Green beauty products should be the first beauty products you reach for. This Earth Day, soak up the sunshine and embrace the latest in green beauty finds. Using these products not only benefits the environment but also promotes healthy and beautiful skin.
One of the most significant benefits of eco-friendly beauty products is that they are made from natural, organic, and sustainable ingredients. These ingredients are free from harmful chemicals, pesticides, and other toxins that can cause skin irritation. They’re also proven to contribute to and even long-term health problems.
In addition, eco-friendly beauty products are often packaged in environmentally-friendly materials, such as glass or recycled plastic, reducing waste and helping to preserve natural resources.
Natural ingredients are carefully sourced and processed, which allows for minimal impact on the environment. Similarly, the use of recycled materials in packaging reduces the carbon footprint associated with the production and disposal of traditional plastic packaging.
These eco-friendly finds also ensure they never test on animals. Vegan beauty lovers should look for the cute bunny label to ensure these products never harm animals.
GREEN BEAUTY WE CAN GET BEHIND
Single-use anything is so out of style. Instead, adopt a new earth (and wallet) friendly strategy by banishing cotton anything from your routine. Instead, Benols Beauty reusable bamboo makeup remover pads ($19.99 for 20) are here to the rescue. Soft as the real deal, these bamboo pads will only get softer as you wash them, and include this handy bag to ensure you don’t lose any in the wash.
The revolutionary Critical Cosmetic Powders provide double-duty exfoliation for both your face and scalp. These gently formulated food-grade powders are all-natural and boast proven ingredients to banish blackheads, fight age spots and brighten dull complexions. With mixtures as gourmand as Allspice or Kale with Black Kavani Rice and Coconut, you’ll feel nourished inside and out. From $50.
Smelling good is a trend we’d like to stay on top of. Hey Humans Naturally Derived Deodorant is the game changer we’ve been waiting on. Thoughtful in design and approach, these gender-neutral scents boast 100% paper-based packaging, resulting in a completely recyclable tube. Aluminum, Phthalates and Parabens, these natural deodorants actually work. From $6.99.
EASY, BREEZY AND ENVIRONMENTALLY MINDED TOO
Stewards for safe, clean and drinkable water, Stoic Beauty’s product line puts water sustainability first in all its formulas. Stoic sets the standard for beauty products that safely biodegrade in water. MIT & U of T trained chemist Dr Jolanta Wodzinska brings her depth of knowledge to these super hydrating natural beauty boosters. Our fave? The lush and super green Chryso Regenerating Serum smells amazing and nourishes skin instantly. $45.
A streamlined collection means less countertop chaos. And, less burden on the environment to recycle each vessel. Vivier delivers on the promise of an improved complexion and hydrated appearance. Backed by years of research and development, the brand opposes animal testing and boasts all recyclable packaging. Made in Canada ensures a small footprint for shipping and logistics. Scope out its line of SPFs, starting at $58.
MORE GREEN BEAUTY WORTH BRAGGING ABOUT
Between the signature patchouli scents and vibrant storefront, it’s easy to spot a Lush shop in your city. We love the brand’s commitment to the bring-it-back refill program and package-free soaps and bath bombs. They’re not just against animal testing, they spend millions to actively fight against it, too. And our top Earth Day pick? The Intergalactic Bath Bomb $9 will transport you to another planet, hopefully, that’s not in the middle of a climate crisis.
With recyclable packaging and affordable prices, boscia is clean skincare personified. Always vegan, and cruelty-free with no chemical preservatives or artificial fragrances, we love this Cryosea Cleanser. Its line of skincare is fairly gender-neutral, so you can limit your purchasing power to just one line. Never tested on animals and ensuring plant-based practices make this a top pick for vegan beauty fans. On sale now, at The Bay, $36.
Eco-friendly beauty products are an important step towards a more sustainable future. By using these products, we can take care of our skin while also taking care of the planet. Let’s continue to make small changes in our daily routines that positively impact the environment.
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