It may not be the first thing that comes to mind when we think about our beauty routine, but the beauty products and services we use have an impact on the environment. From waste to chemicals, there are issues with the beauty industry. Luckily, there are also lots of fantastic options downtown to help lessen the environmental impact of your regiment while keeping you feeling fab!
Did you know downtown Victoria hosts two Canadian brands of vegan, cruelty-free, sustainable makeup and cosmetics?
This conscientious company also focuses on using sustainable, cruelty free ingredients and uses unique seedpaper packaging. You can buy Elate Cosmetics from these downtown retailers:
🟢 Hunt & Gather
🟢 Berstein & Gold
🟢 Nezza Naturals
When it comes to skincare and haircare, the waste adds up! Luckily, downtown offers great businesses for refills so you can improve the impact of your routines. From moisturizers and oils, to shampoo, conditioner, and more, check out the businesses below to find lovely refillable products!
Who doesn’t love heading to the salon for a new ‘do? However, the waste created and chemicals used at the salon can be pretty hard on the environment. The salons below all focus on sustainability, so you can leave feeling great about your hair AND the planet!