SH$T… are my use of Sheet Masks really destroying the planet!?
Think about it – it's World Environment Day
There is nothing quite like a self-care Sunday night with your favourite glass of wine and your beloved anti-aging face sheet mask. But have you ever stopped and wondered what happens with your sheet mask once you’ve taken it off (revealed your beautiful glowing skin) and put it in the bin?
We are sad to say but besides from giving you that much needed hydration and glow they are generating a lot of waste, which isn’t good for the environment!
Environmentalists have warned about the negative cumulative effects single use beauty products leave behind… sheet masks being one of them! Many sheet masks are made from materials, which appear to easily decompose, however, they are commonly soaked in non-organic and non-biodegradable ingredients and chemicals, ending up in landfills. Other masks are made from synthetic materials such as nylon, which don’t break down at all.
But the good news is, you can still enjoy that beautiful glow from your hydrating sheet mask whilst being kind to the environment! Look out for sheet masks that are biocellulose – biocellulose is a natural fibre that is eco-friendly and biodegradable and better yet aids in the fast infusion of ingredients – making it more beneficial for your skin and for the environment! We recommend also looking out for sheet masks that are made from recycled fibres, compostable, or made from organic cotton.
The Wrinkles Schminkles InfuseFAST Biocellulose Sheet Mask range are made from premium biocellulose material which is organic, plant-derived, biodegradable, hydrophilic and eco-friendly. They are 100% biodegradable and fully decompose into the earths soil within 8 weeks. You can enjoy the benefits of a biocellulose sheet mask without feeling guilty about the environment with our hydrating eye masks, collagen face sheet masks, and our anti-aging Decolletage Sheet Mask.
Single-use products are significant pollutants, so swapping them to sustainable alternatives is an easy step we can add to our beauty routines!