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Henry Wesson - Co-founder of Brother Earth. Zero-waste personal care brand for men

Season 5, Ep. 3

My guest on the podcast this week is Henry Wesson, one of the co-founders of zero-waste personal care brand Brother Earth. The brand set out to create a range of plastic-free, high quality bathroom products that fit the needs of active men. There’s a conditioning shampoo bar, a face and body bar - both of which come in an ‘indestructible tin’. Perfect for the shower, or to easily carry in a wash bag for the gym or on your travels. Then there’s a deodorant that comes in a cardboard tube and an eco-friendly, natural toothpaste in a fully recyclable aluminium tube .


Henry and his two other co-founders Andy and Nick are active, outdoors guys, who were seeing the effects of plastic pollution when they were out running, hiking, surfing and biking. Brother Earth is their solution to the problem and it was fascinating to hear more from Henry about the issues and the practical steps they took - and we can take to reduce our use of plastics. The brand launched on Kickstarter this summer and is now available via their website. 


These were the items Henry uses in his morning and evening routines:


Brother Earth - Shampoo/conditioner bar

Brother Earth - Face & body bar

Brother Earth - Toothpaste

Brother Earth - Deodorant 

https://brotherearth.co/products/the-complete-bathroom-set


Leaf Razor - https://agentshave.co.uk/leaf-shave/


Lifejacket SPF Sun Gel - 

https://lifejacketskin.com/products/spf-50-sun-gel?variant=44454377783602


E45 Moisturiser - https://www.boots.com/e45-moisturising-body-lotion-pump-500ml-10000677


Acqua di Parma - Colonia Bath & Shower Gel 

https://www.escentual.com/acqua-di-parma/colonia/parma-colonia06/



You can find Brother Earth on Instagram here: 

https://www.instagram.com/brotherearthco/


You can find them online:

https://brotherearth.co/


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Special thanks to: Anders Sundberg for sound mixing and production, Andy Goff @goff_andy for the artwork and Andy Gilbert (ATRX) @andygilbert_atrx for the theme music.

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