10 Best Eco-Friendly Cosmetics
Put your best face forward with the gentlest of ingredients.
To celebrate Earth Month, this article is the fourth in a series of six eco-friendly pieces that will be running in BettyConfidential.
When you think of eco-friendly or organic cosmetics, do you think of smelly products that don’t last or look good? Those days have changed! Josie Maran, a model turned actress, created a line of chic eco-friendly cosmetics that has garnered a lot of celeb love! Courteney Cox , known for her luminoud skin, is one of 8 celebs who’ve just designed co-friendly lipsticks for Cargo Cosmetics Planet Love collection. Courtney’s is CeCe. In honor of Earth Month, we’ve found some great eco-friendly makeup finds that we just had to share!
1. NVEY Organic Crème Deluxe foundation ($58, Sephora.com). A harmonious blend of safflower, jojoba and castor oil makes this foundation smooth, creamy yet deliciously full-coverage. The foundation is free from parabens, sulfates and the other usual suspects synthetics.
2. Alison Raffaele’s true concealer ($23, allisonrafaelle.com). Your raccoon eyes are officially history. This powerful concealer is talc and paraben free and does its job beautifully with three antioxidants in its creamy formula. There’s a shade for every skin tone; it dries down beautifully to a powder-like finish.
3. Josie Maran pressed powder ($30, josiemaran.com). Josie Maran – model turned actress turned eco-entrepreneur. Her natural line of skin care and cosmetics has earned raves since it first appeared. Her pressed powder was created to work with all complexions- it’s sheer and will lightly set your cosmetics. The formula is paraben and fragrance -free. And the compact is made from bio-degradable ingredients.
4. Shimmer waves eye shadow ($22, thebodyshop-usa.com). Made with Community Trade marual oil from Namibia, this quad will repair skin’s moisture barrier while making your eyes stand out in a good way.