Give your skin—and your beauty cabinet—a makeover with these ecofriendly products

These four products are good for your skin—and the environment

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Whether you’re looking to avoid chemicals or cut down on waste, these beauty companies have you covered. From refillable, biodegradable shower wash to zero-waste vegan lip balms, these four products are good for your skin—and the environment.

Bathing Culture
Mind and Body Wash $35 (refills: $1.33/oz)
Want to cut down on single-use plastics? This organic, biodegradable, and botanical-based body wash from Bathing Culture is woodsy, sudsy, and comes in a 16-ounce refillable, rainbow-hued glass bottle you can replenish at Citizen Supply at Ponce City Market. bathingculture.com

Little Barn Apothecary
Coconut + Mint Cooling Mist $13
Little Barn Apothecary offers vegan, cruelty-free, and handmade products created in Atlanta and sold at their new flagship location in Virginia-Highland, as well as local spas like Exhale and the Four Seasons. Spritz this mist postworkout or on a long-haul flight. 1048 North Highland Avenue, littlebarnapothecary.com

Little Otter Skincare
Lip Balm $18/4 pack
Georgia natives Jess Hunt-Ralston and Chad Ralston experimented with organic tinctures at their Poncey-Highland home. The couple now sell their creations, including this compostable lip balm, made with coconut, peppermint, and rosemary oils plus all-natural beeswax. Westside Provisions District, littleotterskincare.com

Iwi Fresh
14 Carrot Glow moisturizer $25/oz
At her Castleberry Hill farm-to-skin spa, self-described “Skincare Chef” Yolanda Owens uses raw, handpicked fruits, vegetables, and herbs for treatments ranging from massages to facials to hot shaves. Treat winter-weary skin with this 14 Carrot Glow Moisturizer. 341 Nelson Street, iwifresh.com.

Photo credits: Little Otter & Iwi fresh: Christina So, all others: courtesy of vendors

This article appears in our March 2020 issue.

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