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059: Making Cancer Gorgeous - Kim Becker

It's All About the Questions

Release Date: 06/15/2016

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Hello Gorgeous! No we are not channeling Barbra Streisand here. What we are channeling is how my guest is turning how cancer looks on its head and changing lives one makeover at a time.

Kim Becker closed her successful salon and founded a national non-profit to make it safe for cancer patients to get salon services and pamper them at the same time. What started as a fully-loaded salon-on-wheels developed into a national certification program that trains salons to take care of cancer patients and provides them with all they need to pamper one nominated cancer patient a month for a surprise Queen-for-a-Day makeover experience.

How does she do it? How can you get get your hair done, get a facial and a mani-pedi if there is no Hello Gorgeous! certified salon near you? Kim shares what you need to ask your salon to be safe and how her life has been transformed once cancer patient at a time.

Kim Becker is a dynamic speaker, an award-winning author and the Founder of Hello Gorgeous! of HOPE, Inc.,  a non-profit organization that restores the beauty in women that cancer steals.

Kim has been in the beauty industry as a salon owner and national educator for more than 25 years.  She has been an entrepreneur in both the for-profit and non-profit worlds, where Kim has become a business woman, fundraiser, educator, public speaker, author, consultant and the face of Hello Gorgeous!  She has received several awards, including the Spirit of Women Award in 2011, an American Cancer Society Coaches Verses Cancer Inspirational Award and was recently honored to be named a 2015 Daily Points of Light winner from President George H.W. Bush’s nonprofit.

Her first book, Hello Gorgeous!: A Journey of Faith, Love and Hope a is a Mom’s Choice award winner and her newest book, I Promise to Put My Lipstick on When I Get There, is an indispensable how-to beauty book for women battling all cancers.

Kim and her husband Mike have been married for over 20 years and thrive in Indiana with their son, Seth and a pug named Sam.  www.hellogorgeous.org