The world we live, breathe, eat, and sleep in is filled with toxins. Because of environmental damage and climate problems, more and more people are becoming socially responsible and aware about consuming products and what they put in and on their bodies, including natural and organic makeup. From food to cosmetics, a lot of people are moving to greener, more environmentally-friendly alternatives.
Natural and Organic Makeup Movement
As we search for more alternatives that are better for both humans and the environment that keeps us alive, more people are joining the natural and organic makeup movement. These people encourage the use of makeup that is sourced from natural materials and do not contain any synthetic ingredients that may be bad for both one’s skin and the environment. We’ve counted down some of the most interesting natural and organic makeup for every budget imaginable, so you don’t have an excuse that’s it’s too expensive to go organic or natural. Here are our picks.
Ilia Beauty True Skin Serum Foundation
Ilia Beauty is one of the most renowned brands in the vegan and cruelty-free makeup industry. Each Ilia product is created with an ethical-sustainable approach to ensure that every product is safe for both you and the environment. True Skin Serum Foundation contains Aloe Leaf, Rosehip, Jojoba, and Marula oils that work together to soothe irritated skin and create a luminous appearance. Try it for $54 at Revolve.
Mineral Fusion Pressed Powder Foundation
For those who prefer a pressed powder type of foundation, Mineral Fusion provides an all-natural version that is lightweight and highly pigmented. Environment-conscious folks would be glad to know that the brand is committed to designing and creating skincare products that are free free of gluten, parabens, talc, artificial colors, synthetic fragrances, SLS, and phthalates. The brand is also cruelty-free and sources their packaging with sustainability in mind. Get your pressed powder foundation for $32.99 at Dermstore.
Estelle & Thild Biomineral Volume Mascara
Volumize your lovely lashes without the clumpy, synthetic materials of generic mascaras, with Estelle & Thild’s Biomineral Volume Mascara. This contains a combination of Carnauba Wax, Acacia Gum and Shea Butter that works together to fully condition lashes and create more volume. This certified organic mascara is available at Net-a-Porter for $30.
Jillian Dempsey Lid Tint Satin Eye Shadow
For those who are willing to shell out a little more for a single eyeshadow color, consider the Jillian Dempsey Lid Tint Satin Eye Shadow that is created with a blend of organic and naturally-derived ingredients, including organic Sunflower Oil, Coconut Oil, and Shea Butter. Hollywood makeup artist Jillian Dempsey’s name is now synonymous to the brand of makeup that is made of organic and naturally-derived ingredients. Get this for $28 at Revolve.
Kjaer Weis The Essential Duo No. 1 Copenhagen
Kjaer Weis has been known as a luxurious brand of organic makeup that offers amazing shades and colors. This Essential Duo features creaseless Cloud Nine eyeshadow (with a pearl ivory tone) made of Honeysuckle extract for antibacterial properties and Gardenia Florida Extracts antioxidant benefits, paired with the Lip Tint (in natural berry-toned Passionate) that contains shea butter and jojoba seed oil. Get this for $80 at Revolve.
Burt’s Bees Nourishing Eyeliner in Midnight Gray
For an eyeliner that’s gorgeous on the eyes and easy on the pocket, grab this one from Burt’s Bees. It’s created with Jojoba, Mango and responsibly sourced Meadowfoam Seed Oils that help nourish skin, packed in a responsibly sourced pencil made of cedar wood. Those with sensitive skin can worry no more, as this formula does not contain any parabens, phthalates, SLS, petrolatum or synthetic fragrances. Available at Ulta for $9.99.
Antonym Organic Baked Blush Powder
Nothing is quite as chic as the packaging of the Antonym Organic Baked Blush Powder that comes in a gorgeous, eco-friendly bamboo packaging and has a marble finish to the powder. Each swirl is unique because these color pigments are added just before the powder is baked, creating a very elegant marble-like effect. The best part? All of it is 100% cruelty-free and certified organic. Available at Revolve for $36.
Westman Atelier Women’s Baby Cheeks Blush Stick
For those who want a luxurious flush on their skin, the Westman Atelier Women’s Baby Cheeks Blush Stick has nothing but the best skin-improving ingredients. Such include Organic jojoba oil, China clay, and Berry flux vita. It also features a Biomimicry technology that protects the skin from harmful external elements and keeps skin hydrated. This blush tony is called Petal and is available at Barneys New York for $50.
The Brides Lipstick by ILIA
This chic pink tan tone called The Brides by ILIA is perfect for every day makeup. Not only is it safe for your skin, but it also contains a perfect blend of natural oils to keep your lips moisturized throughout the day. Get yours at Smallflower for $26.
SKIN & TONIC Rose Mist
We love this multipurpose rose mist that can be used to cool and hydrate your face or set your makeup. It contains the simplest organic ingredients like rose flower water, glycerin, radish root ferment, filtrate, and aloe leaf juice powder. 96% organic and available at Wolf & Badger for $25.
With the wide range of natural and organic makeup in the beauty market today, it’s no longer a challenge to find on that fits your budget. Keep this list handy for future reference and don’t forget to share your favorite natural and organic makeup products in the comments section below.
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