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International Women’s Day with LePA Skincare

International Women’s Day with LePA Skincare

Published: 03/05/2012

LePA Skincare, a European skin spa located in Central Austin, is hosting an event with personal dedications to celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD) and the many hard-working women in Austin. LePA Skincare is owned and run by Manja Hossa, who was born and raised in the day spa industry in Slovenia. She grew up learning the European technique from her mother, who owned her own spa, and when Manja fell in love with an American soldier, she brought her skills and knowledge to the States.

“IWD is a big deal for us back in Europe – it’s the only day set aside to recognize and thank an important woman in your life,” says Hossa.

Since IWD is such a big deal in Europe, it was only natural that they celebrate it here with a party and a dedication to female mentors.

Show Her You Care
Is there a woman in your life that you would like to recognize? LePA Skincare has set up a short form you can fill out recognizing an important woman in your life, and they will have the message printed on a card for you at their event. You will be able to present this card and a flower to the woman you wrote it for as a token of your gratitude. If she’s unable to come to the event, send it to her in the mail and show her you care. 

To submit your personal dedication and have a card printed, please fill out the form here.

About International Women’s Day
The first International Women’s Day was celebrated in the United States in 1909 to honor the 1908 garment workers’ strike in New York. Since then, IWD has been celebrated in many countries around the world with events focused on improving rights, working conditions, and opportunities for women.

In 1977, the United National General Assembly adopted a resolution designating March 8 as International Women’s Day. Celebrations now build support for women’s rights and rally for greater participation of women in the political, social, and economic arenas.

Each country celebrates the day a little bit differently. In some countries , such as Bulgaria and Romania, it is observed as an equivalent of Mother’s Day where children give small presents to their mothers and grandmothers. In others, such as Italy, women are given yellow mimosas (the flower). Today, many events are held by women’s groups around the world and most world governments and organizations support IWD. 

To view more information on LePA Skincare, click here or read our blog post about LePA Skincare.