Our biodegradable deodorant tubes are constructed by hand and so there are some variances in them. The push pop style doesn't have the retracting functionality that a plastic tube does, and it does take some getting used to. The tubes are a new product technology and they definitely take a little more TLC than plastic ones but it's a small price to pay for making less plastic waste. Did you know that conventional plastic deodorant tubes can't be easily recycled?
When pushing up, it's our inclination to push from the center. However, we've found if you push from the inner edge of the bottom disc and then push from the center, you're able to control the amount that comes out of the tube more easily. See below :)
To be honest, everyone is going to have a slightly different idea of what ethically sourced means, which is why it's difficult to define. But most people understand ethical sourcing as sourcing ingredients and materials in a responsible and sustainable manner that considers the people and environment throughout the process.
Exfoliation is pretty simple, it's removing dead cells from the surface of your skin. It can be a confusing topic because of conflicting information on what products to use, how often to use them and why you use them.
We're always learning more about how our waste impacts our planet. Waste contributes to the pollution of our oceans and lakes, and it increases the greenhouse gas effect that causes global warming. The three R's aren't cutting it, so now we have the five R's; Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, and Rot. Let's break them down.