Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Beauty, Makeup, Skincare Brands Donate Proceeds For Research Cause
It’s already October and that means it’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. To commemorate the commitment to the fight against Breast Cancer, cosmetic and skincare brands such as Bobbi Brown, the Estée Lauder Companies, Elemis, AHAVA, Stila, Skinn Cosmetics and many more are doing their part by donating most, if not all, of the proceeds from their special pink-colored adorned products for the cause. Read on to see what your favorite brands are doing to help donate money for research to help find a cure for Breast Cancer.
Precision in Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Slant Tweezer ($22.00)
Tweezerman proudly introduces the new 2012 Limited Edition Breast Cancer Awareness version of their best-selling, perfectly precise Slant Tweezer – Precision in Pink. This award-winning tool keeps your brows tame while donating $1 of every purchase to help support the fight against Breast Cancer.
eos’ delicious Berry Blossom Hand Lotion and Strawberry Sorbet Smooth Sphere ($6.99) are together in one sweet package, for an even sweeter purpose. 100% of profits from this sale of this item will be donated to further the advancement of research for treatment and a cure for breast cancer. Highly natural and deeply moisturizing, both products make the perfect pair to delight your skin and all of your senses.
Lisa Hoffman Beauty Tunisian Neroli Fragrance ($65.00) & Bracelet ($65.00)
Lisa Hoffman’s delicate fragrance is now available to wear in two totally trendy ways. Her Tunisian Neroli fragrance – an intoxicating blend of precious neroli flower, ylang ylang and golden amber that’s both classically feminine and utterly modern – is available in her signature Fragrance Bracelet, which is red jade juxtaposed with a 14-karat gold-plated charm and her brand new Eau de Parfum. To honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Lisa Hoffman will be donating 50% of all proceeds of both products to the National Breast Cancer Coalition.
The Estée Lauder Companies is proud to announce the 20th Anniversary of its global Breast Cancer Awareness (BCA) Campaign. This year’s theme, Courage. Believe in a world without breast cancer. Know we’re here until it’s true. This year, The BCA Campaign also pays tribute to the life and legacy of BCA Campaign Founder and Pink Ribbon co-creator, Mrs. Evelyn H. Lauder. The brands and products include:
- AVEDA Hand Relief ($22.00)
Incredibly rich moisture therapy soothes dry hands, leaving them noticeably softer and smoother. Hydrating plant-derived emollients, humectants, exfoliating fruit acids as well as antioxidants, including vitamins A and E, help diminish signs of aging and provide optimal relief. $4.00 of the purchase price supports cruelty-free research through The Breast Cancer Research Foundation®, with a maximum donation of $270,000
- BOBBI BROWN Pink Peony Set Illuminating Bronzing Powder & Mini Face Blender Brush($45.00)
Bobbi Brown Cosmetics continues to empower women and provide them with the necessary tools to go from pretty to pretty powerful. Bobbi Brown will donate $10.00 from the sale of this limited-edition set to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation
- CLINIQUE Courage Pin ($10.00)
In support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and in commemorative memory of Evelyn Lauder’s legacy, Clinique has created the Clinique Courage Pin; a limited-edition pink ribbon pin with a white Clinique ‘C’ charm hanging from the center. Clinique will donate $2.00 from every sale of this limited-edition Clinique Courage Pin to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
CLINIQUE Great Skin, Great Cause ($36.00)
Each year Clinique offers a special, limited-edition bottle of its best-selling, cult classic Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion. This year, the iconic Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion bottle is adorned with a Clinique key ring with a “C” shaped charm on one side and a convenient mirror on the other. Also included on the key ring is a mini Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion and pink ribbon charm set. $10.00 from every sale of this limited-edition Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion to benefit The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
- CLINIQUE Pink with a Purpose ($16.00)
Clinique has created a limited-edition shade of its #1 selling lip product: Chubby Stick Moisturizing Lip Colour Balm. This special edition Chubby Stick Moisturizing Lip Colour Balm will come in a beautiful pink color: Plumped Up Pink, and be housed in a convenient pink cosmetic carrying pouch with adorable heart-shaped charm puller with the pink ribbon. This irresistibly colourful lip crayon is ideal for on-the-go touch-ups and perfectly portable to truly provide great lips for a great cause. $3.00 from every sale of this limited-edition Chubby Stick Moisturizing Lip Colour Balm to benefit The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
ESTÉE LAUDER Evelyn Lauder Dream Compact ($75.00)
The Evelyn Lauder Compact is an instant collectible, with its brilliant new Pink Ribbon design. The inside of the compact is inscribed, “Estée Lauder Breast Cancer Awareness 2012.” In North America, 100% of the sales of this compact will be donated to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
- Estée Lauder Evelyn Lauder Dream Pin ($12.50)
The Evelyn Lauder Dream Pin design sparkles with contrasting soft pink and hot pink enamels, accented with 2 stones – one BCA pink stone and a blue stone to represent the approximately 1% of all breast cancer cases in the United States that are diagnosed in men. Estée Lauder will donate 20% of the suggested retail price from every sale of the Evelyn Lauder Dream Pin to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
- Estée Lauder Evelyn Lauder and Elizabeth Hurley Dream Lip Collection ($29.50)
This lip-loving duo offers a full-size Pure Color Lipstick in Candy, a shade chosen by Evelyn Lauder, a Pure Color Gloss in Pink Innocence, chosen by Elizabeth Hurley, featured in a chic pink snakeskin- printed clutch. The Gloss is decorated with the 2012 Pink Ribbon design with a touch of blue to represent the approximately 1% of all breast cancer cases in the United States that are diagnosed in men. Estée Lauder will donate 20% of the suggested retail price from every sale of the Evelyn Lauder and Elizabeth Hurley Dream Lip Collection to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
- ESTÉE LAUDER Perfectionist CP+R with Pink Ribbon Keychain ($95.00)
The perfect time to try the NEW Perfectionist CP+R Wrinkle-Lifting Serum and support Breast Cancer Awareness with a new Pink Ribbon Keychain and charm. The charm is the 2012 Pink Ribbon with a touch of blue to represent the approximately 1% of all breast cancer cases in the United States that are diagnosed in men. To keep the message always in mind, the charm is inscribed, “Estée Lauder Breast Cancer Awareness 2012.” Estée Lauder will donate 20% of the suggested retail price from every sale of Perfectionist CP+R with Pink Ribbon Keychain to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
- Bumble and bumble Spray de Mode Hairspray ($27.00)
A multi-dimensional styling tool – it gives flexible hold, workability, exceptional memory and can take heat and repeated brushing – on supermodels and non-supermodels alike. During the month of October, Bumble and bumble will donate $5.00 from the purchase of 10 oz. Spray de Mode to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
- COACH Poppy Lipgloss Set ($35.00)
Fun and flirty, the Coach Poppy lipgloss set is the perfect gift for the Poppy Woman. Set includes five exclusive lip gloss shades that capture the playful and irresistible spirit of every Poppy Woman. Coach Fragrances will donate 20% of the suggested retail price from every sale of Coach Poppy Lipgloss Set to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
- DARPHIN HYDRASKIN Intensive Skin-Hydrating Serum ($76.00)
HYDRASKIN Intensive Skin-Hydrating Serum quenches skin’s thirst by instantly and intensely penetrating the skin resulting in a supple, glowing complexion. A hydrating powerhouse, the formula features lush botanicals and antioxidants that maximize water replenishment while enhancing skin’s natural ability to retain moisture. Darphin will donate $10.00 from every sale of Hydraskin Intensive Skin-Hydrating Serum to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
- DONNA KARAN COSMETICS Donna Karan Cashmere Mist EDP Spray Cashmere Mist ($98.00)
A fragrance created to seduce the senses. The ultimate in luxury, it is a sensual, sheer floral scent that whispers, never shouts. Donna Karan Cosmetics will donate 20% of the suggested retail price from every sale of Donna Karan Cashmere Mist EDP Spray 100 ml to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
- JO MALONE
Jo Malone will donate $30,000 to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Purchase of Jo Malone products will not impact the amount of the Jo Malone donation.
- LAB SERIES SKINCARE FOR MEN Daily Moisture Defense Lotion SPF 15 ($40.00)
Lightweight, moisturizing SPF15 lotion infused with antioxidants continuously hydrates and helps protect skin from UVA/UVB rays, smoke and pollution. Minimizes signs of aging, smoothes fine lines, and improves overall skin texture. Formulated for normal, dry or oily skin types. Lab Series Skincare for Men will donate 20% of the suggested retail price from the sale of each Daily Moisture Defense Lotion SPF 15 to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
- LA MER The Hand Treatment ($75.00)
This silky formula soothes hands on contact and creates an emollient barrier. With the nutrient-rich Miracle BrothTM, the heart of La Mer’s profound powers of transformation, it brightens, protects and helps heal even the driest skin. La Mer will donate $10.00 from every sale of the Hand Treatment to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
- OJON Restorative Hair Treatment ($19.50)
A clinically proven intensive hair and scalp treatment that instantly helps hydrate and improve the condition of damaged hair. Formulated with pure Ojon Oil, the highly concentrated treatment is rich in essential lipids similar to those found naturally in virgin hair. Restorative Hair Treatment is available in a limited-edition box in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Ojon will donate $5.00 from every sale of this limited-edition Restorative Hair Treatment to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
- ORIGINS Make A DifferenceTM & Peace of Mind ($16.50)
This limited-edition duo features two Origins favorites on a pink clip. Over-exposed hands are cared for with the intensely rich Make A DifferenceTM Rejuvenating Hand Treatment. A powerful skin redeeming trio of key ingredients including The Rose of Jericho (a “resurrection” plant that can survive and thrive after decades of drought), cell-reviving Trehalose and Padina Pavonica help skin rebound from dramatic dehydration while Scutellaria Baicalensis works to even out skin tone. Vital moisture replenishes even the most dry, dehydrated hands. Origins will donate $3.50 from each purchase of this limited-edition duo to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Prescriptives will donate $5,000 to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Purchase of Prescriptives products will not impact the amount of the Prescriptives donation.
- SMASHBOX Be Legendary Lipstick in Inspiration ($19.00)
Inspired by the work of The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Smashbox has created a limited-edition pink shade of Be Legendary Lipstick and named it Inspiration. The ultra-luxe formula glides on for show-stopping, saturated color every time. Smashbox will donate $5.00 from the purchase of this lipstick to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Streekers and TouchBack BrowMarker just partnered with the National Breast Cancer Coalition in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Throughout the month of October, 100% of proceeds from the sales of Streekersin Pink and TouchBack BrowMarker in Blonde will be donated to the NBCC to help fund research supporting their goal of ending breast cancer by January 1, 2020.
A little lotion can go a long way! Palmer’s, makers of classic Cocoa Butter Formula skincare products, is going “pink”. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Palmer’s will donate 15 percent of the sales (with a minimum donation of $100,000) of specially-marked bottles of the following classic Cocoa Butter Formula products — Cocoa Butter Formula Swivel Stick ($2.70), Cocoa Butter Formula Lotion ($4.50), Cocoa Butter Formula Massage Lotion for Stretch Marks ($6.00) and Cocoa Butter Formula Skin Therapy Oil ($10.99) – to Susan G. Komen for the Cure®.
AHAVA Hope Blossoms Mineral Bath Salts
For every purchase of AHAVA Hope Blossoms ($22.00) AHAVA will make a 10% donation to the National Breast Cancer Foundation in support of their mission to help fund research and promote education and early detection. These mineral-rich salts contain 21 essential Dead Sea minerals, including Magnesium, Potassium and Calcium that work to melt away stress, while providing essential moisture to skin and relief to tired muscles. Your skin will be left soft and supple. Available in a full 32oz size as well as a 6oz travel size.
Elemis Think Pink
Proceeds from every Elemis Think Pink kit ($65.00) sold will be included in a £10K GBP donation to the Breast Cancer Care Awareness fund. The kit includes:
· Award-Winning Pro-Collagen Marine Cream, 30ml (Limited Edition in Pink)
· Pro-Collagen Lifting Treatment Neck & Bust, 15ml (Limited Edition in Pink)
· Quiet Mind Bath Elixir, 50ml
Nails Inc “Paint Your Pinkie Pink”
The Paint your Pinkie Pink campaign is designed to raise awareness of Breast Cancer Campaign and to encourage sales of the Pinkie Pink nail polish to raise money for Breast Cancer Campaign. Nails Inc. has created a limited edition bespoke pink glitter nail polish which will retail at $10. $1 (10%) from every nail polish sale will be donated to Breast Cancer Campaign. Available at Sephora.
Gianna Rose Pink Ribbon Guest Soaps
These French-milled soaps from Gianna Rose are embossed with a pink ribbon that symbolizes hope for so many. This set of four soaps is presented in a decorative gift box and scented with a fresh linen fragrance. In support of the ongoing effort to find a cure, 20% of the proceeds from the sale of each set will be donated to Making Strides for Breast Cancer. To learn more about this organization, please visit www.makingstrides.acsevents.org.
Stila Courage & Beauty Travel Palette ($$16.00)
This must-have collectible palette features an iconic Stila girl on the cover and contains five eye shadows, which can be worn wet or dry, a Convertible Color for lips and cheeks, a mirror and a face chart. For each purchase, $1 of proceeds will go to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Available in October 2012 at www.stilacosmetics.com
Stila Positively Pink Cheek Palette ($16.00)
This multi-colored pressed powder blush has a luxe, velvety finish and embossed pink ribbons for a positively glowing flush. For each purchase, $1 of proceeds will go to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Available in October 2012 at www.stilacosmetics.com
Stila Positively Pink Set ($18.00)
This collectible, multi-colored, pressed powder comes paired with a Stila Lip Glaze to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month. For each purchase, $1 of proceeds will go to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Available in October 2012 at www.stilacosmetics.com
BIOLAGE Colorcaretherapie BCA Kit
Color care for a cause. Biolage has packaged together the cult-favorite Colorcaretherapie collection for just $11.95, including Shampoo, Conditioner, Color Bloom Masque and Shine Shake Spray. $1 from the purchase of each kit has been donated to the Regis Foundation for Breast Cancer Research. Matrix will be donating about $22K in total from all sales of this kit.
Mama Mio is giving away a 10-day supply of Boob Tube (while supplies last), their cult Bust & Neck Firming Cream, to help women get to know their boobs a bit better. Mama Mio is proud to support the fight against breast cancer, but beyond the donations they make to their charity partner, Look Good… Feel Better®, they want to encourage women to become more aware of their own boobs. As with their full size Boob Tube Bust & Neck Firming Creams, these 10-day samples will come with a leaflet that contains the American Cancer Society’s instructions on how to perform a Breast Self-Exam (BSE).
IMAN Cosmetics is partnering with the Intercultural Cancer Council (ICC) by donating 20% of proceeds from the brand new IMAN Pink Luxury Lip Stain during the month of October. In addition, the brand will gift a $20,000 flat donation to the IMAN Cosmetics Breast Cancer Screening & Educational Program to further expand the program’s efforts and cause.
Dermelect Cosmeceuticals will donate 30% of net proceeds of its Provocative Peptide-Infused Color Nail Treatment to CEW Cancer and Careers, a non-profit organization that strives to eliminate fear and uncertainty to working people with cancer.
Lavanila encourages women to embrace living life the natural, healthy way while effectively staying dry with their Healthy Deodorant. The Lavanila Healthy Deodorant is free of aluminum, parabens, propylene glycol, talc, phthalates and triclosan, and uses only the purest, good-for-you ingredients to stave off odors and keep you fresh and dry. Available in full size ($18.00) and travel size ($10.00) at Lavanila.com or Sephora stores nationwide. This all natural deodorant comes in Pure Vanilla, Vanilla Coconut, Vanilla Grapefruit, Vanilla Lavender, Vanilla Passion Fruit.
Skinn Cosmetics will donate 100% of sales (not profits, every cent of every sale will be donated!) of their Twin Set- Collagen Boost Lipstick and Wet Gloss ($18.50) in Pink Tulip to support the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation.
Target and Sonia Kashuk, breast cancer survivor and professional makeup artist, have partnered with The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) for the sixth year in a row to create an exclusive brush set to support the fight against breast cancer. The Proudly Pink 5-Piece Purse Brush Set ($14.99) will be available year round with 15% of the purchase price to benefit BCRF.
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