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Article Published on: 23 FEB 2023 |

As a makeup artist, it's important to not only make your clients look and feel beautiful, but also to be mindful of the impact your work has on the environment. Sustainable beauty is becoming increasingly popular as people become more conscious of the impact their choices have on the environment. Here are five eco-friendly products that every makeup artist should have in their kit.

Reusable Makeup Remover Pads

Disposable makeup remover pads can create a lot of waste over time, but reusable makeup remover pads are an eco-friendly alternative. They're typically made from soft, washable fabric that can be used multiple times before needing to be washed. Not only do they reduce waste, but they're also gentle on the skin, making them perfect for clients with sensitive skin.

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Refillable Makeup Containers

Refillable makeup containers are an excellent way to reduce waste and save money. Rather than buying new makeup containers every time you run out of product, you can simply refill the container with a new product. Many cosmetic brands are starting to offer refillable options, and some companies even offer discounts on refills, making it an affordable and sustainable option for both makeup artists and their clients.

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Bamboo Makeup Brushes

Bamboo makeup brushes are a great eco-friendly alternative to traditional makeup brushes. Bamboo is a sustainable material that's easy to grow and doesn't require harsh chemicals or pesticides. Bamboo makeup brushes are also durable, long-lasting, and can be washed and reused multiple times. Plus, they're cruelty-free, making them a great option for makeup artists who want to avoid animal-based products.


Biodegradable Glitter

Glitter is a staple in the makeup industry, but traditional glitter is often made from plastic and can take hundreds of years to decompose. Biodegradable glitter is a sustainable alternative that's made from plant-based materials that break down quickly and easily in the environment. It's just as sparkly as traditional glitter, but without the negative impact on the environment.

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Natural and Organic Makeup Products

Natural and organic makeup products are made from ingredients that are sustainably sourced and free from harmful chemicals and additives. They're a great eco-friendly option for makeup artists who want to prioritize the health of their clients and the environment. Many natural and organic makeup products are also cruelty-free and come in eco-friendly packaging, making them a great all-around sustainable option.

Photo by Antoni Shkraba

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