Sisley & the Become a Friend of the Heart Yard Campaign

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On the 1st of September, Sisley launched a charity collaboration with the Kids Company, to raise money towards the 2012 running costs of the charity’s ‘Heart Yard’.   The Heart Yard is a sanctuary in South London where vulnerable children and their carers receive emotional and psychological support. To support the charity, Sisley will: 1. Sisley will donate 10% from the proceeds of all sales of its best-selling Sisleÿa Global Anti-Age and Sisleÿa Eye & […]

Pantene Pro-V Charity Collaboration with Cancer Hair Care!

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Pantene have very recently launched some limited edition packs aross their classic care range to raise money for Cancer Hair Care, a UK charity dedicated to helping women living with hair loss through cancer treatment.   By purchasing Pantene Pro-V Classic Care Shampoo or Conditioner, which features the Cancer Hair Care logo on pack, 5 pence will be donated directly to the charity.    They have just gone into store now, so everyone can do […]

OPI Charity Nail Polish for Ovarian Cancer Awareness!

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OPI have created a charity shade to support Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month (March) and with every purchase made in this month, Lena White will donate £1 to Ovacome. The shade is ‘Teal The Cows Come Home’: Ovarian cancer is very heard to spot because the symptoms can be so easily confused for something else. Remember the acronym BEAT: Bloating that does not come and go Eating less and feeling fuller quickly Abdominal Pain Tell your […]

Avon and Refuge launch the 1 in 4 women campaign

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Avon and Refuge have been working together to launch the 1in4 women campaign, which calls on women to learn and recognise the signs of domestic violence and help a loved on who might be suffering now, or in the future. They say: With only 16% of women reporting incidents to the police, the majority of domestic violence is suffered in silence.  We hope to empower women with the skills to help make this stop.  But […]

Shiseido Charity Auction for Japan Tsunami/Earthquake Appeal on eBay, 11th August – 21st August 2011

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It wasn’t that long ago that a fateful earthquake off the Pacific coast of Tohoku, Japan struck, and triggered the devastating Tsunami which killed over 18,000 people and destroyed every home in its path.  People there still need help and support. Many Cosmetic Companies have donated towards the relief appeal already and Shiseido, the epitome of  the high quality Japanese beauty brand, donated 100 million Japanese Yen and sundries (such as shampoo, soap and disinfectant) […]

Help Japan, Donate with Groupon

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On Friday 11th March 2011 a massive earthquake measuring 8.9 on the Richter scale struck the east coast of Japan, triggering a tsunami which has left a trail of destruction and many dead or missing. You can read more about it here. Groupon have today created a ‘deal’ where you can donate £2 to help Japan – you can use credit card, debit card and Paypal to pay. You can buy multiples if you want […]

Give and Make Up for Refuge & Women’s Aid: How to help

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Give and Make Up is a UK not for profit initative that supports charities like Refuge and Womens Aid by donating everyday essentials to those who are in need. Each week two women in the United Kingdom are murdered by a partner or ex-partner. One woman in four experiences domestic violence in their lifetime. Helping is quite simple, as I found – Grab a bag or box, whip together new, lightly used, samples sized toiletries […]

Centerpoint More Than A Gift; Giving the homeless a chance to freshen up…

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I was contacted this week and told about a great Christmas ‘gift’ scheme run by Centerpoint, a charity that supports young homeless people in the UK. Over Christmas, we can buy a “gift” for someone on the Centerpoint shop site. They will provide you with a card or e-card you can then pass on to the recipient detailing your gift. Each gift has been carefully chosen to bring hope to a young person’s life. There […]

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