Tomorrow is Earth Day — a day to celebrate our planet and all of its resources! Mother Earth gives us plenty, and the least we can do is give back to her. Below, we’ve put together a list of 17 sustainable products that will help you put your eco-friendly hat on. Say goodbye to trashing our world, and say hello to loving her, instead.
Liquid hand soap can be notorious for drying out hands. Raw Sugar’s hand soap, on the other hand, conditions with ingredients including aloe vera and jojoba oils. Fresh mint soothes while watermelon is filled with antioxidants.
This toner is perfect for all skin types, with jasmine flower hydrating skin before applying your serums. The jasmine is extracted from a garden in west India, traveling across the world to protect your skin from free radicals and environmental stressors.
Did you know that it takes years for single-use dryer sheets to break down in landfills? Not so great for Mother Earth. These biodegradable dryer balls, which are made from 100% pure New Zealand wool, replace sheets for 1,000 loads and lower drying time by 25%.
This serum skin tint is completely clean, so you won’t find silicone or oils here. The light coverage isn’t cakey, with only a slight tint to cover imperfections. Squalene hydrates without clogging pores, Niacinamide smoothes and evens, and Hyaluronic Acids plump and moisturize.
This dress flatters all body types. Not too tight and not too loose, it features a ruffle-edged hem, sweetheart neckline, and gentle, body-hugging bodice. It’s also sustainable — made in Los Angeles, it saves seven pounds of carbon dioxide, two gallons of water, and 0.8 pounds of waste.
These bangles don’t make noise, and you can wear them anywhere, from the pool through TSA. The instructions guide you through their ritual: slip on all nine bangles at once in the morning, setting intentions for the day, then remove one by one at night, acknowledging what you manifested.
These shorts are as lax as a day at the beach, with a versatile hem allowing for easy movement. The best part: they’re über sustainable. Ninety-eight percent of the leftover water is recycled, and the LEED-certified factory reduces carbon emissions by 80%.
Cruelty-free, paraben-free, and vegan, you can feel good while rubbing this oil on. Vitamin C will firm up elasticity and give you the ultimate glow, while the squalene locks in hydration. On top of this, the oil is made in a My Green Life Platinum Certified facility, cutting down on its environmental impact.
In this moisturizer, resveratrol fights free radicals and brightens dull skin. Mixed with vitamin C, you can protect your skin from negative environmental effects. Jojoba and shea hydrate, while evening primrose, linseed & borage seed provide the ultimate antioxidant effects, fighting any hints of aging.
This is one of my favorite sustainable products! Foreo reports that the amount of plastic toothbrushes thrown away equals 50 million pounds of waste in landfills. This bamboo toothbrush is 100% biodegradable, so you don’t have to feel guilty when you move to your next. Soft bristles are gentle yet effective for pearly whites.
If you’re looking for dewy skin from a product which also fights UV rays, Slip Tint is what you’ve been needing. Licorice revitalizes, sweet pea and hyaluronic acid moisturize, and argan oil gives you a hydrated glow.
Foundations don’t have to clog pores in the name of concealing. This one is buildable, so you can stop when you have the perfect amount of coverage. Ingredients including maqui berry and microalgae actives work with its pigment technology for the perfect color, and anti-pollution actives protect you from environmental pollution.
If regular detergent affects your skin, this fragrance-free, dye-free detergent will stop those rashes. It’s tough on stains while gentle on sensitive skin, giving you clean clothes minus the discomfort. Its plant-based ingredients make it USDA Certified Biobased 97%.
TULA’s Cult Classic treats every skincare worry you have with its natural ingredients. Probiotic extracts soothe, lactic acid exfoliates without irritation, chicory root gives the look of firmer skin, and turmeric root and blueberries fight inflammation and protect from outside irritants.
You want your skin to have a slightly acid pH, and products with a high pH level can dry out your skin. This toner works to exfoliate while also maintaining the balance of the skin’s pH. It fights aging with a variety of acids (like citric and malic), whole-plant extracts, and amino acids; algae and aloe vera rejuvenate and hydrate.
Get your ahhh on with this aromatherapy candle. The eucalyptus is blended with soy wax and a variety of essential oils, creating a relaxing scent in any room. The recyclable and reusable jar can be used once the candle has been fully melted down.
This repair cream is filled with lipids, which penetrate and hydrate without a greasy finish. Smoothing fine lines and rejuvenating your skin, squalane, omega fatty acids, ceramides and plant sterols combine to boost hydration and even out rough patches.
We are always looking to up our eco-game. How do you practice sustainability? Which sustainable products are your favorites? Let us know in the comments, and Happy (almost) Earth Day!
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