ELLE (Canada) - - Beauty -

In 1912, El­iz­a­beth Ar­den (née Florence Nightin­gale, af­ter the woman con­sid­ered to be the founder of mod­ern nurs­ing) marched down Fifth Av­enue in New York City to de­mand the right to vote and sup­plied her fel­low suf­fragettes with red lip­stick from her fledg­ling beauty busi­ness. Over a cen­tury later, the not-so-lit­tle brand from the Wood­bridge, Ont., na­tive is do­nat­ing 100 per­cent of the pro­ceeds from a new red lip­stick, fronted by Reese Wither­spoon, to UN Women, an or­ga­ni­za­tion ded­i­cated to women’s em­pow­er­ment.

El­iz­a­beth Ar­den Limited-Edi­tion Beau­ti­ful Color Mois­tur­iz­ing Lip­stick in Red Door Red ($33.50). For de­tails, see Shop­ping Guide.

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