Six thousand to one

Six thousand to one
“You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference and you have to decide what kind of a difference you want to make.”
~ Jane Goodall

We didn’t realize we were cutting trees. (You probably are too, without even knowing it.) This is a story about our big discovery, and how we decided to not cut anymore trees.

When I decided to start ‘Beauty Legacy’ 2 years ago, I was sure that I wanted the most sustainable resources to be used in our products—in the most responsible way. When I asked for advice, I was directed to the FSC organization, for packaging made with FSC-certified card stock. FSC stands for "Forest Stewardship Council", which promotes responsible forestry, and works to ensure that the highest environmental and social standards are being met.

I made sure that our printing vendor held a certification from the FSC. Our team has been proud of this choice, as it was helping to improve all kinds of lives on the planet. Plants, animals, people — any living soul. We printed six thousand boxes for launch in October. We were as proud as any brand that can say they hold these same values, protecting our beautiful planet.

All was perfect, until we made a trip to Las Vegas, where we were hunting for the most sustainable plastic for our containers. While there, we found out about sugar cane plastic and how it is becoming the new sustainable alternative to fossil fuel plastic. It was then that we were introduced to this new source of paper. Paper made out of Sugar Cane, Bamboo Cane and Hemp. I immediately thought; Why have I never heard about this before?! We decided right then that we could always stand to improve and be more responsible. Without blinking an eye, we decided to switch to Sugar Cane paper for our packaging. There are a number of reasons why, and we encourage you to read about them also. It just might impact what you’re doing as well. Here is a little information to get you started.

As a team, we felt that we could have done more in the beginning. We can always do more. Sometimes you have to take the challenges as they come though. Our next big one was:

“What are we going to do with the six thousand boxes we ALREADY printed?”

The first thought was to discard them and just print new ones, (a loss of thousands of dollars.) Or have them sold at a discount. But neither of these options align with our values. Then, we simply decided...

For every single box we have already printed, we will plant a tree in return.
Six thousand trees.

This is our commitment to fix ONE mistake that was made prior, as we have come to understand that there’s always better alternatives. Today, we are more aware, more conscious, and more responsible. Willing to take responsibility for the choices we make, and have made in the past. To be a model and an inspiration for others who want to make better choices. This is a movement, and YOU can join with us. We will continue raising the bar while making conscious choices for ourselves, the environment, and the products we (you included) choose to use every day.

What is your favorite kind of tree? Will you tell us about it and why it’s your favorite?

Your actions will speak volumes, so please, join and follow this movement by liking and sharing our story and posts from these social media channels: Instagram, YouTube, Facebook and Pinterest. And THANK YOU in advance for cheering us on!

The Story Behind Beauty Legacy: Why We Do It

The Story Behind Beauty Legacy: Why We Do It

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Our vision is to make the world a more vibrant place by making an impacton the lives of women. We will do this by building self-esteem and confidence with happier, healthier skin, empowering women in the communities that we source our ingredients and through our efforts in sustainability.

For women who are intentional about what goes in their body and into the environment, we are the natural choice for skincare that will leave you with healthy, radiant looking skin. Unlike other brands, Beauty Legacy is an organic alternative, with high-quality ingredients that women around the world have been using for centuries. We have history on our side.

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We have travelled the world, building relationships with women in countries known for their flawless skin. We have sat with them, eaten with them, learned their secrets and we are sharing them with you. 

Staying true to the original recipes, all of our products are completely organic. They are sourced and created from scratch, using ingredients you can pronounce and feel good sharing with your mom or your daughter. Our promise to our customers is to never use harmful or toxic chemicals. We offer our customers quality, reliability, and transparency in every part of their relationship with us.

For women who are looking for a brighter future, we are reliably leading the way in skincare with historically proven, ethically sourced products with a conscious soul. We are helping empower women, build communities, and restore the environment.

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All our products are tailor-made for environmentally conscious women.

We are firm believers in offering women environmentally sound, socially conscious, organic skincare products that they can feel proud of – without the high price tag. The green beauty industry isn’t accessible to everyone and we want it to be. We believe that everyone deserves the chance to practice the art of self-care and should wake up feeling excited to perform their skincare routine.


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