15 useful products we love that support breast cancer research

If you're already planning on shopping (or getting a head start on your holiday list) this is a great way to give back.

breast cancer awareness products

Breast cancer is the second most common type of cancer among women so, chances are, you know someone who has been affected by it. Both of my grandmothers had it so I'm always on the lookout for ways to help fund research beyond traditional donations.

The entire month of October is dedicated to raising awareness and encouraging women to do self-checks or schedule their mammograms. After all, early detection is paramount. Which means this month is a time that many companies and organizations work together to raise funds for breast cancer research. If you're already planning on shopping (or getting a head start on your holiday list) this is a great way to give back.

Here are our favorite products that are donating percentages of proceeds directly to research:

JIGGY 'boobs' puzzle

jiggy boobs puzzle

This female-founded puzzle company features trendy designs from incredible female artists. Trust us, you won't be able to resist framing them. One of their most popular puzzles "Boobs" relaunched for this month—20% of proceeds will be donated to Breast Cancer Research Foundation and select other partners.


Primally Pure natural deodorant

primally pure deodorant

Making the switch to natural deodorant was one of the best decisions I've made—and Primally Pure is my favorite (no leftover residue or weird smells). Throughout the month of October, one of Primally Pure's bestselling products will give 50% of proceeds to Lipstick Angels.


NAKEDCASHMERE dip dye sweater

naked cashmere dip dye sweater

A classic pullover that's so soft you could sleep in it. For each item sold from their LOVE Collection, they'll donate $50 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.



Time to stock up your bar cart? Same. This kit comes with two delicious rosé wines and a set of City of Hope engraved wine glasses. Proceeds go towards women's cancer research at City of Hope.


Free Reign's everyday tank

free reign the everyday tank

Don't let the classic look of this tank fool you—it has integrated cups that provide support so you don't have to worry about bra lines, and the hem is designed so it won't ride up. It'll be your go-to tank all year long.


Olay Regenerist Whip

olay regenerist whip bca

Even in a pandemic, skincare is essential. Stay hydrated with this lightweight cream from Olay. With each Regenerist Whip Pink Ribbon Face Moisturizer + Refill, 100% of proceeds benefit Bright Pink, an organization focused on prevention and early detection for breast and ovarian cancer. Bonus: The refill pod eliminates 94% of plastic jar waste.


Kendra Scott Collection

kendra scott breast cancer awareness collection

Hello, treat yourself—or your bestie—gift. With every purchase in their Yellow for Pink collection, 20% benefits the Breast Cancer Research Foundation research grant. Plus, buy one, gift one during October to a woman touched by cancer.


Saucony With Love collection

saucony breast cancer shoe

This month only, these limited-edition sneakers will give back 20% to the Dr. Susan Love Foundation for Breast Cancer Research.


Peloton sink tote

peloton sink tote breast cancer awareness

A tote that carries it all (and it machine-washable!). The Strength Within, a Peloton capsule collection, will donate 20% of the purchase price from each item to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, up to $25,000. Shop from leggings, tank top, sports bra, sneakers and this totally useful bag.


Joie de Viv leather travel jewelry case

joie de Viv jewelry case breast cancer

Keep your most delicate pieces safely stored on your dresser or tossed into your bag for a safe getaway. During October, 10% of all sales are going to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.


Bobbi Brown lip color duo

bobbi brown lip color duo breast cancer awareness

Everyone needs a go-to fall lip and these look fabulous on all skin tones. As part of the Estée Lauder Companies' Breast Cancer Campaign, Bobbi Brown will donate 50% of each purchase to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, up to $110,000.


Hello blush cup

hello blush cup breast cancer foundation

Designed by a nurse and BPA- and silicone-free, this is a game-changer for periods. This limited-edition blush cup will donate 10% to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.


Venus ET Fleur

venus et fleur breast cancer bundle

You've probably seen these long-lasting bouquets on Instagram, and to be honest, they don't disappoint. While they're a little pricier, they really do last for a year or more and look beautiful anywhere. This month, their team will donate 20% of sales from any pink rose or pink suede arrangement to the City of Hope foundation.


Hey Dewy facial humidifier

hey dewy facial humidifier

With cooler weather already here, our skin could use a little extra moisture. This portable USB humidifier takes a spa with you, wherever you go. And they're donating 10% of all sales to Breasties during this month.


Wink brow perfecting quad

wink brow perfecting quad breast cancer awareness

Mama needs good brows, even during a pandemic. Wink Brow Bar is donating 100% of profits from this quad to the Look Good Feel Better Foundation, a free, non-medical, charitable program that improves the quality of life for those undergoing cancer treatment. Pro tip: Make sure to pick your correct brow shade!


We independently select and share the products we love—and may receive a commission if you choose to buy. You've got this.

14 toys that will keep your kids entertained inside *and* outside

They transition seamlessly for indoor play.

With fall in full swing, most parents are fresh out of boxes to check on their "Fun Concierge" hit list. It's also the point of diminishing returns on investing in outside-only toys. So with that in mind, we've rounded up some of our favorite toys that are not only built to last but will easily make the transition from outdoor to indoor play. Even better, they're Montessori-friendly and largely open-ended so your kids can get a ton of use out of them.

From sunny backyard afternoons to rainy mornings stuck inside, these toys are sure to keep little ones engaged and entertained.

Wooden doll stroller

Janod wooden doll stroller

Take their charges on a stroll around the block with this classic doll stroller. With the same versatility they're used to in their own ride, this heirloom quality carriage allows their doll or stuffy to face them or face the world.


Detective set

Plan Toys detective set

This set has everything your little detective needs to solve whatever mystery they might encounter: an eye glasses, walkie-talkie, camera, a red lens, a periscope and a bag. Neighborhood watch? Watch out.


Sand play set

Plan Toys sand set

Whether you're hitting the beach or the backyard sandbox, this adorable wooden sand set is ready for action. Each scoop has an embossed pattern that's perfect for sand stamping. They're also totally suitable for water play in the wild or the bathtub.


Water play set

Plan Toys water play set

Filled with sand or water, this tabletop sized activity set keeps little ones busy, quiet and happy. (A mama's ideal trifecta 😉). It's big enough to satisfy their play needs but not so big it's going to flood your floors if you bring the fun inside on a rainy day.


Mini golf set

Plan Toys mini golf set

Fore! This mini golf set is lawn and living room ready. Set up a backyard competition or incorporate into homeschooling brain breaks that shift focus and build concentration.


Vintage scooter balance bike

Janod retro scooter balance bike

Pedals are so 2010. Balance bikes are the way to go for learning to ride a bike while skipping the training wheels stage altogether. This impossibly cool retro scooter-style is built to cruise the neighborhood or open indoor space as they're learning.


Wooden rocking pegasus

plan toys wooden rocking pegasus

Your little will be ready to take flight on this fun pegasus. It gently rocks back and forth, but doesn't skimp on safety—its winged saddle, footrests and backrest ensure kids won't fall off whether they're rocking inside or outside.


Croquet set

Plan Toys croquet set

The cutest croquet set we've ever seen! With adorable animal face wooden balls and a canvas bag for easy clean up, it's also crafted to stick around awhile. Round after round, it's great for teaching kiddos math and problem-solving skills as well.


Wooden digital camera

fathers factory wooden digital camera

Kids get the chance to assemble the camera on their own then can adventure anywhere to capture the best moments. With two detachable magnetic lenses, four built-in filters and video recorder, your little photographer can tap into their creativity from summertime to the holidays.


Wooden bulldozer toy

plan toys wooden bulldozer toy

Whether they're digging up sand in the backyad or picking up toys inside, kids can get as creative as they want picking up and moving things around. Even better? Its wooden structure means it's not an eye sore to look at wherever your digger drops it.


Pull-along hippo

janod toys pull along hippo toy

There's just something so fun about a classic pull-along toy and we love that they seamlessly transition between indoor and outdoor play. Crafted from solid cherry and beechwood, it's tough enough to endure outdoor spaces your toddler takes it on.


Baby forest fox ride-on

janod toys baby fox ride on

Toddlers will love zooming around on this fox ride-on, and it's a great transition toy into traditional balance bikes. If you take it for a driveway adventure, simply use a damp cloth to wipe down the wheels before bringing back inside.


Balance board

Plan Toys balance board

Balance boards are a fabulous way to get the wiggles out. This one comes with a rope attachment, making it suitable for even the youngest wigglers. From practicing their balance and building core strength to working on skills that translate to skateboarding and snowboarding, it's a year-round physical activity that's easy to bring inside and use between Zoom classes, too!


Meadow ring toss game

Plan Toys meadow ring toss game

Besides offering a fantastic opportunity to hone focus, coordination, determination and taking turns, lawn games are just plain fun. Set them up close together for the littles and spread them out when Mom and Dad get in on the action. With their low profile and rope rings, they're great for indoors as well.


We independently select and share the products we love—and may receive a commission if you choose to buy. You've got this.


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