14 Stylish Gifts That Give Back (for Under $100)
By giving one of these charitable finds to a friend, you’re joining with others to make a positive change in the world. It's official: Everybody wins.
By Amber Kallor
Original Content |
July 27, 2011
The tiger may be a front-runner for king of the jungle, but this majestic animal is still on the verge of extinction—only an estimated 3,200 survive in the wild worldwide. Support conservation and give a gorgeous palette containing three shadows and a peachy blush—each stamped with a giant cat—that will make any beauty addict swoon. Five percent of the proceeds benefit Traffic
, the wildlife trade-monitoring network.' '
$78 | chantecaille.com
The dog lover or cat fanatic in your life are guaranteed to love these
bracelets (almost) as much as they love their furry friend and
all the proceeds benefit Rescue Paw Foundation
and the construction of a no-kill animal shelter in Lawrence County, Alabama.
$65 for sterling silver paw charm on pink, black or red silk cord ($100 with diamond) | LondonJewelers.com
Buy this ultra-rich moisturizer for a friend with a green thumb who doesn't mind rolling up her sleeves and getting down in the dirt. Plus, a portion of every sale benefits the Yes to Seed Fund, which gives grants to schools to plant gardens and helps kids get in touch with Mother Nature.
$9 | YesToCarrots.com
Convert a gloss-addicted friend with these all-natural lipsticks that moisturize like a balm but provide just the right amount of sheer, shiny color. And by pampering her you're doing good—100 percent of the proceeds support women's health advocacy and human rights issues.
$12 each | IAmAPeaceKeeper.com
The lucky recipient will take cover with this stylish sunflower-covered umbrella that provides economic opportunities for talented women entrepreneurs and their families. They might just look forward to the next rainy day.
$58 | ToryBurch.com
The IOU Project brings the life of a scarf full circle—from the master weaver in India to the European artisan who assembles each one and finally to the owner. By snapping a photo of the scarf's QR code with the company's iPhone app, the recipient can complete the story by uploading a picture of him or herself wearing it. Plus, the European craftsmen and the 20 million Indian families that depend on hand weaving can keep their jobs (which are continually threatened by mass manufacturing).
$50 | iouproject.com
Give the gift of great lashes and in turn you'll be giving a tube of mascara to a cancer patient or survivor at the City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center
in California. After 5,000 have been donated, $1 from each mascara sale will go toward research, treatment and education surrounding women's cancers.
$22 | sephora.com
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