Four Ways to Reuse Tailor Blue Glass

At Tailor, we strive to be eco-conscious and sustainable, and we want to inspire our #tailortribe to be the same.

Before we get into it, some helpful hints - for gems with a sticker, simply soak the container in some warm water with dishwashing liquid. Once the glue has softened, peel or scrape off.

Turn packaging into vases

We think the blue bottles are pretty cute! Use them to display some beautiful flowers or greenery. Dried flowers work well – simply style and admire from afar.

Reuse as jewellery storage

Reuse old Gold Dust and other skincare containers to store your favourite jewels and earrings. It’s also perfect for bobby pins, hair clips and other trinkets.

DIY Blue Glass Jewellery Storage

Refill your old packaging

Refilling containers is an easy sustainability hack. For Tailor lovers, Oil Cleanse, Renew and Moisture can be refilled with our compostable refills.

If you’re not needing a skincare top up, try making a DIY lavender linen spray for a dreamy nights sleep.

DIY Lavender Linen Spray

This recipe makes around 250ml of linen spray, so make sure you have a couple of empty bottles handy. 

~ 24 drops of lavender essential oil
~ 1 tbsp vodka (rubbing alcohol works too)
~ 1 Cup Filtered water

Start by adding essential oils and vodka, swirl to combine. After fifteen minutes, add water until nearly full. Test the recipe – if needed, add more essential oil. Transfer to Tailor bottle and cap with spray trigger.

Create your own DIY solid perfume

Go retro and store a solid perfume in a Gold Dust or Glow Pot (OG Tailor lovers, you might have one off these!)

DIY Solid Perfume

This recipe makes around 15mls.

2 tsp candelilla wax
~ 2 tsp jojoba oil
~ 40 drops essential oil(s) of your choice

Create a water bath and bring to a simmer. Place candelilla wax in a small metal or heatproof glass bowl. Heat and stir until the wax has melted. 
Mix in the jojoba oil and stir well, before adding the essential oils.

As the perfume matures, the scent intensifies. To apply, rub a clean finger across the solid perfume and apply to wrists. Perfume will keep for 12 months. 

Get creative, there are lots of ideas on Pinterest for how to repurpose skincare containers. If you give this a go, make sure you show us!
Have fun + tag @tailorskincare in your creations.


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