We’re celebrating International Women’s Day by teaming up with the British Red Cross to support the amazing work that they do. As a leading charity offering aid in a variety of ways, the Red Cross support people not only in the UK, but around the world, too.
Formed in 1863, the Red Cross has since offered relief during the First and Second World Wars, supported global vaccination programs and have been involved in aid during more recent crises such as the Afghanistan war and the current crisis in Ukraine, striving to protect people in armed conflict. Their work close to home includes emotional and financial support, mobility aids services, refugee services and support at home, whilst their international work helps people and countries in crisis.
We wanted to get involved with a cause that helps so many people through extraordinarily difficult periods in their lives. We hosted a workshop offering a makeup masterclass to a group of refugee women, giving them the tools and confidence to find a look that makes them feel their most powerful self. Our makeup artist Katy Jane talked them through the fundamentals of applying makeup and showed these incredible women how to find shades that work best for them.
The Emolyne x British Red Cross photoshoot captured incredible imagery and stories from a range of models and personalities which we can’t wait to share with you throughout the month. We spoke to each of our models to find out why they wanted to get involved in such a fantastic cause, and spread awareness for a charity changing the world.