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5 Eco-Friendly Beauty Switches to Make This Earth Day

5 Eco-Friendly Beauty Switches to Make This Earth Day

The beauty industry is filled with consumption, chemicals, & single use products. As consumers, we can make a difference by choosing to make smart choices with the environment in mind. Sustainability is a crucial part of the ethos at Lena Rose Beauty and at the core of what it means to be a green beauty salon and spa. As part of this mission, all products are handmade from independent retailers in small batches with the purest sourced ingredients. Here are 5 products in the Lena Rose shop you can swap out for a more eco-friendly option. 

Reef-Safe SPF

Traditional sunscreen can be toxic for our coral reefs (and our skin!). A reef-safe SPF refers to ones that do not contain oxybenzone and octinoxate, two common UV-blocking chemicals, that studies have shown can cause coral bleaching. Impeccable Skin Broad Spectrum SPF 30 is medium coverage tinted moisturizer, sunscreen and light foundation with SPF 30 gives skin a flawless, smooth, more youthful appearance - while also being environmentally friendly! Vegan and reef-safe, it's available in 6 shades. 

Bar Cleanser Soap over Plastic Packaging

Ditch the plastic bottle. Using a bar soap for your cleanser is a quick and easy switch. And you don't have to compromise on quality! Try our Activated Charcoal + Dead Sea Salt Complexion Soap. This handmade bar soap cleanses without stripping or drying skin.

Lena Rose House Line Refillable Products

Made by hand in the Rockwell Lena Rose Beauty Salon by our owner and founder, Jenny, these all natural, vegan, & handmade products are meant to be low impact on the environment. We package in glass & compostable bags, choosing the most sustainable option whenever possible. We also places bulk orders for inventory and supplies to reduce our carbon imprint. Lena Rose buys only organic ingredients, and ideally local and seasonal when possible, working with local farms to order fresh herbs and ingredients.

Lena Rose is excited to be launching a refill station as part of an Earth Month initiative. Bring any empty Lena Rose product container into the store during our monthly RECYCLE X REFILL event and fill up your empties for a discount on the products.

Bamboo Makeup Remover Pads

1lb of cotton takes about 5,000 liters of water to grow. Our Bamboo Reusable Makeup Remover Pads replace disposable cotton rounds or makeup wipes to reduce waste. Come in a pack of 7 for one week of use, pop them in the laundry to reuse again and again! 

Acetone-Free Nail Polish Remover

This Nail Polish Remover will absolutely defy your traditional belief of how “regular” Nail Polish Removers work and most importantly, smell. The acetone-free formula is free of toxic smelling odors, and good for the planet. Using only 100% recyclable glass bottles and soy-based ink, no plastic is used in these products. 

 

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