If you were anything like me during the Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford hearings last week, you were either crying at your desk or throwing things across the room in anger. Thankfully, theres an alternative option when it comes to releasing frustration over the madnessLipsluts F*ck Kavanaugh Lipstick. Purchasing this new aesthetic offering actually helps make a difference for sexual assault victims.
Heres a brief breakdown of whats been happening in the Senate over the last week, in case youve been living under a rock. Last Thursday, research psychologist and professor Christine Blasey Ford accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her at a party when they were in high school. Dr. Ford says she is 100 percent sure that it was Kavanaugh who assaulted her, meanwhile Kavanaugh was 100 percent sure it wasnt him. While Democratic senators shared their praise and admiration for her courage during the hearings, some Republican senators were pretty outraged over the hearings (looking at you, Senator Graham). It was Senator Flake, a Republican from Arizona, who surprised everyone with this vote to allow the FBI to further investigate the case over a week-long period.
Unlike Kavanaugh during the hearings, Dr. Ford was incredibly calm and composed (and a bit teary-eyed) when asked tough questions about her sexual assault as a 15-year-old. Lipsluts newest shade, F*ck Kavanaugh ($20, lipslut.com) was inspired by Dr. Fords demeanor during the hearings, the matte liquid lipstick described as a, cool, calm, and collected red on their site a red shade that actually resembles Kavanaughs enraged face while he tried to defend himself throughout the hearing.
The social justice beauty brand first made major headlines with the release of its F*ck Trump ($20, lipslut.com) lip shade in July, when all eyes were on Trump for his zero tolerance immigration policy. Described as a balanced, mid-tone nude pink on their site, the F*ck Trump shade donated 100 percent of all earnings from the lipstick to help a civil rights organization targeted by the Trump administration. The brand allowed each customer to choose from a list of organizations to donate to at checkout.
Now, Lipslut is donating 100 percent of proceeds from their F*ck Kavanaugh lipstick sales to anti-sexual assault organizations, including RAINN, NO MORE, National Alliance to End Sexual Violence, and End the Backlog. The fundraiser will run from Monday, October 1 through Sunday, October 7, and once its done, theyll donate 50 percent of the proceeds to the same organizations. Intensely pigmented and long-wearing, the lipstick is made with coconut oil and vitamin E for moisturized lips that wont crack.
100% towards charity, 100% against assault, the F*ck Kavanaugh shade is currently in pre-ordering stage, where shipping will begin 6-8 weeks as of October 1. As we wait to hear the fate of Kavanaughs nomination after the FBI investigation this week, now is the perfect time to throw some shade towards sexual assault and purchase a product that could possibly help thousands of sexual assault victims nationwide. Support Dr. Fords bravery and courage to stand up for millions of women (and men!) across the country who face sexual assault too-often to be ignored.