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Ere Perez Foundation, Concealer and Powder Review

18/09/2018

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Ere Perez is an Australian owned company that makes natural skincare and makeup and nail colours. They are Choose Cruelty Free accredited and none of their products are manufactured using child labour. Ere Perez say that they select their “natural ingredients with the greatest respect for mankind and the environment”. I love brands that think both about animal testing and their impact on the environment but I would love more info on their practices, just because I’m really interested in that sort of thing. Today I have a full review of some of the Ere Perez base makeup products including the Oat Milk Foundation in Latte, Arnica Concealer in Latte, and the Calendula Powder Foundation in Light. I have previously done blog posts on Ere Perez so you can check out my Pretty Chamomile Eye Palette and Roma Bronzer review or my review on the Australian Blue Cypress Face Nectar.

Ere Perez foundation, concealer and powder
Ere Perez foundation, concealer and powder
Top to bottom: swatches of the Ere Perez Arnica Concealer in Latte, Oat Milk Foundation in Latte, and Calendula Powder Foundation in Light
Top to bottom: swatches of the Ere Perez Arnica Concealer in Latte, Oat Milk Foundation in Latte, and Calendula Powder Foundation in Light

I’ll start the reviews with the Ere Perez Oat Milk Foundation in Latte as this is a new formula from the brand. Ere Perez previously made the Oat Milk Foundation in a different formula that has been discontinued. The old formula came in a bottle with pump and had 4 shades – light, light medium, medium and dark. The new formula comes in a squeeze tube and has 6 shades in the range, Latte, Honey, Chai. Caramel, Brew and Mocha. The new formula blends in to the skin a lot nicer than the old formula did. I have a swatch comparison of the old light shade compared to the new Latte shade, so that you can see the difference in colour. The new formula is much less yellow, which is good for me as the previous version made me look a bit like a banana.

Top – old Ere Perez Oat Milk Foundation in Light. Bottom – new Ere Perez Oat Milk Foundation in Latte

Now I will just be referring to the new Ere Perez foundation formula. Ere Perez describe the Oat Milk Foundation as being a cream foundation that is buildable and can create a medium to full coverage. They say it is suitable for sensitive skin, long-lasting, non-greasy and has a natural finish. They have included natural oat milk in the foundation as it is “considered to help balance the pH level” of skin, and because it contains “gentle natural exfoliating properties to assist with skin tone”. Vitamin C from sunflower seed oil is also included for its antioxidant and moisturising properties. The ingredient list also says that it may contain titanium dioxide (a physical sunscreen), but I can’t find an SPF mentioned anywhere for the Ere Perez foundation. I like to start my makeup routine with a luminous base by using something like the Ere Perez Australian Blue Cypress Face Nectar. The Oat Milk Foundation applies well over this and the luminous base shines through for a nice dewy look. I do however like to apply a pore filling primer first, as this foundation can slightly emphasise pores and texture on my skin. It can be applied with fingers, but I like using a brush, and the Ere Perez Eco Vegan Multipurpose Brush is a nice one to use. It’s a small flat top brush that works well to buff foundation into the skin in circular motions. I have tried to layer the Oat Milk Foundation on multiple occasions but I just can’t build up the coverage of it. Two layers is the maximum coverage it will give and then all of my freckles and dark spots are still very visible but redness is slightly dulled. The natural dewiness of the foundation gives it a beautiful luminous look to the skin, but it can be mattified with the powder if you prefer that look. Using the Oat Milk Foundation with the Arnica Concealer and Calendula Powder will create more coverage.

I have a swatch comparison of the Ere Perez Foundation with many other foundations including other natural ones and ones from mainstream brands. This is a colour comparison only, the formulas are very different. The Ere Perez Oat Milk Foundation is compared to Josie Maran Cosmetics Vibrancy Argan Oil Foundation Fluid in RG5 Dynamic, Urban Decay Naked Skin Weightless Ultra Definition Liquid Makeup 0.5, Too Faced Born This Way Foundation in Snow, Colourpop Cosmetics No Filter Natural Matte Foundation in 20, Hourglass Vanish Seamless Finish Foundation Stick in Blanc, Elate Cosmetics Full Tint Foundation in Ivory, La Mav Certified Organic BB Creme in Light. I have found that the Ere Perez foundation dries darker than it first applies, so it ends up being a bit too dark for me once it has dried down. Hourglass Blanc is the best colour match I have at the moment as most foundations that light are either very drying or really yellow. So I would love to see the Ere Perez foundation line expand to create a lighter pink colour as they’re just so hard to find.

Josie Maran RG5 Dynamic, Urban Decay 0.5, Too Faced Snow, Colourpop Cosmetics 20, Hourglass Blanc, Elate Cosmetics Ivory, Ere Perez Latte and La Mav Light
Josie Maran RG5 Dynamic, Urban Decay 0.5, Too Faced Snow, Colourpop Cosmetics 20, Hourglass Blanc, Elate Cosmetics Ivory, Ere Perez Latte and La Mav Light

The Ere Perez Arnica Concealer comes in 6 shades to match the Oat Milk Foundation – Latte, Honey, Chai, Caramel, Brew and Mocha. The concealer in Latte is actually slightly darker than the foundation in Latte. So for me, the concealer can work with the foundation if covering blemishes, but it doesn’t work well under the eyes, as that’s where you want extra light, not darkness. I really hope a lighter shade is made, as that would be more suitable for me. Ere Perez designed the Arnica Concealer as a cream concealer that can cover both dark circles and blemishes. Arnica is included for its antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties so that the concealer will calm inflamed skin whilst also covering it up. The Ere Perez website says it is best applied with their Eco Vegan Lip and Conceal Brush, but I actually prefer to use clean fingers. My fingers help to warm up the concealer as it is being blended in to the skin, which creates a more flawless result – I do this with any cream concealer that comes in a pot. As with most pot concealers, the Arnica Concealer can dry out slightly on the top layer, so I just swirl my finger around to break that up and get to fresh product underneath. The dry layer is so thin, so you may not even notice that it’s there. The Arnica Concealer is more matte than the Oat Milk Foundation. It is very easy to apply and move around on the skin when applying it, but it exaggerates the fine lines and dry areas around my eyes. I tend to therefore just use it on red areas and blemishes which it works nicely over the top of, but it doesn’t completely cover. It’s not a full coverage concealer as it is claimed to be, but it will cover slight imperfections whilst still looking skin-like.

Ere Perez Arnica Concealer
Ere Perez Arnica Concealer

I have swatches comparing the Arnica Concealer in Latte to other natural concealers as well as concealers from some mainstream brands so that you can get a good idea of the colour. This is just a colour comparison, not a formula comparison. I have compared the Ere Perez Arnica Concealer in Latte to Urban Decay Naked Skin Weightless Complete Coverage Concealer in Fair Neutral, Tarte Shape Tape Contour Concealer in Fair Beige, Colourpop Cosmetics No Filter Matte Concealer in Fair 06, and Elate Cosmetics Creme Revealer in Porcelain. The Colourpop and Elate concealers are the colour the best suits my skin tone, so you can see that Ere Perez is quite a bit darker than that. I can still get away with using the Ere Perez concealer if that is the only product I’m wearing, as my face looks darker than it is due to redness. However if I’m wearing an sort of BB cream or foundation, then the concealer is too dark.

Urban Decay Fair Neutral, Tarte Fair Beige, Colourpop Cosmetics Fair 06, Ere Perez Latte and Elate Cosmetics Porcelain
Urban Decay Fair Neutral, Tarte Fair Beige, Colourpop Cosmetics Fair 06, Ere Perez Latte and Elate Cosmetics Porcelain

The Ere Perez Calendula Powder Foundation is described as a “weightless powder foundation designed to even your skin tone”, that no one will notice you wearing. It’s a light to medium coverage breathable formula that can be layered to build up coverage. It has a talc-free formula and contains natural calendula, as it is a healing ingredient that is gentle enough for sensitive skin. Ere Perez say that this should be applied with their Eco Vegan Kabuki Brush, I don’t own that so I use my favourite Furless CB4 brush, that works so well with anything. The powder is certainly buildable. It can be applied with a small amount for a light coverage or it can be layered to get a good medium coverage. It can be built up to a higher coverage than any other mineral powder I have tried previously, you just have to be aware that it does start to look powdery if too much product is applied. It can be used by itself, or over the Oat Milk Foundation to add more coverage. I prefer to use it was the Hourglass Mineral Primer as my pores are still visible when I just use the powder alone, so it works really well in combination with the pore filling primer. The powder is matte but it has micro sparkles in it, which give it a luminous appearance. Being matte, I thought it would really emphasise the dry areas on my skin, but it works well for me. It will however have build up on skin flakes, as most powders will.

Ere Perez have done a great job with consistent packaging across their whole makeup range, the white packaging looks sleek but the products are still easy to use. I love the rounded shape of the powder container, but there is one problem I have with the packaging. There is no way of closing the sifter of the powder foundation, like you can with the Eco Minerals Perfection Mineral Foundation and La Mav Anti-ageing Mineral Foundation powders. The open sifter results in the top part of the container being filled up with powder, which then goes everywhere when I open the container to use it. A twisting sifter would make the packaging a lot better, as it would reduce mess and make the powder travel friendly.

Ere Perez Calendula Powder Foundation
Ere Perez Calendula Powder Foundation

I have swatches of the Ere Perez Calendula Powder Foundation compared to other natural mineral powder foundations and mainstream powders so that you can get a better idea of the shade. I compared the Ere Perez foundation in light to Australis Cosmetics Fresh and Flawless Pressed Powder in Light Beige, Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Flawless  Finish Pressed Powder in Fair, Aura Makeup Evolved Pressed Mineral Foundation in Shell, La Mav Anti-ageing Mineral Foundation in Light, Eco Minerals Perfection Mineral Foundation in Vanilla, and Elate Cosmetics Fix Pressed Powder Foundation in Ivory. Eco Minerals is my favourite mineral foundation formula, and the shade works well for me. You can see that the Elate and Ere Perez powders are very similar, and are both shades that work well for me too.

Australis Cosmetics Light Beige, Charlotte Tilbury Fair, Aura Makeup Shell, La Mav Light, Eco Minerals Vanilla, Ere Perez Light and Elate Cosmetics Ivory
Australis Cosmetics Light Beige, Charlotte Tilbury Fair, Aura Makeup Shell, La Mav Light, Eco Minerals Vanilla, Ere Perez Light and Elate Cosmetics Ivory

All Ere Perez products are formulated to work with sensitive skin, and I haven’t had any issues with irritation with a single Ere Perez product. I am conformable using Ere Perez products on my rosacea and facial eczema as I know they won’t cause any problems. Many of the Ere Perez makeup products are also made to be used with acne and blemishes, as they have anti-inflammatory and antiseptic ingredients to help treat the blemish whilst also covering it at the same time. The new Ere Perez Oat Milk Foundation has a lovely luminous finish giving the skin a youthful glow. I haven’t been able to build the coverage up, but I still like the look of it on my skin, even though it has less coverage than claimed. I like wearing products with a lighter coverage all over my face and to just spot conceal where need as I think it is what looks best for my skin, so this sort of product works well in that routine. I would love to see a lighter pink colour created, as it would be good to re-try it with a better colour match. The Arnica Concealer is a great product to use over breakouts to help reduce their appearance and soothe them at the same time. The lightest shade, Latte, is much too dark for my skin, and it emphasised the dryness and fine lines around my eyes. I can use it as a spot concealer to help reduce, but not completely cover redness, but it doesn’t work as well on dark spots and pigmentation. The Ere Perez Calendula Powder Foundation has buildable coverage, it can be used sheer or built up to a good medium coverage, which is more coverage than any other mineral foundation I have tried. It is matte, but it doesn’t dry out my skin and it still gives a luminous appearance duo to the micro sparkles in the formula. The only flaw with this powder is that the sifter doesn’t close, so the lid easily fills up with powder, which I then get everywhere. Despite that, I still use this powder fairly regularly and just remember to keep it flat on a surface, I would however love to be able to put it in my bag and take it with me if the sifter is changed. I spent a lot of time getting comparison swatches of each product for you, so that you have a good idea of the shades, so I hope that is helpful. I can tell that Ere Perez have put a lot of thought in to what ingredients they are using and what benefits they will provide. You can purchase Ere Perez products from the Ere Perez website, Flora and Fauna (affiliate link) or Nourished Life (affiliate link). It doesn’t cost you anything to use my affiliate links but you help me to keep this blog running when you use them.

I would love to know if you have tried any Ere Perez products and what you thought of them, or if there are any on your wish list. When I get a chance I really want to try their Carrot Colour Pot cream blush in Harmony, the Olive Oil Lipsticks and the Lovely Eye Palette. I will have a post coming up on an Ere Perez nail colour, so stay tuned for that. If you want to keep up with what I’m posting, then you can sign up to email updates to get my blog posts sent to you inbox, and you can also find me on social media – Instagram, Facebook. Twitter and Pinterest.

Love, Alinta

1 Comment

  • Chelsey @ The Heartspace Connect 16/07/2020 at 3:32 pm

    I use the arnica concealer and oat milk foundation too. My sensitive skin loves it and it’s flawless without being heavy. As you said, my skin still looks like skin 🙂
    I love the creme blush and waterproof avocado mascara too.

    I’ve just shared a Q&A with Ere Perez over on http://www.theheartspaceconnect.com if you would like to read more about it.

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    It’s #naidocweek so here’s your reminder to #buyblak and care about Indigenous rights for more than just one week a year. 
Brands mentioned in the video include @jyelahmindandbody @paperbarklove @bush_medijina @_kykoe and @theminorityco_.
I have lists of lots of Indigenous businesses in a google doc that I intended to make into blog posts but never found the energy to do so, but it means I can point you in the right direction if you’re looking for a certain sort of business to support. Also, post your fave blak owned businesses in the comments so other can check them out. 
#naidocweek2022 #alwayswasalwayswillbe #landback #lovealinta
    It’s #naidocweek so here’s your reminder to #buyblak and care about Indigenous rights for more than just one week a year. Brands mentioned in the video include @jyelahmindandbody @paperbarklove @bush_medijina @_kykoe and @theminorityco_. I have lists of lots of Indigenous businesses in a google doc that I intended to make into blog posts but never found the energy to do so, but it means I can point you in the right direction if you’re looking for a certain sort of business to support. Also, post your fave blak owned businesses in the comments so other can check them out. #naidocweek2022 #alwayswasalwayswillbe #landback #lovealinta
    3 months ago
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    I know I promised a blog post on these a very long time ago but that didn’t happen so here’s some swatches instead. These are some of @elatecosmetics cruelty, vegan and sustainable pencils. There’s the 4 EyeColour Pencils Gleam, Mystic, Evolve and Merit which are buildable and easy to blend. I’m so pale that Gleam and Mystic and almost my skin colour but I still use them for highlights. Then there’s Hearth the EyeLine pencil which is a neutral brown. And finally the LipColours Enigma and Ardent which I’ve shown you how to use as lipstick and blush previously in a video. I probably get the most use out of Mystic and Ardent. Mystic is a good neutral shade on me and Ardent is one of my fave lip colours. Which one is your fave? 
Anyone who wants to buy Elate in Aus can head to the Flora and Fauna website (affiliate link on my blog). 
Also tomorrow is my birthday and a present I would love is photos of people attending the reproductive rights rally in Melbourne. Please go tomorrow, wear a mask, and take a photo of yourself and send it to me 😉 best birthday present ever. 
#elate #elatecosmetics #elatebeauty #loveelate #lovealinta
    I know I promised a blog post on these a very long time ago but that didn’t happen so here’s some swatches instead. These are some of @elatecosmetics cruelty, vegan and sustainable pencils. There’s the 4 EyeColour Pencils Gleam, Mystic, Evolve and Merit which are buildable and easy to blend. I’m so pale that Gleam and Mystic and almost my skin colour but I still use them for highlights. Then there’s Hearth the EyeLine pencil which is a neutral brown. And finally the LipColours Enigma and Ardent which I’ve shown you how to use as lipstick and blush previously in a video. I probably get the most use out of Mystic and Ardent. Mystic is a good neutral shade on me and Ardent is one of my fave lip colours. Which one is your fave? Anyone who wants to buy Elate in Aus can head to the Flora and Fauna website (affiliate link on my blog). Also tomorrow is my birthday and a present I would love is photos of people attending the reproductive rights rally in Melbourne. Please go tomorrow, wear a mask, and take a photo of yourself and send it to me 😉 best birthday present ever. #elate #elatecosmetics #elatebeauty #loveelate #lovealinta
    3 months ago
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    Here’s a video of Bonsai’s recovery from cruciate ligament surgery this year. He ruptured his cruciate just before my wedding, and then had surgery shortly after.  As well as repairing the ligament, the vet also created a deeper groove in his knee so to give his knee more stability. This is his second knee surgery as he had his other one done a year earlier. It’s very common for the second knee to be injured within a year of the first. His surgery and recovery were complicated by his IBD and heart failure, but as you can see his leg is doing really well now. I’ve been updating you in my stories about his heart failure. He doesn’t have much much time left with us, so I thought I would upload this so you can see that knee surgery is worth doing. I know lots of people are scared of the recovery period because crating can be demanding on your time and stressful for the dog, but giving them proper use of their leg back is worth it. I’ve seen dogs in rescue that are forced to go years without this surgery and the results are heartbreaking. The recovery can be hard, especially if there are other medical issues at play, like with Bonsai, but a good vet will try to make the dog as comfortable as possible for the recovery period. Humans get help when they rupture their ACL so please do the same for your dog. If you’re wondering how Bons is going today, he’s recovered from yesterdays sedation and is happily sitting on my shoulder - as per usual. There’s no way of knowing when his time will be up, so he’s being spoilt and loved until that day does come. He’s my little shadow who I love very much 🌒
#rescuedog #crutiate #crutiateligament #dogsofmelbourne #chihuahua
    Here’s a video of Bonsai’s recovery from cruciate ligament surgery this year. He ruptured his cruciate just before my wedding, and then had surgery shortly after. As well as repairing the ligament, the vet also created a deeper groove in his knee so to give his knee more stability. This is his second knee surgery as he had his other one done a year earlier. It’s very common for the second knee to be injured within a year of the first. His surgery and recovery were complicated by his IBD and heart failure, but as you can see his leg is doing really well now. I’ve been updating you in my stories about his heart failure. He doesn’t have much much time left with us, so I thought I would upload this so you can see that knee surgery is worth doing. I know lots of people are scared of the recovery period because crating can be demanding on your time and stressful for the dog, but giving them proper use of their leg back is worth it. I’ve seen dogs in rescue that are forced to go years without this surgery and the results are heartbreaking. The recovery can be hard, especially if there are other medical issues at play, like with Bonsai, but a good vet will try to make the dog as comfortable as possible for the recovery period. Humans get help when they rupture their ACL so please do the same for your dog. If you’re wondering how Bons is going today, he’s recovered from yesterdays sedation and is happily sitting on my shoulder - as per usual. There’s no way of knowing when his time will be up, so he’s being spoilt and loved until that day does come. He’s my little shadow who I love very much 🌒 #rescuedog #crutiate #crutiateligament #dogsofmelbourne #chihuahua
    3 months ago
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    With it being #pridemonth, we are going to talk about the A in LGBTQIA+ (while you look at some of my rainbow-ish nails from over the years). The A stands for Asexual, or Aromantic, or Agender,, but not Ally. Asexuals are people who don’t experience sexual attraction to others (or only do in certain circumstances, like those who are grey or demisexual). It’s a spectrum, we’re all different. Many aces still have relationships, whether romantic, sexual or queer-platonic. Asexuality is about attraction, not relationship status. Aces are frequently erased from the queer community. Last pride was particularly bad for ace erasure and hate. Aces belong in the queer community. Many aces have a hard time coming to terms with being ace in our hyper-sexualised society, and then they have to deal with erasure from their own community too. I personally would have been saved years of worrying that something was wrong with me if someone had just explained the difference between sexual and romantic attraction to me as a teen. There are so many amazing aces out there who deserve to be supported, especially by the queer community. So, don’t forget to include the A if you’re going to use the LGBTQIA+ acronym, and show for aces, whether you’re in the community or an ally. 
#pride #asexualpride #LGBTQIA #pridenails #rainbownails
    With it being #pridemonth, we are going to talk about the A in LGBTQIA+ (while you look at some of my rainbow-ish nails from over the years). The A stands for Asexual, or Aromantic, or Agender,, but not Ally. Asexuals are people who don’t experience sexual attraction to others (or only do in certain circumstances, like those who are grey or demisexual). It’s a spectrum, we’re all different. Many aces still have relationships, whether romantic, sexual or queer-platonic. Asexuality is about attraction, not relationship status. Aces are frequently erased from the queer community. Last pride was particularly bad for ace erasure and hate. Aces belong in the queer community. Many aces have a hard time coming to terms with being ace in our hyper-sexualised society, and then they have to deal with erasure from their own community too. I personally would have been saved years of worrying that something was wrong with me if someone had just explained the difference between sexual and romantic attraction to me as a teen. There are so many amazing aces out there who deserve to be supported, especially by the queer community. So, don’t forget to include the A if you’re going to use the LGBTQIA+ acronym, and show for aces, whether you’re in the community or an ally. 
#pride #asexualpride #LGBTQIA #pridenails #rainbownails
    With it being #pridemonth, we are going to talk about the A in LGBTQIA+ (while you look at some of my rainbow-ish nails from over the years). The A stands for Asexual, or Aromantic, or Agender,, but not Ally. Asexuals are people who don’t experience sexual attraction to others (or only do in certain circumstances, like those who are grey or demisexual). It’s a spectrum, we’re all different. Many aces still have relationships, whether romantic, sexual or queer-platonic. Asexuality is about attraction, not relationship status. Aces are frequently erased from the queer community. Last pride was particularly bad for ace erasure and hate. Aces belong in the queer community. Many aces have a hard time coming to terms with being ace in our hyper-sexualised society, and then they have to deal with erasure from their own community too. I personally would have been saved years of worrying that something was wrong with me if someone had just explained the difference between sexual and romantic attraction to me as a teen. There are so many amazing aces out there who deserve to be supported, especially by the queer community. So, don’t forget to include the A if you’re going to use the LGBTQIA+ acronym, and show for aces, whether you’re in the community or an ally. 
#pride #asexualpride #LGBTQIA #pridenails #rainbownails
    With it being #pridemonth, we are going to talk about the A in LGBTQIA+ (while you look at some of my rainbow-ish nails from over the years). The A stands for Asexual, or Aromantic, or Agender,, but not Ally. Asexuals are people who don’t experience sexual attraction to others (or only do in certain circumstances, like those who are grey or demisexual). It’s a spectrum, we’re all different. Many aces still have relationships, whether romantic, sexual or queer-platonic. Asexuality is about attraction, not relationship status. Aces are frequently erased from the queer community. Last pride was particularly bad for ace erasure and hate. Aces belong in the queer community. Many aces have a hard time coming to terms with being ace in our hyper-sexualised society, and then they have to deal with erasure from their own community too. I personally would have been saved years of worrying that something was wrong with me if someone had just explained the difference between sexual and romantic attraction to me as a teen. There are so many amazing aces out there who deserve to be supported, especially by the queer community. So, don’t forget to include the A if you’re going to use the LGBTQIA+ acronym, and show for aces, whether you’re in the community or an ally. #pride #asexualpride #LGBTQIA #pridenails #rainbownails
    3 months ago
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    Plastic packaging and beauty products. What can one change do? When @trilogyproducts changed from plastic spatulas to bamboo ones, they stopped producing 208,000 plastic spatulas a year. For me, that means I now won’t be adding to my very large pile of plastic spatulas that I have accumulated over the years by using the Trilogy Replenishing Night Cream every day. No other night cream compares for me, so I’m glad I won’t add to that pile. I kept them all hoping that I would find a use for them but that has yet to happen 🤷‍♀️ A lot of beauty brands market that their plastic can be recycled, but many of those products can’t be put in curbside recycling. When they can go into the recycling bin it doesn’t mean customers are actually doing that, and even when the plastic does make it into the recycling bin, it doesn’t mean it’s actually recycled. There’s a huge amount of plastic in recycling centers that never gets made into something new. So I appreciate it when brands do make changes like this because I can see the result as a consumer. That doesn’t always mean the change is automatically better for the environment, because there’s no way of knowing if the brand uses more materials or greenhouse gases to make the new version. Beauty brands can be very cagey about their greenhouse gas emissions, particularly their scope 3 emissions. Therefore as consumers we can often only make best guesses as to which brands and products are the most sustainable choice. Changing plastic packaging is however a very obvious difference for customers, because we see the difference in where our waste goes. So as a customer I do like seeing brands moving to products that aren’t plastic, or at the very least using plastic that is easily curbside recycled. Many beauty brands have a long way to go before their products are easily recycled, but Trilogy is one of the brands who have made an effort to change this. So long story, short, I love Trilogy skincare products and appreciate that they are trying to make the brand more eco-friendly. What’s your opinion on this? Do you have a weird plastic spatula pile, or is it just me? 
#trilogy #trilogyskincare #discovertrilogy #lovealinta
    Plastic packaging and beauty products. What can one change do? When @trilogyproducts changed from plastic spatulas to bamboo ones, they stopped producing 208,000 plastic spatulas a year. For me, that means I now won’t be adding to my very large pile of plastic spatulas that I have accumulated over the years by using the Trilogy Replenishing Night Cream every day. No other night cream compares for me, so I’m glad I won’t add to that pile. I kept them all hoping that I would find a use for them but that has yet to happen 🤷‍♀️ A lot of beauty brands market that their plastic can be recycled, but many of those products can’t be put in curbside recycling. When they can go into the recycling bin it doesn’t mean customers are actually doing that, and even when the plastic does make it into the recycling bin, it doesn’t mean it’s actually recycled. There’s a huge amount of plastic in recycling centers that never gets made into something new. So I appreciate it when brands do make changes like this because I can see the result as a consumer. That doesn’t always mean the change is automatically better for the environment, because there’s no way of knowing if the brand uses more materials or greenhouse gases to make the new version. Beauty brands can be very cagey about their greenhouse gas emissions, particularly their scope 3 emissions. Therefore as consumers we can often only make best guesses as to which brands and products are the most sustainable choice. Changing plastic packaging is however a very obvious difference for customers, because we see the difference in where our waste goes. So as a customer I do like seeing brands moving to products that aren’t plastic, or at the very least using plastic that is easily curbside recycled. Many beauty brands have a long way to go before their products are easily recycled, but Trilogy is one of the brands who have made an effort to change this. So long story, short, I love Trilogy skincare products and appreciate that they are trying to make the brand more eco-friendly. What’s your opinion on this? Do you have a weird plastic spatula pile, or is it just me? #trilogy #trilogyskincare #discovertrilogy #lovealinta
    4 months ago
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