October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and there is no lack of incredible, creative, and especially stylish ways to show your continued support for a disease that claims the lives of approximately 40,000 American women every year.
While not everyone may be as bold as Kellie Pickler was when she shaved her head to support one of her best friends fighting breast cancer earlier this year, there are plenty of modish ways to support breast cancer awareness and research this month.
Giuliana Rancic, a recent breast cancer survivor and new mother, collaborated with Ann Taylor LOFT to design a line of clothing and accessories called “Live in Pink.” 25% of full price purchases will be donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Giuliana personally designed the chic necklace shown above.
Ralph Lauren is no stranger to supporting the pink cause either. His Pink Pony line has been around since 2000. The Pink Pony line features luxury-clothing items for women, men, and children, with 10% of the profits going towards cancer care and prevention. The pieces all incorporate Lauren’s classic polo pony sophisticatedly designed in pink so Lauren wearers can express their support.
Salons and many popular brands are also offering a plethora of products to support Breast Cancer Awareness month as well. Aveda is offering a limited edition hand crème, Aveda Pink Ribbon Hand Relief, where $4.00 of each U.S. purchase will be donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. The hand crème is limited edition so be sure to pick one up at your October touch-up or trim!
Consider choosing one of OPI’s Pink Of Hearts shades when you sit down for your next mani and pedi appointment. Ask for the set’s creamy “I Think in Pink” for your fingers, and the sparkly “You Glitter Be Good to Me” on your toes to support your fellow females in the fight against breast cancer.
Last, if you’re especially adventurous when it comes to hair play, salons across the nation are challenging their clients to add shades of pink to their locks in support of breast cancer awareness and research. The most popular option is to sport hair extensions like Stephanie Pratt, or you can add pink highlights or dip dies to your tresses to semi-permanently show your support for the cause.
Salons will donate a percentage of the profits to research. Whatever your aesthetic may be, there is certainly a style to match it to show your support for breast cancer awareness and research in October.
For the love of hair and women everywhere,