Bow down to the beauty brands doing their bit for charity...
A gallery of beauty brands that generously give a little of their product prices to their preferred charity. Do your beauty shopping AND do your bit for humanity.
Aveda Founder, Horst Rechelbacher passed away in Feb 2014, and in honour of his memory, for each bottle of Aveda Love sold globally, $4 will be donated to the US National Audubon Society to support and protect the natural ecosystems of birds. Aveda Love Compsition Oil is a certified organic plus it's nourishing oil for body, hair and scalp.
Products in the Neal's Yard Bee collection are made from beeswax, organic honey and natural essential oils. Through sales of the range, they're donating £10,000 a year to projects that Help Save The Bees.
The founders of the company, Frank Angelo and Frank Toskan, banded together with the M·A·C artists to create the M·A·C AIDS Fund in 1994. It all started with VIVA GLAM lipstick, and all sorts of celebrities wanted to get involved with the most recent campaign starring Ariana Grande. The full RRP less VAT goes towards helping women, men and children affected by HIV and AIDS.
Throughout May, Benefit started raising funds for two amazing charities, Look Good Feel Better, to help those undergoing cancer treatment and Refuge, a charity helping women and children suffering from domestic violence rebuild their lives. With every brow wax you get in store, you get a free Gimme Brow worth £18.50 and help an amazing cause.
Every year on March 8th, L'Occitane celebrates Women's Day by launching an exclusive solidarity product to support women in developing countries. 100% of the profits from this year's new Solidarity Ultra-Soft Balm will help these women with literacy, education and financial stability.
For the third consecutive year, Creme De La Mer has partnered with National Geographic, to support the importance of a healthy ocean. In celebration of World Ocean's Day, a 100ml La Mer jar with a limited edition sea-inspired design will be available from June 2016.
The Chantecaille Spring 2016 Collection includes the Le Magnolia Eye and Cheek Palette, of which 5% of proceeds form each palette will be donated to TRAFFIC. It's made from only natural ingredients and is sold to create awareness to TRAFFIC International's FairWild Standard. This charity helps to ensure plants are collected in an ethical manner.
Katie's Garden is to be launched at The Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, this year. The garden has been designed by Caroline Dunster and Noemi Mercurelli, and is being set up in memory of Katie Wohlrab Oliver, who struggled with Lymphoedema and succumbed to cancer aged just 35. The garden will celebrate Katie's life and help raise money to train nurses in the treatment of Lymphoedema.
In celebration of Creme de La Mers Blue Heart and World Oceans Day, a 100ml jar of Crème de la Mer with a new limited-edition sea-inspired design will be available June 2016. The jar will be inscribed with Blue Heart to commemorate the brands ongoing inspiration from the oceans beauty and its goal of raising awareness about the precious blue heart of our planet. The brand also partners with the National Geographic Society to help support the next generation of ocean explorers.