Brock Beauty, Inc., makers of the popular hair growth natural vitamin supplement Hairfinity, supports breast cancer research and awareness on an on-going basis and in a variety of ways.
You pay with your wallet, you vote with your wallet... and now, with that very same pouch in your pocket, you can even help fight cancer.
Beauty Launchpad rounds up a selection of breast cancer awareness (or, BCA) products the beauty industry offers—with an extra measure of purchasing power. Proceeds go to breast cancer research or initiatives that promote fighting, curing, and helping patients cope with the disease. Check out our September issue for even more ideas!
Shailene Woodley, known primarily for as Amy in the ABC Family series The Secret Life of the American Teenager, just cut her hair for an incredible cause. She was recently cast for the role of Hazel Grace Lancaster, a girl diagnosed with Stage 4 Thyroid cancer, in John Green's viral Young Adult novel-turned-movie, The Fault in Our Stars.
Creatively combining a unique educational experience with a moving philanthropic effort, Matrix Spread the Love Salon Owner Michael Albor of Boston’s The Loft Salon teamed up with Matrix Artistic Director Ammon Carver to raise money for fellow hairstylist Celeste Corcoran, who lost both of her legs in the recent Boston Marathon bombings. Her daughter Sydney was also seriously injured. The Help a Hairdresser Event allowed participants to purchase tickets to observe an actual photo shoot, conducted by multiple NAHA nominees Albor and Carver.
This year Cosmoprof North America was the first tradeshow to introduce a customized sampling model with BEAUTIQUE. Exhibiting brands had the opportunity to participate in this first-ever one-stop beauty sampling concept. BEAUTIQUE allowed attendees to select deluxe-sized samples, including the latest in trending cosmetics, skin care, nails, hair and some classic beauty favorites.
Dermalogica is committed to expanding global opportunities for women. In 2010 the company's co-founder, Jane Wurwand, launched the FITE (Financial Independence Through Entrepreneurship) initiative to help woman start or grow their businesses. To help further this mission of empowering women, FITE recently engaged costumers, skin care professionals and employees with a day of activities to honor Mandela Day.
With diabetes unfortunately on the rise, more and more stylists are faced with the life-threatening disease everyday. Knowing this, Wella North America's CEO Reuben Carranza stepped in and created Hope Is In Style, a yearlong campaign that connects the salon community with the City of Hope in the fight against diabetes. To date, the program has helped generate $1.5 million for research and treatment all for the City of Hope.
Beauty Launchpad talks with NAHA Host Mario Lopez about his receiving the PBA Beautiful Humanitarian Award.
Mark your calendar for August 12, when a roster of the beauty industry’s top talent will gather to raise funds for the victims of the devastating spring tornadoes.
The “Hair Aid Oklahoma Tornado Recovery Fund,” spearheaded by local professional beauty educator and former Vidal Sassoon Creative Director Sally Rogerson, will bring together artists from across the country in a one-night-only fundraising event at Bricktown Coca Cola Center in Oklahoma City.
Earthly Body kicked off the 4th of July weekend with the exciting Get Together Foundation Benefit Concert at the Canyon Club in Agoura Hills, CA. 100% of the door went to three deserving charities: CATS (domestic violence-assault treatment services), UCAAN (cancer-patient after-care and support) and Paw Parent (animal rescue). Earthly Body founder Kevin Wachs rocked out on drums with his band Pacific as the crowd danced and celebrated for the three great causes! VIP guests enjoyed Earthly Body gift bags.