Proverb Skin moves to eco-friendly packaging with compostable paper pouches

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Proverb Skin’s skincare trial samples are now available in paper home compostable sachets, a world first, according to the company. In addition, their best selling Cleanse & Shave Nutrient Mud and Energising Facial Scrub now have new aluminium packaging.

Layers of paper and biofilm

According to the brand, the process of filling a liquid serum into paper pouches was a mammoth ordeal that required a two year-long testing process.

The pouches are composed of layers of paper and biofilm from wood pulp cellulose ensuring they are 100% plastic-free. They are designed to home compost at ambient temperatures back into the water, CO2 and biomass without having any ecotoxicity for the soil.

To date, nobody has held an emulsion in a paper-based pouch that will home compost,” claims the Proverb Skin….”

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