13 refillable beauty products to shop on Earth Day (or any day): Amika, Glossier & more

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These are some of the best refillable beauty products you can buy to cut down on waste.
These are some of the best refillable beauty products you can buy to cut down on waste.

Love your beauty routine but hate the waste? The wellness and cosmetics industry is changing, and there's a new greener buying option on the menu that's not just for small, independent brands anymore.

Big-name companies like Dove, Amika, Tata Harper and more have revamped some of their products with the environment in mind, offering their best buys as refillable options. Instead of throwing out each jar or bottle, you can refill them by buying product in bulk or in smaller, eco-conscious packaging.

Celebrate Earth Day by shopping some of the best refillable products on the market, from deodorant to shampoo and high-end face creams.

Amika Shampoo and Conditioner Refill Pouches

Amika Shampoo and Conditioner Refill Pouches (Photo via Amika)
Amika Shampoo and Conditioner Refill Pouches (Photo via Amika)

Easily one of the best shampoos on the market, the Amika Normcore Shampoo and Conditioner are sulfate-free, hydrating and helps infuse the hair and scalp with omega-7-rich sea buckthorn for soft, silky, bouncy hair. Now, you can refill your 236mL bottle with their 500mL refillable pouches, which can be purchased at Sephora. Pair their super hydrating hair products with their brand-new Double Agent 2-in-1 Straightening Blow Dryer for a salon-quality blow out.

$58 at Amika

Dove Coconut & Pink Jasmine Refillable Deodorant Starter Kit

Dove Coconut & Pink Jasmine Refillable Deodorant Starter Kit (Photo via Amazon)
Dove Coconut & Pink Jasmine Refillable Deodorant Starter Kit (Photo via Amazon)

Stop throwing away plastic deodorant packaging and join the refillable revolution. this Dove deodorant is designed to be purchased once and refilled for life with their stainless-steel case. This is a 0% aluminum deodorant that contains moisturizers, a refreshing coconut and pink jasmine scent, and boasts 48-hour protection.

$20 at Amazon

Tata Harper Water-Lock Moisturizer with Skin-Smoothing Peptides Refill

Tata Harper Water-Lock Moisturizer with Skin-Smoothing Peptides Refill (Photo via Sephora)
Tata Harper Water-Lock Moisturizer with Skin-Smoothing Peptides Refill (Photo via Sephora)

Vegan, cruelty-free and gluten-free, this lightweight lotion helps combat dryness, dullness and uneven skin tone — all while saving the environment. Reuse your original jar, pump and cap, and refill it with this pod.

$83 at Sephora

Charlotte Tilbury Hot Lips Lipstick Refills

Charlotte Tilbury Hot Lips Lipstick Refills (Photo via Sephora)
Charlotte Tilbury Hot Lips Lipstick Refills (Photo via Sephora)

Love your Charlotte Tilbury lippies, but don't love the waste? The beauty icon launched refillable shades from her Hot Lips 2 collection.

$29 at Sephora

Glossier Monochromes Refillable Eyeshadow Trio

Glossier Monochromes Refillable Eyeshadow Trio (Photo via Glossier)
Glossier Monochromes Refillable Eyeshadow Trio (Photo via Glossier)

Purchase this tin eyeshadow trio compact and refill it when you're ready. The compact features three buildable finishes — matte, satin and metallic — that can be used all together or separately.

$29 at Glossier

Kiehl's Bath and Shower Liquid Body Cleanser Refill Pouch

Kiehl's Bath and Shower Liquid Body Cleanser Refill Pouch (Photo via Kiehl's)
Kiehl's Bath and Shower Liquid Body Cleanser Refill Pouch (Photo via Kiehl's)

Enjoy this gentle and refreshing foaming body wash for bath or shower, while giving back to the environment. Purchase a 1L pouch and refill your Kiehl's containers at home.

$58 at Kiehl's

Fenty Beauty Invisimatte Blotting Paper Refill

Fenty Beauty Invisimatte Blotting Paper Refill (Photo via Sephora)
Fenty Beauty Invisimatte Blotting Paper Refill (Photo via Sephora)

Stock up on your favourite blotting papers without wasting packaging. Purchase the Fenty Beauty blotting paper compact and refill it on your own. These papers, made from natural botanical fibres, lift oil from the face without ruining makeup.

$13.50 at Sephora

L'Occitane Almond Milk Concentrate Refill

L'Occitane Almond Milk Concentrate Refill (Photo via L'Occitane)
L'Occitane Almond Milk Concentrate Refill (Photo via L'Occitane)

This made-in-France best-selling lotion by L'Occitane is a must-have all year. It promises 48-hour hydration, and visibly smoother, more elastic skin. And now you can refill that jar you've been meaning to recycle with their Almond Mild Concentrate refill pouch. Fun fact: You canbring any of your used beauty and skin care product packaging to a participating L'Occitane boutique and have it recycled by TerraCycle.

$56 at L'Occitane

Milk Makeup Sunshine Skin Tint Clean Foundation Refill Cartridge

Milk Makeup Sunshine Skin Tint Clean Foundation Refill Cartridge (Photo via Sephora)
Milk Makeup Sunshine Skin Tint Clean Foundation Refill Cartridge (Photo via Sephora)

This light coverage, natural finish and ultra-hydrating liquid foundation by Milk Makeup now comes in a refill cartridge. It's silicone-free and uses natural oils for a dewy finish perfect for summer.

$43 at Sephora

Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant Exfoliator Refill Pack

Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant Exfoliator Refill Pack (Photo via Sephora)
Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant Exfoliator Refill Pack (Photo via Sephora)

Refill your favourite daily exfoliant by Dermalogica with their refill pack that contains the same amount of product, but in an eco-friendly pouch — a 92% reduction in plastic. This product help reduce visibility of pores, dullness and uneven skin texture.

$74 at Sephora

Kjaer Weis Cream Foundation Refill

Kjaer Weis Cream Foundation (Photo via The Detox Market)
Kjaer Weis Cream Foundation (Photo via The Detox Market)

The brand's bold metal compacts were designed to be reused and refilled. This cream foundation has incredible reviews, with shoppers saying it has "amazing coverage" and is "moisturizing, weightless and long-lasting." Purchase a compact with the case, and then buy paper-thin refills later on.

$62 at The Detox Market

Wildcraft Balance Toner

Balance Toner (Photo via Wildcraft)
Balance Toner (Photo via Wildcraft)

Support a small Canadian business that prioritizes natural ingredients and the environment. Wildcraft customers can go to participating retail locations across Canada and get refills on some of the brand's signature products, like this refreshing geranium and orange blossom facial toner that leaves the skin feeling dewy and fresh. This versatile product can be used with a cotton pad to remove excess makeup and dirt, or spritzed on to calm and prep the skin.

$27 at Wildcraft

Crawford Street Lavender & Chamomile Body Lotion

Lavender & Chamomile Body Lotion (Photo via Crawford Street)
Lavender & Chamomile Body Lotion (Photo via Crawford Street)

$24 at Crawford Street

This silky, refreshing lotion will transport you to a summer day in the south of France. Purchase an original bottle of it and, when you're finished, buy a refill bottle at a discounted price and use your original pump.

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