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Beauty Inside & Out | Area salons offer services for cancer patients

Cosmetologist and salon owner Tami Floyd-Fogleman receives National Sunrise Award for American Cancer Society volunteer work helping women with cancer through the Look Good Feel Better (LGFB) program.
Cosmetologist and salon owner Tami Floyd-Fogleman receives National Sunrise Award for American Cancer Society volunteer work helping women with cancer through the Look Good Feel Better (LGFB) program. jlee@thesunnews.com

Breast Cancer Awareness Month begins today, shining a spotlight on the second leading cause of cancer death in women, according to the American Cancer Society.

For breast cancer patients and survivors in Myrtle Beach, looking and feeling fabulous is accessible thanks to an array of chic shops, salons and organizations.

Whether you’re in search of a mastectomy bra, breast form, mastectomy swimsuit, head covering or a wig, this collection of retailers, organizations and businesses in the Grand Strand offer trendy solutions for braving the fight against breast cancer.

American Cancer Society

▪ 950 48th Avenue N., Suite 101, Myrtle Beach

The Myrtle Beach chapter offers a selection of free or reduced cost wigs for cancer patients. For more information or to make an appointment, call 843-213-0333 or visit www.cancer.org.

Evita Swimwear

▪ 2104 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach

They carry a small selection of mastectomy swimsuit separates and coordinating accessories. For more information, call 843-444-0500 or visit www.evitaswimwear.com.

Hollywood Hair Professionals

▪ 5903 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach

The salon is offering $60 gift certificates during the month of October to new female clients for a signature haircut and style. Call 843-277-6195 to get the certificate which expires within 90 days. Visit www.hollywoodhairprofessionals.com.

JC Penney Salon

▪ 1800 Coastal Grand Circle, Myrtle Beach

Cancer patients with a wig can receive a free haircut and wig-styling services. For more information or to make an appointment, call 843-839-0176.

Marlisa’s Wig Studio

▪ 4275 Sea Mountain Highway, Little River

In conjunction with Bold & Beautiful Wigs for Cancer, cancer patients actively going through chemotherapy with proof of service from a care provider can receive a free wig or hair piece. For more information or to make an appointment, call 843-424-1638 or visit www.marlisaswigstudio.com.

Perfect Fit Boutique

▪ 7703 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach

Along with offering mastectomy bras in a variety of sizes, Perfect Fit Boutique also carries breast forms, Radiant Impressions custom breast prosthesis, head coverings and wigs. For more information, call 843-692-2555 or visit www.perfectfitmyrtlebeach.com.

Tami & Company Salon

▪ 1302 N. Oak St., Myrtle Beach

This salon offers free wigs, wig styling services and more for cancer patients. For more information or to make an appointment, call 843-448-5365.

The Wig Shop

▪ 5180 U.S. 17 Bypass, Murrells Inlet

They carry a large selection of wigs, hair pieces, head coverings and scarves. For more information, call 843-651-4504 or visit www.wigshopsc.com.

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