The BASC


The British Association of Skin Camouflage (BASC) was formed by Joyce Allsworth who, during the 1950’s, researched and implemented the concept of skin camouflage within Great Britain.

Joyce was instrumental in setting up the skin camouflage service within the British Red Cross (1975) and remained their chief trainer for many years thereafter.

In 1985 she responded to the need for training private as well as NHS camouflage practitioners and also the request to form a support association for skin camouflage professionals - the British Association of Skin Camouflage was born!

BASC continually reviews its activities and consults with other organisations in order to improve the availability of skin camouflage and to ensure provision is appropriate for people in the 21st century.

BASC offers Associate Membership to any Company, Authority, Organisation, Support Group or Individual who is interested in being kept up to date on the latest news and techniques.

Our office receives between fifteen and twenty enquiries per day from people wishing to seek advice and assistance with camouflage application. Some people will stumble across skin camouflage when surfing the internet, others might have had the opportunity to discuss camouflage with their medical advisor or therapist. Sadly, for the majority of people, skin camouflage remains a mystery!  

We continually campaign for a better understanding of the psychological and social-economical problems associated with an image that may be considered different to others. We are dedicated to providing a skin camouflage service for people of all ages.

We have a nation wide network of fully trained members who are able to offer a consultation service.

BASC is internationally acknowledged as the leading provider for training professionals in this specialism.

Our graduates pride themselves on the principles and skills they practice in their role to help others to face the world, with confidence.

 


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