Shop For Good: October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Each year, 40,000 people die from breast cancer and thousands more get diagnosed with this pervasive disease. Cosmetic companies have created special products in order to help find a cure and are donating a larger percentage of the sales of these items than ever before. Consider purchasing one of these, not only to make yourself look better, but to help find a cure and to give others hope.

Purple Lab has partnered with the Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation to launch SWAC “SEALED WITH A CURE,” a feel good lip gloss equipped with ingredients that boost beauty, health and confidence. This light pink is scented with vanilla and flecked with real gold. Gorgeous! Purple Lab is donating 20% to TNBCF! Available for $18.50 at

Shower For The Cure is Philosophy's pink ribbon shower gel - a creamy all-in-one formula that can be used as a shampoo, shower gel or bubble bath. This long-time Philosophy favorite contains a touch of milk proteins and fruit essences to provide a delightful experience for your senses. Shower For The Cure represents the spirit of every woman. 100% of Philosophy's net proceeds from the sale of Shower For The Cure will be donated to the Women's Cancer Research Fund. This 16 oz. bottle retails for $20.

In case you needed a good reason to finally pick up the skin care phenom, Clarisonic's limited editon model, Clarisonic Plus helps support the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Clarisonic will donate 50% of the profits from sales to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. To date, Clarisonic has raised $600,000 to support breast cancer research. This limited edition model retails for $250 and is available from

Clinique is offering a very special key chain, complete with three mini glosses and two charms. These mini glosses contain an SPF rating of 15 and include the colors Air Kiss, Kissyfit and Whisper. $10 from each purchase will be donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. This is available exclusively at Sephora and retails for $19.

Tarte Cosmetics is also donating 20% of the sales of items in their Think Pink Natural Collection to the Young Survival Coalition, a network that supports people under the age of 40 who have survived breast cancer. Plus, if you use check out code PinkOct09 you will get a FREE pink go dutch clutch (with the purchase of $40 from the collection).

Finally, one of my favorite independent companies, Purely Cosmetics, is offering to donate 10% of their total sales in the month of October to breast cancer research. 10% of all of their sales! WOWZA! Now is the time to stock up on things like my favorite high-def powder, Diamond Perfect Finishing Powder.

What goes around comes around. Shop for Good!

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  1. Thanks for the Purple Lab SWAC review. What a great cause!


  2. Now there is no reason not to take the plunge and purchase a Clarisonic. I had no idea! And it's gorgeous!


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