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Pink lipstick and lingerie - Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Get sexy and give back to BCA

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. When shopping for cosmetics and lingerie, shop pink! Pink lipstick and lingerie is flirty, sexy and fun. Many companies have designated pink products this month which proceeds benefit breast cancer awareness and research. While you are shopping, you will be helping out a very worthy cause.
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Clinique Butter Shine Lipstick - Ribbon Pink

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Clinique Butter Shine Lipstick in Ribbon Pink

Clinique is giving back to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation by donating $10 from the sale of each Butter Shine Lipstick in Ribbon Pink sold during the month. This limited edition color is sold exclusively at Sephora.

Evelyn Lauder Lip Color Collection

Estee Lauder has committed to give a minimum of $500,000 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation with their Pink Ribbon Collection. One of the Pink Ribbon items is the Evelyn Lauder Lip Color Collection, which includes a set of 3 full sized lipsticks - two Pure Color Long Lasting Lipsticks (Bali Rose and Candy), along with one Estee Lauder Signature Hydra Lustre Lipstick (Rich Berry). They are packaged in pink zippered travel case.

Bobbi Brown Pink Ribbon Collection lip set

This set includes the Bobbi Brown Pink Glitter lip gloss and Tulle lip color in Pink Quartz. Priced at $40, you can find the Bobbi Brown Pink Ribbon Collection at Nordstrom, Bobbi Brown counters and online at bobbibrown.com. Proceeds benefit Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Wacoal Embrace Lace

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Pink Hanky Panky thong

Two dollars from the sale of every Hanky Panky breast cancer awareness thong will go to Susan G. Komen for the Cure. These cute thongs are available at Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue stores and websites, as well as FigLeaves.com.

Pink bra

During October, Wacoal furthers their ongoing commitment to the Susan G. Komen Foundation with their "Support the Girls" program, celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness month. Wacoal will introduce a limited edition Embrace Lace bra in a commemorative black/pink colorway. For every purchase of this and every other Embrace Lace style, Wacoal will donate $2 to Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

Breast cancer charities and resources

There are a great number of worthwhile organizations concentrating on raising money and awareness for breast cancer. Here are just a few of these important organizations.

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Get information about the history and purpose of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, includes lots of medical resources and links.

American Breast Cancer Foundation

This organization offers financial help to those women without health insurance to get mammograms and breast cancer screenings.

Breast Cancer Research Foundation

This foundation raises large amounts of money for breast cancer research through their partnerships with major corporations and by participation in other events.

Living Beyond Breast Cancer

A great resource for those recently diagnosed or living with breast cancer. The website includes details about research studies, clinical trials and much more.

National Breast Cancer Foundation

This organization aims to increase breast cancer awareness through education programs and by providing mammograms for those who need them. Plenty of good information for those who have been recently diagnosed.

Susan G. Komen for the Cure

This organization is dedicated to awareness, education and research about breast cancer causes, treatments and a search for cure. With chapters all over the country holding races and other events, this is a very well-known organization.

Young Survival Coalition

This website offers breast cancer information about community programs, research and trials and other events. They also can put you in touch with healthcare professionals through free nationwide teleconferencing.

More about breast cancer

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