This month we are taking part in increasing the awareness of breast cancer, together with people around the world, and we made a collection of gadgets and accessories that can help you take part. Some of the devices presented below just look great and come in pink, while a percentage of the sale of others go to foundations that help researching breast cancer treatments and prevention methods.
i.relax ZEN Aroma Diffuser by Oregon Scientific takes care of your senses using aromatherapy and color light therapy. Surrounded by natural wood, the 6 colors of soft glowing light relax you, while the device also produces nice sounds and scents meant to calm your spirit to help you sleep easier. You can connect ZEN to your music player to listen to your favorite music and, thanks to the ultrasonic technology, the device doesn’t use flames or heat sources. It also comes with a remote control and features sleep timer function, as well as low water level indicator. You can find it at Oregon Scientific, at a price of £99.99.
Heart Rate Monitor
A portable gadget like the Gaiam Strap-Free Touch Trainer from Oregon Scientific helps women track and maximize workout, while staying fashionable. It features an intuitive user interface based on a slim form factor and directional touch screen. The ECG technology eliminates the use of a chest belt, making the experience of using a heart rate monitor more comfortable. If you’re wondering how you’ll check your heart rate, it’s simple. All you have to do is place one or two fingers on the lens’ sensor and see the results within seconds.
Additional features include the soft silicon strap, burned calories calculator, alert function for high or low heart rate levels, stopwatch, clock, calendar, alarm, and EL backlight so you can check readings even in low light conditions. You can get the pink heart rate monitor and personal trainer from Amazon for $64.30.
Electronic Eyelash Curler
You probably need to have long eyelashes for this device to work, but I’m curious to know how it handles short eyelashes like mine too. The new Heated Eyelash Curler from Panasonic comes in pink with silver accents, in a small form factor that allows you to carry it inside a purse and use it anywhere. It powers from one AA battery to gently heat and rotate the built-in heated comb to curl your lashes. Launched by Panasonic earlier this year at a suggested retail price of $39.99, the lifestyle gadget is included in the company’s new Compact Beauty Series which includes a Precision Body Shaver, a Heated Eyelash Curler, a Precision Facial Hair Trimmer, and a Compact Toothbrush. Find it at Amazon, at a price of $41.34.
Cordless Screwdriver Kit
To be part of the fight against breast cancer, Skil launched the Tools for the Cure campaign to donate 10% of every iXO Pink cordless screwdriver to Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation. The cordless screwdriver is small, lightweight and compact. It’s a tool that shouldn’t miss from your home because it helps to quickly fix things for 18 months until a new recharge. Skil iXO Pink comes in a kit together with a right angle attachment, a 5-piece bit set, charger, and a pink/black carrying bag. You can find it at Amazon at $39.98.
Rechargeable LED Flashlight
One of the best brands of flashlights for general use is Streamlight and one of their latest products is the Pink Strion LED flashlight designed to be durable, lightweight, powerful, yet feminine. It features one-handed operation, four intensity modes, push-button tail switch, rechargeable Li-Ion battery, water-resistance, and shock-resistance. Pink Strion LED produces strobe, low, medium, and high light output up to 10,000 candela and 160 lumens, providing from 2 hours to 7.4 hours of continuous operation from a full battery charge. The flashlight measures 5.9 x 0.5 x 0.5 inch at 5.8 ounces. Every sale of these pink flashlights generates $5 for The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. You can find these at Amazon at $105.
Portable Electronic Toothbrush
Among the new pink gadgets included in Panasonic’s new Compact Beauty Series is this Compact Toothbrush powered by battery to enable 16,000 brush strokes per minute and clean your teeth anywhere. Features include triple-edges brush, flats bristles, extra-fine bristles, quiet operation and water-resistance. Until its availability later this month, you can purchase the full pink version of thetoothbrush at Amazon for $35.
Based on their Gold Classic styler featuring advanced ceramic heater technology, sleep mode, universal voltage, rounded barrel, and 2.7 m swivel cord, ghd launched the limited edition Pink Cherry Blossom hair straightener. The hair styler with shimmering pink plates and accents comes with a matching heat-resistance storage bag featuring pink embroidery. £10 of every sale goes to Breakthrough Breast Cancer. The limited edition heart straightener is available for purchase also at Amazon for $171.
Cell Phone Case With Built-in Pepper Spray
When you feel someone is following you in the night, you can get your iPhone out and hold it in your hand, ready to spray. The stalker won’t have a clue that your cell phone has a pepper spray attached. This smart design comes from Sabre and the product is called the SmartGuard Pink iPhone Case with built in SABRE Red Pepper Spray.
The iPhone case is available in versions compatible with iPhone 3 and 4 and maybe they will soon release a model compatible with iPhone 5.
The pepper spray disguised as a cell phone case comes in pink for the breast cancer awareness month and is available at Amazon for $30.
Stylish LED Watch
Mirza Agency announced the 1:Face Watch in several colors, including pink to symbolize breast cancer awareness. Main characteristics of this fashionable gadget include a sleek design, silicone band, reflective mirror screen, and LED time display. Specs include 4 parallel buttons, stainless steel backplate and buttons, tempered mirror face, water-resistance and 2 years battery life. The model has raised enough funds on indiegogo and will be available in stores soon, probably for $40.
2.0t Special Edition Breast Cancer Bike from Energie Cycles is a great vehicle for those of you who enjoy spending most of the free time in the nature. It features dynamic aluminum 6061 alloy box frame, double-wall aluminum alloy 20-inch wheels, performance road tires, adjustable aluminum alloy suspension front fork, front disc brake, rear internal brake, performance brake handles, 250W Bafang front wheel brushless electric motor with thumb throttle, 3-speed automatic Shimano gear system with shift lever, pedal/electric support power, large digital LCD display, custom power support settings, 36V 16 Ahr battery pack with advanced BMS and LG cells, anti-theft alarm with remote, LED lighting, and smart battery charger, all at 52 lbs.
Each e-bike sold generates up to $250 for cancer research.
Intimate Lifestyle Gadget
LELO, the designers of intimate lifestyle products and full body massagers, launched the Lily personal massager in Pink for the breast cancer awareness month. They will donate 50% of proceeds to charity.
The device has an elegant fluid design and is fully rechargeable. You can purchase one for $83.99 from Amazon.
For those who love music boxes, I recommend the Kisses For A Cure Pink Ribbon Music Box by Hershey’s, available for $49.99 at Amazon, and part of the sales will go to support the fight against breast cancer.
This beautiful pink music box is handcrafted in Heirloom Porcelain and features hand-applied pink metallic wrapper, silver hinge with pink ribbon clasp decorated with sparkling jewels, satin ribbon with the message „Kisses for a Cure”, and the song “You’re the Inspiration”.
Pink Designer Lamp
Suitable Lamps supports the fight against breast cancer by introducing several lamps with pink accents, including the elegant 64H Blooming Rose Floor Lamp inspiring the Tiffany Floral Art Glass. The lamp is handcrafted using old techniques and is 64 inches tall, having 3 MED bulbs of 60W. Find it at Suitable Lamps at $432. The lamp is also available at Amazon.
Medical Grade Pedometer
StepMate is a new pedometer launched by Prestige Medical and dedicated to the fight against breast cancer. It is prepared for release this month to help you count distance, steps and burned calories. It also features a 12/24-hour clock and clips to your belt or waistband. The box construction keeps it protected and when you want to check the readings you only need to open it.
The MSRP price is of $19.95 and a portion of it will be donated to the American Cancer Society.
Fashionable Coffee Maker
Wouldn’t this coffee machine look good in your kitchen? I think it would add more freshness to the room in addition to preparing 12 cups of coffee for you and your guests.
The BELLA Dots 12-Cup Coffee Maker was launched in several eye-catching colors earlier this year and the pink model makes me think of femininity, style and the breast cancer awareness month.
This coffee maker has a durable construction and brews coffee at the touch of a button. It features removable brew basket, rubber feet, measuring scoop, non-stick heating plate, 900W power, metallic finish, permanent filter, power indicator light, automatic shut off, hidden cord storage, and can keep the coffee warm for two hours. You can purchase it from Target for $34.99.
Professional Sewing Machine
Coming from the developers of the first computerized machine for home use, Janome DC4030PR is a limited edition model dedicated to breast cancer awareness, designed to support your delicate decorative work, as well as heavy-duty sewing applications. The machine is easy to use and it’s main features include 30 stitches, 6 one-step button holes, one-hand needle threader, plus stitch length and width adjustments.
Janome DC4030 Pink Ribbon is a computerized machine with all the functions you need to get your job done. It is available for purchase at Amazon for $549.
Secure your purse with the purse hook introduced earlier this year by Purse Tails, and a percentage of the money you spend on it will go to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation in U.S. or the Breast Cancer Campaign in UK. Clipa for a Cure allows you to hang your purse or bag on a table without being necessary to detach it, this for about $18 at Amazon.
Cars for the Cure
The Mercedes-Benz authorized dealer in Atlanta-North, RBM, announced that during this month 100% of all proceeds from pink-themed Mercedes-Benz and Smart cars will be donated to Susan G. Komen for the Cure. They will also give away one car to a lucky donor, who can be you. Read more about this initiative on the official website of Cars for the Cure.
You can also check our selection of breast cancer awareness gadgets for last year.
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