The Beauty Brands That Deserve Your Coins, Because They Give Back





Kaitlyn Frey Sep, 20, 2017

This article originally appeared on People

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Founder Audrey Gruss created this fresh scent in the form of eau de parfum, hand cream and a candle, which will donate 100% of its proceeds to the Hope for Depression Research Foundation. Buy It! Hope Fragrance Purse Spray, $45;,  Hope Fragrance Eau de Parfum, $115;,  Hope Fragrance Hand Creme, $30; and  Hope Fragrance Scented Candle, $40;

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With each purchase of this skincare brand's eye cream and moisturizer set, HydroPeptide donates $3 to charity: water, non-profit organization bringing clean and safe drinking water to people in developing countries. Buy It! HydroPeptide Hydrating Heroes, $100;

3 of 13 Sephora

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.  Buy It! Conscious Coconut Organic Coconut Oil, $16.95;

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Sephora's latest lipstick launch is unlike any the brand's done before. For every purchase of the new creamy crimson shade called 'Fearless,' Sephora donates $10 to Sephora Stands -- two-year-old program dedicated to created female empowerment-based classes.  Buy It! Sephora Collection Sephora Stands FEARLESS Rouge Cream Lipstick, $12.50;

5 of 13 Mayfair Soap Foundry

The online retailer Brandless launched in July and targets millennials with its no-fuss packaging and low prices (everything on the site costs only $3! We're serious!). But even better, the company works to make a difference in the world, too. No matter how much or little you buy each time you shop Brandless' site, one meal is donated to Feeding America through its Give Back program. Buy It! Brandless Daily Facial Moisturizer, $3;, Brandless Gel Hand Soap, $3; and Brandless Hand Cream, $3;

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As a part of the brand's Bee Lovely campaign, Neal's Yard donates over $11,000 each year through products bought in its Bee Lovely collection to Save The Bees, which works to offset the honeybee dissapation in Britain.  Buy It! Neal's Yard Bee Lovely Collection, $32.51;  

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Every time you buy one of Mayfair's luxurious body products (like scrubs and bubble bath), a portion of the purchase price gets donated with the Starlight Children's Foundation, which provides programs to hospitalized children and their families.  Buy It! Mayfair Soap Foundry Sea Lily Jasmine Sugar Scrub, $8.99;

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Karité's natural, antioxidant-rich hand cream is sourced from ingredients directly from Ghana and supports the livelihood of rural African women and their communities. Plus, it's made with three made ingredients -- shea butter, coconut oil and palm oil -- making it perfect for every skin type.  Buy It! Karité Hand Cream, $36;

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Not only will this pretty pink mist give you sexy, tousled beach hair, but your purchase of this product helps support The Pink Flamingos Project, which protects the endangered species in the Galapagos Islands.  Buy It! Rahua Enchanted Island Salt Spray, $32;

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Tatcha's founder Victoria Tsai believes beauty begins in the heart and mind. So with each full-size skincare purchase from the luxury Japanese beauty brand, Tatcha funds a day of school in partnership with Room to Read’s Girls’ Education program for girls in Asia and Africa.  Buy It! Tatcha Gold Camellia Nourishing Lip Balm, $36;, Tatcha The Silk Cream, $120; and Tatcha Luminous Dewy Skin Mist, $48;

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M.A.C's Viva Glam tradition started in 1994, when the brand created a deep red shade and put every cent of the price towards the M.A.C AIDS Fund. Now, 23 years later, the brand sells five beautiful Viva Glam colors, with the proceeds of each going toward this cause.  Buy It! M.A.C Viva Glam Lipstick, $17;

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With every purchase of Charity Pot -- Lush's soft floral scented cream -- the brand donates 100% of the purchase price to small grassroots organizations working in the areas of environmental conservation, animal welfare and human rights. Buy It! Lush Charity Pot Body Lotion, $27.95;

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Not only does the Nashville brand provide safe and supportive housing for women survivors of trafficking, prostitution, and addiction, it also employs them to create the line of candles (like this one!), hand soaps, lotions, body balms and more. Buy It! Thistle Farms Candle, $23;