Embracing Sustainability: 5 Inspirational Beauty Brands Leading the Way

Sep 23, 2023

In today's fast-paced world, our responsibility towards the environment has taken center stage like never before. As conscious consumers, we understand that every choice we make holds the power to shape a more sustainable future. That's why we're thrilled to introduce you to a select group of remarkable beauty brands that are leading the charge in sustainability initiatives.

At BAMBII, we believe in celebrating the champions of eco-consciousness, those who transcend mere trends and embrace a profound commitment to nature. These brands have emerged as pioneers, challenging conventions and redefining what it means to be sustainable in the beauty industry.

Beyond the glittering labels, these trailblazers have woven sustainability into the very fabric of their existence. From adopting plastic-free solutions and offering convenient refills to crafting compostable products and packaging, they exemplify the spirit of innovation. Furthermore, they're pushing boundaries by engaging in regenerative farming practices, nurturing the land they work with.

Their vision goes beyond fleeting trends; it's an unwavering dedication to creating a positive impact on the planet and its inhabitants. Each conscious choice they make is a testament to their unwavering commitment to leave the world a better place for future generations.

At BAMBII, we stand in awe of these trailblazers, and we're inspired by their tireless efforts. As part of our commitment to sustainability, we have carefully selected these brands for their exemplary practices, setting new standards in eco-friendly beauty.

As you explore these brands, remember that at BAMBII, we too have set high standards when it comes to sustainability. From our use of recycled material packaging to our plastic-free, compostable, biodegradable and non-toxic ink parcel delivery boxes delivered with carbon-neutral shipping, we walk the talk and strive to make a meaningful difference in our own way.

1. ReMi - Rethinking Beauty, Restoring Nature

The beauty industry, often hailed for its creativity and innovation, has been generating an alarming amount of packaging waste every year, contributing to the global plastic crisis. Recognising the urgent need for change, ReMi has taken a bold step towards sustainable beauty practices. At the heart of their mission lies the commitment to embrace circular design principles throughout their journey.

ReMi's philosophy is rooted in the belief that true beauty is not just about appearance but also about our impact on the environment. By reimagining our daily beauty routines, ReMi has created products that forge a vital connection between ourselves and the planet we call home.

One of ReMi's core principles is to encourage sustainable beauty through buying less and buying better. To achieve this, they have crafted innovative and multipurpose products that boast long-lasting efficacy. By removing water from their formulations, ReMi not only maximizes the potency of their active ingredients but also drastically reduces the need for excessive packaging and transportation.

Beyond formulation, ReMi is deeply committed to responsible and local sourcing. Their founder, Marta, handpicks suppliers who adhere to regenerative farming practices, ensuring a harmonious relationship with nature and nurturing the native essential oils they use. This attention to detail is evident in every step of their production process.

Additionally, ReMi has taken significant strides to address the plastic crisis by adopting plastic-free packaging solutions. Through meticulous research and collaboration with esteemed Melbourne artist Ryan L Foote, they offer bespoke keepsake ceramic boxes that can be refilled with their products. Furthermore, for every ReMi product sold, they remove 1kg of plastic from the environment in partnership with Plastic Bank, benefitting waste workers in developing countries.

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2. Biode - Compostable Care for Earth and You

Vanessa, the visionary founder of Biode, recognised the beauty and skincare industry's alarming impact on our planet. Determined to bring about real change, she embarked on a journey to create a 100% home compostable brand using only natural and organic ingredients. Biode seeks to challenge conventional norms, offering effective natural solutions for everyday products that are not only good for consumers but also good for the earth.

Biode's core mission is to empower customers to become actively responsible for their impact on the environment. By providing 100% biodegradable packaging and home compostable products, Biode encourages consumers to actively participate in a sustainable lifestyle.

The brand believes in a holistic approach to sustainability, focusing not only on their products but also on the larger beauty industry. Tamzin Nugent and Melanie James, the Earth Army Warriors at Biode, bring a wealth of knowledge from the creative industries and the wellness space, reflecting the brand's commitment to eco-consciousness and ethics.

With a strong belief in their products' efficacy and the power of natural ingredients, Biode does not compromise on effectiveness for the sake of commerciality. Their product formulations undergo rigorous scientific testing to ensure that they provide real benefits to consumers while remaining 100% natural.

By adopting renewable vegetable sources for their ingredients and obtaining NATRUE™ certification, Biode ensures that only genuinely natural and safe components find their way into their products. In their quest to redefine beauty standards, Biode remains at the forefront of the bio-sustainable circular economy.

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3. Mono Skincare - Revolutionising Skincare, One Tablet at a Time

In a sea of skincare options, Mono Skincare stands out as a true trailblazer. Breaking away from conventional practices, they have introduced the world's first skincare tablet, dissolvable in drinking water in less than 30 minutes. This means that they are not shipping water in their products to around the world. Their patented innovation has garnered recognition in China, the USA, and Europe, affirming their commitment to groundbreaking sustainability.

Mono Skincare dares to disrupt pre-established beauty consumption standards, challenging the industry to prioritise efficacy over excessive ingredients. They advocate for a "less is more" approach, only incorporating scientifically proven active ingredients in their formulas at optimal concentrations.

By keeping their formulations natural, Mono Skincare ensures that their products are free from synthetic chemicals, chemical thickener, and synthetic emulsifiers. Their watery texture, devoid of chemical additives, reflects their commitment to natural beauty.

Moreover, Mono Skincare sources all their ingredients from renewable vegetable sources, ensuring that their actives are backed by scientific research and articles. Their NATRUE™ certification guarantees that no artificial ingredients find their way into their products, contributing to a safer and more sustainable beauty industry.

Aside from their commitment to natural ingredients, Mono Skincare takes pride in offering sustainable packaging solutions. With a focus on reducing waste, they encourage customers to stop consuming single-use beauty containers and opt for their water-activated tablets, which come with minimal packaging. Their vision is clear - just add water, refill, and repeat for a beauty routine that is both effective and environmentally responsible.

mono skincare sustainable tablet technology

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4. Imbibe - A Holistic Approach to Sustainable Beauty

Since its inception in 2014, IMBIBE has set its sights on redefining beauty by combining clinically performing, clean formulations with sustainable packaging and business practices. Their mission to Make Beauty Better™ reflects a dedication to innovation and environmental stewardship.

IMBIBE has raised the bar for the ingestible beauty industry with their Biophotonic Miron glass jars and 100% compostable, biodegradable refill bags. By employing these sustainable materials, they have set a new standard for packaging in the beauty world.

Unlike traditional product packaging, IMBIBE's Biophotonic Miron glass jars do not rely on stickers, ensuring that the entire jar can be recycled without additional waste. Their compostable refill pouches, certified by the Australasian Bioplastics Association, biodegrade within 26 weeks in home compost or a rubbish bin, demonstrating their commitment to responsible waste management.

IMBIBE's glass packaging further allows for infinite recycling and refilling, reducing their impact on the environment. By using eco-friendly vegetable inks directly printed onto the products, they minimize the use of mineral-based oils and metal pigments that contribute to environmental pollution.

The brand's sustainable practices extend to their business operations, where they prioritise ethical and eco-conscious decisions. IMBIBE's dedication to sustainable beauty reflects their belief that beauty should go beyond surface-level improvements, encompassing the well-being of both consumers and the planet.

Imbibe refill sustainable wellness glass jars

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5. Furtuna Skin - Cultivating Beauty Through Regeneration

In a world where beauty and sustainability often seem at odds, Furtuna Skin stands out as a shining example of what it means to go beyond clean, green, and sustainable. They have embarked on a journey towards regenerative beauty, where their approach isn't simply about avoiding harm but striving for radical improvement. Their philosophy revolves around the belief that brands have the power and responsibility to be a solution for the impact we have on our planet.

At the heart of Furtuna Skin's mission lies a deep love for the land they inhabit. Their commitment to the environment goes far beyond the usual standards, as they take it upon themselves to protect, preserve, and nurture the Earth so it can flourish indefinitely. This connection to the land is not just a brand ethos; it's a way of life for Furtuna Skin.

Located in the unspoiled countryside of Sicily, La Furtuna Estate is a testament to sustainable biodiversity and lush beauty. Spanning over 865 acres, this biodiverse land is home to over 12,000 olive trees, including ancient ones that have stood tall for centuries. But Furtuna Skin's dedication doesn't stop at growing olives; it extends to the people of Italy. By bringing economic vitality to the area and fostering a sense of community, they are actively creating a better world.

At the core of their regenerative approach lies the practice of regenerative farming. This isn't just about sustainability; it's about actively healing the land they love. Through their organic and ecologically sensitive farm, they harness the power of soil, sun, pure spring water, and ancient seeds. By partnering with local farmers who share the same love for the Earth, Furtuna Skin produces the highest quality ingredients imaginable.

The impact of regenerative farming goes far beyond the skincare products they offer. Their approach:

1. Reverses Climate Change: By sequestering carbon and nurturing biodiversity, Furtuna Skin is actively contributing to combating climate change.

2. Feeds The World: Their regenerative practices improve wellness and nutrition, making a positive impact on global food systems.

3. Preserves Traditional Knowledge: Honoring nature's ecosystem means preserving the wisdom of the past for future generations.

4. Restores Grasslands & Yields: By embracing these practices, they help restore and protect fragile grasslands and ensure higher yields.

5. Creates More Potent Ingredients & Higher-Performing Products: By letting plants grow wild and harvesting them collectively, they optimize the potency of nutrients.

The dedication to sustainability and environmental well-being is evident in every step they take. Utilising solar energy, maintaining crop diversity, and implementing zero waste policies are just a few of the ways they actively contribute to a greener planet.

Furtuna Skin's commitment to being USDA certified organic is a testament to their unwavering dedication to the environment. By using nothing artificial, no synthetic pesticides, and no genetically-modified organisms (GMOs), they create products that are not only good for your skin but also for the Earth.

Their understanding of plant communities and the value of each botanical in synergy with others demonstrates their respect for nature's ecosystem. By allowing plants to grow wild and harvesting them collectively, they ensure that each ingredient is potent and nutrient-rich.

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To learn more about regenerative farming BAMBII recommends watching "Kiss the Ground" a documentary about regenerative agriculture to save the planet. Narrated by Woody Harrelson and features Ian Somerhalder (LOVE him!), Tom Brady, Gisele Bundchen to name a few.

As we embark on a transformative journey towards a greener, more beautiful future, Furtuna Skin invites us to join them. By choosing their products, we become part of a movement that values regenerative practices, cherishes biodiversity, and embraces the power of sustainability. Furtuna Skin shows us that cultivating beauty goes beyond the surface; it involves cultivating a deeper connection with the Earth and taking responsibility for its well-being.

Let us walk this path together, and in doing so, create a world where beauty and sustainability are harmoniously entwined. Together, we can make a positive impact that transcends beauty routines and leaves a lasting legacy for our planet. By supporting these visionary brands and making conscious choices, we can contribute to a greener and more beautiful world for generations to come.


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