Great Products To Show Your Support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

There are so many great products out for 2013 Breast Cancer Awareness Month!  I have compiled a small list of products that are fab in their own right, but coupled with this worthy cause, are better — and pinker — this month!

You can’t go wrong with any of these:

Marc Jacobs Daisy Hot Pink Edition
Marc Jacobs Daisy Hot Pink Edition

Marc Jacobs Daisy Hot Pink Edition ($79, 1.7 FL OZ) — $3 from each sale up to $50,000 will be donated to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.

The notes of this pretty fragrance are:

Strawberry, Violet Leaves, Ruby Red Grapefruit, Gardenia, Violet Petals, Jasmine Petals, Musk, Vanilla, White Woods.

Available now at retailers nationwide.

ck one shine lipstick breast cancer awareness limited edition
ck one shine lipstick breast cancer awareness limited edition

ck one shine lipstick breast cancer awareness limited edition ($16 USD) — This moisturizing lipstick is a fun, bright pink.  $1 from each sale will be donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation

Available at Ulta stores and

Sensai’s Total Lip Treatment
Sensai’s Total Lip Treatment

Sensai’s Total Lip Treatment ($68) helps promote collagen synthesis around the lip area. The luxurious balm works to repair rough, chapped lips while minimizing the appearance of fine lines. Lips are left feeling smooth and moisturized.

This October, Sensai by Kanebo will donate 15% of their Total Lip Treatment sales to The American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer®.

Available at Bergdorf Goodman.


Mally Best Days Kit
Mally Your Brightest Days Are Ahead Kit

As a mother, daughter, and woman, Mally Roncal, Celebrity Makeup Artist and President / Founder of Mally Beauty has been personally touched by breast cancer. To stand with other women who hold this cause close to their hearts, Mally is offering an uplifting seven piece collection, the Brightest Days Are Ahead Kit.

With each purchase, a donation will be made to the Fashion Footwear Charitable Foundation’s breast cancer fundraising efforts (FFCF). FFCF leads the industry’s fundraising efforts for innovative breast cancer research and provides grants to the nation’s most distinguished breast cancer research hospitals and foundations.

Housed in a beautiful tote that reads “your best days are ahead” the Brightest Days Are Ahead Kit holds:

§  NEW Perfect Skin Illuminating Refiner with a brush and sponge

§  Perfect Prep Under Eye Brightener in Lighter

§  NEW Luxury Lipstick in Pilar Pink

§  Evercolor Shadow Stick in Empowering Lilac

§  Evercolor Starlight Eyeliner in Fearless Brown

§  Mally Inspirational Bag: To remind you, wherever you are, that “Your Best Days are Ahead”

The Mally Beauty Brightest Days Ahead Limited-Edition Kit retails for $59.98 (MSRP: $140.00) during the month of October.

Breast Cancer Awareness Wet Brush
Breast Cancer Awareness Wet Brush

Breast Cancer Awareness Wet Brush ($14 USD) To commemorate their commitment to the fight against Breast Cancer, JDB proudly introduces the limited edition version of their best-selling detangler, The 2013 Breast Cancer Awareness Wet Brush.

This brush not only combats tangles, but also helps support the battle against Breast Cancer. Take comfort in knowing that every purchase goes towards supporting lifesaving research, providing valuable services to breast cancer sufferers, and creating awareness around this surmountable obstacle.

Dedicated to supporting charities, JDB’s unwavering commitment to various Breast Cancer Awareness programs shows the company’s continued pledge to help bring hope into the lives of so many people.

25% of JDB’s total profits will go towards Breast Cancer research.



Julep BCA Judith
Julep BCA Judith

This October Julep will release “Edith” ($14 USD) created in honor of the Edith Sanford Breast Cancer Foundation. The nail color is a pretty cherry blossom pink crème with holographic glitter.

Available at

Enjoy the month and giving for a great cause!


Hair Products Perfect For Summer Styles

Beachy hair is simple to achieve with a few great products!  Have you tried a sea salt spray for waves?  Or a healthy soy based hair spray?  How about a brush that you can use when your hair is wet?  all of these items below can help achieve the perfect summer ‘do for you!

While we can’t always skip town and venture to the beach, we can achieve sought after tousled beach hair, thanks to Ouidad’s Wave Create Collection.  With the launch of Ouidad’s Wave Create Sea Spray and Texture Taffy, achieving touchable, gorgeous waves is at your fingertips.  Ideal for any hair type – including straight hair, this collection brings to life coveted “day at the beach” waves.

Ouidad Wave Create Sea Spray
Ouidad Wave Create Sea Spray

Ouidad Wave Create Sea Spray ($23 USD) — Wave Create Sea Spray gives hair that windswept, sexy and flirtatious look you love after a day at the beach. Our exclusive wave-making complex of natural seawater and mineral-rich sea salt crystals create tousled texture while plant-derived humectants lock in waves. Vitamin-rich seaweed and algae extracts nourish the hair so it’s super hydrated – never crunchy or stiff.

  • Ideal for straight hair that has slight texture, as well as curly hair
  • An exclusive wave making complex of natural seawater and mineral rich sea salt crystals creates a tousled texture
  • Algae extracts condition and help maintain elasticity; rich in B12 amino acids that deeply nourish
  • Giant kelp seaweed extract includes a high content of vitamins and minerals to nourish curls; adds superior shine
  • Panthenol and Vitamin B5 act as a penetrating moisturizer

What I think:  This is great for subtle waves — even in straight hair!.  I love to spray it on my damp hair and scrunch it up.  When it dries, I have cute waves!  A little hair oil tames the frizzies and I’m ready to go!

Ouidad Wave Create Testure Taffy
Ouidad Wave Create Testure Taffy

Ouidad Wave Create Texture Taffy ($23 USD) — Wave Create Texture Taffy is a stretchy styling cream that creates playful, tousled texture for a look that’s undone and sexy. Our taffy-like formula with a Marine Complex – high in vitamins and minerals – allows you to grip and mold hair while keeping it nourished and soft.  This flexible, gummy styler creates long-lasting waves that dry to a matte finish without a trace of sticky residue. Whether you want summer-inspired waves or a playful, unkempt style your newly found texture will be a look that’s natural, healthy and irresistible

  • Ideal for wavy, even straight hair, that desires a sexy, tousled look
  • Marine Complex, high in vitamins and minerals, condition and add softness and shine
  • Giant kelp seaweed extract includes a high content of vitamins and minerals to nourish curls and add shine
  • Algae Extract acts as a moisturizer that leaves hair supple and shiny
  • Milk Thistle extract acts as a botanical extract rich in antioxidants to moisturize

What I think:  To really go wave crazy, I add this to my hair after the Sea Spray. I add just a little and scrunch it into my hair.  It really gives me a cool, beachy wave!

The Ouidad Wave Create™ Collection is available at

UNITE Beach Day
UNITE Beach Day

UNITE Beach Day ($24.95 USD) — Wanting those beachy, full locks without trying too hard? Beach Day will give you that feeling in minutes. Full, tousled and very sexy. A hybrid of styling and finishing in one… it’s effortless!

Mist 6 to 8 inches away into damp or dry hair. Scrunch with
hands. Air-dry or diffuse. Spray on roots for an added lift.

-Enhances waves
-Creates ‘lived-in’ texture
-Thickens hair
-Creates Volume
-Used in damp or dry hair
-A hybrid of Styling and Finishing in one

What I think:  This spray gives a sexy, tousled wave.  Something I like to do is apply it to my hair and braid it, then when it is almost dry, I take it out of the braid and scrunch it up.  Great waves abound!

Available at

Sexy Hair Healthy Soy Touchable Weightless Hairspray
Sexy Hair Healthy Soy Touchable Weightless Hairspray

Healthy Hair Soy Touchable Weightless Hairspray ($17.95 USD) — Healthy Hair Soy Touchable Weightless Hairspray is a feather light hairspray that is made with anti-frizz technology. It helps to supply moisture and hydration to nourish and repair hair while offering UV and heat protection.

What I think:  This is a light hair spray that creates moveable styles.  I love to spray it to set my hairstyle before I go out.  It smells and feels great!

Purchase at salons and beauty supply stores (like Ulta) near you!


The Wet Brush
The Wet Brush

The Wet Brush™ ($11 USD) — The magic of the Wet Brush™ is in the specially formulated IntelliFlex™ bristles. IntelliFlex™ bristles are thin, strong and very flexible. They have intelligent flexibility – flexible on one stroke and firm on the next.  The adaptive flexibility of IntelliFlex™ eliminates all tugging, tearing, pulling and ripping.  No split ends, no hair loss.  It provides healthy brushing and detangling, creating the perfect transition from wash to style!

The Wet Brush™ Squirts are mini versions of The Wet Brush™, and are great for travelling and when you’re on-the-go!

Colors include: Classic Black, Classic Pink, Classic Yellow, Classic Purple and Classic Blue.

What I think:  This little brush is perfect to take anywhere.  It glides through my wet hair without pulling and breaking the strands. It’s really great for the summer.