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Beauty that gives back for Breast Cancer Awareness Month


By Holly O'Neill
08th Oct 2020
Beauty that gives back for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month and feel as good as you look with these limited edition products which all support breast cancer research


Statistics show that 1 in 2 women don’t regularly check their boobs for signs of cancer and 90% of 18-35 year olds check only a few times a year or less. These limited edition products serve as regular reminders in your beauty routine to check your boobs, and all support breast cancer research. Donate to Breast Cancer Ireland here.

ghd platinum+ hair straightener in powder pink

ghd platinum+ hair straightener in powder pink, €209

Every year, ghd turns pink. This year, they’ve designed a limited edition ghd range in partnership with the Irish Cancer Society. The collection includes the ghd platinum+, gold and helios in a limited edition powdered dusty pink, embossed with the message “take control now” to encourage women to check their breasts regularly. With €10 from every limited edition styler sold donated to the Irish Cancer Society, not only will you have a regular reminder and super sleek shiny hair, but you’ll also be supporting a worthy cause. The ghd Take Control Now collection, from €165, is available in Peter Mark salons nationwide and petermark.ie.

Aveda Hand Relief Moisturizing Creme with Cherry Almond Aroma on a white background

Aveda Hand Relief Moisturising Creme with Cherry Almond Aroma, €29

This October, Aveda’s rich and deliciously scented Cherry Aroma hand cream comes in limited-edition pink packaging, with $5 from the sale of each supporting the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

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Bobbi Brown Powerful Pinks Luxe Matte Lip Color Duo, €41

In the market for a new lipstick or two? Bobbi Brown’s rich matte lipsticks in Boss Pink and Razzberry give comfortable, unbudging 12 hour coverage with 100% of the sale supporting the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

A pink Breast Cancer Awareness edition bottle of Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair on a white background

Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Multi-Recovery Complex, €95

If you’ve been dying to get your hands on the Advanced Night Repair serum, now is the time. It visibly renews, repairs and protects te skin, reducing signs of ageing and leaving skin smoother and more even-toned. This October it comes beautifully packaged in pink, with a pink ribbon and bracelet and 20% of the purchase price of Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Multi-Recovery Complex donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Jo Malone London Peony Blush Suede Cologne on a white background

Jo Malone London Peony and Blush Suede, €112

The sale of each of Jo Malone London’s fresh, floral and luxurious Peony and Blush Suede 100ml Cologne will donate €25 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

La Mer Creme de la Mer on a white background

La Mer Crème de la Mer Moisturising Cream 15ml, €75

Always wanted to try La Mer’s iconic moisturiser? Get your hands on 15ml of the most coveted moisturiser in the world (it’s formulated with nutrient-rich sea kelp to leave even the driest skin radiant and renewed) and you’ll also be supporting breast cancer research, with La Mer donating 50% of each sale.

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The Clean Beauty Edit

The Clean Beauty Edit are supporting the Marie Keating Foundation as one of their Pink Patrons by hosting a Shop and Support Weekend on October 9, where €5 from each order will be donated to support the Marie Keating Foundation’s vital cancer support and awareness services.

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Look Good Feel Better The Make Over Brush Set, €27

Look Good Feel Better run make-up workshops to help women with cancer to feel confident again. It is the only cancer support charity offering support to women, men and young adults to combat the physical and psychological side-effects of their treatment. Their new make-up brushes are sold in Marks and Spencer and on Look Fantastic.

Donate to Breast Cancer Ireland here. To learn how to properly check your breasts at home, watch Marie Keating’s video below or click here for more information.

Photography by Jo Malone London.

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