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Spas and Suppliers Give Back During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By: Abby Penning
Posted: October 2, 2009
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Athena Cosmetics, Inc., the makers of RevitaLash, recently donated $10,000 to support breast cancer research and is also donating a portion of the proceeds from the sales of its lash product. The cause is close to the company’s heart, as Gayle Brinkenhoff, wife of RevitaLash creator Michael Brinkenhoff, MD, is a breast cancer survivor. 877-909-5274,

For every order placed in the months of May and June, beauty supplier TNG Worldwide donated $1 to the American Cancer Society to commemorate the 10th anniversary of its Salons for the Cure organization. The company also included a Salons for the Cure wildflower seed packet with each order. 800-362-6245

Helping I Have Wings, a foundation that supports women and men diagnosed with breast cancer, Mi Salon & Spa in Florence, KY, recently raised more than $3,500 through staff donations of time and discounted services, raffle baskets and a bake sale. 859-647-2566

Employees from American International Industries participated in the 16th Annual EIF Revlon Run/Walk For Women in Los Angeles for the fourth consecutive year. The event is one of the largest 5K fundraisers and has raised nearly $55 million for cancer research, counseling and outreach programs. 800-621-9585,

Dermelect Cosmeceuticals is donating 100% of the sales of its Cleavage Contour Cream to support breast cancer research and awareness. 888-693-3763,