Beauty Beat: Beauty That Gives Back

Beauty Beat: Beauty That Gives Back
ESSENCE.COM Apr, 20, 2012

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In honor of Earth Day, Kiehl’s is donating $100,000 to Recycle Across America, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to delivering society-wide solutions that stimulate the environmental economy. To commemorate the philanthropic endeavor, 100% of net proceeds from the Limited Edition Rare Earth Deep Pore Cleansing Masque will benefit the campaign.

$23, available at Kiehl’s.

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The Limited Edition I Love U Mom Collection features LaLicious’ spa quality bath and body products in travel-friendly sizes. In honor of Mother’s Day, LaLicious will donate 20% of all proceeds from the I Love U Mom Collection to Project Sunshine, a nonprofit organization that provides free educational, recreational, and social programs to children and families living with medical challenges.

$28, available at LaLicious.

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Shower for The Cure is Philosophy’s charity pink ribbon shampoo, shower gel & bubble bath supporting the Women’s Cancer Research Fund. Philosophy contributes 100% of its net proceeds from Shower for the Cure sales to the charity and since 2002, over $1 million has been donated.

$20, available at Philosophy.

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BeadforLife, a non-profit organization, was founded by three American women to help the women of Uganda learn skills that would allow them to earn livable wages. Currently, BeadforLife is working with 740 women to educate them about how to improve the quality of their farms and bring their goods, such as the Shea Nilotica Cream, to market.

$24, available at BeadforLife.

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Beauty brand emerginC recently launched Scientific Organics, a 71% organic and 100% natural skin care line. With every Scientific Organics item sold, emerginC will plant a tree using Plant-It 2020. Plant-It 2020 and the Dollar-Per-Tree Planting program plants indigenous trees throughout non-harvest locations around the world. For every dollar donated a tree is planted.

$30-$85, available at emerginC.

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Viva Glam Nicki Lipstick & Viva Glam Ricky Lip Conditioner were created by MAC to promote awareness of HIV/AIDS in partnership with Nicki Minaj and Ricky Martin. The entire selling price of each product goes directly to the MAC AIDS Fund to raise money for programs that benefit all ages,sexes and races affected by HIV/AIDS.

$14.50-$15, available at MAC.

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LaLicious introduced the Sugar Reef Collection of its signature body and bath line and will donate 20% of all sales during the month of April to Save Our Shores. Save Our Shores is the oldest marine conservation group in the Monterey Bay region. Their mission is to care for the marine environment through ocean awareness, advocacy, and citizen action.

$18-$34, available at LaLicious.

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Maintaining its long-standing tradition of supporting HIV/AIDS charities, Kiehl’s recently joined forces with amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research. Kiehl’s is donating 100% of the profits from the sale of its Limited Edition Desert Run Travel Essential Kit, an assortment of Kiehl’s best-selling travel size products, to benefit amfAR.

$69, available at Kiehl’s.

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Tsi-La Organics, an organic fragrance company based in Doylestown, PA, has partnered with Lulu’s Rescue, a volunteer nonprofit animal rescue organization to highlight the organization’s “Recyced Love” fundraiser for homeless dogs. Ten percent of Tsi-La’s April sales will be donated to Lulu’s Rescue, which has rescued nearly 600 dogs through its volunteer-based system.

$95, available at Tsi-La Organics.

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