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Show your support for breast cancer charities with these gorgeous buys
It’s October, which means it’s Breast Cancer Awareness month – a time when brands support breast cancer charities with a variety of wholly tempting buys. Donating a chunk of the cost to organisations, beauty, foodie, lifestyle and fashion brands are thinking pink with these new, virtuous launches.
We’ve rounded up some must-haves, from the hard-working beauty buys encased in pretty pouches or adorned in ribbons, to the home essentials that look chic at any time of year. So, support some worthy causes and pick up a new lipstick along the way with limited editions from Estée Lauder, Aveda, Elemis and more…
Jo Malone London Red Roses Cologne 100ml, £85
Owed to a blend of seven kinds of rose, crushed violet and a hint of lemon, we’re addicted to this utterly crisp and elegant Red Roses Cologne year-round. What better incentive for investing in a brand new bottle than helping a worthy cause?
£20 will be donated to Breast Cancer Awareness Foundation from every sale of Red Roses Cologne 100ml.
What's not to love about the Dream Pink Collection? It contains three mini Pure Colour Lipsticks in suits-all shades, the bag is ultra chic, plus more than a third of the cost goes to BCRF.
£10 from every sale of the Dream Pink Collection will be donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Our favourite instant fix for fatigued skin - Elemis Pro-Radiance Illuminating Flash Balm - is all dressed up in pink in support of Breast Cancer Care, complete with a chic travel-ready pouch. Your early mornings need a layer of this balm.
Elemis has pledged to donate £10,000 in support of Breast Cancer Care.
Marks & Spencer and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley have joined forces to create a range of bras and nightwear in support of Breast Cancer Now. All in gorgeous pink colours, these cosy-looking pyjamas are a firm favourite.
10% of sales from Rosie's collection will be donated to Breast Cancer Now.
A buttery treat that can remedy the most dehydrated of mouths, this Lip Balm boasts a dose of Crème de la Mer's famously potent Miracle Broth. Better yet, a hefty £9 from the sale of each pot is donated to the Breast Cancer Research Fund.
£9 from every sale of the Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign Lip Balm will be donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Lily and Lionel has collaborated with charity Future Dreams to create this limited edition scarf. In a bold leopard print, it's a perfect buy for those who want to show their confidence.
50% of every sale of the Hope scarf will go to Future Dreams.
A creamy, sudsy bar of Soap infused with the aroma of pear, jasmine and magnolia, it laces limbs with a scent that lingers long after you leave the shower. Shea and cocoa butters cosset dry skin as the fragrant treat cleanses, and - here's another bonus - £1 from each soap sold goes to Breast Cancer Care.
£1 from each bar sold is donated to Breast Cancer Care.
Just when we thought Clinique's Cheek Pop blusher couldn't get any more beautiful, this youth-boosting berry pink hue - etched with the Pink Ribbon - comes along in support of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
£2 of the purchase price of each Cheek Pop in Pink With A Purpose sold in the UK will be donated to support the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Take up running, and do your bit for charity in the process? Sounds like a win-win situation to us! These Skechers trainers are every bit as stylish as they are functional - we love.
£47.20 will be donated to Breast Cancer Care for each pair of trainers sold.
Update your morning coffee with these cheery, pink-printed mugs, which feature bunting, flamingoes, hearts, butterflies and musical notes.
All profit goes to Breast Cancer Care.
2016 is coming round fast. Get ready with this beautiful pink diary that boasts a page per week and runs from October through to December 2016.
All profit goes to Breast Cancer Care.
Now, Power Of Pink will perk faces up. Housing bareMinerals Blush in Giddy Pink, Clear Radiance All-Over Face Colour and Marvelous Moxie Lipgloss in Survivor, it has all you need to look fresh and dewy in a flash.
10% from each sale of the Power Of Pink Kit will be donated to Look Good Feel Better.
Steiff bears are known for their high quality, and this glamorous pink version is sure to go down a treat with adults and children alike! It's just one of a huge range of products that QVC will be selling for Breast Cancer Care during October.
£73.90 from each sale of this bear will be donated to Breast Cancer Care.
Laced with Aveda's much-loved Shampure aroma, Hand Relief smoothes embattled palms with lactic acid and comforts with a thwack of Vitamin E. A handbag, desk and bedside table must.
£2 of the purchase price of each Hand Relief sold in the UK will be donated to support the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Topped with a handy pink pump, this Limited Edition of Agadir's famous hair treatment dispenses just the right amount of oil to lend tips reparative care and bountiful shine.
From every sale of Argan Oil Hair Treatment Pink Edition sold exclusively on dnlhair.co.uk, D&L will donate £1 to Future Dreams.
Soothe skin beaten by winter winds and air conditioning with what Darphin calls its 'Calm Complex' - a blend of chamomile, hawthorn and peony extracts. This serum isn't only a dream for delicate skins, it also sees £5 donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation from every flacon sold.
£5 from every sale of the Intral Serum will be donated to Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Add some colour to your office attire for the month of October, and show your support. This gorgeous twist front dress is flattering and easy to wear - a great staple buy.
£50 from each sale of the Onjenu dress will be donated to Breast Cancer Care.
Snap up ghd's new Platinum Styler in this Vintage Pink hue, and £10 of the cost will be donated to Breast Cancer Now. Scientifically proven to be safer for hair, it offers a supremely shiny result ? the matte powder finish of the tool itself simply seals the deal. £10 from every sale of the ghd Vintage Pink Platinum will be donated to Breast Cancer Now.
£10 from every sale of the ghd Vintage Pink Platinum will be donated to Breast Cancer Now.
Nigella Lawson has teamed up with Unique & Unity to create a pink apron with all the handy pockets (and kitchen flair) you could possibly need. Best of all, every penny of the profits is donated to Breast Cancer Care.
All proceeds from the sale of this limited edition apron are donated to Breast Cancer Care.
QVC are working with Breast Cancer care, and have a vast range of products that help the charity. Put your feet up and get a little R+R with the help of this special magniflex pillow.
£20 will be donated to Breast Cancer Care for every sale of the Magniflex Pillow.