Have you ever stopped and thought about how many wipes or products you use to take your makeup off every single day? Wipes that end up in the bin, adding to rubbish and landfill.
Surely there has to be a more sustainable solution? To this seemingly small problem but when multiplied by the number of people around the world removing their make up in the same way, using one or two wipes a day. A small problem suddenly becomes huge.
The development of reusable cotton rounds has shaken up the beauty industry in recent years, as more of its customers strive to become more eco-friendly
Let’s find out more about why you should swap to reusable cotton rounds.
Not only will swapping to reusable cotton round save you money compared to when buying disposable cotton pads but you will also be saving the environment having to accommodate hundreds more non-recyclable materials.
When people hear the word cotton, they think it is natural, biodegradable, and better than its manmade counterparts. Although this is true the production of cotton takes a lot of energy to produce and often products are mixed with plastic meaning many single-use cotton pads end up in landfill.
Reusable cotton rounds, machine washable and long-lasting?
Once you've purchased reusable cotton rounds, you'll wonder why you didn't buy them soon. The main reason is that you can use them over and over again. Many reusable pads last up to 6 months if washing instructions are followed correctly. Reusable cotton rounds are easy to use, apply your products to a dry pad or run under the water to start. When finished you can give them a quick rinse under the tap or throw them in with your weekly laundry. Make sure to give them a proper clean at least once a week. By investing in reusable products, you know you won't run out.
Don’t just take our word, see what celebrities are saying about reusable beauty products
I love those (cotton rounds) as make-up wipes. They're reusable and I'm obsessed with them. I use them all the time, and I take them everywhere. Harper loves them as well. - Victoria Beckham
It (reusable cotton rounds) just takes off all your make up, straight off ... it’s so soft......and good for the environment, and good for my skin – Holly Willoughby
Different types of reusable cotton rounds
Did you know that there are different types of reusable pads? Each one is designed to support your skincare routine differently. Keeping your skin healthy and clean. Most people feel that disposable cotton pads are scratchy, dry, and can irritate their skin. Reusable cotton rounds are the complete opposite and are soft and kind to your skin.
Different types include:
- Velour pads, are perfect for your daily skincare routine and are super soft
- Terry scrub pads, are great for exfoliation and cleansing your skin
- Charcoal pads are the number one pad for removing heavy makeup and are extremely kind to your skin.