Earth Day 2023: 5 Beauty Tips To Make Your Routine Sustainable Without Buying Any New Products
Sustainable fashion is a term that we often come across these days. After all, people are gradually becoming aware of the serious environmental impact of our clothes on greenhouse gas emissions every year. Celebrities and influencers are often seen vouching for sustainable clothing, which refers to garments that are created without harm to people or the planet. Even in the beauty industry, sustainability has been growing and evolving for years. Sustainable beauty, also referred to as green beauty, is a holistic approach to personal care. Such an approach takes into consideration the environmental impact of the beauty industry as well as the health and well-being of both people and the planet. With a shift to a more naturalistic approach, both brands and customers have become more conscious of the idea of eco-friendly products. Apart from siding with cruelty-free products, here are some other ways you can swear by sustainable beauty without any new purchases.
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We can’t help but start with this one. After all, it’s the thumb rule for a sustainable beauty regime. The idea is simple. Use what is available at home.
Raise your hand if you refer to your granny’s nuskas for that natural glow. We all do. Be it a face pack to treat acne or nail-strengthening tips, our beloved grandmoms always have a solution. Best part? It doesn’t burn a hole in your pocket.
These days, the trend is all about going organic and using natural ingredients. To hydrate your skin, you can use aloe vera from your garden. A haldi paste can help deal with dark spots and pimple spots. Did you know coffee has the power to keep those dark circles at bay? Borrow from your kitchen to add to your beauty routine.
The urge to open a new box of cream or makeup is too hard to ignore. However you should resist it. Finish the product and use it to the fullest before opening a new bottle.
We all know that recycling is important. The containers with your face serums, facial cleansers, and even moisturizers, doesn’t have to go to the dustbin. Check their packaging to ensure they can be recycled, or repurposed. A number of brands even give you the opportunity to bring back empty bottles of shower gels and perfumes to get them refilled.
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