On Monday, October 15, the international hair care brand Davines will give you a chance to get a haircut for a mere $15 donation and at the same time support a great environmental and humanitarian cause. From Vancouver, Canada to Orlando, Florida, more than 150 hair salons in the U.S. and Canada will be opening their doors to support the second annual Davines Sustainable Beauty Day.
One hundred percent of the donations collected on Sustainable Beauty Day will go to The Fruit Tree Planting Foundation. This organization plants fruit trees in impoverished communities in developing countries to provide improved nutrition and long term environmental benefits. Last year, Davines raised more tha
Talk about a catch-22. Unprotected exposure to UV rays during childhood significantly increases a person’s chances of developing skin cancer later in life. But since sunscreen is regulated as an over-the-counter drug by the FDA, it is prohibited from being used in America’s public schools – except for schools in the state of California.
Mother and beauty company executive Holly Thaggard wants to change all that and encourage sun protection for children even during the school day and especially on field trips. As founder and CEO of Supergoop!, a sunscreen company committed to incorporating SPF into our daily skincare regimens, she has launched Project Backpack, a vehicle to influen
If you hurry to sign up there still is time to get in on the $50 treatment specials offered for SpaWeek. Whether you are craving a massage, facial or body wrap, this special will help you achieve the treatment you want at a great price. Ending on Sunday, October 16, Fall 2011 SpaWeek allows you to pick the treatment and spa of your choice. Simply go to www.spaweek.com and register, browse the treatments and pick a spa in your area, there are participating spas from across the U.S. You make the appointment directly. This Bi-Annual event only happens twice a year, so hurry up and register to take advantage of the last two days.
Calling all frequent flyers. For this week’s Gorgeous Giveaway we have 3 Anti-Age Introductory Sets (each valued at $51) from Aromatherapy Associates to give to our lucky winners. This fabulous British brand, which is making major inroads in the U.S. market, harnesses the power of essential oils and plant extracts to create radiant, youthful complexions.
The Anti-Age Introductory Set contains six travel-size essentials.
Skin Firming Serum: apply morning and evening after cleansing and toning.
Fine Line Face Oil: apply over the serum.
Rich Repair Eye Cream: concentrate on lined areas for firming and nourishment.
Rich Repair Nourishing Cream: apply after eye cream for moisturizing and p