13.04.2021

The ultimate biodegradable festival beauty kit that every eco warrior needs this summer

The good news is, you can still have all the festival fun you like with the plethora of eco-friendly alternatives emerging from within the beauty industry. Here, we round up a few of our favourite environmentally and pollution-free festival essentials.

Sam Hendel

It wouldn’t be a proper festival without a bit (or a lot) of glitter and we’re first in line for a full face of the sparkling stuff.

But glitter and glittery beauty products have come under fire recently for being environmentally problematic, with many varieties composed of non-biodegradable micro-plastics. These tiny components cannot be recycled or broken down and end up polluting our eco-systems and our oceans.

To make matters worse, some other festival essentials are equally as troubling. Wet wipes are a prerequisite for keeping fresh during festivals, but they are also causing havoc with the environment. Many types of wipes are non-biodegradable and manufactured using plastics, and are the direct cause behind 93% of UK sewers’ blockages.

Find out more about sustainable eco-beauty products, and the ultimate festival clothing to take with you.

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