This Works has created a wonderfully heart-warming scheme, opening its customer service line to support anyone who is feeling lonely during the lockdown period.
Pai has begun a ‘Buy One Give One’ campaign, where you can purchase a hand sanitiser and your order means an NHS frontline worker, care home, homeless charity or beauty bank will receive a donation of one, too. So far they have donated over 3000 units.
L’Occitane en Provence was one of the first brands to donate to the NHS, they have gifted thousands of hand creams and toiletries to healthcare workers – with over 10,000 units donated so far.
Filorga has donated its nourishing beauty products to a local NHS team, to help combat the dry skin caused by PPE face masks and frequent hand washing.
The Body Shop has donated over 255,000 toiletry items to frontline NHS workers, with the aim to help workers having to shower onsite in between long shifts. A further 100,000 bars of soap and 1000,000 hand creams are being sent to the temporary hospitals currently being created, including the Nightingale at London’s Excel Centre.
Revlon, through its brand Elizabeth Arden, has donated over 4000 of its soothing Eight Hour Cream® products to the NHS.
Boots has partnered with The Hygiene Bank and FareShare to give both NHS staff and vulnerable people access to the toiletries they desperately need. Over 200,000 essentials are being donated by the retailer from the brand’s best-selling N07, Soap & Glory ranges and more.
Avon meanwhile is campaigning to the government to act now in order to protect the vulnerable under lockdown, especially the women and children who are more likely to be victims of abuse. They have donated £150,000 to the UK national domestic abuse charity, Refuge, helping them keep their 24-hour helpline operating. The brand has also announced a $1 million commitment to support frontline services tackling the issue.