How to switch to waterless beauty

Why choose waterless beauty?

We all know water is something we take for granted, but when water shortages hit, we realise how essential it is to our daily life. In New Zealand, the average person uses 227 litres of water per day and 70% of it is used in the bathroom!

And when it comes to beauty and personal care, it doesn’t stop there. Traditional beauty cleansers and conditioners contain around 60-80-% water – and we’re usually in the shower while using them.

Waterless beauty is exactly as you’d expect – beauty products formulated without water. With more of us interested in living more sustainably, the introduction of waterless beauty is a trend worth sticking around. Not only does it save on resources, but it also allows formulas to be more concentrated – meaning they’ll last for longer and help you save money over time.

Want to learn more about why waterless beauty is a healthier choice for our planet? Check out this guide:  Waterless beauty: the what, why and how.

Introducing Dust & Glow: the waterless beauty brand worth trying

What you put in your bathroom cupboard could be your first step toward a more sustainable future.

At  Dust & Glow, we took away the water and plastic waste, and replaced it with eco-friendly formulas that support a healthy glow and happy planet. Created using clean and potent ingredients, our products are packaged free from single-use plastic and activated by the water in your shower. It’s beauty and personal care RE-IMAGINED™ in powder form.

Dust & Glow is waterless, certified vegan, cruelty-free by PETA, and low waste. Locally made, we work with natural, and organic where possible, active ingredients and minerals. What’s more, our formulations are free from unnecessary surfactants, sulphates, silicones, animal actives, preservatives, allergens and fragrances. Kind to your skin and scalp, our range is enriched with pre and probiotic complex – which works with your skin’s natural microbiome to support a healthy complexion.

With every purchase, Dust & Glow donate 1% of gross sales to Charity: water – a non-profit organisation that provides safe and clean drink water to people in developing countries.

How to go waterless with your beauty routine

Beautiful skin and hair shouldn't cost the environment. Thankfully, Dust & Glow make it easy for you to choose ethically made skincare, haircare and body care, without having to compromise how you look or feel. With over 60 usages per bottle, a little goes a long way with the powder. Not to mention, they make a gorgeous addition to any bathroom, and – thanks to their small and lightweight size – are convenient for trips away.

For your hair:

Our  Powder Based Shampoo and Powder Based Conditioner are soap-free, suitable for all hair types, and gently wash away dirt - leaving you with smooth, luscious locks that glow.

How to use:

  1. Sprinkle 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon onto wet hands.
  2. Lather onto your hands to activate, it will foam!
  3. Massage onto wet hair.
  4. Rinse well.

Already have a bottle? Top it up with a compostable refill pouch instead.

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For your face:

For a refreshing cleanser that gently restores, our  Powder Based Daily Polisher is a great choice. Containing antioxidant-rich ingredients like vitamin C, New Zealand blackcurrant and kiwifruit, this cleanser works to help nourish and brighten tired skin. Looking to soothe sensitive skin? Our Detox Cleanser & Mask uses charcoal and kaolin to help purify and calm delicate skin, while supporting a radiant complexion.

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For your body

Formulated with nourishing ingredients like coconut and ginger, our  Powder-Based Body Wash is wonderful for supporting a smooth and healthy complexion. Gently working to soften and hydrate skin, this silky-soft formula feels delightful and is a great option for all skin types.

Ready to make a difference to your skin, hair and our planet? Reinvent your clean beauty routine with our great range of waterless beauty products.

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