Plastic free mission
My Plastic free mission when creating the Make your own Body Butter & Lip Balm kit in 2017 was to make it as ethical as possible and to help you cut down on 1-use plastic packaging.
The kraft Cardboard Box: you can reuse it for e.g. store jewellery, hair accessories, craft accessories or Aromatherapy oils
The aluminium tins: you can reuse them when you make a new batch of Lip Balms & Body butters. You can also use them to decant sun lotion, aloe gel, after sun when going on holiday.
Bottle: the bottle is 100ml so you can reuse it for lotions to put into hand luggage/handbag to meet airport restrictions of the size of liquid bottles.
Tissue paper: you can reuse it for wrapping presents.
Making your own skincare helps with going plastic-free
By learning to make your own natural skincare, you are cutting down on purchasing one-use plastic skincare containers and bottles. By following the Recipe Cards and video tutorials, you will see how easy it is to make your own natural skincare in your kitchen. You can reuse the aluminium jars provided in the kit over and over again for your Body Butters and Lip Balms.
I also teach Make Your Own Natural Skin Care Courses throughout the year to small groups who are interested in only using natural ingredients on their skin and also reducing their own plastic waste.
The group learn how to make
- Intensive Hair Repair Conditioner
- Anti-ageing Aromatherapy Face Night Cream
- Aromatherapy Body Scrub
- Aromatherapy Skin Repair Body Butter
- Foot Bath Himalayan Salt and Seaweed Soak
- Refreshing Foot Gel
All the skincare products will be put into aluminium jars to take home. The group participants can then reuse the jars to more natural skincare products with the six recipes provided in the ‘Make your own skincare’ class.
Massage Balms & Vegan Body butter
In 2018, I added to the natural skincare range and now offer
I use aluminium jars for the Massage Balms and the Body butter rather than hard plastic containers or 1-use plastic skincare jars/bottles. Once the balms and body butters have been used, the aluminium containers can be washed and reused or repurposed e.g. storing seeds to sow in the garden, storing paper clips or coins.