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

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


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.

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,

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,

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,

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

This article appears in our March 2020 issue.