Gift Sets: A Sustainable Beauty Gift Guide

Gift Sets: A Sustainable Beauty Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Sets for the Sustainable Beauty Lover We all know somebody who says sustainable products don't work as well as traditional beauty. Or they think ethical and eco-friendly products are inconvenient. Or maybe you're here because you have an eco-conscious friend and you don't know what to get them. Not to worry, one of [...]

Waterless Beauty: A Guide for Beginners

Waterless Beauty: A Guide for Beginners

“Waterless beauty is not a trend or fad, but will increasingly take the guise of an everyday necessity. With water reserves running low, consumers are making incremental lifestyle changes that posit planet positivity. Going waterless will mean swapping convenience for conservation — and that’s a good thing.”- Shanu Walpita This post contains affiliate links. For [...]

Sustainable Hair Care Brands

Sustainable Hair Care Brands

The Sustainable Beauty Brands List is getting a makeover! Starting with sustainable hair care, this updated list makes it easier for you to find brands that share your ethical and environmental values. Specifically, the new list provides more information on how brands approach Beauty and the Planet’s sustainability priorities: packaging, ingredients, carbon footprint, and ethics. [...]

Sustainable Beauty Roundup: September 2020

Sustainable Beauty Roundup: September 2020

The Sustainable Beauty Roundup is now monthly! With my daughter back in (virtual) school, I don’t have the time to do a roundup each week. This also led me to rethink the roundup. My original intent was to engage with the green and ethical beauty community. In doing the roundups, I discovered the best engagement [...]

Is Tata Harper Crème Riche Really Worth $195?

Is Tata Harper Crème Riche Really Worth $195?

A Review of Tata Harper Crème Riche Velvet Moisturizer Cream, Including a Discussion on Sustainability A lot was happening in May. Well, really COVID was the only thing happening in May, but it felt like a lot. Which might explain why I bought myself a $195.00 moisturizer. Afterall, I had just started a sustainable beauty [...]

Sustainable Beauty Roundup: August 10, 2020

Sustainable Beauty Roundup: August 10, 2020

Here are some of the best sustainable beauty articles, blogs, videos, and podcasts posted online this past week. Visit us on Pinterest for more articles, news, and posts. Articles Not only do ingredients matter, but so does how companies get the ingredients. Spend Matters explains "Why the Sustainable Procurement Movement Matters." "[This] new stance has [...]

Plastic Beauty: Beauty and Plastic Pollution

Plastic Beauty: Beauty and Plastic Pollution

Plastic is forever. You can recycle plastic into new plastic, but it will never biodegrade. Plastic can break down into smaller pieces of plastic (microplastics), but it still exists. We could potentially reduce the need to produce plastic by recycling, but only 9% of plastic is recycled (Geyer et al.). To explain just how harmful [...]