News 20th October 2016 by Paula Lyne
5 Gloriously Pink Beauty Products You Can Buy To Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Do your bit, and get some sah-weeeet new updates for your beauty arsenal while you're at it.
Breast cancer is one disease we tend to relegate to the ‘I’m too young’ category, because the majority of patients are in their 50s or older. But it can strike at any age. In fact, one in four breast cancer patients are under 50, according to the most recent research from the National Cancer Research Institute.
This October the Irish Cancer Society is asking women of all ages to Paint It Pink to raise money as part of Breast Cancer Awareness month. Money raised will help provide services to support people through their cancer journey and also fund vital cancer research. If you want to get involved, there are myriad ways to show your support, from holding your own pink-themed event to buying from one of the many Irish companies donating to the Paint It Pink fund.
Here are just five hair n’ beauty products you’d be doing well to snap up this month, as the purchase of any of these also covers a donation to the Irish Cancer Society. Win!
theBalm Girls Lipstick
Yes, the shade is top notch, but it’s Irish online beauty retailer Cloud10 Beauty’s Paint It Pink promise that really had us smiling. The folks at Cloud10 HQ are donating €1 from every order on the site this month to the Irish Cancer Society. Plus, you’ll get your goodies in a limited edition pink box.
theBalm Girls Lipstick in Anita Boytoy, €15.50 (inc. €1 donation), Cloud10 Beauty
Spectrum Ten Piece Essentials Brush Set
Another dinger from Cloud10, this kit includes 10 best-selling brushes for face, eyes and lips from the Spectrum collection.
Spectrum Ten Piece Essentials Brush Set, €46.95 (inc. €1 donation), Cloud10 Beauty
ghd V Electric Pink Styler
Pick up any product from ghd’s new Electric Pink collection and you’ll be giving a sizeable donation to the Irish Cancer Society. The collection includes the ghd platinum styler (€10 donation), ghd V styler (€10 donation) ghd air hairdryer (€10 donation), and ghd pins (€1 donation), all of which come in vibrant pink shades.
ghd V Electric Pink Styler, €165 (inc. €10 donation), in salons or online.
Inglot Nail Enamel
Buy a pink nail varnish or lippie from Inglot this month and you’ll be donating €2 to the Paint It Pink campaign.
Inglot Nail Enamel in 703, €10 (inc. €2 donation), in store or online.
Tropical Popical’s #PaintItPink Manicure
Opt for a pink mini-mani this month at Tropical Popical on South William St, and the glam huns in there will donate €1 to the Irish Cancer Society – plus they’ll ask you to do the same. Upload a pic of your mani with the hashtag #PaintItPink to be in with the chance of winning a mani a month for a year.
Mini Mani, €15 (inc. €1 donation plus an additional option €1 donation of your own), Tropical Popical
For more information on Paint It Pink, visit paintitpink.ie or call 1850 60 60 60.
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