Sweet (Pink) Charity
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and more designers than ever are showing their support with special-edition products, the proceeds of which support nonprofit breast cancer organizations. Charity has never looked—or felt—so good. Herewith, our favorite BCA picks.
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Craving a color pick-me-up in the midst of fall’s muted hues? Try the Bobbi Brown Pink Ribbon Collection, a limited-edition lip palette featuring Pink Glitter Lip Gloss and Tulle Lip Color. In connection with the North American sales of the Pink Ribbon Collection, Brown will donate $35,000 to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. $40/Nordstrom NorthPark.
Protect your pucker from the crisp autumn air with Borba’s Neutraceutical Lip Tint Lovely. Not only do the shea butter and cashmere fibers offer protection, but its soft pink shade also flatters any skin tone. Ten percent of net proceeds will benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. $16/www.borba.com. Photography courtesy of Borba
Pluck with a purpose using Tweezerman’s Precision Pink Tweezer, a cotton candy-colored version of the best-selling Slant® Tweezer, guaranteed to make any pruning session more pleasant. One dollar from the sale of each pair will go to CancerCare as well as to other Breast Cancer Awareness charities throughout the country. $20/Sephora. Photography courtesy of Tweezerman
Be pretty in pink with Prescriptives’ Pink Ribbon Palette for Cheeks and Eyes, a limited-edition assortment of flattering shades encased in a special Breast Cancer Awareness compact. Prescriptives will donate $20,000 in connection with North American sales to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. $48.50/Prescriptives counters. Photography courtesy of Prescriptives
Primp like a supermodel with the Estée Lauder’s Elizabeth Hurley Lip Design Collection, which includes Hurley’s favorite pink lipstick, gloss, and pencil. Bonus: your purchase supports Estée Lauder’s $500,000 donation to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. $22/Nordstrom NorthPark. Photography courtesy of Estée Lauder