9 Beauty Products That Support Breast Cancer Awareness
Shop for a good cause — and look great doing it.
-Paige Herman Axel
It’s Breast Cancer Awareness month, and now’s the time to shop for little indulgences that will not only make you feel good; funds from these products will go to a variety of breast cancer charities.
1. Darphin Arovita C Energic Firming Cream ($80, darphin.com)
This rich antioxidant cream will increase moisture, firm up slack skin, and assist in renewing radiance.
The contribution: Darphin will donate $20 from each sale this month to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. And they offer free shipping!
2. Elemis Essential Beauty Secrets Kit ($95, timetospa.com)
This hot-pink makeup bag is stocked with Elemis best-sellers, including Pro-Collagen Marine Cream, Pro-Collagen Oxygenating Night Cream, Papaya Enzyme Peel and limited-edition Pro-Collagen Lifting Treatment for Neck and Bust — plus a five-step breast check guide for monthly self-exams. If you were to buy these items singly, it would cost you $222.00!
The contribution: Elemis will donate a portion of the proceeds to Breast Cancer Care.
3. Shiseido Makeup Luminizing Satin Eye Color in Peony. ($25, dillards.com)
Worn on its own, or layered with other colors, this new eyeshadow suits any skin tone. It adorned models on the fall 2009 Michael Kors and Narciso Rodriguez runways.
The contribution: $5 from each Shiseido Makeup Luminizing Satin Eye Color in Peony sold throughout the month of October goes to Cancer and Careers, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting working women living with cancer.
4. Philosophy Shower for the Cure ($20, philosophy.com)
A shampoo, body wash and bubble bath in one, this Philosophy favorite is packed with moisturizing milk proteins and fruit essences for a pleasant bath- or shower-time treat.
The contribution: 100 percent of the net proceeds will be donated to the Women’s Cancer Research Fund, whose annual fundraiser is chaired by Rita Wilson and Kate Capshaw.