Four years ago stylists Amy O'Brien and Jill Sires attended a Matrix training in Palm Springs, CA. They were so inspired by Matrix's Chairs of Change program that they decided to create an event to showcase local talent and give back to their community. Rock the Look: Stylists Giving Back was born! The event which will take place on May 17, 2014 in Waterloo, Iowa, will host around 500 attendees and benefit St. Jude Children Research Hospital.
Check out some of the great looks seen at past Rock the Look events!
The Beauty Bus Foundation is committed to helping the chronically or terminally ill by providing self-confidence, grace and hope in the form of beauty services. Now is your chance to take part in this valuable cause - the foundation recently announced its upcoming training dates for beauty professionals wishing to volunteer their time and services to those in need.
For more than half her life, 16-year-old Annie struggled with hair loss caused by alopecia areata. "It was hard going to school looking so different," she reflects. "I spent years treating the condition, but none of my efforts were effective." Relief finally arrived via Wigs for Kids, one of several national organizations that accepts and transforms tress donations into perukes for those suffering myriad medical ailments. Nearly anyone can donate hair, once a few basic provisions are met.
Regis Corporation, a global forerunner in the haircare industry with brands including Supercuts, SmartStyle, MasterCuts and Regis Salons, has supported breast cancer research for more than 20 years.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.