Five Planet-Friendly Beauty Brands on Our Radar

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Struggling to find beauty that’s good for your skin and the environment? From natural ingredients to recycled packaging, here are the eco-friendly beauty brands focused on sustainability.

Bursting with botanicals, Grown Alchemist creates products that represent a new evolution in skincare, while respecting the environment. Through a holistic approach to science, the brand has identified the mechanisms that regulate, slow and even reverse the aging process of the body and skin — creating organic, toxin-free and cruelty-free formulas that help to repair and regenerate. The Australian brand make monthly donations to Greening Australia, utilise refillable containers where possible and use BPA-free packaging. 

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Invest in the Age-Repair Moisturiser; an advanced moisturiser formulated with bioactive Phyto-Peptides and white tea extract which works to noticeably restore, and visibly reduce the depth of wrinkles.

Rahua founders, Fabian Lliguin and Anna Ayers, work alongside the Indigenous People of the Amazon to gather pure plant derived, rainforest-grown ingredients only from self-sustained forests. Harnessing the secrets of Amazonian women and the natural power of the rainforest, the brand produces clean, non-toxic and vegan formulas full of high-performance organic goodness that requires less usage than synthetic formulas. The brand continues to push for an environmental clean-up effort (and protection of the Rainforest) through community projects and 100% recyclable plastic packaging. 

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Rahua’s cult beauty buy is a rich, restorative shampoo that leaves hair soft, silky and luminous. Made with omega-9 rich Rahua oil and naturally scented with the fresh, woodsy aroma of Palo Santo oil, the formula is concentrated and will keep scalp balanced: not too oily, and not too dry.

An expert in delivering 100% natural luxury with non-toxic, plant derived and consciously considered skincare, Tata Harper is one of the most renowned farm-fresh beauty brands on the scene. Each product is made on Tata’s organic Vermont farm, packaged in sustainable bottles and filled with eco-certified ingredients. Made by on-site female scientists, each product comes with an individual number on the base — so you can track exactly where it’s come from, who made it and how fresh it really is. 

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Elixir Vitae Serum, TATA HARPER at CULT BEAUTY

The star buy? The Elixir Vitae Serum is a supernatural hyper-potent serum that targets severe wrinkles to restore the look of youthful plumpness and volume. 

Sustainably sourcing ingredients from its own organic Tuscan farm or environmentally friendly micro-producers, Seed To Skin pairs science with nature to formulate hero skincare products with impressive results. A natural skincare brand backed up by clinical studies, all raw formulas are researched and developed by a team of experts at the brand’s onsite lab. Each piece is traceable, transparent and in eco-conscious packing. 

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The Alche’Mist serum spray, SEED TO SKIN at NET-A-PORTER

The Alche’Mist super active serum spray is a revolutionary mist with an advanced molecular delivery system which carries the finest molecules rich in 100% active ingredients into the deepest layers of your skin to activate a natural cell regeneration.

Created by British make-up artist Arabella Preston and entrepreneur Charlotte Semler, Votary’s luxurious products are powered by natural oils and botanical actives. Proudly vegan, the brand strives for healthy, dewy skin formulas made by pure plant-based ingredients; with a range that spans across cleansing oils, facial oils, deeply nourishing creams and powerful serums. With sustainability at its core, Votary products are packed with Eco-Flo chips, use recyclable glass bottles and recycled paper. 

Cleansing Oil Rose Geranium & Apricot, VOTARY

Beauty editor-approved, Votary’s Cleansing Oil uses apricot  to nourish and hydrate the skin, while rose geranium oil tightens, brightens and removes dead skin cells. A great way to take everything off and leave the skin clean, soft and supple. 

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