October is the official month for Breast Cancer Awareness month. Since you tend to purchase makeup and beauty products monthly, why not go for the ones that help to support breast cancer research? This year there are many different products that give back, from makeup to skin care, and more.
Makeup for the Cure
Stila Positive and Pretty Palette (Buy Direct) – This limited edition makeup palette from Stila features four fabulous eyeshadows, a cheek color and a highlighter. To round out the palette you also get a mirror and a detailed face chart that gives you tons of tips and tricks for a great makeup look. When you buy this palette for $14 Stila will donate 10% of the proceeds to a variety of BCA charities, including the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Sephora Collection Color Flip Palette (Compare Prices) - This limited edition color palette from Sephora includes eight eyeshadows, eight lip glosses, one bronzer and one blush in a mirrored compact. You get all of this for only $15, and Sephora donates $1 from each palette sold to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation
Elizabeth Grant Light Up Your Lips Gloss in Sweet Pink (Buy Direct) - Every woman loves lip gloss, so why not grab a fabulous gloss that gives in return? This lip gloss is a high-pigment gloss that’s also very hydrating and refreshing. This non-sticky lip gloss gives your lips the gentle glow, similar to an LED light, and the shade is a beautiful pink that gives your lips just the right amount of color. Once you buy this gloss for $20 Elizabeth Grant will donate 20% of the sales to various Breast Cancer Awareness programs.
Jane Iredale Roses & Lollipops Lip Duo (Compare Prices) - This is a fabulous little petite lip duo that gives you PureMoist lip color in Roses and PureGloss for lips in Lillipops. It’s housed in an ultra-chic and portable keychain locket case, which will make it perfect to clip to your keys or purse and go. Once you buy this duo for $30 Jane Iredale will donate 100% of the profits to Living Beyond Breast Cancer.
Elizabeth Hurley Pink Ribbon Collection from Estee Lauder (Compare Prices) - This set gives you a Pure Color Crystal Lipstick in Lavish Pink and an ultra-cute pink clutch. If you haven’t tried Estee Lauder’s Pure Color Lipstick then it’s a definite must, and now it’s the perfect time since the set will also help fight breast cancer. Once you buy the set for $24 Estee Lauder will donate 20% of the retail price to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Beauty for the Cure
Clarisonic The Pink Skin Care Brush System (Compare Prices) - This special limited-edition Clarisonic system is equal to the other systems, but this one gives back. You’ll get the full use of the Clarisonic technology, which will give your skin more hydration and an ending glow. In return, once you purchase the brush system for $195 Clarisonic will donate $10 to help fight breast cancer.
Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion Luxury Size (Compare Prices) - This best-selling moisturizer is partnering with the Breast Cancer Research Foundation to give you a great deal on your favorite moisturizer, while also donating to breast cancer research. The luxury size is 6.7 ounces, comes with a mini pink photo frame keychain, and will cost you $38. Clinique will donate $10 for every one sold, in support of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Sephora Collection Perfect Pink Brush Set (Buy Direct) - Everyone should have a good set of brushes because they can make applying your makeup easier, and you tend to use less which saves you money. Sephora has a really great collection of brushes that support breast cancer awareness, and it gives you all the brushes you need for a great makeup job. The set is $60 and comes with a pink box to store them in when not in use. In return Sephora will contribute $1 for each set sold to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Ole Henriksen Purifying Eye Makeup Remover (Buy Direct) - Let’s face it, you can’t wear eye makeup without removing it as well. So why not use an eye makeup remover that will also contribute to breast cancer research? Each Ole Henriksen eye makeup pad is 100% oil-free and contains extracts and vitamins to help soothe your delicate eye area. Each container houses 75 pads and cost $25. Ole Henriksen will donate 5% from each one sold to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
Aveda Breast Cancer Awareness Hand Relief (Buy Direct) - This hand cream is the best we’ve tried, and when you throw in the fact that Aveda is contributing to the fight against breast cancer it makes it even better. If you like to give yourself an at-home manicure then a good hand cream is a must. Once you purchase Aveda’s Hand Relief for $22 they will donate $4 from each tube to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.