October 1 marks the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness month. While there’s never a bad time to donate and give yourself a self-exam, Pink October is a necessary reminder that the fight to end breast cancer continues. In celebration of Pink October, we’ve rounded up the beauty products that contribute to the causes supporting breast cancer so you can shop, gift a loved one, and give back all at once. Nothing better than knowing your hard-earned $$$ is making a difference!
While you’re at it, remember to conduct a monthly self-check and seek medical advice if you find any irregularities or lumps, even if they're not painful. According to Cancer Research Malaysia, 1 in 20 women are at risk of developing breast cancer. Early detection can save lives, so get checking — stat!
Keep your hands in tip-top condition with Aveda Hand Relief. It contains naturally-derived glycolic acid to slough away dead skin and a winning combo of meadowfoam seed oil and glycerin to hydrate and soften. Bonus points for the eco-conscious packaging too; it’s made of 59% post-consumer HDPE plastic and up to 41% bio-plastic.
$5 from each purchase goes to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Plus, for every purchase made in Aveda Experience Centres this October, RM2 will be donated to National Cancer Society Malaysia. Get shopping!
Aveda Limited Edition Breast Cancer Campaign Hand Relief Moisturizing Creme, RM112