Gift Guide: Eco-Friendly Grooming Products

While we wait for big corporations and governmental change, we can all do a little better

For many of us, waiting for big corporations and government sectors to take responsibility for the damage being done to our planet isn’t quite enough. We can all make small but significant changes through our routines—even if it’s just taking the time to read a label to see if the packaging can be composted or recycled, or that the ingredients are less harmful to waterways …

Bravo Sierra’s Military-Tested Line of Wellness Goods

High-quality products that withstand extreme conditions

Founded last year by Benjamin Bernet and Justin Guilbert, Bravo Sierra develops high-performing products for US military members, studies their feedback and then offers the results to the civilian market—all while returning 5% of their top line profit to the military’s MWR program. With logo design by Patrick Li, the creative director of T Magazine, and consultation from Sarah Andelman (the founder of the beloved …

Packaging Made From Soap Drastically Reduces Waste

Brands and consumers are becoming more thoughtful when it comes to biodegradable and eco-friendly packaging, but Central Saint Martins student Mi Zhou has taken it to another level for her project Soapack. While a single person goes through some 800 plastic shampoo bottles in their life, Zhou’s glorious vessels (conceived to contain shampoos, cleansers, et al) are actually made from soaps themselves. That means the …