It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so support the cause by thinking pink next time you have a special occasion to celebrate. Whether you’re shopping for a present for friends or family (hey, it’s never too early to get a jump on the holidays!) or just want to get a little something for yourself, give a gift that gives something back.


Sonia Kashuk Proudly Pink makeup brush set ($14.99): With a powder/blush brush, concealer brush, eye shadow brush, crease brush, and eyeliner brush, this kit makes applying makeup perfectly simple. Donation: Fifteen percent of your purchase price goes to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

ProFlowers pink lily bouquet ($59.99): Delivered with a pamphlet about breast cancer, this stunning bouquet wows with a panoply of pink lilies. Donation: Ten percent of your purchase price goes to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, a charity that funds breast cancer research.

Leatherman Style CS multi-tool in BCA pink ($24): The Swiss Army knife just met its match — and it’s pink! You’ll be ready for anything with this tool combining scissors, tweezers, a file, a knife, a mini screwdriver, and a bottle opener. Donation: Leatherman gives 5% of the purchase price of this product and their pink keychain tool to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, which provides breast health services to women in need, for a minimum $10,000 donation.

Coach pink watch ($258): There’s no time like the present for this feminine take on the classic men’s-style watch. Donation: Twenty percent of the proceeds from your purchase during the month of October go to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

KBL Game Face 62 sunglasses ($240): Offering shatterproof lenses and 100% UV protection, these shades are the ultimate rose-colored glasses. Donation: One hundred percent of the proceeds to to Fashion Targets Breast Cancer, which raises public awareness and funds for the breast cancer cause.

Clinique Pink with a Purpose Plumped Up Pink Chubby Stick with carrying case ($16): Everything’s coming up roses with this exclusive shade of moisturizing lip color balm, which comes in a matching case with a pink-ribbon charm pull. Donation: Three dollars goes to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Harry & David pink pear gift basket ($39.99): Treat yourself or someone special with Royal Riviera pears, strawberry truffles, strawberry yogurt-covered pretzels and chocolate-covered strawberries. Donation: Twenty-five percent of the profits from your purchase go to the Noreen Fraser Foundation, which raises funds for women’s cancer research.

Sephora Purposely Pink Lip Duo ($14): You’ll be tickled pink with these rosy-hued lip glosses. Donation: One hundred percent of the proceeds from your purchase go to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.


Hosting a breast cancer awareness event or ladies’ night? Send a pink ribbon Evite invitation for the occasion.