It’s that time of year again when serious shopping is in order… guilt free… as we all do our part to help battle breast cancer.
Here are a few beautiful ways you can let your wallet do the talking this October, during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Estee Lauder and the company’s longtime spokesmodel Elizabeth Hurley (pictured at a Breast Cancer Awareness event Monday) continue their mission to defeat breast cancer with the Evelyn Lauder and Elizabeth Hurley Dream Lip Collection, a lipstick duo in a pretty pink snakeskin print clutch. Elizabeth chose the “Pure Color Gloss in Pink Innocence for the set. Estee Lauder will donate 20 percent of the suggested retail price of $29.50 to the Breast Cancer Research Fund (BCRF). www.esteelauder.com
KEY TO THE CURE:
Penelope Cruz is the 2012 Ambassador for EIF’s Women’s Cancer Research Fund and Saks Fifth Avenue’s Key To The Cure. 100 percent of the purchase price of this year’s limited-edition T-shirt (designed by Carolina Herrera) will benefit the’ Key To The Cure campaign. $35 exclusively at Saks.
E!’s Giuliana Rancic collaborated with the brand on its “Live in Pink” campaign with 25 percent of proceeds going to the BCRF. Giuliana styled the campaign’s capsule collection and designed a limited-edition statement necklace.
One of Hollywood’s favorite jewelry designers has created a brass cuff inscribed with the word “Fighter.” Love it! Twenty percent of each sale goes to LA’s Cedars-Sinai Women’s Cancer Program. $225 at jenniferfisherjewelry.com
Get your skin in tip-top shape and fight breast cancer at the same time. La Mer will donate $10 from every sale of the Hand Treatment to the BCRF. www.lamer.com
The global company has created a special group of stylish pink products to help in the fight against cancer. Prices start at $5.95 and 25 percent of the purchase price will go directly to the American Cancer Society.
Cupcake cuties Sophie Kallinis LaMontagne and Katherine Kallinis Berman are offering a special Susan G Komen Cupcake this month and the full purchase price sold will be donated to Susan G. Komen for the Cure with the goal to raise at least $50,000 for the cause. www.georgetowncupcake.com
The famed candle and fragrance company is partnering with The Pink Agenda and donating 20 percent of the proceeds from its Eau Rose Roll-on to support in the fight against breast cancer.
-- Ryan Patterson