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Beauty for Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2011

By , October 25, 2011

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and shopping for your skincare favourites may just be the easiest way you can support the worthy cause. A number of brands have gone pink and released limited edition products that will see a percentage of their proceeds go towards their chosen breast cancer charities – make sure to pick one up before the end of the month.

Elemis Think Pink Beauty Kit
Elemis has launched Think Pink Beauty Kit for the month of October, the proceeds of which will go towards the brand’s £10,000 donation to Breast Cancer Care. For €41 you will get a Pro-Collagen Marine Cream (30ml), Pro-Collagen Lifting Cream (15ml) and a Skin Nourishing Shower Cream (50ml). You’ll find the limited edition kit all wrapped up in a patent fuchsia bag in Harvey Nichols, Dundrum.

Clarins Beauty Flash Balm Gift Set
Clarins has teamed up with Arnotts this October, promising to donate €4 to the National Breast Cancer Research Institute (NBCRI) for every purchase made of its Beauty Flash Balm Gift Set in-store.  Including 50mls of the cult classic, as well as a mini Lip Perfector and Mascara, the set retails at €35.

Vichy Neovadiol GF
Vichy’s range of Neovadiol GF skincare is going pink this month to celebrate the brand’s ongoing partnership with the NBCRI. The range is aimed at relieving skincare problems experienced during the menopause, with the brand donating a percentage of the proceeds to breast cancer research.

Origins Make A Difference
Origins Make A Difference rejuvenating treatment re-hydrates skin using Rose of Jericho and Cactus Extract. Packaged in pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, €3 from every purchase will be donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Available from Origins counters nationwide, the cream is €27 for 30ml.

Aveda Hand Relief
Aveda’s Hand Relief hand cream is an international bestseller, and this month will be donning a special pink ribbon. Containing Vitamins A and E to help reduce signs of ageing, every €25 tube purchased will see a donation of €3 made to the Clinical Cancer Research Trust. Buy yours at Brown Thomas stores nationwide and House of Fraser, Dundrum.


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