brand founders shut down store locations for the safety of their shoppers and employees, many are taking an additional step to not only prevent the spread of COVID-19, but to also help those most impacted by it. From indie skin-care brand Farmacy to beauty conglomerates like L'Oréal, these companies are making a difference during unprecedented times. If you'd like to and are able to support their efforts as you navigate social distancing from home — during which we can all feel a sense of helplessness — we've rounded up the brands giving back, ahead. COVID-19 has been declared a global pandemic. Go to the CDC website for the latest information on symptoms, prevention, and other resources. At Refinery29, we’re here to help you navigate this overwhelming world of stuff. All of our market picks are independently selected and curated by the editorial team. All product details reflect the price and availability at the time of publication. If you buy something we link to on our site, Refinery29 may earn commission. Murad
From March 31 through April 6, Murad will be donating 15% of all sales to support Murad.com to benefit
No Kid Hungry
, a nonprofit dedicated to ending child hunger – and working to help feed kids currently affected by school closures.
Oil and Pore Control Mattifier Broad Spectrum SPF 45 | PA++++, $, available at
Murad More Soko Glam
K-Beauty mainstay Soko Glam announced that it is donating 10% of its profits from the brand's ongoing Friends & Family Sale to
No Kid Hungry
Thank You Farmer
Sun Project Water Sun Cream, $, available at
Soko Glam More Codex Beauty
Codex Beauty is providing hospitals with 40,000 travel sizes of its Bia Skin Superfood in an effort to quell the dry skin medical professionals suffer from due to constant hand washing. The brand says that any hospital that sends it an
is eligible for a box. Globally, over 75 hospitals — including those in the U.S., France, Ireland, the UK, and Canada — have received cases of its multi-use cream.
Bia Facial Oil, $, available at
Codex Beauty More Unilever
Global personal care conglomerate Unilever — the parent company behind brands like Dove and Love Beauty & Planet — pledged a $20 million donation of products and services to
. This includes $8 million worth of food, soap, personal hygiene, and home cleaning products to help the current
shortage of supplies
, plus 200,000 medical masks to hospitals in New Jersey, where Unilever is headquartered.
Purely Pampering Shea Butter with Warm Vanilla Bod, $, available at
Walmart More Summer Fridays
In support of healthcare workers, Summer Fridays
announced on Instagram
that it will be donating full-size tubes of its hydrating Jet Lag Mask to any healthcare worker that emails the brand. It has since paused the initiative due to overwhelming response, but it's currently "working on additional ways to support this program."
Jet Lag Mask, $, available at
Summer Fridays More Wander Beauty
Also supporting healthcare workers, Wander Beauty is donating its Good To Go Mini Hair Essentials Kit
which comes with a 2-in-1 shampoo, body wash, and hair treatment —
to a healthcare worker
with every online purchase of a full-sized skincare, hair or body product from April 1 to April 3.
Hidden Glow Brightening Cream, $, available at
Wander Beauty More Peace Out
San Francisco-based Peace Out initially announced that it'd be donating 10% of all proceeds to benefit hospitals in
, the hometown of founder Enrico Frezza, but the brand is now directing those funds to Bay Area locals in need, too.
Peace Out Dullness, $, available at
Peace Out More CotyGlobal beauty company Coty adjusted the production of some of its manufacturing sites to make hydro-alcoholic gel — which is used as hand sanitizer — free of charge for medical and emergency services. More Lab to Beauty
Lab to Beauty has partnered with
— a zero-fee fundraising platform and marketplace — to raise money. How does it work? When Lab to Beauty products are purchased directly on the fundraising website,
the profits go to the GlobalGiving Coronavirus Relief Fund.
Lab to Beauty
The Ultra Lush Body Butter, $, available at
iWorld Shopping Center More Curls
The hair-care brand has already manufactured thousands of FDA-approved KN95 masks (an alternative to N95 masks) and hand sanitizers to be donated to local hospitals in Texas and New York City. Plus, every order placed on the brand's website will come with a free bottle of hand sanitizer for the customer.
Goddess CURLS Botanical Gelle, $, available at
Curls More Krigler
The fragrance house will be donating a whopping 30% of its website profits to the
to help find solutions.
Chateau Krigler, $, available at
Krigler More Thrive Causemetics
On Friday, March 27, Thrive Causemetics will be donating 100% of its online sales to organizations providing meals and resources to communities in need in the U.S., including
Meals on Wheels
Liquid Lash Extensions Mascara, $, available at
Thrive Causemetics More WOO Tattoo artist Dr. Woo
was set to release his skin-care brand WOO in April, but in the wake of COVID-19, he's launching early to donate 100% of profits of the Daily Gentle Soap to
. What's more, customers will be given the choice of three prices — from $15 to $100 — to choose the amount of their donation.
daily gentle soap, $, available at
PROJECTWOO More Pacific Shaving Company
As part of the family-owned brand's #ShaveForGood initiative, Pacific Shaving Co. will be donating 100% of all online sales to the
from now through March 31.
Pacific Shaving Company
Natural Shave Cream, $, available at
Pacific Shaving Company More The Body Shop
The Body Shop will be donating 30,000 units of its cleansing products to local shelters and senior communities throughout the U.S. and Canada. "As the situation surrounding COVID-19 evolves, the brand will continue to reassess needs and identify opportunities for The Body Shop to provide supplies," brand reps told
The Body Shop
Tea Tree Skin Clearing Facial Wash, $, available at
The Body Shop More Lipslut Lipslut, the politically-active makeup brand formed as a reaction to the 2016 presidential election
, is donating 100% of its proceeds until Friday, March 20, to nonprofits helping those negatively impacted by the virus, including No Kid Hungry and the CDC Foundation. Its founder, Katie Sones, hopes the campaign will set a precedent for the beauty industry.
"With companies refusing to close retail locations, and others staying silent altogether, we want to set a loud and clear example. It’s important for Lipslut to get involved because it’s important for
to get involved. To get through this, we all have to do our part," Sones tells
F*ck Trump., $, available at
Lipslut More Grande Cosmetics
From now until March 31, makeup brand Grande Cosmetics will be donating 15% of its online sales to
to help provide meals for children and families most in need.
To encourage social distancing, the brand will also be offering 15% off all website orders, and it is using its online platform to provide vital
COVID-19 health information
GrandeREPAIR Leave-In Lash Conditioner, $, available at
grande cosmetics More Billie Shaving brand Billie
, which expanded its roster this week to include more essentials like dry shampoo and lip balm, is donating $100,000 to immediate COVID-19 relief efforts. The money will go to local food banks in the U.S. that are working to serve the needs of people affected by the pandemic, including
children who no longer have access to school lunches. Billie
Floof Dry Shampoo, $, available at
Billie More Haus Laboratories Lady Gaga's beauty brand Haus Laboratories
announced that it will be donating 20% of the profits made the week of March 15 to local food banks in Los Angeles and New York in an effort to help those affected by the closures of schools, offices, and resource hubs.
Glam Attack Liquid Powder in Dynasty, $, available at
Amazon More Farmacy
Indie brand Farmacy is donating 10,000 meals a day for 30 days to Feeding America, a leading hunger relief organization. The brand also
created a Feeding America donation page
, and is currently matching every contribution made by consumers.
“We are a small indie beauty brand, but we want to do everything we can to make sure we can support those in need. We encourage our community to do the same, even if it’s just generating awareness for the work Feeding America is doing," Mina Chae, Vice President of Marketing & Consumer Engagement at Farmacy, wrote in a press statement.
GREEN CLEAN, $, available at
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