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“IT’S MORE THAN A RIBBON. IT UNITES US.” – #ELCFamily

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Posted by 10.02.20

Breast Cancer Awareness Month only comes around once each year, but the fight for a cure is year round, thanks to companies like Estee Lauder.

For as long as I can remember the Estee Lauder Family has been almost synonymous with Breast Cancer Awareness. Evelyn H. Lauder was a tireless crusader for this cause dating all the way back to 1992 when she created the iconic Pink Ribbon that is used around the world to stand for this life-saving cause. Her goal was to see the pink ribbon worn everywhere in the hope that it would keep the conversation about finding a cure for breast cancer top of mind.

In fact, I had the honor of being the first Editor for the Cancerandcareers.org  initiative

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MEET SONIA KHEMIRI AND SYLVIE GIRET – CO-FOUNDERS OF BEAUTYQUE NYC

Posted by 07.12.20

In the midst of the pandemic, both customers and brands are looking for new ways to experience beauty and the traditional retail space. Enter Beautyque NYC Co-Founders Sonia Khemiri and Sylvie Giret, two woman who have made a major pivot to a new interactive, virtual shopping, education and beauty brand experience – all from the comfort of the consumer’s home. Both Sonia and Slyvie are French born but US-based business women who met and started collaborating together after they created their own skin care lines.

At Beautyque, customers are given the opportunity to understand and make their own choices for beauty and wellness. Before shopping, Beautyque’s primary mission is to help

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MEET ALEXIS ANDROULAKIS AND CHRISTINA BASIAS – CREATORS OF FEMPOWER BEAUTY

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Posted by 11.17.19

On the night of the 2017 Women’s March, Alexis Androulakis and Christina Basias watched the massive numbers of women and allies that came together across the world to march for equality. They imagined every human that marched donating and the change it would create, and it was an AHA moment. They saw an opening for activist beauty, and thus Fempower Beauty was born.
The initial idea that Alexis and Christina had was for a product that femmes interact with on a daily basis to spark magic and create impact. They chose beauty because it has inevitably dictated what it means to be “feminine” for centuries. And they knew that those rules had to change. Wanting to make giving back as easy a

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THE NEW RED DOOR WILL BLOW YOUR MYND

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Posted by 08.14.19

When I was fresh out of Barnard, I was treated to a mani at the famous Red Door Salon by a woman who I considered to be a mentor. It was a huge treat for me and started me off on a lifetime of professional beauty treatments. The iconic Elizabeth Arden Red Door on Fifth Avenue was truly THE beauty institution of it’s time for a lot of very posh women.

Fast forward to 2019 and Red Door Salon & Spa has just undergone a comprehensive modernization. Now known under the moniker Mynd Spa & Salon, the brand has a fresh and uber modern zen-like feeling, a huge departure from the original. The new menu will feature bespoke beauty and wellness services covering massage therapy, body treatmen

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