We can’t think of a better cause than showing our support for important initiatives like breast cancer awareness—and spas and beauty brands around the globe are following suit. Here are just a few of the many offering special promotions for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Allegria Spa at Park Hyatt Beaver Creek – Avon, CO: All proceeds from the $25 Cut-a-Thon event, October 10, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., will be donated to the Shaw Regional Cancer Center’s “Pretty in Pink” fundraising campaign.
Eden Organix – Highland Park, NJ: The Oncology Spa Package, through November 22, 2013, soothes both skin and mind and is designed for those going through chemotherapy treatments or radiation, or that have had lymph node removal or surgery due to cancer. $170, plus tax
The Lodge at Woodloch – Hawley, PA: Wear pink to any salon service during the month of October and 10% of the balance will be donated to Susan G. Komen.
Agua Serena Spa at Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa – Indian Wells, CA: The spa is offering two packages—Relaxing in Pink ($225) and Tickled Pink Mani/Pedi ($100)—in October; a portion of the proceeds go to “Cancer Shmancer.”
Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa – Paradise Valley, AZ: Sanctuary Spa has trained its 24 therapists in oncology massage to sensitize them “to the unique challenges of safely and comfortably providing spa services to those living with or recovering from cancer.”
Kurotel Medical Center for Longevity and Spa – Gramado, Brazil: The medical destination spa has developed a special-focused plan to care for cancer survivors. Designed to help people get back on their feet and find their “new normal,” the program revolves around desintoxication, physical conditioning, increase of lean body mass, improvement of cognitive function and self-esteem, relaxation, chronic pain relief, and general check-up.
The Farm at San Benito – Batangas, Philippines: Specialized healing retreats at The Farm include Integrative Cancer Care: The spa works with the guest’s oncologist and its own team of medical specialists to administer natural approaches to safely support the body, strengthen the immune system, and boost energy through scientifically based integrative therapies.
Spa Pechanga at Pechanga Resort & Casino – Temecula, CA: Anyone who wishes to chop off and donate eight inches or more of their hair will receive a free haircut and style from the professional salon masters at Spa Pechanga during October. All collected ponytails from Spa Pechanga will be given to the HairUWear® organization.
Rock Spa at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego – San Diego, CA: Through the month of October, Rock Spa will be highlighting a Pink Sugar Whip Body Scrub (50 mins; $125) with 25% of the service cost donated to Pink-tober causes.
CHILL SPA at Hotel Terra Jackson Hole – Jackson Hole, WY: Book a Chill for a Cause treatment—including the PINK Awareness Pink Grapefruit Facial (50/80 mins; $129/$179); Fight Like a Girl Facial (50/80 mins; $129/$179); and Live. Love. And Get a Massage (50/80 mins; $129/$179)—and 10% of the proceeds will be donated to the Breast Cancer division of Saint John’s Women’s Healthcare Fund.
Primavera is commemorating Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a donation based on product sales to Look Good…Feel Better. The donation will encompass 75 percent of online sales of Restoring Rose Sallow Thorn Body Lotion throughout October. Purchases must be made via the brand website, www.primaveralife.com, to qualify.
Send Me On Vacation, which helps provide vacations to breast cancer survivors, will hold its yearly vacation event at Lumeria Maui Resort and Spa in Makawao, Hawaii, November 1-5, 2013.
At select Ouidad-certified salons, all proceeds from select Salon Series Treatments will be donated to Curls for a Cure® and additionally matched dollar for dollar by Ouidad. Throughout the month of October.
Manduka’s “Pink Page” will showcase its most beloved products—including the eKO Yoga Mat, Swoon ($88), and eQua HOT Yoga Towel, Behold ($60)—throughout the month of October, with 10% of the proceeds going to breastcancer.org.
Tweezerman 2013 BCA Precision in Pink Slant Tweezer: $1 from the sale of each limited edition Precision in Pink Slant Tweezer—adorned in pink enamel, the trademark BCA ribbon, and a Swarovski® crystal—will go to Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, the CEW Cancer and Careers organizations, and other nationwide charities.
Gaiam: $1 from the sale of the Pink Ribbon II yoga mat and the Pink Ribbon Pilates DVD, from celebrity Pilates instructor Mari Winsor, will go to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Available on Amazon.com.
Two dollars from every purchase of SkinAgain’s Rescue—designed to alleviate burns and scarring resulting from intensive cancer treatments and reconstructive surgeries—will go to the American Cancer Society during the month of October.
For every $100 spent on PINK products (Rosee Visage, Toning Bust, and Decollete Parfait), receive a Moisturizing Body Milk mini FREE—it’s sent in a PINK bag with self-exam card and is just one of the promotions Phytomer is offering. A portion of proceeds during the month of October will be donated to finding a cure. Valid in participating spas and online at www.lespausa.com.
Proceeds from DECLÉOR Aromatherapy Coffrets ($84-$98) will go to Cancer and Careers, a program of CEW Foundation.
New anti-aging serum, MitoQ®, will donate 15% of net proceeds to the National Breast Cancer Foundation during the month of October. $185
TOCCA will be donating 50% of sales of its new Delicato da Viaggio Set ($22) to Bright Pink throughout October.
OPI’s Pink of Hearts promotion features a duo pack of Pink-ing of You and More than a Glimmer shades, plus, pink ribbon and crystal decals to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research and support. In 2013, OPI will donate $25,000 in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month to Susan G. Komenand $5,000 to Rethink Breast Cancer. $15.95 ($19.95 CAN)
Joico’s Style for a Cure campaign includes special pink product promotions—the “2 for $22” duo deal of JoiMist Firm hairspray and JoiWhip foam is available through October—as well as offers marketing support for salons and professional stylists who wish to hold their own breast cancer-related events.
Terms and conditions may apply to treatments and products mentioned above; check with the spa location or brand for specific details.