By Edward Lemont
With the shift towards sustainable living and giving back to our planet so prevalent in today’s society, making the conscious decision to shop more sustainable doesn’t have to be a chore with the numerous skin and body care options available from new and existing brands, on the same mission to offer customers clean products and save our planet for the next generation.
Showertime is a daily occurrence, so we wanted to share and showcase some of our favourite sustainable brands doing it well!
Australian Buddha Wood & Bergamot Natural Conditioner – £14 from Nereus London
Inspired by Oz, this ultra-hydrating premium vegan conditioner packed with natural active ingredients and essential oils, offers an in-shower experience to whisk you away.
Founders James Inglesby and Diana Ziegler, both based in London have successfully created a brand with absolute no Silicones, parabens, sulfates, animal-derived ingredients, or harsh chemicals, that can be used on all hair types, and have achieved a plastic-free supply chain with their stylish aluminium packaging.
Centred. Daily Calma Shampoo – £22 / 250ml, cultbeauty.co.uk
Completely free-from sulphate and silicone, CENTRED’s Daily Calma Plant-based Shampoo gently dissolve daily product and pollution build-up, while providing a much-needed moment of respite.
With every ingredient spoken for (the brand justifies every inclusion), this formula comes with a Vegan Society seal of approval and is made with 91.3% plant-based ingredients.
You’ll love the coconut scent and rich lather so much, you might want to give yourself an extra five minutes shower time.
Jin Yin Hua Honeysuckle Cleansing Face Wash – £36.50 from Dermatology M
This face wash from Dermatology M won’t leave you red in the face as it offers skin-balancing ingredients, using natural cleansers to gently yet effectively remove impurities without drying the skin.
Coconut and sustainable Palm Oils cleanse and condition skin while Honeysuckle Extract soothes irritation, Palmarosa Essential Oil hydrates and organic Rose Geranium and Sweet Orange balance and brighten the complexion for a soft, supple finish.
And the best thing – It can be used on all (including sensitive) skin types.
Ecooking Men Hair & Body Wash – £18.75 from Look Fantastic
Ecooking Men Hair & Body Wash is a 2-in-1 cleanser for the hair and body, formulated with an array of beneficial ingredients, including moisturising organic Aloe Vera and Organic Glycerin.
Its dose of Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein adds shine to the hair while protecting against irritation on skin and scalp, while the Organic Abyssinian Oil helps strengthen hair and improve elasticity and density.
Balade en Provence All-In-One Soap Bar – £8.49 from Holland & Barrett
Solid bars are another type of cleansing product we’ve spotted on the sustainable market.
Balade en Provence has created an all-in-one 100% natural shampoo bar, versatile enough to be used as a facial cleanser, body cleanser and shave bar.
Certified organic, the bar is enriched with coconut oil and shea butter and offers a fresh citric scent to awaken those senses.