Mavala is turning our attention to an important and all too often overlooked cause, Genes Day.
‘Through our Limited Edition Jeans for Genes Day Kit we hope to raise lots of money to help towards transforming the lives of children affected by genetic disorders and help raise awareness of the charity’ says Jonathan Hodge, Mavala Managing Director.
To raise adequate funds for this important cause, Mavala have released their limited edition Jeans for Gene’s Day collection, which includes a base coat, top coat, and gorgeous cool denim blue coat.
Not only that, but when you buy the collection at www.beautybay.com, you will be entered in a raffle. The prize? A manicure for your whole office! This is certainly a cause to go blue over.
It's not just Mavala who are raising money and awareness with their products. Click through our gallery to see the products that look good and do good.
By Elise Marraro
M.A.C’s Viva Glam campaign is well known for its celebrity involvement as much as its cause.
This past year’s spokeswoman was Lady Gaga, and now the torch will be passed to Nicki Minaj and Ricky Martin.
According to M.A.C, the campaign, ‘Every cent from the sale goes toward helping women, men and children living with and affected by HIV and AIDS.’ With the new campaign are the luscious Viva Glam Nicki coral lipstick and the creamy Viva Glam Ricky Lip Conditioner. Kissable and safe, just like this great campaign. To get the products and read more about the cause, visit www.maccosmetics.co.uk
Partnering with UK-based breast cancer charity Future Dreams, essie launches its Breast Cancer Awareness collection in October.
The collection includes 4 different shades of pink, including its tag-line shade ‘We’re In It Together,’ a creamy bubble-gum colour that stands as much on its own as for its cause.
This collection is very dear to the brand- Essie Weingarten, the founder of Essie, had this to say: ‘…I’m fully committed to helping raise awareness and educating young women about early detection, and this collection is a big part of that. It’s very close to my heart.’ Hands (and nails) to your hearts! For information, visit www.futuredreams.org.uk
Estee Lauder is launching its Evelyn Lauder Dream Collection in October, which includes four items: the Dream Compact, the new Perfectionist CP+R Wrinkle-Lifting Serum, an enamel pink ribbon pin, and 2 lipsticks, one chosen by Evelyn and one colour in Pink Innocence, chosen by Elizabeth Hurley.
Evelyn Lauder, who sadly died last year from ovarian cancer, was an avid breast cancer awareness advocate, raising over $13 million that went to create the Evelyn H. Lauder Breast Centre at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centre. An amazing collection for an amazing cause. Available at www.esteelauder.co.uk
For those with illnesses, the frivolity of the beauty industry can seem a faraway place. But while beauty is care-free, some excellent beauty companies are determined to use their brands to bring about change for those affected by such uncertainties.
After Philip’s wife Joan underwent cancer treatment, the renowned trichtologist was inspired to create a gentle shampoo and conditioner line that would comfort the scalp during such an intense time. His No Scent No Colour shampoo and conditioner are paraben, colour and scent free, providing only the mildest of ingredients for the scalp.
For every bottle bought, a portion of the Philip Kingsley No Scent No Colour collection proceedings will go to the charity Look Good…Feel Better, a charity devoted to helping those suffering from such illnesses renew their confidence. For more information, visit www.philipkingsley.co.uk