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Eileen Rainsberry

We Owe It To Our Sisters

In the Spring of 2004, my mother began complaining of a pain in her hip. I suggested she see a physio. Ten years earlier she had had breast cancer. It didn’t occur to me for a moment that the cancer had come back. By the time we found out that it was secondary (or metastatic) breast cancer, the disease had spread throughout her body. She died in the Spring of 2005. I don’t talk about it much, and never publicly. But a woman called Jo Taylor made me think twice.  

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Eileen Rainsberry

Boost your Confidence with our Beauty Tips

Worrying about looking good when you’re battling cancer might at first glance seem trivial, but the truth is for a lot of women it’s not. Many cancer treatments have visible side effects which can make you feel self-conscious and less confident. We think that anything that helps you take your mind off your treatment and feel more like yourself can only be a good thing, so in our latest blog we’re suggesting a little pampering this holiday season!

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Eileen Rainsberry
Holidays and Events After A Cancer Diagnosis | A Guide

Holidays and Events After A Cancer Diagnosis | A Guide

This time of year can be difficult if you’re having treatment for cancer. The celebrations, parties, visits with family and friends, shopping, travel, eating and drinking can all be a bit much. Let’s face it, even without cancer it can be utterly exhausting! But if you’re undergoing/recovering from cancer treatment you may not feel physically or emotionally able to join in. If you are finding the whole season a bit daunting, here are a few suggestions that might make it easier.

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Eileen Rainsberry
fresh green bamboo forest with focused zoom

Bamboo: The Perfect Material for Women's Underwear

When we set out to design post-surgery underwear, we spoke to 80 women who had undergone treatment for breast cancer. Their number one complaint about what was already on the market was that it was hot, itchy, and downright uncomfortable. So initially we set out to find a fabric that was comfortable and breathable. But what we found with bamboo was so much more than that💚

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