Vera-Bee was created by us, Colette and Charlie, two sisters from West Sussex. Passionate about going plastic free and using natural products free from chemicals, we’ve hunted high and low to find products that are truly kind to the planet.
We understand how difficult it is to make the right choices and find the source of the materials used, without being green-washed. After testing products and falling in love with our alternatives, Vera-Bee was born! We want to take the hard work out of finding natural, sustainable, plastic-free and cruelty-free alternatives to everyday products (as well as some gorgeous homewares that we just couldn’t resist – all plastic-free, sustainable & natural of course!).
All of our products at Vera-Bee are cruelty free and we plant trees with your orders through our partner One Tree Planted. We think that small changes can add up to a big difference and we fully believe that it is not about a handful of people doing zero waste perfectly – it’s about millions of people doing it imperfectly. Together, we can make a real difference.
Our name Vera-Bee comes from our beautiful Mummy who sadly passed away from ovarian cancer in 2015. We wanted to honour her memory in our business. ‘Vera’ being her name and ‘Bee’ because she loved bumble bees. She passed on her love of them to us, taught us not to be scared of them, and to show them some respect for the vital work they do for our planet.
We work with like-minded suppliers and hand pick and source all our products through extensive research, finding those that are the kindest to you and our environment. All our suppliers have a love and passion for what they do, and we think this shines through in their beautiful products.
Moving to our sustainably sourced and plastic free products, you’ll never look back. We believe in being part of the solution. You won’t find any plastic in our packaging even our tape to secure parcels is made from paper and fully recyclable and we re-use packaging received from our suppliers who we work with to ensure deliveries are plastic-free to us.
The Vera-Bee Collection includes cruelty-free and vegan friendly, natural skincare, body care and haircare, as well as plastic-free bathroom, kitchen and homeware alternatives.
We stock handmade produce bags, jute bags and baskets together with a beautiful range of organic vegan clothing and vintage thrift treasures (vintage thrifts coming soon!).
So, whether you are already well on your way to living a more sustainable life or you are just taking the first few steps, we are here to make that journey a little easier.