Good morning,

Please find attached a media release regarding Beauty and the Bees – a Tasmanian eco-friendly business who has been recognised as a global leader of the zero-waste cosmetics industry by billionaire Warren Buffett’s media company, Business Wire.

Emily Dunn

PR and Marketing Officer 

Beauty and the Bees online



Retail store:

Galleria Salamanca – 2/31-33, Salamanca Place, Hobart, Tasmania 7000

Ph: 03 6236 9977


4/59-63 Chapel StGlenorchy, Tasmania 7010

ph: 03 6274 1955


Tasmanian business, Beauty and the Bees, has been recognised as a global leader in the zero-waste cosmetic market, thanks to their popular eco-friendly shampoo bars.


In a new report published by billionaire investor Warren Buffet’s Business Wire, the global zero-waste shampoo market is expected to reach $US493 million by 2023, with Beauty and the Bees listed as one the top ten makers of shampoo bars in the world.


Beauty and the Bees Founder, Jill Saunders, said zero-waste products, such as shampoo bars, were fast becoming the ‘in’ product for 2019, as more people ban single-use plastic in their households.


“Something has shifted in the mindset of consumers and more people are starting to make eco-conscious decisions about their buying choices, including what their beauty products are made of, and what packaging they come in,” Jill said.


“This report is great news for Beauty and the Bees – we have been creating eco-friendly products for 25 years and it is great that the world has finally caught up!


“It is estimated that a garbage truck’s worth of plastic is dumped in our oceans every minute, yet there are no commercial shampoo or conditioner products available in supermarkets or chemists that don’t come in plastic, which is why people are starting to look elsewhere for eco-friendly alternatives.


“At Beauty and the Bees, we make 100% natural, zero-waste, plastic-free soap, shampoo and conditioner bars using locally-sourced ingredients.”


The use of liquid soaps and plastic in bathroom products are the latest items to come under scrutiny as environmental experts estimate that upwards of 9 million tons of plastic enters the ocean annually.


For 25 years, Jill and the team at Beauty and the Bees have proudly maintained their eco-friendly ethos, making all their hair and skin care products from scratch, using locally-sourced natural ingredients, packaged in reusable, plastic-free materials.


“Thanks to the ‘eco-trend’ our shampoo bars are now our best sellers!” Jill said.


“The world has a long way to go, but we are proud to be a driving-force behind the eco-friendly revolution, offering natural alternatives that really work.”


According to Business Wire, the global zero-waste cosmetic industry was estimated to be worth $US150 million in 2017, and is expected to grow by 22% annually over the next 5 years.


About Beauty and the Bees:


Since 1993, Beauty and the Bees Tasmania has been making 100% natural skin and hair care products, championing Tasmanian Leatherwood Honey and Beeswax.


Beauty and the Bees has proudly kept the skin and hair of eco-conscious people healthy, vibrant and youthful for over 25 years.

To find out more about the Beauty and the Bees philosophy, visit their website: