Think pink during Breast Cancer Awareness Month with products that help support research and education about the disease.
In the U.S. alone, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime, according to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, making it the most common cancer among women. This October, these products will help raise awareness and fund the research toward finding a cure. So go ahead and start shopping!
David Yurman’s original starburst bracelet gets a makeover this October and trades in its diamonds for pink sapphires, so add some pink to your jewelry with this striking sterling-silver piece. Twenty percent of the purchase price will be donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF).
Glow all month long while also supporting an amazing cause. This year for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Bobbi Brown has created a limited-edition bronzing powder set that comes with a mini pink blending brush. With each set purchased, $11 will be donated to the BCRF.
Get cozy for a cause with this “luxuriously soft” blush-colored sweater. From their 2017 Capsule Collection created in partnership with the Susan G. Komen Foundation and Rally for the Cure, this cardigan combines two fabulous things: cashmere and charity. Twenty-five percent of the proceeds will be donated to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
Good Grapes Rosé, prices vary
Good Grapes in Winnetka is encouraging everyone to “Drink Pink!” Throughout the month of October, 15 percent of any rosé purchased — online or in store — will go to the American Breast Cancer Foundation.
Bumble and bumble’s popular Thickening Spray is dressed-up in pink this month in support of breast cancer awareness. This long-lasting, volume-optimizing spray will not only work wonders for your hair, but 20 percent of the suggested retail price will also be donated to the BCRF. You can spray and spread awareness while supplies last.
Add a little sparkle to your neck and a little happiness to your heart with Kendra Scott’s Elise Necklace in Light Pink Drusy. Kendra Scott will donate 20 percent of the purchase price to the BCRF. But that’s not all — with each piece purchased, they will also gift a piece of jewelry and a hand-written note to a woman battling breast cancer. For more information and items involved in the You Shop, We Give promotion, visit kendrascott.com.
Spread awareness as you spread Crème da la Mer Moisturizing Cream for firmer, healthier-looking skin. Starting this month, La Mer will be donating $10 from the purchase price of their iconic Crème da la Mer to BCRF.
Marian Michael, Various
In support of breast cancer awareness, Marian Michael wants you to shop pink. During the month of October, Marian Michael will offer a 10 percent donation to the BCRF for the cost of any item in the store that is pink or has pink in it.
For a cute addition to any bag or set of keys, Maurices’ Grey Faux Fur Pom Keychain shows your fashionable side as well as your charitable side. While supplies last, Maruices will be donating 50 percent of the purchase price to BCRF.
Here’s a sports bra that supports more than just the girls. Athleta will be donating 12 percent of their sales from this bra to Recovery on Water (ROW), an organization and rowing team that empowers women with breast cancer to bond with other survivors and “become active in their process of recovery.”
Estee Lauder’s best-selling night serum, Advanced Night Repair, gives you two gifts: radiant skin and a collectable keychain. The three-charm pink ribbon keychain “empowers consumers to show their support for breast cancer awareness.” Marking its 25th anniversary, the Estee Lauder Companies Breast Cancer Campaign will donate 20 percent of the suggested retail price to the BCRF.
Not only is this super-fun water bottle perfect for cold and hot beverages, but for every bottle purchased Bloomingdale’s will also donate $19 to BCRF. Bloomingdale’s has partnered up with well-known artist Donald Robertson for the third year in a row and S’well to design this limited-edition bottle for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Although it is the brand’s first time partnering with the BCRF, Ivory Ella actively donates to several worthy causes. Now, for the first time, the brand has designed a pink acid wash T-shirt for breast cancer awareness and 10 percent of the purchase price will be donated to BCRF. Support the search for a cure in this super-soft short-sleeve tee.
Everyone’s favorite no-crease hair tie just got an upgrade. Fromm’s vegan leather bow hair tie is a must-have hair accessory, and now it supports a cause! Fifty percent of sales help support Bright Pink, a Chicago-based breast and ovarian cancer education foundation.
Blend for a cause! Cook for the Cure with KitchenAid, which is selling pink kitchen appliances in partnership with Susan G. Komen to support breast cancer awareness, and will donate $450,000 or more to the cause this year.
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- Breast Biopsy: What You Need to Know
Avery Hansen recently graduated from Southern Methodist University in Dallas where she studied journalism and fashion media. During her time at SMU she was published in the school’s newspaper, The Daily Campus, as well as Beyond the Boulevard and HerCampus. When Avery is not writing, she is playing with her pug, Emmy, or cheering on the Blackhawks at the United Center. She is a proud supporter of PAWS Chicago.