Pick up some cool summer gear and support a great cause. From June 1st to August 1st we will be selling a fun and versatile summer stretchy scarf or “buff” like the ones you’ve seen on the tv show Survivor. They can be worn more than a dozen different ways and are the perfect summer accessory! They only cost $5 and all of the proceeds from your purchase go toward support of The Central PA Humane Society. Get them for you, a friend, a furry friend and the kids and know that you are doing your part to support a great cause.
HAVE FUN IN THE BUFF AND MAYBE WIN A GREAT PRIZE TOO!
The Salon Professional Academy is running a fun contest that could make you “Insta-famous” and hook you up with a fabulous prize. Simply follow the steps below for a chance to win the grand prize.
The contest is simple:
Purchase a TSPA Buff at the school
Take a fun, creative selfie prominently featuring you wearing the buff.(keep the images appropriate please 😊 )
Post it to your Instagram account using these two hashtags: [#tspainthebuff] & [#tspaaltoona]
Post your picture by August 1st
Check back with the school, our social media accounts, and/or website to see if you won and to claim your prize.
CONTEST DETAILS: Employees, currently enrolled students, and direct account contacts from vendors/companies affiliated with the school are ineligible to win the grand prize. All posts need to be of an appropriate nature. Lewd, profane, discriminatory, or inappropriate posts will be disqualified. Winner must claim prize by September 1st, 2019 or it will be awarded to the next selected post winner. Contact this school with any additional questions you may have. The use of the word “buff” is a play on words as well as the colloquial, generic term for a stretchy, tubular-sewn scarf and not meant to imply the product being sold for charity is the trademark brand BUFF®.
The results are in. We have our two winners of the “Best of Westeros”contest! Drumroll, please…
The voters’ choice winner is Saige Allison with her “Mother of Dragons” look. Everyone loved this eye-catching red makeup (complete with dragon scales) and dress paired with Khaleesi-colored hair. It’s a great display of both creativity and technical skill. Congrats, Saige!
The judges’ choice winner is Rachelle Reeder and her “Children of the Forest Look”! She was able to work with a lot of textures for both hair and makeup to create this woodland fantasy. It was a great chance for her to show off her artistry and cosmetology skills. Nice job, Rachelle!
“The inspiration for my Game of Thrones look came from the Night King, the leader and first of the White Walkers. I wanted to create an intense look to match that of the Night King, while still putting my own feminine twist on things!”
“The inspiration for my piece was the quote “I’m not a lady, I’m a wolf.” I based my entire piece on this quote transforming my friend into half a lady and half a wolf.”
“For my Game of Thrones look, I wanted to blend Queen Daenerys Targaryen, the mother of dragons, and Drogon, one of her three dragons named after Khal Drogo. Drogon is the most aggressive of the three dragons and I wanted to capture that in this look!”
“Edgy warrior hairstyle was done by Corissa Hartman on the lovely Rachelle Reeder. I came up with this hairstyle that I find would fit perfectly in the game of thrones.”
“I took to Kohl Drogo for my inspiration for this Game of Thrones challenge. My goal while creating this look was to capture Drogo’s intense personality.”
We loved running this fun contest! If you want to participate in events like this, apply to our cosmetology program at The Salon Professional Academy (TSPA), Altoona! You could learn awesome hair and makeup skills like Saige and Rachelle. Contact us now!
Donations will directly support State Trooper Landon Weaver’s family.
Join The Salon Professional Academy for a fundraiser to directly support State Troops Landon Weaver’s family. The Salon Professional Academy is donating 25% of all sales during the fundraiser. For community member’s who want to make a direct donation, there will be a donation box. Purchases may include salon services, spa & spray tanning packages, gift certificates and all salon products.
On September 27th, Trim Hunger hopes to break the Guinness Book of World Records’ existing record for the most people cutting hair at the same time when over 20 Trim Hunger Cut-A-Thons will be held simultaneously at The Salon Professional Academies (TSPAs) across the nation. Additionally, a wide variety of events and fund-raisers will take place at individual participating TSPA franchise locations. To learn more about Trim Hunger, visit www.TrimHunger.com
In recognition of Hunger Awareness Month, Redken 5th Avenue NYC in collaboration with The Salon Professional Academy, will host the Trim Hunger™ Cut-A-Thon at the Redken Exchange in NYC on Thursday, September 10th from 10am– 3:30 pm to benefit City Harvest, a food rescue organization dedicated to helping feed the nearly 1.4 million New Yorkers facing hunger.
Top Redken stylists will be giving haircuts, blowouts and braids for a minimum donation of $25. Much like the way color specific ribbons are worn in support of causes, painting your thumbnail has taken on the same social identity. Essie, also a sponsor of the event, will be offering “orange thumbie” manicures in their Trim Hunger “Roarrrrange” shade as a symbol of support in the fight against hunger.
Trim Hunger is the most recent non-profit endeavor of Redken stylist Josif Wittnik, owner of Salon CTI and Day Spa and The Salon Professional Academy in Appleton, WI. Following a local project to help feed families in need in his community, Josif developed Trim Hunger to raise awareness for the cause and feed the hungry on a national level.
“It costs City Harvest just 25 cents to rescue and deliver one pound of food in New York City, and with more than 2.6 million New Yorkers struggling to afford food for themselves and their families, a little bit goes a long way,” says Leslie Marino, General Manager, Redken US. “Redken’s Trim Hunger Cut-A-Thon will bring together both stylists and members of the community to help make an immediate impact on the fight against hunger in New York City.”
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