Beauty Picks

6 beauty products to buy to raise funds for Breast Cancer Research

A portion of the proceeds from these products will be going to the Breast Cancer Foundation in Singapore and the Breast Cancer Research Foundation in the US
 


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Did you know that breast cancer remains the top killer cancer for Singapore women? Every October for the last 25 years, Estee Lauder has been giving pink ribbons to the public for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and has also been producing limited editions in pink packaging to raise funds for charities and research. Here are the six beauty products you can buy this year, to join in the movement.

1. Estee Lauder Pink Ribbon Knockout Eyes Collection, $86
Amount to be donated: $10

This comprises an eyeshadow palette, a mascara, an eyeshadow brush and a pencil eyeliner – in a makeup pouch with a pop-art design. 

 

ALSO READ: TRUE STORY: "I WAS DIAGNOSED WITH BREAST CANCER WHEN I WAS JUST 26"

 

2. Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair with Pink Ribbon Keychain, $163
Amount to be donated: $20

This iconic night serum is suitable for all skin types, and aids the skin renewal cycle to combat signs of ageing like dryness, uneven skin tone and dull skin.

3. Origins Drink Up Intensive Overnight Mask, $59
Amount to be donated: $10

This sleeping mask contains avocado and apricot kernel oils to deeply hydrate skin while Japanese seaweed repairs skin barrier functions to stave off signs of premature ageing like fine lines caused by dehydrated skin.

4. Bobbi Brown Pink Peony Illuminating Bronzing Powder Set, $84
Amount to be donated: $15

This comes with a pink brush, has a ribbon motif embossed on the compact.

 

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5. Clinique Jumbo Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion+ with Clinique Charm Set, $85
Amount to be donated: $10

A moisturiser for dry to dry/combination skin, this helps strengthen skin’s moisture barrier and improve moisture retention.

6. La Mer Creme de la Mer, $135
Amount to be donated: $27

A moisturiser infused with La Mer’s signature Miracle Broth, a nutrient-rich complex, to help hydrate dry skin to diminish the appearance of fine lines, enlarged pores and dull skin.

Buy Art, Do Good

Make a date with Estee Lauder’s roving art exhibition to mark the 25th anniversary of its involvement in the breast cancer cause. It features a digital mural of exclusive artworks contributed by five local women artists, including popular Instagram fashion illustrators Chan Clayrene (@artclaytion) and Lim Zhi Wei (@lovelimzy). Their works will be auctioned off, with proceeds going to the Breast Cancer Foundation in Singapore. 

 

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Where and when: Orchard Gateway (Sept 29-Oct 2), Chijmes lawn (Oct 5-8), Wisma Atria (Oct 9-15), Chinatown Point (Oct 16-19),Ion Orchard basement 4 (Oct 20-25), and Capitol Piazza (Oct 26-29). 

 

ALSO READ: 9 OTHER THINGS TO BUY AND DO TO SUPPORT BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

 

A version of this story was published in the October 2017 issue of Her World magazine.