Charity

Sweis Plays Santa to Patients at Miller Children's Hospital Long Beach
This holiday season, Sweis played Santa at Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach with a generous donation of toys, supplies and funds for new iPads. Miller Children’s provides specialized pediatric care for babies, children and teens ranging from general pediatrics to cancer and blood disorders and intensive care. Their Child Life Program helps to educate parents and children about the medical care and process, while bringing a sense of normalcy through playtime in one of their five playrooms.

 Support the 5th Annual Beauty Drive
Support the clients and caregivers who receive services from Beauty Bus Foundation at The 5th Annual Beauty Drive, Beauty & BBQ. This unique “orange carpet” fundraiser event benefiting the Beauty Bus Foundation offers a family friendly afternoon of BBQ plates from some of LA’s best local restaurants, complimentary beauty services for men and women, Kid’s Korner, raffle, and a fabulous silent auction all housed in the spacious Annenberg Building at the CA Science Center.

Melissa Beyeler, Kevin Ryder and Celebrity Stylist Marie Ferro. Beyeler and her husband, Ryder, who's a DJ on KROQ-FM, founded the charity, Friends and Helpers.

Stylists Giving Back: A Day of Haircuts at the Village of Hope
Recently, Tim Telles, owner of Tribeca Salon, along with his brother Wayne Telles, owner of Family Afhair in Whittier and mother Terry Telles offered their services to their community by spending their day off cutting and coloring hair at The Village of Hope on Tustin in Orange County, CA. Tim's salon Tribeca has a 4-chair salon space at the transitional housing facility to serve the 190 men, women and children who live there. At "86-years-young," Terry has her beauty license, and joined her sons in giving back to the residents of The Village of Hope.

Skin Care With a Cause: Dermalogica's FITE Initiative Partners with ONEHOPE Wine
Recently, Dermalogica's FITE initiative, the skin care company's global program to support woman-owned enterprises worldwide, held a fundraiser in collaboration with ONEHOPE Wine, a unique social impact wine vintner that matches the price of each bottle of wine sold and donates the money to a specific cause.

KBShimmer Holiday Polish Sales Give Back to Toys For Tots
From now until December 13, $4 from each bottle of KBShimmer's Kringle All The Way polish sold will be used to buy Christmas presents for Toys For Tots. Bottles retail for $8.75. Kringle All The Way is a glitter top coat, so you can mix and match the base color for a new look with every wear. The circle glitters glisten like holiday ornaments, from small to large in classic red, green and sliver. This glitter polish is packed tighter than Santa's sleigh and looks best dabbed on in just one coat.

Amika and Martino Cartier Launch Styling Tool to Benefit Cancer Foundation
amika has partnered with Friends Are By Your Side (FABYS) to introduce the amika x Friends Are By Your Side Styler—a customized edition of the professional hair care brand’s top-performing Digital Titanium Glide Styler. Developed in collaboration with FABYS’s founder and amika’s HSN host, Martino Cartier, a portion of the proceeds from this styler are donated to the foundation, which works to provide wigs for women who have experienced hair loss undergoing cancer treatments, and grants wigs and wishes to children affected by the disease.

Giving Back: Cosmetologists Chicago Announces Tornado Assistance Fund
The massively destructive tornado that swept across America's Midwest this month left many people injured and homeless. Adding to the devastation, many lost their place of business, and with it, their source of income, including salon owners and professionals.

Hairfinity Goes the Distance for Breast Cancer Awareness
All the pledges and the promises came true as Hairfinity met its ambitious Breast Cancer Awareness Month goals with glowing results!

Hair News: Martino Cartier Brings Hope with First Annual Night of Wigs and Wishe
The First Annual Night of Wigs and Wishes, held on November 3 in Berlin, NJ, worked to bring hope to cancer patients and their loved ones. The event was hosted by the charity, Friends Are By Your Side, an organization founded by Keratin Complex's International Artistic Director Martino Cartier, that donates wigs to those undergoing chemotherapy and other forms of cancer treatment. Cartier founded the charity in May of 2011 with the hope that he could help cancer patients feel beautiful by providing wigs to those who had lost their hair because of treatment.

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