Shifting to Clean and Green Skincare: 8 Promising Brands that Deliver Results – Part 2

HAVING been trying to avoid and minimize use of plastics for years already, I am aware that my beauty products are the bane in this cause. As we all know, plastics pollute our planet, from those brought to landfills to those that end up in our seas, and there to stay for eternity.

Plastics do degrade but for a very long time, and often, they just turn in microplastics that seep into the earth, or worse, fill the stomachs of the fish we eat.

During the pandemic, I found myself the opportunity to finally shift to clean and green skincare products to better take care not only of myself, but also of the environment.

I began looking for brands that are mindful of their impacts and constantly trying to reduce them with reusing and recycling packaging; and lastly, brands that are centered on plant-based ingredients and safe yet simple formulations.

On Part 1, I shared four Korean skincare brands that got me started on this journey. On this Part 2, I share brands from the other side of the planet, and one our very own.

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Sustainable and Beautiful: What You Need to Know about L’Oreal’s Roadmap to 2030

Press Release

MOST of us have read, heard or watched it. L’Oreal announced that it will drop the word whitening, along with others such as white, fair, fairness, light and lightening, in its products.

This is just the beginning as the entire L’Oreal Group aims to be sustainable for the planet and inclusive for all by 2030. It announced recently L’Oreal for the Future, a roadmap for a truly radical transformation.

As one of the biggest beauty businesses in the world this matters. Here’s everything you need to know:

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