Facts and Figures

Look Good Feel Better (LGFB) was formed in the UK 23 years ago, specifically to help women combat the visible side-effects of their cancer treatment.  Our aim is to greatly increase women’s confidence and self-esteem at a very difficult time in their lives. The first Workshop was hosted in the CancerKin Centre at the Royal Free Hospital, London in 1994.

  • In 2015 we supported over 15,500 women and teenagers through our Workshops, Masterclasses and self-help materials


  • We hold our free skincare and make-up Workshops in 88 hospitals and cancer care centres across the UK – in 2015 LGFB ran more than 1,300 Workshops


  • Masterclasses enable LGFB to support women in community-based groups and areas not already offering our service.  In 2015 we held 230 Masterclasses


  • 130,000 women have been supported by LGFB during the past 21 years


  • Over 2,300 volunteer beauty consultants work alongside LGFB


  • Teenage Workshops were launched in 2001 and we run over 70 each year


  • LGFB needs more than 250,000 skincare and make-up products for gift bags and these are generously donated by the Beauty, Cosmetic and Fragrance Industry


  • The #Warpaint4Life advertising campaign was created pro-bono by some of the industry’s top creatives and has appeared on donated space in shopping centres, billboards, magazines and newspapers


  • In 2009 we launched The LGFB Confidence Kit - an extensive self-help DVD and 48-page booklet designed to offer our support to people in their own homes


  • A major research initiative highlighted that 97% of respondents felt more confident after attending a LGFB Workshop and this remained at 96% three months later (2,000 beneficiaries contacted)


  • Feel Better Week is LGFB UK’s annual Fundraising Campaign, which takes place in June


  • As the Beauty and Fragrance Industry’s flagship charity we work closely with more than 50 member companies and supporting brands


  • The LGFB service is available in 26 countries worldwide and over 1.8 million people have been supported to date