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Shop Pink During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness
Lesley Mirza
Written by Lesley Mirza

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Every year, caring companies around the globe support this worthy cause by launching limited-edition pink ribbon products, with a portion of proceeds being donated to various organizations that support breast cancer awareness and research.

Breast cancer is a complex disease that will affect 1 in 9 Canadian women during their lifetime. In 2014, it is estimated that 24,400 women and 210 men in Canada will be diagnosed with breast cancer, and that 5,000 women and 60 men will die from the disease.*

Help support the fight against breast cancer this month and purchase pink ribbon products, like the five listed below.

For more information on breast cancer, visit either the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation or Rethink Breast Cancer.

 

Aerie Limited-Edition Bright Pink Charley Bra, $33.69
100% of the sales of this bra go to Rethink Breast Cancer.

Limited-Edition Charley Plunge Bra in Bright Pink, $33.69

Available sizes: 32A-D, 34A-D, 36B-D. Exclusive to Canadian Aerie stores.

 

eos Limited-Edition Breast Cancer Awareness Collection, $9.99
A limited edition collection including eos’ Pomegranate Raspberry Smooth Sphere Lip Balm, Berry Blossom Hand Lotion, and a special LIMITED EDITION Strawberry Sorbet Smooth Stick Lip Balm. 100% of net profits will be donated to Canadian Cancer Society.

eos Limited Edition Breast Cancer Awareness Collection, $9.99

Available at Shopper’s Drug Mart, Loblaws, Target, Walmart, Giant Tiger, Rexall, Sobeys, Lawtons, and evolutionofsmooth.com.

 

Cashmere Limited-Edition Pink-Embossed Bathroom Tissue
Twenty-five cents from the sale of every package goes directly to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation throughout October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Cashmere Limited-Edition Pink-Embossed  Bathroom Tissue

Available at major retailers across Canada. Price varies among retailers.

 

KitchenAid Stand Mixer in Raspberry Ice, $549.99
$75 per unit contributed directly to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. KitchenAid has made an annual minimum commitment of $75,000.

KitchenAid Stand Mixer in Raspberry Ice

Available at department and home appliance stores across the country.

 

OPI Limited-Edition Pink of Hearts 2014, $21.50
The duo pack feature a new pink confetti glitter hue, The Power of Pink, alongside the classic light pink crème shade, Mod About You. As an added bonus, you’ll find a pink glitter nail file with pink-ribbon charm in the box.
This year, OPI will donate $25,000 to Susan G. Komen® in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. OPI will also donate $5,000 to Rethink Breast Cancer in Canada.

OPI Pink of Hearts 2014

Pink of Hearts 2014 will be available September and October 2014 at Professional Salons and Spas

* Statistics found at www.cbcf.org.

About the author

Lesley Mirza

Lesley Mirza

Lesley Mirza is the editor-in-chief for LipstickLifestyle.com and travels the world tasting, sipping, and spa-ing.

In addition to heading up LipstickLifestyle.com, Lesley has penned pieces for several publications, including Vancouver Magazine, Western Living, 29Secrets.com, InsideVancouver.ca (Tourism Vancouver's blog), and VancityBuzz.com.

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