Top 10 Zero-Waste Skincare Brands

With the world moving towards sustainable living and products for a greener future, here are some brands that will help you incorporate the same in your daily routine.

1. The Package Free Shop

The Package Free Shop, one of the most popular zero-waste skincare brands

Package Free Shop offers products that avoid packaging in their products and shipping. The NYC based store is a platform for an array of ethical brands to sell their products to a conscious consumer base. Their mission is to help consumers shift to a zero waste lifestyle by cutting down on single-use plastics and disposable products.  Some of the products available are moisturizers, scrubs, toners.

Some of the products available are moisturizers, scrubs, toners.

2. Vapour Beauty

Products from Vapour Organic Beauty, one of the most popular zero-waste skincare brands

Vapour Beauty is a makeup brand dedicated to environmental ethicality – their ingredients are organic and cruelty free. Their products are also made using wind-power unlike most massively polluting cosmetic brands. To top it all off, their packaging is also 100% recyclable.

Consider their foundations, primers, concealers and more if you’re looking to reduce the impact of your daily makeup routine.

3. Fat and the Moon

Products from Fat and the Moon, one of the most popular zero-waste skincare brands

A popular zero-waste skincare brand embraces the concepts of self love and healing through environmental empowerment. Their products are deeply connected to nature – they work with products that are abundantly grown and ethically harvested to formulate non-toxic products They also prioritise reusable, recyclable packaging.

Fat and the Moon offers face oils, mists, lotions, and other products for sensitive skin.

4. Apothecary Muse

Products from Apothecary Muse, one of the most popular zero-waste skincare brands

Apothecary Muse is helping outdoor enthusiasts keep their skin in good shape throughout their adventures and spontaneous trips. The products are specifically curated to protect sensitive skin from the harsh conditions like dirt, wind and rain. Their packaging is 100% zero waste and their products use ethically and locally sourced ingredients.

The brand offers sunscreens, deodorant,s and muscle balm are just a few in their long list of products. Apothecary Muse is also one of the most affordable zero waste skincare brands on the market today.

5. River Organics

Different lip balms from River Organics, one of the most popular zero-waste skincare brands

Hailing from North Carolina, this brand focuses on skin care using plant-based oils as their core ingredient. The plant whose extracts are used in these oils are organically grown in small batches to ensure an ethical supply chain. Their products are also packaged in cardboard tubes and pots.

They offer minimalist, zero waste bronzers, lip balms, and highlighters.

6. By Robin Creations

Products from By Robin Creations, one of the most popular zero-waste skincare brands

This home-made brand offers products straight out of the owner’s facility in Santa Fe. All the products are 100% vegan, cruelty-free, and hand made in small batches. Additionally, their products don’t use preservatives, chemicals, artificial colors, dyes, synthetics, or parabens. They are working hard towards eliminating plastic in their packaging and offer refills on all non-compostable packaging.

The brand offers serums, moisturizers, scrubs, and much more to keep your skin happy and healthy.

7. EmpireSquid Organics

Massage Oil from EmpireSquid Organics, one of the most popular zero-waste skincare brands

A family-based zero-waste skincare brand EmpireSquid is dedicated to providing products that benefit the body and the environment. Their products are all natural, vegan, cruelty-free and 70% organic. Most of the products are either packaged in reusable glass or kraft paper pouches.

They have a wide range of products – some even categorised based on skin type. Body butters, moisturising serums, cleansers and masks are some of them.

8. Dab Herb

Products from Dab Herb, one of the most popular zero-waste skincare brands

According to Dab Herb, “beauty and self-care are inseparable from sustainability, transparency, and wellness”. This brand is committed to clean beauty – with products that are cruelty-free and use certified vegan ingredients. The products are packaged in compostable cardboard sticks, metal tins, or decorative glass jars. The jars can also be sent in for a refill after the product is used.

Dab Herb offers makeup sets, spa kits, balms, and more.

9. HerbalChest

Product from HerbalChest, one of the most popular zero-waste skincare brands

This brand is run solely by a Pacific-Northwest based mother who prepares and sources her ingredients in small batches. The products are all plant-based and cruelty-free. They’re packaged in reusable metal tins and cardboard tubes

The brand offers products like anti-aging serums, under-eye creams, moisturizers, and much more.

10. Bestowed Essentials

Toothpowder and toothbrush from Bestowed Essentials, one of the most popular zero-waste skincare brands

Bestowed Essentials is South Dakota’s very first zero-waste skincare shop. The online store has plastic-free production, packaging, and shipping. Their dedication to zero waste values is strong enough to enable their store to produce less than 10 lbs. of trash every month. The products are cruelty-free, vegan and use recycled glass jars and metal lids as a packaging solution.

The brand offers face masks for different skin types, toners, and balms. Additionally, they sponsor 1 lb. of beach trash pickup for every order made.

Looking for more ways you can switch to sustainable options? Check out our post on 6 Eco-Friendly Brands For Your Next Adventure! Sustainability starts from home, do your part by going Plastic Neutral and acting on your plastic footprint for about the price of a coffee a month!

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