SOURCE: Athena Salon, Spa & Wellness

Athena Salon, Spa & Wellness

July 23, 2012 07:00 ET

Athena Salon, Day Spa & Wellness' Lead Esthetician Wins Top Award in Regional Makeup Competition

FORT COLLINS, CO--(Marketwire - Jul 23, 2012) - Athena Salon, Day Spa & Wellness' Lead Esthetician and Makeup Artist, Raquel Thompson, won the first place award in a five state regional jane iredale competition. The contest, called "Feeling Alive," was open to any spa or salon that carries jane iredale Mineral Cosmetics, Ltd. in the Colorado Region.

"Feeling Alive" is not only the name of the competition, but the theme. Raquel Thompson interpreted the theme with the spring collection on model and Athena Salon, Spa & Wellness' receptionist, Emily Strawser. Thompson started with Athena in 2009 and is the Assistant Manager in addition to Lead Esthetician and Makeup Artist. In addition to winning the top award, Raquel also was awarded a full set of jane iredale professional makeup brushes. The contest was judged by associates in the region. 

Angela Lund, owner of Athena Salon, Spa & Wellness, is thrilled about Raquel Thompson's success. She says, "Everyone at Athena is so proud to congratulate Raquel for her prestigious win. Not only did she represent her own talents extremely well, her success and achievements speak volumes about our day spa's services."

jane iredale Mineral Cosmetics, Ltd. is a popular, international line of mineral and eco-friendly skin care makeup. They pledge to provide quality and effective products. All of their activities take customer requirements and environmental impact into consideration. Many of their products are vegan and gluten free. They are also part of the Green Day Spa Network and are partners with many non-profit organizations.

Athena Salon, Spa & Wellness is proud to offer jane iredale Mineral Cosmetics to their customers and perform free color matching tests to discover the best product for their skin. The salon notes that the line is certified organic where possible, however the complete line cannot be considered totally organic due to minerals being inorganic. jane iredale is a clean and pure mineral makeup that is also good for the skin because the cosmetics exclude toxic chemicals, talc, FD & C dyes and parabens. jane iredale Mineral Cosmetics is considered a green company with sustainable packaging as part of their green initiatives. 

Athena Salon, Spa & Wellness is a green day spa and salon in Windsor, Colorado, near the city of Fort Collins. Athena specializes in providing massages, spray tanning, makeup applications, facials, manicures, pedicures, waxing, hair coloring and hair cuts that are environmentally and health friendly. For more information about the day spa and how to book an appointment call 970-223-0273 or visit

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