Want to go green? These brands carry eco-friendly fashion, beauty and home goods.
Multiple NoVA locations
Affordable chain fashion retailers don’t typically inspire confidence when it comes to their impact on the planet, but H&M’s Conscious line, which is made with sustainable materials, sings a different tune.
Sold in stores in McLean, Great Falls & Manassas
Herbivore makes masks, oils, soaps, lip tints and more that are made with nontoxic and often organic ingredients.
Sold in spas and salons in Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax & more
This makeup line uses an all-natural mineral formula that is sensitive to the skin.
Sold in stores in Fairfax, Arlington, Falls Church & more
The beloved sportswear retailer has long used organic cotton and recycled materials, and it’s committed to fair trade practices.
Pink & Brown Boutique
1129 Kings St., Alexandria
This boutique carries organic children’s clothing, furniture and toys that are made of quality fabrics and materials, including organic cotton. Organic cotton is not only a softer material for children and is less likely to cause allergic reactions, but according to the Organic Trade Association, it’s also grown with fewer toxic pesticides and fertilizers and has a less harmful impact on the environment.
Sold in stores in Vienna, Alexandria, McLean & more
Skincado sells everything from bug repellent to lip balm, and its products are not only safe for your skin but are also 100 percent organic.
Sold in stores in Falls Church, Springfield, Arlington & more
Another natural cosmetics line, Tarte incorporates fruit and plant extracts, vitamins, minerals and essential oils and avoids harmful ingredients like parabens, synthetic fragrances and gluten. The packaging is also made with reusable materials.
The Honest Company
Sold in stores in Alexandria, Falls Church, Arlington & more
The Jessica Alba-founded company sells bath and body products (along with baby, cleaning and health goods) that emphasize natural, nontoxic ingredients with a low impact on the environment.