How To Make Your Toiletries More Eco Friendly

Most toiletries are made to be cheap and disposable. Generally using lots of plastic packaging and often including ingredients that may be harmful, not only to the environment but to ourselves also.


Learn how you can make a few simple changes to your every day toiletries to look after yourself and the environment at the same time.

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Bamboo Toothbrushes

Over 1 billion plastic toothbrushes end up in land fill each year!! However there is an easy, eco friendly alternative…Bamboo toothbrushes!! Bamboo is a natural plant therefore making it biodegradable, bamboo toothbrushes don’t cost the earth and they donโ€™t cost us very much at all.

Shampoo Bar

Shampoo bars use natural ingredients and oils, which are better for your hair AND the environment, shampoo bars are also very small and compact, making them perfect for travelling. 1 shampoo bar does the job of around 3 bottles of shampoo!! So save the earth and your bank account by making the switch to Shampoo Bars

Deodorant

Deodorant is an everyday essential for the majority of us and as long as it does the job what else matters?
We tend to forget the harm that most deodorants can be to ourselves and the environment.

Some deodorants are non recyclable, cause air pollution and are a threat to our waterways.

If there is an alternative, why aren’t we using it?

Check out these trusty alternatives

Soap Bar

It’s hard to resist a good smelly soap but is it worth the nasties included and all the plastic packaging that comes with it.

Check out these local handmade soaps that literally include only 4 ingredients
– Coconut oil
– Olive oil
– Water
– Lye

Face Wash

Lush cosmetics also have AMAZINGGG eco friendly facial cleansers and scrubs. My all time favourite cleanser is their Angels on bare skin! It includes almonds that gently exfoliate the skin, rose, chamomile and lavender to help calm the skin and kaolin which absorbs oils, leaving the skin feeling soft.

Alternatively

Make your own face cleansing oil using all natural ingredients.

This 2 ingredient recipe is super simple to make and works wonders on the skin.
What you will need

Method
Simply combine 1/2 a cup of grape seed oil with 14 drops of tea tree oil.

How to use
Massage a small amount of oil into skin, then rinse with warm water.

To give your skin ultimate care, try one of these natural face masks.

Issy xx

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4 thoughts on “How To Make Your Toiletries More Eco Friendly

  1. It’s amazing what you find in your house that isn’t great for the environment. I did a little investigation into products I use pretty regularly and was horrified so I started switching a lot of things out too. This is a great post about eco-friendly bathroom products though, I’ve changed my toothbrush, face cloths and soaps but the next on my list is deodorant.

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