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From Viewer-Named Perfumes to Fair Trade Hygienic Goods

By: Tiana Reid - Published: Feb 25, 2013
These ethical fragrance products are among the hundreds of scents that infiltrate the market each year. Just think of all the Kardashian and Paris Hilton scents. But the question here, when it comes to social businesses, becomes whether or not perfumes can ever be "green." "Overall, scents have a heavy footprint: they're petro-chemical based, made in an energy-guzzling process and produce waste emissions," writes Lucy Siegal for the Guardian.

From viewer-named scents and aromatherapy candles to fair trade hygienic goods and luxury organic beauty markets, these ethical fragrance products come from social businesses who are committed to the triple bottom line -- profit, people and the planet -- or the three Ps as it has come to be known.