15 Beauty Products That Give Back to the LGBTQ+ Community

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Pride Month is here, and some of your favorite beauty brands are celebrating by supporting the LGBTQ+ community. From limited-edition collaborations to your trusted favorites in Pride-worthy packaging, each of these products will help with donations and contributions to various LGBTQ+ initiatives. Beauty companies partnered with nonprofit organizations such as the Trevor Project, GLAAD, and so many more. We curated a list of brands and products supporting Pride this year.

Whether it's makeup, hair, skin-care, or nails, there's no better time to shop your beauty must haves or try something new — all while contributing to organizations that support the LGBTQ+ community. You can even discover and shop from LGBTQ-founded and owned brands, like Beekman 1802, Good Light, Olehenriksen, and more. Stock up on bestselling skin-care, such as the Glow Recipe's Watermelon Glow PHA+BHA Toner or Peace Out's hydrocolloid acne patches. Get bold and colorful makeup looks with palettes from Danessa Myricks and MAC Cosmetics. Looking to beat the frizz this summer? Try Andrew Fitzsimons's leave-in conditioner for effortless styling. Treat yourself to these LGBTQ-founded brands and Pride-themed beauty products ahead.

Additional reporting by Jesa Marie Calaor

False Eyelashes From Kiss
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False Eyelashes From Kiss

Kiss Color The World Pride Glue-On False Eyelashes ($6)

Level up your lash game with these statement-making Color The World Pride Glue-On False Eyelashes from Kiss. The collection has three different styles, so you can get the drama perfect for your look. Kiss donates to The Trevor Project.

A Highlighter From Makeup Revolution
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A Highlighter From Makeup Revolution

Makeup Revolution Beauty Beam Bright Rainbow Highlighter ($12)

The Makeup Revolution Rainbow Beam Bright Highlighter will give your cheeks a rainbow, glowy hue. It has a silky texture that melts into the skin for that holographic-like shine. The brand donates to Switchboard and The Trevor Project.

A Leave-in Conditioner From Andrew Fitzsimons
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A Leave-in Conditioner From Andrew Fitzsimons

Andrew Fitzsimons AF1 Restructuring 10-in-1 Leave-In Conditioner ($16)

If you have dry or damaged hair, the AF1 Restructuring 10-in-1 Leave-In Conditioner helps replenish and revive the ends. It's a multipurpose product that acts as a heat protectant while strengthening and restoring the hair with bonding technology, castor oil, and passion fruit oil. Your hair will look and feel soft, shiny, and healthy.

The brand's founder, Andrew Fitzsimons, started the Trans Cosmetic Donation Program at the Trans Wellness Center to promote the needs of the trans and gender non-conforming communities.

A Nail Polish Set From Sally Hansen
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A Nail Polish Set From Sally Hansen

Sally Hansen Insta Dri x GLAAD Pride Pansexual Nail Polish Trio Pack ($18) and Sally Hansen Insta Dri x GLAAD Pride Gender Fluid Nail Polish 5-Pack ($26)

Sally Hansen is partnering with GLAAD for the Insta Dri x GLAAD Pride Nail Polish Collection packs. These polishes are great for a quick, fast-drying mani and pedi. All you need is one coat and it dries in 60 seconds. The Pansexual Trio Pack features the colors of the pansexual flag, and the Gender Fluid represents the colors of gender fluidity.

Acne Patches From Peace Out
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Acne Patches From Peace Out

Peace Out Pride Limited Edition Salicylic Acid Acne Healing Dots ($19)

There's no better time to stock up on acne patches, especially these Pride-themed ones. These acne patches are infused with salicylic acid to help prevent and calm zits overnight. The hydrocolloid patches suck out all the gunk while creating a protective barrier for proper healing.

A Lightweight Foundation From About-Face
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A Lightweight Foundation From About-Face

About-Face The Performer Skin-Focused Foundation ($22)

About-Face's The Performer Skin-Focused Foundation is an editor-backed foundation that delivers lightweight wear with a skin-like finish. Founded by Halsey (she/they), the brand aims to celebrate individuality and identity affirmation and often works with queer creators for advocacy and visibility.

"The foundation is long-wearing, and I noticed that it actually moves with my skin without creasing around my laugh lines or under-eye area. The best part about this foundation is how it dries and sets into a natural, skin-like finish for the ultimate my skin but better look," says one of our editors in her review of the About-Face The Performer Skin-Focused Foundation.

A Hydrating Toning Lotion From Good Light
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A Hydrating Toning Lotion From Good Light

Good Light Moon Glow Milky Moisturizing Toning Lotion ($24)

Good Light's Moon Glow Milky Moisturizing Toning Lotion is a lightweight, milky toner that offers deep hydration with gentle exfoliation. It's perfect for all skin types, but especially those who are sensitive, dry, or have congested skin. Co-founded by David Yi (he/they), the brand donates to True Colors United, a non-profit that helps eradicate homelessness that disproportionately affects the trans and LGBTQIA+ communities.

"I found my skin felt moisturized while out in the sun and elements throughout the day. And at night, I woke up to my face feeling hydrated and refreshed. With the toner also being a gentle exfoliant, I definitely felt the subtle deep clean on my face in the morning from the removal of dead skin cells," says one of our editors in her review of the Good Light Moon Glow Milky Moisturizing Toning Lotion.

A Nail Polish Set From OPI
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A Nail Polish Set From OPI

OPI My Me Era Nail Lacquer 6 Piece Mini Pack ($30)

Celebrate yourself and live in your truth with this set of mini polishes from OPI's My Me Era collection. The six mini polishes are long-wearing and come in a range of bright and flattering hues. The brand is committed to donating $100,000 to The Trevor Project.

An Exfoliating Toner From Glow Recipe
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An Exfoliating Toner From Glow Recipe

Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow PHA + BHA Pore-Tight Toner ($35)

Glow Recipe, a sponsor of NYC Pride, is bringing back its Pride edition of the bestselling Watermelon Glow PHA + BHA Pore-Tight Toner. It has watermelon, which helps soothe and moisturize the skin; PHAs and BHA to gently exfoliate; and cactus water and hyaluronic acid to deeply hydrate the skin. The brand will continue to donate and support the Heritage of Pride.

"The Watermelon Glow Toner's formula is just viscous enough that when I pour it into my hand, it collects in a little puddle, which I can easily smooth onto my face and neck . . . Using this toner day and night has significantly improved the scarring that usually follows every breakout. The glowing complexion is just the cherry on top," says one of our editors in her review of the Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow PHA + BHA Pore-Tight Toner.

A Blush From Kevyn Aucoin Beauty
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A Blush From Kevyn Aucoin Beauty

Kevyn Aucoin Beauty The Neo-Blush ($40)

If you're obsessed with the sunset blush trend, the Neo-Blush from Kevyn Aucoin Beauty will be all you need. These ombre blushes have a gradient of pearl, satin, and matte finishes, and they come in four shades. During June, the brand will donate five percent of sales from this blush and other products up to $10,000.

A Brightening Moisturizer From Olehenriksen
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A Brightening Moisturizer From Olehenriksen

Olehenriksen Banana Bright+ Instant Glow Moisturizer ($52)

Loaded with vitamin C, this moisturizer will instantly hydrate and brighten your complexion. The illuminating daily moisturizer is great as a makeup primer since it can help extend the wear of your base products. Founded by Ole Henriksen, who identifies as gay, the brand has supported the LBGTQ+ community throughout the years, including donating to The Trevor Project and GLAAD.

"The face cream felt surprisingly lightweight on my skin. The moisturizer's hero ingredient is vitamin C, which is known for its brightening properties, and right away it delivered on that dewy, luminous skin look. This was probably as close as I'd ever get to shining vampire skin à la Twilight. My skin felt hydrated, soft, and supple, and I was pleased with the appearance of my skin with just the moisturizer on it," says one of our editors in her Olehenriksen Banana Bright+ Instant Glow Moisturizer review.

A Skin-Care Set From Beekman 1802
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A Skin-Care Set From Beekman 1802

Beekman 1802 Bloom with Pride Skincare Set ($59)

The Beekman 1802 Bloom with Pride Skincare Set is ideal for those looking for targeted treatments. Each set comes with a full-size Bloom Cream Moisturizer along with five serum boosters that you can use to cater to your skin's needs. It contains a vitamin C-based serum for brightening, a peptide serum for firming, a willow bark serum for breakouts, a bakuchiol-based serum, and a calamine one for blemishes.

The box is designed by LGBTQ+ artist Elly Ayling, and a portion of the profits from this set will be donated to the Ali Forney Center to support at-risk LGBTQ+ youth.

A Face Palette From Danessa Myricks Beauty
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A Face Palette From Danessa Myricks Beauty

Danessa Myricks Beauty Love is Love All Over Face Palette ($65)

Danessa Myricks Beauty's Love Is Love Pride Palette is a bold face palette that lets you get creative with multi-chrome shades. Inspired by a rainbow, you can layer tones together for a color-shifting look on your eyes and cheeks. The palette pays tribute to celebrating love in all forms and the inclusive spirit of the LGBTQ+ Community.

A Skin-Care Set From Eve Lom
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A Skin-Care Set From Eve Lom

Eve Lom Glow with Pride Set ($130)

Created in collaboration with Raphael Say, the Eve Lom Glow with Pride Set features the brand's six bestsellers so you can have glowing, hydrated skin. It includes a cleanser, a moisturizer, a rescue mask, a retinol serum, a lip balm, and a muslin cleansing cloth. All of the net proceeds from this set will be donated to Stonewall, a UK-based charity supporting equal rights for LGBTQ+ people around the world.

An Eyeshadow Palette From MAC Cosmetics
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An Eyeshadow Palette From MAC Cosmetics

MAC Cosmetics 40 Shades Of Pride Eye Shadow Vault ($150)

This limited edition 40-pan palette from MAC Cosmetics is filled with mattes, shimmers, and metallics that let you unleash your creativity. The palette's packaging features a rainbow-puffed look that represents each of the colors of the LGBTQIA+ community. All of the proceeds from this palette go to support M·A·C VIVA GLAM's mission of LGBTQIA+ equality.

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Anvita Reddy is an assistant editor for PS Shopping. She has a passion for products and is an avid reviewer of everything including furniture, mattresses, home gadgets, cookware, tech, and more. Having dealt with acne as a teenager and into adulthood, her expertise lies in beauty. She has tried and tested plenty of skin care, makeup, hair care, and countless other beauty products.



Jesa Marie Calaor was a former assistant editor for PS Beauty.