From Hard Rock Cafe to Starbucks, famous brands are covering their drinks, foods, and goodies in rainbow sprinkles. Showing their support for the LGBTQ+ communities while the Pride month sets in and the makeup industry is no less.
One cupcake with extra rainbow sparkles please!
The LGBTQ+ community has given the beauty world a vibgyor influence. Trending fashion around colour never gets old or boring and the same goes for the LGBTQ+ vibrant vibe.
Several beauty brands have come up with their limited – edition lipsticks or special makeup collections to honour the Pride month.
Some brands just go lazy on the creativity and slap on some coloured wrappers on their products. While a few other brands are donating their funds to the LGBTQ+ organizations.
Here are a few brands that are going beyond the rainbow sprinkles…
Kiehl’s, the name is enough to get all the attention glued right here. For every purchase made at any NYC Kiehl’s store during the Pride weekend (June 28-30), the brand will donate a product to the Hetrick-Martin Institute. This institute works towards improving the lives of the LGBTQ+ community youth aged 24 and younger.
That’s not all, most importantly Kiehl’s is also giving away a separate monetary donation to the Institute. Besides the brand has already made donations to the NYC Pride and Christopher Street West, a non-profit organization that advocates for gay rights and Los Angeles Pride.
Jessie Paege, the YouTube Star who came out as bisexual last year in a video that garnered 1.3 million views, has now teamed up with Tarte to release a set of mini mascara and a palette of rainbow eyeshadows.
Besides from this vibrant duo, Tarte has also announced that it will be donating a hefty $25,000 to The Trevor Project regardless of the sale numbers.
Let’s get Pride parade ready with this fabulous makeup set from Milk. Because this kit has everything that you’d need for the paraded from body glitter to mascara that won’t smudge no matter how humid it gets.
Besides this fab-bag comes in a slick white bag and the most important part is that 100% of the proceeds which come up to about $50,000 will go directly to The Center, a New York City-based organization that offers health programs and family support services to the LGBTQ+ communities.
What’s better than the best selling products? A whole set of it! This set of Fluide’s long-lasting lipsticks is named after queer landmarks. And, the best part is that these products are on a sale with 50% off in honor of Pride and every $5 will be going to the Callen-Lorde Community Health Centre.
Most importantly the Centre provides quality health-care services to New York City’s LGBTQ communities.
Bring on the rainbow shimmer! In collaboration with queer artist Hey Rooney, HipDot is releasing a limited edition palette packed with all the shimmery shades of the rainbow.
Besides the best part about this palette? 10% of proceeds will be donated to the Anti-Violence Project, which works towards ending all forms of violence against the LGBTQ and the HIV affected communities and supports survivors through counseling.
If you’re a CBD lover then you’d know this Queen really well! Kush Queen, a company that is well known for its CBD products is celebrating the Pride month by releasing their Pride Collection.
This limited lineup includes everything from CBD lube to a relaxing rainbow CBD bath bomb and 20% of the sales will be donated to the Trans Lifeline.
It’s the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots coinciding with Pride this year! An occasion like this one demands a celebration. So, Urban Decay will be giving away 25% of their proceeds from their Urban Decay Heavy Metal Glitter Eyeliner in the limited-edition shade Stonewall (a ruby red).
Most importantly his donation will be given to The Stonewall Foundation, an organization that raises funds to support LGBTQ organizations, projects, and scholarship programs.
The men’s grooming brand, Harry’s has launched a limited-edited Pride shaving set that comes with a complete set of iridescent razor handle, three blade cartridges, a travel cover, and a shaving gel and it’s all encased in a box designed by queer, Madrid based artist Jose Roda.
The one thing that this brand tops all the other is that it will be donating 100% of their proceeds to The Trevor Project, which provides crisis intervention services to the LGBTQ to youth aged 25 and below.
Most importantly Harry’s has already donated $200,000 to support The Trevor Project’s new on-demand training system that aims to increase the number on-demand training system that aims to increase the number of crisis counselors overall.
Now that’s what we take PRIDE in!