Kylie Jenner pivots her cosmetic factories to producing hand sanitizers

The Kylie Cosmetics factories, famous for churning out revolutionary lip kits and Kylighters, has officially put a halt on production amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead, the beauty company announced it will be producing hand sanitizers for hospitals in southern California.

The free hand sanitizer will include a custom message that reads “Dedicated to first responders working to support our communities,” Jenner and her mother Kris said in a joint message.

Following suit from other major global companies such as LVMH, CHI Haircare, Estee Lauder and L’Oreal –– Coty Inc., the majority stakeholder of Kylie Cosmetics, released a press statement about the transition of their many factories.

“As a responsible beauty company, we make our resources and facilities available to help the communities we are operating in during these exceptionally challenging times,” said Pierre Laubies, Coty CEO. “We are proud to support the brave professionals fighting on the frontlines against COVID-19 by providing hand sanitizer where it is needed.”

Earlier in the week, the 22-year-old billionaire quietly donated $1 million to Los Angeles health care workers. Dr. Thais Alaibadi, who delivered Jenner’s two-year-old daughter, Stormi, took to Instagram to thank the Kylie Cosmetics founder after she contributed to Alaibadi’s GoFundMe page in efforts to raise 10K N95 masks for first responders.

“I am speechless, my eyes are filled with tears of joy and my heart is overwhelmed with gratitude. I made a wish to the Universe to gather protective masks for our brave healthcare workers and today my dream came true. One of my patients, a beautiful Living Angel just donated $1,000,000 to help us buy hundreds of thousands of masks, face shields, and other protective gear which we will have delivered directly to our first responders, as too many masks at hospitals are disappearing before making their way onto the faces of our front line heroes…” Alaibadi wrote in her heartfelt post.

She continued, ” have never felt more blessed to be a doctor, as helping our brave ER and ICU workers feels just as gratifying as helping my own patients. From the bottom of our hearts, THANK YOU @kyliejenner. You are my hero. This generous donation will help save many precious lives. Our world is a better place with you in it. I love you so much…”

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