December 10 marked the 74th Human Rights Day, a date commemorating the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This important document was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948 and outlined 30 "fundamental freedoms" that all people are innately privileged to as human beings. With this monumental day coinciding with the season of giving, we thought we'd round up 14 products that help support human rights organizations in the United States and worldwide. Read on to discover these gifts that keep on giving.
NOTO Botanics Agender Oil
NOTO Botanics' Agender Oil is the perfect gift for those looking to elevate their body care routine. Formulated with hemp seed oil, vetiver, and lavender, this body oil helps soften and moisturize your skin and hair. NOTO Botanics donates funds from their Agender Oil sales to numerous human rights organizations like Planned Parenthood, The Trevor Project, and Black Mamas Matter. To date, they have raised over $26,000 in charitable funds.
Tatcha The Starter Ritual
If you're unfamiliar with Tatcha, The Starter Ritual is the perfect introduction. It includes some of the brand's best-selling products like the Camellia Cleansing Oil, Rice Polish, Essence, and Dewy Skin Cream. Every Tatcha purchase helps the brand continue its Education Fund. The initiative works closely with Room to Read; an organization focused on helping girls stay in school in Asia and Africa.
The Body Shop Flex Your Power Body Care Pack
Sample some of The Body Shop's best products (like the Shea Body Butter) in this set. Until December 31, $1 from every Flex Your Power Pack sold (up to $25,000) will be donated to Apathy is Boring, an organization focused on encouraging democratic participation.
Lush Charity Pot Body Lotion
Everyone can always use a new body lotion, so add this one from Lush to your cart. The rich cream is made with fair trade butters, moringa oil, and aloe vera gel. Needless to say, it makes your skin feel and smell good. Plus, Lush donates 100% of the price to small grassroots organizations working in human rights, animal protection, and environmental justice.
Oui the People Bodycare Bestsellers Set
Oui the People's Bodycare Bestsellers Set is stocked with the beloved body polish, serum, and gloss. Basically, the limited-edition holiday set has everything you need to refresh your bodycare ritual. When you purchase anything from Oui the People, you can donate 1% of your purchase to impactful nonprofit organizations. The options include Holler Health Justice, Not for Sale, PFLAG, and Cool Earth.
The Right to Shower Body Wash
The Right to Shower believes access to cleanliness is a fundamental human right. The brand creates sustainably vegan, cruelty-free, and sustainably sourced hygiene products like body wash and bar soap, committing 30% of its profits to mobile shower initiatives like Lava Mae that help people experiencing homelessness.
Philosophy Amazing Grace Intense Set
Philosophy's Amazing Grace Intense is worth adding to your fragrance wardrobe. This set includes a full-size and travel-size version of the scent. Every time you purchase from Philosophy, a portion of the sale goes toward community-based mental health organizations that focus on the well-being of women and families. Over the last eight years, the brand has donated over $5.8m across 99 grants to 79 organizations.
Claws Out Uterus Nail Polish
Each shade of Claws Out Nail Polishes supports a different charity. For example, if you purchase "Liberty," the brand will donate to the NAACP Legal Defense. Whereas proceeds from "Big Hugs" will go toward Feeding America. The cruelty-free, vegan polish will arrive at your door with a donation card that explains the cause (or claws, as they call it) it supports.
Beautiful Rights Change Maker Matte Lipstick
A deep, matte red lip is synonymous with the holiday season. So, this shade from Beautiful Rights is perfect. The brand donates 20% of all sales of this lipstick to causes that support women's rights and gender justice initiatives—you can choose between Planned Parenthood, ACLU, Lambda Legal, and more at checkout. The donation amount is purposeful as it represents the 20% wage gap between men's and women's pay in the United States.
M·A·C Cosmetics Viva Glam x Keith Haring Lipstick
This limited-edition Viva Glam lipstick—which comes in blue, red, and yellow—is inspired by artist Keith Haring's signature color palette. When you buy any Viva Glam Lipstick, 100% of the selling price is donated to local organizations supporting women and girls, the LGBTQIA+ community, and people living with or affected by HIV/AIDS.
Underdog Candles 'Resignation Letter' Candle
Underdog Candles are hand-poured and made with 100% soy wax. Even better? 5% of the proceeds support LGBTQIA+ rights organizations like Sisters PGH, Callen-Lorde, and The Trevor Project. With clever names such as "Resignation Letter" and "Fresh Out the Closet," these candles make great stocking stuffers for the fun-loving scent enthusiasts on your list.
FEED Eleanor Crossbody Bag
If you're looking for a gift for your fashion-forward friends, the Eleanor Crossbody Bag will surely be a hit. With adjustable straps, interior pockets, and a zipper closure, it's functional yet sleek. When you shop with FEED, it allows the brand to donate meals to underprivileged children worldwide. Purchasing Eleanor Crossbody Bag, in particular, will enable them to donate 50 meals.
GRANT BLVD Colorblock Jacket
This Colorblock Jacket from GRANT BLVD will surely bring a smile to any sustainable fashion lover's face. Based in Philadelphia, PA, the brand's pieces are produced using sustainably sourced fabric, including deadstock items from thrift shops and fabric overages. Beyond being eco-conscious, GRANT BLVD aims to make a difference by partnering with Books Through Bars and the Youth Sentencing and Reentry Project to support those imprisoned and those reentering society.
The Giving Keys Classic Key Necklace
The Giving Keys is known for its inspiring hand-stamped jewelry. The brand's Classic Key Necklace is a simple, versatile piece that makes a big statement. You can customize it to your liking, choosing between three metals and an array of word options. The company encourages you to wear your piece and then pass it on to someone who needs it more than you (you can read customers' "Pay it Forward" stories here). The Giving Keys also donates a portion of its profits to Chrysalis, a nonprofit organization that supports those transitioning out of homelessness.