Shopping For The Cause: Breast Cancer Awareness – Part 1

People in the States are deemed to be the most generous of all, donating millions of dollars worldwide to various charities and overseas relief. Nowadays if you go shopping you can rest assured that some of your hard-earned cash is going to a worthy cause, just by you buying your favorite items. Check out our list below and see who you and Breast Cancer Awareness can benefit as these products have all signed up to donate some of their profits to Breast Cancer iniatives this month.

Promise Me Fragrance – $59

Organization and global breast cancer movement Susan G. Komen for the Cure presents the Promise Me perfume, named after the eponymous book from the author Nancy Brinker, the organization’s founder and sister of the late Susan Komen. The name signifies a promise that Nancy gave to her sister – a promise that she will do her best to end the suffering caused by breast cancer. The fragrance is a new way to rise founds needed to increase awareness, to benefit prevention and treatment of this disease. The perfume composition, which was developed by Jean-Claude Delville , is a sophisticated oriental floral with notes of mandarin, bergamot, blood orange, aldehydes, black currant, peony, wild orchid, rosewood, white patchouli and musk. Chad Lavigne signes the pink glass bottle and packaging design. Available from www.amazon.com

Sparkling Pink Grapefruit Lip Scrub- Limited Edition – $24

During October 20% of all Sara Happ profits will go to The V Foundation for Cancer Research.  Delicious new flavor from Sara Happ is our new summer favorite! The product we all love is now available in this sweet, fruity new flavor with hints of juicy grapefruit. Eliminates dry, flaky skin to leave lips ridiculously soft and supple. Massage a generous amount onto lips using a firm, circular motion. Wipe away with a tissue. Buy from http://www.b-glowing.com

Red Roses Body & Hand Wash – £30

It’s like being adored. All over. This satiny-soft Body & Hand Wash blooms with the scent of voluptuous roses and a hint of violet leaves and lemon. Indulge in its sheer perfection. For each Red Roses Hand & Body Wash sold throughout October within the UK, Jo Malone London will donate £5.00 to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation’s UK research grants. For more information, please visit http://www.bcrfcure.org

Roses and Lollipops Lip Gloss – $30

A lip duo featuring two universally flattering shades in a petite portable key-chain locket. The locket contains two of our best-selling products – PureMoist Lip Colour (in Roses) a pigment rich, creamy lipstick that moisturises and hydrates the lips with jojoba and grape seed extract, and PureGloss for lips (in Lollipops) a sheer petroleum free gloss made for lips with green tea extract. 100% of profits from the sale of this product will go to Living Beyond Breast Cancer which empowers all women affected by breast cancer to live as full lives as possible. For more information see http://janeiredale.com

SpaRitual in Pink 2011 Nail Laquer $10

Vegan nail brand, SpaRitual have released a Cancer Awareness Collection of nail polishes comprising three absolutely beautiful pink shades.  Knowledge, Strength and Clarity sparkle, shimmer and shine in the best ways possible: A holographic pink glitter, a solid pink glitter and a pink foil with golden shimmer.  Amazing. 20% of all proceeds from the sale of these three shades will be donated to CancerSchmancer, a U.S. based charity focused on supporting early cancer detection. Buy from www.beauty.com

Skin Bloom Blush in Rosebud – $40

Ka-bloom! Skin-safe, skin-enhancing cheek color. Green tea and rice phytic acid for antioxidant benefits. Virgin coconut oil for intensive moisturization. Monolaurin for skin-safe disinfection. Titanium dioxide + iron oxide pigments for added sun protection. In a wide array of “blush”ious shades. These wonderful washes of color give cheeks definition and radiance while enhancing the skin’s natural bloom underneath. Beautiful pigments free of skin-darkening, irritating, and stress-and acne-causing ingredients. Visit http://www.vmvhypoallergenics.com to buy.