This pack of 200 plastic-free, biodegradable buds made from bamboo and organic cotton can be used to apply, remove or neaten up eye makeup or nail polish. These high quality bamboo sticks make an excellent sustainable alternative to plastic buds or buds that come in plastic packaging.
UpCircle has confirmed to Lovethical that the following categories can be applied to this product:
Caution: For external use only. Keep out of reach of children. Improper use can cause injury.
Please note that product information is gathered from both the manufacturer's website and our conversations with them, and they've also signed our cruelty-free declaration form.
You can use these cotton buds for applying, removing or neatening up makeup, especially around the eye area. They also do the same for nail polish.
The product comes recycled and recyclable paper outer packaging.
The sticks of these buds are made from a sustainable source of bamboo and the tips are made with organic cotton.
This company has signed our cruelty-free declaration form, confirming to Lovethical that this product has not been tested on animals, and that the company is cruelty-free.
This company is Leaping Bunny cruelty-free certified.
This product is vegan.
This company only sells vegan products.
This company is a British business.
This product was made in the UK.
UpCircle donate to charity on an adhoc campaign basis
The company that made this product is an independent business.
There is no palm oil in this product.
This product comes in plastic-free packaging.
This product comes in 100% recyclable packaging.
This product has been handmade.
UpCircle is a fantastic company that reuses, repurposes and upcycles leftover by-products from other industries that would otherwise be disposed of, and turns them into amazing quality beauty products.
They are an extremely ethically-focused and sustainable company, and are proudly vegan, cruelty-free, palm oil-free and ocean friendly, and their products are all natural and handmade in the UK in 100% recyclable packaging.
It started in 2015 when the founders (a brother and sister duo) decided to take leftover coffee grounds from cafes and restaurants around London and turned them into high-performing and luxurious face and body scrubs. They didn't stop there though; they now use a variety of ingredients that would otherwise be overlooked, and have created a whole collection of products that challenge the norms by taking ingredients that are typically viewed as waste products and totally transforming them. Some examples of this are:
- Coffee grounds collected from over 100 small chain and independent coffee shops across London are used in their exfoliators and face serum.
- Powdered fruit stones, such as olive stones that are a by-product of making olive oil, are used in their face mask.
- Argan shells that are a by-product of making argan oil are used in their face moisturiser.
- Date seed extract, which is a by-product of date farming, is used in their body cream.
- Mandarin fruit water, a by-product of making juice concentrates, is used in their face toner.
Not only are ethics and values at the company's heart, an ability to create truly great quality products is also in the company's head, which is a winning combination. Their products are all luxurious, high-quality and pampering. As they say on their website: "you shouldn't have to choose between doing the right thing and getting the best results."
Our current delivery details are as follows, but please note that these are liable to change (and please do get in touch with us if you would like to see any different options here that are better suited to you!)
Royal Mail 1st Class (1-3 working days) - £3.95
Royal Mail 2nd Class (2-4 working days) - £2.95
Royal Mail Tracked 24 (1-2 working days) - £7.95
Royal Mail Tracked 48 - £6.35
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Please note that we are currently only delivering to the UK. If you are from outside the UK and would like to make an order then please get in touch, as reviewing the possibility of international shipping is on our to-do list!
We will deliver your chosen products in plastic-free, recyclable and vegan packaging.