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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Aveda Hand Relief doesn’t just soothe dry skin; it also helps diminish the signs of aging thanks to vitamins, humectants, plant emollients, fruit acids, and antioxidants. Aveda will donate $4 from each sale to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation with a maximum donation of $300,000. $21/Aveda stores and salons. Photography courtesy of Aveda

The potent blend of carrot protein and Vitamins C and E in Darphin’s Arovita C Energic Firming Cream provide skin with enhanced elasticity, renewed radiance, and protection from environmental damage. During the month of October, Darphin will donate $20 from each sale of Arovita C Energic Firming Cream to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. $80/The Face Place, 5460 W. Lovers Ln., Ste. 238. 214-350-8898. Photography courtesy of Darphin

Now is the perfect time to indulge in luxurious Crème de la Mer. In order to aid research and increase awareness, La Mer will make a donation of $30,000 to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation in connection with the North American sales of Crème de la Mer. A pink box has been specially created for Breast Cancer Awareness month. $130-$1,390/Saks Fifth Avenue, Galleria Dallas. Photography courtesy of La Mer

Spoil your inner child while treating your grown-up skin with Philosophy’s She Colors My Day Charity Bubble Bath, a bubble gum-scented treat that’s as moisturizing as it is fun. One hundred percent of proceeds will go to the Entertainment Industry Foundation’s Women’s Cancer Research Fund, created to support the early detection of women’s cancers. $20/www.philosophy.com. Photography courtesy of Philosophy


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