5 Ethical Skincare Products to Incorporate Into Your Routine
When it comes to skincare, who even knows where to start? The industry is an oversaturated one, which is why we’re here to sift through the gunk and help you find products that are not only effective and innovative, but ethical.
What does this mean, exactly? While everyone has their own way of determining what defines ethical skincare products, the most basic way to put it is any product that’s cruelty-free, non-toxic and vegan. Basically, good for you, animals and the planet.
Need to be pointed in the right direction? Look no further than below!
Bakuchiol, an Ayurveda plant alternative to retinol, has become increasingly common in recent years, based on its suitability for sensitive skin. As one of our best-selling ethical skincare products, this Aroha Oils favorite is a great place to start if you want to treat and prevent wrinkles, while helping hydrate as well.
If there’s a one-size-fits-all product we recommend, this is it! Kaibae’s Microbiome Mist helps nourish the skin barrier and support natural microbiome balance. Formulated with wild plant polyphenols, hydrating prebiotics and postbiotic peptides, this everyday mist is suitable for all skin types.
Composed of vegan collagen and hibiscus and kokum extracts, this versatile product blurs and gently smoothes expression lines and creases, while helping plump the skin. The result? A youthful glow and greater skin elasticity.
The ultimate skin prep! Apply this powerful mist as the first step in your skincare routine (post-cleanse, that is) for all-day hydration, illumination and plumping. Bursting with Vitamin C, sodium hyaluronate and Damascus rose water, a single spritz serves as an ideal pre-treatment primer for maximum serum absorption. The inclusion of the USDA certified Camu Camu hero ingredient comes from the fertile soils of the Brazilian Amazon, where it’s organically grown and hand-picked by local farmhands in Brazil.
Get ready for bed with this golden ticket for the face. This nighttime moisturizer combines turmeric and sandalwood extracts with shea and mango butter for a rich, hydrating formula. It also contains buriti oil and calendula extracts to help soothe the skin. The woodsy aroma of sandalwood oil and fresh turmeric root is calming to the senses.
Written by Dahvi Shira