- Some beauty and cosmetics brands are donating funds or facilities to support the pubic amid the coronavirus pandemic.
- L’Oréal Group, one of the largest beauty producers in the world, is using its facilities to make hand sanitizer for medical officials in need.
- Beauty and fashion giants LVMH and Coty Inc. are using their factories to produce hand sanitizer and distribute it to European health authorities for free.
- Other brands, like Farmacy Beauty and razor brand Billie, are pledging donations to support food banks and other organisations as a response to the coronavirus outbreak.
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Glossier has distributed a variety of skin-care and moisturizing products to hospitals and healthcare workers around the US.
The beauty brand also announced that it will launch a new hand cream later in April and plans to donate the first 10,000 products to healthcare workers in the US.
The parent company of NIVEA, Eucerin, Aquaphor, and Coppertone donated hand sanitizer and skin-care products to healthcare workers.
Beiersdorf, the maker of the mentioned body care brands, converted its facility in Tennessee to make 500,000 units of hand sanitizer to distribute to charities and hospitals in the US and Canada, a representative for the company told Insider via email.
The company also committed to donating 200,000 units of NIVEA, Eucerin, and Aquaphor moisturizing lotions and balms to medical professionals.
It’s a 10 has provided homeless shelters and hospitals with more than 200,000 free hair-care products.
It’s a 10 partnered with nonprofit organisations to distribute $US5.4 million worth of products to shelters, hospitals, and local charities around the US, according to a press release obtained by Insider.
Milk Makeup donated 100% of its proceeds over the course of a day to first responders in New York City.
The brand, which sells vegan, cruelty-free makeup and skin-care products, announced on Instagram that it donated all profits earned one day earlier in April to New York City-based front-line workers.
Glow Recipe has donated more than $US80,000 worth of skin-care products to medical professionals.
K-beauty brand Glow Recipe announced on Instagram that as a way to show thanks to front-line healthcare workers, it’s distributed a variety of skin-care products to hospitals through organisations like Donate Beauty.
Sustainable beauty brand SpaRitual produced hand sanitizers to distribute to homeless shelters in Los Angeles.
SpaRitual, which offers nail polish and body care products, used its facilities to make hand sanitizer and pledged to donate the first 5,000 of the bottles to at-risk homeless communities in Los Angeles, according to a press release from the brand.
In addition, with the purchase of a moisturizing lip balm, SpaRitual will donate one to an LA hospital.
HIKI, which makes deodorant and other body care products, gave away free products to healthcare workers.
The brand has offered free deodorants and anti-chafing products to hospitals and medical professionals in the US, according to a press release.
Hair-care brands CHI and BioSilk partnered to donate $US1 million worth of hand sanitizer to Texas hospitals and organisations in need.
CHI and BioSilk manufactured hand sanitizer and distributed it to city offices of Houston and Tomball, Texas, for distribution to hospitals and communities in need, according to a press release obtained by Insider.
Huda Beauty donated $US100,000 to makeup artists who lost working due to the pandemic.
Huda Kattan, the makeup brand’s founder, announced on March 23 that Huda Beauty would donate $US100,000 to makeup artists who lost work during the coronavirus outbreak. The money is set to be divided among 100 makeup artists, who would receive $US1,000 each.
Cosmetics company Clarins Group has produced and distributed 14,500 bottles of hand sanitizer to French health authorities.
Clarins Group announced on Saturday that it will continue to manufacture hand sanitizers in three of its facilities as long as it’s safe for its workers. So far, the cosmetics company has distributed 14,500 hand sanitizers to French hospitals.
Skin care brand L’Occitane is supplying UK hospitals and healthcare workers with hand creams.
L’Occitane’s UK and Ireland division announced in an Instagram post that it is distributing hand creams to hospitals and National Health Service authorities.
Soap & Glory is donating cleansing products to The Hygiene Bank, a UK-based charity that aims to end hygiene poverty.
The beauty brand has partnered with UK-based organisation The Hygiene Bank to provide communities in need with body-cleansing products.
Pacific Shaving Company will donate 100% of its profits through March 31 to the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention Foundation.
The indie shave brand announced that it will donate 100% its profits from last week through March 31 to the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Foundation, a nonprofit arm that serves the CDC’s initiatives and research.
The Honest Company pledged to donate diapers, wipes, and personal care products to charity Baby 2 Baby in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Honest Company, founded by Jessica Alba, announced it will donate 3 million diapers, 30,000 packs of wipes, and 20,000 personal care products in 2020, with 100,000 diapers and 100,000 wipes being immediately donated to the organisation Baby 2 Baby.
L’Oréal Group is providing charities with hygiene kits and using its factories to produce hand sanitizer for French and European health authorities.
A press release published by L’Oréal Group on March 18 details the cosmetics company’s plans to support health authorities amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Its initiative includes making hand sanitizer to distribute to French and European health authorities, hospitals, pharmacies, and senior care facilities. The L’Oréal Foundation also pledged to donate one million euros to non-profit organisations in which it’s in partnership, plus hygiene kits and hand sanitizer for social workers, children, and volunteers in need.
The Body Shop UK and US divisions are donating supplies for hospital workers, shelters, and senior citizens.
According to an Instagram post shared Friday by The Body Shop,the brand’s UK team delivered care packages to National Health Service workers.
The Body Shop’s US division is donating 30,000 units of cleaning products to shelters and senior living facilities, and it provided all The Body Shop employees with hand-washing supplies and products to share with their families.
Kiehl’s is supporting Feeding America’s COVID-19 Response Fund to help supply hand sanitizer, cleaning products, and food to children and seniors.
Skincare brand Kiehl’s has pledged to support Feeding America’s COVID-19 Response Fund, which will supply children who rely on free and reduced-price school lunches with food, supplies for food bank operations, and the production of emergency food kits for communities in need.
Coty Inc., which owns Kylie Cosmetics, CoverGirl, OPI, and other beauty brands, will produce hand sanitizer to support medical personnel.
Coty Inc. said in a press release published on Friday that, in line with other industry players, it will start “manufacturing and supplying hand sanitizer to medical and emergency services where needed.”
The company purchased a 51% stake in Kylie Cosmetics, the brand started by Kylie Jenner, in November 2019.
Farmacy Beauty pledged to donate 10,000 meals a day for a period of 30 days in partnership with Feeding America.
Farmacy Beauty has partnered with Feeding America to donate 10,000 meals each day over a period of 30 days as part of Feeding America’s COVID-19 Response Fund.
Farmacy is also matching contributions made on a donation page.
Grande Cosmetics is donating 15% of its proceeds to Feeding America.
The makeup brand Grande Cosmetics is also supporting Feeding America’s COVID-19 Response Fund by donating 15% of all sales through March 31 to the organisation.
LVMH, the parent company of Louis Vuitton and other luxury retailers, is using facilities that usually make perfumes and makeup to produce hand sanitizer.
French company LVMH Moët Hennessy, which owns Louis Vuitton, Fenty Beauty, Benefit Cosmetics and several other luxury brands, was one of the first beauty or fashion giants to announce it would use its facilities to produce hand sanitizer to distribute free-of-cost for French healthcare authorities.
Lady Gaga’s makeup line Haus Laboratories is donating 20% of profits from the previous week’s online sales to New York City and LA food banks.
An Instagram post shared by the Haus Laboratories brand detailed the donation plans:
“HAUS will be giving back to our Los Angeles & New York City communities by donating 20% of our profits from last week’s sales on Hauslabs.com to local food banks (@lafoodbank &@foodbank4nyc) in order to get food to those affected by the closing of schools and other places that offer this critical resource.”
Razor company Billie is donating 1% of all revenue to food banks across America.
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