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The Definitive Guide to Sustainable Cosmetics

The Definitive Guide to Sustainable Cosmetics Minimizing our footprint is more important than ever . Our sustainable choices benefit the globe as well as our health , whether it's about our food , clothing , transportation , or cosmetics . 4 Ingredients Pay special attention to / Sustainable ingredients I Short ingredient list Sustainable ingredients I Organic - whenever possible | Origin of ingredients ; local is best 1 Absolutely no animal testing / cruelty Natural beeswax : outstanding moisturizer , helps keep the skin hydrated and soft ; has anti - inflammatory and antibacterial properties , helps with skin conditions , including eczema and psoriasis , protects the hand from the damaging effects of sun and wind Organic olive oil : great moisturizer , contains anti oxidants and vitamins nourishing the skin X Organic coconut oil : moisturizer , contains anti oxidants , anti - inflammatory Organic shea butter : moisturizing & nourishing properties ; anti - inflammatory , helps healing cuts and scrapes Vitamin E : anti - oxidant , may reduce eczema induced inflammation , provides protection against UV rays of the sun Organic essential oils : essential oil originating from plants grown organically * Representative examples for hand cream , not an exhaustive list Stay away from Palm oil I Polyethylene glycols Byproducts from animals , such as whales BHA & BHT ( synthetic anti oxidants ) Formaldehyde I Aluminum I DBP I Packaging Visual impairment I Oxybenozone I Dyes and pigments I Preservatives BEST Circular packaging can be refilled , reused , recycled after I use . Examples : honey jar refilled with honey or jam ; tin can I cleaned & recycled to make new tin can LOK Polyethylene glycol ( PEG ) Methyl & propyl parabens 또 Compostable ( e.g .: in industrial facilities ) or biodegradable I ( within 1 year - California law ) AVOID 39 Accessibility Braille on product packaging Large font & contrast Downcycling : the resulting product is of lower value than the original ( plastic ) Show your support to those championing inclusion & accessibility Watch out for @ Gross motor impairment Manufacturing Single - handed product use Organizations claiming eco - friendly manufacturing practices are expected to commit to most of the following Transitioning to renewable energy usage Sourcing ingredients responsibly Using natural and sustainable raw materials X Conserving water during production Redesigning products to include less water in their composition Infographic by HONEY by the Bay I G

The Definitive Guide to Sustainable Cosmetics

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Sustainable cosmetics matter because they have a positive impact on the environment, are better for our health, and support local communities and economies. As consumers, we have the power to make a d...


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