Keeping Abreast

Lovely ways to show your support during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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    Breast health is essential to a woman's well-being.

    LOFTY GOALS: Lisa Salzer joined forces with Ann Taylor Loft to create the lovely Breast Cancer Ribbon Bracelet by Lisa for Loft ($24.50). With each purchase, $5 goes to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Not to mention that you get an exclusive, stunning accessory for next to nothing!

    ROCKS THAT ROCK: Jewelry for Hope provides wigs, radiation lotions and other thoughtful things to breast cancer patients in the San Diego area. You can support them by purchasing one of their naturally elegant necklaces, earrings or bracelets, including the au currant African Jade Pendant ($215), or the gorgeous strands of silver rice pearls ($60).

    COULD YOU GUESS?: Guess Watches has created a girly-yet-functional Sparkling Pink Breast Cancer Awareness watch ($105). The face features a small pink ribbon, and 10% of all sales go to Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Find it at Macy's.

    THE LITTLE THINGS: When you purchase any specially marked Dial or Renuzit soap, bodywash or air freshener, proceeds will go to the Breast Cancer Network of Strength to provide emotional support for those affected by cancer. They start around $1.29 each and can be found at places like Target and Wal-Mart.

    PLAY MISTY: The Ojon Revitalizing Mist ($26) at Sephora revitalizes hair and supports a good cause all at once. Right now, 20% of the sales will go to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation to help find a cure.

    YOUNG AND RESTLESS: For more active shoppers, swing by Lucy in La Jolla to pick up one of their pink Flip Straw Water Bottles ($25) and support the Young Survival Coalition, which helps women under age 40 who are battling the condition.

    HAPPY CAMPERS: On October 14, REI is offering a free clinic for San Diego Breast Cancer 3-Day participants called, "Embrace the Camp: Camping Essentials 101" to give tips for an easy, fun camping experience. Walkers who bring proof of registration for the 3-day will also get 15% off a single full-priced item.

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