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Snooky Rico President and Founder of Loving You Through It. 46 years in the  Beauty industry as a professional Cosmetologist ,Educator,and President of Rico's on 3rd the Salon.Wife of 45 years Mother of four amazing grown adults  and now a grandmother of five beautiful children.A warrior, thriver ,survivor of breast cancer. As my cancer journey took me through many physical and emotional challenges my normal was forever changed.Family and friends blessed me with amazing support during and after treatment all loving me through it with compassion and grace.In the mist of my journey I realized, that I needed to fight hard. Not just for me  but for my family who were fighting for me. I was determined, not to let cancer define me. And a warrior a thriver arose in me.A  profound purpose  to help other women going through the most difficult time in their lives.To encourage to comfort to bring inspiration of hope to see the beauty that comes from within.  Because we are more then what we look like.So Loving You Through It was born.

Eleonore Olivas

Eleanor Olivas has been a supportive and loving wife for 48 years, is a mother of 3 and grandmother of 8.

She has been a member of the California Federation of Women’s Clubs for 6 years and has served as the Vice President for the Chula Vista chapter of the Women's Club for 5 of those years. Through this program, Eleanor has helped serve her community by organizing fundraisers, writing grants and supporting high school aged women with scholarships to pursue their further training and education.

Eleanor is also highly involved as the CFO of Loving You Through It, a non-profit organization to support female cancer patients. For more than 6 years, she has not only managed the budget, written grant requests and conducted events to raise funds for wigs and treatments, she has also participated in food distribution and the encouragement of women battling cancer.

While grant writing and contributing to her community are important to her, she also enjoys glass art crafts, gardening, traveling and bike riding along the beaches of California .

Wes Anderson

Wes Anderson has been serving individuals and families throughout the San Diego Wes Anderson has been serving individuals and families throughout the San Diego area for more than 30 years.  After 16 years as an executive pastor, Wes started a non-profit and works as Chaplain to multiple police departments.  He has been a team member of a trauma response group helping families during their distress of unexpected death and crisis for more than 10 years.  In addition to his service focus, Wes is a leadership trainer and business consultant. He is known for his compassion and kind heart. His self-care style includes spending time outdoors hiking, mountain biking, and enjoying God’s creation.

Michelle Harrison

Michelle has lived in the community of Chula Vista my entire life. Born at Bay General Hospital (now know as Scripps Chula Vista), graduated from Chula Vista High School, attended Chula Vista Beauty College and
Southwestern College. I’m employed and I also reside in Chula Vista.
I have been providing insurance in the local area since 1987. Currently, I manage a Farmers Insurance
Agency that has been in our community for over 40 years. My specialty lies in personal lines and
business insurance. Over the years, I’ve advised and helped countless clients find the coverage to
protect themselves and give them peace of mind.
Aside from the Insurance business, I’ve also been a license cosmetologist in the South Bay since 1988.
Working with the same stylist team for well over 30 years. In the salon, I primarily specialize in color and
color correction. During my time working in cosmetology, I’ve been involved numerous fundraisers and
special events. This includes, holiday food drives, breast cancer awareness events, cancer walks, annual
Salvation Army holiday meals, and self-improvement clinics. In 2009, I was asked to create a volunteer
hairdresser team at St Vincent De Pauls in downtown San Diego. My team provided haircuts for the
residents in transitional housing for homeless families. For over 2 years, residence transitioning back
into the job market could sign up and receive haircuts once a month.

We believe all women can embrace who they are,
can define their future, and can change the world.

Our Mission

Our Services

Loving you through it with dignity compassion, grace, and revealing the beauty through it.

Our desire is that every woman will go from “Brokenness” to “Beautiful”

We provide complimentary oncology beauty services to cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy. We provide the following:

  • Haircuts

  • Head Shaving

  • Head Scarf tying Lessons

  • Complimentary wigs from Loving You Through It

  • Wig Trimming Styling

  • Resources Information

Our Mission

Loving You Through It's mission is to impact the lives of those touched by cancer. Empowering them to find strength and courage to fight hard while going through chemotherapy and radiation. Helping them hold onto their identity, with our free Oncology beauty services. Our support helps bring hope courage and strength.

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