Do your bit for ovarian cancer research

Do your bit for ovarian cancer research

Did you know that February is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month? The whole month is dedicated to raising awareness for ovarian cancer and to recognise women – as well as their families and friends – affected by ovarian cancer.

So how can you get involved? Well, it’s very simple actually. All you need are your nails and a fabulous shade of teal polish.

See, teal is the official colour of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, and the good folks at Chemmart have decided to release a limited edition teal nail polish pack called Colour for a Cause that you can purchase* for $6.99 during the month of February. All proceeds will go to Ovarian Cancer Australia to help with raising awareness for the cause, as well as helping to support it and fund research programs.

Selected Chemmart pharmacies will also be offering in-store manicures to get your digits looking all kinds of fabulous. All they ask for in return is a gold coin (which will be passed on directly to the OCA.)

And just in case you need a bit more teal-spiration, here are a few of our favourites:

essie Polish in go overboard
Rimmel London Salon Pro with Lycra by Kate in Britpop
CND VINYLUX in Daring Escape
SinfulColors Nail Polish in Savage
Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure in Jungle Gem
ORLY Nail Lacquer in Teal Unreal, $18.95, 1300 769 355
OPI Nail Lacquer in Suzi Says Feng Shui
Revlon Classic Nail Enamel in Eclectic
L’Oreal Paris Colour Riche Le Vernis in Blue Reef
piCture pOlish in Ariel’s Tale
Rokk96 Nail Polish in Mermaid
Polished London Nail Polish in Buckingham Blue

Oh, and don’t forget to diarise February 26. It’s Teal Ribbon Day, so you’ll want to make sure you co-ordinate your nails accordingly.

Going to get into the teal spirit? Take some snaps and upload to social media and use the tags #colourforacause and tag @ovariancancerOZ.

* the Colour for a Cause teal nail polish pack will be available from February 6 2014.

Will you be wearing teal nail polish in support of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month? Which is your favourite teal nail polish?

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