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Give Back This October with Products That Support Breast Cancer Awareness

These companies are joining the fight to eradicate breast cancer by supporting research and awareness.

Violets Are Blue

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Christopher Dougherty

Beloved Facial Serum, $40; Beloved Face and Body Lotion, $48; violetsareblueskincare.com

Why we love it: This clean skincare company uses natural ingredients, such as lavender and coconut oil, and is safe for body and environment—no harmful (read, cancer-causing) chem­icals or synthetic ingredients. Plus, 10 percent of proceeds go toward supporting breast cancer patients at the Dubin Breast Center at Mount Sinai hospital in New York City.

Manduka

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Christopher Dougherty

Project:Om eQua All the Flowers Hot Yoga Mat by David Allen, $98, manduka.com

Why we love it: One hundred percent of net sales from the Project:Om collection go to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Additionally, artist David Allen is famous for his beautiful and unique post-mastectomy tattoos.

Daub + Design

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Christopher Dougherty

Rose Aria Tank, $88; Rose Ava Legging, $112; daubanddesign.com

Why we love it: Beautiful design sparks joy in any body. And each Breast Cancer Awareness month, Daub + Design selects a number of its athleisure products to be part of its Breast Cancer Awareness collection—15 percent of proceeds are donated to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.

Sterling Forever Jewelry

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Christopher Dougherty

14K Yellow Gold-Plated Rose Quartz & CZ Halo Y-Necklace; $80, 14K Gold Vermeil Created Opal Oval Gemstone Ring, $130; Circle Stud Hoop Ear-rings, $56; sterlingforever.com

Why we love it: In October, Sterling Forever Jewelry will gift 25 percent of all pink-item earring sales to iGoPink, a nonprofit that focuses on prevention and treatment of breast cancer through education and empowerment.

Athleta

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Empower Daily Bra, $54, athleta.com

Why we love it: Athleta teamed up with two-time breast cancer survivor Kimberly Irvine (formerly Jewett) to create a comfortable, chafe-free post-mastectomy bra with a front zipper and internal pockets for optional prosthetics or pads.

Wolven Threads

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Christopher Dougherty

Heliocentric Reversible 4-Way Top, $68; Heliocentric Legging, $84, wolventhreads.com

Why we love it: Wolven Threads uses recycled plastic water bottles in all of its activewear. Each October, purchase anything pink or from their Breast Cancer collection and $5 will go toward bankrolling Breast Cancer Awareness Month.