We know you never need an excuse to peruse the beauty aisles and pop a sheet mask, lipstick or hand cream into your cart. But with October being Breast Cancer Awareness month, knowing that you’re buying specific beauty products where a portion of the proceeds go towards supporting breast cancer screening, treatment and research is guaranteed to provide you (and all of the women with breast cancer) a whole lot of feels.
Here’s our list of pretty, charitable items.
Estée Lauder Colour Box
This pretty and pink, one-of-a-kind makeup collectionwill help you create a full lip and shimmering eyes. From now until the end of June 2019, Estée Lauder will donate 100% of the retail price up to a maximum donation of $430,000 from the sale of this product to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. $40.00, available at department stores.
WAXON Laser + Waxbar
Zesty with skin-scrubbing goodness, $1 from every sale of the LemonRazz Loofah Scrub bar will be donated directly to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundationduring the month of October. $11, available online at waxon.ca.
GlamGlow, Bubblesheet Oxygenating Deep Cleanse Mask
Infused with bamboo charcoal, these sheet masks activate an oxygenating and tingling 3D bubble experience to invigorate and detoxify your skin. A donation of 20% of each sale with a maximum donation of $50,000 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation will be provided until the end of the year. $12.00, available at Sephora.
Aveda, Hand ReliefMoisturizing Creme with Calming ShampureAroma
Aveda’s cult-favourite hand lotion features Shampure’s calming aroma of 25 pure flower and plant essences and an infusion of andiroba oil and plant hydrators to hydrate your skin. Now until the end of the year, $5.00 of each lotion will be donated to support cruelty-free research through the Breast Cancer Research Foundationwith a maximum donation of $325,000. $31.00, available online at www.aveda.ca.
La Mer, Cleansing Micellar Water
This light, fresh, sea-inspired cleanser sweeps away dirt and micro-emulsifies makeup, while leaving your skin looking refreshed and deeply cleansed. From now until the end of the year, 30% of the sales with a maximum donation of $53,000 will be made to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. $75.00, available at Holt Renfrew.
Becca, Shimmering Skin PerfectorPressed Highlighter in “Opal”
Crafted with a mineral pearl blend and a unique liquid and pigment formula, the silky texture melts into your skin for a sophisticated, pearlescent, glowing finish. Until the end of the year, $8.00 from each purchase with a maximum donation of $30,000 will be donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. $46.00, available at Sephora.
ORIGINS, Plantscriptions Anti-Aging Hand Cream & Peace of Mind On-the-Spot Relief
A limited edition set in support of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, features PlantscriptionAnti-Aging Hand Cream for age-renewing moisture and Peace of Mindrollerball for on-the-spot sensory relief. Origins will donate $50,000 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. $24.00, available at the Hudson’s Bay.
Clinique, Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion+
A favourite for its all-day hydration with skin-strengthening ingredients to help your skin look younger. This limited-edition version is adorned with a key ring with five charms and $10.00 from each bottle with a maximum donation of $475,000 will be made to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation until the end of 2019. $49.00, available at the Hudson’s Bay.
Lindo F Charlie, Cable Knit Toque
Not every day is a great hair day, making this cute toque the must-have item in your beauty wardrobe. Made with 100% Merino wool, each toque is customizable with interchangeable fur poms in various styles and colours. The hat and pom are sold separately and $5.00 from every toque purchased online will be donated to Rethink Breast Cancer. From$99.00 to $149.00, available online at www.lindof.com.