All posts tagged: Breast cancer awareness

Buzzing About: Bee Line Designs

  The holidays are quickly approaching and supporting local is a wonderful place to start when buying gifts for loved ones this holiday season.  An island favorite is the exquisite handcrafted designs made by Gale Tibbetts, founder of Bee Line Designs by 24k-Mon Jewelers & Art Gallery.  Gale is a Caymanian artist and from an early age she has had a desire and infatuation to have some form of art as a career. Always being her happiest when her hands are occupied and creating something artistic. Her collection is inspired by her love for the ocean and the island’s natural beauty.  Bee Line Designs is composed of handcrafted jewelry and unique crafts.  Gale has been creating handmade jewelry for the past 35 years.  Her signature style for Bee Line Designs, is her use of Swarovski crystals, semi-precious gem stones, pearls and a selection of metals.  Her collection is hand forged by Gale creating one-of-a-kind pieces.  Bee Line Designs has an array of products, including: necklaces, bracelets, earrings, belts, anklets and key chains all of which are …

Going Green but Thinking Pink…

As you know October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and marketing focuses on “Think Pink” and I fully support raising awareness for breast cancer and that education is key.  With this in  mind I want to encourage everyone who is thinking pink to go green.  I found a great article today which I want to share with you all, as it has a wonderful and very informative info-graphic about ingredients found in products women use daily that  are contributing to the risk of getting cancer.  What are these cancer-causing ingredients? Lead, aluminum, parabens, phthalates, triclosan and octyl-methoxycinnamate. I implore you ladies to take the time to read the ingredients in products which you use daily such as make-up, deodorant, perfume, lotions, bath products and hair products and check if any of the harmful ingredients listed above are in fact used in the making of that product. Pink Fact:  “Each day, 1 in 13 women are exposed to known or probable human carcinogens through personal care products.” There are  wonderful green alternatives out there that are all …