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Nonprofit donates 70,000 tubes of lipstick to domestic violence victims

Lipstick Domestic Violence Victims
Posted at 9:18 PM, Aug 11, 2021

CLEVELAND — More than 70,000 tubes of lipstick have been shipped to 200 domestic violence shelters across all 50 states.

The lipstick comes from Find Your Fabulosity, a nonprofit organization.

Sheyrl Kurland started the organization five years ago while she was volunteering at a domestic violence shelter.

“I just kept looking at these women, and I kept thinking, how can I make these women feel like women again?” said Kurland.

That’s when she remembered something her mother said.

“Sheryl, if you want to feel better, put on a little lipstick,” Kurland said.

She decided to buy 25 tubes of lipstick and gave them away.

“It’s like I took a magic wand to the room and all the pain lifted,” said Kurland.

That was the catalyst for the nonprofit, Kurland said.

This story was first reported by Tracy Carloss on