Fashion Fridays: Shop for the Cure {Breast Cancer Awareness Products!}

tdr fashion fridayHappy Friday, friends!

As you know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and as a female, I am especially drawn to this cause since at least 1 in 8 American women will develop some kind of invasive breast cancer in their lifetime. That’s 12% – and that number is far too high for my liking.

And so far in 2014, there were a reported 2.8 million women in the US affected by breast cancer — either currently being treated or in recovery. 2.8 million — and that’s only a number of those who know they have it. Millions of other women and men may not realize that lump they’ve been putting off is actually breast cancer… which is why routine mammograms and breast exams are so important in ruling out anything potentially dangerous with your breasts and health. Speak up for your tatas!

Now, I’m all for standing up for breast cancer research but I am not one to put on running shoes and battle out a 5k. No thank you. I’m more of a cheer-on-the-sidelines-with-a-glass-of-wine kinda competitor, so running for a cure ain’t usually my jam. But I can shop for a cure, and thankfully there are plenty of brands out there who donate a generous chunk of proceeds (if not the entire proceeds) of certain purchases to breast cancer research organizations and nonprofits.

Shopping? That’s my cardio 🙂

So I’ve rounded up a list of awesome products, from beauty to clothes to funky accessories, all of which donate at least some – if not all – of the proceeds to a variety of different breast cancer research organizations or nonprofits. Now you can feel good about looking good — that’s a winner in my book!!

BC11 CK One Lipstick in Hope – $16 – donates a portion of proceeds
2 Estee Lauder Lip & Nail Collection – $29.50 – donates 20% of retail price
3 Bare Minerals Power of Pink Lip Gloss – $26 – donates a portion of proceeds
4 Too Faced Love Debbi Lip Gloss – $16 – donates 20% of sales
5 Bobbi Brown Pretty Pink Ribbon Lip Gloss Collection – $60 – donates $12 of every purchase
6 Sephora Power of Giving Back Palette – $30 – [unfortunately product has been discontinued but can still be found on eBay – at least that person donated when they purchased it!]
7 Essie Breast Cancer Awareness Collection Nail Polish in I Pink I Can – $8.50 – Essie donates a flat $10,000

BC31 DSTLD Pink Skinnies – $105 – donates 100% of proceeds (!!!)
2 Avon Breast Cancer Aviator Sunglasses – $12 – donates $2.40 from every purchase
3 Avon Breast Cancer Floral Umbrella – $15 – donates $3 from every purchase
4 Vineyard Vines Whale Tail Chevron Scarf – $98 – donates 30% from every purchase
5 Pandora BCA Charm Bracelet – $160 – donates a portion of the purchase
6 Bradford Exchange BCA Pendant Necklace – $79 – donates a portion of the proceeds
7 Guess BCA Watch – $100 – donates 10% of the proceeds
8 Anne Klein BCA Bracelet – $35 – Anne Klein will be making a flat $50k donation regardless of sales
9 Pink Pony Polo Shirt from Ralph Lauren – $98 – donates 25% of proceeds

BC21 Clinique Limited Edition Great Skin Great Cause Lotion – $38 – donates $10 of proceeds
2 La Mer Hand Treatment – $45 – donates a portion of the proceeds
3 Estee Lauder Modern Muse Perfume Solid – $49.50 – 100% of retail price donated (!!!)
4 Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair Serum – $92 – donates 20% of the retail price
5 Marc Jacobs Ltd. Edition Pink Honey Eau de Parfum – $76 – donates $3 of every bottle sold
6 Jergens Original Scent Lotion – $6 – will donate $250k regardless of sales to Susan J Komen

BC61 Check One, Check Two Tee – $19.99 – all net proceeds donated
2 Smashbox Limited Edition Legendary Lip Gloss – $20 – donates a portion of the proceeds
3 Tom Ford Beauty Lipstick in Bitter Sweet – $49 – donates a portion of the proceeds
4 Under Armour Pink Warrior Tee – $34.99 – Under Armour will donate a minimum of $500k regardless of sales

BC51 Aerie Charley Bright Pink Bra – $29.95 – donates 100% of proceeds (!!!!)
2 The Pampered Chef Pink Zebra Microfiber Towel – $8.50 – donates $1 to American Cancer Society
3 Conair Power of Pink Infiniti Pro – $119.99 – donates a portion of proceeds
4 Philosophy Shower for the Cure 3-in-1 Body Wash – $20 – donates 100% of net proceeds of this product (!!!!)
Sephora Pink Hair Ties – $6 – donates a portion of proceeds
6 The Pampered Chef Square Pink Plates – $17 – donates $1 to American Cancer Society
7 Sterling Forever Square Linear Drop Earrings – $13 – donates 20% of proceeds

BC41 Ouidad Pink Curl for the Cure Hair Extension – $10 – donates 100% of proceeds (!!!!)
2 KitchenAid Cook for the Cure Stand Mixer – $399 – at least $450k will be donated regardless of sales
3 Calypso Harmony Sandals – $39 – donates 50% of sales

Of course, if you have pink – wear it proudly! This month I’m going to be rockin’ my hot pink lipstick and my favorite Ballerina Pink Tieks to help show support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month <3



I hope you guys have a fabulous day!!

xo, Hayley


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  1. BRILLIANT-I love this roundup. I’d rather shop than run as well 😛

  2. I love this list since you can give to a great cause and look good doing it!

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