In celebration of Breast Cancer month, many companies in the fashion and beauty world have announced their campaigns to raise awareness about breast cancer, as well as releasing products with funds going towards the research for breast cancer.
The month of October is known for many things: Halloween, the middle of Fall, Columbus Day.
It also happens to be National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
In 2009, the American Cancer Society estimated that there were 192,370 new cases of breast cancer in the U.S. and 40,170 deaths.
Since 1980, cancer has been the leading killer among Asian American women. Though Asian American women are not as prone to breast cancer compared to most other ethnic groups in the United States, they do get it more frequently than their counterparts in Asian countries, who have the lowest overall breast cancer rates in the world.
By raising awareness to this cancer, women everywhere are empowering, encouraging and enlightening each other. We’re acknowledging that yes, cancer sucks but no, you don’t have to go through it alone.
There are many companies out there raising awareness for breast cancer through their products. Let’s check them out.
|Elemis Sparkling Beauty Collection $95.00
Get remarkable skin and help in the fight against breast cancer with this stunning new collection from Elemis housed in a reusable hot pink makeup case. Elemis Breast Cancer Collection contains: Elemis’ cult-favorite Pro-Collagen Marine Cream 30 ml, Pro-Collagen Lifting Treatment Neck and Bust 15 ml, Visible Brilliance 10ml, Cellular Recovery Capsules (14 caps), NEW Eau de Parfum 5ml
From September 6, 2010 – December 2010 $10 from each kit will go directly to Living Beyond Breast Cancer, a non-profit organization offering specialized programs and services to all women affected by breast cancer.
|Emily Elizabeth studs $50
Bring awareness to breast cancer this October with Emily Elizabeth Jewelry! These gorgeous ribbon Awareness Studs are offered in pink gold.
40% of the proceeds benefit the Feel Your Boobies Foundation throughout this October.
|Necklace from J-Lynn Jewelry $65.00
A 16-18″ adjustable Sterling Silver chain holds a strong message of Love and Support for finding a cure for breast cancer. Honor a loved one who has either conquered the disease or sadly has passed with a sterling silver initial charm, silver ribbon and pink topaz drop. Or, wear your own initial as a sign of courage and strength.
$10 from the sale of this necklace will be donated to the charity of your choice in honor of you, your friend or family member.
|Vonny Tote $78.00
This multi-use, over the shoulder tote is perfect for all the multitasking women out there.
For any product that people purchase in the Pink Mardi Gras print in October, Vonny will give 20% back to the Susan G Komen foundation.
|CHI Helmet Head $14.99
Part of the CHI Thermal styling collection, Helmet Head Extra Firm Hair Spray locks in style and protects against wind, moisture and humidity. For the months of September and October, CHI Helmet Head, Farouk Systems’ best selling hairspray, will come in Breast Cancer pink packaging.
A portion of each Limited Edition Pink CHI Helmet Head sold will be donated to support breast cancer research.
|China Glaze Nail Polish Collection$6.50/bottle
This strong China Glaze collection is called “Fight Like a Woman” and the colors are Encouragement, Empowerment, and Endurance.
Portions of sales of China Glaze donates to the International Agency on Cancer (IARC).
Afterglow’s Organize Lip Love Lipstick in MUSE
For the past four years, organic makeup company Afterglow Cosmetics, has been dedicated to supporting breast causes across the United States. This year, the breast cancer organization recipient will be Young Survival Coalition which will receive $2 for every purchase of Afterglow¹s Organic Lip Love Lipstick in MUSE.
Loving what you see? It could be yours! Our TGI Free Friday next week will consist of an AMAZING packet of goodies helping to raise Breast Cancer Awareness. We’ll also be doing random giveaways throughout the week so follow @audreymagazine on Twitter and Facebook and check back to win!
Everyone likes free stuff but don’t you like it even better when it’s going to a good cause?