Eco-friendly ways to nourish your skin

Want quality skincare that has a positive impact on the planet? Here’s what to consider when buying products that nourish your skin without damaging the environment.

Clean beauty, which generally refers to natural ingredients and environmentally friendly practices, has skyrocketed in popularity, especially with millennials who favour eco-friendly, natural and sustainable products.

If you’re keen to get on board the natural skincare movement it’s important to know which ingredients to look for and how ethical the products are.

Soothing natural skincare ingredients

To introduce natural skincare into your routine start with products containing gentle ingredients such as chamomile, which is antioxidant-rich and has calming, anti-inflammatory properties.

Chamomile is used in Sukin’s Signature Original Hydrating Mist Toner.

Paired with rosewater – also known as a gentle and calming natural ingredient – the product helps to refresh and cool tired skin and can be kept in the refrigerator for an extra cooling effect.

Chamomile is also a key ingredient in Sukin’s Signature Foaming Facial Cleanser, which is suited to normal to oily skin types.

The cleanser removes impurities and excess oils without drying the skin and is also an effective make-up remover thanks to its oil-based ingredients of evening primrose and rosehip.

Rosehip and jojoba oils are popular in natural skincare because they help nourish the skin and are effective for providing hydration while protecting the skin’s moisture barrier.

Sukin’s Signature Facial Moisturiser combines rosehip, avocado and jojoba oils to aid hydration.

How skincare brands practise sustainability

Brands that care about ethical practices promote a commitment to minimising carbon footprint, local manufacturing and support of charities or communities in need.

Sukin is made in Melbourne, is cruelty-free, vegan friendly, has been carbon neutral since 2008, and gives back to the community through its Reef Aid program.

As a part of Sukin’s journey to better, they are committed to ensuring all packaging is recyclable or reusable by 2025.

What to look out for when buying natural skincare

You can often tell a lot about the commitment to natural ingredients in a product by what’s not in it.

The Sukin ‘no list’ printed on product labels makes it really easy to understand which nasties are not used in their popular skincare range.

This post is brought to you by Sukin Signature Original Hydrating Mist Toner, Signature Foaming Cleanser and Signature Facial Moisturiser.