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eye see you - Aavrani

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Your eyes are the windows to your soul. The Eye Rejuvenating Elixir from Aavrani allows you to take care of your eyes for a great cause. The elixir is 100% bunny approved and is formulated with a combination of avocado oil, rose water, and almond oil. Containing zero sulfates, your purchase will support a young girl’s education in India. 

Aavrani was founded by Rooshy Roy and Nina Davuluri. Together they launched a company based on Indian tradition, using years of Indian beauty rituals as their inspiration. They partner with the Shanti Bhavan School in India where they empower young girls through education.

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miracles do happen - N:P Beautiful

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What’s worse than dry, damaged hair? Nothing, the answer is nothing. So how can you save your tresses without chopping them off? It’ll only take a miracle which is where N:P Beautiful’s Miracle Serum steps in. Formulated for every hair type, this unique serum is rich in moringa oil and lotus root in order to help replenish your hair. It’s made without parabens, sulfates, and it’s not tested on animals. Miracles do happen!

N:P Beautiful was founded as a philanthropic company, honoring its core values and beliefs. 10% of their proceeds are donated to charities that support cancer research, such as Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. The company also donates to charities who are fighting to end animal cruelty such as ASPCA. Philanthropy and good hair make a good team!

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save the planet one cup at a time - Byta

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As a self-proclaimed coffee addict, I took it as my duty to find a way to indulge my coffee addiction in way that doesn’t harm our planet. One (sometimes three!) disposable cups of coffee can really add up but Byta has helped me eliminate my use of disposable cups altogether! Their 16 oz cup is BPA free, toxin free, and vacuum sealed so there’s no sweating and it allows it to keep your coffee hot for a longer period of time. Most importantly, it fit most cup holders so you can enjoy your coffee during your commute to work!

Byta started out as a simple drawing- a drawing on a napkin! From there they sought out to eliminate disposable cups in order to save our planet. The company is a supporter of Ocean Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is committed to saving our oceans. As of now, Byta has saved 14,500,000 cups from ending up in the ocean! Their mission is to save 500 BILLION! Let’s help them!

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a serum made for summer - LUXE Botanics

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Summer is here which means your skin is prone to sun spots and hyperpigmentation. But thanks to LUXE Botanics, you can work against that thanks to their Kigelia Corrective Serum.The serum supports cellular regeneration thanks to their blend of lactobacillus, vitamin C, niacinamide and sodium hyaluronate. What more could you ask for?

LUXE Botantics was founded by Jene Roestorf, a South African native and biological scientist. The company works with people in Africa and South Africa to ensure fair trade standards. Being a part of Buy1Give1, proceeds of each purchase are given back to the communities in Africa. Your purchase helps their future!

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home goods - Kazi

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KAZI is a company that offers home goods in order to change lives. They offer contemporary, handcrafted goods such as vases, trays, table settings, wall décor, and storage bins. They have created partnerships with artisans across Africa to help them earn a fair wage so they can provide for their family. 

KAZI was founded by Greg Stone and Alicia Wallace. Their mission is to connect consumers to beautiful goods that tell a story. When you purchase one of their products, you’re not only supporting the artisan who made it but you’re helping them support their families as well.  

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organize your life - Give Back Goods

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Give Back Goods makes organizing your clothes so easy thanks their Yellow Hamper Laundry Storage Basket. The hamper is handcrafted by Wolof women living in Senegal and with your purchase they are able to earn a fair wage in order to provide for their families. The hamper is sustainable, socio-economic, and fair-trade. A beautiful addition to anyone’s home! 

Give Back Goods is a sustainable company that works to encourage consumers to change the world with each product they purchase. The company is able to employ people who need help getting out of poverty as well as supporting organizations that are focused on changing the world for the better. Every product is sustainable, re-usable, handcrafted, and fair-trade and helps support the artisans who make them.

giving back - The Company Store

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Comforters are an overlooked gift. Can you imagine sleeping without one? The Company Store’s Comforters make sleeping on a cloud possible. Their comforters are available in all sizes and they’re finished with a double – needle top stitching. It’s machine washable and made to last. 

The Company Store has been around since 1911. Since then, they have worked tirelessly to provide you with the highest quality bedding there is. But they’re more than just a store. They are proud supporters of organizations dedicated to helping families and children in need. Their Buy One Give One program is simple - with your purchase of a comforter, they donate one to a homeless child.

social good - Global Goods Partners

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You can now accessorize for a great cause. Earrings are not only staples, they can really bring an outfit together. But Global Goods Partners’ earrings are different. They not only make you look great but they empower the artisan who made them. For every purchase of their Horn and Tassel Earrings, you give the gift of empowerment to the deaf artisan who made it for you. It’s a priceless gift!

Global Goods Partners is a nonprofit social enterprise. They focus on providing employment opportunities to women in order to improve their quality of life. Since launching Global Goods Partners in 2005, they have partnered with 60 artisans in 20 countries. Their handmade goods are fair trade and in exchange they receive fair wages and stable jobs so they can thrive in their communities.

creative arts - Public Supply

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Writing things down helps you remember important things and keep track of your daily to - do lists. Public Supply’s notebooks are a bit different. Their Tim Coppens Special Edition Notebook is acid free and FSC Certified, featuring 90 blank pages. 25% of the profits are donated to Joe’s Blackbook Design Scholarship.

Public Supply is a for – profit company that donates a percentage of their sales to teachers in public schools. Their mission is to help students thrive in their creativity by helping them fund for art supplies in their schools. With budget cuts affecting schools’ creative arts departments, it was important for them to help students have access to the materials they need such as paint, paper, markers, etc. 

treat your body right - Abhati Suisse

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It’s easy to forget that you need to treat your bodies like you treat your faces. Your skin is the largest organ you have and it’s important to remember to nourish it. Abhati Suisse’s Kanva Body Lotion helps hydrate your skin, leaving it soft and supple. The lotion repairs the skin from environmental damage thanks to their unique blend of lipid – rich plant oils, antioxidants and botanical extracts.

Abhati Suisse was founded by Anju Rupal. When launching her company, Rupal was committed to supporting education for young girls and to helping ecosystems thrive. She donates part of her profits to two causes close to her heart. The first is Educate Girls, an organization dedicated to increasing enrollment of young girls in India. The second is WeForest, an organization that plants trees in order to sustain forests around the world. 

baby blues - Angela Roi

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Angela Roi combines beauty and compassion with their range of bags. Their Grace Mini Cross-Body bag was made to be the perfect everyday bag. Available in five colors, the bag is handcrafted, cruelty – free, and sweatshop – free. Both the leather and chain straps are detachable, allowing you to change up its look to your liking. 

Angela Roi was founded in 2013 by Angela and Roi Lee. Together, they created a brand with a vision to bring ethical, luxury pieces to life. Each bag is handcrafted, consisting of high quality and durable materials. With each purchase they support local humane shelters and charities to help injured and mistreated animals. They built their brand to inspire kindness and compassion towards animals.

all you need is love - Em Cosmetics

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Help EM Cosmetics spread some love. Their shade, LOVE, is the perfect red– orange shade to welcome Spring. The lipstick is vegan, 100% cruelty – free, and compliments every skin tone. The formula won’t dry out your lips and will stay put for hours. 100% of the profits will be donated to Love146, an international human rights organization that is committed to ending child trafficking.

EM Cosmetics was founded by Michelle Phan. With the help of Love146, they are bringing awareness to the issue of child trafficking. It is important to her to not only provide high quality products but to use her passion for makeup to do good and help others. 

oh look - Warby Parker

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Your eyes are the windows to your soul, which is why they must be cared for. Warby Parker offers glasses that are meant to keep your eyes protected and healthy. They offer a variety of frames that fit every face shape and size which is perfect for someone like me who has a very small head. At checkout, you can include your prescription or have them install blue – light lenses for digital protection.

Warby Parker was founded to offer you high quality glasses at an affordable cost. What makes them different is that they allow you to order five pairs to try on at home – for free! They partner with VisionSpring in their Buy a Pair, Give a Pair program which lets them donate a pair of glasses for each Warby pair you purchase. Together, they are empowering young children and adults who are in need of glasses.

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a real beauty - Catbird

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A girl loves her jewelry. The Sleeping Beauty Ring from Catbird is the perfect addition to any collection. Featuring ethically sourced 14k gold, the ring comes in a variety of sizes ranging from 3.5 to 9. The ring is elegant, chic, and timeless.  

Catbird was founded in 2004 by Rony Vardi. Every piece of jewelry is made in the company’s Brooklyn studio. Their diamonds, gold and other jewels are all ethically sourced and fairly priced. Since launching the company, they founded the Catbird Foundation where they donate 1% of all sales to nonprofit organizations. As of now, the company has donated an estimated $448,834.

environmental love - Patagonia

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We’ve entered into Spring! And with that, the Fitz Roy Bear Uprisal Hoody from Patagonia is perfect for those chilly spring nights. The hoody was made with 14.9 plastic bottles and .82 pounds of cotton scrap. As a result, Patagonia managed to save about 184 gallons of water and its Fair Trade Certified. A hoody fit for you and the environment.

Patagonia was founded by Yvon Chouinard. Since launching his company, he has donated 1% of his profits to environmental organizations. He later launched Tin Shed Ventures, formerly known as the $20 Million and Change fund, to help start-up companies bring positive benefits to the environment. Recently, Chouinard announced his company will donate the $10 million dollars his company saved (thanks to Trump’s tax cuts) to help fight climate change.

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lunchables - FEED

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FEED is bringing out the kid in you with their new Lunch Box. It features a cotton exterior, a wipeable interior, and a zip closure. FEED gives you the opportunity to pack your lunch and snacks for a great cause. With each purchase, you’ll be providing a young child with a school meal. 

FEED was founded by Lauren Pierce Bush in 2007. After witnessing child hunger, she created a lifestyle brand that allows people to change the world with their purchases. Each FEED product you buy has a number featured on it that represents the amount of school meals provided with your purchase. As of today, FEED has been able to provide over 100 million school meals (and counting) thanks to you.

planting hope - Sprout World

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Pencils just got a whole lot sustainable. Imagine how easy it would be if you plant your pencils instead of throwing them in the trash? Sprout World’s Graphite Pencils allow you to do just that. Once you’re done with your pencil, plant it in an empty pot with the seed capsule facing down. Once they germinate, they’ll turn into either flowers, herbs, or even vegetables!

Sprout World was founded with the purpose of encouraging everyone to be more sustainable. They’ve certainly made it easy for everyone to care about the environment. Once the seeds have sprouted, the stub will decompose as it is 100% biodegradable. Saving the world, one pencil at a time.

skin so pure - Philosophy

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Even the toughest, most ambitious boss babes need a gentle cleanser to clean their skin. Philosophy’s Purity Cleanser is quite possibly the most gentle, purifying cleanser that won’t strip the skin. With ingredients such as meadowfoam, sandalwood and rosewood oil, the cleanser eliminates makeup while conditioning the skin. 

Philosophy was founded by Christina Carlino. Since then, she has been committed to offering products that deliver results in order to transform your skin for the better. Along with Philosophy, she has created the hope & grace initiative where she supports mental health treatments. Each product that is sold allows the company to support mental health efforts by donating financial grants in treating and preventing mental illness.

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get moving - Thinx

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You no longer have to feel worried, anxious, or limited when it’s that time of the month. Thinx Underwear now let’s you feel sassy, capable, and worry - free. Thinx brings you period underwear so you can completely ditch your tampons and pads – which ultimately end up in landfills and contribute to pollution. Made out of moisture – wicking cotton, it’s leak – resistant and traps odor. The best part is it doesn’t feel wet or soggy. It’s just like regular underwear but better!

Thinx was founded in 2014 to break the period taboo. Their line of underwear offers a variety of styles from hi - waisted, hip huggers, and even thongs. They’re incredibly absorbent and easy to wash. Thinx has partnered with PERIOD and launched their United for Access Campaign in order to fight for free access to period products to students across the U.S.

bag full of promise - STATE Bags

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Backpacks are crucial for maximalists who seem to carry a whole other world with them, much like me. That’s why STATE’s Kane backpack is more than perfect because we’re able to carry everything our hearts desire. Made of 100% leather, it features many compartments to fit your laptop, books, makeup, etc. It’s chic and will compliment any outfit.

STATE Bags was founded by Scot and Jacq Tatelman. The beautiful thing about the company is the way they give back. With every backpack sold, they provide young kids with their very own backpack filled with tools they’ll need to succeed!