Whether you’re planning a road trip, camping getaway or simply need to have a cleansing option that doesn’t require water and soap, wet wipes can be a great option to turn to. Unfortunately, many of these pre-moistened wipes contribute to excessive landfill waste and anything but eco-friendly. If you’re looking for a more sustainable;e alternative, however, biodegradable wet wipes are the perfect product to fit your needs without harming the planet in the process.
These heavy-duty and ultra-thick wipes are capable of cleansing your face and body when a shower isn’t a feasible option, or for a mid-day refresh when you’re not feeling clean. These shower wipes are ideal for reducing body odor, sweat and dirt without water. Ahead, check out our favorite biodegradable wet wipes that will leave you feeling fresh and clean without compromising our environment.
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1. Alcala Deodorizing Body Wipes
These extra large moist towels include natural ingredients like aloe vera, chamomile, tea tree extract and antibacterial oils. The biodegradable sheets will help you stay clean and also provide your skin with much-needed moisture. You won’t have to worry about this towel ripping in multiple pieces. The disposable towel will break down in 27 days.
2. Stall Mates
Made out of aloe vera, Vitamin E, chamomile, natural fibers and cucumber, this gentle wipe is hypoallergenic and gives you a fresh smell after you clean-up with it. At 8 in. by 6 in., this is one of the largest wipes of its kind. It folds into a 3 in. by 3 in. discreet package. The Stall Mates wipes are flushable, but don’t worry they are still biodegradable.
3. Combat Wipes GAIA | Feminine Hygiene Outdoor Wet Wipes
Made out of viscose and infused with aloe vera, cranberry, calendula and Vitamin E, these wipes are specifically designed for women. In addition to being balanced to a woman’s pH, they are subtle. Even though the wipes might be super lage at 7.1 in. by 8.3 in., the package is small enough to fold into your pocket. To dispose of the wipe, bury it in the dirt or compost it.
4. Care Touch Body Wet Wipes
You can feel confident about using these cleansing wipes on your skin, because they’re formulated with aloe vera. They’re also hypoallergenic and latex free. After opening the package of 80 wipes, you can easily reseal it, so you don’t need to worry about your wipes drying out. You can even put a single wipe in the microwave, if you want to mimic a hot shower wipe down.
5. Ursa Major Essential Face Wipes
This face wipe was designed to work with any skin type, ranging from sensitive to oily. These wipes don’t cleanse though, they also exfoliate, hydrate and soothe. They’re made from aloe vera, birch sap, willow bark and sugarcane, and they smell slightly of lavender, fir and orange. The wipes are a perfect gym companion if you’re looking for a quick face wash before meeting up with friends.
6. Epic Wipes
Epic says that its wipes are eight times larger than the standard wipe, so you’ll be able to get a lot out of this wipe. The lightweight, individually packaged wipes are easy to pack in a bag or backpack. Unlike other wipes, this one, made out of bamboo viscose and eucalyptus essential oil, doesn’t leave behind any soapy residue and reduces odor.