12/11/2013 10:25 am ET Updated Feb 10, 2014

Cancer Patients React to Hilariously Awful Makeovers, Their Reactions Will Melt Your Heart


"You know what I miss the most? Being carefree."

Here is the sentence that inspired the: "If only for a second," project.

June 17th, 2013 , the Mimi Foundation, in collaboration with Leo Burnett France, invited 20 cancer patients to participate in a unique makeover experience.


Every photo is followed by a caption, the date and the time the photo was taken and, most importantly, the exact second when the person forgot about their disease. Going through this book, the reader is carried away by laughter, giggles and carefree faces. Readers will even be surprised to have on their own faces -- a smile. This is the heart of the idea of the "If only for a second" project -- to spread smiles and happiness.

This film at Global Yodel shows the adventure.