10 Gorgeous 'Pink' Beauty Products That Support Breast Cancer Research (PHOTOS)

Essie pinkOctober, as you surely know, is Breast Cancer Awareness month, when pink ribbons abound. It's really easy to support organizations that fund research and help those fighting this terrible disease. It's a great time to buy yourself a pretty new nail polish or other fun beauty product, support the cause, and hopefully allow it to remind YOU to take care of your own breast health! Here are some of my favorite beauty picks that support BCA ...


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  • Estee Lauder Pink Ribbon Collection


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    Part of the Evelyn Lauder Dream Collection, this Pink Ribbon Lip Collection includes Pure Color Long Lasting Lipstick in Rubellite, Pure Color Sheer RollerGloss in Hot Pink, and a super chic pink, two-toned clutch. Twenty percent of proceeds will go to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. ($29.50 at EsteeLauder.com)

  • Bobbi Brown French Pink Set


    Bobbi Brown's French Pink set features French Pink Blush embossed with a BCA ribbon in a mirrored compact, and a Mini Face Blender Brush topped off with a bright pink handle. $10 from each sale during October will be donated to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. ($45 at bobbibrowncosmetics.com)

  • Paint Your Pinkie Pink!


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    "Pinkie Pink" nailpolish by Nails, Inc. is part of a collab with designer Matthew Williamson and model/actress Poppy Delevingne to create two limited edition polishes exclusively for Breast Cancer Campaign. For every bottle sold, $1 will be donated to BCC. Go pink, and go sparkly!  ($9.50 at Sephora.com)

  • AHAVA Mineral Hand Cream


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    I looooove Ahava products, and their mineral-rich hand cream is one of their signature items. During the month of October, AHAVA will donate 10% of all proceeds to the National Breast Cancer Foundation. ($21 for 3.4 oz. at AHAVAUS.com)

  • IMAN Pink Luxury Lip Stain


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    Iman never ceases to be awesome. This month, her line IMAN Cosmetics is partnering with Sisters Network’s Young Sister Initiative (YSI) and donating $20,000 of profits generated from the IMAN Pink Luxury Lip Stain. YSI gives female breast cancer survivors with skin of color under the age of 45 information and resources about breast cancer. ($10 at Drugstore.com)

  • 'Light the Way to a Cure'


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    Pure Cosmetics launched this limited edition, Pure Illumination light up lip gloss in "Persistent Pink" to support breast cancer research and will donate 10% of all proceeds to the cause. By the way, have you ever tried one of these light up glosses? SO COOL. ($20 at PureCosmetics.com)

  • 'Let's Pink About It All Year Round'


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    This year, Essie's breast cancer awareness collection feature two pretty pink shades: "Pink About It" and "Pink Works." Proceeds will support Living Beyond Breast Cancer, an organization that provides educational resources and support services to women diagnosed with breast cancer, their families, and caregivers. ($8 each at Essie.com and salons)

  • Pink Lips for Bright Pink


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    For the month of Ocober, Skinn Cosmetics will donate a FULL 100% of their profits from their excellent Sugar Lips Polishing Scrub to support Bright Pink, a national nonprofit focused on risk reduction and early detection of breast cancer in young women. Made with real sugar and a special butter blend containing aloe leaf extract and oils derived from sweet almonds, olives, avocados, mangoes, pistachios, and coconuts, this non-abrasive scrub and the cause it supports is truly something to smile about. ($20 at store.skinn.com)

  • Matrix BCA Hairsprays


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    MATRIX hairspray packaging and logos have been updated to support Breast Cancer Awareness this month for four of the brand’s cult-favorite ranges: Biolage, Design Pulse, Total Results, and Vavoom. MATRIX is providing 10% of sales to The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. ($11 - $16, visit Matrix.com for salon locations)

  • Shower for the Cure!


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    Shower for the Cure is Philosophy's charity pink ribbon shampoo, shower gel & bubble bath. The creamy formula creamy formula contains milky notes and a kiss of tangerine nectar, but best of all -- 100% of the proceeds support the Women’s Cancer Research Fund. ($20 at Philosophy.com)

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