Whether it’s because you don’t want to put unnecessary chemicals in your body or because sustainability and minimally impacting the environment are important you, there are many reasons to use natural grooming products. While there is not an official term that applies, natural, eco-friendly, and green are often used interchangeably. These products contain ingredients that are found in nature, generally sustainable, and non-toxic. The truth is that you don’t need to use harsh chemicals get the job done. Here are six green grooming products just as effective, if not more than the less eco-friendly products you may currently be using.
1. Restorsea Repairing Hand Treatment
We all know the winter and cold means having dry hands, which is why you absolutely need Restorsea’s Repairing Hand Treatment. Restorsea is a line of non-toxic grooming products made from natural ingredients including Aquabeautine XL, which is an enzyme released from salmon eggs. The active ingredient of this treatment absorbs dead skin cells without exfoliation, leaving you with soft and supple hands.
2. Aveda Men Pur-Formance Firm Hold Gel
Aveda is one of the original green lines and has been around since 1978. One of the brand’s gems is its Men’s Pur-Formance Firm Hold Gel. Made from plant-derived ingredients including kunzea, citrus, and certified organic essential oils of lavender, vetiver, and spearmint, it helps your style stay all day long without flaking or looking overly stiff. The gel also has a refreshing fragrance that is masculine, yet still natural smelling.
3. Drunk Elephant Shaba Complex Eye Serum
Drunk Elephant’s Shaba Complex Eye Serum is absolutely essential to every man’s routine. The packaging of the product allows you to easily incorporate it into your routine. Unlike jars, the bottle dispenses the right amount of product, which absorbs in seconds. The serums covers of all of your under eye area needs from lines, to puffiness and age spots. This product is formulated with some of best natural ingredients including with Edelweiss Stem Cells, Niacinamid, and Co-Q10. Drunk Elephant prides itself in the fact that its products are made without including parabens, petroleum, and triclosan.
4. John Masters Organics Men Eucalyptus & Agave Moisturizer 2-in-1 Moisturizer and Aftershave
Appropriate for all skin types, John Masters Organics Men Eucalyptus & Agave Moisturizer 2-in-1 Moisturizer and Aftershave is a dynamic duo all rolled up into one product. Unlike traditional harsh aftershaves, it contains natural ingredients including eucalyptus oil, which is an anti-inflammatory that soothes your skin and reduces bacteria. The formula also contains algae, agave extract, rice, and other natural ingredients, seven of which are organic.
5. Malin+Goetz Eucalyptus Deodorant
If you like to use natural products, you know that it’s so easy to find good ones in most categories, but finding a natural deodorant that is actually effective (because who wants to stink?) can be a challenge. That’s why Malin+Goetz Eucalyptus Deodorant will be the last one you have to try because once you do, your search will be over. While it is aluminum-free, it contains ingredients designed to prevent odor including citronellyl and eucalyptus extract, which is anti-bacterial. It also won’t clog your pores because clogged pores can increase body odor.
6. Everyone For Men 3-in-1 Cucumber & Lemon Natural Soap
Everyone For Men 3-in-1 Cucumber & Lemon Natural Soap isn’t just eco-friendly; it’s wallet-friendly as well. This refreshingly scented 32-ounce bottle of a cleanser than can be used as a body wash, shaving cream, and shampoo costs less than $12 and lasts for months. The formula consists of plant-based cleansers and as well as natural cucumber extract and essential lemon oils. It also contains a variety of organic ingredients including aloe, calendula, chamomile, and white tea.