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Care for your Skin and the Planet

No matter what kind of skin you’re in, pamper it with these planet-friendly options. They clean and moisturize with rich, cruelty-free ingredients, and there are many to choose from.

Most skin care comes in plastic that can’t be recycled. Beware of tiny glass jars with huge plastic caps. Also, plastic pumps that will last forever. When you switch to Unplastix you’ll love it that all the packaging is recyclable, refillable, reusable, and/or biodegradable.

But giving up plastic doesn’t mean giving up on the results you want. These are premium formulas that will make your skin glow with health. They will also help our planet restore its natural beauty.

Skin care is personal. We will continue to add more so that you find what works best for you. All products are also easy to find in our store. Keep coming back for more, because you will always find more!

The Amazon Aware product line is no-nonsense, with planet friendly packaging and ingredients. This rich body lotion moisturizes without artificial fragrance, petrolatum, paraffin, or mineral oil.The

It instantly nourishes your skin with shea butter, vitamin E and other safe ingredients that qualify it for EWG Verification. It’s vegan, cruelty-free and tested by dermatologists, not animals.

The bottle is 100% recycled aluminum with a reusable pump. You may buy a refill bottle that comes with an aluminum cap and no pump. Aluminum is infinitely recyclable.

In addition to being EWG Verified Amazon Aware Body Lotion is certified carbon neutral by ClimatePartner.

Another Aware product, this Face Moisturizer does the job without artificial fragrance, petrolatum, paraffin, or mineral oil. One formula for dry and normal skin, another for oily and combination complexions.

Both are EWG Verified – free of unhealthy chemicals that raise health, ecotoxicity and/or contamination concerns. They’re also vegan, cruelty-free and tested by dermatologists, not animals. Click images to see details of each.

The Hydrating Formula is for normal to dry skin. It moisturizes and brightens skin with avocado oil, squalane, sunflower seed oil, and cocoa butter. Complete your routine with Aware Hydrating Face Cleanser.

The Balancing Formula is for oily or combination skin. This non-greasy, fast absorbing moisturizer brightens and freshens your face with licorice root extract and vitamin C, as well as other ingredients that help skin retain moisture. Complete your routine with the Aware Balancing Face Cleanser.

The jar is recyclable glass, and the lid is recyclable aluminum. It comes in a recyclable cardboard box.In addition to being EWG Verified Amazon Aware Body Lotion is certified carbon neutral by ClimatePartner.

Attitude Sunscreen Sticks offers planet-friendly sunscreen options to satisfy almost anyone. All formulas use non-nano zinc oxide to block harmful UVA and UVB rays with natural oils such as coconut, shea butter, and sunflower seed to moisturize your skin. The sticks work great as sunscreen, and also as everyday moisturizers if you have dry skin and want extra UV protection.

All are unscented except the Tropical and Orange Blossom which have a light aroma. The formulas for Babies and Children as well as Sensitive Skin are hypoallergenic. Try Tinted if you want to avoid the skin lightening look of zinc oxide.

All are safe for coral reefs. They’re also PETA-certified, vegan and cruelty-free. And they’re EWG Verified to be free of chemicals of concern for health.

The cardboard tube is biodegradable. This is a great plastic-free alternative that will protect you from the sun and spare us all more plastic waste.

Ethique hydrating skin lotion for dry skin is rich in Fairtrade cocoa butter and coconut oil.  The vegan formula is free of palm oil and petroleum. It’s naturally scented with flowers and fruits. Choose Flourish, Zest, or Unscented

Most skin creams are mostly water. Ethique has none. It comes in a small bar that you mix with water. That turns it into 12.35 oz of lotion that you can store in a bottle you already have. Then you keep two out of landfill.

Ethique is a fantastic no-plastic brand that uses earth-friendly, ethically sourced ingredients in all their products. The packaging is certified compostable. Be sure to check out the Ethique store on Amazon.

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Ethique lip balms are rich, hydrating and come in flavors and tints to appeal to almost anyone. I like the dark, fruity look of Sugarplum. Pepped up and Juicy are equally nourishing when the occasion calls for tasty, bare-naked lips. They sooth and protect with natural ingredients such as cocoa butter, Vitamin E, and jojoba oil.

These lip smoothers come in biodegradable cardboard tubes that you can toss without guilt. One tube holds two and a half times as much lip loving care as a plastic tube, and it’s as kind to the planet as it is to you.

Be sure to visit the Ethique Store on Amazon to see more of their plastic-free, vegan, cruelty-free products.

This is a great way to introduce your skin and hair to Ethique. It also makes a great gift. Click the images to see details for dry, sensitive, normal, or oily.

All are formulated with natural, ethically sourced ingredients that are good for skin, hair, and the planet. They clean and nourish with coconut oil and cocoa butter. There are no drying soaps, no palm oil, no aluminum or plastic. Packaging is fully recyclable and compostable.

Be sure to visit the Ethique Store on Amazon to discover more products for you and your family, including babies and pets.

Honest Hydrogel Cream is richly hydrating with 2 kinds of Hyaluronic Acid and Squalane. It won a Byrdie Skincare award in 2019. It’s also EWG Certified for healthy, cruelty-free ingredients. And Amazon rates Honest products Climate Pledge Friendly for the company’s commitment to sustainability.

Honest is moving in the right direction in developing refillable and recyclable containers. The cream comes in a recyclable plastic pod inside a recyclable plastic jar. The lid cannot be recycled. The pod can be replaced with another recyclable plastic pod. In our opinion, this makes little sense. Instead, the jar and lid could be completely recyclable. Better yet, the jar could be glass with an aluminum lid.

That being said, Honest provides instructions on how to refill or recycle (if possible) their products. You’ll find that information if you scroll down their Amazon pages.

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The J&L Naturals Kit may have everything you need to care for your skin. It includes a Cleansing Bar, Konjac Sponge, Face Salve, and Lip Balm. Select the Extraordinary version for the addition of a clay and green tea mask. All elements are vegan and made by hand with rich, organic ingredients such as coconut oil and shea butter. The Konjac Sponge is made from a plant. It soothes even the most sensitive skin as it gently cleans and detoxes.

Kits are plastic-free with everything packaged in biodegradable cardboard. Pick the one that’s best for your skin type:

  • Balance, for oily or combination skin
  • Calm, for sensitive, acne-prone skin
  • Hydrate, for dry skin
  • Timeless for mature skin
  • Shine for normal or dull skin

The Mix Up 4D Intense Hydration has combined four different types of hyaluronic acid to deeply hydrate skin. Other natural ingredients such as hibiscus extract, Argan, and bakuchiol work with it to smooth and repair your complexion.

This nutrient rich, vegan formula can be used day or night, by men or women. The anti-aging formula softens and smooths uneven skin tone. It’s kind to sensitive skin and effective for most skin types.

This small business throws in a tube of their hand made, lime flavored lip balm – also rich in moisturizing hyaluronic acid. Yum!

The recyclable glass jar with recyclable aluminum lid holds 4.6 oz of this deeply moisturizing mix. Your face will drink it up!

The Oceanly lineup is a fantastic new breakthrough by Attitude. These face creams and serums give all the benefits of premium brands without product or plastic waste. And they’re vegan, made with pure ingredients that are naturally sourced and well-combined for different skin types. All are dermatologically tested and unscented. Good for you and the planet!

The star ingredient is phytoglycogen, which is a plant-based wonder. When absorbed into skin it stimulates production of both hyaluronic acid and collagen. Let the magic begin as it smooths, soothes, moisturizes, reduces signs of aging, and makes your skin glow. Other ingredients are added for effective care of each skin type.

Pick the Oceanly product or combo that’s right for your skin care needs. And don’t miss the Eye Creams below.

  • Phyto-Glow: Moisturizes dry and sensitive skin, making it soft, smooth, and radiant.
  • Phyto-Matte: Mattifies oily and combination skin evening tone for smooth radiance and less shine.
  • Phyto-Age: Reduces signs of aging and rebuilds the skin’s moisture barrier.
  • Phyto-Age Serum: Boost the benefits of Phyto-Age cream to further rejeuvenate mature skin.
  • Phyto-Sun: A day-time cream that moisturizes and nourishes while also providing SPF15 protection against UVA and UVB. This lightly tinted cream blends with most skin tones.
  • Phyto Night Creams: Let the phytoglycogen work its magic while you sleep. Phyto-Glow, Phyto-Matte, and Phyto-Age all come in a night cream formula, but only one appears to be in stock right now. We’ll add Matte and Age as they become available again.

All Oceanly products are easy to use, push up sticks in biodegradable cardboard that comes from ecologically managed forests.  There is no product or plastic waste. The formulas are EWG Verified. This means they contain no ingredients of concern according to the Environmental Working Group standards. 

Oceanly Eye Cream

Oceanly Eye Creams nourish the delicate skin around your eyes with naturally sourced, vegan ingredients. The star is phytoglycogen, which is a plant-based wonder that stimulates production of both hyaluronic acid and collagen. It smooths, soothes, moisturizes, reduces fine lines, and brightens the skin around your eyes. 

Choose the formula that’s right for you:

  • Phyto-age enriches and moisturizes with age-fighting phytoglycogen, ecklonia cava extract with antioxidant properties, and peptides to rebuild the skin’s moisture barrier.
  • Phyto-Glow restores radiance  to normal or oily skin with vitamin C, ecklonia cava extract with antioxidant properties, and phytoglycogen.
  • Phyto-Calm soothes and nourishes sensitive skin with ecklonia cava extract rich in antioxidant properties, phytoglycogen to restore the skin’s comfort, and shea butter to soothe and nourish dry skin

All formulas come as a push-up stick in a plastic-free and biodegradable paper tube. The cardboard comes from forests that are eco-managed. It’s easy to apply without any product or packaging waste. And the results are as great as any premium eye cream.

RU S Bamboo Soap Holders are an attractive, eco-friendly way to hold soap, shampoo, and conditioning bars so they last longer.  They come in two different colors: natural and charcoal brown. At 4.72 x 3.54 inches they hold any size bar so it dries quickly instead of dissolving.

Buy these in quantities of 10, 30, or 50. They’re a great bargain. Use them in the kitchen, bathroom, shower. Pair them with any kind of bar for affordable, attractive gifts. Fantastic way to care for yourself, your friends and family, and the planet – all at the same time!

Zimotto gives you 8 soap bar pouches and holders for your shampoo, conditioning, and washing bars. Make the bars last longer by keeping them out of water and storing them so they dry quickly and hold their shape. All puches are handmade from loofah or jute, with beaded pull strings.  The soap holders can be trimmed to fit any dish. A fish shaped loofah sponge for your face is included, as well as tips on how to best care for your planet-friendly bars.

Planet-friendly essentials for home, travel, and gifting!