While there has been enough global attention given to making smarter fashion choices when shopping for clothes, not enough has been said about sustainable beauty. Especially, considering that the beauty industry has grown tenfold in recent years. The personal care industry is worth $500 billion per year, and one can only imagine the waste it produces. Considering that most beauty products come packaged in plastic, our average moisturiser bottle can take 1,000 years to decompose, and that’s not good at all. So here’s a question for us, what are the simplest ways to make beauty routines eco-friendly?
What exactly is sustainable beauty?
Sustainable beauty is more than just a buzzword, it’s a movement that we should try to live by as much as possible. It’s about adopting more eco-friendly choices and purchases for our beauty routines. Also, supporting ethical and sustainable beauty brands and products is the way forward.
What to look for in a sustainable and ethical brand?
While no brand or product is perfect, just think about it this way – what are the brands that are going the distance to make the world a better place? No brand ticks every single box on a list of criteria but a good way to pick your beauty products is by keeping the following factors in mind.