It’s no secret that the fashion and beauty industries can be shockingly wasteful and unethical. Clothing manufacturers get (rightly) dragged for their subpar factory conditions and high carbon emissions, beauty companies for their use of environmentally unfriendly ingredients (and packaging) and penchant for animal testing. Ick.
With Earth Day (April 22) just around the corner, what better time to green-ify our shopping habits? We know, we know — it’s hard to find eco-friendly fashion and beauty buys that excite us as much as, say, a fresh pair of Nikes or a tube of Chanel’s latest lip shade. But they’re out there, we swear.
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Ready to start replacing your chemical-laced empties and worn-out fast-fashion gear with more eco-friendly purchases? Click through the slideshow above for 53 fashion and beauty must-haves from all-around good brands. From a hydrating mask that’s Ecocert Greenlife certified to a windbreaker made of recycled fabric derived from 21 plastic water bottles, there’s something for every Earth, beauty and fashion lover.