Best Beauty: Beat Breast Cancer

Great products for a great cause. Stock up on these October exclusives and know your money is saving lives.

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October 1, 2007 12:00 AM
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Breast Cancer Beauty Products

COMING UP ROSES Red Roses Cologne and Bath Oil, Jo Malone; $90 for a 3.4 fl. oz. bottle of cologne, $60 for an 8.5 fl. oz. bottle of bath oil, jomalone.com Seven types of roses were used, in addition to violets and lemon, to bring you this crisp, full-bodied scent, made for both spritzing and splashing. Jo Malone is giving $14,000 of the proceeds to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Breast Cancer Beauty Products

GLOW ON Jeweled Pink Ribbon Compact & Brush Set, Estée Lauder; $45, esteelauder.com Perfect your skin-safe faux tan with Bronze Goddess Soft Matte Bronzer-and look good while doing it, using the gold pink-ribbon compact. Estée Lauder is donating $500,000 from all sales of its Pink Ribbon Collection to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Breast Cancer Beauty Products

NAILED IT Pink of Hearts, OPI, $7.50; opi.com This shade of pink mirrors that of the pink ribbon, and the polish comes DBP-, toluene-, and formaldehyde-free. From the proceeds, a $25,000 donation is being made to the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.

Breast Cancer Beauty Products

LA VIE EN ROSE Eau Splendide, Annick Goutal Parfums, $89; barneys.com Vitamin E, rose extract, and a host of minerals turn this body fragrance into a skin remedy that aids in tissue repair. In memory of the company's eponymous founder, 30 percent of proceeds is pledged to the American Breast Cancer Foundation to help underprivileged women get mammograms and screenings.

Breast Cancer Beauty Products

BEST FACE FORWARD Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion, Clinique; $35 for 6.7 fl. oz., clinique.com. Quench dry skin without any greasy residue with this lightweight lotion. For each product sold, $10 is donated to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Breast Cancer Beauty Products

SEALED WITH A KISS Purse Your Lips, DuWop; $24, duwop.com The cinnamon, wintergreen, and ginger in this set's Pink Shimmer Lip Venom make your lips tingle as they get poutier. A portion of the proceeds goes to cancerandcareers.org, a resource that assists female cancer patients in the workforce.

Breast Cancer Beauty Products

HELPING HANDS Make a Difference Rejuvenating Hand Treatment, Origins; $18.50, origins.com Mother Nature's steeliest ingredients, like the rose of Jericho, sea haricots, and scutellaria extract, soothe hands by repairing UV damage, evening out skin tone, and hydrating dry skin. Origins will donate $35,000 of this product's total proceeds to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Breast Cancer Beauty Products

WALK THE TALK Avon Walk for Breast Cancer DMX Mega Shoe, Reebok; $69.99, store.reebok.com The DMX Mega heel and cushioned sock liner mean these kicks were literally made for charity marathons. For more info on the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer events, go to avonwalk.org. A portion of the proceeds go to The Avon Foundation's Avon Breast Cancer Crusade.

Breast Cancer Beauty Products

CLEAN CONSCIENCE Shower for the Cure gel, Philosophy; $20, sephora.com Use this gentle milk-based cleanser as a shampoo, body wash, and bubble bath, and join Philosophy ambassadors Claire Danes and Vanessa Redgrave in funding the search for a cure. All the proceeds go to the Entertainment Industry Foundation's Women's Cancer Research Fund.

Breast Cancer Beauty Products

NO CURLY BUSINESS Power of Pink Ceramic Straightener, Conair; $19.99, conair.com Iron out waves in no time with this tool's 30 different heat settings and 30-second heat-up time. One dollar from every purchase goes to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Breast Cancer Beauty Products

DREAM WEAVER FootWorks Breast Cancer Crusade Overnight Treatment and Crusade Socks, Avon; $7.50, avon.com Pamper worn-out feet with this rich moisturizing treatment. Before bed, slip on the cotton socks for lasting effects. More than 60 percent of net proceeds go toward The Avon Foundation's Avon Breast Cancer Crusade.

Breast Cancer Beauty Products

MAKING THE CASE Punch of Pink cosmetic case, Sonia Kashuk for Target; $5.99, target.com Store your everyday must-haves in this nylon case that sports a modern take on the classic chesterfield print. One hundred percent of net profits are pledged to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Breast Cancer Beauty Products

GRACE UNDER FIRE Rose candle and Gardenia candle, CALYPSO Christiane Celle; $38 each, calypso-celle.com Blended with freesia, iris, and clove, and peach blossom and jasmine, respectively, the Rose and Gardenia candles are both distinctly feminine and evocative. Fifteen percent of all sales will go to the American Breast Cancer Foundation, which supports research and medical and financial aid for patients.