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Move Over Movember

Dear Gentlemen:

You are already mid-way through Movember so far be it for us to divert your stache-sprouting efforts.  In fact, here at Olie Biologique we’re in awe of your presto-change-o manliness. As the end of November IS drawing near, and in case your partner has had enough, or if you’re frustrated with food getting stuck where it shouldn’t or you are just generally concerned about birds building nests, then it may be time to get your lather on.

(Okay, if the ’s’ word that rhymes with ‘saving’ is far too tempting right now, we suggest you do not read any further.)

Olie b’s Pre- and Post-Shaving Tips

More hair means more care, but with the simple addition of skincare oils you can easily and effectively return to a state of hairless bliss.

Pre-Shave:

-Opt to shave after a hot steam shower, or prep the face with lukewarm water to soften and release hair follicles.

-Use your preferred face oil to provide protection between the skin and the blade. Apply several drops to all areas to be shaved including the neck.

-Apply your favorite shave cream.

-To avoid ingrown hairs, shave with the direction of the hairs’ growth. This is typically a downward shave on the face and an upward shave over the neck area.

Post-Shave:

-Rinse with lukewarm water.

-Pat vs. rub dry.

-Apply face oil to soothe, moisturize and reduce post-shave redness, dryness and breakouts. Opt for all-natural products in your grooming regimen. With no added chemicals, synthetics or fragrance, they’re not only safer, they won’t sting.  We recommend Olie Biologique face oils for their natural, soothing and regenerating properties.  Choose skincare oils with the healing ingredients argan oil and rosehip oil to eliminate redness on contact, and to repair the skin from razor bumps and nicks.

Here’s to the end of Movember, great health and smooth faces!

Mustache gracias!

CONTEST: Show Us Your ‘Stache For Movember

Grow your best ‘stache while raising awareness for men’s health and prostate cancer during Movember‘s month-long global initiative.

Snap a photo showing us your best Movember mustache—fake mo’s count, too!—and submit it to: buzz@babalumiami.com.

Babalu will randomly select THREE winners to receive a $125 prize pack  from AESOP$125 prize pack from Twin Luxe men’s luxury grooming line OR a $1oo product kit from Malin+Goetz apothecary line of natural-based products.

AESOP Prize Pack $135 Value – (from left to right) Fabulous Facial Cleanser, B & Tea Balancing Toner, Camelia Nut Facial Hydrating Cream, Primrose Facial Hydrating Mask.

TwinLuxe Prize Pack $125 Value – Booster Serum, left. TwinLuxe Anti-Aging SPF Moisturizer, right.

Malin + Goetz Prize Pack Value $100 – (from left to right) Bergamot Body Wash, Grapefruit Face Cleanser, Cilantro Conditioner, Peppermint Shampoo, Eucalyptus Deodorant. $100 Value!

The winning photo will be showcased on our blog and Facebook page. So grow your mo’!

To enter, you must first “like” Babalu Miami on Facebook OR follow Babalu Mimai on Twitter.

Additional entries can be earned by completing the following:

  • Mentioning our contest in a Facebook status update
  • Liking AND following Babalu Miami on Facebook and Twitter
  • Sharing your Movember photo from Babalu’s Facebook page

Shave the date—contest ends November 30th! Be sure to include a name and phone number with your entry.

Winner announced on the Babalu Miami Blog on December 1st!

HELP US SUPPORT THE MOVEMBER CAMPAIGN

Shop & Give

A portion of the proceeds from the sale of our Must-Have products will be donated to the Movember campaign.

or

Donate to Babalu Miami Movember Campaign 

TERMS & CONDITIONS.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN The “Show Us Your ‘Stache Movember Contest” (the “Contest”) starts at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) on November 1, 2012 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. EST on November 30, 2012. The Contest is sponsored by Babalu Miami, The Mews – 1111 Lincoln Road Miami Beach, FL 33139 (“Sponsor”). ELIGIBILITY: The Contest is open only in the United States, not including the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, to legal residents of the United States who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. One entry per person, please. Photos must be original to be eligible (no reproductions or photos downloaded from the Internet will be accepted). Sponsor, and Sponsor’s parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents, and persons living in the same household of each, are not eligible to enter. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. The Contest is void where prohibited or restricted by law. HOW TO ENTER: To enter the Contest, participants must: (i) Must “Like” Babalu Miami on Facebook or follow Babalu Miami on Twitter. (ii) Email a photo to Movember@BabaluMiami.com. Image must not be lewd or offensive to any reasonable persons. (iii) Entries will be published on Facebook. WINNER SELECTION: On or about December 1, 2012, (1) Win winner will be randomly selected from all eligible entrants. (2)Winners will be notified by email and/or mail. If a Winner: (a) cannot be contacted within 30 days, or (b) is ineligible or has been disqualified, his/her prize will be forfeited. Any forfeited prize will not be reissued. PRIZES: Prizes are not transferable or assignable. No substitutions will be allowed. All applicable taxes, including but not limited to federal and state income tax, are the sole responsibility of Winners. . Limit of one (1) Prize awarded per person in this Contest.

Fight The Big C in Movember

FACE TIME

Women paint the world pink each October to fight breast cancer. November is men’s turn to show their solidarity against prostate cancer by growing a ‘stache to promote a global fundraising campaign — Movember.

No need for buttons or ribbons, bro. Get your mo on! Be a Mo Bro and become a walking, talking billboard for men’s health. Register at www.movember.com then groom, trim and wax your way into the annals of fine moustacherie. Get your grow on with these products from Babalu Miami’s fine apothecary — Anthony Logistics Perfect Shave Kit.

Babalu Miami’s Mo Bro, Mauricio, gets his gro on!

Here’s how it’s done. With the loving support of your significant Mo Sista (or other), Movember Mo Bros raise funds by snagging financial sponsors for their Mo-growing efforts, i.e., donations from The Art of Shaving or your hometown Cuban barber. Or, as in Mauricio Giammattei‘s case, Babalu Miami. We pledge to donate 10% of all online sales of shaving products to his efforts. Click on his link to add your support. (There are real whiskers under that big mo!) At the end of the month, each Mo Bro will celebrate his moustachio-ed mission by attending any of the infamous Movember Gala Partés around the world or by throwing his own Movember bash.

Funds raised in the US are directed to programs run by Movember and their men’s health partners — the Prostate Cancer Foundation and LIVESTRONG, the Lance Armstrong Foundation. Together, these three non-profit organizations ensure that Movember funds support a broad range of innovative, world-class programs in the areas of awareness, education, survivorship and research in the drive against prostate cancer and other cancers that affect men.

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