It can often be difficult to find the perfect beauty product let alone ones that are sustainable and preserve the environment. So, to celebrate the 51st anniversary of World Earth Day, we have collected a selection of our top eco-conscious beauty brands to enhance your beauty regime. From effective skincare products to haircare solutions that will leave your natural locks feeling refreshed and revitalised, whilst saving our planet.
Championing cruelty-free and vegan beauty, PETA approved beauty brand So Eco is home to a range of ethical biodegradable products from makeup sponges and bamboo cleansing clothes to hairbrushes and skincare tools. Some of our favourite products are the foundation brushes made from renewable bamboo and the calming sleep mask made from natural cotton. What’s more, the brand has partnered with Tree Nation to support local communities and combat deforestation.
If you are searching for affordable, sustainable haircare products, look no further than the luxury vegan British brand Chāmpo. Drawing inspiration from the founder’s Indian heritage and celebrating the Indian origins of haircare, the shampoo is perfect for cleansing and massaging the scalp. Fusing active botanicals with vegan formulas, the brand offers three products for different hair types including Vata for hydrating, Pitta for volumizing and Kapha for balancing.
Vegan brand NAYA offers a range of products containing a high concentration of plant-based nutrients to transform your skin including Columbian Cacay oil. Celebrating sustainability, transparency, social responsibility and safety, the brand house transparent products from face creams and glow serums to face oils and masks and for a variety of skin types.
Kear offers a range of unisex beauty products including face and body balms inspired by ancient Greek skincare formulas and made from effective botanical ingredients. Channelling traditional Greek beauty secrets into contemporary skincare products, the brand’s products are free from synthetic chemicals, harmful toxins and artificial fragrances. With packaging crafted from bamboo and ash wood, the brand is working towards building a more sustainable future of skincare.
Inspired by the traditional rituals that are passed down from generations, black-owned beauty company Mawena prides itself upon crafting efficacious skincare fused with high-quality knowledge. Standing for “I am seen as I am” in West African dialect, Helena Mendès’ luxury skincare brand is built around a natural ingredient called Mimosa Tenuiflora traditionally used by Mayan women. Her organic selection of inclusive investment products including hydrating serums and oil cleansers are not only cruelty-free and vegan but empower women to feel effortlessly confident in their own skin.