T

The Best in Beauty and Style This Week: Shop Sustainably

Sustainability is not just about the products you buy, use, and wear, it’s a commitment and a lifestyle. Luckily, this roundup is a great resource for finding fresh fashion pieces, beauty products, and brands to begin anew. The quality of the products you use, including the ingredients, materials, and production process, goes beyond here and now. What better place to start than with daily use products like what you wear and put on your skin. Do something drastic, cut the plastic!

DL1961 Rachel Flare: Ultra High Rise Instasculpt 35″ – Voodoo, $229 $160

These velvety black Voodoo jeans by DL1961 has a flattering flare fit, and its Instasculpt technology forms to the body for a smooth, sculpted finish. The tonal trim and exposed buttons make for the perfect pant to wear for any holiday outing. Each pair of jeans by DL1961 uses state-of-the-art production, keeping in mind water conservation, eco-friendly fibers, vertical supply chain, and more.

Tulip Tint Lip & Cheek Balm, $29

What better way to get the perfect pink and red tint for the lips and cheeks than to draw inspiration from a tulip. This balm by Tulip Tint is a buildable product for all skin tones, whether you seek to create a natural flush to the face or a bold look. It’s fragrance-free, cruelty-free, vegan, sulfate and paraben-free, plus packaged in recycled materials.

BHAVA Billie Bootie, $275

The Billie Bootie by BHAVA is the ideal footwear for winter with its 3” heel for comfort and detachable ankle strap for simple or edgy outfits. These boots are handmade by artisans in Alicante, Spain. Every feature and material, from the eco-suede lining to the crafted wood heel, was sourced and made with care. The vegan leather does not contain aromatic amines, PCP, formaldehyde, PVC, phthalates, azo-dyes, or chrome.

Goop Beauty GOODGENES All-in-One Nourishing Face Cream, $95

This incredibly hydrating face cream has proven results of increased brightness and firmness in just four weeks thanks to its plant-based derived ingredients of ceramides, squalene, and seven highly active botanicals. Goop Beauty is a leader in the clean beauty industry, as they view every choice and ingredient as a perfected process to get the best outcome, free of parabens, petroleum, phthalates, SLS, SLES, PEGs, TEA, DEA, silicones, or artificial dyes or fragrances.

SOKO Maxi Twisted Sia Stud Earrings, $98

As the temperature goes down and the number of layers we wear goes up, jewelry can get lost in the mix. Luckily, that is where the Maxi Twisted Sia Stud Earrings come in as the statement you won’t be able to miss. Made using brass, these earrings are handcrafted in Kenya using techniques that machines could never use.

CUYANA Alpaca V-Back Sweater Dress, $245

The effortless design and fit of this sweaterdress utilize a straight silhouette, midi length, side slits, and a subtle hint of an alluring appeal with the v-back. Cuyana employs sustainable and ethical processes of making its clothes, like the Alpaca Dress which was made in Peru by a female-owned factory. This dress is also Oeko-Tex certified, meaning its materials are free from harmful chemicals.

Tower 28 Bronzio Illuminating Cream Bronzer, $20

To create a stunning, sun-kissed effect, you need the Bronzio Illuminating Cream Bronzer by Tower 28. The cream bronzer offers a unique, blendable, buildable, and multi-use color that leaves the skin looking dewy and sparkly. Tower 28 uses only clean ingredients, like mango butter and green tea extracts, and leaves out any and all silicones.

Outerknown Woodland Sherpa, $198

Nothing says the winter better than a sherpa coat, perfect for those chilly mornings when you don’t want to leave the house without its heavyweight fit. Outerknown is an all-knowing sustainable clothing brand that uses recycled materials for its products, such as recycled polyester for The Woodland coat. The 25% recycled wool material was made up of pre-consumer factory scraps to avoid waste.

Exa Jump Start Smoothing Primer, $34

A makeup primer that serves both as a foundation and as skincare is the exact thing you should be using. The Jump Start Smoothing Primer uses a triple-antioxidant blend and keeps all skin types in mind, from dry to blemish-prone and sensitive to mature. The 97% natural, gluten-free ingredients, includes free-radical-fighting fatty acids, such as raspberry seed, to protect skin against blue-light damage.

VEJA V-10 Campo Suede-Trimmed Leather Sneakers, $140

Swap out your staple white sneakers for these Chromefree leather Veja sneakers. The kicks were made from recycled materials, like wild rubber from the Amazonian forest and recycled polyester.

ILIA Super Serum Skin Tint SPF 40, $46

No matter the time of year, incorporating SPF into your skincare or makeup routine is essential. With the ILIA Super Serum Skin Tint, this is not only achievable but desirable with even more benefits, like hydration and plumping of the skin. The main ingredients of Hyaluronic Acids, plant-based Squalane, and Niacinamide allow the skin to create a natural barrier for skin to be protected but still breathe. This skin tint comes in 18 shades for everyone to find their perfect fit.

ADAY Pack It Up Pant, $138

Make way for the stylish, upgraded joggers that are taking over the pant market. ADAY is all about sustainable, modern, and comfortable clothing for women of all lifestyles. The Pack It Up Pant is made with 100% vegan materials that are also sweat-wicking, quick-drying, and wrinkle resistant. Whether it’s a cozy night in or a day out with friends, these pants are versatile for any look.

Drunk Elephant Slaai Makeup-Melting Butter Cleanser, $34

Cleansing balms are the newer, ingenious way to wash the face, while also removing any makeup simultaneously. The Drunk Elephant Slaai Makeup-Melting Butter Cleanser has won numerous awards in 2019 for its clean, enriching ingredients, like fruit extracts, oils, and charcoal powder. Drunk Elephant is an industry leader for all its products, as the brand’s commitment to science and ingredients remain at the forefront of their products.

Lidia May The Sudar White Bag, $450

Lidia May is a handcrafted handbag company founded in Dhaka, Bangladesh, and works with the Lidia Hope Centre, a non-profit organization that supports over 400 families living in Dhaka slums, training women in embroidery and providing schooling for their children. The Sudar White purse is sharp and refined in design, taking inspiration from Asian architecture. It is also a part of a collection for the $100k campaign, in which the proceeds go towards aiding disadvantaged children. Go all out with this stylish handbag for a good cause.

CategoriesBeauty
Savannah Holderer

Savannah Holderer, writer at Young Hot & Modern