It's Time To Be Conscious

A Guide For The Sustainable Shopper
January 26, 2021
January 27, 2021
What We Considered

✓   Responsible Materials

✓   Clean Ingredients

✓   Reducing Waste

Our Picks

✓   HETIME - Most calming ingredients

✓   MANTRA - Made with sustainable fabrics

✓   Nacre - Responsible Sourcing of materials

Let’s talk more about our Verticale Values shall we? When it comes to the environment, we can make the conscious choice to shop products that begin with good, clean ingredients and responsible materials. Whether brands are opting to find the power of superfoods or looking for smaller manufacturers that make sure their practices meet beyond good measure. Investing your money in the brands that do it right will make all of the impact for a more sustainable future.

HETIME

HETIME activates the power of clean ingredients to deliver a new kind of pastime. Guys (and gals of course), refresh your skin with Moringa Leaf Extract, Cedarwood Oil, and Baobab Tree Oil as the key activating ingredients for glowing skin. What we love most is that you can have any skin type, and spending 20 minutes with one of these on will instantly hydrate and renew— not to mention give you some time to relax and decompress.

The Facts

✓   Renewing or Anti-Aging

✓   Made with a man’s face in mind

✓   Affordable pricing

Brand Standards

✓  Clean Ingredients

MANTRA

When we talk about MANTRA, we have to talk Responsible Materials. This one is for the man in your life that is still looking for days to hit the green. MANTRA makes all of their shirts using repurposed materials instead of the conventional polyester sports blend. They’re even cutting down their carbon footprint by producing all of their clothing in California— get ready for golfers to geek about these polos.

The Facts

✓   All production is in California

✓   Made from repurposed materials

✓   True to size fit

Brand Standards

✓  Responsible Materials

MASAMI

Using Mekabu, apricot and coconut oil as the base, (aka clean ingredients) MASAMI will transform your hair within the first two washes. What we love is the lightweight formula is free of any harmful chemicals and is safe for all hair types. The refreshing clean scent will remind you of time spent by the water and leave your hair shiny and bouncy without needing to overuse any products.

The Facts

✓   Uses Japanese botanicals

✓   Vegan & Cruelty-Free

✓   Help to preserve Japan’s ocean ecosystem

Brand Standards

✓  Clean Ingredients

Nacre

Nacre creates timeless pieces for your wrist that pay homage to classic watch design with a 21st century mindset by responsibly sourcing all of their materials. Their family business sources all of their rawhides from a small family tannery in Florence that only uses vegetable tanning processes— which also helps foster work and business in small towns. Not to mention, this process also gives your watch personalized character the longer you wear it.

The Facts

✓   Locally made in Brooklyn

✓   Donates 10% of profits to charity

✓   Affordable pricing

Brand Standards

✓   Responsible Materials

Onekind

Onekind believes that skin care should be accessible to all. That’s why they use clean and real ingredients to help restore the skin. They listen to what the customer has to say and work to find superfoods and antioxidants like ashwagandha and carrot seed oil that will answer all of our face qualms. The gentle formulas work on every skin type providing balance and effectively unclogging pores and eliminating fine lines.

The Facts

✓   For all skin types 

✓   Good for acne

✓   Anti-aging products

Brand Standards

✓  Clean Ingredients

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