Breast Cancer Awareness Buys You Can Feel Good About

October is a notable month — and not just because you're hopped up on a #PSL overload for 31 days. It's also Breast Cancer Awareness month. Every year, the beauty industry rallies to bring attention (and funds) to the need for a cure by rolling out limited-edition pieces. And, while some products are just pink and pretty, others truly help make a difference.
Ahead, we highlight 10 of those do-gooder beauty buys. Some donate all of their proceeds to breast cancer charities, while others contribute a small portion but help in other ways. No matter the size of the financial contribution they (and you!) make, the perfumes, primpers, and polishes to follow spread awareness and support to those women and men fighting — or living as survivors of — this horrible disease. So, shop on; philanthropy looks good on you.
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Photo: Courtesy of Estee Lauder.
Estée Lauder has teamed up with Elizabeth Hurley on its Dream Pink collection, which includes a lipstick, two nail polishes, and a cute makeup pouch. With each purchase, 20% of the retail price will go toward the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
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Photo: Courtesy of La Mer.
Pick up La Mer's hand treatment, and a portion of the proceeds will go to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
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Photo: Courtesy of Shiseido.
If you purchase Shiseido's Dollface during the month of October, $5 will be donated to Cosmetic Executive Women's Cancer and Careers arm, a non-profit organization which helps working people living with cancer.
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Photo: Courtesy of Jane Iredale.
Jane Iredale is stepping things up in a big way: 100% of profits from its Smell the Roses hydration spray will go to Living Beyond Breast Cancer.
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Photo: Courtesy of Sonia Kashuk.
When you pick up one of Sonia Kashuk's adorable, pink mini-brush kits, Target will donate 15% of the proceeds to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Sonia Kashuk Proudly Pink Brush Set, $15.99, available at Target.
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Photo: Courtesy of Ulta.
Your favorite polish and lip balm are paired up in an adorable makeup duo. Plus, 5% of the proceeds from the sale will go to Young Survival Coalition — a group that supports and educates young women with breast cancer.

Nicole by OPI and eos Pink Two Piece, $9.99, available at Ulta.
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Photo: Courtesy of Avon.
Avon always goes above and beyond for breast cancer awareness with a nationwide Walk For Breast Cancer every year. But, if you can't lace up your sneakers and join the march, you can pick up Skin So Soft; a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade.
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Photo: Courtesy of Smashbox.
Looking for a new pink lipgloss? If you buy this one, you'll be donating $5 to the Breast Cancer Awareness Foundation.
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Photo: Courtesy of Marc Jacobs.
Marc Jacobs' Honey fragrance gets a pink twist. It's also gone philanthropic — $3 of every bottle sold will go directly to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
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Photo: Courtesy of Nest.
Nest's candle is inspired by Evelyn Lauder and her work with the Breast Cancer Research foundation (10% of proceeds go there, too). It has notes of warm sandalwood, garden roses, and flowering pittosporum.
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