TOP 3 CONSCIOUS BEAUTY HACKS
Ever wonder how you could easily reduce waste and conserve energy in your beauty routines? Read on for some simple and eco-friendly hacks to try out today!
THE POWER OF A FLAT IRON
After you’re done with the flat iron on your hair and turned it off, use it (and the last of the energy consumed) to knock any wrinkles out of your clothing. Smooth out a collar, sleeve or hemline, but don’t use the iron on fabrics that need to be dry-cleaned, such as wool or silk because they’ll be scorched. Stick to cotton.
DIY SPIN PINS
Constantly bending your bobby pins out of shape in search of the perfect updo? Instead of throwing them away, simply bend the bobby pin around a pencil or pen to create a spiral. Voila! You’ve now got miniature spin pins. They’re perfect for securing a small bun or an-choring a braid crown.
USE A SPRAY BOTTLE
A simple – but very effective! – way to reduce the amount of cotton balls or pads you use (then throw away) is to swap in a spray bottle for toners and essences. Bonus: when you mist the toners or essences onto your face, you’ll also waste less product!