This October, do more than just think pink. Shop at these amazing places that are supporting breast cancer research by donating portions of their proceeds to the cause.
As you know, October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which aims to empower women to take charge of their own health, get the necessary information they need for their personal care and treatment, and spread awareness to those not battling the disease. Given that 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime, according to the American Cancer Society, spreading awareness of the disease is incredibly important.
In recent years, more and more brands have gotten involved in the fight against breast cancer, making it easier than ever to give for the cause. The brands featured below have promised to donated proceeds from their collections and limited edition launches to organizations like The Pink Agenda, The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, and the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
This year, True&Co. and the Keep a Breast Foundation have teamed up in the fight against breast cancer. For all of the sales of their Retro Pink Bra Collection, True&Co will donate 25% to benefit breast cancer research.
To Buy: $58; trueandco.com.
ghd GOLD BY LULU GUINNESS
The iconic hair brand is helping us do good by looking good. This year, they have come out with a limited edition styler, and $5 of each one sold will be donated to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City.
To Buy: $199, ghdhair.com.
Trendy active-wear brand ALALA Yoga has committed to donate 20% of the proceeds from their Battle All Day Collection to the Weill Cornell Breast Center within the Iris Cantor Women’s Health Center at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City.
To Buy: $75 for the sports bra, and $110 for the cropped pants, alalastyle.com.
Jane Iredale Limited Edition PlayOn Lip Crayon in Sunny
Spongelle Bulgarian Rose Gift Sets
Famous for their body wash infused buffers, Spongelle has created two limited edition gift sets filled with some of their top products in the enchanting scent, Bulgarian rose. During the month of October, 25% of the proceeds from these gift sets will be donated to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
To Buy: $40 for boxed gift set, $28 for boxed duo, spongelle.com.
Sam Edelman Tinsley Boot
Just in time for boot season, the Sam Edelman Tinsely boot adds a perfect pop of color to a rainy day. Plus, 20% of proceeds from this purchase will be donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
To Buy: $55, samedelman.com.
GlamGlow Limited-Edition BUBBLESHEET Oxygenating Mask
ELEMIS Limited Edition Pro-Collagen Rose Cleansing Balm
BECCA Cosmetics Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed Highlighter
A staple in your beauty routine, BECCA Cosmetics highlighters are always worth the splurge, and from now until the end of November, the beauty brand will donate $8 from every purchase of their limited edition product to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
To Buy: $38, beccacosmetics.com.
Athleta Empower Bra
After listening to many of the struggles breast cancer survivors face, Athleta decided to take action. The result was the Empower bra, a bra specifically designed for women who has undergone mastectomies. Made with ultra-soft fabric as well as an easy to use zippered front, survivors now have the option of convenience and comfort. During the first two weeks in October, for every bra purchased from Athleta, they will donate an Empower bra (up to 2,500) to the to patients post-mastectomy at UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center.
To Buy: $54, athleta.com.
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Ralph Lauren Pink Pony Collection
The fight against breast cancer has always been a priority of Ralph Lauren. The Pink Pony Campaign originally focused on breast cancer, but over time, has diversified its focus to helping aid a wide range of cancers. This October, the Pink Pony Collection contains a range of pink and preppy staples from a classic rugby tee to a pink leather jacket. 25% of the proceeds (as well as 100% of the proceeds from the pictured Pink Pony t-shirt) will be donated to the Pink Pony Campaign's fight against cancer.
To Buy: $68, ralphlauren.com.
Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair
In support of The Estée Lauder Companies’ Breast Cancer Campaign for every purchase of the limited edition product, Estée Lauder will donate 20% to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, but this doesn't end in October. This initiative lasts through June, giving you ample time to support a great cause.
Bumble and Bumble Thickening Spray Pre-Styler
Your hair routine just got a little pinker. A couple spritzes of this thickening spray gives you your best blowout yet. Plus, 20% of the proceeds are donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
To Buy: $30, bumbleandbumble.com.