Zero Waste Shaving Tips

It finally happened — I made the plunge into using a safety razor! My husband has been on the safety razor train for over a year now but I still had a ton of regular razor blades to get through. Instead of throwing something out so I could use a zero waste alternative, I vowed to get through all my old shaving supplies before moving on to a safety razor.

Last week — my plastic razor broke and I decided to make the switch. I purchased a vintage (a 1950s Gilette one just like my husband’s) safety razor off of Etsy for about $15.… // Continue reading.

Products I Use to the Last Drop: Beauty Edition

As you may know by now, I find great joy in using things up. I also find that it’s one of the most eco-friendly things that you can do — buy a product you love, use it ALL up, dispose of it responsibly, repeat. Opposed to: buy a product, use half of it, let it sit in your drawer, buy 3 different replacements that you think may be better, and ultimately end up with 4 versions of the same product that go bad and get thrown away.

Note: I plan on writing a post about the best ways to recycle beauty product packaging but the general summary is that for products that aren’t package free or curbside recyclable, I TerraCycle (for free!) // Continue reading.