Our planet is in desperate need of TLC and in this article we are going to look at zero waste beauty brands. And before we get into it, I just want to send my love to our brothers and sisters in the Bahamas, and I also want to point out to the people who keep denying that global warming and climate change is a problem.
You are just doing as the Ostrich does, the ostrich is a very funny bird its a flightless bird and when confronted with danger, like being chased by an animal like a lion, the ostrich buries its head in the sand and think that its safe, forgetting that the rest of its body is still exposed to the danger.
It’s time to take our heads out of the sand and support zero waste beauty brands
The Amazon rain forest is burning and we are just hiding our heads in the sand, by the way, I think every human being on planet earth should be concerned about the Amazon rain forest, why? because apart from the fact that the Amazon rain forest is considered the lungs of planet earth providing a significant amount of oxygen to every living being on this planet, Amazon is also home to many undiscovered creatures and scientists are still discovering new species.
Not to mention that there are also human beings who live in the forest.
Now let’s get into today’s article. many beauty and skincare companies have taken measures to ensure that they are zero waste and today I want to mention some of these brands.
These are brands that are committed to combating the issue of plastic in our oceans and they are committed to saving our marine life and sustain out Ecosystem, the way these beauty and skincare brands are accomplishing their mission to save planet earth, is by using either recyclable packaging or biodegradable packaging.
Because most of the regular packaging of beauty and skincare products are made of a kind of plastic that is not recyclable, its very important that you make sure that the beauty products you buy are from the zero-waste brands, this will encourage more beauty brands to adopt the environment friendly packing which will go a long way in ensuring that we don’t face the reality of having more plastic in the oceans than fish by the year 2050.
The beauty and skincare industry is a big contributor to the amount of plastic that is ending up in our oceans, I mean think about it, how many plastic bottles and jars do you have at your dresser right now? Unlike your plastic water bottles that can be easily recycled, most of the plastic used in makeup and skincare products packaging, can not be recycled, so what does that mean? its means mountains of plastic that will eventually end up in the ocean and actually end up in the stomachs of whales, dolphins and other sea creatures.
Number one Zero waste beauty brand Ilia Beauty
Ilia Beauty is a green beauty brand that makes non-toxic makeup that is cruelty-free, and they are also very passionate about our planet. They use recyclable aluminum and glass as well as recyclable paper for packaging, and they have great products that are safe to use on your skin.
This brand uses bamboo packaging and refillable tins for their beauty products which makes them environment-friendly.
Axiology this is a company that is known for manufacturing the most color-rich yet save lipsticks, their lipsticks are non-toxic, cruelty-free and suitable for vegans, and they also take zero-waste concept very seriously, they use recyclable aluminum, they also use paper shipping with zero plastic.
Axiology also donates part of their profits every year to environmental conserving organizations, One of the organizations they donate to, according to their page is an organization called Orangutan Foundation, which was founded in 1990 and works toward saving orangutans and conserving the forests, they work with the locals in Indonesia and they educate the communities on how to preserve the tropical forests. And also they educate the locals about the orangutan conservation.
This is a beauty and skincare brand and they use recyclable paper, glass and other recycled material
This is a brand that is dedicated to using recyclable packaging for their products, their packaging material includes recyclable paper, and plant-based packaging, they also go a long way to ensure that their carbon print is on the low.
This brand its not only cautious about toxins in makeup and skincare products, its also very environmental cautious, they work hard on reducing their carbon print and they also have a recycling program where customers get rewarded for submitting empty containers to their shops, when you take back the 100%pure containers you get points and the points go toward a 15% discount on your next purchase or you can even choose to have a travel size of any product which you will get for free.
But even if you are not able to return the empty jars to their shops, the material used on jars and makeup tins is recyclable so you can just put the jars and tins in the recycle bins.
Even though you might feel like you are not doing much to save our planet, a simple act of separating your waste trash goes a long way, and if you give it a second thought, choosing makeup and skincare products from brands that care for your environment, is your contribution to saving mother earth.
And that’s what I think we should be doing for the future generations because we need to make sure that they will have a safe home to live in long after we are gone. things are not looking so good at the moment as far as our planet is concerned and we need to do whatever we can do, even if it’s just choosing a tube of lipstick that is packaged in recycled material.
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