October is officially Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and it’s an important time to support those who are making strides toward new research as well as empowering others to live to their fullest potential. There are a number of organizations dedicated to joining this cause, not just this month, but throughout the year, and luckily lots of beauty brands are on board.
If you are still searching for the perfect bridesmaid gifts to give your besties, a Breast Cancer Awareness–themed beauty gift is a foolproof choice. Not only will they score a makeup or skincare must-have, but your bridesmaids will love the gift even more so when they learn of the good it does.
From cosmetics and skincare to lip treatments and hair tools, the list could go on and on with generous brands that are committed to donating thousands of dollars to such an important platform. In case you’re not sure where to start, we have got you covered. Ahead, we have picked out 11 standout gifts that will make bridesmaids smile, and give back to breast cancer awareness.
Elemis Limited Edition Pro-Collagen Rose Cleansing Balm Supersize
On top of honorably pledging to donate $25,000 to the Pink Agenda, Elemis's #1 cleanser just got a rose-colored makeover for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It’s jam-packed with gentle yet powerful ingredients, such as elderberry oil, that work hard to dissolve makeup and built-up grime from your skin.
SHOP NOW: Elemis, $99
Côte Think Pink Set
Available for purchase throughout October, the Think Pink set comes with three gorgeous pink nail polish shades and the brand's strengthening clear polish (all toxin-free, of course!). You'll also find two acetone-free polish-removing towelettes and a nail file inside the too-cute carrying case. The best part? 100% of all proceeds from the kit go to support the Phase One Cancer Research Organization, a nonprofit clinical cancer research foundation.
SHOP NOW: Côte, $38
Origins Breast Cancer Awareness Hand & Mind Relief Duo
You're not the only one with a dozen wedding-day concerns! Your bridesmaids will also have a million little things to worry about on the big day. The least you can do is help them destress a bit with this two-piece set featuring a hydrating hand cream and minty rollerball, the scent of which instantly helps relieve stress.
SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $20
GlamGlow Bubblesheet Oxygenating Deep Cleanse Mask Breast Cancer Awareness Edition
As if the microbubbling cleanser, green tea, and essential amino acid l-arginine in this foaming sheet mask didn't make you feel great enough already, know that GlamGlow is donating 20 percent of the proceeds of each face mask towards the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
SHOP NOW: Sephora, $9
Ghd air by Lulu Guinness
Enjoy the power of a salon grade blow-dry with this ergonomically designed blow dryer that features a professional motor and advanced ionic technology. What’s even better? The brand has teamed up with the Breast Cancer Foundation to donate $5 for each sold.
SHOP NOW: Ulta, $199
Estée Lauder Powerful Pink Color Collection
Your 'maids will be all set for the big day with this pretty-in-pink makeup set, featuring two ultra-flattering lip colors, an eyeshadow palette, and brush. The best part of this must-have collection? Estée Lauder will donate 100 percent of the suggested retail price to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $35
Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed Highlighter
This luminizing highlighter has gained a cult following in a short time because it leaves skin with an unmatched radiance that glows on from day to night. For every $8 made from one of its most popular shades, Opal, the brand promises to donate a maximum of $30,000 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $38
Aerin Rose Lip Conditioner Set
These rose-scented lip conditioners truly hydrate your lips while also bringing a sense of calm to your senses. Available in classic shades that can be worn every day, Nude and Garden Rose, this limited edition set vows to donate 100 percent of profits with a maximum of $20,000 in total to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
SHOP NOW: Bloomingdale's, $50
Sigma Beauty Limited-Edition Passionately Pink Brush Set
Sigma Beauty has joined forces with the Breast Cancer Awareness-focused organization Bright Pink to create an amazing trio of best-selling eye brushes to taper, blend, and shade your eyeshadow to perfection. You also receive an exclusive pink glitter pouch to store them. Twenty percent of sales will be donated to Bright Pink.
SHOP NOW: Sigma Beauty, $39
Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair
Estée Lauder's famed Advanced Night Repair is known for its expertise at smoothing fine lines and locking in hydration, thanks to its hyaluronic-acid formula. This limited edition version, however, is also charmingly charitable, with 20 percent of the proceeds going to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $98
Coco & Eve Like a Virgin Super Nourishing Coconut & Fig Hair Masque
Giving the gift of healthy hair is always appreciated. Through the month of October, this vegan hair masque—that’s full of hero ingredients such as fig, argan oil, and linseed—will be donating 20 percent of profits to CoppaFeel, a breast cancer awareness charity focused on educating society on breast cancer, as well as empowering people to live healthy lifestyles. Bonus: You get a free detangler with every purchase!
SHOP NOW: Coco & Eve, $45