Here are a few simple ways you can support Breast Cancer Awareness month

The month of October is known for many things, including the beginning of fall and booze-filled Halloween activities. Perhaps the most important part of this month, though, is Breast Cancer Awareness.

One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their in their lifetime. Those who have been personally affected or had someone close to them affected, know just how scary it can be. Here are just a few ways you can show your support for breast cancer fighters this month.

1. Spread the word.

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Get informed about the possible signs and symptoms that can help with early diagnosis. Don’t forget to practice regular self exams and remind your gal pals.

2. Take your makeup off.

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Clinique

Clinique’s ‘Take The Day Off’ challenge donates $10 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation for every participant.

3. Sport one of these kick-ass ‘Fuck Cancer’ tees that benefit BCA.

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A portion of proceeds from the sale of this shirt will benefit Oklahoma Chivette Natalie Cockran and her family, as she recovers. Check out her inspiring story.

Get yours HERE

4. Participate in a fundraising walk or run.

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Find a breast cancer walk in your area and join with friends!

5. Snack at Panera.

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Every October, Panera serves its Cherry Vanilla bagel in the shape of a ribbon to honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month. A percentage of sales from each Pink Ribbon Bagel is donated to various BCA charities across the U.S.

6. Do a little shopping at LOFT.

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Snag a LOFT Cares card and through October 31, 2017 at LOFT, LOFT Outlet Stores, Ann Taylor, Ann Taylor Factory Stores, 90% of the card’s purchase price will be donated to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation®.

7.  Make a donation.

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nationalbreastcancer.org

Help provide a mammogram for women in need with any level of donation.

8. Snag one of these charm bangles.

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ALEX AND ANI

Order your very own bangle and ALEX AND ANI will donate 20% of the purchase price* from each Spiral Sun Charm sold, with a minimum donation of $25,000 between January 2017 and December 2017, to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF).

9. Update your makeup collection.

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Estée Lauder is giving all proceeds from its Pink Ribbon Knockout Eyes Collection, which features essentials such as this Pure Color Envy palette, to the BCRF.

10. Become an Advocate For Hope.

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Help spread awareness by becoming an advocate through the National Breast Cancer website.

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