Stay In The Pink - promoting monthly breast self-exams
Founder Jamie Inman, a two time breast cancer survivor, has a goal to make monthly breast self-exams a part of every woman's health regimen, along with annual doctor exams and mammograms. She offers an easy way to get the Breast ChekTM Kit and to get the message out that there is a product that makes breast self-exams more accurate and easy, thus more likely to be done routinely. Visit Jamie today and be sure to read her inspirational story.
Stay In The Pink
Patricia A. Wrixon has over 25 years of experience in the beauty and hair related industries. After recognizing that there were limited hair replacement options available for women, Ms. Wrixon spoke with a number of oncologists and started a firm for women's hair replacement.
1983-1993: Co-Founded P.K. Walsh, a women's hair replacement salon. This salon initially served women who had lost their hair as a side effect of cancer treatments. Soon after, the company expanded their clientele to include other medical and non-medical hair loss conditions.
1994-present: The Salon at 10 Newbury, a recognized women's hair replacement center, offers a wide range of wigs and hairpieces to women experiencing hair loss. In addition, The Salon offers hair replacement clients color and hair services, as well as facials and waxing.
2001-2005: Co-Founded The Women's Image Center, a health boutique providing specialized services for women in need of wigs and breast prosthesis.
The framework of her career and interests has always been to help women improve their image. Ms. Wrixon has the expertise to offer women options to help them resolve hair loss issues in a private and comfortable setting. Ms. Wrixon can recommend hairstyles from a contemporary collection of wigs and hairpieces that are easy to care for, natural looking and ready to wear, enabling women to look and feel like themselves again.
Ms. Wrixon has lectured extensively to diverse groups such as the American Hair Loss Council, various civic, social and medical groups, as well as, to students of beauty academies throughout the greater Boston area. With her experience in the hair loss industry, she has been a volunteer at the Friends Boutique at Dana Farber Hospital, and other women's service oriented organizations. In addition, Ms. Wrixon has been acknowledged as a hair replacement specialist in Carolyn Kaelin's book Living Through Breast Cancer: A Guide to Surviving Breast Cancer.
The Salon at 10 Newbury Street
Michelle Fournier is the owner and founder of abandon Ship Industries, an independent clothing company based in Lynn, MA where she looks after all design, production and sales operations. Michelle is passionate about designing clothes that "fit" for every individual. Michelle is responsible for Jillies garment designs. She has channeled her love of fashion and desire to create clothing that is practical, wearable and unique and designed the Jillies line of treatment garments for women.
Michelle is no outsider to the fashion industry having spent the past 14 years working with Geoffrey B. Small Italia. In this role, she was in charge of running all wholesale and retail productions as well as designing and developing clothing lines for the men's and women's collection each fall and spring that was shown in Paris.
Drawing on these years of experience working with Geoffrey, Michelle began to develop her own line of clothing under the abandon Ship Industries name, where she now focuses mainly on creating unique pieces that are tailor made to fit each client.
Passionate about fashion design and its possibilities, Michelle provides a one on one kind of service that affords her clients the opportunity to have a unique piece of clothing designed specifically for them.
Michelle is available for private consultations at email@example.com.
"Makeup is transforming, not just physically but emotionally as well…it can really empower a person."
– Dani Wagener
Dani has made a significant impact on women all over the world through this talent. She believes in not only making women beautiful but it is her love of "effect and empowerment" that drew her to makeup at an early age.
Ms. Wagener believes that as a top Professional Makeup Artist, it is her job to be an expert in all areas of beauty so that she can deliver whatever the client desires – ranging from natural, fantasy, runway, editorial or everyday beauty. Her mastery of Traditional Makeup, Airbrush Makeup, Skincare, Lash Extensions and False Eyelashes are what separates her from others.
Her vast experience and knowledge has made Dani a highly sought-after makeup artist for both editorial and runways throughout the country, including magazines such as Allure and for top American Designers at New York Fashion Week. One of Ms. Wagener's most recent highlights of her career was working with celebrated fashion designer Giorgio Armani to transform some of the most beloved faces in the world. Niki Taylor, Kerry Washington, Jenny McCarthy, Emily Deschanel and Daisy Fuentes are just a few of the celebrity clients that have called on her.
Her work has been recognized by some of the most discerning names in both the beauty and fashion worlds. It is this recognition that led to her receiving some of the most coveted awards in the beauty industry including the Beauty Award for Best Makeup Artist in Boston Magazine. She not only won this award in 2007 but was again honored in 2008. While Dani is extremely honored and grateful for all of her awards and accolades from her peers it is her personal love of effecting and empowering everyday women that blesses her most.
Danni Wagener Make Up Artist
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The beaubeau: "Beautiful Scarves for Beautiful Heads"
Treat yourself to a scarf that is 'heads above the rest'. This unique scarf was designed by someone who lost her own hair and wanted to remain fashionable and stylish while experiencing medical hair loss. You don't have to give up your sense of style while wearing these scarves. They are offered in a myriad of colors, designs and fabrics. The beaubeau unites the world of fashion with medical head wear - the perfect alternative to wearing a wig! We also provide comfy sleep caps that stay in place, headband scarves for the re-growth phase and unique gifts for cancer patients. Just because you have lost your hair does not mean you have to lose your sense of style!