The Power of Pink: Breast Cancer Awareness Beauty Products
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so when you’re stocking up on cosmetics, hair, and skincare supplies, why not choose ones that make a difference? When you purchase these cosmetics for a cause, you’ll be helping support charities that fight breast cancer.
Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion
This year, Clinique’s special BCA-branded bottle of the classic Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion comes with a mini picture frame key chain. From every bottle sold in October, $10 will be donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Suki Eye Lift Renewal Cream
Suki Skincare is known for its commitment to natural, synthetic-free products, and the rich, fragrant Eye Lift Renewal Cream contains açai oil, hibiscus, and licorice root to heal, moisturize, and brighten the eye area. During the month of October, when you shop on Sukiskincare.com, the company will donate 100 percent of the proceeds to Breast Cancer Action.
Essie “Raise Awareness” Polish
This is it—the _perfect_ pink polish. Get it while you can, because Raise Awareness is a limited-edition that benefits Living Beyond Breast Cancer. For every polish sold, Essie will donate a portion of the proceeds.
Sonia Kashuk Proudly Pink Five-Piece Brush Set
This purse-sized collection contains every brush you need to look great on the go—one for powder, concealer, two for eye shadow, and an eyeliner brush. 15 percent of the purchase price will be donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, a cause near and dear to Sonia Kashuk’s heart, since she herself is a breast cancer survivor.
Pureology PureVolume Set
Maximize volume while protecting color from fading with sulfate-free PureVolume Shampoo and Conditioner. This month, get the set for $39 and Pureology will make a donation to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
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Laura Geller I-Care Waterproof Eyeliner
When you purchase the I-Care Waterproof Eyeliner, a portion of the proceeds is donated to Cancer and Careers, an organization that helps support cancer patients in the workforce. Not to mention that you also get an amazingly precise, retractable liner with a built-in smudger and sharpener.
Murad “Hydrate for Hope” Hydro-Dynamic Ultimate Moisture Duo
Murad’s Hydro-Dynamic Ultimate Moisture cream provides eight hours of comforting hydration and a collagen support complex that plumps dehydrated skin, and this month it’s available in a special “Hydrate for Hope” duo. For just under $50, you get the moisturizing cream and a pink cosmetics bag, which features a fabric print of original art from Dr. Murad. For every duo sold, Murad will donate 10 percent of the cost to City of Hope's breast and women's cancers research treatment, and education programs.
Decléor Rose D’Orient Aroma Coffret
Soothe sensitive skin with travel sizes of Decléor’s famous Harmonie Calm Soothing Milky Cream and Soothing Night Cream, along with a a full-size Soothing Serum, all 100 percent natural and infused with natural essential oils. 10 percent of the cost of every coffret will be donated to Cancer and Careers.
eos Lip Balm & Hand Lotion 3-Pack
Pick up an eos Strawberry Sorbet Smooth Stick lip balm, Pomegranate Raspberry Smooth Sphere lip balm, and Berry Blossom hand lotion and a percentage of the proceeds will be donated to breast cancer research. eos products are 100 percent natural, organic, and USDA-certified.
Iman Breast Cancer Awareness Lip Stain
Iman Cosmetics has joined forces with the Sisters Network to support their Young Sisters Initiatives Program, which assists women of color with breast cancer support information and resources. During the month of October, a portion of the proceeds from each Iman Breast Cancer Awareness Lip Stain sold will go toward the $20,000 donation the company is making this year.
Deborah Lippmann Shape of My Heart Nail Polish
This soft blush pink nail color is a collaborative effort between Deborah Lippman and Shape magazine to raise awareness for those affected by breast cancer, and 10 percent of the proceeds from each sale will go to benefit the Hoag Memorial Hospital in Newport Beach, California.
Arcona Magic Pink Ice
Keeping your skin hydrated is a must, especially as we head into the dry months of winter. With this hydrating gel, you can keep your skin glowing while supporting a good cause. For every Magic Pink Ice sold in the month of October, Arcona will donate $2 to Cancer and Careers, an organization dedicated to helping people living with cancer thrive in their workplaces.
Nails Inc. Pinkie Pink Nail Polish
This pretty pink polish is worth getting just for its shimmery color, but the fact that for each bottle sold, Nails Inc. donates $1 to the Breast Cancer Campaign makes it a must-have.