In an effort to eradicate breast cancer, many charitable companies have graciously stepped up to assist in battling the disease by offering special "pink" products. Proceeds benefit research, prevention, awareness and beyond-in the hopes that one day soon breast cancer will no longer be a threat to women. Here, we offer a look at the latest styling tools and products to go pink.
Pravana's Intense Therapy Leave-In Treatment
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness, Intense Therapy Leave-In Treatment
is available In Pink for a limited time!
Intense Therapy's enriched formula gives a burst of moisture and instantly transforms coarse, dry or frizzy hair to a smooth soft texture. Specially formulated, Intense Therapy
will rejuvenate and protect hair while shielding it from harmful UV rays
Pravana will donate a portion of the proceeds from the sale of this product to Beauty Bus Foundation
, an organization that aims to deliver dignity, hope and respite through beauty and grooming services.
Boom Boom Brow Bar
Boom Boom Brow Bar's Boom Boom Push-up Brow pencil
Add a little lift, provide some support and accent eyes with a dash of sparkle!
In October, Boom Boom Brow Bar
will donate 10%
from the sale of each Boom Boom Push-up Brow
highlighting pencil to The National Breast Cancer Foundation
. One side of the magical two-sided pencil features a matte concealer that creates the illusion of lift as it also works to camouflage unwanted hairs.
For a bit of shine and to mask dark circles, users can dab the sparkly side of the pencil on the inside corner of the eye. Boom Boom Brow Bar offers complimentary brow waxes for breast cancer survivors and strugglers
How many New York City destinations have more than two dozen bras dangling from crystal chandeliers? Boom Boom Brow Bar
does! During the month of October, the brow bar is offering free waxes to breast cancer survivors and strugglers.
"These women are rockstars. As far as I'm concerned, it's the least I can do to have them feeling their best brow-wise!" says Boom Boom
, owner of Boom Boom Brow Bar
According to the American Cancer Society
, approximately one in eight women will develop invasive breast cancer in their lifetime.
Support Breast Cancer Awareness with the purchase of Aquage
's limited edition pink Finishing Spray
(full and travel size), Beyond Shine
and SeaExtend Silkening Oil Treatment
Together, we do make a difference.
Macadamia Natural Oil
The Limited Edition Pink No Tangle Pre-Styler Brush by Macadamia Natural Oil
In an effort to support women with cancer, Macadamia Natural Oil
offers a Limited Edition Pink No Tangle Pre-Styler Brush
that painlessly detangles clients' hair-even locks damaged by cancer treatments.
The eye catching pink brush is packaged along with the Healing Oil Treatment
and Deep Repair Mask
In the spirit of giving, 10 percent
of net proceeds will benefit Cosmetic Executive Women's Cancer
nonprofit organization, which offers career coaching, free educational publications, support groups and educational seminars for people with cancer.
Throughout September, Matrix
is partnering with Beauty Systems Group
(BSG) to raise awareness about breast cancer with its specially designed Total Results, Biolage, Design Pulse
, and Vavoom "2 for $22"
Matrix has pledged $34,000
to the Susan G. Komen foundation.
The duos will also be sold through jcpenney salons and Salon Centric stores to benefit the City of Hope
In 2012, Matrix will make a one-time donation of $25,000
to City of Hope for breast cancer research, treatment and education.
by Pure Extensions
is a turnkey BCA kit that includes enough "radical pink" extensions for 10 clients, threader, step-by-step printed guide
; table tent; donation box; window decal; and "Ask Me" and "I Gave" stickers. Kit and refill orders are shipped promptly.
For complete information on how to get started: PureExtensions.com
Sexy Hair Concepts
Big Sexy Hair Big Sexy Hair
's best-selling hairspray is also a catalyst for promoting awareness.
Via a contest sponsored by the company, graphic designers nationwide had an opportunity to see their concept grace a special "Pink" edition of this hairspray. Cherie Porter
's winning zipper design was chosen for this special breast cancer initiative.
Five percent of net proceeds (up to $40,000
) from the sale of these special pink cans will benefit Look Good Feel Better
(LGFB)-a national public service program that assists patients struggling with the appearance-related challenges of cancer treatment.
Sexy Hair's employees unite for the company's 3rd Caring is Sexy Walkathon
In other Sexy Hair
news, more than 100 employees
gathered at California's Santa Monica Beach on August 16, 2012 for the company's 3rd Caring is Sexy Walkathon
At the end of the event, approximately $5,000
was raised for Look Good Feel Better
. A partner since 2011, Sexy Hair has raised more than $300,000
for the organization.
SHE by SO.CAP. USA
Ron "Mr. Ron" Cardillo
, President and CEO of SHE by SO.CAP. USA
, initiated his company's "Pink Hair for Hope
" campaign seven years ago.
"When we launched our program, we never dreamed that it would become an industry phenomenon," Mr. Ron explains.
"I remember all of us being so amazed and happy the first year when we raised $25,000
Because we had a better handle on how to promote the program the next year, we raised $175,000
Today, our 'Pink Hair for Hope' campaign-which is supported by SHE by SO.CAP. USA distributors, salon network and many other salons and beauty professionals-has raised over $2.5 million to fight this disease."
For every pink product sold, Surface
will donate $1.00 to the Lisa Rendall Foundation
. Lisa Rendall was a local radio personality who lived with Stage 4 metastatic breast cancer for over 10 years.
She's credited with putting a face to breast cancer in Saskatchewan, Canada, by telling her story and raising over $400,000
Her organization continues to raise funds for the cause.
Alterna's 1 Night Highlights in Haute Pink Alterna
dares beauty enthusiasts to have a splash of fun with color!
Its temporary 1 Night Highlights
color collection is a mineral-based system that enables beauty buffs to create trendy looks such as ombré, tie-dye and chunky streaks-with no commitment.
The color easily washes out after one shampoo.
Throughout October, Alterna will donate 10%
of the net proceeds from its special 1 Night Highlights in Haute Pink
to the National Breast Cancer Foundation
CHI Pink Crinkle Breast Cancer Iron Collection by Farouk Systems
A portion of the proceeds from Farouk
's limited edition CHI Pink Crinkle Breast Cancer Iron Collection
will be donated to The Rose-a Houston-based non-profit organization that provides women with mammography screening and diagnosis, as well as access to treatment and support.
The pink collection includes the original CHI Ceramic Dual Voltage Hairstyling Iron
, a pink thermal mat and a delicate, chic, silver "Rose" ribbon bracelet.
Joico's JoiMist Firm Duo, ISO Daily Finish Joico/ISO's Beauty for Hope Initiative
is a year-round campaign that includes fundraising events and promotions, education, support and encouragement, as well as lots of inspiration.
The charitable company unveils a new program that essentially enables it to double its annual efforts.
Via a partnership with Beauty Systems Group
, Joico/ISO is offering special edition products that benefit Susan G. Komen For the Cure. Featured Joico duos-in specially-designed pink packaging-include JoiMist Firm
. Stand-alone offerings include ISO Bouncy Crème curl texturizer, ISO Daily Shape and ISO Daily Finish sprays.
The company also supported the annual City of Hope
fundraiser, held in Las Vegas in July, 2012.
Spilo Worldwide supports Expedition Inspiration-an organization that raises funds for research. It also supports survivors through a host of outdoor activities.
A portion of the profits earned on a selection of pink products-from July through December-benefit this organization.
The products include the Personna Flare Razor, which flaunts a pink and black handle and includes a blade lock for freehand styling and a blending guard.
Included is complimentary five-pack of super sharp Personna Hair Shaper Blades
For a limited time only, Spornette International's two most popular collections are in the pink in an effort to benefit breast cancer awareness.
Offered in a new palette of pink hues, the Pink Prego
includes a complimentary BCA pink ribbon Crystat
In addition, the Pink Little Wonder
teasing brush is unveiled. It creates va va voom volume due to its extended Tourmaline
nylon bristles that work in sync with the shorter boar bristles.
A portion of Spornette International sales proceeds will benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Bioken's Enfanti Color Care
In an effort to raise awareness and contribute to the search for a cure, Bioken
is donating a portion of the proceeds from the sale of every 16 oz. Enfanti Color Care
duo sold during September and October.
To qualify for the contribution, organizations must verify that at least 80%
of the donation will go directly toward research, prevention and/or screening.
Cold Cap Therapy Kenra
generously supports the Rapunzel Project
, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping cancer patients keep their hair via a unique cold cap therapy.
To date, Kenra has donated $50,000
to this worthy non-profit, with the goal of donating an additional $250,000
Sales of Kenra's pink products support this company's generous efforts! (Kenra.com
Angelo David Salon
New York City's posh Angelo David Salon offers breast cancer promotion
Manhattan's Angelo David Salon
supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Shades of Pink
During the month of October, 2012, 100% of sales
from every pink manicure will be donated to breastcancer.org
Additionally, 10% of the sales from the Angelo David Brush Collection
will also be donated to this organization.