8 plastic-free beauty products to celebrate Plastic-Free July: LUX LIST
In Australia, we’re treated with a plethora of sustainable makeup brands that are at our fingertips and as we enter Plastic-Free July, we’ve rounded up some of our favourite zero waste skincare and beauty products leaving minimal impact on the environment.
Haeckels, Rosehip + Seaweed Suspension 3.5%
Combat dehydration, irritation, and inflammation with this combination of seaweed extract and rosehip oil.
Orveda’s Clay Mud Cleansing Powder
High-end beauty line Orveda’s Clay Mud Cleansing Powder harnesses all-natural ingredients like bio-fermented kombucha black tea and moringa, which turn up in this gentle exfoliator that resets and restores your skin. It comes in a beautiful glass bottle and there’s no mineral oils or animal extracts so Orveda’s a vegan-friendly, eco-luxe secret weapon for serious beauty addicts.
Sister & Co, Myrtle Body Oil
Treat yourself to a bottle of Sister & Co’s Myrtle Body Oil. Combining organic arnica oil with antioxidant-rich tea oil and cooling eucalyptus, Myrtle Body Oil soothes, nourishes and helps protect skin for long-lasting softness and radiance. Myrtle always includes citrus and peppermint, so you’ll find this invigorates, refreshes and deliciously scents.
BYBI Babe Balm
This tube might look like plastic, right? But it’s not. It’s actually made from sugar cane and is completely biodegradable. The all-purpose balm inside is perfect for dry lips, flaky skin or adding a bit of a sheen to the cheeks.
Price: $27 – $32
Avirida, Body Balm ‘Body Language’
“Body Language” is a mesmerising combination of Lavender and Lemon Scented Tea Tree that nourishes the body with summer flavours and moisturising coconut oil. This organic balm will have your skin looking healthy and glowing, without any harsh chemicals or perfumes.
Viva La Body Natural Deodorant
A natural deodorant in a compostable tube. This magnesium-enriched paste is bicarb free and helps neutralise odour and absorb wetness. With clean, green notes of basil and lemongrass. Viva La Body is an Australian brand, from Darwin, focused on making hair and body care kinder to the planet.
Ethique The Guardian, Solid Conditioner for Normal Hair
Conditioner for Dry, Damaged or Frizzy Hair. Containing lots of cocoa butter, coconut oil, vitamin B5 and zesty lime oil it will tame your frizz, hydrate dry hair and make your hair look smooth and lush (it won’t repair your hair, it is impossible to repair something that is dead.) The Guardian can also be used as a shaving bar or an in-shower moisturiser.
Life Basics Bamboo & Charcoal Toothbrushes
These Life Basics Bamboo & Charcoal Toothbrushes are made from bamboo, one of the fastest-growing plants on earth. The bristles are made from a nylon that has been infused with Activated Binchotan Charcoal, known for its natural antibacterial and anti-fungal properties as well as its traditional teeth whitening power.