Eight beauty buys to simplify your routine—and make it more sustainable.

By Lisa DeSantis
Updated May 01, 2020
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Floral Street


The vibrant glass bottles will look gorgeous on your vanity, and the nine modern, bloom-inspired scents come in biodegradable cartons you can use as seed trays—to grow flowers of your own. 

To buy: $78; sephora.com

Lilah B. Divine


The handy metal compact swivels to reveal a flattering multiuse cream (in 10 shades). Plus, the brand will recycle any beauty product you send them. 

To buy: $46; sephora.com



These biodegradable wipes are infused with honey and alpha hydroxy acid, and the pot is crafted from recycled ocean-waste plastic.

To buy: $22; lovekinship.com



Papaya and pineapple enzymes combine with moringa and chia seed oils to exfoliate skin and melt away makeup. You can toss the glass bottle into your recycling bin.

To buy: $58; thermabeauty.com



This sage-and-cedar-scented lotion comes in packaging made of water-resistant (yet compostable) paper.

To buy: $24; sephora.com

Love Beauty and Planet


These products take up minimal space on your tub ledge and are made with less water and 30 percent less plastic than the original versions. Win, win, win!

To buy:

Hear Me Raw


It's not easy being green, but getting a brightening boost from this emerald mask is a breeze. Nutrient-rich ingredients, like chlorophyll, matcha, and spirulina, help speed skin cell turnover.

To buy: $42; hearmeraw.com

Fekkai Beauty


After shampooing, quench thirsty, color-treated hair with this lightweight but potent blend. Your strands will love it—and so will the environment, thanks to the recycled-plastic tube.

To buy: $20; target.com