Over the past 10 years we made sure to post our Breast Cancer Awareness (BCA) picks that actually gave more than a few cents to breast cancer research. So we are going to carry on the tradition of sharing our top BCA picks here on our new site that don’t pink wash. Here are our top 10 BCA picks for 2015. Maybe this is the year we will find a cure. Oh yes, and be sure to check your tatas monthly!
1. Skinn Foot Fetish Heel Balm, $22
Your feet should be smooth all year and Carol and I both love Skinn Foot Fetish Heel Balm. Start October off on the right, silky smooth foot with Skinn Cosmetics‘ Foot Fetish Heel Balm. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Skinn Cosmetics will donate 100% of sales (not profits, every cent of every sale will be donated!) to support Bright Pink, the only national non-profit focused on the prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer in young women. The pink foot balm claims to smell like pink grapefruit but I also smell some floral hints. It’s amazing.
2. HANRO Robe Selection Plush Wrap Robe, $198
Throughout the month of October, Hanro will donate 30% of the purchase price of this pink wrap robe ans others to the American Cancer Society.
3. eos 2015 Breast Cancer Awareness Lip Balm, 2 for $5.99
A two-pack of lip balms including their best-selling Strawberry Sorbet and limited-edition Wildberry Smooth Sphere Lip Balms. eos lip balms are packed with anti-oxidant-rich vitamin E, soothing shea butter and jojoba oil leaving your lips super-soft and sensationally smooth. A portion of all proceeds are donated to breast cancer research.
Lisa Hoffman Beauty has launched a limited edition rose quartz necklace, with 100% of proceeds going to the National Breast Cancer Coalition. Handmade in LA, this unique piece features Lisa Hoffman’s signature gold-toned filigree charm and is accented with a rose quartz bead. Known for it’s healing properties, Rose Quartz is an excellent support stone and has been used to help also heal breast cancer as well as ailments of the thymus, heart, and lungs. The soothing pink hue calms feelings of anger or resentment, and can aid efforts to meditate and reflect.
All net proceeds are donated from the sale of this Danielle Stevens 12k gold plated breast cancer awareness necklace to Making Strides Against Breast Cancer…all year round.
Who doesn’t love Avon‘s Skin So Soft? This limited-edition breast cancer awareness ribbon design version boosts skin’s overall hydration, and restores skin’s essential moisture. It now has with Argan Oil, lush florals and jasmine. Avon will donate 20% of net profits to the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade with each purchase of Skin So Soft Breast Cancer Awareness Soft & Sensual Bath Oil.
During the month of October 50% of the proceeds from the sale of each Ora Delphine Harlow Satchel in Ballet Slipper pink will go to the Susan G. Komen foundation.
Ralph Lauren has been a huge supporter of BCA since the beginning. To support Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Ralph Lauren Fragrances is introducing a Pink Pony Deluxe versions of its iconic fragrances, Romance & Midnight Romance. They will be packaged in stunning 150ml Deluxe Bottles with a signature pink ribbon on the cap to herald the cause. 100% of profits from every bottle sold will be donated to Ralph Lauren’s Pink Pony Fund, a worldwide initiative to fight against Breast Cancer, which supports programs for screening, early diagnosis, treatment, research and patient navigation.
9. Yasmin Joseph Lingerie Cotton Collection, $30-$35
These Yasmin Joseph cotton bras feel like a second skin they are so deliciously soft and light. Double-moulding soft cup with a lace trim on the cup and underbust makes them so comfortable they are easy to wear all day and night (even when you are sleeping or traveling). For the month of October 50% of proceeds go to Susan G. Komen foundation.
10. Nashelle Hope ‘Identity’ Charm Necklace, $103
Nashelle donates a 50% of all profits all year round from their Hope ‘Identity’ necklace to Stand Up To Cancer.
– Lauren Dimet Waters