As we wrap up the year we’ve seen yet more sustainable initiatives in beauty, some much-needed and encouraging steps towards reducing planet-damaging habits. Here is a roundup of the most eco-friendly and sustainable beauty discoveries of 2021.
Category: Sustainable Beauty
SUSTAINABLE CHRISTMAS 2021 BEAUTY GIFT GUIDE
In this year’s sustainable Christmas beauty gift guide I review the brands and products taking steps in the right direction to reduce packaging and make it easier for us to reduce, recycle, reuse.
REFILLABLE BEAUTY PRODUCTS: TODAY’S SUSTAINABLE SOLUTION?
A sustainable beauty trend that has blown up in the last few years is the refill format. Less packaging, a reduced carbon footprint and better value to customers, it’s a no brainer. Here I review five brands offering refillable beauty products, with options to suit all tastes.
COUNTER CULTURE #JUSTONESWITCH CAMPAIGN: SWAP TO WATERLESS BEAUTY
Water makes up about 70% of most beauty products, but with water poverty set to impact two thirds of the population by 2025, it’s time to look to waterless beauty to reduce our environmental impact. Counter Culture’s #JustOneSwitch campaign invites you to make one product switch to see how easy it can be.
SUSTAINABLE BEAUTY: FROM UPCYCLED INGREDIENTS TO RECYCLED PACKAGING
With only half of Brits recycling their bathroom beauty empties, there’s still a way to go to tackle the huge 86% of plastic beauty packaging that aren’t currently recycled. From upcycled ingredients to recycled plastic and compostable packaging, here are five products that offer sustainable choices.
TALK CLEAN: CAUDALIE VINOCLEAN ECO-FRIENDLY CLEANSERS REVIEW
French pharmacy skincare brand Caudalie have repackaged their Vinoclean cleanser range, now boasting 100% recycled plastic bottles for stronger eco credentials. But do the formulas live up to the standard I’ve come to expect from Caudalie, or is it all about the packaging?