There are plenty of ethical products out there, especially when it comes to toiletries and bathroom products, it’s just about finding them. If you want some fantastic suggestions on great everyday items or special presents that are fantastic for your skin, hair and body then look no further.
Investing in eco-friendly products doesn’t have to be expensive and they certainly aren’t difficult to get hold of. They are often kinder on your skin and full of natural ingredients that will make you radiant. Not to mention, they are ethically sourced, fairtrade and don’t contain ingredients that are harmful to the environment.
Take a look below to find out the ethical bathroom products that really stand out for 2021, so you can make a difference and have a positive impact on our planet this year.
Hemp and Algae Face Cream
This should be a staple in anyone’s bathroom and it can be a godsend if, like everyone else, you have been washing your hands more than usual as recommended. Whitfords offer this enticing face cream, which is perfect for rough skin and getting moisture back into your hands, it can also be a real boost in cold weather too. Filled with organic and vegan ingredients, you really can’t go wrong.
Moisturiser is an integral part of our routine and what better one to use than Whitfords, as it doesn’t get more natural than this. As a vegan, cruelty-free and plastic-free product, you can be assured that you are helping out the planet every time you use this day and night dream.
Full of natural, regenerative property, whatever your skin type, you can be assured your skin will be revitalised with natural, whole ingredients. The star ingredients of this moisturiser are hemp oil liposome and microalgae. Both of these unique elements soothes skin, rehydrating it and fixing any damage that might have occurred.
Botanical Shampoo Cubes
A shampoo bar is a fantastic environmentally friendly alternative for your usual shampoo bottles. Because these handy little bars don’t come with all that plastic, you are hugely reducing the amount of unrecyclable and harmful material you are using in your everyday life.
Funky Soap has brought out botanical shampoo cubes which come in green clay and refreshing peppermint. They were created with natural ingredients and scents in mind, containing ingredients like tea tree and peppermint oil that will smooth away split ends and prevent dandruff and your scalp from drying.
Because these cubes don’t contain water (normal shampoo is made up of 80% water) you actually end up getting a lot more shampoo for your money, even though they might look smaller.
Charcoal, Rose and Cedarwood Soap
Environmentally-friendly soaps contain all sorts of natural ingredients, which is so much better than many of the chemical-based ingredients that so many soaps contain these days. Instead of artificial chemicals, you can expect all sorts of fragrances that are kind on your hand, as well as being hydrating and ethically sourced.
The Evergreen Soap Company have launched this deliciously fragranced soap that promises to be kind to the environment as well as your skin. With a sweet and woody aroma, it has a deeply relaxing scent, which is perfect for your hands, face and body.
With 100% natural ingredients, no palm oil and effortlessly vegan, this handmade soap is luxurious, to say the least. You can expect to find shea butter, essential rose oil, Cedrus bark oil and charcoal in this bar, which is perfect for cleansing oily or congested skin.
Zero Waste Zesty Lime Hair and Body Wash
Milly & Sissy have really gone the extra mile when thinking about reducing waste and their carbon footprint. This delightful company is pioneering for zero waste by providing bottles that are made from British glass or recycled plastic, so all you need to do is buy their refill sachets to enjoy their products.
The zesty lime hair and body wash will leave you feeling refreshed and ready for the day. This vegan and cruelty free refill sachet is ready to use once you add water to it, creating 500ml of gelf for you to use. Perfect for anyone on the go, you can lather your hair and your body to save you time in the morning.
Made from 99% natural ingredients, you can be assured that the citrus fruit oils will leave your skin feeling deeply moisturised and rejuvenated. Because you have to add water to every one of Milly & Sissy’s refill sachet, this hugely reduces the amount of emissions their products use as they are lighter and easier to transport.
Reusable Facial Pads in Ramie Washing Bag
There can be so much waste when you are wanting to remove makeup or give your face a real deep clean. To reduce cotton and strive to be plastic free, the Funky Soap Shop has come up with an ingenious alternative that promotes great skin health and sustainability.
This pack contains 4 reusable facial pads that are soft to use and perfect for sensitive skin, they also come in a handy 80% bamboo bag, ideal for travelling and keeping them clean. These facial pads can be used to take off your makeup at the end of the day, toner application or for cleaning your pores. They are ideal for keeping your face clean and removing oils from your skin.
This product is also hypoallergenic and biodegradable, so you can be assured that no harmful chemicals will come into contact with your skin. When using these, you will not have to keep spending your money on cotton pads, so is also a very cost effective option too.
3 in 1 Cleanser, Toner and Makeup Remover
This aloe vera infused product has it all going on, as it has multiple uses while being kind to your skin. This vegan facial product is not tested on animals and contains some excellent natural ingredients such as witch hazel and grapeseed oil. Not using harmful chemicals and artificial ingredients on your skin will only improve its overall health and appearance.
This delightful product can be used as a toner, cleanser or even a makeup remover, so can be used at the beginning or the end of the day. It’s multi use certainly makes it a useful product to have in your bathroom, which will remove harmful bacteria and impurities, to keep your skin clear and fresh.
It also is contained in a glass bottle with an aluminum lid, making it plastic free and sustainable. You can easily recycle it when you’re done, or refill it with an array of refillable bathroom products, making your home even more environmentally friendly.
If you want to make a difference to the world and the environment while maintaining a great beauty routine, you can do that with the bathroom products we have listed. Every time you wash your hair with an eco-friendly shampoo bar, use an organic and fairtrade moisturiser or invest in biodegradable packaging and materials, you are making an impact. All of these small choices you make when it comes to buying products such as these might seem small, but they can certainly make an important difference to our world and the animals and people in it.
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