Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Shop For A Good Cause

Hello, As you know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.  The National Breast Cancer Awareness Month's website offers so much information about the disease, mammogram/screening, news, early detection, etc....  Ladies, early detection is key in beating this disease, please read about it!

There are so many ways we can get involved to raise awareness and contribute in finding a cure.  You can always make monetary donations to organizations such as the American Cancer Society or Susan G. Komen for a Cure at any time.  You can also participate in many of the Susan G. Komen for a Cure events near you in the US,  there are also events in Europe and Puerto Rico.  I recently participated in a walk for the Alzheimer's Association, it felt great to raise awareness about the disease and to raise money to find a cure for so many patients who are suffering.  These diseases are near and dear to my heart, I wish you all would consider participating in some ways.

Many cosmetics retailers are showing their support for the cause too!  They are donating to different charitable organizations a portion (or 100% in some cases) from the sales of certain products in the month of October.  Here are some of my personal favorites:

Arcona - Magic Pink Ice
Aveda - Hand Relief
Essie - "Breast Cancer Awareness" Nail Polish
Estee Lauder - Pink Ribbon Collection
Jane Iredale - Roses and Lollipops
Sephora - Pink Eyelash Curler



Happy shopping for a good cause and let's kick cancer!  Until next post......

6 comments:

  1. thanks so much for the links!! I just went to Ulta the other day & they had lots of things too.

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  2. I love that there are so many companies donating to this cause! Thanks for sharing these links! =D

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  3. Thanks for the links :) October is my birthday month so definitely gonna do a lot of shopping... since I'll be breaking my budget for sure, I'll definitely try to break it partly for a good cause :)

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  4. nice post, as usually! ;-)
    come to see my new post outfit, on miriamstella's blog!
    i wait for you ! kisses

    Miriamstella (from Italy)
    http://isfashionmypassion.blogspot.com/

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  5. It's great to know that companies care to give back to such a worthy cause. It's even more awesome to have bloggers like yourself who help spread the word with links!

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  6. Thank you all for stopping by!

    @Vivi, Happy Birthday! I am an October baby too:)

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