Health and beauty

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Ex­plore Lush’s range of sham­poo bars con­tain­ing no plas­tic in-store or at https://

Give up plas­tic-rid­den

make-up wipes in favour of a flan­nel or biodegrad­able ones such as The Body Shop Vi­ta­min E-Fa­cial Cleans­ing Wipes, £7.

In­stead of toi­let wipes

squeeze a lit­tle eco-friendly Freshu Toi­let Tis­sue Gel on toi­let pa­per (Gel avail­able in most su­per­mar­kets).

Change your dis­pos­able

ra­zor when blunt for one that al­lows you to re­place the head. Buy cot­ton buds with a 100 per cent biodegrad­able stick in­stead of a plas­tic one

Switch from plas­tic

tooth­brushes to bam­boo ones with ny­lon bris­tles (avail­able from Hol­land and Barrett and Ge­or­gan­ics­or­gan­ Although you might have heard about the re­cent ban on mi­crobeads,this only ap­plies to rinse-off prod­ucts such as face and body washes, not leave-on prod­ucts (de­odor­ants, sun screen etc) which still end up in our wa­ter sup­ply when we wash. Check in­gre­di­ents and steer clear of any of the fol­low­ing: Polyethy­lene (PE), Polypropy­lene (PP), Polyethy­lene tereph­tha­late (PET) and Poly­methyl methacry­late (PMMA)

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