Zero Waste Higiene
Menstrual Cup vs Thousands of Towels
A basic zero waste personal hygiene. Avoid feminine sanitary pads – they may never degrade with the menstrual cup. It has an adaptation period, at first it is difficult to use it. You can combine it with excellent quality cloth towels. If you want to know more, here is a link to an interesting post.
Disposable rakes are virtually impossible to recycle. Instead, choose a safety razor with interchangeable blades that lasts a long time and is made of super recyclable metaland the knives come on paper. Invest in one of the highest quality that will last you a lifetime
Package free cosmetics
Choose soaps, deodorant, and solid cosmetics. In this way you support small artisan producers and give the signal to larger companies and entrepreneurs to innovate in their designs.
Luffas vs plastic sponge
The luffas or grasses are perfect for exfoliating and keeping your skin clean. You can find them in any market. They come from a plant similar to a cucumber. They are a basic for zero waste personal hygiene
You can make your own toothpaste to avoid all the packaging. My favorite recipe is simply 1 baking soda with 3 coconut oil. Simple, fast and effective.
Bamboo brushes vs normal plastic brushes
Bamboo brushes are perfect to avoid plastic brushes that are practically impossible to recycle. You can also try the avocado pit brush.