Gifts that Give Back – Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Gifts that Give Back – Breast Cancer Awareness Month

This month, when you need to purchase something for yourself or a gift for someone else, first think pink. There are many products that are donating part of their sale towards Giving back can be as easy as changing your nail color to pink or switching beauty products this month. Our favorite brands are making it easy to look stylish and raise money to help find a cure and raise awareness to the second most common cancer in women, breast cancer. We all know someone who has been affected by this devastating disease and the only way to make a difference is to share our stories of hope and triumph. Early detection saves thousands of lives a year, this means getting tested before finding a lump or having any symptoms at all. Please make it point to schedule your annual mammogram. Anyone can be affected, it doesn’t matter how young or healthy you are. For the month of October, let’s do our part to raise money towards finding a cure and helping women undergoing treatment by changing our shopping habits with the products below.

Tory Burch //Logo & Heart Key Fob $55

Tory Burch Logo and Heart Key Fob
This stylish accessory can be clipped onto your favorite handbag for a personal touch or used more practically to keep your keys together. It’s pink and gold mix will give you the ultimate chic color combo and will support finding a cure to breast cancer. Twenty percent of every purchase between October 1st and October 31st, 2016 will be donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Pick up a keychain for you and your bestie to use as symbol of your strong friendship bond.

Jamberry // Nail Wraps $15

Jamberry Nail Wraps Breast Cancer
Jamberry is a woman owned business that believes in the importance of female empowerment and self-expression through beauty. You’ll love the five pink prints dedicated to breast cancer awareness. Choose from ‘Go Pink’, ‘In This Together’, ‘Power of Pink’, ‘Ribbons & Hearts’ and ‘Think Pink’. Every print includes ribbons and designs that represent the cause. Part of each purchase will go to the American Cancer Society to support women battling breast cancer. #TellYourStory

The Bitter Truth // Pink Gin $34.99

The Bitter Truth Pink Gin
For your next party this month, purchase The Bitter Truth’s Pink Gin and create a colorful cocktail. It’s made with a mix of natural herbs and spices that make this flavorful gin perfect straight on the rocks or mixed in a martini. Might as well stock up because $2 of each bottle sold will go back to charity. Although this pink gin is sold year round, it will only be during the month of October that they will contribute to breast cancer research.

Thrive Causemetics

Thrive Causemetics Breast Cancer Awareness
Owner, Karrisa Bodnar started Thrive after losing her best friend at age 24 to cancer. Thrive was created out of the pure desire to help spread good and provide safe, paraben-free cosmetics. For every product purchased, one goes to a woman in need who is undergoing treatment or is in remission and during October 100% of the purchases of her Breast Cancer Awareness line will go directly to charity. Stock up on your beauty products and share Thrive Causemetics with the ladies in your life.

X-LOCKZ $9.99 a pair

X-LOCKZ Shoe Badge
For the sneaker loving, marathon running, breast cancer supporting fans. Wear the symbol of hope on all your shoelaces. You can wear one, give the other to a friend. These were made to Part of the proceeds goes to Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The shoe badges were created out of the hop to bring attention to the disease and help other fighting cancer that need financial support because there are many that can’t afford the expensive medical treatment and have to take other paths towards recovery. Wear these as an honor to the people in your life you have lost or are currently battling the disease. #passthebadge

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