Moisturiser in a glass jar or a tin?

(35 Posts)
hugoagogo Thu 22-Jul-21 13:41:38

I would really like to change to a moisturiser that isn't packed in plastic.
I tried Pure Chimp banana moisturiser which is lovely, but a bit too greasy for me for under makeup.
White Rabbit was too scented for me, although I love their eye cream.
So can anyone recommend something suitable for dry skin with hardly any smell would be nice, or at least no floral type scent.

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SirenSays Thu 22-Jul-21 14:33:54

Benefit do a lovely moisturiser in a glass jar, but I can't remember if it has a smell

sabrinathemiddleagewitch Thu 22-Jul-21 14:37:24

Face theory

NotMyCat Thu 22-Jul-21 14:39:58

Steam cream
https://www.steamcream.com/original-75ml-cream/?v=79cba1185463

PineappleTart Thu 22-Jul-21 14:50:22

I like face theory

hugoagogo Thu 22-Jul-21 16:52:37

Maybe something a bit more natural...

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PizzaMaHart Thu 22-Jul-21 17:00:23

Have a look at the Edinburgh skincare company. I'm coveting their solid hand cream bars. I think ethique might do a moisturiser bar now too.

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ZaraW Thu 22-Jul-21 17:01:20

I really like Evolve beauty

m.feelunique.com/p/Evolve-Beauty-Daily-Renew-Facial-Cream-30ml

LeanneBrownsLonelyBraincell Thu 22-Jul-21 17:08:57

Antipodes

Chillychili Thu 22-Jul-21 17:22:25

I love it cosmetic confidence in a cream. www.boots.com/it-cosmetics-confidence-in-a-cream-face-cream-10250888
Most of neals yard is in glass jars www.nealsyardremedies.com/skincare/organic-facial-skincare/facial-moisturisers.list

Kjr33 Thu 22-Jul-21 17:25:40

What about recycled/recyclable plastic or is that a no? It’s just that glass is not usually chosen for skincare products because slippy hands+tiled bathroom floor….you get my point! You would be able to widen the net significantly if recycled plastic were included and to cheaper brands. But I don’t know your personal reasoning for wanting less plastic so maybe it won’t work for you.

WorriedWishingWell Thu 22-Jul-21 17:26:54

www.bskincare.co.uk/shop/moisturisers
This comes in a glass jar, with metal lids, and is really nice.

Geamhradh Thu 22-Jul-21 17:27:42

I just got a Lumene moisturizer, glass jar, unscented. Eco friendly Scandi wotsit.
Neal's Yard all come in glass.

TonkaTrucker Thu 22-Jul-21 17:30:09

Face theory, they do unscented

hugoagogo Thu 22-Jul-21 17:44:39

The bskincare looks like a candidate thank you.
I think I have looked at the Edinburgh before, but had forgotten it could work too.
Going to look at ethique too, I already use their conditioner barsgrin

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Imkindreally Thu 22-Jul-21 18:00:39

Have you looked at the Upcircle range

whistlers Thu 22-Jul-21 18:04:15

Beautypie use lots of glass and minimal plastic

SalaciousCrumble Thu 22-Jul-21 18:08:52

Weleda comes in metal tubes. Also the Body Shop do a lot of moisturisers in glass jars too.

tbtf Thu 22-Jul-21 18:22:27

Lucy Bee!

It's such a good range and cruelty free too

SpacePug Thu 22-Jul-21 18:46:29

I like steam cream

StormingNotNorming Thu 22-Jul-21 20:32:10

WorriedWishingWell

www.bskincare.co.uk/shop/moisturisers
This comes in a glass jar, with metal lids, and is really nice.

I second this. I love bskincare stuff.

ISeeTheLight Thu 22-Jul-21 20:35:13

Facetheory is great. UK made, cruelty free, great ingredients, doesn't cost the earth, and have non-scented options. I have very sensitive skin and I love it.

sparklingbrooke Fri 23-Jul-21 00:43:08

I use Sunday Riley Luna which is in a glass jar as my night treatment / moisturiser

AnnunciataZ Fri 23-Jul-21 06:27:16

Glass jars are ok if your moisturiser is a very basic one but if it contains antioxidants or ingredients like vitamin C then it’s not great. Plus there’s the contamination aspect of repeatedly dipping your fingers in.

www.paulaschoice.co.uk/skincare-packaging-matters

BikeRunSki Fri 23-Jul-21 06:35:57

Holland and Barrett have a good range of moisturisers in glass/plastic containers.

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