Shop beauty products and accessories that support BCA and research
By Carla Snuggs
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and many beauty brands are stepping up to give back to organizations that support breast cancer research and awareness. Here is a roundup of some Posh Beauty Blog’s favorite beauty brands and products that support Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Elemis Pro-Radiance Illuminating Flash Balm Pink Edition
In support of Breast Cancer Care, the Elemis Pro-Radiance Illuminating Flash Balm (a fan favorite) has turned pink! Elemis Pro-Radiance Illuminating Flash Balm Pink Edition is paired with an adorable cosmetic bag. This hybrid moisturizer is packed full of vitamins to protect, hydrate and add radiance, kicking your dry, dull summer skin to the curb, so you head into fall on a brighter note.. Available at Nordstrom and Elemis.com in October.
Joico will be donating for their 9th year in a row to City of Hope for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This year, Joico is focusing on their Pink Dust Shimmer Spray and Joi Power Whip designed by LuLu DK. All products complement any hair type no matter the texture, length, or thickness while remaining affordable for all to enjoy. Save 32% on the purchase of Breast Cancer Awareness Power Whip Duo, featuring our luxurious styling foam that creates incredible volume. LULU DK offered her artistic talents to create the feather and “Joico Hope Love” message graphic, laid out in beautiful gold and pink. Shop: Joico.com
Birchbox has partnered with The Estée Lauder Companies (ELC) to create an exclusive box of beauty samples in support of breast cancer awareness this October. The special-edition box Birchbox.com will be filled with an assortment of products from Estée Lauder Companies brands, including Estée Lauder, Clinique, Smashbox, Darphin, Prescriptives and Origins. It also marks the first time Birchbox will be sampling and selling Clinique and Estée Lauder products.
JuveRest® - The Sleep Wrinkle Pillow
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, 20% of each purchase of JuveRest® - The Sleep Wrinkle Pillow will be donated to The National Breast Cancer Foundation for the entire month of October. The Sleep Wrinkle Pillow is the premium pillow on the market engineered to minimize sleep wrinkles. Invented by a leading plastic surgeon, Goesel Anson, MD, FACS, JuveRest is an innovative and multi-patented product designed to inhibit wrinkles caused by facial compression during sleep.
Throughout the month of October, $1 of every pink Active Band Waist Trainer by Amia that HourglassAngel.com sells will go to the National Breast Cancer Foundation. The Active Band is designed for workouts and can be part of a healthy, active lifestyle.
Tervis Pink Ribbon Products
During the month of October, Tervis, the beloved Southeast drinkware brand will be donating 10% of all Tervis pink ribbon product sales to the National Breast Cancer Foundation and the Bucs Care Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Tervis also donates 5% of sales from its pink ribbon collecton year-round to the breast cancer cause. All Tervis products keep hot drinks hot and cold drinks cold, reduce condensation, are microwave; dishwasher and freezer safe, are BPA free and feature Tervis’ Made for Life™ Guarantee.
Lizzy Shaw Studio
Lizzy Shaw Studio is a new LA jewelry line that is already taking Hollywood by storm! The adorable Rose Quartz Faceted Briolette pendant donates 20% to Boarding For Breast Cancer. It can be worn alone, layered with other fab Lizzy Shaw Studio designs or mixed with your own jewelry to express your style!
Vapour Organic Beauty
Vapour Organic Beauty is proud to honor National Breast Cancer Awareness month with their Honor Elixir Plumping Lip Gloss. 30% of proceeds from the sale of Honor in October (and through the year) will be donated to research and awareness efforts for those affected by breast cancer. Vapour Elixir Lip Plumping Gloss in Honor is available online at Vapourbeauty.com.
Behind The Sangria Organic Rosé Sparkler Facial Toner
An alluring blend of all-natural rose water, witch hazel and aloe vera, the Rosé Sparkler Facial Toner balances the skin’s pH, helps visibly minimize pores and reduces inflammation of even the most sensitive skin. During the month of October, 50% of all Rosé Sparkler sales will go toward the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Purchase: Behindthesangria.com
SPARKLING ICE The zero-calorie naturally flavored sparkling water, proudly displays a Pink Ribbon on their Pink Grapefruit bottle all year long. SPARKLING ICE donates a minimum of $25,000 to research facilities nationwide to help find a cure. SPARKLING ICE has created a specialty "Sip Pink for the Cure" cocktail using its Pink Grapefruit flavor. SPARKLING ICE's Pink Grapefruit retails for $1.19-$1.29 and can be found at retailers nationwide.
Ulta Beauty will offer limited-edition Donate with Kiss Pink products in support of The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. With the purchase of each limited-edition Ulta Beauty product, a 50% donation will be made to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Each product retails for $5.
* Ulta Beauty Clutch
* Ulta Beauty Tassel Keychain
* Ulta Beauty Jeweled Compact
* Ulta Beauty Fragrance Atomizer
* Ulta Beauty Cuff Bracelet Set
Noodle & Boo Believe Honey Bar
This October, in honor of mamas fighting the fight, 100% of the profits from the Noodle & Boo Believe Honey Bar will be donated to the Susan G. Komen organization for the Cure. Shea butter, honey and a myriad of vitamins offer amazingly soft, clean skin. It’s clinically tested and hypoallergenic, so pretty and perfect for gift giving this holiday season.
Olivia Garden Brushes
Olivia Garden is honoring those affected by breast cancer by offering limited brushes that give back. Olivia Garden created exclusive brushes and is donating 20% of the net profit to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation® (BCRF). Olivia Garden’s BCA Collection will be available Fall 2015 at local Ulta stores and Ulta.com. More info: Oliviagarden.com.
ACURE Organics has partnered with Unite For Her to support breast cancer therapies by donating a percentage of sales from the ACURE Day Cream and Night Cream to the organization for one year. The Day Cream and Night cream help to repair and protect skin, support collagen, and elastin fibers and fight environmental damage.
Vapur Water Bottles
Vapur water bottles is partnering with the Breast Cancer Research Foundation to help support the Foundation's critical clinical and genetic research related to Breast Cancer.$4 from every Pink Shades Bottle sold during the month of October (online and retail) will be donated to the Foundation. They’re flexible, durable, and BPA-free. Shop: Vapur.us
IT Cosmetics Love is the Foundation Brush
For October, IT Cosmetics launches its first pink makeup brush, Love is the Foundation. This limited-edition heart-shaped brush really has a heart! For each Love is the Foundation Brush sold, IT Cosmetics will donate an additional brush to the American Cancer Society’s Look Good Feel Better Program to help women face the effects of cancer treatments with confidence! Get it at Ulta beauty and Ulta.com.
fitlosophy fitbook PINK
fitlosophy is a lifestyle company and creator of the fitbook, a series of 12-week goal-setting journals that help you track your everyday activity and nutrition. These fitbooks were designed to keep you mindful of your current activity and dietary patterns that will in turn help you make small tweaks to greatly improve your lifestyle. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, filtosophy is offering a limited-edition fitbook PINK for the month of October. Identical to the original 12-week fitbook, the fitbook PINK has a fun and bright look, proudly featuring the breast cancer ribbon. $4 from every sale will be donated to the Avon Foundation.
The Organic Pharmacy Rose Body Lotion
Light but highly nourishing body cream enriched with Shea Butter, Jojoba and Aloe. No sticky residue, just soft, smooth skin. The Persian Rose extract we use is from our tiny village in Iran where the petals are hand picked and extracted using mountain spring water. Rose is uplifting and purifying. It helps calm red sensitive skin and strengthens capillaries.BCA Donation: The Organic Pharmacy is donating $3 from the sales of the Rose Body Lotion during the entire month of October. Shop: Theorganicpharmacy.com
C. O. Bigelow Freesia Candle
Purchase Bigelow’s Freesia Candle and 10% of proceeds are donated to The Breast Cancer Research Fund. Freesia is one of the brand’s most popular perfume oils provided inspiration for this soft floral scent featuring a heart of Tart Quince, Jasmine, Pink Freesia, and Tender Muguet.
Revitalash Advanced Limited Edition Pink Ribbon Collection
Each year during October Breast Cancer Awareness Month, RevitaLash Advanced supports education and research for the cause by offering the beautifully designed, RevitaLash Advanced Limited Edition Pink Ribbon Collection, donating 10% of the profits to research and education initiatives. RevitaLash Advanced is an eyelash conditioner that incorporates BioPeptin complex to enhance, protect and nourishes lashes for more naturally beautiful lashes.
Disclosure: Press samples were provided by the brand/PR for editorial consideration, product testing, photography and review.
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