If you’re striving for fewer chemicals in your home and personal care products, you might be wondering about your favorite cosmetics. Thanks to the popularity of mineral makeup and the realization that synthetics and preservatives aren’t necessarily essential, it’s never been easier to green your beauty routine. From pure mineral foundations to toluene and formaldehyde-free nail polish, going natural with your regimen is a breeze.
Many of us rely on foundation to even out skin tone and hide minor imperfections, but do you really know what you’re putting on your skin? You can be sure that Jane Iredale PurePressed Base Pressed Mineral Powder SPF 20 is just that – pure minerals. Providing SPF20 UVA/UVB coverage, it can be used as sunscreen as well as foundation and concealer. If you prefer liquid foundation over powder, Jane Iredale Liquid Minerals - Satin gives you lightweight coverage plus skin moisturizing ingredients such as Hyaluronic Acid. Want a little touch of color on your cheeks? Try Jane Iredale In Touch Cream Blush. This creamy blush stick provides a soft, natural glow and can also be used on the lips.
Eyes and lips
Eye makeup is a fun and easy way to express yourself and change your look as the mood strikes. Eye shadow in particular can take you from subtle to all-out glam and everything in between. bareMinerals READY eye shadows not only provide vivid, long-wearing color, but they also deliver anti-aging benefits that will soften and revitalize the delicate eye area. bareMinerals Big and Bright Eyeliner Pencils create the look of larger, more luminous eyes by enhancing the whites. The velvety formula includes conditioning botanical extracts and antioxidants. Finish your look with bareMinerals Mascara, available in black or espresso, in lengthening, volumizing or water-proof formulations.
Nail polish has traditionally contained less than eco-friendly ingredients such as formaldehyde. SpaRitual uses only vegan ingredients in all of their products, including many that are wild-crafted and organic. butter LONDON made their mark by being “3-Free,” and formulated without formaldehyde, toluene or DBP. Eco-friendly beauty is easier than you might think.