Archive for April, 2012
In today’s economic state, there are always excuses to be made for wanting to go shopping. Though the people around us may have minor concerns about our spending habits, their judgment isn’t really what bothers us; it’s our own. We can all feel a bit embarrassed for spending money on things we don’t really need. Luckily, there are a few ways to avoid, or at the very least ease, the shame or guilty associated with frivolous spending. Consider investing your hard earned money into products that donate a portion of their sales to charitable causes. That way, a little splurging feels, not only harmless but also quite helpful.
The MAC AIDS Fund has been around since 1994, donating money to support services and programs that help to prevent HIV and AIDS. The VIVA GLAM campaign associated with the MAC AIDS Fund promotes a line of lip care products through the help of celebrities. Famous spokespeople endorsing the campaign have included Mary J. Blige, Lil’ Kim, Elton John and more recently, Ricky Martin and Nicky Minaj. MAC donates 100% of the money made from the VIVA GLAM lip line to assist in HIV and AIDS prevention.
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