Cosmetics Company Develops Fake Eyelashes for Cancer Patients Who Have Completely Lost TheirsThe Breast Cancer Site
After losing one of her closest friends to cancer, Karissa Bodnar got to work without even batting an eyelash. Setting on a mission to empower women with cancer by making them feel beautiful, she founded Thrive Causemetics, a luxury line of makeup products designed to be toxin-free and safe for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy. The company’s most notable product is a line of toxin-free faux lashes for women who have lost theirs as a result of chemo. All of Thrive’s products are named after inspiring cancer patients, affectionately known as “Thrivers,” who Karissa says “do more than fight; they thrive.” But the company’s beautiful mission doesn’t stop there! For every product purchased, Thrive donates one to a woman undergoing cancer treatment.
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