While you’re fawning over pumpkin spiced everything, taking to Instagram to tell the world why Fall is your favorite season or trying to find that perfect Halloween costume – let’s not forget to think pink this October.
This month is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and it’s also a time where beauty brands showcase specific products where the proceeds will go to breast cancer research.
Take a break from tackling your pumpkin recipes on Pinterest and check out the items listed below. You’ll not only be buying products that will make you beautiful, but you’ll also be shopping for a good cause.
Bumble and bumble Prêt-à-Powder $26: The makers at Bumble and Bumble will donate $5 for each powder sold to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation® and even features a limited edition pink cap. This three-in-one hair powder is a dry shampoo, style extender, and volumizer. Just sprinkle some of this powdery-goodness on roots to create instant lift and/or to extend a style for another day or two.
Aveda Limited-Edition Hand Relief™ Moisturizing Creme with Calming Shampure™ aroma $26: Every October, Aveda donates $4 of their best selling hand-moisturizer to “the National Breast Cancer Foundation for research focusing on environmental and life style factors that possibly affect risk of breast cancer.”
Smashbox BCA Be Legendary Lipgloss $20: Slather your pucker with this lipgloss which “inspired by photo gels found on set, this gloss starts with a clear, hydrating base free of traditional heavy binders (meaning no stick-factor), then it’s infused slowly with bold pigments (unlike most glosses that are over-processed in a rush).” $5 of each tube will go to Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Sephora Collection: “The Beauty of Giving Back Blush Palette” $15: This $74 value is perfect for your pocketbook as well as giving you an amazing flush. This palette has 8 shades that will look good on anyone. It even features an ombre blush and bronzer. A portion of this sale will go towards the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Essie 2014 Breast Cancer Awareness Mini Cube $17: Get creative with your support this month but giving yourself a custom manicure with these gorgeous shades. Essie 2014 Breast Cancer Awareness Mini Cube features 3 limited-edition lacquers and a strengthening basecoat. With names like “I Pink I Can”, “Pink Happy”, “Pink About You” and “Grow Stronger Base Coat”…who wouldn’t love these colors?
Murad Hydrate for Hope $50: “A limited-edition of Hydro-Dynamic® Ultimate Moisture, Murad’s richest moisturizer, packed in a hot pink cosmetic bag in support of breast cancer awareness.” Murad will donate 10 % of the proceeds from the sale of this set to fund City of Hope’s breast and women’s cancers research, treatment, and education. This moisturizer hydrates for up to 8 hours and restores elasticity for a youthful appearance.
BCA Lip Balm & Nicole by OPI Nail Lacquer $9.99: Nourish your kisser and get a cute mani with this set for a great deal!
Limited Edition “Pink Smooth Sphere” and Nail Lacquer includes Eos “Strawberry Sorbet Smooth Sphere Lip Balm” and a special matching Nicole by OPI shade of pink. 5% of proceeds from the sale of this item will be donated to Young Survival Coalition to support and educate young women with breast cancer.
Tweezerman Precision in Pink BCA Slant Tweezer $22: This limited-edition tweezer is durable, easy to sanitize and grabs even the smallest hairs. According to the company, “a portion of each tweezer sold is donated to organizations devoted to cancer care and finding a cure.”
Smashbox Bca Photo Finish Primer $36: A customer favorite has just gotten better! $5 of this purchase will be donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Be sure to pick up the product with the pink ribbon.
La Mer ‘The Hand Treatment – Breast Cancer Awareness’ $45: A luxe way to give back. Get hands silky-smooth with this moisturizer that heals dry hands.
Ck One Color-Limited Edition Breast Cancer Awareness Shine Lipstick In Hope $16: Ck’s lip color not only adds a pop of color to your pout, but it also glosses and hydrates. Not only is the color beautiful, it also has a subtle shimmer finish.
Of course, there are plenty of other Breast Cancer Awareness month products on the market right now.
Whatever you do, please make it a point to “think pink” this month and support this cause, whether you purchase a product or donate directly. You’ll not only feel good when you do, you’ll be benefiting someone in need.