005: Five Benefits of Using Sustainable Personal Care Products
August 21, 2020 by Ashley Madden
Five Benefits of Using Sustainable Personal Care Products
At Happy Eco, our mission is to bring more sustainable personal care products into people’s lives. We wanted to give consumers better shopping options and help them adopt a more sustainable lifestyle. Plus, we wanted to make it easier for people to find these eco-friendly goods by offering sustainable products online. Why? Because there are many benefits to buying and using products with less plastic and more natural materials.
Sustainable Personal Care Products
at Happy Eco
All of the sustainable products at Happy Eco have a few essential aspects in common. They are:
We accomplish this by using materials that are as natural as possible! In the process, we ditch harmful ingredients like GMOs, BPA, phthalates, parabens, and other harsh chemicals. We also use as little plastic as possible throughout the entire manufacturing, purchasing, and shipping processes. We strive to lower our (and your!) ecological footprint. All of our jars, bottles, and containers are either biodegradable or recyclable. This makes you, us, and the planet happy!
Now that you know how Happy Eco’s sustainable personal care products are right for you and the planet let’s look at those five benefits!
#1 — A Healthier Body
Did you know that your skin is your body’s biggest organ? Now think about all that we put on our skin. When we use products like lotions, shampoos, clothing, and sunscreen, for example, any included chemicals enter our bodies via our skin. Our skin can even absorb chemicals in the air! They can travel deep into our cells and tissues, causing harm. That’s why it’s important to avoid chemicals in any personal care products that you use on your body.
#2 — A Happier Planet
Just like how we can absorb chemicals, so can the earth! When companies produce conventional products that aren’t eco-friendly, they often produce large amounts of waste. Sometimes, waste results in water, ground, and air pollution that harms our planet’s forests, rivers, oceans, and animal habitats.
#3 — Less Plastic
Plastic waste is having a moment, and we’re glad it’s finally apart of mainstream news! Our world uses so much plastic, especially in personal care products. When you buy sustainable products online at Happy Eco, you know you’re using as little plastic as possible. For example, our bamboo toothbrushes are biodegradable, and we use corn starch to make our plant-based floss picks. Less plastic in our products means less plastic and chemicals in our water.
#4 — A Happier You
People who adopt a more sustainable lifestyle are known to be happier. Why? When you make positive decisions in your daily life, they create a happiness effect by adding more meaning to your life. Let’s say you’re buying toothpaste, so you look for sustainable products online. Choosing an eco-friendly alternative gives you a boost of positivity because you’re thinking about and helping others. Lots of small acts like that can turn into a happier you!