By Ann Lawlor
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. So take time to help fight for the cure in a meaningful way by purchasing products that give back. Here, 12 amazing beauty must-haves that support BCA. You’ll not only look good, but feel great too!
VENUS ET FLEUR BREAST CANCER AWARENESS COLLECTION
Available in several sizes, this collection features a limited edition box with pink Eternity DE Venus Roses—which last for up to a year. During October, 20 percent of proceeds will be donated to City of Hope, a world leader in the research and treatment of cancer. Available at venusetfleur.com.
C.O. BIGELOW FREESIA CANDLE
C.O. Bigelow gives 10 percent from each purchase to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (all year long!). Available at C.O. Bigelow (bigelowchemists.com).
FLASH PHENOMENON FACE & BODY KALEIDOSCOPE
This highlighting compact gives 30 percent of each product purchased to a local non-profit breast cancer organization. Available at Neiman Marcus (neimanmarcus.com).
RALPH LAUREN PINK PONY LIMITED EDITION
In support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Ralph Lauren Fragrances is proud to announce its Pink Pony Fund campaign to raise money and awareness with the sales of best-selling fragrances Romance, Midnight Romance, and Tender Romance. Profits—all 100 percent—from every bottle sold will go to the Pink Pony Fund, a global initiative in the fight against cancer with a mission to ensure that treatment is available at an earlier, more curable stage. Available at participating retailers and ralphlauren.com.
ESTÉE LAUDER COMMEMORATIVE 25TH ANNIVERSARY PINK RIBBON PIN
This lovely piece is a must for showing your support of BCA with 20 percent of the suggested retail price going to Breast Cancer Research Foundation® (BCRF) through June 2018. Available at all Estee Lauder counters nationwide (esteelauder.com).
ANGELO DAVID PINK WET -&- DRY HAIR BRUSH
The perfect way to stay stylish and know that $4 of the proceeds will be donated to the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF). Available at Angelo David Salon (angelodavid.com).
BOBBI BROWN PINK PEONY ILLUMINATING BRONZING POWDER SET
Bobbi Brown will donate $11 from the purchase of this product to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation® (BCRF) until March 2018. Available at Bobbi Brown Cosmetics counters nationwide (bobbibrowncosmetics.com).
TORY BURCH LOVE RELENTLESSLY ROLLERBALL
This new fragrance captures the feeling of falling in love. Tory Burch will donate 20 percent of the retail price to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation® (BCRF) through December 2017. Available at select Macy’s (macys.com) and Bloomingdale’s (bloomingdales.com) and toryburch.com.
GRANDE EYE OPENER DUO
Use this serum for natural looking lashes all in one convenient package. A generous 20 percent of the price will go to the Susan G. Komen Foundation (grandecosmetics.com).
SMASHBOX PHOTO FINISH FOUNDATION PRIMER RADIANCE
This primer is loaded with hyaluronic acid and shea butter for all-day moisture. During October, $5 from the purchase of this primer will go to Breast Cancer Research Foundation® (BCRF), dedicated to advancing the world’s most promising research to eradicate breast cancer (smashbox.com).
LA MER LIMITED EDITION CREME DE LA MER
La Mer will donate $17 of the purchase price to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation® (BCRF) through December 2017. Available at selected stores with the U.S. (lamer.com).