMPOWERING WOMEN

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Posted by 10.12.18

Hard to believe, but up to 70% of breast cancer survivors who have had a mastectomy are unsure of or unaware of their reconstruction options. Plus way too many women who desire surgery don’t have the insurance or resources to cover it.

Based in Dallas, the AiRS Foundation (Alliance in Reconstructive Surgery) is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping women with the costs of breast reconstruction post mastectomy, and connecting them with doctors who can help. The organization also acts as a resource and a support system for survivors.

According to Dallas plastic surgeon Rod T. Rohrich, MD, FACS, “We are very proud of what AiRS has done in such a short time period in helping hundr

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MEET EMILY McLAUGHLIN: FORT WORTH TEXAS PLASTIC SURGEON

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Posted by 10.29.17

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and, as a plastic surgeon and a breast cancer survivor, Emily McLaughlin, MD, offers a unique perspective on the way that breast reconstruction surgery has evolved over the years. The Fort Worth, Texas-based surgeon is double board certified in plastic and general surgery and fellowship trained in craniofacial surgery. She took some time to chat with Beauty in the Bag about breast cancer, breast reconstruction and why she loves what she does.

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1. How has breast reconstruction changed over the past decade?

“There have been SO many changes in breast reconstruction over the past decade. In the time I have

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GORGEOUS GIVEAWAY: PRETTY SICK BOOK: THE BEAUTY GUIDE FOR WOMEN WITH CANCER

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Posted by 10.23.17

ABOUT THE BRAND

When beauty editor Caitlin Kiernan received the shattering diagnosis of cancer, she was obviously concerned about her health. But as a working professional, she knew she had to learn, quickly, how to look her best while feeling her worst. Caitlin called on her list of extensive contacts–from top medical doctors to hair stylists, makeup artists, and style mavens–to gather the best and most useful tips to offset the unpleasant effects of treatment. The result is this comprehensive beauty guide for women with cancer, covering every cosmetic issue, from skin care to hair care, wig shopping, nail maintenance, makeup tricks, and much, much more. Illustrated with charming drawi

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SPONSORED GORGEOUS GIVEAWAY: PAUL MITCHELL

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Posted by 10.17.16

THE BRAND

Tying together a mission to educate women about breast and ovarian cancer, and empowering them to live proactively at a young age, Paul Mitchell and Bright Pink are proud to unite in courage, love and action to make a difference this fall.

Visit paulmitchell.com for more info.

THE GORGEOUS GIVEAWAY

ONE lucky winner will win the United in Pink Limited Edition bundle listed below:

UNITED IN PINK EXPRESSION SMOOTH®+ WITH FREE SILICONE IRON COVER LIMITED EDITION:
Smoothes and polishes strands quickly and gently for healthy-looking results with incredible shine.
UNITED IN PINK PADDLE BRUSH LIMITED EDITION:
Helps build body while blow-drying, and provides a smooth f

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