All about the brands
Family firm Bain and Savon have been making handmade soaps from all natural ingredients since 2002. Over the years they have extended their range to include foot scrubs, bubble bath crumble and make-up products such as mascara - all with no plastic packaging.
All their products are made of natural ingredients and cruelty-free, They are also free from parabens, SLS and palm oil.
From her workshop in Clerkenwell, London, Balancing Act founder Hollie hand-pours each candle.
She's also put a lot of time and effort into making sure that her candles not only smell divine, but are as sustainable as possible. They come in plastic-free glass jars with aluminium lids and are made of vegan soy wax.
Blushberry Botanicals uses only natural plant-based ingredients in their range of luxury, plastic-free skincare.
The company was launched in Scotland in 2017 by Lorraine Tait. She was increasingly concerned about the impact of chemicals in mass produced cosmetics, after studying botany and chemistry for her degree. and training as a nurse.
Completely vegan, Blushberry products use organic ingredients wherever possible. And Lorraine is always trying to eliminate waste, including plastic packaging.
Fit Pit are helping to revolutionise the way we buy deodorant with their deodorant creams. Made in the UK by The Green Woman Company since 2013, they are totally plastic-free, inside and out.
Handmade in small batches, they contain only natural ingredients and are also free from aluminium salts, parabens, BPAs, palm oil and petrochemicals. They're also suitable for vegans.
There's no plastic to be found anywhere in Love the Planet's make-up. Just simple ingredients which are combined to make beautiful cosmetics.
Established in 2002, the brand offers a range of loose mineral powder make-up sold in compostable packets made of paper with biodegradable celluose and starch. The make-up can then be decanted into your own jars and containers.
All Love the Planet products are vegan. They are also free from parabens and palm oil.
When ZWP founders Giulio and Bianca set themselves a target to live as sustainable a life as possible, they began making their own skincare products. The more they made, the more they realised that there was a demand for their handmade soaps, shampoos, body balms and lotions, And so, in 2018 ZWP skincare was born.
All the ZWP range is plastic-free. The products are made from natural ingredients, are vegan, cruelty-free and palm oil-free too.
And ZWP's mission to achieve zero waste includes every aspect of their business. They consider the sustainability of everything - from the ingredients to the packaging, and from the manufacturing process to the electricity used.
Friendly Soap started producing handmade, ethical, natural soaps in 2008 in Yorkshire, England. And since then have branched out into lots of other goodies such as shaving bars and facial cleansers.
They use a good ole fashioned cold press to manufacture the bars, which are totally biodegradable. Their products are vegan and have never been tested on animals. They are also free from parabens and SLS. Best of all, Friendly Soap are totally plastic-free, with no microbeads in the soaps and packaging is 100% recycled and biodegradable.