Monthly Archives: October 2014

The Roaring Twenties Inspires Breast Cancer Research

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When I was in sixth grade, I was in a school play about the 1920’s. I recall learning about this decade in the eyes of a flapper, as that was my part in the play. My mom made a beautiful dress for me, full of fringe, as I learned some “new-old” dance moves for the play. Even at the age of 11 as I played the part of a flapper, I felt the empowerment, the inspiration to dance and have fun, to live and be free.

The 1920’s is regarded as a break from tradition and a flirtatious and romantic decade of modern living. People began to feel liberated (especially women) and new trends in fashion and beauty were inspired on the movie screens or jazz clubs. Consumer demand inspired modern technology and inventions.

Fast-forward to the 1990’s when breast cancer research and awareness began to make an…

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Welcome. It’s A Great Day at Aveda.

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Walk into any Aveda Experience Center (aka retail store) and you’ll be kindly greeted by an Aveda Advisor proudly saying “welcome to Aveda” accompanied by a cup of warm Aveda Comforting Tea. The aroma of 25 pure plant and flower essences (#smellsLikeAveda) will wrap around your mind, body and soul like a warm blanket. Like an enchanting spell, it’s as if you’ve been lightly lifted off your feet as you float around admiring the latest in Ayurvedic-inspired beauty products.

“It’s a great day at Aveda” has become a tagline sentiment of those who live the Aveda lifestyle. From the moment I first experienced the Aveda difference, I was smitten. I didn’t know it then, (nearly 20 years ago as pre-teen just beginning my exploration of the world of beauty) but Aveda was about to change my life. With a bottle of Shampure Shampoo in hand, I knew there was something…

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The Roaring 20’s: Inspire Greatness Hair and Makeup Shows to Benefit Breast Cancer Research

Every October, we join in the fight against breast cancer by fundraising for cruelty-free research through the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. You can join us at our upcoming hair and makeup shows! Proceeds all go to the cause! Check out the posters for details.
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