Statistics show that about one in eight women will develop breast cancer over the course of her lifetime, which makes it the most dangerous cancer condition among women today. Let that sink in. As a daughter of a recovering breast cancer survivor (love you mom!) I don't take this risk lightly. Thankfully, we can give back in big and small ways, thanks to beauty. This month, brands nationwide are investing in breast cancer charities globally by donating product proceeds. You should never feel bad about buying a beauty product — but this month, you'll feel extra good about supporting a few of the below products for a charitable cause. From La Mer to Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, click through for the makeup, haircare, and skincare products that are giving back for Breast Cancer Awareness month.
A Trusted Makeup Sponge
Blend your foundation to perfection with the world's most coveted makeup sponge in this limited edition packaging. The brand teamed up with the Breast Cancer Research Foundation this year and donated $20,000 to the foundation.
A Hydrating Lipstick
Give your lips fall feels with this berry shade that has a soft, satin-like finish to keep your hydration levels high for hours. Becca's donating 20 percent of this lipstick's proceeds to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
A Long-Lasting Liquid Lipstick
You haven't made it until you get yourself a liquid lipstick that never feathers, smears, or dries your lips out like this. Plus, Stila will be giving 100 percent of net proceeds to The Foundation for Living Beauty in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month.
A Sun-Kissed Blush
Just because cooler months are approaching doesn't mean you can't warm up your complexion with this golden bronze blush. Avon is contributing 15 percent of sales to the American Cancer Society this month.
A Detangling Brush
Cut your detangling time in half with a Wet Brush, which has soft bristles that are designed to handle your hair with care. This month, 20 percent of the profits will support the fight against breast cancer with Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
A Floral Fragrance
This ultra-luxe, limited edition BCA bottle packs sophisticated notes of lily, jasmine, and sandalwood, blended together beautifully to evoke the smell of cashmere. Donna Karan is giving 20 percent of the profits to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
A Hydrating Sheet Mask
This mask will give your tired skin a hefty shot of hydration thanks to its caffeine and hyaluronic acid-filled formula. It helps to smooth fine lines and smooth impurities. Glamglow is giving 20 percent of the proceeds to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation this month.
A Gorgeous Lipstick Set
Two lipsticks are always better than one. Treat yourself to Bobbi Brown's bestselling shades, Pink and Tulle, this month for a good cause. $24 of the $45 purchase will be donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
A Buttery Lip Balm
Made with the purest organic plant-based ingredients, this is a buttery lip balm you're going to want to rely on come winter. Each Lip Balm sold is contributing a portion to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
A Miracle-Working Treatment Lotion
The brand calls this stuff "liqud energy"—in other words, it works wonders to wake up the skin with hydration. La Mer is donating 20 percent of each purchase of this limited edition bottle to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
A Thickening Spray
Extend the volume and hold of your hair with this thickening spray that'll keep your style looking brand-new. When you purchase this limited edition packaging, the brand donates 20 percent to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
An Anti-Aging Cream
You're looking at youth in a bottle. This cream uses the power of the immortelle essential oil to reverse all signs of aging. The brand is donating 1 percent of sales to the Living Beyond Breast Cancer Organization, and gifting a Festive Garden hand cream with each purchase as an incentive
A Non-Toxic Nail Polish
MiniLuxe is a non-toxic nail polish line that uses thoughtful ingredients to keep the health of your nails its number one priority. They're supporting Breast Cancer Awareness month by donating a portion of proceeds to three Breast Cancer Awareness foundations across the country.
A Beautifully Illustrated Flat Iron
GHD partnered with tattoo artist David Allen to launch a limited edition ink on pink collection. Allen is recognized in the industry for making art out of breast cancer mastectomy scars, so this collaboration is extra special. $10 from every purchase goes to the Living Beyond Breast Cancer organization.
A Chic Lip & Fragrance Set
This chic set will keep your lips nourished and your senses covered. "My aunt, Evelyn H. Lauder, dedicated her life to raising breast cancer awareness," founder Aerin Lauder said in a statement. "I am proud to be supporting BCRF in her honor, continuing her mission to find a cure in our lifetime." 100 percent of this product's profits to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
A Hydrating Lip Mask
Yes, lip masks are a thing and if you haven't tried them yet, you're about to be hooked. You have every excuse to indulge this month because $1 of every pink Patchology product purchased supports the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
A Bold Lipstick
No makeup collection is complete without a bold lipstick. Especially one with a long-lasting texture like this. This limited edition design is in support of BCA month, and the brand is giving 100 percent of the profits to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
A Cult-Loved Moisturizer
You're probably familiar with Clinique's cult-loved moisturizer that strengthens the skin's moisture barrier by a whopping 54 percent. In October, the brand's showing support by donating $10 of each purchase to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation,
A Fast-Working Brow Serum
This serum will give you the fullest, healthiest-looking brows ever. But what's equally important is the brand's annual Pink Program, which decks out their products in limited edition pink packaging and donates proceeds to breast cancer charities globally.
A Wrinkle-Erasing Moisturizer
You're looking at a jar of magic that erases wrinkles in 14 days, according to clinical trials conducted by the brand. Plus, if you buy this it's supporting a good cause: The Pink Agenda, which is a non-for-profit organization raising money and awareness for breast cancer care and research. The brand is donating $25,000 in total this month, regardless of sales.
An Advanced Night Serum
This gorgeous fuschia bottle houses one of the most respected and praised overnight serums in the beauty business for ultimate radiance. 20 percent of the profits honor the work of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
A Warm Coral Lipstick
You know a lipstick is incredibly moisturizing when it has hydrating agents like organic evening primrose oil, sea buckthorn oil, and borage seed oil in its lineup. And you should buy this in bulk, because 100 percent of the proceeds will be donated to breast cancer charity Bright Pink.
A Lash-Lengthening Set
Everyone wants the longest, strongest lashes. You can feel good about your quest to long lashes by purchasing this conditioning primer and mascara set because 50 percent of the proceeds will be donated to the Susan G. Komen Institution, which is an organization respected for their research to prevent and cure breast cancer.
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Maya Allen is the former Digital Beauty Editor at MarieClaire.com where she covered makeup, skincare, haircare, wellness, you name it! She has a 15-step skincare routine, owns over 200 red lipsticks, and enjoys testing the latest and greatest in beauty. On most weekends, you can find her at her happy place, which is her makeup vanity. There, she’s usually blasting her speakers while singing along to lyrics at the top of her lungs, and making sure her highlighter is on point.
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