Body Image

It might not be the first thing that strikes you, but as most young women who have dealt with breast cancer can tell you, it's important to know where to get wigs, the right undergarments, and advice on your changing hair and skin (including makeup tips). Looking good can help you feel better.

Local Resources

Basics Underneath Fine Lingerie

This New Orleans lingerie boutique specializes in bra-fitting. The boutique offers a variety of undergarments, including post-mastectomy bras for breast cancer survivors.

Bra la Vie!

This lingerie boutique in Hammond provides bra wear for women undergoing surgery or reconstruction, offering a variety of choices including post-op camis, prostheses, silicone nipples, shapers, and swimsuits. They also accept Medicare and private insurance!

Donna's Lingerie and Swimwear

This locally owned undergarment business in the Lake Charles area. They take the guess work out of insurance coverage as well as assist with pre and post surgery supplies such as prosthesis, bras and other undergarments.

Lambert's Orthotics Prosthetics Patient Aids

Located in New Orleans, they offer a wide range of prostheses, including breast prosthesis and mastectomy bras that are custom fabricated to each patient's specific needs.

Le Bijou Salon & Day Spa

Located in Houma, the salon offers a variety of hair services, including free head shavings or cutting and styling wigs for cancer patients who are experiencing hair loss.

L. Scott Hair (LA)

L Scott Hair Loss Treatment Studio offers all the services you’d expect from a salon, plus the hair restoration expertise of an over 11-year industry specialist. With locations in Tupelo, MS and Baton Rouge, LA, L Scott Studio offers clients complete privacy and anonymity. All solutions are completely personalized. For women who have lost their hair due to chemotherapy or other medical issues, they offer custom hair prostheses and wigs.

The Mastectomy Boutique

The Mastectomy Boutique offers an array of mastectomy bras, compression sleeves, and breast prosthesis that are essential before surgery and post-mastectomy. Our custom wigs and headwear are an extension to our line of essentials. We also offer an extended line of women’s health essentials such as maternity products and medical supplies.

(504) 758-3642

Mo Hair Salon

This Baton Rouge-based salon provides a wide range of beauty services, including hair extensions and eyelashes, and offers wig fittings and wigs free of charge to cancer patients in active treatment when referred by the American Cancer Society.

Nola Pilates

At Nola Pilates we are dedicated to promoting a healthy lifestyle and positive body image to all breast cancer survivors. The Pink Ribbon Program will help stretch and strengthen the shoulder, chest, back and abdominal muscles, allowing you to regain full range of motion to those areas affected by breast cancer surgery. Our program accommodates all fitness levels, whether your surgery was recent or several years ago.

(504) 483-8880

Ochsner Total Health Solutions

This store, located in Metairie, provides medical equipment and supplies, but also provides mastectomy bras and breast forms, wigs, and hats. Check out the full list of items they carry for cancer survivors by clicking here:

Personal Reflections

This Opelousas boutique offers breast prosthesis, mastectomy bras, wigs, turbans, hats, scarves and chemotherapy patient products.

Soileau's Wig Boutique

This Shreveport boutique sells synthetic and human hair wigs, hair pieces, and extensions. They specialize in accommodating thinning hair needs from chemotherapy, alopecia, and trichotillomania. Their licensed specialists offer private fittings and styling for the perfect fit.

Soma Intimates

Soma Intimates is located inside Lakeside Mall and offers patients assistance in finding the right bra after reconstruction, mastectomy, lumpectomy, etc. Designed to help you in your healing journey, they have many post-surgical bras options for any stage in treatment.

Still Me Boutique

This post-mastectomy boutique is dedicated to easing the challenges of living with cancer and helping survivors cope with changes to their body. They provide post mastectomy products, compression garments, hair replacement products and more. Medicare, Medicaid, and most other insurances are accepted.

Terry's Medical Specialties

Located in Lafayette, this shop specializes in the care of women who have recently had mastectomies. They offer personalized and private fittings for bras, breast enhancers, and breast prosthesis.

The Total Woman Boutique

Located on Florida Blvd in Baton Rouge, this boutique can assist women after a mastectomy and sells breast forms, prosthesis and surgical bras, wigs and hair pieces.

National Resources


Looking for breast forms and mastectomy bras? This company has a range of products and resources to help you get fitted.

Awesome Breastforms

Awesome Breastforms are created by a group of women who have come together for the single purpose of crocheting and knitting handmade prosthetic breast forms for women who have had breast surgery, including mastectomy, lumpectomy, explant surgery and women with developmental conditions. Our breast forms are completely free to any woman who has had a mastectomy or lumpectomy. Volunteers pay the cost of yarn, lovingly give their time to produce the forms and then pay for all shipping expenses.


These fashionable head scarves are designed for women suffering from hair loss due to chemotherapy or other medical conditions.

This site provides information and support to breast cancer patients who choose an alternative to breast reconstruction. It also features an online blog encouraging women to share their stories and advice during their cancer journey.

Chemo Beanies

This is a family-owned business started by two sisters who were diagnosed with breast cancer. As a way to cope with hair loss, the sisters created slip-on head covers as an alternative to caps and scarves.

Chemo Fashion Scarf

This company specializes in providing head coverings for women undergoing hair loss. All items are either pre-formed or pre-tied for easy wear. They also offer a huge selection of scarves, hats, multi-use caps, warm/cold weather styles and more.


This online resource is designed to navigate breast cancer patients through the different phases of treatments: helping you find what you need, when you need it, depending on what stage of cancer treatment you are in. You can purchase post-surgery bras, breast forms, caps and headcovers, lymphedema sleeves, and skin care products.


An initiative established by breast cancer survivor and E! News anchor and television personality Giuliana Rancic to help women undergoing treatment for breast cancer feel fabulous. By indulging in the things that made her look and feel good, Giuliana was able to retain her confidence and optimism even in the midst of her devastating diagnosis. Now, Giuliana wants to share that experience with other women battling breast cancer, and, together with The Pink Agenda, make their most fabulous wishes come true.

Feeling Whole Again

This company provides custom prosthetic nipples for breast cancer survivors who are treated for breast cancer with a mastectomy. Visit their website to learn more about the process.

Hope Scarves

Hope Scarves was created to capture the stories of courageous women and encourage others by passing along scarves and stories of hope. Recognizing hope comes in many forms, a portion of every dollar we raise goes to metastatic breast cancer research. Through connection & collaboration we are doing our part to change the way people experience cancer. Hope Scarves collects scarves and stories from people who face cancer and then sends them on to others in treatment. Whether you are a patient, survivor or know someone with cancer Hope Scarves can be a resource.

Look Good Feel Better

This program teaches cancer survivors about skin care, hair care and wigs, makeup application techniques, and nail care to help them combat some of the treatment-related side-effects. The website features step-by-step instructions for each topic and group programs can be searched for locally.


This online store creates graduated medical compression apparel to help the modern man manage his lymphedema without sacrificing his individuality.

Massage Envy

Massage therapy studio that offers massage for Breast Cancer Survivors.

Nearly Me

This company was created by a breast cancer survivor and specializes in customizable bras, as well as high quality silicon and foam post mastectomy prosthesis.


This survivor-owned company produces prosthetic nipples made specifically for woman who have undergone unilateral and bilateral mastectomies.They provide a free consultation on nipple matching so you can find your perfect fit.

Radiant Wrap

Created and designed by a breast cancer survivor, this wrap is designed for easy access to back and chest areas for treatment and exams.

Sephora Brave Beauty

Sephora hosts 90 minute Classes for Confidence to help cancer survivors look and feel their best! These classes are hosted at Sephora locations across the nation.


SurvivorSHINE is an ACS initiative to promote healthy living in cancer patients. It provides next steps and game plans to get healthy after a diagnosis. SurvivorSHINE also provides some of the latest studies and their implications.

Tender Loving Care of American Cancer Society

This non-profit sells wigs and other hair loss products, as well as mastectomy products, all at affordable prices.

Turban Plus Wholesale

This store sells fashion headwear for chemotherapy patients suffering from medically related hair loss. Looking for scarves, caps, or turbans? Look no further!

Louisiana's Young Breast Cancer Survivor Network

Young women with breast cancer face unique issues. And in the South, there are more young women overall facing breast cancer. In Louisiana, young African-American women are significantly more likely to suffer from breast cancer.

That is why SurviveDAT is here. Part of the Gulf States Young Breast Cancer Survivor Network, SurviveDAT's mission is to help improve the quality of life for young breast cancer survivors, as well as their family and friends, by providing continuing resources and support.

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