A contribution in in the youdressed magazine: sustainable cosmetics

Sustainable cosmetics, these are our recommendations

youDRESSED Editor

If you want to live a sustainable life, you should also consider using sustainable makeup brands. Which brands are really sustainable cosmetics manufacturers?

Nevertheless, one should be aware that some brands can call their product sustainable. Although this is not the case. Even if they do not consist entirely of natural ingredients. After all, the term “sustainable cosmetics” is not a protected term. In the following, we introduce you to cosmetics companies that can be relied upon!

1. Dr. Hauschka

The cosmetics brand is a manufacturer that places particular emphasis on sustainability and environmental protection. Accordingly, the plants, oils and waxes are obtained from demeter quality. In addition, Dr. Hauschka takes care to use resources sparingly. As well as to benefit from green electricity . Attention is also paid to a functioning material cycle. The focus is on the reuse of rainwater. The composting of plant waste is also part of this.

The manufacturer offers sustainable cosmetics for facial care, body care, make-up and medical care. Furthermore, the quality of the products is based on 100% certified natural cosmetics. Another aspect that Dr. Hauschka focuses on is that the entire range is free of synthetic fragrances, dyes and preservatives. In cosmetics, the use of mineral oils, silicones and PEG in cosmetics is also avoided.

In addition, the cosmetic products are all dermatologically tested for intolerances. The production takes place without animal testing.

Moreover, the cosmetic assortment is obtained from biodynamic cultivation under fair conditions.


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The company WELEDA is committed to organic, sustainable cultivation of plants for their cosmetics. Furthermore, the protection of the climate is a relevant topic for the brand. As well as a conscious use of resources.

“We only want to take as much as we can give back, or better yet, give more back. Because that’s sustainable.”  (WELDA Homepage)

The manufacturer WELEDA pays attention to biodynamic cultivation gardens and sustainable raw material projects. They maintain a fair trade with cultivation partners who are paid fairly. Additionally, the cosmetics company is committed to social projects.

Furthermore, most cosmetic products are vegan. Thus, they do not contain animal ingredients. In addition, the quality seal NATURA  indicates all products. This indicates an organic and natural cosmetics tested product.


As a cosmetics company, the manufacturer focuses consciously on skin-friendliness, animal-friendliness and environmental friendliness. Attention is also paid to the sustainable use of packaging materials. So that they are designed to be as environmentally friendly as possible.

The cosmetics manufacturer offers facial cleansing, care products, make-up and much more in its range. Dr. Baumann SkinIdent deliberately avoids parabens and all other preservatives. The cosmetic products are free of perfumes, minerals and all vegan. It is noticeable that Dr. Baumann SkinIdent works with a well-arranged amount of ingredients compared to other cosmetics manufacturers.


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Because many products are falsely labeled as sustainable, it is not so easy to find the right care products. The best thing to do is to do some research on the Internet beforehand and carefully compare the ingredients.

Source cover image: Unsplash / Nati Melnychuck

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