According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer incidences are highest among “non-Hispanic white women, followed by African American women.” This statistic alone should be all the convincing you need to seek a deeper understanding of the deadly disease. Besides encouraging yourself and others to have regular breast examinations and know the signs of early detection, there are a slew of other ways to spead awareness. As we enter Breast Cancer Awareness Month, consider shopping these charitable beauty buys that will donate money toward groundbreaking research.
For every purchase of these limited edition lip liner pencils, Bobbi Brown will donate $10 towards breast cancer research. $50, nordstrom.com
Support breast cancer awareness by purchasing this limited edition dry shampoo. For every BCA Mini Detox Shampoo sold, $1 goes to City of Hope Breast Cancer Research. $13, sephora.com
Support Estee Lauder Companies’ breast cancer awareness campaign with any purchase from their Pink Perfection Color Collection. 100% of the suggested retail price will go to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation from September 2016 through June 2017. The Breast Cancer Awareness Palette Gift Set includes 4 Perfection Color Envy Eye shadows, blush and a full sized lipstick. $35, bloomingdales.com
Donan Karan’s Liquid Cashmere Blush Limited Edition Eau de Parfum will be available in a pink bottle for the duration of October. 20% of the proceeds from this delicate, ultra-feminine scent will be donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. $92, bloomingdales.com
Relax and unwind with this invigorating collection of massage oils, firming balms and anti-aging moisturizers from Elemis. The Hero set includes cellular recovery skin bliss capsules for de-stressing skin, a pro-collagen marine crème to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and improve firmness, a decollate balm that smoothes and firms delicate areas of your face, and a monoi body oil for nourishing your nails, body, and hair. Proceeds from this set are donated to Breast Cancer Care. $88, nordstrom.com
Moisturize your skin with this dermatologist-tested formula that strengthens the skin’s moisture barrier and supports the appearance of younger looking skin. $10 of your purchase will go toward breast cancer research. $38, nordstrom.com
Take on October with this crisp, citrus-scented rollerball decked out in a pink fretwork sleeve in honor of breast cancer awareness. 20 % of the proceeds from this limited edition rollerball will be donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. $29, bloomingdales.com
This October, Scentbird, a monthly subscription service for designer fragrances, will be offering their perfumes in a pink case that give’s 10% of each purchase to a breast cancer charity. $14.95, scentbird.com
Spritz yourself throughout the day and support breast cancer awareness when you buy this super relaxing spray. Proceeds from each purchase will go toward the Living Beyond Breast Cancer organization.
Clear your pores and support breast cancer awareness when you purchase any of GLAMGlow's skincare essentials, including YOUTHMUD, through Beautykind. 5% of all transactions completed through the month of October will be donated to the Bright Pink, a breast and ovarian health organization. $69, beautykind.us
Add a bottle of this fragrant moisturizer to your beauty stash through October and 100% of the proceeds will go toward breast cancer research at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. $4, target.com
Feel the love with this special edition, heart-shaped brush. This month only, for every brush purchased, one will be donated to American Cancer Society's Look Good Feel Better program, which helps women face the effects of cancer with confidence. $30, ulta.com
For every purchase of this luxurious, avocado and apricot kernel oil-infused mask, Origins will donate $5 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. $26, origins.com