Safe and Natural Makeup Must Haves
Published Nov 23, 2011
Have you ever thought about the ingredients that go into your mascara, blush, or eye liner and whether they're good for you? When you use a product every day—sometimes more than once!—it makes sense to choose something that's healthy for your body and good for the environment. The natural and organic movement has grown exponentially in the past few years, with products that give excellent results and look pretty on your dresser becoming widely available and much more affordable. Here are our Top 3.
It glides on easily, is a breeze to smudge out, and contains organic jojoba oil, cocoa butter, and shea butter so you're putting beautiful ingredients onto the most sensitive part of your body—your eyes. We love the Absolutely Brown shade for every day.
This lip gloss is more like a tint, as the color is highly pigmented and comes in a variety of beautiful shades. It’s also packed with antioxidants such as acai and rose hip, and organic fruits and vegetables, which is welcome in a product you inevitably will lick off!
Although some eco-friendly mascaras seem dry, this formula is light and creamy and doesn't clump. It's free of parabens and synthetic fragrance, and the Amazonian clay moisturizes, hydrates, and repairs dry, brittle lashes.