Saving the world, one mascara at a time.

Meet Izzy, the world’s first zero waste mascara. Izzy is taking big steps to reduce plastic waste with a prestige mascara that is 100% reusable, 100% recyclable, 100% certified CarbonNeutral®, and 100% gorgeous.


Zero Waste Really
Means Zero Waste

Izzy mascara comes with no outer packaging, and is shipped in reusable mailers manufactured from upcycled materials.

Our medical-grade, American-made stainless steel tubes are designed to be cleaned and refilled over 10,000 times, so you never have to throw away another mascara for the rest of your life.

The tubes contain zero plastic components, while the plastic wipers and brushes are reground and recycled at our facility–resulting in a mascara that uses 94% less plastic than the leading brands.

Even the water from our patent-pending antibacterial cleansing process is reused, rather than dumped into the ocean.

All of our manufacturing takes place within a 400-mile radius, which means that our carbon emissions from transportation alone are exponentially lower than those of any other beauty brand. Compared to the industry standard, our mascara has a 78% smaller carbon footprint after 25 refills. The more our mascaras are reused, the smaller our relative carbon footprint becomes over time.

Thanks to our breakthrough membership model for replenishment, we can incentivize reuse and generate zero waste from start to finish.


Izzy is clean

Not only is our prestige mascara formulated by the same filler that currently services some of the world’s leading mascara brands, but it is clean, vegan-friendly, cruelty-free, certified organic by the FDA, and free of gluten, GMOs, alcohol, oil, parabens, phthalates, silicone and talc.


Izzy gives back

Izzy is passionate about leaving the world a better place than we found it. That’s why we donate a portion of the proceeds from every Izzy purchase to three foundations that inspire us: the National Forest Foundation, Her Justice, and Pencils of Promise. Izzy members who participate in our loyalty program have the option of donating their points to one of these three organizations.

Zero
Carbon

The National Forest Foundation leads forest conservation efforts—including broadscale tree-planting initiatives—in the U.S., and promotes responsible recreation.

Zero Legal Barriers
for Women

Her Justice pairs thousands of well-trained pro bono attorneys with New York City women living in poverty who have legal needs in the areas of family, matrimonial and immigration law.

Zero Children Without Access to Education

Pencils of Promise creates schools, programs and global communities in the developing world around the common goal of education for all.


How It Works

Choose Your Option

We offer three purchase options so you can choose the one that’s right for you. All options come with a three-month supply of our volume-boosting zero waste mascara, while the quarterly and annual Zero Waste memberships include refills. You can always add refills to your one-time purchase, and you can change or cancel your membership at any time.

Get Your Izzy

After picking your plan, you’ll receive your Izzy in a reusable mailer. A scannable QR code on the mailer will take you to the Izzy website, where you can easily access information about our mascara, memberships and zero waste policy.

Send It Back

If you’ve purchased a membership, you’ll receive a sterilized and refilled mascara every three months with a prepaid reusable return mailer for your empty Izzy.


Meet Our Founder

Shannon Goldberg
Founder + Chief Zero Waste Officer

After having accrued over 15 years of dedicated beauty experience in marketing, innovation and product development, Shannon Goldberg founded Izzy with the goal of creating a zero waste beauty brand that would contribute to a brighter future for her nine-year-old daughter, Emm. “As a Millennial mom, I wanted to provide my daughter with truly sustainable beauty options,” explains Shannon, “ones that would go beyond the standards of the current clean movement.”


What Izzy Is (and Isn’t)

Cruelty-Free /

Vegan-Friendly

Never tested on animals. 
No animal products in our formula or components.

Zero Waste

No disposable packaging, shipping materials or components.

Gluten-Free

No gluten in our formula.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

All components are 100% reusable and recyclable. 94% less plastic than the leading mascara brands, and all plastic components are reground and recycled at our facility.

Ethical Sourcing

All ingredients in our formula are ethically sourced, and all our manufacturing is slave-free.

Small Carbon Footprint

A certified CarbonNeutral® product with a 78% smaller carbon footprint
after 25 refills compared to the industry standard. The more our mascaras are reused, the smaller our relative carbon footprint becomes over time.

Sustainable Business

We incorporate sustainability into all business decisions and operations, and offer an eco-friendly, reusable product that replaces the demand for non-green mascaras.

Eco-Friendly Packaging

With no outer packaging, we’re as eco-friendly as it gets.

Hygienic

Replacing your mascara every three months helps combat dryness, redness and irritation from bacterial buildup or environmental stressors like wildfire smoke and pollution. It also prevents the formula from drying out and becoming flaky.


1. https://www.zerowasteweek.co.uk
2. http://www3.weforum.org/docs/WEF_The_New_Plastics_Economy
3. https://www.epa.gov/facts-and-figures-about-materials-waste-and-recycling/containers-and-packaging-product-specific-data