Make a difference during breast cancer awareness month
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, a period when people all around the world come together to raise awareness about the illness. Beauty companies have come a long way in lending their support to charities and organisations in their efforts to find a cure.
Want to do your part? We’ve compiled a list of limited edition beauty products, the proceeds of which will go towards funding breast cancer research and aiding those in need.
To celebrate the 15th anniversary of its pink campaign, which has raised over US$15m (S$20.6m) for breast cancer charities and organisations globally, GHD has collaborated with Chicago-based artist David Allen who has made it his life mission to help women regain their confidence by covering up their mastectomy scars with beautiful tattoos. The new campaign features Grace Lambardo, a real-life hero who was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2016, as its muse for the Ink On Pink Collection comprising the award-winning Platinum+ and Gold stylers. Proceeds will be donated to Breast Cancer Now.
For this month only, every purchase of Estée Lauder’s iconic Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex II serum comes with a Pink Ribbon Keychain. For every purchase, $20 of its retail price will go towards the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
La Mer has released a travel-sized treatment lotion to support the pink campaign. It will donate 20 per cent of the proceeds from sale of this miracle moisturiser to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation from now until summer 2020.
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Infused with hyaluronic acid, avocado oil and olive oil, the long-wearing lipstick is ultra-creamy and nourishing. The neutral rosy pink shade is perfect for everyday wear. In celebration of its pink campaign, Becca Cosmetics will be donating 20 per cent of the purchase price to Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Composed 50 per cent of water, Becca Cosmetics’ best-selling setting powder has been reimagined for Pink October. Part of the proceeds will be donated to Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Since 2001, Aveda has donated over US$4.7m to Breast Cancer Research Foundation to help find a cure and aid women in need. It reaffirms its commitment with this limited edition hand cream, infused with cherry almond aroma, andiroba oil and other plant hydrators, and has pledged to donate about US$5 per purchase to the foundation.
The Dramatically Different Moisturising Lotion+ makes a difference this month with a limited edition bottle adorned with a pink glittering key ring. A donation of $10 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation will be made with every bottle sold.