SPECIAL EDITION: 10/01/2011 - 10/21/2011
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Most of our lives have been touched by Breast Cancer, personally or by someone we care about. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and cosmetic companies are offering special edition products that benefit this worthy cause. Shop one of these pretty in pink selections or make a direct contribution to a charity of your choice.
Estee Lauder Pink Ribbon Collection includes (L-R): Elizabeth Hurley Pink Ribbon Collection ($24) which includes a Pure Color Crystal Lipstick in Lavish Pink and a Pink Clutch; Jeweled Pink Ribbon Compact ($55) – a refillable Lucidity Translucent Pressed Powder (small size) compact that has a blue accent stone to represent the 1% of men who are affected by breast cancer; Jeweled Pink Ribbon Pin ($12.50) – a crystal covered pin that helps raise awareness; Evelyn Lauder Pink Ribbon Collection ($24) – includes a Pure Color Long Lasting Lipstick in Evelyn Wildly Pink and a Pink Croc-Embossed Clutch.
♥ Estée Lauder will donate 20% of the suggested retail price of its Pink Ribbon Collection to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation®. The Breast Cancer Research Foundation® 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 http://www.bcrfcure.org.
Shiseido Shimmering Rouge RS308 Iron Maiden Lip Color ($25) – This shimmering violet rose is perfect for Fall and Winter, giving lips a fresh berry glow. Wear it with a metallic bronze eye for extra drama or blend this sheer shimmer over other lip colors to give them a boost.
♥ Shiseido will donate $5 from every sale of RS308 Iron Maiden to Cancer & Careers, an organization that helps women in the work-force coping with cancer.
Sephora BCA Color Flip Makeup Palette ($15) – With 8 shadows, 8 glosses, a bronzer and a blush snuggled into a bright pink compact, this pretty palette would make a lovely gift for the special ladies in your life.
♥ Sephora will donate $1 from the sale of this product to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
OPI Shatter in Pink of Hearts ($8.50) – A strong pink shatter polish. OPI makes an annual donation of $25,000 to Komen for a Cure.
Bobbi Brown Pink Ribbon Collection ($44) – In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Bobbi has created the Limited Edition Pink Ribbon Collection. The set features Pink Lip Color and Bellini High Shimmer Lip Gloss, which can be worn individually or layered together. Enjoy Free Standard Shipping as our thank you with your purchase of this item the month of October.*
♥ With each Pink Ribbon Collection purchase, $10 will be donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation®, an organization dedicated to preventing breast cancer by funding clinical and translational research worldwide.
Tigi Styleshots Epic Cares Breast Cancer Awareness Duo ($23.99) – Sales of this body building pair of volumizing shampoo and conditioner supports breast cancer research, treatment and education.
♥ Essie will donate a portion of the proceeds from every bottle of the Raise Awareness shade to Living Beyond Breast Cancer, whose mission is to empower all women affected by breast cancer to live as long as possible with the best quality of life.