Cleaning the oceans and reducing one's carbon footprint are great ways to protect the environment but it's also in the little things. The beauty industry has a large impact on earth too. For years, its production has affected and polluted land and water while its ingredients have depleted resources. Fortunately, that's changing. The beauty industry has becomes greener with sustainable packaging, smarter processes and natural ingredients. On the occasion of World Environment Day 2019, you can pledge to celebrate better beauty with these 9 hair and skincare picks.
The Just Herbs Lively Clean Honey Exfoliating Face Cleansing Gel is made with certified organic neem, aloe vera and tulsi and no parabens or SLS. It is made for oily and combination skin to gently exfoliate, banish impurities and clogged pores.
The Oriflame Love Nature Wheat & Coconut Oil Shampoo and Conditioner moisturises and conditions dry hair so that it becomes soft and shiny. The brand's Love Nature range celebrates ingredients that benefit the body while respecting the planet.
The Plum Glow-Restore Face Oils Blend contains grape seed and sea buckhorn which help heal and repair normal, dry and very dry skin. Plum is known to be one of India's premier brands which is vegan, against animal testing and contains no parabens, SLS, phthalates and DEA.
The Pure Lotus Waterless 89 Percent Lotus Leaf Extract Essence is a product that's truly one of its kind, also available at Care & Class. Instead of purified water, it contains 89 percent white lotus leaf extract which makes it more concentrated and also doesn't deplete water reserves during production. Its formula contains orchid extract, lemon peel oil, black currant seed oil, glycerin and more without parabens, fragrances or mineral oils.
The Just A Soap Turmeric, Honey & Lemon Shea Butter Soap helps brighten and soothe skin with ingredients from pure, premium produce.
The Juicy Chemistry Amla, Apricot & Almond Leave-In Conditioner is used to repair damaged hair and curb premature greying in its tracks. While being free of preservatives, parabens, colors, suphates and silicones, its ingredients are also organically certified.
The Body Shop Mango Beauty Bag includes a shower gel, body butter and hand cream with mango seed oil from India. The brand's Community Trade program has extended from using sourced ingredients to also using Community Trade plastic and in-store recycling for a wider sustainable approach to beauty.
The Indus Valley Bio Organic Aloe Vera Gel uses 100 percent pure aloe vera gel that is used to soothe the skin and mantain PH balance of the scalp.
The Organic Harvest Activ Shine & Glow Serum uses extract of Irish root, beetroot and gold dust to impart the skin with a radiant glow. The completely organic and vegan brand is made from plants grown without chemicals or pesticides and the products aren't tested on animals.
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Make your beauty routine better for the earth.