And with Breast Cancer Awareness Month upon us for the whole of October, it’s possible to support the cause while buying your beauty essentials and treats. Here’s how:
*Estee Lauder is the company that actually founded the awareness month 16 years ago so is at the forefront of fund-raising. The Elizabeth Hurley Lip Collection, £20, includes a lipstick, gloss and lip pencil selected by the model and presented in a pink lipstick case with a mirror, £5 from which will go to Breast Cancer Research Foundation’s research study at the Royal Marsden in London until October 31.
*Bobbi Brown will be donating, throughout October, the entire purchase price (less VAT) from the Limited Edition Lip Set, £28, featuring an exclusive new shade of creamy Lip Colour and a limited edition Glitter Lip Balm.
*Elemis has a limited edition Breast Cancer Care collection, Essential Beauty Secrets, containing Lifting Treatment Neck and Bust, Marine Cream, Oxygenating Night Cream from the award-winning Pro-Collagen collection and Papaya Enzyme Cream in a rather fetching fuschia-pink cosmetic bag.
And there’s a 5-Step Breast Check inside, too. The kit’s £50, saving more than £75 if the products were brought separately and Elemis has pledge a donation of £10,000 to Breast Cancer Care from this promotional campaign.
*Bionsen deodorants will donate 10p from its aluminium- and paraben-free deodorants bought online at www.bodyhealthdebate.com to Against Breast Cancer and Breast Cancer Care and to Pink Ribbon campaign from those bought at Tesco.
*ghd’s Pink Limited Edition box set, £135, will see £10 from each sold going to Breakthrough Breast Cancer. You’ll get a baby pink IV-model straightener with matching plates in a heat-resistant pouch, tote bag, brush and sectioning clips, all in pink, too. From approved salons and www.ghdhair.com.