It’s going to be “an indoor garden party”…
…in the skin care aisle.
LATHER is a brand that takes “a holistic approach to skin care” and a company that looks for “opportunities to give back to the community.”
Pasadena-based beauty entrepreneur Emilie Davidson—serious migraine sufferer since childhood—grew up ultra-sensitive to her surroundings, especially the chemicals and fragrances found in most cosmetic brands. When her father brought back a lavender soap from a business trip, Emilie found that it relieved some of her pain, and began placing it beneath her pillow at night to help her relax. It was with this discovery that Emilie gained an interest in natural, healing ingredients, and decided to create LATHER as an alternative to synthetically-based skin care brands on the market. (Lather.com)
Saturday, June 22nd, Lather is hosting a fundraiser for Pasadena Community Gardens in their store. People can partake in free samples of their plant-based products, nibble on “garden-themed” refreshments, receive Lather’s new Coconut Crème Body Wash with a purchase of $50 or more, and have a chance to win Lather prizes and gift cards. For every purchase of Lather’s Green Thumb Gift Set, the company will donate $1 to Pasadena Community Gardens, while 25% of all proceeds will be donated, as well.
The funds will help PCG build it’s first public community garden at 721 South Pasadena Avenue. Thanks to The American Institute of Architects Pasadena & Foothill Chapter volunteers, they now have a preliminary garden design: