Beauty Brands That Give Back To The Earth

You'll feel good about what you're doing for your skin, and the earth, when you purchase from these beauty brands.
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Apr. 20, 2020
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Though Cherie is a beauty app for beauty lovers, we also truly believe in our responsibility to stand for important causes. We're celebrating Earth Day all week here at Cherie with our sustainability awareness campaign called "A Breath of Fresh Air". This week, we'll be sharing different ways we can be, and provide, a breath of fresh air to ourselves and the earth. Think doing small activities like walking or biking instead of driving, or purchasing from brands that give back to the earth. After all, everything begins with us! Ahhh, companies that care about you and the earth... what a breath of fresh air  😉Sustainability occurs at every stage of the supply chain, and these brands do their part in sustaining the earth, one product at a time. Codex BeautyHonestly, Codex has set the new standard for what it means to be a sustainable beauty brand. They are so committed to sustaining the beauty of our earth that it is a part of every step of their brand: from formulation, to packaging, and even transportation. Here's a few key ways they are helping the earth: - Plant-Based Packaging: Codex uses green, plant-based polyethylene tubes, a sustainable plastic alternative extracted from sugarcane waste which has decreased carbon footprint up to 81%. - Recyclable Cartons: Made of renewable fresh fiber from sustainably managed forests. Codex's cartons are slo PEFC certified (Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification) which means that the supply chain of producing their cartons are done so with the highest ethical, social, and environmental standards. - Smart Transportation: Codex Beauty has carefully engineered packaging designs that maximize the density of products to ensure shipping efficiency; these careful considerations support the current and future effort to maintain a very low carbon footprint. - Organic Sourcing: Each ingredient that goes into Codex’s plant-based formulas is carefully sourced, relying on wild harvesting techniques to select naturally hardy plants. Only the parts needed are used, leaving the rest of the plant intact to preserve its natural life cycle.Love KinshipNew to the clean beauty scene, Love Kinship is already making waves in being a clean beauty brand to watch. Not only is their packaging super cute, but the materials they are made with are also super good for the earth. Their products are either made with post-consumer recycled material or ocean waste plastic—in fact, they've already eliminated 1.5 tons of plastic from the ocean to create their packaging! The cherry on top? Their cartons and boxes are all made of 100% post consumer recycled cardboard and papers. No bubble wrap and unnecessary plastic here!Love Beauty & PlanetMost people have probably seen Love Beauty & Planet at their local Target or other drugstores, and most people probably didn't realize this brand is doing a lot of amazing things for the earth. - Recycled Packaging: their bottles are all made of post consumer recycled plastic; which means the costly and unsustainable practice of producing new plastic is not used on their products. - Refillable Products: You can further the use of your Love Beauty & Planet bottles by refilling them through their Loop program with TerraCycle. - Carbon Tax Fund: Lastly, to hold themselves accountable to reducing their carbon footprint, Love Beauty & Planet has a Carbon Tax Fund where they track their greenhouse emissions through every step of their supply chain and charge themselves $40 per carbon ton. The money in the Carbon Tax Fund then gets donated to third party programs that help reduce carbon emissions and environmental waste. What goes around, comes around. LushThe bath products loved around the world, Lush does so much more than turn our baths into an out-of-this-world experience. Lush is a pioneer in sustainable packaging by having, well, no packaging. Known for its "naked" products, Lush removes the water content, and therefore the preservatives, from their products so that they last long on their own eliminating the need for packaging. Any product that isn't naked is subsequently packaged in 100% recycled pots. In addition, their Charity Pot lotion donates 100% of proceeds to social and environmental justice programs. Some of their current initiatives include turning ocean waste into packaging, fighting animal cruelty in the beauty world, Trans rights, and supporting refugees. by HumankindA new personal care brand, by Humankind prides themselves in being kinder for you and the earth. Intended to help consumers reduce single-use plastic on their most important personal care products, by Humankind's line of products include mouthwash tabs, deodorant, solid bodywash/shampoo, and solid conditioner. They are also a carbon neutral company which means they have no net release of carbon emissions to the planet. Even better for consumers, you can subscribe to your product and receive refillable versions of them on a timely basis. Loli BeautyLoli's mission is to go clean, natural, and zero waste. Their products are all food-grade, fair-trade, organic, and ethical, which means it's super safe for your skin and body. Packaged in reusable glass bottles, Loli Beauty is good enough to eat—literally.
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