The beauty industry is no stranger to creating waste. When it comes to makeup products we need to consider several aspects of waste that goes into them. From harmful ingredients, unsustainable sourcing, water usage, animal testing air pollution and packaging.
It’s easy to look at a product and only see the physical waste like the packaging, but we have to consider all aspects. These 5 zero waste beauty brands use responsible or no packaging, don’t test on animals, use clean ingredients, and strive to reduce carbon and water waste.
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5 Zero Waste Beauty Brands
Trestique describes itself as “Clean, Zero-waste, and Refillable” and it’s safe to say it checks all those boxes. They offer everything you need for a complete face of makeup in refillable packaging! The packaging itself is also made from recycled plastic and they’re carbon neutral.
Elate is another brand that uses clean ingredients, no animal testing and clean ingredients. They offer a number of refillable products that come in aluminum pallets making them 100% recyclable. They’re also a certified B Corp and have diverted 697,000 plastic packages from the landfill.
Zerra and Co is a small batch zero waste makeup and skincare brand that is clean, vegan and cruelty free. Their product packaging and shipping packaging are entirely plastic free and their shipping is carbon neutral. They also offer a container return program where you can send back bottles for store credit!
MOB Beuaty;s products are packaged in post consumer recycled plastic, are recyclable, vegan, clean and cruelty free! They also offer numerous refillable products and pallets to mix and match.
The original zero waste, multi-use crayon. Axiology may have a small lineup but their products including the multi-stick and lid-to-lip balmies offer so much use. Use the crayons are eyeshadow, blush, contor, highlight and lip color for a full face using few products. They’re products are also cruelty free, vegan, and plastic free!
When it comes to zero waste beauty, we cannot only look at the surface. These 5 zero waste beauty brands take everything into consideration when crafting these amazing products.
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