Beauty Gives Back
With inspiring philanthropic initiatives tied to every purchase, these products do more than just make you look good.
For over a decade, La Mer has been committed helping protect 16 million miles of marine habitats across the globe. To continue its efforts, the brand launched a limited-edition moisturizing cream that supports ocean conservation projects around the world. Blue Heart, $490; at barneys.com.
Polish your pores with this creamy and ultra-moisturizing rice enzyme exfoliant that also supports girls’ education through a partnership with Room to Read. The Rice Polish Foaming Enzyme Powder, $65; at sephora.com.
You’ll love this product that cleanses, tones, and hydrates, especially once you learn that the company donates 1 percent of all US net product profits to charities that support community-based mental health efforts. Purity Made Simple One-Step Facial Cleanser, $24; at philosophy.com.
One of six cheek tints each launched to combat a different cause, proceeds from this peach hue go to the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, which protects elephants and works to combat the sale of tusks. Philanthropy Cheek Shade in Elephant, $40; at chantecaille.com.
The tradition started in 1994, when the brand created a deep red lippie and put every cent of the price towards the M.A.C AIDS Fund. Now, 23 years later, the brand sells three Viva Glam shades, with the proceeds of each going toward this cause. Viva Glam Lipstick, $18.50; at maccosmetics.com.