Spas and Suppliers Give Back in May

M for Makeup: From left: M. Stewart; L. Caruso; celebrated chef Rick Bayliss, one of the judges; and M. Rizzo.
M for Makeup: From left: M. Stewart; L. Caruso; celebrated chef Rick Bayliss, one of the judges; and M. Rizzo.

Melanie Rizzo, makeup artist at M for Makeup, Laura Caruso of Laura Black Makeup and Michael Stewart, donated their services to the Arthur Murray/Susan G. Komen 6th Annual Dancing With Chicago Celebrities Event in Chicago in March. The event raised money for the Susan G. Komen Foundation. 708-381-9949

Solstice Day Spa in Hyannis, MA, recently donated $1,500 to Independence House, a community-based resource on Cape Cod that provides free and confidential services to empower survivors of domestic violence. The gift was raised through the raffle of spa and beauty services. 508-775-7400

Dermalogica recently teamed up with Step Up Women’s Network (SUWN), hosting more than 100 guests at its two U.S. concept spaces in Santa Monica and New York. Jane Wurwand, owner and CEO of Dermalogica and mentor for SUWN, spoke at the events, addressing the importance of mentoring youth and fostering entrepreneurship. The Dermalogica Foundation also made a $7,500 contribution to the SUWN. 310-900-4000

Tweezerman’s Second Bottom Line program, which shares profits with those in need, offered several efforts in 2010, including the 2010 Paw Print Mini Slant Tweezer & Matchbox Itty Bitty Files, raising $39,403 for the Humane Society of the United States. Also, $642,475 was raised from the Precision in Pink Slant Tweezer for national and local Long Island, NY, breast cancer charities. For Spring 2011, the company is partnering with Starlight Children’s Foundation by offering a portion of the proceeds of its new Reach for the Stars Mini Slant Tweezer and Zip File. 800-645-3340

Members of the SpaRitual team visited with the Los Angeles-based environmental nonprofit organization, TreePeople, for an afternoon of ecological and sustainability education and volunteerism. Along with hands-on activities, the team learned more about people’s physical impact on the environment. The company also offers the Love Your Planet nail lacquer collection with two exclusive shades and packaging with a fully recyclable paper insert embedded with seeds to plant. 877-772-7488

During March, Episciences, Inc. donated 2% of all its proceeds, both from online sales and from its Epionce professionals, to the American Red Cross Japan Tsunami Disaster Relief. 866-374-6623

Members of the Bio-Therapeutic, Inc. team took time to volunteer with, coach and sponsor the Seattle junior soccer team, the bt-Panthers, leading the team to a championship victory. 800-971-6438


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