Sustainable Beauty Roundup: July 13, 2020

Here are some of the best sustainable beauty articles, blogs, videos, and podcasts posted online last week. #PlasticFreeJuly was going strong all week.

Visit us on Pinterest for more articles, news, and posts.


mindbodygreen has the ultimate plastic-free beauty guide. In “Plastic-Free July: How Beauty Fans Can Participate + Expert Sustainability Tips,” they cover everything from what to shop to who to follow.

Vogue reports “Garnier’s New Sustainability Initiative Is A Huge Step Forward For Skincare.” Garnier’s enhanced commitment to green beauty is the first step of L’Oréal’s new sustainability initiative announced earlier this year. By 2025, Garnier will be free of virgin plastic and carbon neutral. They are also implementing a labeling system that will grade products on sustainability, from A to E.

Did you know that in 2022, the United Kingdom will begin to impose a tax on plastic packaging that does not include at least 30% recycled plastic? Read how the beauty industry is responding in Packaging Gateway‘s “Plastic Tax: Are Cosmetic Brands Prepared.”

Given the popularity of our Sustainable Beauty Brands list, I know you like product and brand recommendations. Allure put together a list of “The 21 Best Black-Owned Beauty Products from BLK + GRN to Buy Now.”


Texas is not known for mild summers. We can thank Fresh Beauty Fix for “The Face Mists That’ll Get You Through the Summer Heat.”

You can’t have too many lipsticks, right? If I do have too many, I won’t admit it. If you also love lipstick, don’t miss “The Ultimate Guide To Natural Lipstick” by Hello Glow.

It looks like Reagan Hart has a new favorite eco-friendly skincare line. Read her “Evolve Organic Skincare Review.”

Have you noticed how many products list water as the first ingredient? Ingredients are listed in order of amount. Whatever the product has the most of will be listed first. In “Just Add Water – Powder Beauty Products,” The ecoLogical discusses the benefits of waterless beauty and reviews several products.


Sustainable beauty and sustainable fashion go hand in hand. Conscious Bee agrees. She tells us what’s “New In: Beauty + Ethical Fashion Bits.

We’ve featured other lists of black-owned sustainable brands (there is one above). I think these are our first where the poster has tried and liked all products mentioned. Go to Jhánneu’s channel for “Sustainable Black Owned Brands to Know.” Go to Thrifts and Tangles for “10 Sustainable Black Owned Businesses.”

Leave a Reply