Making your own vegan beauty products is one way to avoid the big corporate brands. Avoid essential oils for pregnancy/nursing, and avoid shea butter for latex allergies.
The Compassionate Chick’s Guide to Beauty is packed with DIY recipes. Why spend £30 on face mask or £5 on organic facial wipes, when you make your own. This witty and edgy book includes over 115 recipes to make you feel good, from ehad to toe. The recipes include products for hair, skin and make-up, with a gift section and alphabetical ingredient list.
Ordinary Better offers zero waste glass bottles with metal dispensers, ideal for refilling bulk biodegradable and soap by the sink. All items are sent in biodegradable plastic-free packaging, with 10% of profits going to charitable causes. The bottles are 250ml are made with 50% recycled glass and a non-slip slicone base, to protect the bottle from falling and smashing.