Earth Day, created to raise awareness and appreciation for the globe’s natural resources, can teach us a lot about how natural products are good for you. Europe has lead the charge with its ECOCERT labeling for organic products in a clear and rigorous way, but the US has caught up quite a bit over the past few years and now savvy consumers can purchase paraben and phthalate-free products even in drugstore aisles. Now that’s something to rejoice at.
Here are some ways you can celebrate Earth Day with beauty products that work.
Jonathan Product Green Routine Silkening Styling Creme ($24)
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This beautiful plant-patterned styling creme will not only give your hai
Earth Day is a great time to evaluate your carbon footprint, including how your beauty products impact the environment. Your skin and overall health will benefit from the green choices you make.
“You’ve made the switch to organic fruits and veggies. So if you don’t put toxic chemicals in your mouth, you shouldn’t slather them on your face and body either. My general rule: if you can’t pronounce the ingredients, don’t buy it,” says Madeline Breen, manager for The Nature Conservancy
It’s equally important to choose packaging that is kind to Mother Earth. “You can leave a lighter footprint on our landfills by looking for brands that choose recyclable materials in their
Hey, BeautyInTheBag fans! Monday means another Gorgeous Giveaway, so we hope you’re ready. This week, we’re embracing our love of Mother Earth with an Earth Day-themed beauty giveaway. We have five Klorane Eco-Friendly Essentials Kits (a $29 value) to give to our lucky winners. Each kit contains the eco-friendly duo of Klorane Gentle Dry Shampoo with Oat Milk and Klorane Soothing Make-up Remover Wipes with Cornflower Water all wrapped up in a reusable muslin bag.
Packaged in a fully recyclable non-aerosol bottle, the Dry Shampoo is a favorite of beauty editors, especially the team at BITB. It rids hair of excess dirt and oil and even comforts scalps irritated by harsh shampoos.
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Expand your eco-consciousness this Earth Day with beauty products that highlight natural and organic ingredients. After all, “natural” is one of the fastest growing categories in the beauty arena. While 100% “organic” products won’t always be found at the corner drugstore, many of our favorite brands are manufacturing items without parabens, butylene glycols, petroleum, sulphates, pesticides and artificial dyes nor testing on animals. Check out our selection of natural/organic picks below.
BEST NEW ORGANIC PRODUCT
Marula Oil from The Leakey Collection ($78) is the new product all women need. The prized oil is extracted from the fruit of the East African Marula Nut. It contain
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