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7 Woman-Owned Companies You Should Support If You're A Beauty Addict

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1. Latoya Thompson, founder of Heritage 1933, aims to help women and children through her natural beauty brand.

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Latoya Thompson, owner of beauty brand Heritage 1933, aims to "to transform everyday purchases into a force of good to improve the well-being, self esteem and confidence of women and children in need." For every purchase, Heritage 1933 donates free hair care products to shelters that house women and children. The company is also all for the environment. If customers send back their glass containers, Heritage1933 offers them a discount code for future purchases.

Try their But First, Coffee Scrub ($10), and more of their products.

2. The Lip Bar founder Melissa Butler is celebrating five years of business, and her lipsticks are a fave among beauty addicts.

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Despite being denied on Shark Tank (and being told by an investor that the brand's lipsticks looked like "colorful cockroaches"), The Lip Bar is WINNING and the company consistently partners with charitable organizations to pay it forward. Right now, The Lip Bar is donating $10 from each sale of their 100 Proof lipstick shade to AA490, an organization that raises funds to process untested rape kits of sexual assault victims.

The beautiful burgundy shade 100 Proof ($15) sells out quickly, but the company frequently restocks here! Check out all the other Lip Bar products here, too.

3. Jaz Fenton and her partner Jamil Bhuya are fighting child marriage through their company YLLO.

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YLLO makes the Instagram-famous Tumeric Face Scrub. The product is 100% natural, vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free, paraben-free, and has no added chemicals or toxins. YLLO also donates 10% of its profits to charities supported by Girls Not Brides working to end child marriage around the globe.

Get the YLLO Tumeric Face Scrub ($24.95) here.

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4. Karissa Bodnar was inspired to create Thrive Causmetics after losing a friend to cancer.

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The brand makes faux lashes and makeup with "vegan formulas whenever possible containing proven ingredients without the use of parabens, sulfates or toxins." For every product purchased, Thrive donates one to a woman undergoing cancer treatment.

You can get there best-selling Jackie faux lashes ($38) here, and shop more stuff here.

5. Earth Tu Face founders Sarah Buscho and Marina Storm started the brand in 2010 in their California kitchen and herbal garden.

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Earth Tu Face aligns all its products with charitable organizations! Here's a breakdown of how proceeds are donated: "To honor women and mothers, five percent of the sale of each Body Butter will be donated to Planned Parenthood. To honor all humankind, five percent of the sale of each universal Face Serum will be donated to the ACLU. And to further our total devotion to the planet, five percent of each sale of our zero-waste Skin Stick will be donated to the Center for Biological Diversity."

Shop the Coconut Body Butter ($42) here, and check out more Earth Tu Face products.

6. Mother-daughter duo Hana and Sara are the creators of Senteurs d’Orient, an artisan hand-crafted soap brand dedicated to the education and empowerment of women in Lebanon.

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Through its Senteurs Women’s Initiative, the brand supports initiatives of the United Nations Development Programme to promote gender equality and women's empowerment. They also donate 10% of proceeds to aiding Lebanese women, and 90% of Senteurs d’Orient employees are women.

Get the Orange Blossom soap on a rope ($36) here, and shop the full range of products here.

7. After a life-changing trip to Ghana, college students turned business parters Kwami and Emily launched True Moringa .

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True Moringa is a skin care brand that produces everything from face and body soaps to oils and scrubs. The special ingredient is leaves from the moringa tree, (known to local Ghanians as "the miracle tree"), which have "more vitamin A than carrots, more protein than eggs, more calcium than milk and more iron than spinach." The brand has provided jobs to the local farmers, upping their income by ten percent. And this year, according to The Vegan Edition, True Moringa is planting the largest organic certified moringa farm in Africa and on-boarding hundreds of new farming families!

Get the Eternal Youth Facial + Body Soap here ($12), and check out its other skin care, too.

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