The only thing we love more than the brands that make us look good are the brands that let us do good too.
Here are 10 beauty brands that are giving back to amazing causes, so you can invest in the world while investing in yourself.
10 Socially Conscious Beauty Brands Making a Real Difference
Whether you’re a lipstick junkie or a skincare pro, you’ll love these supporting these 10 beauty brands and their affiliated causes.
If you haven’t heard of Beautiful Rights, they’re an amazing makeup brand whose mission is to challenge the norm and advocate for equality. They donate 20 percent of the sales they make from each product to eight different organizations. The best part? You can choose which one you want to support when you go to check out.
This natural skincare line sells an amazing Calming Cleanser for Redness and Calming Moisturizer for Redness. When you purchase either product, 20 percent of the proceeds support Move To End DV, a nonprofit that supporting victims and survivors of domestic violence.
Coconut oil has made it past the trending fad phase into a classic miracle worker. It removes makeup, moisturizes skin, whitens teeth, and makes for a great hair mask. If you want to invest in this precious cure-all commodity while doing good, buy a tube of organic coconut oil from Conscious Coconut. With each purchase, the brand donates a meal to a child through their partnership with Feeding America Food Banks.
Not only does this little tube of organic coconut oil do it all (like removes makeup, whitens teeth and adds shine to hair), but the brand also donates meal to a child is through a partnership with Feeding America Food Banks with each purchase. So far, they’ve been able to feed 35,000 kids through consumer purchases.
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If you long for plump and hydrated skin and you want to make a difference, Hydro Heroes is the perfect product set for you. For every purchase of the Hydroppeptide eye cream and moisturizer set, the brand with donate $3 to Charity Water. This non-profit helps to deliver clean and safe drinking water to people in developing countries. According to their website, unsafe water kills more people a year than all forms of violence (including war). And 663 million people around the world don’t have access to this basic life necessity.
Sephora’s two-year-old program Sephora Stands supports their programs geared towards empowering women. When you buy a tube of their ‘Fearless’ rouge cream lipstick for $12.50, they’ll donate $10 to support these female empowerment classes.
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You’ll be hard pressed to find a makeup addict who doesn’t own at least one M.A.C. lipstick. They launched Viva Gam in 1994, a longwearing red shade where every cent of the purchase goes towards the M.A.C. Aids Fund. The tradition (and lipstick) has been so successful that the brand now offers Viva Glam in five different shades.
The next time you get lost in the magically-scented land that is a Lush store, make sure you put their Charity Pot body lotion on your list of must-haves. The cream features a subtle floral scent, and 100% of the price goes to small grassroots organizations supporting environment conversation, animal welfare, and human rights.
Tarte has joined forces with the iconic non-profit (RED) to fight AIDS. The brand is donating 10 percent of the proceeds from two of their top-selling palettes on Amazon.com/RED. The limited edition version of Tartiest Pro Glow features an array of highlight and contour options. Or choose their Tarte PRO palette, which includes sixteen longwearing matte shades and four iridescent colors packed with microshimmer.
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Brandless is a relative new online store that’s quickly become a millennial favorite. First of all, everything on the site costs $3, and their products range from beauty must-haves to household essentials.
When you make a purchase through their website, they’ll donate a meal to Feeding America through their Give Back program.
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The popular cosmetic brand Urban Decay has launched a limited-edition version of their popular Vice color. The soft mauve-neutral shade is called Outspoken, and for good reason: all the funds go to supporting women’s empowerment causes. That makes the newest color one out of a collection of 135 versions of Vice.
When you purchase Outspoken, 100 percent of the proceeds go to causes that empower women through Urban Decay’s fund, “The Ultraviolet Edge.” Organizations they support include Women’s Global Empowerment Fund, Kakenya’s Dream, Equality Now, Laura’s House, Circular Board, and Crisis.
The brand pledges to raise over $2 million for The Ultraviolet Edge by the end of the 2018.
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