Ever worried that you don’t contribute to charity work enough? Perhaps you’ve done more than you know by buying from and supporting these 5 beauty brands. In times when saving our nature and contributing to the promotion of good, love and kindness in the world is more important than ever below you can read what these beauty giants do to make our planet better.
No bees no life. Did you know this? Einstein said that without bees we would have just four year to live. And currently, with these important pollinators being under a danger of extinction his words may just be more relevant than ever.
In October this year I had a pleasure of attending Guerlain x UNESCO conference in Paris to witness their promise to train new beekeepers, create beekeeping affiliates across the world and measure the benefits of the pollination in the biosphere reserves. It’s an important step to add to Guerlain’s already extensive work towards protecting bees as well as their approach to sustainable development of the brand.
2. MARIA NILA
This vegan, cruelty-free and sustainable hair care brand from Sweden is certified by The Vegan Society, PETA and Leaping Bunny and are working together with Zeromission and Plan Vivo. Maria Nila also support project Taking Root which collaborates with farmers in some of the poorest parts of the world for reforestation of forests. So when you buy their products, you contribute to planting new trees to our world.
On top of that the brand is working with The Perfect World Foundation which raises awareness and improves wildlife protection worldwide.
3. LA MER
Famous for their luxury skincare La Mer do a lot to help protect marine habitats across the globe. Through awareness-raising initiatives and charitable donations by La Mer Blue Heart Oceans Fund in support of ocean conservation projects, they strive to ensure a future with flourishing seas for generations to come. Launched in 2017 the Blue Heart Oceans Fund has already supported conservation initiatives in The Azores, Grenada and East China Sea.
You probably know their beauty elixir, but did you also know that Caudalie has been a member of the “1% for the Planet” network since 2012 and thus contributes 1% of its worldwide turnover to organisations working to protect the environment? Over on their website you can see a live count of the trees that were planted and commited (which at the time of writing this is 6 800 939) They promise to plant over 8 million trees in 8 countries by 2021.
Natural beauty expert, Origins, believe that it’s important to give back to nature as much as nature gives to us. That’s why, in 2009, they launched a tree-planting program in partnership with American Forests’ Global ReLeaf. Together, they have aided reforestation efforts around the world and continue to Green The Planet one tree at a time.