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Breast Cancer Awareness (BCA) 2011: Products That Give Back

Breast Cancer Awareness month is here, and BeautyStat has some suggestions as to where you can purchase products to help the cause.

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Sephora is giving back to the cause with pink editions of the Pop Up Hair Brush ($8), a neat sized travel brush for the woman on-the-go; a Color Flip Palette ($15), a Pink Eyelash Curler ($16, shown), and Brush Set ($60) that is a complete travel companion.

Ta Ta Toos is donating 30% of proceeds from each ta-ta-too, including “Think Pink”, purchased online during the month of October will be donated to help find a cure for breast cancer. Show your support and raise awareness by purchasing these body tattoos.  Ta ta toos retail for $ 9.95 and can be purchased at specialty retailers nationwide including Ricky’s New York  and online at www.tatatoos.com.

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Cricket ® Pink Straightcrazy Flat Iron and Pink Mini Flat Iron are available for a limited time at www.folica.com and a portion of the proceeds of these limited edition pieces will be donated to the Susan G. Komen Foundation  for breast cancer research.  The Pink Straightcrazy Flat Iron is equipped with Nanosilver Tourmaline plates to create a smooth, glossy look without causing damage to the hair. Retails for $ 39.99. The Pink Mini Flat Iron is efficient and packs all the power of a full sized flat iron with guided combs and tourmaline plates. It’s less than six inches in length so it’s portable and compact! Retails for $ 26.99.

As part of the Estee Lauder companies global breast cancer awareness campaign, Clinique has a BCA 2011 Special Edition Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion that is adorned with a miniature picture frame key chain and a heart shaped ribbon charm as well as a Limited Edition Great Lips, Great Cause Key Ring that contains a heart shaped ribbon charm, a Clinique “C” charm and three mini Long Last Glosswear SPF 15 in colors Clearly Pink, Air Kiss and Cabana Crush. Keyring can be purchased for $ 42.00 and the lotion for $ 92.00 during the month of October at Clinique beauty counters.

Estee Lauder already pledged that they will give a $ 500,000 donation to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. With that being said, they have  released “The Pink Ribbon Collection” which includes “Evelyn Lauder Lip Design Collection” priced at $ 25.00 , a “Jeweled Pink Ribbon” priced at $ 12.50 and “Elizabeth Hurley Lip Design Collection” priced at $ 25.00. All products are available by going to www.esteelauder.com/pinkribbon

 

Philosophy has Shower for the Cure ® that can be used as shampoo, bath and shower gel.  This retails for $ 20.00 and philosophy hopes that both the recipients and buyers understand that their charitable products are non-refundable at www.philosophy.com.


 

OPI has come out with a limited edition Pink Shatter for BCA named “Pink of Hearts.” It’s the first pink shatter OPI has ever made. Each bottle of Pink Shatter: Pink of Hearts has a special pink ribbon tag and pink cap to call attention to BCA. Sold in many professional nail salons, you can also find out more by going to www.opi.com. This color retails for $ 8.50.

 

Nutra Nail, manufactured by CCA Industries, will donate 25¢ per sale of nine of Nutra Nail’s growth and strengthening products throughout September and October. Specially marked packages will be available at most drug, food and mass market retail stores. These products being offered retail from $ 3.29 to $ 5.99 and can also be purchased through www.youngsurvival.org along with other BCA products.

  

SHE by SO.CAP, the world’s leading provider of all-natural hair extensions, is hosting its 6th Annual Pink Hair For Hope campaign, to raise funds in the hopes of finding a cure for breast cancer.  Through the end of the month, clients in participating salons who donate $10 or more to Pink Hair for Hope, will receive a 100% natural, pink SHE by SO.CAP.USA hair extension.  Patrons can choose from professionally bonded pink hair extensions which attach to their natural hair or clip-in hair extensions that they can put in themselves and re-wear over and over again. All proceeds will directly benefit numerous cancer research organizations.

To date, the Pink Hair For Hope campaign has successfully raised close to $2 million dollars for many non-profit organizations such as the American Cancer Society and the National Breast Cancer Foundation.

What are the products you’re buying for the cause? Drop us a comment below!

Nicole Gordon Levine

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3 comments

  1. Wow- what a wonderful situation to help with the Breast Cancer Foundation and these products are so nice an profressional!! I would love to win and display these products and promote the websites! Thanks so much!!

  2. I love seeing companies contribute to a great cause. It’s not always about money. I have bought several products that will donate some of its proceeds to Breast Cancer. I went to Sallys and bought several items from body lotion to nail polish. I’m trying to do my part! Great article, thanks

  3. Wow- i totally support the Breast Cancer Foundation and these products are so nice an profressional!! I would love to win and display these products and promote the websites! Thanks so much!!

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