Returning! As the world struggles desperately to slow the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak, beauty brands are doing their part to help protect the lives of medical professionals, the community and customers.
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Everyone, from independent brands to big beauty giants, stood out to make an impact, from donating N95 masks while the country faces huge shortages of medical supplies to providing cleaning products for shelters.
Take French beauty giants L’Oréal and LVMH, for example. The companies converted their manufacturing facilities so that, instead of producing beauty products and fragrances, they produced hand sanitizer for medical professionals.
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These large companies – and others – are also donating large sums of money to organizations aligned with coronavirus relief, in addition to providing personal protective equipment to hospitals.
Smaller brands like Billie, CURLS and WOO also played a crucial role in the fight. Insta's famous beard and skin care brand, Billie, is donating up to $ 100,000 to food banks across the country and the curly hair product brand is sending protective gear to "key members of the medical community ".
Celebrity tattoo artist Dr. Woo launched the first part of his skin care collection on Wednesday, March 25, and 100% of the new soap's net profits are going to Baby2Baby. The organization provides "basic needs for children and families affected by COVID-19".
In response to the pandemic, many states have issued orders to close all "non-essential businesses", which include all physical stores. Most brands still accept online orders, but some have been forced to temporarily close their production and manufacturing facilities.
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Keep browsing to find out how beauty brands are doing their part to help others during the COVID-19 outbreak.