Bali- an Indonesian island is a favorite tourist destination known for its outstandingly beautiful, immensely spectacular coastal landscapes with quaint, centuries-old magnificent temples, abounds natural beauty and blissful climate, relaxed atmosphere and Balinese food.
Bali is much more than great weather, pristine beaches, local flair, flower power, great cuisine, pampering resorts, lively festivals, and warm hospitality. Yes, Bali is shoppers paradise for sustainable brands.
You can rejoice in the best shopping experiences at Bali, where you can find stores for beauty and skincare products to unique homewares, antiques, delicately carved jewelry, wooden sculptures, and woven and dyed fabrics. Here are a few sustainable stores where our eco-warriors and Lohas can go binge shopping!
Sensatia Botanicals is a feel-good company founded in the year 2000 in the small, quiet fishing village of Jasri, Karangasem on the east coast of Bali. It is an Indonesian beauty care brand dedicated to offering naturally effective products. Made in Bali, with globally sourced ingredients, all Sensatia Botanicals products are cruelty-free, free of parabens, palm oil, synthetic dyes, and artificial fragrances.
2.Threads of Life
Threads of Life is a Fair trade gallery in Bali that works directly with over 1000 weavers on 12 islands across Indonesia, utilizing culture and conservation to alleviate poverty. They commission heirloom-quality textiles and baskets made with natural dyes and help weavers form independent cooperatives and manage their resources sustainably. Looking for some workshops too? This is the place to be!
SURFYOGIS– The All Natural, All Day, All Good Surf-screen Zinc. 3 surfers came together to the island of Gods- Bali, to create a surf-screen to keep safe from the spicy tropical sun. They used a magical combination of cacao, coconut, beeswax, vanilla bean, coffee extract, castor oil, and zinc oxide. It’s so natural you can eat it – TASTE THE DIFFERENCE.
Lulu Yasmine is a fashion label handmade in Bali, focusing on delivering unique products and empowering the local community. They use natural fabric but not so natural dyeing that is because they have to deal with what’s available on the market and they do not have the latest eco-technology in Bali. They hope to produce fully sustainable products in the near future but for now, they deliver very high-quality standards products.
eleven44 produces quality long lasting minimalist basics for men and women made only from organic cotton or sustainable textiles. They work with cottage industry in Bali to create slow fashion produced in small batches made by hand, using fair trade. Textile waste is managed by donating to the home industry that makes floor mats and also cleaning rags. They also create stunning statement heirloom jewelry using recycled metals.
6.Utama Spice i
Utama Spice is a traditional skincare company based in Ubud, Bali. They focus on applying ancient Balinese herbal knowledge to create products. They do this by using only 100% pure natural ingredients, from picking the ingredients for our teas to mixing our own bases. The end result is a product so fresh and natural you will want to eat it, and why shouldn’t you? They also have refill dispenser in their Canggu shop, where you can bring your own bottles and fill it with soap, shampoo, and household soap.
Ananda Soul endeavors to create a brand that promotes conscious consumerism and remind people to slow down, to care and to witness the magic-in-the-moment. We only have this one planet to call home – there is no Planet B and that is enough inspiration to live sustainably! Their spectacular jewelry is made from sustainable, recycled metals such as recycled silver and recycled brass. Each purchase funds the tuition for underprivileged children in Bali and empowers mothers of street children and their families to live off the streets.