Since people will pay a premium for items that are more ‘ethical’/’environmentally-friendly’, some companies are pretending that their brands are more ethical than they really are. This is so so annoying for those of us who want to support genuine brands!
But there are also brands that are genuinely ethical, but choose not to advertise this! I wanted to share some of them with you guys so you can make simple changes to everyday purchases 🙂
Bulldog is a skincare brand in the UK, targeted at men and advertised as no nonsense stuff. But it’s also completely animal-friendly and ethical consumer ranks it highly. It’s not expensive at all, so a great find 😀
There are a couple of make up brands as well that are completely cruelty free that you might not expect; ELF, GOSH and Barry M. They’re all reasonably priced (I hope to do a few reviews using these brands in the future) and widely available.
There are also a few high street clothing brands – these aren’t as ethical as the more expensive brands, but are great if you want to reduce your impact and are on a budget! H&M, New Look and Zara are all making progress on improving their supply chains and reducing their environmental impact.
Plain Lazy is a great brand if you have teenagers to buy presents for! Or anyone who’s relaxed 🙂 A lot of their products use organic cotton, and they don’t break the bank.
Arena Flowers are a flower company that top the charts on the ethical consumer list. They stock Fairtrade Flowers and British Flowers too – a couple of great options!
La Tasca is a restaurant that I love – it’s a Spanish restaurant that tops the ethical consumer charts! It’s no more expensive than other chains, and is that much better for the world 🙂
I hope you found this useful. If there are any other ‘secretly ethical’ brands you know of, please list them below!