Our Story

Look Good Feel Better (LGFB) is the only global cancer support charity providing practical support for people struggling with the side effects of cancer treatment.

The LGFB programme is available in 27 countries. Each year over 130,000 women, men and teenagers receive support with the help of over 20,400 volunteers and more than 600 organisations.  Since 1989, more than 2.2 million patients worldwide have received our unique and unparalleled support during their cancer treatment.

Look Good Feel Better Ireland

Look Good Feel Better was launched in Ireland in 2003 as a programme managed by the Irish Cancer Society and in 2013 became a registered charity in it’s own right.

The Charity is run by a voluntary Board and 2 part-time staff members and is totally dependent on a tribe of over 175 volunteers who deliver workshops in hospitals all over Ireland.

Our service to date has provided support to nearly 10,000 patients with the support of over 20 leading companies and brands from the Beauty and Fragrance Industry as well as many other organisations that recognise the benefits of our service.

Our Vision & Mission

Finding out you have cancer can be daunting and life-changing and the added stress of the appearance-related side effects of treatment can be demoralising and very hard to cope with. This can have serious consequences on self-esteem and confidence at a time when a positive attitude is very important.

Our vision is that the Look Good Feel Better programme be an integral part of cancer care in Ireland supporting people with cancer.

Our mission is to help improve the well-being and confidence of women undergoing treatment for any type of cancer. We do this by providing free Look Good Feel Better workshops and advice to help manage the visible side effects caused by cancer and its treatment.

Cancer can rob a woman of her energy and strength but with the support of Look Good Feel Better it need not take away her self-confidence

Our Sponsors

Look Good Feel Better could not exist without the help of our sponsors who donate the products, fundraise, help to raise our profile and tell more people about how they can help themselves feel better by attending a free skincare and make-up workshop.  

Our Voluntary Board of Directors

We are a small charity with big ambitions, this demands a lot from our voluntary Board of Directors who work tirelessly to ensure that the governance and strategic direction of the organisation stay on course. We are very grateful for the hard work and expertise they donate that make it possible for us to reach over 1,000 women every year.

Lisa Byrne

Global Regulatory Operations Manager at Oriflame Cosmetics

Maureen Carolan

Company Secretary & Governance Professional

Alannah Coghlan

Account Manager Proctor & Gamble

Lisa Gaynor

Marketing Consultant (Beauty & Personal Care Specialist)

Gillian Nealon

Chairperson, LGFB
Senior QA Associate
Perrigo Company Dublin

Caoimhe Ruigrok

Barrister at law & CEDR Accredited Mediator

Naomi Zimmermann

Treasurer, LGFB
Chartered Accountant

PR Communications

Christina Killeen

Mary Drummond

Emily Dunne

Gill Nealon

Sorcha McCabe

Celina Hogan

Elizabeth Whelan

Emma Fitzpatrick

Look Good Feel Better Worldwide

Look Good Feel Better is the only worldwide cancer support charity.  Each year over 130,000 women, men and teenagers receive support with the help of over 20,400 volunteers and more than 600 organisations. Since 1989, more than 2.2 million patients worldwide have received our unique and unparalleled support during their cancer treatment.

Look Good Feel Better’s services are currently available in 27 countries worldwide 

Argentina

Australia

Brazil

Cananda

Chile

Columbia

Denmark

Ecuador

France

Germany

Ireland

Israel

Italy

Mexico

Netherlands

New Zealand

Norway

Poland

Singapore

South Africa

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

United Kingdom

Uruguay

USA