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Green Scents: Meet the Eco-Friendly Fragrance Companies Leading the Sustainable Revolution

As Earth Day approaches, many of us are looking for ways to reduce our environmental impact and make more sustainable choices. One area that you might not have considered before is your fragrance collection. Thankfully, there are now a number of sustainable, eco-friendly fragrance companies that are shaking up the industry with their planet-friendly practices and ethically sourced ingredients. Here are just a few of our favourites:


Skylar Perfumes

Skylar

Skylar is a fragrance brand that prioritizes safety, sustainability, and transparency. The brand's formulas are hypoallergenic, safe for sensitive skin, vegan, and cruelty-free, and they go above and beyond the EU clean standards by intentionally omitting harmful ingredients such as parabens, phthalates, and artificial dyes. Skylar's fragrances are made from safe synthetic ingredients that do not deplete or harm the environment, and the brand uses FSC certified paper for its packaging to ensure it comes from sustainably forested locations. Skylar also emphasizes recyclability, and its full-size and rollerball bottles and caps, as well as its boxes, are 100% recyclable. Overall, Skylar's commitment to safety, sustainability, and transparency makes it a brand that customers can feel good about using.


Phlur Solar Power

Phlur

Phlur is a forward-thinking fragrance brand that is committed to sustainability and transparency. The brand has shifted its language away from the term "clean" to focus on the positive aspects of its ingredients and formulations. Phlur uses both natural and synthetic ingredients in its fragrances, with a focus on utilizing sustainable natural materials that are respectful of the environment. The brand is also committed to reducing its impact on the planet through thoughtful packaging choices, including reducing plastic usage, eliminating cellophane film, and replacing single-use plastics with PCR materials. Overall, Phlur's sustainability efforts aim to make a positive impact on the environment while still creating high-quality and beautiful fragrances.


Sana Jardin Sandal Wood Temple

Sana Jardin

Sana Jardin is a luxury fragrance house that aims to promote conscious consumerism and social impact through their sustainable perfume production. They use clean and sustainable perfume as a tool to support the economic empowerment of women and create a circular economy. The women in their supply chain are given business skills training so they can create their own range of products, such as candles and orange blossom water, from waste products created during perfume production. They receive 100% of the proceeds from the sale of their products, which helps to increase their wages and create consistent employment opportunities.


Sana Jardin's Beyond Sustainability™ model promotes sustainable economic growth with full, productive employment and ensures sustainable production practices. They are committed to empowering women and contributing to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals for 2030.


Sana Jardin is proud to be cruelty-free and is approved under the Cruelty Free International Leaping Bunny programme. They adhere to a fixed cut-off date policy and proactively monitor their suppliers to ensure that their products continue to adhere to the Leaping Bunny criteria.


Henry Rose Perfumes

Henry Rose

Henry Rose is a fragrance brand founded by Michelle Pfeiffer that prioritizes the highest standards for health, safety, and sustainability. Every ingredient is carefully vetted against strict health and safety standards, resulting in fragrances that are EWG Verified and Cradle to Cradle Certified. They are also cruelty-free, hypoallergenic, and free from known or suspected carcinogens and endocrine disruptors. The brand is committed to environmental responsibility, using materials from sustainable or renewable resources and creating packaging that is recyclable and compostable. Additionally, a portion of all proceeds is donated to Breast Cancer Prevention Partners, a science-based advocacy organization focused on breast cancer prevention, women's health, and environmental justice.


By Rosie Jane

By Rosie Jane

By Rosie Jane focuses on clean beauty by avoiding harmful ingredients such as phthalates, formaldehyde, sulfates, and over 4,000 other harmful chemicals. They are also cruelty-free and vegan. The company uses sustainable practices in their packaging, such as refillable components, post-consumer recycled content, and recyclable materials. Rosie Jane is also committed to reducing their carbon footprint and only using sustainably harvested palm oil and mica. Customers can participate in their recycling program by collecting 5 or more caps, pumps, or roller balls and sending them back for recycling through their partnership with Terracycle.


Maison Louis Marie

Maison Louis Marie

Maison Louis Marie creates clean luxury fragrances that are environmentally-friendly and never tested on animals. They use a careful balance of synthetic and natural ingredients to protect endangered plants and avoid animal products and allergens. Their products are free of harmful chemicals and toxins, and they use sustainable packaging made from recycled materials. The company is committed to giving back to the environment and has partnered with powerful non-profit organizations to donate 1% of their revenues towards environmental causes, plant native trees in US forests, and offset their carbon emissions. They have also pledged to reduce their emissions by 50% by 2030.


By choosing to support these sustainable fragrance companies, you can feel good about the impact that your fragrance collection is having on the planet. Happy Earth Day!

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