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8 pretty pink ways to support the NBCF
The odds are someone you know has been affected by breast cancer. Why? Well it’s the most commonly diagnosed cancer among Australian women, with one in eight developing it in their lifetime. Scary, isn’t it?
Luckily we have the National Breast Cancer Foundation. It raises much-needed funds to assist with research and development in the search for a cure for breast cancer. Since its establishment in 1994, NBCF has funded over $16.2 million in secondary breast cancer research across 27 projects.
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month, and this year an overwhelming number of beauty brands are getting involved in the fight. Here are just a few that you can pick up to do your part.
Embossed with a pink ribbon, this stunning compact blush and matching pink brush is a pretty way to get behind this amazing cause. A whopping 20 per cent of every limited edition set sold is donated straight to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
ROCK & RUDDLE Pink Brush, from $39.95
A hair brush with a conscience! Pick up either a small or large Rock & Ruddle brush and 10 per cent of the profits go straight to NBCF. Available exclusively at David Jones.
Cedel are no stranger to this fundraising initiative, having donated over $120,000 to breast cancer research in the past. Beauty buffs will be pleased to hear Cedel Dry Shampoo now comes in a dark colour, as well as a Dry Conditioner and a Heat Protector that helps to cut down on blow-drying time.
As a platinum partner of the National Breast Cancer Foundation for the last six years, Dove is definitely the brand that comes to mind when we think pink. They even made a pink version of the beloved Best in Beauty-winning Beauty Cream Bar! Dove has donated over $1 million to the National Breast Cancer Foundation since 2006.
Clinique have gone the extra mile this year, creating a limited edition pink shade of their much-loved Almost Lipstick, aptly named ‘Pink Ribbon Honey’. The sheer lippie creates a custom shade for your lips and comes with its own pink mini cosmetic pouch. $5 from each sale benefits the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
ghd V Coral Styler Gift Set, $219
A huge $20 from the sale of each of these striking two-tone stylers goes straight to the National Breast Cancer Foundation. So buying one will do wonders for both your tresses and your conscience.
Your favourite Best in Beauty-winning anti-ageing product just got even cooler, with the addition of its own pink ribbon bracelet. The beautiful charm features the 2013 pink ribbon as well as a splash of blue to also represent the men affected by breast cancer. $20 from each sale is donated to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
Sea Siren Sail Away Heather, $10.95
Looking for the perfect pink nail hue? This one from Sea Siren Cosmetics is not only gorgeous, but it also helps fund the research needed to find a cure for breast cancer. That’s right, when you pay just $10.95 online for one of these polishes, 10 per cent goes straight to charities promoting breast cancer awareness.
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