Breast cancer awareness month is a worldwide annual campaign involving thousands of organisations, to highlight the importance of breast awareness, education and research during the month of October.
So we have created tips on how to show your support and get involved.
1. Have Personal breast exam
It is important to regularly check your own breasts for any lumps bumps or abnormalities we have created a how to guide for patients who have breast implants but the examination process is equally as important with or without implants. Find out how to examine augmented breasts
The #wearitpink campaign – thousands of people join forces at home, work or even school wearing pink and donating to help fight against breast cancer. You could dye your hair, have a pink cake sale, wear pink onesies to work the options are endless and fun. Get your fundraising starter pack here
3. Buy Pink (Products)!
There are so many amazing products available that are supporting breast cancer awareness month all making huge donations with the proceeds. Our favourites have to be;
The Bobbie Brown Peony set
It’s a pink peony blush with a ribbon embossing and a mini face blender brush. Buy now
With celebrity fans such as GiGi Hadid, Justin Bieber and Kendall Jenner this beautiful limited edition breast cancer bracelet will be on the writs of many this October. Buy Now
CLINIQUE Great Skin
Great Cause Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion+ with Clinique Charm Set. Clinique show amazing support every year with a limited addition bottle. Buy now
GHD Vintage Pink Platinum hair straighteners
Who doesn’t love GHD hairstyling products? Buy now
4. Donate Your Bras to MYA
At MYA we’re donating all your unused bras to Against Breast Cancer to help improve the lives of women in Africa, as well as assisting the funding of breast cancer research in the UK. We have bra bins at each of our clinic locations just drop off your unwanted or unused bras. We hope to double what has already been donated in the coming month. https://www.mya.co.uk/mya_space/mya-work-breast-cancer/
5. Make a donation
You can easily make a donation online as little as £2 will help to the fight against cancer. You can make monthly or one of donations at http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/