11 Sustainable Wellness Products Best Health Editors Love

“This gloss doubles as a lip moisturizer, so it has easily replaced my lip balms as well. It’s formulated without all the bad stuff: sulfates, parabens, phthalates, silicone, and synthetic fragrances. Plus, it’s cruelty-free and sustainably sourced.”Jela Tejada, editorial assistantKopari Coconut Lip Glossy, $18, sephora.ca

“I gave up single-use plastic water bottles for a Brita pitcher a few years ago. I just updated it for one of the beautiful new red ones, that goes perfectly with my kitchen. This is literally the easiest and most cost-efficient kitchen sustainability hack available. You get pure, temp-controlled water every time.” Beth Thompson, editor-in-chief

Brita Soho Pitcher, $20, walmart.ca

“I love Stasher Reusable Silicone Bags Yes, they are a bit of an investment at first ($15/per) but they last so long, save the earth from plastic garbage and are easy to clean. Plus, you can actually cook in them. So multipurpose!” Beth Thompson, editor-in-chief
Stasher Bag Reusable Silicone Sandwich Bag, $15, thedetoxmarket.ca

“I’m the queen of single-use plastic baggies, but these beeswax food wraps are a great eco-friendly alternative for keeping my produce (yes, even avocados!) and cheese remarkably fresh. Bonus: To clean, all you have to do is gently wipe the wrap with a cool, damp cloth and leave to dry.”Alyssa Ball, assistant digital editorBeeswax Food Wraps, $22 (for a starter kit), labeille.co

“My skin can be a bit reactive, so I’ve always stayed away from facial oils. But I was happy to find that this one is non-comedogenic and only has one ingredient (Abyssinian oil sustainably sourced in Canada!) It’s 100 percent natural and 100 percent a staple in my nighttime skincare routine.”Jela Tejada, editorial assistant.(Find out if you’re evenbenefiting from your extensive skin care regimen.)Face Forward Rejuvenating Abyssinian Facial Oil, $59, crambeskincare.com“Made with nourishing organic castor oil and shea butter and coming in refillable packaging, this eyebrow pencil is a green beauty-lover’s dream! What’s more, the pencil lasts all day and comes in six shades, so you’re sure to find your match.”Rene Reardin, digital editorPlume Nourish & Define Brow Pencil, $24, thedetoxmarket.ca

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“After being introduced toFlax Sleep’s linen robelast year, I loved the quality of its material so much that I decided to update my bedding. Made from 100 percent French flax, this linen uses 20 times less water and energy to produce than cotton. Plus, it washes insanely well and seems to only get softer over time.”Alyssa Ball, assistant digital editor

Linen Sheet Set, $310,flaxsleep.com
(Check out these shocking stats that show how much plastic Canadians waste each year.)

“This multi-tasking highlighter is one of my favorite cosmetic products (eco-friendly or not). Not only does it use organic oils, but its vegan, cruelty-free and comes in recyclable packagingnot that it matters, because my small jar has lasted me 1.5 years and counting.” Courtney Reilly-Larke, managing editor
RMS Beauty Living Luminizer, $47.50, thedetoxmarket.ca

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“As someone who has tried my share of plant-based milksthe good, the bad and the wateryI can assure you this one is the winner. It’s delicious and creamy, so it makes the green-house-gas-reducing switch to plant-milk super easy.” Courtney Reilly-Larke, managing editor. (Plus, here are some simple tips for eating more plant-based foods.)
Earth’s Own Barista Edition Oat, $6.50, well.ca

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“I came across these reusable towels that I just love. Made by a Canadian company, Kliin, these cleaning cloths are compostable, made from 100 percent natural fibres and can be washed up to 300 times. Plus, they come in super-cute patterns. So much better for the environment than paper towels.” Beth Thompson, editor-in-chief
The Reusable Towel, $5 (for a small), kliin.co

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“Beautycounter is known for using all-good ingredients, free of harmful ingredients, and eco-friendly packaging, making it a brand BH editors cant get enough of. (Learn about the time previous BH editor Ingrie Williams teamed up with Beautycounter to stand up for a cleaner and greener tomorrow.) Im loving their new limited edition lipsticks that not only are safe and come in recyclable packaging, but also feature activist Lisa Congdons beautiful illustrations.”Rene Reardin, digital editor
Give Em Lip Color Intense Lipstick, $38, beautycounter.com
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