During the month of October, look for me to be highlighting products that support Breast Cancer Awareness. It’s a cause that’s very important to me.  Read on for information on a new Breast Cancer Awareness campaign from the Estee Lauder Companies and this week’s “pink picks”:

Shine A Light on Breast Cancer”  is a new Facebook application in support of The Estee Lauder Companies BCA Campaign Global Landmark Illuminations Initiative.  When you go to Facebook, you can share a messages of hope and inspiration.  As millions of women and men around the world join together through their digital messages, a global map will begin to virtually illuminate the world pink. I’ve already left my message…I hope you’ll check it out!


AG Hair introduces limited-edition Think Pink Fast Food Leave On Condition. This pink polka dot bottle not only looks cute and smells good, but 50 cents from each tube sold will be donated to Breast Cancer research and awareness. AG’s limited edition Fast Food Leave On Condition will be available in salons across North America through October 31, 2011. Fast Food retails for $16.00 CDN /178 ml and $15.00 US/6oz.


Good things come in small packages and for travel or quick touch-ups, you can’t get better than the Cricket Pink Mini Flat Iron. This efficient little gadget packs all of the power of a normal flat iron with guided combs and tourmaline plates in less than six inches.  Available at Folica.com, $26.99. A portion of the proceeds from the Cricket pink products will be donated to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.


Soap & Glory is supporting the Breast Cancer Research Foundation by donating $1 from the sale of The Righteous Butter Body Butter during the month of October. The Righteous Butter Body Butter is an intensive moisturizing cream that smells divine–perfect for the drier fall weather.  You can find Soap & Glory’s The Righteous Butter Body Butter at Sephora and Sephora.com.


Get empowered in pink with this limited-edition Stila palette featuring four award-winning eye shadows, a cheek color and a highlighter. This palette is one of my favorite “pink” products, plus, a total of 10% of proceeds will go to a variety of BCA charities, one of which is the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.  Love that!  $14 (a $62 value), available at www.stilacosmetics.com.


You know I’m obsessed with  eos lip balm! And for every eos Lip Balm Smooth Sphere in Strawberry Sorbet purchased through October 31, 5% of proceeds will be donated to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center to fund research for Breast Cancer treatment and prevention. You can find eos Lip Balm Smooth Sphere in Strawberry Sorbet at Target, $3.29.

That’s it for this weekend!  See you back at Beauty411 on Monday with the start of holiday collection coverage!


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