Hi, my name’s Becky and I’m the founder of Stript Cosmetics. Nice to meet you!
The beauty industry is not doing enough to tackle the problem of plastic pollution, and it’s my goal to produce make-up that is free from unnecessary plastic packaging – but I need your help!
A huge amount of packaging is produced by make-up and skincare companies – 120 billion units across the globe to be precise.
Packaging is the number one contributor to plastic production in the world and in 2015, research found that packaging accounted for 146 million tonnes of plastic every year.
Most people don’t think twice when buying make-up products, but did you know that most cosmetics packaging can’t be recycled? I certainly didn’t until I found out that every make-up palette with a mirror ends up in landfill because they are so hard to recycle.
But could I find a decent plastic-free lipstick or mascara anywhere?! Of course I couldn’t!
I decided it was time to change the beauty industry by producing cosmetics in completely biodegradable packaging or 100% recyclable or reusable packaging – time to say goodbye to plastic in make-up!!
About the project
With your help, I want to produce a range of plastic-free make-up products, including products such as mascara and lipstick (these are really hard to find plastic-free at the moment!!)
I will use the money raised to pay for:
- Cruelty-free testing of make-up products
- Recycled or sustainable ingredients
- Biodegradable packaging or 100% recyclable packaging
- Production of your lovely products bought through Crowdfunder rewards*
So, how do I help?
If you’d like to help fund the production of plastic-free make-up then please pledge what you can – any pledge is gratefully received no matter how big or small!!
Pledges = Prizes: When you pledge, you not only help the planet by cutting down on plastic, but you also earn rewards!! Everything from free lipsticks, mystery boxes, I have loads on offer to thank you for your kind donations!
PS - it’s a win win situation for pledgers.
This is an 'All or Nothing' Crowdfunder, meaning if I don't reach my target I don't get the money. Any rewards brought will be refunded should I not reach my target - so you have nothing to lose!!
Here are the products I’m hoping to formulate and produce – all completely free of plastic packaging - with the success of this project:
- Lip gloss (if I can source packaging!)
- Setting powder and/or blush
If I’m lucky enough to beat the target, I’ll use the extra funding to expand the range of plastic-free skincare products, including make-up remover, that I sell at Stript Cosmetics.
Thank you for your support!
Supporting my project by pledging will not only mean the world to me but, more importantly, will show your commitment to keeping our planet sustainable – even right down to your make-up products!
If you’re not able to pledge but like the idea of plastic-free cosmetics, help me get the word out instead! Shout about us on social media – we’re on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter (@striptcosmetics) or feel free to pop an email of thoughts/support/virtual hugs to me (Becky) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you so much!