Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Great Ways to Give Back
Spas are getting on board for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and we encourage you to also “think pink” when it comes to your spa-ing, beauty product-buying, and everything in between. We’re proud to list just a few of the many brands making a difference and supporting the fight against cancer.
Ste. Anne’s Spa: The three-night/four-day Peaceful Warrior Yoga Retreat honors survivors, fighters, their loved ones, and caretakers.
Acqualina Spa by ESPA: A portion of proceeds from all Gift of Love spa package purchases will go to the Susan G. Komen Foundation to support breast cancer research. You’ll also receive a free Love Your Skin collection gift.
Spa at Pinehurst: The spa’s sixth Annual Pink in Pinehurst Day, scheduled for October 20, provides complimentary spa services to breast cancer survivors; guests may also bring along a “breast friend,” who will receive 50 percent off select services taken that day.
Jane Iredale: One-hundred-percent of profits from sales of Jane Iredale’s 2014 Breast Cancer Awareness product, Smell the Roses facial spritz, will go to Living Beyond Breast Cancer®.
Gaiam: The brand’s two new products—the Forever Pink Yoga Mat and the Pink Ribbon Foam Roller—pay tribute to Breast Cancer Awareness Month. One dollar from each product purchase will be donated to support the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
TOCCA: Throughout October, 50 percent of proceeds from TOCCA’s Sapone da Viaggio in Cleopatra will benefit the Look Good, Feel Better initiative.
DECLEOR: Profits from DECLÉOR’s Sensorial Travel Collections (Sensorial Travel to the Orient – Hydrating Skincare Program and Sensorial Travel to the Mediterranean – Anti-Aging Skincare Program) will be donated to Cancer and Careers.
The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Chicago: The spa marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a limited-edition Pink Ribbon Massage (55/90 mins; $155/$205) using Amala organic essential oils, followed by a glass of rose champagne and a Pink Ribbon cupcake. Fifteen percent of treatment proceeds will benefit The Lynn Sage Foundation.
The Spa at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe: In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the spa is spotlighting the calming Inner Strength massage (90 mins; $170) and the detoxifying Stargazer treatment (90 mins; $150).
The Spas at Mandarin Oriental: The Inner Strength treatment, which utilizes the Inner Strength oil, created by Aromatherapy Associates’ founder Geraldine Howard during her cancer fight, has been added to the spa menu in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. A percentage of each service purchased will be donated towards cancer research.
Kao USA Inc.: The beauty and personal care megabrand has partnered with Susan G. Komen Foundation, with limited-edition pink ribbon packaging across five of its entities: Ban®, Bioré®, Curél®, Jergens®, and John Frieda® Hair Care. Kao will donate a quarter of a million dollars to the cause.
Spa Pechanga: The spa will provide free haircuts throughout the month of October; ponytails will be donated to the American Cancer Society.
SkinAgain: The vegan skin-care line’s Rescue and Vanish products were created for breast cancer survivors to heal from burns and scars caused by radiation and reconstructive surgery.
The Peninsula Bangkok: Guests have access to the French-inspired Peninsula en Rose Afternoon Tea, pink pastries, desserts, cocktails, and a rose-tinted spa offer during the month of October. Proceeds from all sales will benefit the Queen Sirikit Centre for Breast Cancer.