10 Beauty Buys for Breast Cancer Awareness

  • by Maria Denardo
  • posted at 12:00 pm
  • October 12, 2010

In between planning a pumpkin carving extravaganza and finding the perfect Halloween costume, remember to shop pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Every year the beauty industry gives back by creating limited-edition pink products to raise awareness and funding for a disease that affects one in eight women. Let’s do our part and shop, shop, shop! From affordable hair straighteners to budget-friendly lip gloss, we’ve rounded up ten gifts under $25 that keep on giving.

Estée Lauder Pink Ribbon Collection: Evelyn Lauder Lip Design Collection

Estée Lauder will donate $500,000 from their Pink Ribbon Collection to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. (EsteeLauder.com, $25)

Mission Skincare Pink Lemonade Lip Balmer SPF15

$1 from each lip balm sold will be given to the Young Survival Coalition. (MissionSkinCare.com, $3.49)

Conair Power of Pink Ceramic Straightener

$1 from each straightener will go toward The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. (Conair.com, $19.99)

FingerPaints Nail Enamel in "I am a Survivor" by Sally Beauty

Sally Beauty has pledged to give $65,000 to the Cancer Support Community. (SallyBeauty.com, $4.99)

Boscia Rose Blotting Linens

10% of sales will go to the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation. (BosciaSkincare.com, $10)

Kim Kardashian Fragrance Rollerball

The Young Survival Coalition will receive 10% of the proceeds. (KKFragrance.com, $16 with a 10% off discount if you type in “CURE” at checkout.)

Jane Iredale Phoenix Sugar & Butter Lip Exfoliator & Plumper

From September 2010 to September 2011, $2 from each sale will be donated to Living Beyond Breast Cancer. (Beauty.com, $24)

Shiseido Luminizing Lip Gloss in "Pop Life"

$5 from each Shiseido Luminizing “Pop Life” Lip Gloss purchase will be given to Cosmetic Executive Women’s Cancer and Careers. (Sephora.com, $22)

Philosophy Shower for the Cure Shower Gel

100% of net proceeds will benefit the Women’s Cancer Research Fund. (Philosophy.com, $20)

Sonia Kashuk Circle Around a Cause Travel Brush Set

Until October 24th, 15% of the sale price will be donated to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. (Target.com, $19.99)

Maria Denardo

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