5 Eco-Beauty Products for Sustainably-Minded Women
When it comes to beauty essentials, we don’t have to cut corners! If you’ve been on a hunt for products that will help you switch to a more sustainable lifestyle, you’re in for a treat. These are multi-use, non-toxic, cruelty-free, and ethically sourced eco-beauty products that you will enjoy.
Additionally, these items are also recyclable, compostable, and come in reusable packaging that is helpful to the environment. Here are 5 eco-beauty must-have products to add to your list.
5 Eco-Beauty Products for Sustainably-Minded Women
1. Variety Loop by LOOPS
Every LOOPS mask uses Korean Hydrogel Technology, the highest quality skincare experience. The formulas are highly targeted, this means a promise to deliver immediate effects with long-term results. Best of all, these hydrogel masks are compostable and 100% recyclable.
If this is your first time trying out LOOPS, why not try them all? One set includes:
- Weekly Reset to rejuvenate and prevent aging
- Clean Slate to cleanse and detox
- Night Shift to calm and moisturize
- Sunrise Service to brighten and protect with anti-oxidants
- Double Take for a major glow
Give yourself a much-deserved me-time treat with high-quality eco-beauty skincare products.
2. Date Nut Brûlée by Loli
Here’s a multitasker for you! Date Nut Brûlée is a 3-in-1 miracle balm and a bestseller from Loli, inspired by an ancient Egyptian salve. You can use this as a cleanser, a moisturizer, and a balm from head to toe. They also recommended this as a texturizing and conditioning paste for the ends of your hair.
The texture is thick and perfect for very dry skin. It has an earthy and nutty scent. The main ingredient is date nut seed oil which acts as a nourishing and protective oil for the skin.
It is also loaded with softening olive oil and rejuvenating tamanu oil. This salve is made with all-natural ingredients that are good for your skin. These are ethically sourced from a union of women’s groups in West Africa. It is also proudly 100% vegan and comes in earth-friendly packaging. If skinimilism is your thing this eco-beauty product is for you!
3. Super Serum Skin Tint SPF 40 by ILIA
This tinted serum will be your best virtual meeting beauty hack and possibly your best excuse to wear makeup while working from home. If you’re on the lookout for a clean foundation with SPF, this hybrid might be what you’re searching for.
You will love this product for the natural look and dewy finish. It comes in 18 shades and features an SPF 40 with Non-Nano Zinc Oxide to protect your skin from UVA, UVB, UVC, blue light, and infrared rays.
It is light-coverage but can even the tone of your skin, soften fine lines and imperfections. When it comes to eco-beauty product standards, we got a real winner here with several awards:
- Allure, Best Clean Foundation (2020)
- Glamour, Best Clean Foundation (2020)
- Elle, Best Makeup with Clean Sunscreen (2020)
- Best Foundation, Byrdie Eco Beauty Awards (2020)
- Hottest Launches of 2020, OK! Magazine (2020)
- Best Tinted Moisturizer, Shape (2020)
- Beauty Innovator Award, Refinery29 (2020)
- Best Natural Skin Tint, Prevention (2021)
4. Lip to Lid Balmies by Axiology
Add a touch of color to your face with a crayon balm from Axiology. This is a multi-use eco-beauty product that can be applied to your eyes, cheeks, and lips. They offer a variety of colors to help you achieve the perfect look.
A crayon balm is packed with oils, kinds of butter, and antioxidants such as elderberry, hemp, and plum oil to nourish, heal, and hydrate skin. It is also very easy to use. You can skip the makeup brushes then apply directly to your skin, and blend in with your fingers.
The Full Balmie Collection has 14 plastic-free crayons in cool, icy shimmers, warm, and vibrant hues to choose from. It is vegan and free from synthetic fragrance, alcohol, gluten, and soy.
In addition, it is also 100% zero waste as it uses recyclable paper that you can tear as needed. It comes in boxes that are handmade from recycled trash by a women’s cooperative in Bali.
5. LastRound by LastObject
If improving the sustainability of your eco-beauty routine is on your to-do list, which it should be, this product change is ground zero. It’s time to say goodbye to single-use cotton pads and switch to washable makeup remover pads. LastRound is made of a shape-shifting fabric that works exactly like your regular cotton rounds. Each pack consists of seven pads that can be good for 1750 uses or more.
It is also very easy to use. First, the pad will feel hard when dry. Just add a bit of water then apply a product of your choice. It will feel soft and gentle on your skin. You can use it for applying products or cleansing your face.
Cleaning is very easy too. Just wash it with soap and water and leave it to dry. This is definitely a great addition to your hygiene kit or your travel bag.
As sustainably-minded women, we can always start by looking at our personal items and doing a simple swap. From everyday items such as lipsticks to single-use cotton rounds, there are so many eco-beauty products that we can find that are good for our health and the planet.