6 Beauty Brands Taking Earth Day To The Next Level

There’s clean beauty, and then there’s next-level clean beauty. This Earth Day, these six brands are making an even bigger commitment to not only their consumers, but to the environment. From sustainable packaging to Earth Day initiatives, these beauty brands are saving the planet, one conscientious product at a time.

Tata Harper

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Cult-favorite beauty brand Tata Harper has an ongoing partnership with Trees for the Future, an organization dedicated to ending hunger and poverty by training farmers to regenerate their land. For the entire month of April, Tata Harper skincare will plant one tree for every product sold on its site through its non-profit partner, Trees for the Future. On Earth Day, the brand will be planting an additional 10,000 trees in partnership with Trees for the Future. 

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Bathing Culture

Radically clean and radically sustainable personal care brand, Bathing Culture, is helping its customers reduce, refill and repurpose! This month, the brand celebrates Planet Earth and its 4th birthday (it launched on Earth Day!) with a very special 20 percent off sale on its Mind and Body Wash One Gallon Refill and Mind and Body Wash Home Refill Kits

Bathing Culture’s signature Mind and Body Wash features an organic, biodegradable formula that’s super concentrated, sustainable and ultra-hydrating. While the Mind and Body Wash was created as an all-over body product, the multipurpose soap is safe to use on pets, dishes, surfaces, fruits and vegetables and more! Plus, Bathing Culture plants one native plant or tree for every five gallons of its signature soap made. 

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Codex Beauty

Plant-based biotechnology beauty company Codex Beauty Labs, which strives to maximize sustainability at every step, is launching a new “Earth Day Everyday” Bundle. This Earth Day, the company is “planting it forward”— for every bundle sold online, it will plant a tree through One Tree Planted, placing particular importance on reforesting in the Andes Mountains in South America. Whether using ingredients extracted from wild-harvested biomass or made using biotech processes, recycling raw plant materials or using PEFC-certified packaging cartons, Codex Beauty Labs aims to be as environmentally friendly as possible at every step.

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Innersense Organic Beauty

This Earth Day, Innersense Organic Beauty is partnering with Climate Neutral, an independent non-profit organization, which helps companies measure their carbon footprint, offset it by purchasing quality carbon credits and reduce emissions. This new partnership and future Climate Neutral certification are next steps to achieve its commitment in becoming carbon neutral by July. 

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Joanna Vargas

Feel good about your glow! All Joanna Vargas skincare products are packaged in recyclable, non-coated cardboard, and all plastic packaging is recyclable. Paper materials and boxes are FSC-certified, ensuring that materials are made from responsibly managed forests that provide environmental, social and economic benefits.

Even better, all Joanna Vargas formulas are natural, cruelty-free, Leaping Bunny-certified and vegan (apart from the Daily Hydrating Cream, which contains sustainably-sourced beeswax).

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R+Co BLEU is made out of 100 percent PCR and constructed from recyclable bioresin sugarcane plastic, a first for the prestige haircare category. A beautiful sheet of seed-embedded paper is included with each BLEU product which, when planted, grows wildflowers. Of course, all R+Co products are 100 percent vegan, cruelty-free, Leaping Bunny-certified and formulated without parabens, sulfates, mineral oil and petrolatum.

R+Co BLEU partnered with One Tree Planted so with every purchase, a donation is made to promote reforestation efforts around the world.

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Author: Samantha Welker

Samantha Welker is the business manager at Glitter Guide. She has an Master's in Corporate Finance & Sustainability from Harvard Business School but prefers working in the creative industry. She also hosts a weekly business podcast for creative women called Pretty Okay Podcast. She loves spending time with her husband and her son, Rocky, in sunny San Diego. Follow along on Instagram