Supporting a Cure is Beautiful


1 in 8—that’s the likelihood that you or someone you know will develop breast cancer. 34 percent—that’s the drop in breast cancer deaths since 1990. Breast cancer prevention and treatment continue to grow more effective thanks, in part, to organizations like the National Breast Cancer Research Foundation and City of Hope, which help women detect and treat the disease. Curious about how you can do your part? Let’s explore with a Breast Cancer Awareness Month beauty guide.


Bobbi BrownFrench Pink Set Blush and Brush, $45 ($10 goes to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation)

CliniquePink with a Purpose Almost Lipstick, $15 ($3 goes to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation)

Elizabeth Arden – (one tube of lipstick donated to Look Good Feel Better for each photo from the Elizabeth Arden Pinterest board repinned with #PinItToGiveIt – no purchase necessary)

Josie MaranGOGO Instant Volume Mascara, $22 (one mascara goes to a City of Hope patient/survivor)


GlamGlowYouthMud Tingling and Exfoliating Mask, $69 (25% of profits go to the National Breast Cancer Foundation)

MuradHydro-Dynamic Ultimate Moisture and Cosmetic Bag Set, $49.50 (10% of sales go to City of Hope)

OriginsDrink Up Lip Balm, $17 ($3.50 goes to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation)

Hair Care

AlternaBamboo Cleanse Extend Dry Shampoo, $22 (15% of profits go to Look Good Feel Better)

Bumble and BumbleSpray de Mode, $27 ($5 goes to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation)

Mixed ChicksLeave-In Conditioner, $16.99 ($1 to Save the Ta-Tas Foundation)

Ouidad – Donations made to Curls for a Cure matched by Ouidad, dollar for dollar


Sonia KashukProudly Pink Brush Set, $15.99 (15% of sales go to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation)

TweezermanPrecision in Pink Slant Tweezer, $22 ($1 split amongst breast cancer organizations, including the Susan G. Komen Foundation and CEW Cancer and Careers)

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6 comments on “Supporting a Cure is Beautiful

  1. Adrienne says:

    This is a great post. I can certainly speak for the Clinique almost lipstick, that stuff is a staple in my collection – I have a few stashed in my purse, work collection, etc. Glad for the opportunity to help out. I also can’t say enough about tweezerman but the pink ones are ALWAYS sold out.

  2. Heather Hejna says:

    I think it’s amazing that so many beauty companies are doing their part in supporting breast cancer. Truly inspiring.

  3. What a great post to give everyone the details of which product purchases benefit breast cancer research or support and how! Thanks!

  4. Susanne says:

    My mom had breast cancer. This is a great post. I did not know these companies were supporting Breast cancer research. Thanks for posting and I will share in my Breast cancer group on facebook.

  5. Such a wonderful cause that these companies are supporting, and it’s a great way to get people to participate! I especially like that the lip and blush colors are both pink, so they match the cause in a perfectly pink way.

  6. This is such a simple, and effective way to help do your part for Breast Cancer Awareness month. However, since only a small percentage actually goes to funding research, I wonder if I should just donate directly. Anyway, thanks for this post!