March 22, 2011 08:30 PM

A whopping 98 percent of skincare professionals are women, so who better to champion the cause of female entrepreneurs than beloved skincare line Dermalogica? Founder Jane Wurwand, with the help of non-profit microfinance leader, has created FITE — Financial Independence Through Entrepreneurship — a philanthropic initiative to raise money for struggling women business owners around the world. And Dermalogica has made it easy to help out, by putting $1 codes on their specially marked FITE products with the buck going toward a micro-loan to the female of your choice. Go to to sponsor a business owner or to learn more about the organization. You’ll be in good company too, with celebs like Geena Davis, Julia Ormond and Jason Alexander already part of the challenge to help 25,000 women start or grow a business. Buy a FITE product (including Dermalogica best sellers like Daily Microfoliant and Precleanse), with a redeemable code, at

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