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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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Aveda is raising funds for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation through the release of its limited edition Hand Relief hand cream. During October, the company will donate $4 from each Hand Relief sold to the organization. 800-644-4831

Look Good ... Feel Better, an organization supporting those with breast cancer, held a Women of Hope is Beauty contest as part of its 20-year anniversary celebration, encouraging women to submit stories on how they embody the five core values of the organization—courage, confidence, control, community and caring. Five winners received makeovers and trips to New York City to attend the annual DreamBall. 800-395-5665

To help spas support breast cancer awareness and research, Mirabella has launched its Hope Lip Colour. The company is donating $1 for every tube of the lipstick sold between June 1 and October 31 to City of Hope, a leading research and treatment organization. 800-853-6650

Clarisonic participated in the 16th Annual EIF Revlon Walk/Run For Women in Los Angeles, where company co-founder Robb Akridge, PhD, donated $200,000 to the event. Clarisonic also is continuing its Pink Ribbon campaign, which donates a portion of each Pink Ribbon Clarisonic purchased to fight breast cancer. 888-525-2747

Christina PureMoist LipColour is a lipstick from jane iredale—The Skin Care Makeup named for actress and breast cancer survivor Christina Applegate, and the company is donating $2 to the organization Living Beyond Breast Cancer for each lipstick sold. Iredale is also donating $2 for each of its In The Pink PureGloss for Lips sold, and the company’s Zap&Hide product was named “Best Color Cosmetic Product” at the 2009 CITY Awards, given out by the Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors Association (ICMAD). 800-762-1132, info@janeiredale.com