Every day are sold hundreds of thousands of shampoos and other bottles of creams and various skin cares. Result? A multitude of waste, a polluted environment (including liquid plastics), a crowded bathroom and cosmetics not always good for our health, not to mention the huge impact on our wallet.
The Slow Cosmétique movement has a principle:”consume less but consume better”! So to pamper the planet and preserve your health, we give you some tips for a bathroom as minimalist as it can.
For some years, this term squats magazines, websites and blogosphere. Minimalism is getting rid of the futile to refocus on the essentials and thus focus on real needs.
A minimalist bathroom is nothing more than a place where you unclutter superfluous cosmetics, both on the side of the number of bottles, but also on the composition side, going towards more rough and versatile products.
Let’s start with some numbers (pay close attention):
Frightening, isn’t it ? This is why it is urgent to adopt Slow Cosmétique daily for products that are:
Here are the 10 essential and multifunctional ingredients to have at home :
By learning how to make the most of each ingredient, you will know how to associate or substitute them according to your needs, so that they become a real Swiss army knife both in the bathroom but also in the kitchen, for cleaning, for the health, etc.
And because having noble ingredients, raw and little processed is good, but turning to the zero-waste side of the force is better, think to gradually adopt :
And as a bonus? A DIY recipe to put all this into practice! Because it will be back to school before you know it and you want to keep your beautiful tan, here’s how to do the “sweet and salty Body Scrub” from the book Adoptez la Slow Cosmétique by Julien Kaibeck:
In a large bowl, mix with a fork, a spoon and a spatula:
In the shower, moisten the body with warm water and then massage the preparation on the elbows, knees, feet, shoulders and then all over the body. Rinse thoroughly with warm water.
Of course there are many other very simple tips and recipes to live minimalism in the bathroom. In Slow Cosmétique mode, we will also focus on the quality and provenance of the basic ingredients, preferably supporting committed artisans, with real craftsmanship and honest communication, without false promises. If this aspect is also important for you, the Slow Cosmétique movement recommends the brands recognized by the Slow Cosmétique Award, most of which are grouped on the collaborative Marketplace where they sell directly: Slow- cosmetique.com.