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You’ve been inundated with some of the most painful, heartbreaking, and infuriating imagery if you have been following the war. People are feeling helpless and are trying to find productive, thoughtful ways to support Ukraine as Russia continues to attack. Some of your favorite beauty brands are showing support for Ukraine in its time of need through various initiatives.
Beauty Brands Showing Support for Ukraine
ATMA Botanica is donating 5% of each sale on their website until April 9, 2022, to CARE’s Ukraine’s Crisis Fund.
Shower Steamers are the new bath bombs in a hurry! ATMA Botanica wants you to enjoy the downtime you have, even if it’s a ten-minute shower! These luxurious shower steamers are the perfect addition to your self-care routine. Created by two moms who understand how easy it is to always be in “go” mode and not have time to relax. Guaranteed vegan and made with only high-quality, natural ingredients, each tablet is made in the United States by women. They are handcrafted in small batches to ensure quality and wrapped in 100% sustainable, biodegradable food-safe film. Available at ATAM Botanica.
SunPlus is donating one percent of all its 2022 sales to care.org.
Imagine having silky soft, nourished skin while also keeping it protected from harsh sun rays! SunPlus is the sunscreen that has you covered no matter the activity. It’s a luxury lotion of vitamins, rich multi-level moisturizers, antioxidants, and skin-loving superfoods. The sunscreen line gives protection from the sun’s harmful rays while moisturizing, soothing, and guarding skin against pollutants and premature aging. Enjoy a moisturizing sunscreen that won’t sting your eyes and is gentle on sensitive skin, plus water-resistant and sweat-proof. Kind to the skin and the planet, the packaging is vegetable-based, biodegradable ingredients, and ocean and reef safe. Available at SunPlus.
Baesix is donating one percent of its proceeds in March & April 2022 to care.org.
Baesix (/ˈbasics/) is your vegan, organic, cruelty-free, inclusive & eco-responsible simple skincare routine for happy skin every day! Baesix skincare is ONLY SIX steps to healthier skin! The “BAE” means “Before Anyone Else” – meaning love yourself first, then others will fall in love with you too; and the “SIX” stands for the six simple steps to follow for glowing, healthy skin! Baesix developed its unique formulas from scratch in Korea, focusing on healthy hydration and bioactive nourishment. They use 100% organically certified bamboo in their products. As one of nature’s richest sources of silica, bamboo extract is known to stimulate collagen production, is loaded with antioxidants that combat free radicals, and boasts potent anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial qualities. Their packaging is either biodegradable or 100% recyclable. Their bottles are made from corn starch and bamboo; their tins are aluminum, their paper is FSC certified, and refills sachets are made from sugarcane! Available at Baesix.
The Friendly Patch
The Friendly Patch has teamed up with Project C.U.R.E. to donate its Sweet Dreams Sleep Patch for Kids to help out with the crisis.
Project C.U.R.E. is the world’s largest distributor of donated medical supplies and equipment. It’s hard for some kids to fall fast asleep, let alone children currently in Ukraine and dealing with the current devastation to their country. The brand wishes to share what they feel is an easy and immediate way to provide calm and help kids get a good night’s sleep. The all-natural patches are infused with melatonin, chamomile flower extract, and more, so they’re safe to use and can be stuck anywhere on the body. The donation is ongoing and is the best way the brand feels they can make a much-needed impact and show their support for Ukraine. Available at The Friendly Patch.
U.Sk Under Skin
U.Sk Under Skin is donating 20% of its online orders to UNICEF.
U.Sk Under Skin partners with globally renowned scientists, skincare experts, and dermatologists to create cutting-edge innovations using the most up-to-date, high-performance ingredients. Each product is developed under the internationally acclaimed research and development laboratories, Monteresearch in Milan, Italy, and LuxBiotech in São Paulo, Brazil. The company is revolutionizing the skincare industry with products that not only target the visible signs of aging on the surface but prevent and correct a wide range of concerns at the molecular level. Available at Under Skin. ***The U.Sk Cleansing and Toning line are available for purchase directly from U.Sk Under Skin. The Anti-Aging and Revitalizing line is only available through the brand’s partner physicians.***
The clean beauty line, Auraiha, will be donating 50% of the proceeds from their March 2022 sales to UNICEF to help the citizens and children of Ukraine. Use the code “UKRAINE” at checkout.
Auraïha is a fresh, fun, eco-friendly brand that bridges the gap between drugstore offerings and luxury-priced options at popular retailers like Sephora. TAuraïha enhances your natural beauty in under five minutes and cultivates a relationship between skin and overall wellness in line with the “skin first” movement. These clean beauty products are free from any harmful ingredients such as parabens, phthalates, sulfates, silicones, and synthetic fragrances and are cruelty-free and EWG-verified. Available at Auraiha.
O’o Hawaii will be donating $1 per online sale (normally sent to the Keauhou Birds Conservation Center) to the Ukraine Animal Rescue efforts by the Humane Society International.
O’o Hawaii focuses on keeping things simple to achieve its ultimate beauty goals of healthy, glowing skin from the inside out. The brand’s integrative skincare is made to enrich skin by giving it the nutrients needed for anti-aging and protection against harsh environmental hazards of daily life, such as UV damage. The cruelty-free brand includes a sustainable line that ensures that the natural resources of its ingredients are preserved and protected. At the root are antioxidants grown in Hawaii’s nutrient-rich, volcanic ash soil, exclusive Triple Boosting Complexes, and real natural crystals. All products are non-GMO, vegetarian, and cruelty-free. Available at O’o Hawaii.
Additional Brands Showing Support for Ukraine
Empty Provisions is donating 10% of sales from the store to UNICEF, which is helping to provide support for Ukraine by providing children the nutrition, water, and medical supplies they desperately need.
Empty Provisions Footwear is an ethical line of footwear committed to designing and producing sustainable, comfortable, and stylish items. Every shoe is designed in Somerville, MA, and crafted by hand in small batches in central Maine, with the materials also being sourced locally. Since less than 1% of shoes in the U.S. are made here, they take great pride in their partnership with local New England craftspeople to support their businesses. Sourcing and crafting locally also means Empty Provisions minimizes their carbon footprint by reducing unnecessary CO2 emissions. All while stimulating the local economy. Available at Empty Provisions.
Buen Camino will be donating $1 from every order to UNICEF to help the children in Ukraine. In addition, the brand has created a new jewelry piece for the “Jewels that Give Back” collection, where 10% of the proceeds from that piece will go to UNICEF.
The brand takes its name from the historical pilgrimage from France to Santiago, Spain (about 500 miles) mostly on foot that people have taken since the ninth century. Passersby say “Buen Camino,” and the “good journey” continues today with this heirloom brand that can be passed down from generation to generation. Created by artist Jessica Snapp, Buen Camino Jewelry offers handmade enamel and silver jewelry for the creative soul with several pieces from the collection benefiting charity. Available on Buen Camino Jewelry.
The Chub Rub Patch
The Chub Rub Patch will donate 5% of all March 2022 sales to UNICEF.
The Chub Rub Patch creates a smooth surface on your inner thighs to eliminate chafing and allow you to move seamlessly and effortlessly. It’s a must-have for all body types, especially when exercising or playing sports, and feels like a second skin. The patch is safe for everyone to use and is made of medical-grade 100% cotton material with a 100% poly-acrylic adhesive. Easy to apply and remove; no need to reapply during the day features a breathable, waterproof, and sweat-proof design. Available at The Chub Rub Patch.
The brand regularly supports the Global Empowerment Mission (GEM) and World Central Kitchen with funds and bonfires. Both groups are currently providing humanitarian relief for support for Ukraine.
Keeping safe and warm is something we often take for granted. In times of crisis, such as the devastation currently occurring in Ukraine, the suffering is difficult to watch. Any bit of help to the population is so desperately needed. City Bonfire’s portable mini bonfires effectively bring immediate comfort anywhere, anytime, and are vital in an emergency. City Bonfires now is extending its efforts by accepting donations at checkout to GEM and will match funds explicitly raised to help and show support for Ukraine. Available at City Bonfires.
Any purchase made using the code “mariupol” will receive 15% off their order, and $2 per bottle sold will be donated to the Ukrainian Crisis Fund.
Prepare for spring celebrations with the world’s first functional spirit crafted with NTX technology, making it “smarter” without sacrificing flavor or quality! Kick-off the fun by enjoying a Bellion cocktail recipe this month and feel good knowing you’re also giving back. The brand is running a Mariupol Mule Sale in support of Ukraine through the end of March. Available at Bellion Vodka.