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BYRDIE BEAUTY

8 WAYS TO GIVE BACK IF YOU'RE OBSESSED WITH MAKEUP | Kaitlyn McLintock

May 2017

For as long as the beauty industry has existed, it has been associated with words like “vain” and “frivolous.” Here at Byrdie, however, we have a different perspective. The thing is, when we talk about hair, makeup, and skincare, we’re not really talking about hair, makeup, and skincare. We’re talking about what that specific style, shade, or product can do for the person wearing it.

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MAKEUP ARTISTS HELP CANCER PATIENTS PUT ON A BRAVE FACE | Kim Baldonado

April 2017

Many of the powerful drugs used to fight cancer result in hair loss and negatively affect the skin, leaving patients feeling less than their best. That’s where a team of volunteers comes in, to not only restore their appearance, but also their dignity.

WOMEN'S HEALTH MAGAZINE

Lip Service

May 2016

Meet the charities (and charity-minded cosmetic brands) that are using beauty as a means of giving back–and giving a boost to women in need.

THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE

MAKEUP GOES BEYOND VANITY FOR TRANS WOMEN, CANCER PATIENTS AND VIOLENCE SURVIVORS | Danielle Braff

December 2016

[Lipstick Angels] sends makeup volunteers to patients while they’re getting chemotherapy infusions at hospitals (they’re in four hospitals in Los Angeles and in New York, but are working to expand), and they do organic beauty treatments, including makeup. “Sometimes, putting their makeup on and feeling dignified is the last thing on their list,” said Renata Helfman, founder and executive director of Lipstick Angels.

FOX NEWS HEALTH

VOLUNTEER MAKEUP ARTISTS PAMPER PATIENTS DURING CANCER TREAMENT | Nicole Kwan

November 2016

Betty Elkes faced cancer multiple times and received her last diagnosis in 2010. Before going in for treatment, she would always put on her red lipstick, a gesture that stuck with her granddaughter, Renata Helfman.

RANDOM ACTS OF LIPSTICK

SHOP FALL'S HEALTHIEST BEAUTY ESSENTIALS TO SUPPORT LIPSTICK ANGELS | Alexis Farah

October 2016

By now, you’ve probably gained some knowledge of the natural and organic beauty industry. You’ve probably browsed the skin care aisle in Whole Foods or clean boutiques like The Detox Market. And you’ve probably made an informed decision to incorporate at least some “healthy” items in your beauty arsenal.

NEWYORK-PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL/WEILL CORNELL MEDICAL CENTER

LIPSTICK ANGELS BRING GLAMOUR TO PATIENT CARE AT NEWYORK-PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL/WEILL CORNELL MEDICAL CENTER

October 2016

Lipstick Angels, an organization dedicated to providing high-quality beauty support services to restore and strengthen the dignity, hope and self-esteem of cancer patients is now expanding its services to New York by aligning with NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center.

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5 RULES FOR LIFE: RENATA HELFMAN | Amber Katz

September 2016

Makeup artist, Lipstick Angels founder, and eco-beauty expert Renata Helfman has worked with clients like Jennifer Jason Leigh. Determined to make luxury natural products more accessible to the public, Renata founded Vert in 2007, the first eco-chic beauty boutique in the nation.  Here, she shares her Five Rules For Life.

LOVE GOODLY BLOG

RENATA OF LIPSTICK ANGELS | Ashley Kajcienski

September 2016

LOVE GOODLY is honored to introduce guest editor Renata Hellman, formerly a celebrity makeup artist and natural products advocate, who started the nonprofit Lipstick Angels in 2012 to use the power of beauty to transform and heal. She has made it her mission to bring beauty, compassion and human touch to cancer patients.

CITY OF HOPE BREAKTHROUGHS

LIPSTICK ANGELS USE BEAUTY TO HELP PATIENTS TRANSFORM AND HEAL | Veronique de Turenne

December 2015

How’s this for unfair — the chemotherapy and radiation that can save a cancer patient’s life are the very things that wreak havoc on appearance. Enter Renata Helfman, a Hollywood makeup artist and the founder of the nonprofit group, Lipstick Angels. Staffed by volunteer makeup artists and aestheticians who offer their services for free, the mission of Lipstick Angels is to show patients how a regular beauty routine can help them look and feel better.

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