14 vegan swaps to make your bathroom plastic-free and eco-friendly

14 vegan swaps to make your bathroom plastic-free and eco-friendly

Read Time:   |  31st January 2020

Take a look at the key bathroom essentials that you can swap out for plastic-free vegan alternatives.

Cutting back on plastics can one of the easiest and hardest things to combat when trying to be eco-friendly. It is easy to buy loose fruit and veg in the supermarket but what about all of those bottles in your bathroom cabinet?

While it is becoming easier to find eco-friendly products, it can be hard to know where to start, so we have brought you a quick rundown the key bathroom essentials that you can swap out for plastic-free alternatives.

Toothbrush

£3.99

This adorable toothbrush was designed in the UK and created in bamboo-rich China by The Vegan Kind’s carefully chosen partners. 10p from each brush sold also goes to the Tribe Animal Sanctuary so you are helping the planet and the animals by buying this toothbrush!

Friendly Soap Shampoo Bar (Lavender & Geranium)

£2.62

This nourishing shampoo bar is made with Castor Oil to create a deeply conditioning, creamy lather that cleans and cares for your scalp and hair. This is a long-lasting, compact bar with the relaxing essential oils of Lavender and Rose Geranium.

Shampoo bar from The Natural Spa

£4

For 5% off use the code VEGANFOODLIVING5

These cute little shampoo bars come in a variety of scents including spiced cedar, spearmint and eucalyptus, and rosemary and lime. They’re made with essential oils, whose properties can have benefits for your health and mood. The bars are vegan-friendly, preservative, paraben, palm oil-free and cruelty-free!

Rosemary & Lavender Conditioner Bar

£7.50

For 5% off use the code VEGANFOODLIVING5

This bar is a calming blend of lavender and rosemary. It’s a rich organic conditioner bar that is packed with cocoa butter, jojoba oil and vitamin E to deeply nourish hair and help prevent split ends. Suitable for most hair types, this conditioner is extra beneficial if you have dry hair or split ends.

Shave Bar

£8

For 5% off use the code VEGANFOODLIVING5

This shave bar with its rich woody scent is a blend of sweet almond, bergamot, sandalwood and frankincense. The green clay tones and closes pores while the shea and cocoa butter helps to prevent dryness.

Humble Brush – Bamboo Cotton Swabs

£1.99

Cotton swabs are awful for the environment, they end up clogging sewers and ending up in landfills, but these bamboo cotton swabs are made from 100% biodegradable, sustainably-grown bamboo and organic wool. The packaging is also made from 100% recycled paper.

Nail Polish Remover Wipes From Tabitha Eve

£4.50

For 5% off use the code VEGANFOODLIVING5

Are you fed up of throwing away endless streams of cotton pads? These bamboo rayon pads help to solve this problem by expertly removing nail varnish – you simply rinse, dry and reuse.

The Cheeky Panda – Natural Bamboo Toilet Tissue

£2.59

This silky soft toilet tissue is made from 100% natural and sustainable bamboo, and they’re free from tissue dust, fragrance, Chlorine bleach, they’re BPA vegan-friendly and 100% Carbon Balanced. Part of each purchase also goes to support rainforest regeneration project through The Worldland Trust.

The Cheeky Panda – Biodegradable Bamboo Baby Wipes (64 wipes)

£2.99

These biodegradable wipes are made from 100% bamboo with 99% purified water, 1% aloe vera and fruit extracts. They are fragrance-free, vegan and cruelty-free and suitable to use from birth. With 64 wipes per pack, they will last a while and are 100% recyclable.

Friendly Soap

£2.49

This natural handmade, moisturising cocoa butter is made with cocoa butter, olive oil and coconut oil. It’s ideal for all skin types and can be used to help manage anything from dry skin to eczema.

Humble Brush – Natural Compostable Corn Starch Floss Picks – Mint (50 pack)

£3.49

The floss picks are made from corn-starch and are packaged in an eco-friendly paper bag. The double threading of these picks ensures that food debris is effectively removed whilst the shape of the pick promotes easy access to hard to reach places.

Tsuno – Organic Cotton Tampons – Regular (Pack of 16)

£2.99

These tampons re free from chlorine, dioxin bleach and are made from 100% organic cotton, which makes each one super absorbent, breathable, soft and comfortable. 50% of Tsunos profits are donated to charities that provide education scholarships and sanitary pads to marginalized girls in Sierra Leone and Uganda.

PATCH – Organic Bamboo Biodegradable Plasters – Aloe Vera (25 plasters)

£6.99

The PATCH aloe vera range is made from 100% organic bamboo fibre, the gauze is enriched with aloe vera extract to help repair and soothe burns, blisters and minor abrasions. The plasters are also free from irritating chemicals, allowing for suitable protection and soft support.

RAWGANIC – Organic Pure Refreshing Facial Wipes – Green Tea & Aloe (25 wipes)

£3

These organic cotton wipes are soaked in nutrient filled pure water and super gentle on your skin, they are 100% biodegradable and compostable and never tested on animals.

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