Tracey Lewis is a writer investigating the narrative, through journalism and brand association, behind modern-day cultural connections, social responsibility, and corporate identity.
Beauty

Reblogged | Remembering Evelyn Lauder: Breast Cancer Research Advocate

New York Times Having fled Europe during the Nazi Regime, Evelyn Hausner settled into a relatively ordinary life with her parents (the owners of a dress shop chain), and attended public school on the west side of Manhattan. It was during her collegiate years at Hunter College that she met a naval officer trainee, Leonard...

Pure Citizen’s Flash Sales Deliver Goodness to Shoppers

Pure Citizen Let’s say you have a passion for fashion, but you’re equally passionate about giving back to causes that help change our world. On a less-than-Rockerfeller budget, can the two co-exist? Sure they can, if you’re a pure citizen. And by that, I mean that you’re a member of the consciously cute flash sale...

For Online Jeweler CrushCrush Couture, All That Glitters is a Goldmine for Charity

CrushCrush Couture I recently bookmarked a new website, CrushCrush Couture, which sells an impressive array of cute designer jewelry. But the most interesting part is that these folks donate 25% of every purchase to charity. So go ahead; fill your e-shopping cart knowing that you’ll be looking good while doing good, too. The website, which...

Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Cream Will Benefit amfAR

Kiehl’s annual LifeRide for amfAR is coming back for an encore on August 1, after raising $85,000 last year to support The Foundation for AIDS Research. Over the course of six days, motorcycle enthusiasts – including celebrities William H. Macy, Tricia Helfer, and Fred Durst – either took to the road or leant their support...

In The Bag | Bieber’s OPI Nail Polish and Other Beauty Brands With Big Hearts

It is commonly said that beauty emanates from within. Perhaps that’s why so many beauty brands have given their already well-formulated products an added dose of compassion. Through charitable partnerships, those companies are raising big funds to combat even bigger problems like world hunger, child sex trafficking, and cancer. Here are few beauty products to...

Kiehl’s Wants You to Vote for Your Favorite Cause

KiehlsGives.com The famously do-gooder skincare and beauty brand, Kiehl’s, is socializing its charity efforts this summer. To add some star power to the mix, they’ve enlisted the help of celebrity friends – actress Julianna Moore and music icons Pharrell Williams and Scissor Sisters – to promote their favorite social causes. Kiehl’s Gives is an ongoing...

A Beautiful Fight Against Domestic Violence

I can’t stress often enough how important it is for one to work on both self-confidence and compassion, the same way he or she would work on developing creative skills and a career. These things work simultaneously, and the better you are at recognizing the value of yourself and others, the better you will be...