October 12, 2011 Leave a comment
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we thought it would be nice to highlight a few awesome items that support this fabulous cause. If you’re going to shop this month, might as well it be a little guilt-free. Most retailers are participating in some way. If you want check on which stores or brands are getting involved make sure to visit the following sites for a list of retailers, information on the cause, and how you can help.
One way to help is by purchasing products that clearly state which organization they support (be weary of fakes!). These 5 fabulous products support breast cancer research in different ways and through several organizations.
Take your pick!
A super-hydrating lotion containing antioxidants, botanicals, DHA and mica particulates and a vanilla sugary scent. This product is designed to keep the skin soft and silky-looking and to extend your tan for an additional 2-3 days. For a limited time to support BCA Month, Infinity Extend with Shimmer will have an added touch of shimmering pink radiance.
Infinity Extend with Shimmer SRP $35 / 200 mL.
Available at Dermstore.com
Cureology is committed to social responsibility and is proud to be a 2012 BCF sponsor and will donate 20 percent of all distribution sales to the National Breast Cancer Foundation to provide funding for FREE mammograms, education and cancer research. Their full line of products add volume, rejuvenate the scalp, preserve colortreated hair and moisturize for beautiful hair.
Cureology Endurance Shampoo SRP $28.50
Cureology Endurance Re-Conditioner $32.50
Minnie Rose, the cashmere brand synonymous with comfort and effortless style, is proud to support Breast Cancer Awareness month with two Pink Products that will give back to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation® (BCRF) this October 2011.
The popular Minnie Rose cashmere duster and cashmere ruffle shawl, which Kate Middleton the Duchess of Cambridge was recently spotted wearing, will be available in an exclusive Sea Shell Pink color. 10% of the proceeds of these two styles will give back to BCRF to help put an end this devastating disease. BCRF is dedicated to preventing breast cancer and finding a cure in our lifetime by funding clinical and translational research worldwide. For more information about BCRF, visit www.bcrfcure.org.
Both styles can be purchased on http://www.minnierose.com during the month of October. The 100% Cashmere Duster retails for $196; the 100% Cashmere Ruffle Shawl (shown in image above) retails for $319.
Fashion Targets Breast Cancer® (FTBC), a charitable initiative of the Council of Fashion Designers of America/CFDA Foundation, marshals the goodwill and services of every element of the fashion industry (including fashion designers in the U.S. and internationally, leading retailers, the world’s most famous models and celebrities, fashion photographers, as well as media, advertising, and PR firms, among others) to raise public awareness and funds for the breast cancer cause, in the U.S. and internationally.
With the proceeds from Fashion Targets Breast Cancer campaigns worldwide, the CFDA Foundation provides meaningful help to all women concerned about and diagnosed with breast cancer by providing access to reliable health information and quality health care, and by supporting the distribution of innovative information, education and outreach that impacts the broadest number of women possible.
This year’s partners include: Carlos Miele, Commando, CURVExpo, Elson and Company, Henri Bendel, Jurlique, M.Patmos, Nine West, QVC, ToVieFor. Learn more here.
To purchase the Carlos Miele scarf visit here for more information.
Visit a participating spa from Sept. 20-Nov. 5 and book a Touch Transforms Facial and/or purchase the special edition Touch Transforms home care kit. Skin Authority will donate $5 to Look Good…Feel Better for every kit purchased. At certain participating spas, Skin Authority will donate an additional $5 for every Touch Transforms Facial purchase. A list of participating spas may be found at www.skinauthority.com/touch.The specially-designed nutritive facial works for all skin types and features a citrus-infused warm towel welcome, a Moroccan Rhassoul clay mask, and applications of powerful antioxidants and vitamins.
Go online and purchase the special-edition kit from Skin Authority(www.skinauthority.com/touch-transforms-kit). Skin Authority will donate $5 toLook Good…Feel Better for every Touch Transforms kit purchased. The special-edition Touch Transforms home care kit includes four pure, yet luxuriously-rich products that protect, hydrate and nourish skin for a soft and smooth result. The travel-ready kit includes Skin Authority’s popular Daily Cleanser; Tri-Power Peptide Hydrator; Moisturizing Sunscreen; and Olive, Fig, Shea Butter Body Cream. With no dyes, added fragrances, parabens or animal testing, Hilling adds, “Look beautiful and feel better knowing you are helping transform women as they manage their cancer treatment and recovery with greater confidence.”
To continue the good karma, FREE professional skin coaching and support from Skin Authority licensed estheticians is offered to all of those who purchase the facial and/or kit during Touch Transforms.