Sustainable Green Beauty Brand Directory

by | Dec 13, 2017 | Directories, Green Beauty

MAKEUP

100% PURE some products are available in glass packaging (most are plastic). All products are pigmented using fruits and vegetables. They use recyclable packaging, biodegradable packing material from corn starch and print on non-toxic and soy inks. Their 8 acre headquarter property is 100% solar powered. Available on amazon.

ADORN COSMETICS  The Australian made and owned company has a refill program. The refills arrive in biodegradable and recyclable protective paper made from SFI/Recycled material. They are also palm-oil free.

ALIMA PURE has a refill program. They are a certified B corp and a member of 1% For The Planet. They are also on 10 years of being carbon neutral, by offsetting 100% of their carbon emissions. Available on amazon.

ANTONYM formulates their products with EcoCert ingredients. They use FSC certified paper for outer packaging and marketing material. They also use bamboo for compacts and brushes. Available on amazon.

AU NATURALE GF most of the creme-based makeup is packaged in aluminum. Au Naturale is working toward social sustainability by calling on legislation to monitor the cosmetics industry and protect the health of consumers and the integrity of products.

AXIOLOGY the lipstick boxes are sourced from Bali where the founder discovered a woman-owned recycled paper boutique. The tubes are made from recycled aluminum and can be recycled at the end of their life. The products are also palm-oil free and Axiolgoy is a financial supporter of the Orangutan Foundation International. Available on amazon.

COLOR THE WORLD with every purchase they donate a significant portion of proceeds to charity.

CRUNCHI GF the liquid foundations and primers come tightly sealed in eco-friendly, glass bottles. The blushes are packaged in paperboard.

ECO BROW the products are packaged in a glass pot (plastic lid). Available on amazon.

ECCO BELLA GF has a refill program for many of their products. The compacts are recyclable for when the time comes to discard of it. The cosmetics are packaged in magnetic pans.

ECO LIPS GF uses non-GMO, fair trade, USDA organic ingredients. The .15 tubes use 30% less plastic than conventional tubes, while the .25oz tubes are made with 40% recycled material. They are also a certified B corp and offset 100% of their manufacturing with renewable energy wind credits. Available on amazon.

ELATE COSMETICS GF the Canadian brand’s products are packaged in bamboo, and all of the compacts are made out of bamboo. Elate uses bamboo that comes from China, where they work closely with a green certified, fair trade manufacturer. All of the bamboo is water processed, not chemically treated. All pressed powder products come in seed paper, that can then be planted in your garden to sprout wildflowers or herbs.

FARADAY FACE GF the cosmetics are compacted into thin aluminum pans. They are then fitted into paperboard palettes. The palettes are fastened closed with ribbon made of untreated Japanese linen. Palettes and pans can be recycled, while the ribbon can actually be composted. Faraday Face uses plastic-free, recyclable materials for packing and shipping. Products are padded with recyclable undyed crinkle-cut material and the boxes are sealed with paper tape. Faraday Face is also palm-oil free.

GABRIEL COSMETICS GF the products are packaged in plastic but they do have a return program. When you return 5 cosmetic containers you get a 1 lipstick of your choice as an incentive. Available on amazon.

HURRAW! BALM GF ship’s in recycled and recyclable corrugated packaging. Their wholesale packs are made from 100% post-consumer paperboard using 100% wind power. They have swapped over to power shares, where they offset our power use with wind power through Arcadia Power. Hurraw! uses recycled PCR (post-consumer recycled material) pellet to make their tubes, and they are still recyclable #5. They hope to reduce their plastic use by 90% in the next five years. They have also swapped to biodegradable & compostable EarthFirst labels. Hurraw! Balm prefers to work directly with farmers or via distributors with NGO’s. Available on amazon.

JANE IREDALE has a refill program. Available on amazon.

KJAER WEIS all products are made in Italy with certified organic ingredients by CCPB. They have a refill program. Their compacts are made of a non-recyclable mix of alloy metals. Kjaer states that their compacts are meant to last and be kept like a piece of jewelry.

NEEK SKIN ORGANICS limits the amount of plastic used.  Although more expensive, they favor using highly renewable and recyclable materials such as bamboo and glass.

PINCH OF COLOR although packaged in plastic tubes, Pinch of Color creates waterless cosmetics. Proceeds of their net sales go to communities that need access to clean water and sanitation. Available on amazon.

PURE ANADA GF the Canadian makeup company has a refill program. They have reusable magnetic compacts and the makeup comes in magnetic pans.

RMS BEAUTY packaging for RMS Beauty products is minimal, and all of it is biodegradable, recyclable or reusable. The cream color cosmetics are packaged in recyclable glass with an aluminum recyclable lid. Available on amazon.

SAPPHO NEW PARADIGM many products are packaged in glass bottles including their foundation, concealer, pomades, and they also have refillable compacts. The recyclable magnetic compacts are made of pressed paper. You can purchase magnetic pans for blushes, eye shadows, and pressed powders. Sappho uses of ECOCERT, COSMOS  ingredients.

VAPOUR GF recently transitioned to glass packaging with many of their products! They also have other products packaged in aluminum. Vapour packages their products in Forest Stewardship Council certified paper stick, printed with vegetable ink. The USDA certified organic formulas are waterless thus eliminating the need for harsh preservatives. All products are handcrafted in Taos were they use passive solar daylighting and wind power in their lab, office, and warehouse. Available on amazon.

ZAO ORGANICS GF thanks to a simple and innovative system, most of the products are refillable. All products are packaged in the highly renewable material – bamboo. Zao uses Eco Cert and Cosmos certified ingredients.

ZUZU LUXE GF the products are packaged in plastic but they do have a return program. When you return 5 cosmetic containers you get a 1 lipstick of your choice as an incentive. Available on amazon.

SKINCARE

CODE OF HARMONY a skincare line that combines CBD from hemp with active phyto-nutrients for effective green beauty products. Products are packaged in glass or metal bottles.

DAUGHTER OF THE LAND a skincare line defined by simplicity, authenticity and purpose. Operates out of Seattle, Washington. Products are packaged in eco packaging – recycled paper, glass and metal.

GAFFER + CHILD is a small batch skincare line designed and produced in the US. They are conscious about their clean ingredients even from the soil they’re are grown in.

GOOD MEDICINE

HERBIVORE BOTANICALS GF was founded in Seattle. This skincare company ethically sources the finest raw natural materials the earth has to offer like French pink clay and Brazilian gemstones.

HURRAW! BALM GF ship’s in recycled and recyclable corrugated packaging. Their wholesale packs are made from 100% post-consumer paperboard using 100% wind power. They have swapped over to power shares, where they offset our power use with wind power through Arcadia Power. Hurraw! uses recycled PCR (post-consumer recycled material) pellet to make their tubes, and they are still recyclable #5. They hope to reduce their plastic use by 90% in the next five years. They have also swapped to biodegradable & compostable EarthFirst labels. Hurraw! Balm prefers to work directly with farmers or via distributors with NGO’s. Available on amazon.

KAHINA GIVING BEAUTY
ethical luxury skincare that uses quality argan oil as the core ingreidient. Products are packaged in high quality violet glass bottles that help preserve prodcuts and the outer packaging is created form 100% recycled paper. Available on amazon.

LAGUNA HERBALS

LIL FOX

MAHALO SKINCARE skin formulas that combine ancient knowledge of Polynesia Western and Eastern healing, with the modern scientific advancements in natural beauty technology. Products are packaged in glass and bamboo.

MEOW MEOW TWEET all products are made with organic, unrefined plant oils and butters, steam-distilled and cold pressed essential oils and organic and wild-crafted botanicals. They are committed to using the least amount of plastic packaging. All goods are either hand wrapped in PCW paper or housed in glass containers.

MUN SKINCARE is an innovative range of skincare that relies on healing botanicals grown under pristine conditions that protect the soil’s complex ecosystem to retain the highest concentration of ruch nutrients and potent bioactives. They partner with a union of women’s co-coperatives in Morocco. They produce the Argan, Prickly Pear Seed, and Olive oils used in MUN products.

MV SKINCARE

MYTHOLOGIE

ONE LOVE ORGANICS

OSEA

OSMIA ORGANICS

PRIM BOTANICLAS

PROVINCE APOTHECARY

SARA ELIZABETH SKINCARE

ST. ALABASTER

SVATI ORGANICS

UMA OILS

VERTLY

VIOLETS ARE BLUE

WORKER BEE

TOOLS

ANTONYM laser-cut synthetic bristles, certified vegan, bamboo & aluminum handles.

ELATE COSMETICS brushes are made with vegan fibers called Taklon which is non-porous, naturally anti-bacterial and hypoallergenic. The ferrule is made of high-grade aluminum and bound to the sustainable bamboo handle with an Eco-resin based glue.

GINGER CHI  handmade stone tools made with Xiuyan Jade.

ZAO ORGANICS brushes are made with bamboo handles and vegan fibers.

NAIL POLISH

HABIT COSMETICS high performance nail polish made with Myrrh in the USA. Free from 10 of the top toxins. Packaged in glass bottles with bamboo lids. Various colors available on amazon.

SIENNA BYRON BAY  breathable water permeable nail polish made in Australia. They are certified by Leaping Bunny, Halal Australia, Vegan Action, and PETA. Packaged in glass bottles with bamboo lids

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