The move to make beauty products more sustainable has been growing in recent years, with an increasing number of brands recognising the importance of using ethically sourced ingredients and packaging.
Here, we look at the very best ethical beauty products to add to your routine.
This forward-thinking brand believes in 'green chemistry', meaning products are made with energy efficient processes. They use 100 per cent renewable energy sources in their buildings and make their products more recyclable in a bid to protect the planet.
Aussie beauty Elyse Knowles is a huge fan of this brand, thanks to their passion for ethical beauty practices and sustainability. Now more than 85 per cent of their bottles and jars are made of 100 per cent recycled material!
By 2021, Ren's pledged to be a zero waste brand. They've even collaborated with Surfrider Foundation, who help clear plastic from beaches across Australia, the UK and US.
By the time 2020 hits, Jurlique has an eco mission to reduce their emissions, water and waste by 20 per cent. To achieve this, they've changed their manufacturing process to encourage water re-use and solar power production.
Sustainable beauty has always been the number one focus of this hair brand. Since 1983, they've been committed to eco-projects worldwide.
It's a cult beauty favourite, and now this British brand has ditched excessive packaging for 100 per cent compostable boxes and sugarcane tubes (over tissue paper, cellophane and plastic).
This iconic green beauty brand uses sustainably sourced ingredients – especially the Community Trade shea butter from the Tungteiya Women's Association in Ghana.
Zero nasties here! Kérastase's Aura Botanica range contains no sulphates, silicones or parabens and the ingredients are sourced from 98 per cent natural origin. The gorgeous red packaging utilises recycled plastic, while the Concentre Essentiel serum bottle contains recycled glass.