Beauty zero waste: 6 disposable products to replace in the bathroom
1 / Plastic packaging
For to avoid to the maximum plastic, rely on solid carewithout packaging. Soaps, shampoos, deodorants ... You can find everything for a very reasonable price. In addition to being more respectful of the environment, solid products are economical because they allow more washing than liquid products. Be careful, their composition is not always irreproachable, that's why it is advisable to turn to the organic care.
2 / The cotton swabs
The plastic swab is one of the most common detritus in the oceans. That is why from 1 January 2020, it will not be not available for sale to individuals. Do not panic, you can replace it with a cotton swab. This is a small stick in wood or stainless steel, washable and reusable. It should not be pushed in like a cotton swab, but simply to scratch the walls of your ears to bring back the excess of cerumen outwards.
3 / Cleansing disks
They are small and practical, but cotton-removing disks are to be banned from a green bathroom. In addition to generating large amounts of waste, growing cotton does not respect the environment. It requires a lot of water and many pesticides are used for the plant to grow faster. By what to replace them? Simply by washable cloth discs, or by removing makeup with vegetable oil.
4 / The hygienic protections
Exit them sanitary napkins or disposable pads. Turn to reusable protections in tissue or to menstrual cups. If these alternatives zero waste can be scary at first, their use is very simple. Get started!
5 / Disposable razors
They are part of our daily lives. But yet, other options exist to epilate without creating waste. The first is the reusable razor in stainless steel. It can shave both the beard and other areas of your body. Just change the blade when it is worn!
6 / Toothbrushes
Another everyday plastic object that can be replaced. Simply opt for a recyclable wood brush. The effectiveness remains the same! To continue on this path of zero waste, think about using a block toothpaste solid to further limit your impact on the environment.
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