Solstice Sol was created after a battle with cancer made founder Krystle aware of just how harmful an impact toxic chemicals and UV rays can be for our bodies and skin. Her journey inspired her to create a product that would allow people to have that sunkissed golden glow without the harmful health effects.
If you too are moved to choose beauty products that are clean and healthy, then you’ll love discovering more beauty brands created by breast cancer survivors.
5 Beauty Brands Founded by Breast Cancer Survivors
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Co-founder Kristin Smith helped co-found the company after being diagnosed with Stage 2 Triple Negative breast cancer. She discovered a passion for creating effective, chemical-free skincare products.
The company offers a range of non-toxic haircare, skincare, and other wonderful products.
Odacité was founded by Valerie Grandury after her battle with breast cancer. Her own health journey led her to become a health and wellness coach when she started creating custom-blended skincare for herself and her clients. Today, Odacité creates toxin-free skincare using the purest ingredients.
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The original SurvivorEyes style kit was created by a breast cancer survivor, designed to help women give themselves beautiful brows that last all day. Every purchase supports charities that help those who live with hair loss.
Violets are Blue
Violets are Blue founder Cynthia was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011. During her treatment, she tossed out all her beauty products that contained unsafe chemicals and synthetic fragrances, leaving her with limited options. This experience drove her to found Violets are Blue in 2015. 10% of the company’s purchase price for products goes to skincare donations for cancer patients.
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SaltyGirl Beauty was created after co-founder Sarah Kelly discovered, at 32 weeks pregnant, that she had breast cancer. After losing her hair during chemo, she sought out something to help her rediscover her confidence and saltiness, which would inspire SaltyGirl Beauty. The company focuses on products that use organic, nourishing ingredients.
Discover the journey that led Krystle to create our sunless tanner and found Solstice Sol, and why creating a healthy, non-toxic product is so important to us. Read more.