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What to buy in October to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In October, we wear pink.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Plenty of health and other events will help raise funds to help cure breast cancer and educate New Yorkers on the disease itself.

Prep for BCA month and support a good cause by going shopping!

Here are some products we recommend.

Kusmi Rose Green Tea

Green tea is going pink! From October through
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Green tea is going pink! From October through May 2016, 20 percent of all proceeds from Kusmi's Rose Green Tea will be donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. The popular blend of Sencha and rose petals offers a subtle sweetness along with the healthy benefits of green tea. Available loose in a metal tin or in individuals tea bags at the Plaza Food Hall, Bloomingdales and KusmiTea.com, $17.50.

ONEHOPE California Chardonnay Glitter

Cheers! Half of all proceeds from this pink
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Cheers! Half of all proceeds from this pink bottle of white wine are donated to Gateway for Cancer Research. Autumnal aromas like baked apple, cloves and vanilla are found in this rich chardonnay, which pairs nicely with pumpkin anything. $59 at onehopewine.com.

DVF Hanovar Love is Life Scarf

Support Breast Cancer Awareness with a cute --
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Support Breast Cancer Awareness with a cute -- and very pink -- designer accessory. One hundred percent of the proceeds of this Diane von Furstenburg scarf will benefit the Bright Pink organization, which has a mission of "saving women's lives from breast and ovarian cancer by empowering them to live proactively at a young age." $98 at DVF (847 Washington St., 135 Wooster St., 250 Vesey St.)

Bobbi Brown Peony Set

Add a pop of color to your chilly
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Add a pop of color to your chilly October cheeks with Bobbi Brown's signature silky powder blush in bright peony! The limited edition set also includes a pink mini face blender brush. $12 of every sale is donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. $50 at BobbiBrown.com

BCBGMAXAZRIA x S'well

A limited edition BCBGMAXAZRIA x S?well bottle will
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A limited edition BCBGMAXAZRIA x S?well bottle will donate 20% of proceeds to the CFDA?s Fashion Targets Breast Cancer, which raises public awareness and funds. The BPA-free 17oz bottle keeps drinks cold for 24 hours or hot for 12 and is vacuum-sealed. $42 at joyus.com

Donald Robertson Charitee

Fashion illustrator Donald Robertson teamed up with Bloomingdale's
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Fashion illustrator Donald Robertson teamed up with Bloomingdale's to create this ?fashionable nod to breast cancer awareness.? The design is printed on an Alternative Apparel T-shirts and $18 from each sale will benefit the Breast Cancer Research Fund. $28 at Bloomingdale's.

Estee Lauder 24-Kt. Gold-Plate Alligator Compact

Treat yourself to a special cosmetic piece for
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Treat yourself to a special cosmetic piece for an elegant start to October. Through June 2016, 20 percent of proceeds of this gold-plated refillable compact will be donated to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Expect compliments as you touch-up in this luxe portable mirror. $200 at EsteeLauder.com

Supersmile Pink Diamond Toothbrush

Don't forget to replace your toothbrush this month.
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Don't forget to replace your toothbrush this month. In October, Supersmile will donate 80 percent of proceeds of their Crystal Collection Toothbrush Pink Diamond to SHARE Breast Cancer Charity. Smile for contributing to a good cause! $15 at Supersmile.com.

Of Mercer Sutton Dress

Fifty percent of net proceeds from this popular
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Fifty percent of net proceeds from this popular wrap dress, now in a bright fuchsia, will be donated to Breast Cancer Awareness research. The ultrasoft bamboo jersey dress is made in New York and designed to wrap above the bust, rather than below. $185 at ofmercer.com

Alexis Mera Floral Print Loungeware

From tanks to tees to yoga pants, Alexis
Photo Credit: Alexis Mera

From tanks to tees to yoga pants, Alexis Mera will donate 20 percent of proceeds from all floral printed items to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation in October. $60 - $109 at alexismera.com

BCA Birchbox

Birchbox partnered with The Estée Lauder Companies to
Photo Credit: Birchbox

Birchbox partnered with The Estée Lauder Companies to curate a special beauty sample box to help support breast cancer awareness. Birchbox has already funded one year of breast cancer research by donating $104,000 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. The special box will include products from Estée Lauder, Clinique, Smashbox, Darphin, Prescriptives and Origins.

Ralph Lauren Pink Pony

Crew neck sweatshirts, polo shirts, printed activewear and
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Crew neck sweatshirts, polo shirts, printed activewear and even a tie with Ralph Lauren's special pink pony logo will benefit the Pink Pony Fund of The Polo Ralph Lauren Foundation. At least 25 percent of proceeds will be donated to an international network of charities devoted to cancer awareness, education and research. $98.5 for sweatshirt at RalphLauren.com

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