More Ways To Pink It Over — Shopping To Support Breast Cancer Awareness
With only ten days left in October, it’s time to get serious about Breast Cancer Awareness. On Wednesday, we showcased some great buys that benefit breast cancer research and awareness charities, but we couldn’t stop there. With everyone from Aveda to Rebecca Taylor, Carolee, and Shiseido taking a stand against breast cancer, we felt it necessary to spread the word about these amazing charitable buys.
Get the scoop below!
Rebecca Tayor Cami for the Cure, $235. Available at RebeccaTaylor.com
This year, New York-based designer Rebecca Taylor designed the limited-edition Cami for the Cure, a blush-tinged, nude-colored, sleeveless polyester camisole with a V-shaped neckline, an eyelash-trimmed ruffle framing the neckline and extending to the shoulders, and a cinched waistline. Fifty percent of the proceeds from the sale of this ultra feminine cami top will be donated to the Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation, which is dedicated to helping women diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer, a particularly aggressive subtype of the disease to which younger females and African-American women are particularly vulnerable. The TNBCF seeks to not only raise awareness about triple negative breast cancer but also to finance further research so that the medical community can find the necessary answers regarding the causes of this form of breast cancer, how to diagnose it, and the most effective treatment.
Carolee 2011 Breast Cancer Awareness Freshwater Pearl Stretch Bracelet Set, $75. Available at Carolee.com
Each of the three freshwater pearl bracelets in this set features a silver charm engraved with sentiments like “love,” “hope,” and “happiness.” Ten dollars from the sale of each stretch bracelet set will be donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Aveda Pink Ribbon Hand Relief, $22. Available at Aveda.com
In keeping wit its years-long commitment to breast cancer awareness, Aveda has once again released its iconic hand cream in a pink-colored packaging adorned with the cause’s dedicated pink ribbon motif. Until October 31st, for every Pink Ribbon Hand Relief tube sold, Aveda will donate $4 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, up to $270,000 total.
This rich hand cream features exfoliating fruit acids; vitamin A, which promotes cellular turnover and hence leads to smoother an younger-looking hands; and vitamin E, which conditions and protects from free radicals.
Mackage Spirit Gloves, $95. Available at Mackage.com
Prepare for the chilly months ahead with these foxy, black lamb leather gloves from Mackage, which feature tiny perforations and are trimmed with a light pink zipper at the wrist. All of the proceeds from the sale of these gloves will be donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Shiseido Shimmering Rouge Lipstick in Iron Maiden, $25. Available at shiseido.com.
For the fifth consecutive year, Shiseido is donating $5 from the sale of every Shimmering Rouge Lipstick in Iron Maiden, a violet-tinged fuchsia shade, to Cancer and Careers. Throughout October, then, every time you purchase this lipstick shade, you’ll be helping Cancer and Careers to empower working women living with breast cancer while also having to withstand the pressures of their professional lives.
Henri Lou Jewelry Pink Sun Earrings, $50. Available at ShopHenriLouJewelry.com
These Boho-flavored dangle earrings feature sterling silver or fold filled chain strands, and a feather-shaped charm over a disc-shaped pink shell. Fifteen percent of the proceeds from the sale of the Pink Sun earrings will be donated to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
Elizabeth Grant Light Up Your Lips in Sweet Pink, $20. Available at ElizabethGrant.com
Throughout the month of October, Elizabeth Grant International will donate 20% of the online sales of its Light Up Your Lips gloss in Sweet Pink to Breast Cancer Awareness programs.The Light Up Your Lips gloss features an LED light beneath the hollow, rectangular cap, so that when you twist off the cap to apply the gloss, the fluorescent light immediately helps to guide you — however dark an environment you’re in. The tube, meanwhile, features a gold mirror so that you can ensure a perfect application and touch up your look as needed. The Sweet Pink shade, meanwhile, is a sheer lavender-tinged peony pink with a hint of shimmer. Like the other Light Up Your Lips glosses, this gloss hydrates lips and makes them appear fuller thanks to the volume-boosting torricelumn in its formula.