Guaranteed Irish are proud to support their member businesses in the pursuit of eco-friendly beauty.
Beauty's got a problem - and it's costing the earth.
From plastic containers to microbeads to the harmful chemicals within formulas, the beauty industry has come under fire for using materials that are negatively affecting our environment.
But these four Irish brands are doing everything in their power to reduce the impact beauty & personal care products are making on the environment.
These are some of the best eco-friendly Irish beauty brands to shop if 'reusing, not refusing' is your thing!
Nutritional supplements business Revive Active was founded by Galway entrepreneur Daithí O’Connor in 2011. Beauty Complex is the fast-acting collagen supplement that fights ageing from the inside out. This super supplement contains a unique blend of nutrients in powder form to help support your skin, hair and nails.
Helping to support structure, function, moisture, plumpness and youthfulness of the skin, Beauty Complex contains 7,000mg of hydrolysed type 1 marine collagen which is known to have the best absorption and bioavailability of all collagens as well as plant-derived phytoceramides which are a natural alternative to help enhance the skin.
Hyaluronic acid completes the triple action formula allowing the skin to hold on to water to give structure and moisture to the skin.
Beauty Complex, €49.95 (21-day supply) at Reviveactive.com and all good pharmacies and health food stores.
Founded by Herbalist Claire Brett, Dublin Herbalists is an Irish business on a mission to make the best natural skincare products accessible to all.
The all-natural, anti-ageing Elevating Eye Cream with Eyebright & Co-Enzyme Q10 has been specially developed to strengthen and deeply hydrate the delicate skin around the eyes. Enhanced with the soothing yet powerful properties of Eyebright Glycerol, Co-Enzyme Q10 and Eco Marine Algae Extract, it stimulates natural collagen production while reducing the appearance of dark circles, puffiness and fine lines.
With a silky texture, it’s suitable for all skin types. It’s 100 per cent natural, vegan and never ever tested on animals.
Evelavting Eye Cream, €29.95, available at stockists nationwide dublinherbalists.ie
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BERRY BE BEAUTY
Berry Be Beauty was founded by Dublin entrepreneur Lorna Venton, whose experience as a Reflexologist and Holistic Therapist led to the creation of the natural beauty business with a fresh holistic approach to skincare, health and wellbeing.
The Berry Be Beauty Lip Scrub is a natural lip scrub perfect for removing the dry outer surface of your lips with absolute ease. An incredible formulation rich in Vitamins A and E, it’s the ultimate base and beauty hack to achieving longer-lasting lipstick.
It’s 100 per cent natural and handmade using the finest natural raw ingredients. It’s also chemical, paraben and cruelty-free.
Be-Berry-Beauty Lip Scrub, available in Bubble-gum and Vanilla, €4.95 at Berry-be-beauty.ie
Carlow based natural solid perfume business Jo Browne was founded by Reflexologist and Holistic Therapist Joanne Browne.
The naturally nourishing Jo Browne Facial Cleansing Balm has both beauty and healing benefits, thanks to the use of organic camellia oil, nature’s miracle oil that naturally reduces inflammation and promotes collagen production.
Handmade in Ireland, the cleansing and nourishing balm effectively removes eye makeup, as well as foundations and daily grime. And, with a combination of eight fragrant essential oils to protect and deep clean, it smells absolutely divine.
Botanical ingredients include palmarosa to hydrate and rosemary and geranium that help with problem skin.
Facial Cleansing Balm, €34.00, at Jobrowne.com and stockists nationwide.
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