How to have a sustainable beauty routine
When we talk about a sustainable beauty routine, many people think that these are drastic changes in everyday life and are sometimes practically impossible to implement. But not quite. With small substitutions and a few tweaks, you can make your personal care more mindful and sustainable, from showering to makeup.
From polluting chemicals in cosmetics to plastic packaging with short shelf lives, the beauty industry is increasingly being questioned and pressured to change. The environmental impact of a simple beauty routine can be huge, and there are already brands and products out there that can lessen the negative consequences.
Check out the full list of items you can incorporate into your daily care now, for a beauty routine that respects the environment.
- Nourishing Solid Shampoo, BOB – R$45.00
- Be (M) dita Ghee Nutrition Pineapple, Lola Cosmetics – R$39.90
- Konjac Dry Sponge, Lanossi Beauty Care – R$32.99
- 12pcs Facial Cleansing Cotton Pads, Lurrose – $96.59
- Refilling a quadruple eyeshadow palette, Quem Disse Berenice? – 25.90 Brazilian Real
- Quem Disse Berenice Black 1.5g Refill Matte Eyeshadow Palette? – 25.90 Brazilian Real
- Nudite Shimmering Refill Eyeshadow 1.5g, Quem Disse Berenice? – 25.90 Brazilian Real
- Eye Shadow Verdix Metallic Refill 1.5g, Quem Disse Berenice? – 25.90 Brazilian Real
Nourishing Solid Shampoo, Pop
Replacing your traditional shampoo and conditioner with bar products is a great option to reduce the amount of plastic packaging in your beauty routine. BOB is a brand of solid cosmetics, with no polluting chemicals and 100% biodegradable packaging. A shampoo bar like this one from the Hair Nutrition line lasts up to 3 months
Be (M) dita Ghee Pineapple Nutrition ، Lola Cosmetics
Still trying to avoid plastic bottles in the shower, a good alternative to plastic-free hair care masks is the Be(M) dita Ghee range from Lola Cosmetics. The packaging is glass in the form of cups, so it can be used on a daily basis after the cream has worn off. Brand’s Pineapple Nourishing Mask
Sponge Konjac Seca, Lanossi Beauty & Care
Microplastics are one of the biggest concerns about ocean pollution today. Microplastics, which are used in most cosmetics with an exfoliating function, cannot be filtered in wastewater treatment and end up going directly to the seas.
To replace traditional exfoliating tools, choose biodegradable sponges that have an exfoliating effect. The Konjac sponge is made from an Asian plant and gently exfoliates the skin. Rich in minerals and antioxidants, our sponges are grown and produced chemical-free and 100% biodegradable.
12 cotton pads to clean the face from almonds
Cloth discs replace the cotton used to remove makeup and apply some cosmetics. It avoids excessive waste production and is very practical: after use, just put it in the bag that comes with it and wash the soiled clothes in the washing machine. Twelve unit pack
Refilling an eyeshadow palette, Quem disse Berenice?
Makeup time can generate a lot of waste, especially when it comes to daily makeup that needs to be replaced every two or three months. Give preference to brands that offer items in packages, so you don’t have to throw away the bottle every time the contents run out.
Who did you tell Bernice? There are many palette options in this style, such as this quartet of shades that you can combine according to your needs and taste. So, when any shade runs out, just buy a new one and put it on your palette. There are many color options and eye shadow combinations to choose from, such as Matte Pretíssima, Scintilante Nudite, Metalizada Verdix,