With the 2020 election fast approaching, it's time to get serious about checking your registration status (which you can do online), making a plan to cast your ballot, and spreading the word to, well, anyone who will listen.
Encouraging your family and friends to vote is easy with the help of social media and the internet, but let's not forget about the countless brands that have made it their mission to get involved and take a political stand. This year has taught us a lot of things, and one of them is that there's power in where we spend our money.
To show your voting pride and encourage others to do their civic duty, there's a plethora of beauty voting merchandise out there with a charitable component as well, so you can do good, and look good while doing it. Ahead, we rounded up beauty voting swag that you can wear as proudly as you do your "go vote" T-shirt from now through to Nov. 3.
Created by celebrity hairstylist Justine Marjan with Kitsch, the "Vote" Rhinestone Bobby Pin ($29) hopes to inspire others to make their voices heard. Proceeds from the "Vote" hair clip go to When We All Vote.
The new anonymous brand Biden Beauty has launched a dual-sided beauty blender called the Biden Beat and is donating 100 percent of the proceeds from all sales to the Democratic National Convention.
Iris&Romeo is teaming up with Mandana Dayani and I Am A Voter to mobilize women to vote this November. For every purchase of the Iris & Romeo x I Am a Voter Lip Balm ($26), $5 will be donated to I Am A Voter.
The Gloria Steinem Scrunchie ($12) is part of the #TheTeeInVote capsule collection by Michael Stars. Not only does the brand hope to encourage voters with the collection inspired by feminist icon Gloria Steinem, but $50K of the proceeds from sales of the collection will go to three incredible organizations: Black Voters Matter, Voto Latino, and March On.
In celebration of the 100th anniversary of women having the right to vote, Gravitas created a collection of face masks that honor women leaders called the Tokki X Gravitas Vote Collection Face Masks ($24). 10 percent of the proceeds from each women's suffrage mask sold will go to the National Black Women's Justice Institute.
With the last batch of voter registration deadlines right around the corner, Alleyoop partnered with Vote.org to launch its #WontBe53 campaign, which empowers women to register. All you have to do is click the link and pledge to make your voice heard, and not only will you be exercising your right come Nov. 3 but the brand will also send you a free product up to $20 — like this Alleyoop 11th Hour ($20).