The Avon Products company has teamed up with a legendary rock artist, Jon Bon Jovi, to launch ‘Unplugged’ fragrances, new scents for him and her, which are set to arrive in October and November 2012. The sex symbol of the past three decades is the face of the new floral fragrances, which embody the passion, soulfulness and intensity of the two sexes by highlighting the most sensitive sides of these two universes.

Avon Products, Inc. has marked the celebration of its 125th anniversary year at the Avon Foundation for Women Global Voices for Change Gala by honoring global champions working to end breast cancer and domestic violence. Within the event the winners of Avon’s global online singing talent search for women and songwriting competition for women and men, Avon Voices were announced. 

Avon Chairman and CEO Andrea Jung and Avon partner, actress Zoe Saldana, awarded a $60,000 Avon Foundation for Women grant to Chicago-based Family Rescue, Inc. to support its services for domestic violence victims and their families in the Chicago area. The grant was awarded during the Avon ‘Believe World Tour,’ an event to commemorate the company’s 125th anniversary. The event in Chicago is the seventh stop of the 16-city Believe World Tour and the final stop in the United States.

Reese Witherspoon launches the Avon Women’s Empowerment Bracelet to honor the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day today, on March 8. The new bracelet, part of the Avon Women’s Empowerment product collection, is accessibly priced at just $10.00 each. One hundred percent of net profits ($8.04 for each bracelet sold) will benefit Avon Foundation for Women programs dedicated to ending violence against women.

Avon announced the launch of Avon Connects—a social media website for women that allows them to interact with Avon representatives to get expert advice on the products. The new social media at serves for the purpose of helping women socialize, get support and advice from community members as well as enjoy other standard functions an average online community for women performs.

On October 27, the 10th annual Avon Foundation for Women Gala honored exceptional women and men for their efforts to end breast cancer and violence against women. The event, held in New York City, has raised more than $20 million for Avon philanthropy in the decade since it launched. It was hosted by Reese Witherspoon, award-winning actress and Honorary Chair of the Avon Foundation for Women, and Andrea Jung, Chairman and CEO, Avon Products, Inc., with a special musical performance by Melissa Etheridge.