A few brands are making the gift of beauty even more irresistible this holiday season by donating money from every purchase to a good cause. Here are six items that will be well-received by your loved ones, and around the world, as well.
Pureology Hydrate Holiday Gift Set ($56) will include the brand's Hydrate Shampoo, Hydrate Condition and Colour Stylist Supreme Control hair spray for soft, smooth, moisturized hair this holiday season. Sales from this limited-edition set, as well as the Touch of Luxe kit (Nano Works Shampoo, Nano Works Condition and Colour Stylist Cuticle Polisher) and the Touch of Glamour kit (Perfect 4 Platinum Shampoo, Perfect 4 Platinum Condition and Colour Stylist Radiance Amplifier), will support a $20,000 donation toward Global Green USA, which fosters worldwide initiatives for a sustainable future. All the sets are available at salons, where Pureology is sold.
Kiehl's Limited Edition Creme de Corps ($29.50-$75) wraps up the brand's classic hydrating skin lotion in a label designed by pop-surrealist artist Kenny Scharf. Through sales of this limited-edition item, Kiehl's will raise $200,000 for children's causes around the world. In the United States, 100 percent of net profits will support RxArt, an organization committed to fostering artistic expression for young patients in pediatric hospitals.
Lush FUN Moldable Soap ($6.95) is a pliable soap for the hair and body that comes in yellow, green, blue, red and pink. A portion of global sales of FUN will go toward FUNd, a Lush initiative that supports projects providing recreational activities for children living in difficult surroundings.
Jane The Friends of Jane ($9.99) lip gloss set includes a trio of the brand's moisture-rich, vitamin E-infused pink glosses—a sheer gloss, shimmery gloss and high-pigment gloss—for creating a variety of looks. All of the net proceeds from sales of The Friends of Jane will be donated to She's the First, an organization geared toward empowering women.
Philosophy To Believe Cranberry Currant Charity Shampoo, Shower Gel & Bubble Bath ($20) is an all-in-one bath essential with a festive scent that was created in partnership with singer Jackie Evancho and WhyHunger. The To Believe bottle bears Evancho's lyrics, and all of the net proceeds from sales of the product benefit the organization that makes ending hunger its mission.
The Body Shop Schoolhouse Gift Box ($25) totes six of the brand's beloved bath and body musts, including Satsuma Shower Gel and Shea Body Butter, in one special package. The package is designed by Get Paper Industries artisans, using recycled materials and environmentally friendly inks. For every Schoolhouse Gift Box purchased, 4 percent of the income goes toward the funding of social projects in Nepal, including giving a much-needed education to over 700 children.