Charity

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Product Guide
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and there's no better time to support this important cause by donating to research and awareness organizations that help save lives. Don't know where to start? We've gathered together a list of some of the top beauty brands' hair, skincare, and nail products and tools you'll love - all of which donate to breast cancer awareness organizations.Click through to see the guide! [Image: Getty Images] [pagebreak]

Beauty News: Eufora Hosts First Annual Heroic Happy Hour for Veterans
Hair care brand Eufora recently hosted its first annual Beards and Brews event, a Heroic Happy Hour to honor veterans and active duty troops. Held at Eufora Headquarters, the special event offered complimentary haircuts and beard trims, courtesy of the San Diego education team. The night was filled with great hair-styling, good food, new friends and some killer music.

Martino Cartier to Hold 2nd Annual A Night of Wigs & Wishes
After a highly successful First Annual Night of Wigs & Wishes last year, celebrity stylist, salon owner and founder of the charity Friends Are By Your Side, Martino Cartier, will be hosting a 2nd Annual Night of Wigs & Wishes on October 5th, 2014.

Each year since the tragic attacks on September 11, 2001, Paul Mitchell cosmetology schools across America have held some type of event in remembrance of the precious lives lost that day.

Recently, Teresa Lane, a cancer survivor, won a brand new Mini Cooper Coupe from City of Hope. Read her beautiful story of new beginnings: My name is Teresa Lane and I am a cancer survivor… actually, the word “survivor” best describes my life story (so I’ve been told) and I am extremely blessed and very grateful to have so many wonderful friends and family for support… I couldn’t imagine my life without all of the love and genuine concerns for my happiness and good health.

Giving back has been part of the Paul Mitchell DNA since the brand’s inception — whether taking steps toward sustainability, helping families in need, supporting underserved kids or empowering communities to lead a healthy lifestyle, Paul Mitchell believes in doing good for people and the planet. Now, to commemorate the launch of the new and improved Paul Mitchell website, the brand is engaging fans to join them in the pay it forward movement.

A cut-a-thon to raise money and awareness for The Village of Hope Homeless Shelter will be held on Oct 5 from 12pm to 5pm at Tribeca Salon in Aliso Viejo. Salon visitors will enjoy live music, raffles, food, refreshments, balloon diva for the kids and $25 haircuts. All the money raised will go to the Village of Hope. “Tribeca Destination Salon is participating in this cut-a-thon because we believe that volunteerism and community service are important to the success and growth and well-being of our community,” states Timothy Telles, owner.

Charity Begins at Home: Paul Mitchell Schools Donate $133,000 to Local Charities
In the past 11 years, the international network of Paul Mitchell cosmetology schools has raised and donated over $13.3 million to a variety of charitable organizations, including $1 million to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, $1 million to Leeza Gibbons Memory Foundation, $410,000 to the Gary Sinise Foundation, $270,000 to Habitat for Humanity, and $680,000 to Food 4 Africa, to name just a few.

Charity: Paul Brown Salons Provides Beauty Makeovers to Camp Anuenue Patients
Paul Brown, master stylist and philanthropist, puts the finishing touch on a camper at Camp Anuenue.

Beauty Charity: Bellezza Spa's Paola Berrios Joins "Look Good Feel Better" Campa
Paola Berrios, owner of Bellezza Spa of Centreville, VA, is joining the “Look Good Feel Better” campaign held at Life with Cancer, a hands-on workshop conducted by professional cosmetologists to help women manage the appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment. Berrios will teach Look Good, Feel Better workshops on Aug. 12 and Oct. 14 in 2014; and Jan. 19, Feb. 16, Mar. 16, Apr. 20, June 15, Aug. 17, Oct. 19 and Dec. 14 in 2015 at Life with Cancer offices at 8411 Pennell Street in Fairfax, VA. 

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