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Stock Up Your Retail Area with Items that Give Back

Company: Caswell-Massey
Product: Fresh Cut Flowers-scented Products
Charity: A portion of the sales will be donated to the American Cancer Society, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer.
Website: www.caswellmassey.com

Company: chicBuds
Product: Pink Products (Pink Fauvette Bird Speaker, DJ Sport Headphones, and More)
Charity: 20 percent of proceeds will be donated to Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Website: www.chicbuds.com

Company: Dogeared
Product: Make a Wish Hope Ribbon Pin
Charity: A portion of the sales will be donated to Stand Up To Cancer
Website: www.dogearedwholesale.com

Company: Gianna Rose
Product: Pink Ribbon Soaps
Charity: A portion of the sales will be donated to the Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation.
Website: www.giannarose.com

Company: I am BEYOND
Product: Pretty in Pink Collection of Lifestyle and Activewear
Charity: A portion of the proceeds will be donated to breast cancer awareness
Website: www.iambeyond.com

Company: Krickette
Product: Think Pink Collection of Purses
Charity: A portion of the proceeds will be donated to breast cancer research
Website: www.krickette.com

Company: Needham Lane
Product: Isabella Pink Collection (PJs, Tunics, Slippers)
Charity: 20 percent of sales will be donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation
Website: www.needhamlane.com

Company: Project Iris
Product: Pink Ribbon Shirt
Charity: 10 percent of sales will be donated to breast cancer research
Website: www.projectirisclothing.com

Spa and Salon Products That Give Back

Spa, salon, and wellness companies are contributing to the cause in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Check out these products that give back:

Company: Alchimie Forever
Product: Kantic Evening Cream
Charity: 10 percent of sales will be donated to the National Foundation for Cancer Research
Website: www.alchimie-forever.com

Company: Bath by Bettijo
Product: Fenomenole
Charity: During the month of October, 25 percent of the proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society.
Website: www.bathbybettijo.com

Company: Beautyblender
Product: Travel Kit
Charity: 10 percent of sales will be donated to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
Website: www.beautyblender.net

Company: Boom Boom
Product: Boom Boom Push-Up Brow highlighting pencil
Charity: 10 percent of the sales will be donated to the American Cancer Society.
Website: www.boomboombeautybar.com

Company: CND
Product: Pink Wishes Colour & Effects Duo
Website: www.cnd.com

Company: Cricket
Product: Pink Technique Thermal Brushes
Charity: A portion of the proceeds from Cricket’s pink products will be donated to Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
Website: www.cricketco.com

Company: Cureology
Product: Haircare Products
Charity: A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
Website: www.cureologybeauty.com

Company: FHI Heat
Product: Limited Edition GO “Crush” Hairstyling Iron
Charity: $1 from each iron will be donated to The Regis Foundation for Breast Cancer Research.
Website: www.gohairstyling.com

Company: Fleur’s
Product: Silky Cleansing Cream
Charity: A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
Website: www.fleur-s.com

Company: Free Your Mane
Product: Conditioning Pomade and Restorative Hair Oil
Charity: 7 percent of proceeds will be donated through SE%EN, the company’s non-profit organization, to breast cancer awareness.
Website: www.freeyourmane.com

Company: Institut’DERMed
Product: Renewing Mask
Charity: 15 percent of sales throughout October will be donated to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Greater Atlanta Affiliate.
Website: www.idermed.com

Company: Kenra
Product: Volume Spray 25 and Platinum Blow-Dry Spray
Charity: The company will donate $20,000 to The Rapunzel Project.
Website: www.kenra.com

Company: Ole Henriksen
Product: Truth Serum
Charity: A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
Website: www.olehenriksen.com

Company: Phytomer
Product: Toning Bust Gel
Charity: A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Susan G. Komen For the Cure.
Website: www.phytomerusa.com

Company: Pureology
Product: PureVolume Kit
Charity: Pureology will make a flat $20,000 donation to Susan G. Komen for the Cure in support of its mission to end breast cancer forever.
Website: www.pureology.com

Company: Robanda
Product: Mr. Pumice Pink Contour Shape Bar
Charity: A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
Website: www.robanda.com

Company: Sanítas Skincare
Product: PeptiDerm Eye Treatment
Charity: A portion of proceeds will be donated to Sense of Security.
Website: www.sanitas-skincare.com

Company: SeneGence
Product: LipSense
Charity: A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Make Sense Foundation and to the American Breast Cancer Foundation.
Website: www.senegence.com

Company: Skin Authority
Product: Touch Transforms Kit
Charity: $5 from the sale of each kit will go to Look Good…Feel Better.
Website: www.skinauthority.com

Company: Suki
Product: Eye Lift Cellular Renewal Cream
Charity: All proceeds from the online purchase of Eye Lift Cellular Renewal Cream will be donated to Breast Cancer Action.
Website: www.sukiskincare.com

Dermalogica Co-Hosts Glamour Suite for Bloggers

Dermalogica partnered with Paul Mitchell, Stila, CND, and Beautisol to host a glamour suite at Robert Cromeans Salon in San Diego for 50 of the nation’s leading bloggers in anticipation of the annual BlogHer Conference. Each brand had the opportunity to showcase its latest product launches and provide guests with exclusive treatment services. During the event, bloggers experienced Dermalogica’s signature Face Mapping skin analysis and MicroZone treatments, learned about the Dermalogica story, and received the latest skincare news from Annet King, global director of education for Dermalogica.

Sothys Donates to A Prom to Remember Charity

For six weeks, beginning on Oct. 1, Sothys will donate 10 percent of sales of the Beauty Garden product collection to A Prom to Remember charity, which works to provide the ultimate prom experience for teens who have been affected by cancer. The event includes limousine transportation, formal attire, and a red carpet entrance at no expense to the teens and their families.

The Beauty Garden Collection is available at select spas and consists of Make-Up Removing Fluid with Cherry Bud, Floral Water with Angelica and Hawthorn, Comfort Mask with Helianthus and Rosemary, Face Care with Helianthus and Rosemary, Body lotion with Cherry Bud and Lavender, Helianthus and Walnut Shell Scrub, and Nourishing Body Oil with Helianthus. For spa locations, visit www.sothys-usa.com.

Shortcuts to Offer Effective Leadership Webinar on Monday

Shortcuts Software is hosting the free webinar Effective Leadership in Your Salon on Monday, Sept. 12 at 9 am PST. The webinar will focus on the idea that the success of spas and salons depends on the strength of the team and a team is only as strong as its leader. Attendees will learn techniques on how to be an effective leader, understand the difference between management vs. leadership, and learn the characteristics of a strong leader and the secrets of coaching and mentoring people. To register, click here.

SpaFinder Taps Mariel Hemingway as Wellness Week Spokesperson

SpaFinder partnered with actress Mariel Hemingway to promote its upcoming Wellness Week, which takes place March 19–25 in spas nationwide. Wellness Week brings together spas, fitness studios, yoga practitioners, Pilates studios, and other wellness businesses. In addition to offering free classes, workshops, seminars, and consultations, participating locations will also offer weeklong specials, providing consumers with an affordable way to experience the benefits of a wellness-based lifestyle. “We are thrilled to join forces with Mariel Hemingway, as she exemplifies what the wellness lifestyle is truly all about,” says Sallie Fraenkel, who leads Wellness Week for SpaFinder. “Her passionate voice will draw even wider attention to Wellness Week and inspire more people to make wellness a priority in their daily lives.”

Rishi Tea Named Official Beverage of National Yoga Month

Rishi Tea was named official beverage of National Yoga Month, which started Sept. 1. Yoga is an important part of the culture at Rishi Tea, as employees participate in a yoga class every Friday afternoon, which helps them wind down after a busy week at work. When the class is over, employees are encouraged to drink a cup of Unity Herbal Tea to further relax their minds and bodies and prepare to leave work for the week in a state of zen. In addition to being the official beverage of National Yoga Month, Rishi Tea will donate 25 percent of its online sales and 10 percent of its wholesale sales from its Organic Unity Herbal Tea to the National Yoga Month Organization, which helps promote yoga and healthy living across the country. “We’re thrilled to be a part of National Yoga Month,” says Todd Wickstrom, COO of Rishi Tea. “Yoga and tea seem to pair up perfectly, as both can help people pursue healthier, more enriching lifestyles.”

Signing Off: Virgo

Mercury has entered Virgo’s zodiac sign, and its influence may make them a little scattered. Sleep may not come easily, and their minds may be mulling different options over again. Encourage them to give themselves a break, maybe with a nice deep tissue massage.

Kamma Bothe has a degree from the Thalamus Institute for Psychology and Holistic Medicine in Berlin, Germany. She later continued her education in astrological studies with various well-known experts and has been working for 30 years as an astrological counselor and reader. Bothe ran her own clinic in Germany and is still known there as one of the pre-eminent readers. Now living in Sedona, AZ, she does readings at Mii amo, a destination spa at Enchantment Resort. You can contact her at kammastro@gmail.com or visit www.kammastro.com.

Book4Time Chosen as Software Vendor for The Grooming Company

Book4Time was chosen as the central spa software vendor for The Grooming Company and its portfolio of spa brands, which include N.BAR (pictured), Jet Set, 1847, and Tilia & Finn with a combined 19 locations in Dubai and many more planned for 2012 and on. “Book4Time was the clear choice for The Grooming Company to centralize our locations onto one cloud-based platform, enhancing our overall operations through seamless guest service management,” says Namrata Gupta, COO of The Grooming Company. “Reducing hardware and IT costs while providing a cost-effective and scalable solution for our growing business is key to our overall guest management strategy.”

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