March 30 2020
Best Brands for Clean Beauty in Toronto
We know you care about what you put on your skin. We also know that the term “clean beauty” can be a daunting one. Looking for some new items to up your skincare routine? Here are some of the best clean beauty brands to grab.
Earth Suds believes that products should be made ethically with our future in mind, but also that the pursuit of sustainability shouldn’t compromise quality. They have created the world’s first single-use dissolvable tablets of shampoo, conditioner and body wash that don’t require plastic packaging. Their products lather exactly like liquid products while being sulfate and paraben-free, vegan, and cruelty-free. They aim to replace the 5.7 billion plastic cosmetic bottles sent to North American landfills annually. They also incorporate social sustainability by employing adults with developmental disabilities in their production process. Ditch the plastic by checking out their products at earthsuds.co.
Province Apothecary is focused on leading the way with Clean Beauty. All premium products are made using only the highest quality, bio-dynamic and certified organic ingredients that are completely free from petroleum, parabens, synthetic fragrances, GMO’s and toxins of any kind. After struggling with allergies and eczema all her life, founder Julie Clark began crafting natural, organic beauty products in an effort to heal her own eczema naturally. Province Apothecary’s holistic approach to skincare means a commitment to sustainable products that are effective on all skin types.
1554 Dundas Street W., Toronto, ON.
Hive + Hawk
You’ll find them in Toronto, nestled in the gritty-meets-trendy Junction Triangle neighbourhood. This green circle salon is a salon for all, and as soon as you walk in, you know. The word “haircut” seems like a simple matter, but we all know finding someone you trust with your hair isn’t always easy. These 2 girl bosses and their team bring years of experience and knowledge, with a special focus on sustainable beauty. They listen to what you want and find out what you need to give you just that.
1620 Dupont Street, Toronto, ON
Scents make people happy. The chemicals found in traditional fragrances do not. MOOD HONEY botanical perfumes is a line of natural, plant-based fragrances handcrafted to awaken our most positive emotions and memories. One of their seven heavenly scents, ‘Forest Bathing’, is reminiscent of a mystical woods-walk, with earthy notes of myrrh and clary sage. For the cozy coffee lovers, the fragrance ‘Hygge’ will warm your chilled winter bones. $1 from the sale of each bottle supports Women’s Mental Health. Find MOOD HONEY online or in-store at Toronto’s Sheridan Skin Studio.
Think Dirty is the #1 beauty ingredients app - connecting ingredient-conscious beauty shoppers to natural beauty brands. Their mobile platform engages both consumers and brands to help make healthier and more socially responsible choices when it comes to ingredients, safety and a healthy environment. Over 4 million consumers use Think Dirty to shop and learn about potentially toxic ingredients in everyday cosmetics and personal care products via a quick search or barcode scan. They currently have over 500 thousand products, and just over 18 million scans on their app in over 33 countries. Think Dirty users can keep track of products used while at the same time connecting with other beauty lovers, sharing non-toxic product reviews, learning about ingredients and shopping from cleaner brands.