As consumers, we are often bombarded with choices – and it can be overwhelming trying to figure out which brands and products are the most environmentally friendly. Therefore, I’ve compiled a list of some environmentally friendly brands and products to make things easier. From clothing to home goods, these brands and products are all made with sustainability. So whether you’re looking to reduce your carbon footprint or want to support businesses that are doing good for the planet, check out this list!
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Biossance Squalane & Omega Repair Cream
Ultra-hydrating repair cream that improves the appearance of fine lines. Retails for $58 and 10% cash back with Rakuten (learn how Rakuten cashback works). I loved the Squalane + Lactic Acid Resurfacing Night Cream, so I would guess this product is just as great. Biossance is an eco-friendly company that uses Squalane derived from renewable sugarcane. What’s more, they are committed to low water usage, no deforestation, and production far from rainforests. The products are vegan, cruelty-free, non-toxic and use Sugarcane and Forest Stewardship Council-certified boxes. All inner and outer packaging is recyclable, but they are working towards more sustainable options.
Biossance Squalane + Vitamin C Rose Oil
This oil increases skin radiance by improving tone and texture and boosts skin firmness and suppleness. Not to mention, it instantly hydrates and protects the skin from moisture loss. It retails for $72 with 10% cash back with Rakuten. See above for more about how Biossance protects the environment. I’ll add this to my wish list; I’ve been hearing a lot about Vitamin C lately.
Josh Rosebrook Daily Acid Toner from Credo Beauty
An exfoliating and pH-balanced skin toning treatment suitable for all skin types, especially mature, dull, and uneven skin tones. Retails for $29 for 3.3 ounces and 2.5% cashback with Rakuten. Although it is not a requirement in the US, all fragrance ingredients are naturally derived and fully disclosed on the website. In addition, all products are cruelty-free and formulated without products on the dirty list. Josh Rosebrook is a results-driven, plant-based skin and hair care line led by green science, nature, and sustainability. Toner is a must-have in my skincare routine, and this seems like a great option. Another one to add to my list!
Seventh Generation Free & Clear Natural Liquid Laundry Detergent
Seventh Generation Free & Clear Natural Liquid Laundry Detergent is made for sensitive skin without dyes, fragrances, or artificial brighteners—It Retails for $12.99 at Target and 1% cashback with Rakuten. In addition, the laundry detergent contains 97% renewable biological ingredients and is cruelty-free. I must admit I love the scented laundry detergents, but I know how much better these products are for your home and the environment.
Everlane Denim Short
These adorable denim shorts are safer for the environment because their denim factory recycles 98% of their water using reverse osmosis and keeps byproducts out of the environment by mixing them with concrete to create building materials. They have also reduced CO2 emissions by 80% by using renewable energy and air drying. They retail for $68.
Ilia Super Serum Skin Tint SPF 40 Foundation
This clean-tinted serum provides light, dewy coverage with mineral SPF and active levels of skincare ingredients. In addition, they offer a wide range of flexible shades. Retails for $48 at Sephora and 2% cashback with Rakuten. I’m a big fan of the dewy finish; I’ll add this to my list for the next Sephora sale!
Credo Beauty Ranavat Royal Tonique Hydrating Jasmine Mist
Ranavat Botanics Royal Tonique Hydrating Jasmine Mist is certified USDA Organic. This non-toxic toner is a jasmine hydrosol and is steam-distilled from the flower. This toner is for all types of skin but especially dehydrated skin. Retails for $45 and 2.5% cashback with Rakuten. Another toner I would love to try as I have dry skin!
Reformation Olina Linen Pant
These stylish and comfortable linen pants are from Reformation, whose mission is to bring sustainable fashion to everyone. They make everything from low-impact and recycled materials. They also offer options to pay you for returning the Reformation clothes you no longer want to wear so they can recycle them. Retails for $158.
Grove Collaborative Wool Dryer Balls
Wool dryer balls are an eco-friendly alternative to dryer sheets. Grove Co. Dryer Balls are made 100% New Zealand Wool and are sustainably designed to reduce drying time and energy consumption. They are scent free but can be scented with essential oils as desired.
Exa Beauty High Fidelity Foundation
Exa Beauty provides cruelty-free, vegan, and Credo Clean make-up options while striving to provide eco-friendly packaging.
Public Goods Bamboo Toothbrush
Bamboo toothbrushes are an eco-friendly upgrade to your plastic toothbrush. Once you are ready to replace it, the handle is 100% biodegradable. A 2-pack retails for $4.95
Juice Beauty Stem Cellular Anti-Wrinkle Moisturizer
This hydrating moisturizer is vegan, cruelty-free, uses clean ingredients and is made by a sustainable packaging brand. Retails for $70 on Ulta and 3% cashback with Rakuten.
Saie Beauty Slip Tint
Slip Tint is their best-selling broad spectrum 35 SPF tinted moisturizer made with clean ingredients. Saie Beauty is Climate Neutral certified, and they invest in various carbon drawdown projects to reduce their carbon footprint. They donate 1% of their sales to non-profits dedicated to climate change issues. In addition, they fund forest conservation projects through Carbon Neutral Club to offset their team’s carbon footprint. Their beauty products are Leaping Bunny Certified.
Raw Sugar Watermelon Liquid Hand Soap
This hand wash is made with plant-derived ingredients and is cruelty-free and vegan. All bottles are made with 30% post-consumer materials, with a commitment to being 100% by 2030. For each product purchased, a soap bar is donated to needy communities.
Wolven is a clothing company that uses vegan fabric created by breaking down discarded plastics and recycling them into textiles. Beechwood pulp is also used for t-shirts since beech trees propagate and regenerate naturally, making them very sustainable. They are also partnered with Climate Neutral to reduce their carbon footprint. They offer brand credit for reselling your used Wolven clothing and a discount if you send a photo of you recycling your packaging. In addition, you can get 2% cashback with Rakuten.
Reel Paper uses recycled paper and bamboo to make toilet paper, tissue, and paper towels. In addition, they use 100% plastic-free packaging and carbon-neutral freight shipping.
Earth Breeze sells eco-responsible laundry detergent delivered right to your door. They use plastic-free biodegradable packaging, and it’s guaranteed to be animal friendly and vegan.
One Ocean Beauty
One Ocean Beauty is a clean, sustainable beauty brand offering skincare and collagen products focusing on ocean conservation. They use powerful marine ingredients produced sustainably with Blue Biotechnology.
It’s important to be conscious about the brands and products we support. With so many options available, trying to find the most sustainable option can be overwhelming. I’ve compiled a list of some of the best environmentally friendly brands and products to make things easier. I am working on using more sustainable products myself. I would love to know what Brands or products you use and love. Connect with me over on Instagram or join my private Facebook group!