Beauty Gives Back Empowers Professionals Through Education and Motivation

Salon pros wanting to deep dive into motivation, business, and next-level mindset are invited to Beauty Gives Back, happening Sunday, September 15, 2024, in Oak Brook, IL. Beauty Gives Back brings together beauty industry leaders, top-notch artists, and innovative brands to support beauty professionals at all career stages. Panelists from across the beauty industry and more will be giving back and sharing their achievements and their failures in a straightforward, dynamic, no-nonsense way. 


This one-day industry event is a groundbreaking movement featuring influential beauty industry leaders, artists, and brands, aiming to support beauty professionals at all career levels through development, networking, and connection. Attendees will have access to the tools, guidance, inspiration, knowledge, and motivation needed to succeed at every stage of their journey. 


Beauty Gives Back is presented by the Daisie Foundation and the Pink Pewter Foundation, and proceeds from the event will be awarded to incoming beauty professionals in the form of grants. 


Julie Hightower, founding board member of the Daisie Foundation, and Mireya Villarreal, founder of the Pink Pewter Foundation, inaugurated the event in 2023 by coming together after partnering for many years with their nonprofit organizations. “Now in our second year, Beauty Gives Back will be bigger and better with more impact, inspiration, and empowerment,” says Julie Hightower. “We are building on our strong foundation and providing development for the beauty community.” 


"Our speakers are not just sharing their expertise; they are leading a powerful movement,” says Mireya Villarreal. “Their dedication and generosity in donating their time to mentor and uplift others is invaluable. This event offers attendees a unique opportunity to gain crucial insights from industry leaders who are committed to their success and growth."  


Proceeds from the Beauty Gives Back event will benefit beauty students, artists, cosmetologists, and barbers in the form of grants awarded to applicants that demonstrate financial hardship that prevents them from getting to the next level of their professional journey. 


Save the date and get your tickets today. Plus, check out the panelist lineup and list of sponsors to plan your networking in advance. 


About the Daisie Foundation—Making their mark since 2016, Daisie Foundation is a nationally recognized organization whose mission lies in empowering women and children in overlooked communities by providing ongoing opportunities to succeed. The work is rooted in random acts of kindness that, over the years, have impacted 4,700 mothers and 11,100 students and counting in Chicago, Houston, and Milwaukee. For more information, visit  


About Pink Pewter Foundation—The Pink Pewter Foundation is a 501c3 nonprofit 

organization created with the goal of providing inspiration, resources, and financial 
assistance grants to beauty professionals. Whether you are a current beauty 
professional or aspire to be a part of the beauty industry, The Pink Pewter 
Foundation wants to help you. 

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