These Beauty Brands Donate To Women's Organizations All Year Round

There are a few days every year that remind beauty brands to step up to do some good for women around the world. It tends to happen ahead of International Women's Day in March, or Women’s Equality Day every August. You'll often see brands run promotions like 100% of proceeds from the sale of a single lipstick going to Planned Parenthood for 24 hours.

Now that's all well and good, of course, because philanthropy is always a good, generous thing for a company to do. But there are also many brands out there that make supporting various organizations and non-profits benefitting women more than an annual task. In fact, many make it an essential part of their business model, and that, regardless of the day, is worth celebrating. Ahead, 23 companies that do just that...

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Sahajan



The ayurvedic natural skin-care brand Sahajan has partnered up with Plan International's Because I Am A Girl campaign, which helps fund education for young girls worldwide, to donate one day of school for every purchase of its Lip Karma lip balm.
sahajan Lip Karma$19.00 Buy

Bossy Cosmetics



Founded by former investment banker Aishetu Fatima Dozie, the cruelty-free makeup brand Bossy Cosmetics donates a portion of all sales to various female-focused charities, including Girls Inc of St. Louis, which provides support for girls aged 6 to 18 in the St. Louis area, and Women’s Link Worldwide, a nonprofit organization that uses the power of the law to advance the human rights of women and girls across the world.
Bossy Cosmetics Liquid Matte Genius - Ruby$16.98 Buy

W3LL People



The minimalist makeup brand W3ll People is donating 100% of proceeds from the sale of its Optimist Lipstick in Brave, a poppy red, to Lipstick Angels. The non-profit organization provides in-hospital beauty services for patients undergoing treatment for cancer and other debilitating illnesses.
W3LL People Optimist Semi-Matte Lipstick - Brave$17.00 Buy

Musee Bath



With bath balms, bath soaks, bar soaps, and candles, the new brand Musee Bath is here to upgrade pretty much every part of your bathing experience — all while bettering the lives of hundreds of women. Headquartered in Madison County, Mississippi, Musee hires women recovering after prison time, treatment centers, and abusive situations to craft all of its products. In addition to offering them a living wage and resources, the brand donates a portion of all profits to various charities that help educate children worldwide.
Musee Bath  Soap - Kindness$7.95 Buy
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The Body Shop



Since 1994, The Body Shop has partnered with the Tungteiya Women’s Association in northern Ghana to produce all of the shea butter it uses in its products. In addition to paying a fair price for the shea, the brand also pays a premium for the women to invest in community projects, including things like safe water and health center access.
The Body Shop Shea Hand Cream$8.00 Buy

KPS Essentials



The organic and vegan skin-care brand KPS Essentials donates a portion of proceeds from all its sales to Hello Gorgeous, a non-profit organization that provides complimentary makeovers to women battling cancer.
KPS Essentials Probiotic Facial Toner$36.00 Buy

EM Cosmetics



Starting on Valentine's Day, EM Cosmetics is donating 100% of all profits from the sale of its new Infinite Lip Cloud in the shade Love. The funds will go to Love146, an international human-rights organization dedicated to ending child trafficking.
Em Cosmetics Infinite Lip Cloud - Love$20.00 Buy

Nuria



The mission-driven skin-care brand Nuria donates a portion of every sale to She's The First, an organization that supports girls who will be the first in their families to graduate from high school.
Nuria Hydrate Moisture Replenishing Serum$43.00 Buy

Aavrani



Aavrani, a luxury skin-care line that draws inspiration from ancient Indian beauty rituals, donates a portion of all sales to the Shanti Bhavan School. The school works to empower young girls and boys from impoverished communities in India via education and emotional support.
Aavrani  Glow Activating Exfoliator$70.00 Buy
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Tatcha



With every sale of a full-size skin-care product, luxury Japanese brand Tatcha funds a day of school in partnership with the Room To Read Girls’ Education Program, which provides schooling and life skills to girls in 11 countries throughout Southeast Asia and Africa. The company has funded over two million days of school since starting the initiative.
Tatcha The Indigo Cream Soothing Skin Protectant$85.00 Buy

Thrive Causemetics



Karissa Bodnar launched her company Thrive Causemetics with a single purpose: provide false eyelashes fit for women with cancer, with a curved design that hugs the eyelid so that women with or without eyelashes could enjoy them.

That idea has evolved into an entire makeup brand for Bodnar, who has kept women with cancer front and center of her brand with a one-for-one initiative in which it donates a product for every one sold; they then go to women in need, including those experiencing cancer, homelessness, or domestic violence.
Thrive Causemetics Liquid Lash Extensions Mascara$24.00 Buy

Lipstick Lobby



The Lipstick Lobby has made wearing lipstick a political act, with 100% of net profits from the sale of its Kiss My Pink lipstick donated to Planned Parenthood. What's more, 100% of the net profits from the sale of its In The Clear vitamin E lip balm go to the UnPrison Project, which works to empower incarcerated women and girls by teaching them life skills and creating plans for life after prison.
The Lipstick Lobby Kiss My Pink $19.00 Buy

Beautiful Rights



Similar to The Lipstick Lobby, Beautiful Rights is a company built with philanthropy in mind. For each product sold, 20% of sales (not just profits) are donated to a women's rights or gender initiative of your choice, including Planned Parenthood and MomsRising, which works to end discrimination against women and mothers in the workplace.
Beautiful Rights  Gloss Ceiling Lip Gloss$18.00 Buy

MAKE Beauty



Minimalist NYC-based brand MAKE Beauty donates 10% of all sales to We See Beauty Foundation, which is a non-profit dedicated to supporting women-led, worker-owned businesses across the Americas.
Make Beauty Bisou Bisou Lip & Cheek Stick $28.00 Buy
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Lipslut



Katie Sones, the 21-year-old founder of Lipslut, was driven to make her own philanthropic lipstick brand while watching the 2017 Inauguration. Originally launching with a "F*ck Trump" liquid lipstick, Sones gives customers the choice of donating 50% of earnings from its sale to various organizations, including the Center for Reproductive Rights and Planned Parenthood.
Lipslut F*ck Kavanaugh.$19.95 Buy

Sephora Collection



For every purchase of Sephora Collection's crimson Fearless lipstick and On The Go Retractable Brush, Sephora donates $10 to Sephora Stands, its program dedicated to empowering women by supporting female founders of beauty brands and teaching classes for women going through major life changes.
Sephora Sephora Stands Fearless Rouge Cream Lipstick$13.00 Buy

Julep



Julep, the brand that claims it made Korean skin care simple, gives back to women in several different ways throughout the year, including making quarterly polish donations to various organizations that empower women to thrive in work. It also works in partnership with Dignity for Divas to get survival kits to women living in temporary housing and shelters.
Julep Color Treat Nail Polish in Madison$14.00 Buy

Philosophy



Since 2014, cult brand Philosophy's own Hope & Grace Initiative has donated a percentage of skin-care and fragrance sales to mental-health charities, including the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, with special attention on organizations that focus on postpartum depression and trauma following domestic abuse. According to the company, it's donated to more than 65 organizations and helped more than 1.5 million women.
Philosophy Living Grace Firming Body Emulsion$20.00 Buy

Shea Moisture



Established way back in 1912, the Black-owned and female-run hair, skin-care, and makeup company Shea Moisture has its own Community Commerce program that organizes 10% of sales from its Community Commerce line of products to be donated to either women-led businesses in the communities that supply the ingredients for its products, or The Sofi Tucker Foundation, which provides grants to organizations that seek to empower women.
Shea Moisture  Manuka Honey & Mafura Oil Intensive Hydration Body Wash$9.99 Buy
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Peacekeeper Cause-Metics



Peacekeeper Cause-Metics is the first for-benefit cosmetic brand, meaning that it gives all of its after-tax, distributable profits to various women's health advocacy and urgent human rights issues, including Development and Education Programme for Daughters and Communities, a non-profit based in Thailand that works to prevent the trafficking of women and children into the sex industry.
Peacekeeper Cause-Metics Yum Balm Blueberry$8.00 Buy

Givescent



Givescent is a fragrance brand based in New York City that donates $2.45 to Women for Women International for every bottle of perfume it sells, which provides female survivors of war with resources to move from crisis and poverty to stability.
Givescent GIVE signature $49.00 Buy

Sisters Body



Founded by three sisters who felt hopeless after the 2016 election, the non-toxic hair- and body-care brand Sisters Body donates 40% of all profits to organizations that support women's health.
Sisters Body  Balancing Shampoo$28.00 Buy

Abhati Suisse



Abhati Suisse, a Switzerland-based hair and skin-care brand, donates a percentage of profits to two different organizations: WeForest, which plants trees across the globe and helps sustain forests, and Educate Girls, an organization that works in schools in India to boost the enrollment and attendance of girls. To date, the brand has helped an estimated 120,000 girls access education.
Abhati Suisse Body Lotion$136.18 Buy
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