Posted on May 29, 2012
Connecting With Kinesys For The Cause
Yesterday when I arrived home from work, I found on my doorstep a small case of bright pink bottles. How they got there – and more importantly why – is an interesting little tale. Allow me to regale you…
Mother’s Day weekend was hot and very, very sunny. Fresh out of sunscreen from our March trip to Las Vegas, I asked J if he had any I could use. He tossed me a blue bottle of a brand I’d never before heard of called Kinesys. Normally I’ll only use bunny-friendly products, but desperate times called for desperate measures and so I sprayed on the mango-scented magnificence and headed outside. That evening, in an effort of diligence, I scoped out Kinesys’ website. And what to my wondering eyes should appear but a cruelty-free promise and a bunny with floppy ears!
In fact, I can’t even begin to tell you enough good things about this company! Some fascinating facts include:
- carbon-neutral production
- cruelty-free and entirely vegan
- one of the first companies to be certified by PETA
- free of parabens, preservatives, nanoparticles, nuts, nut oil, gluten, dairy, egg, soy, sulphites or colourants
- Canadian-made with a distribution hub in nearby Richmond, BC
Kinesys has developed an entire line of family-friendly and athletic performance sunscreens and sun treatment products. Protecting your skin from highly-damaging UVA and UVB rays is an absolute must, and Kinesys’ range makes it easy for everyone to find the sunscreen that’s right for them.
So how does all of this lead to the case of Kinesys found on my doorstep? Upon learning all of this delightful information about the company, I sent Kinesys an e-mail to thank them for all of their environmentally and animal-conscious efforts. A back-and-forth series of e-mails led Kinesys to find out that I was participating in this year’s BC SPCA Paws For A Cause campaign.
To encourage a few more donors to step up – and to help me reach my fundraising goal of $1,500 – Kinesys offered a bit of incentive:
The next six donors to contribute a minimum of $30 to my BC SPCA Paws For A Cause campaign will find a bottle of Kinesys’ SPF 30 girls’ sunscreen in their mailbox!
Don’t let the bright pink bottle and sparkles deter you – this stuff smells amazing. In fact, I’d say it’s not unlike vanilla frosting. All you need to do to nab a bottle is be one of the next six people to head on over to my Personal Donation Page and make your contribution.
To learn more about Kinesys, visit them online. You can find Kinesys across Vancouver Island at London Drugs locations in Campbell River, Colwood, Courtenay, Nanaimo and Victoria or at Costco in Langford and Nanaimo.
Until June 4th, enter to win a $100 gift card to the Grotto Spa in Parksville courtesy of Tyze Networks. Enter here.