Even if you may not realize it, a great way to support the environment is to buy makeup products that are organic. Not only are you helping the environment look its best, but you get to look your best too. Eco-friendly cosmetics are infamous for not allowing animal testing and combining natural ingredients in makeup that do not break out your skin. If you have allergies or are looking for a green alternative for a beautiful complexion, you might want to check out the following brands. Look gorgeous and help save the earth simultaneously.
eos is 100% natural Makeup that’s Paraben and Petrolatum Free
Soft lips infused with shea butter, vitamin E, and jojoba oil are just a few organic ingredients that eos implements into their natural lip balm. With a unique egg like shape design and yummy flavors, you have to wonder if saving the environment really leaves you feeling so nice and not to mention your lips smelling nice too. The answer is yes, it does. Feel fantastic and find body lotion and shaving cream by eos as well, to take care and nourish your skin without the added impurities.
Physicians Formula is Packaged in Environmentally Conscious Paper
You may have heard of this brand name but did you know that they also have an organic skin care line available too? Their products contain 100% certified organic ingredients that won’t break out your skin. In fact, these ingredients will only make your complexion glow and look healthy. Plus, Physicians Formula also takes an extra green step and packages their products in environmentally conscious paper instead of plastic compacts.
tarte Cosmetics’ Chic Packaging Reduces Green House Gas Emissions
One of the newest green makeup companies out there, tarte does not cease to impress with their fantastic blend free-radical fighting super fruits, vitamins, minerals and natural fruit and plant extracts that all go into their makeup line. But it doesn’t stop there. Their chic packaging is in fact reducing green house gas emissions as we speak. Mascara in particular is made out of recyclable or post-consumer recycled material. In fact, it’s highly encouraged for you to continue to re-use their pretty packaging to help reduce the on-going environmental waste. This fabulous makeup brand offers tons of beauty products, from blush, to powder, to lip gloss.
Of course there are many other brands that could be covered, but this gives you a good idea about how the fashion world is stepping up and creating a greener tomorrow. Not only are you saving your face from parabens and extra impurities, but you’re helping the environment as well. Start buying organic makeup (it’s the same price, if not cheaper than every other non-organic brands), and watch how your skin and the earth improves.
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