Shear Genius Helps the American Cancer Society – Oct. 22

Shear Genius Salon offers discounted services to benefit the American Cancer Society on Oct. 22

(Norwalk, Conn. – Sept. 8, 2010…) Shear Genius Salon in Norwalk will be making it easy for women to look good while feeling great about helping the American Cancer Society. The salon, located at 666 Main Ave in Norwalk, will offer special salon services on Friday, Oct. 22 from 9 am to 4 pm, with proceeds going to the American Cancer Society as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

“I have many people close to me that have had and prevailed from breast cancer,” said Brooke Gerber of Fairfield, salon owner. “Cancer is something that hits very close to home with just about everyone I know. I wanted to make it easy for people to help us raise money for a great cause, and leave not only feeling good but looking good too,” she added.

Special salon services include a deep conditioning treatment and blow out for a $20 donation and nail polishing for at $10 donation. Additionally, the Yale New Haven Hospital Mammogram van will be giving out free mammograms for women age 40 and older with or without insurance from 9 am to 2 pm at the salon. There will also be a chance to enter a raffle to win a family portrait sitting, valued at $750, and other prizes. Ms. Gerber hopes to exceed last year’s donation of $700 to the American Cancer Society for this second annual fundraiser.

Walk-ins are welcome for the special services, but appointments for mammograms are required. For more information, or to make an appointment, call the salon at 203.846.1200.

About Shear Genius Salon

After seven years in the industry, Brooke Gerber opened the doors of her own salon, Shear Genius, in Norwalk, CT in 2008. Shear Genius is a sophisticated, upscale salon that defines style, sophistication, and luxury while providing an exceptional client experience. Ms. Gerber has studied all over the Northeast, taking classes at Bumble & Bumble, Redken, and the Wella Institute, among others. Shear Genius uses the L’Oreal Series Expert & Texture Expert molecular precision hair care line, the first complete hair care system to treat the hairs molecular structure from the core to the surface for beautiful, strong hair.

Shear Genius Salon is open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursdays 12 to 8 p.m., and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information call 203.846.1200.


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