Pink October – Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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This week the LivePretty team had the privilege of appearing on WESH 2 NEWS / CW18 to share a few resources for women and their families facing breast cancer. With an estimated 1 in 8 women developing breast cancer in their lifetime, there is now a need more than ever to support those suffering and surviving.

Below are links to the items mentioned on air.

Curediva.com
CureDiva.com is the first and only all-encompassing website for women battling breast cancer. The site offers a personalized shopping experience where women can shop based on their treatment stage as well as countless products safe for breast cancer patients. In addition, they also have a community aspect where patients and survivors can connect to share experiences, tips and support one another.

CureDiva Gift Card
If you feel uncomfortable asking a loved one what they need or if you are a survivor that is reluctant to ask for products for your breast cancer journey, the CureDiva gift card is perfect for you! Ranging from $50-$200, help the breast cancer patient in your life help her keep her style with safe and fashionable treatments during her treatments!

The following items are available on CureDiva.com:

Acquarella Nail Polish
A non-toxic, water based nail polish is an essential for breast cancer patients. With no smell that may leave you sick or no harmful toxins, you can still have a bit of glam and finish off your outfit! For the month of October, CureDiva and Acquarella will be donating $1 from every purchase of the “Limited Editon Brave Acquarella Nail Polish” to BreastCancer.org.

Nurture My Body Organic Sunscreen 32 SPF Fragrance Free
Nurture My Body 100% organic sunscreen is the safe, natural choice for sun protection. Provides 32 SPF broad spectrum protection and proactively repairs your skin. Made with just 8 gentle ingredients, this amazing organic sunscreen is great for adults, children, and babies alike.

UV Skinz Jacket
UV Skinz’ casual, breezy jacket is perfect for wearing over your swimwear or a favorite tee to stay protected from the sun. Made out of our certified UPF 50+ breathable sun fabric, it is quick drying and chlorine and salt water resistant. Relaxed fit. Sleeves have thumb hole at opening to keep sleeves in place during activities and for added protection around the hand when needed

The Billie Headband by Robin Hoods
This billie style is the headband reinvented. With an understated twist at the front and gathered, fabric-covered elastic in the back for optimal fit and comfort, The Billie will work for everyone. The leopard print will add a wild flair to your wardrobe.

We also talked about some local resources:

PinkOutWinterPark.com
If you live in the Orlando area, buy a $10 flamingo in shops on Park Avenue in honor of someone in your life who has suffered from breast cancer to support local breast cancer treatment.  The program is Pink Out Winter Park, and it raises funds for the Winter Park Memorial Hospital Mammography Scholarship Fund to support women who cannot afford a screening mammogram or further diagnostic testing.

Phoenix Healing Spa: Overcome Cancer Workshop
This natural approach to cancer support and treatment workshop is at the Phoenix Healing Spa in Winter Park, Florida, October 18-19, 2014.

Disclosure: Live Pretty received no compensation for this post or the products … we just think Cure Diva is really great and a much-needed resource for women with breast cancer.

Elizabeth Montgomery James

After living in California for several years, Beth and her husband, Rod, relocated to Florida, to live, work, and play. They have two adorable daughters, and Beth is very involved with her children’s schools as a parent volunteer, Daisy troupe, and other community organizations such as the Junior League. Beth enjoys crafts, yoga and fitness, as well as a nice glass of Chardonnay. Beth is a graphic designer who has worked on national and international ad campaigns for top consumer brands, and now brings her talents to a variety of projects in and around Central Florida. In addition for bringing classic elegance to everything she touches, Beth has a natural talent for making everything pretty, from kids’ birthday parties to her garden.

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