9 Recyclable Beauty Products to Preserve Mother Earth

You hair routine can be kind to the planet too.

Let’s face it, it feels good to take care of the planet. Even if you’re doing small acts, like using a reusable water bottle, which may not seem like it’s doing much to help the environment, but adds up over time and creates a bigger change than you may realize. Earth Day is a great reminder that we can all incorporate at least one thing into our daily life that can benefit the environment. If you’re looking for ways to be a little kinder to the planet this Earth Day, start with your hair care routine by opting for recyclable beauty products.

In a recent survey conducted by All Things Hair, we found that over half of the participants don’t recycle their hair care products, so this is super easy to start doing if you’re looking for something to do that helps make the planet better.

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A majority of people don’t recycle their hair care product packaging.

Recyclable beauty products are a lot more common than they were many years ago. There are options from the packaging right down to the actual product that can be recycled. Keep scrolling to find products you can start using if you want to make an effort to use only recyclable options.

From shampoo and conditioner bottles to the packaging of shampoo bars, many hair care products can be recycled. Read on to find out what recyclable products you can start using not only for Earth Day, but all year round.

1. Love Beauty and Planet Rice Oil and Angelica Essence Curls and Waves Cleansing Shampoo Milk and Conditioner

Love Beauty and Planet Rice Oil and Angelica Essence Curls and Waves Cleansing Shampoo Milk and Conditioner is a set that’s perfect for wavy and curly strands. These products will help your hair stay moisturized while providing a light definition. Once you’ve used up the product, rinse these bottles and then they can be recycled.

2. Recyclable Beauty Products Love Beauty and Planet Rose Water & Vitamin B3 Micellar Shampoo and Conditioner

Love Beauty and Planet Rose Water & Vitamin B3 Micellar Shampoo and Conditioner bottles can be recycled too, but even the product formula is biodegradable. It’s seriously a guilt-free product all around. Plus, Love Beauty and Planet are committed to offsetting 100% of the product’s carbon footprint from sourcing, production, and shipping.

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A majority of people want to make their hair care routine more sustainable.

In our survey we conducted, a majority of people said they wanted to have a more sustainable hair care routine. Using products like this micellar shampoo and conditioner is a great start since even the formula is biedegradable and sustainable.

We love this set because it uses rose water and vitamin B3 to help nourish your scalp, prevent frizz, and protect the natural elasticity of your hair. It’s a great option for those with wavy hair or if you’re focusing on scalp care too.

3. Recyclable Beauty Products: Love Beauty and Planet Sulfate-Free Sea Salt & Bergamot Shampoo and Conditioner

One of our favorite recyclable beauty products? Love Beauty and Planet Sulfate-Free Sea Salt & Bergamot Shampoo and Conditioner. This is a great option if you’re looking for a gentle cleanse, but looking to restore the health of your hair. It can be recycled once you’re all done with it. However, another reason this set made the Earth Day list is because of the type of plastic the bottle are made out of. Each bottle is made from 100% ocean-bound plastic. So, not only can you recycle the bottles, the materials from them are being sourced from plastic bottles found at the Taiwanese Coastline. A completely guilt-free product sounds perfect to us!

4. Love Beauty and Planet 2-in-1 Coconut Water & Mimosa Flower Shampoo and Conditioner Bar

Love Beauty and Planet 2-in-1 Coconut Water & Mimosa Flower Shampoo and Conditioner Bar get rid of plastic altogether. This 2-in-1 shampoo and conditioner product helps hydrate your strands while adding an extra boost of volume. While getting rid of plastic altogether is a great option, we love that the packaging of the bar is 100% recyclable too.

5. SheaMoisture Raw Shea Butter Deep Moisturizing Shampoo and Conditioner

If you have natural hair, SheaMoisture Raw Shea Butter Deep Moisturizing Shampoo and Conditioner is an absolute lifesaver. This set deeply moisturizes strands, making sure your coils stay nourished and hydrated. After using the products, you can help the environment by recycling the bottles.

Whether you’re opting for recyclable packaging, a biodegradable formula, or plastic-less packaging, it’s very easy to start incorporating recyclable beauty products into your routine.

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