Our Impact

Why We Care

In addition to her passion for clean, natural skincare, {save} CEO Joanna Draniak-Kicínska is passionate about serving others. Joanna recognizes the importance of treating each day as a gift and it’s the reason that {save} skincare operates with conscience, respecting people, resources and the planet.

What We Care About

How We Show It

Women

Women’s empowerment

CEO Joanna Draniak-Kicínska was born into a company that was started by her mother, just after the fall of communism in Poland. Joanna’s mother wasn’t afraid to be bold and take risks, and raised a daughter who was fierce and bold just like her.

Caring about women’s health and beauty is our business, but we’re so much more than a beauty company. We recognize the strength and power of women, and the important role that women play in society. {save} recognizes that when women are happy and confident, everyone benefits. That’s why we’re honored to support initiatives such as:

  • My Beauty Mark Foundation that provides financial assistance and resources to warriors affected by cancer, who are forced to stop working;
  • Imagine This Women's International Film Festival that aims to celebrate and empower independent and aspiring women filmmakers from around the world;
  • Her Campus College Fashion Week, the intersection between fashion and identity in ways that highlight diversity, empowerment and inclusivity;
  • The Laurel Center in their mission of stopping the cycle of domestic and sexual violence with the {save} Angel Night event and ongoing financial support;
  • The Breasties that empower women affected by breast and reproductive cancers by igniting strength and positivity through connection, free retreats, wellness activities, events and an all-inclusive resourceful online community;
  • Fighting Pretty empowering women battling all types of cancer, at any stage of treatment to feel strong, beautiful and fierce.
  • Operation Happy Nurse that provides resources to nurses, to work to end depression and anxiety to those in this difficult profession.
  • National Coalition Against Domestic Violence to support their mission to lead, mobilize and raise voices to support efforts that demand a change of conditions that lead to domestic violence such as patriarchy, privilege, racism, sexism, and classism.


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Fair Labor

Fair Labor Practices

We believe that creating a better world starts at home. That’s why as a company, we value our people and treat each employee with fair and friendly work conditions. Our family company is built on trust and friendship. We believe that creating a great work environment with fair pay and safe, sensitive working conditions is not only the right thing to do, but in the end, results in a more successful business. Our team is composed of passionate people devoted to our mission, and we care for each and every one of them.

Planet

Respecting Our Planet

{save} products are formulated with highly biodegradable ingredients. 95 to 99% of our products will fully decompose into natural elements, returning to the earth while doing no harm. We put this same amount of care and thought into our packaging, using recyclable packaging that conforms to the international cosmetic standards of Ecocert and Cosmos. {save} packaging meets requirements regarding cleanliness, hygiene and traceability throughout all processes and ensures that packaging respects the environment.

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Resources

Resources

{save} is committed to sustainable practices in all portions of the manufacturing process. Our manufacturing facility is powered by sources that incorporate renewable energy. We use minimal water in our manufacturing processes, and have installed LED lighting in all manufacturing and office facilities. At {save} we use ingredients and processes that require lower energy consumption such as cold processing. Even our printing company is chosen for its low carbon footprint. {save} also takes steps to minimize any pollution emissions during every step of the manufacturing process.



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