For many people, there’s no better feeling than putting on a face of makeup and feeling confident as ever. For years, I was caking my face with products that were awful for the environment and my skin. Ever since I switched to sustainably-made makeup, it has been the ultimate game changer.
Check out this round up of some of my favorite picks for both my skin and the planet.
Vyana Plant Beauty’s Liquid Vegan Concealer
If you’re like me and have sensitive skin, this concealer is for you. This vegan blemish concealer for acne-prone skin will help cover up imperfections while keeping the natural look. Its made with organic nettle and licorice, and it’s made for all skin tones but is designed specifically for acne-prone skin. You can buy the Vyana Plant Beauty’s Liquid Vegan Concealer here.
Zao Organic Mineral Skin Powder
This matte powder is made from organic brown rice and cocoa butter. It’s perfect for all skin types and helps with the best finishing touch. You can find this sustainable matte finishing powder here.
100% Pure Fruit Pigmented Pretty Naked II Palette
If you’re like me and love to add a pop of color to your eyes, you will fall in love with this eco-friendly palette. It’s made from 100% pure and natural ingredients. It’s guaranteed to make your eyes POP; shop this 100 Pure pallet here.
Vegan Highlighter Makeup Stick | Rose Quartz
If you need a highlighter that makes both you and the environment feel pretty, I got you. This vegan highlighter is made with nourishing plant ingredients: Vitamin A, Organic Shea butter, and protective Grapeseed and Rose Hip oils. It’s cruelty-free and eco-friendly.
Zero Waste Vegan Bronzer
Similar to our featured vegan highlighter, this bronzer is made sustainably for all skin types. It’s cruelty-free, eco-friendly, and helpful for putting finishing touches on your makeup look. You can use it with a bare face or as a bronzer on top of your foundation or powder. Shop this cruelty-free bronzer here.
Dirty Hippie Cosmetics Mascara
This volumizing mineral mascara is made from zero waste. Its toxin-free and contains Vitamin B5, Vitamin E, Seaweed, Colloidal Oats, Jojoba Oil, and Castor Oil. Check out the Dirty Hippie Etsy shop for more mascaras and other sustainable makeup products.
Noyah Eco-Friendly Lipstick
Made in the USA, this lipstick is cruelty free and eco-friendly. Made from bamboo, the Noah natural lipstick reduces plastic waste by 60%. It’s free of many of the issues that plague so many other makeup products: cruelty, sulfates, parabens, and phthalates.
Biodegradable Cleansing Wipe
After a super long day of wearing a full face of makeup, it’s necessary to use a cleansing wipe to leave you feeling fresh and clean. This cleaning wipe is biodegradable and excellent for the environment. It works for all skin types and has benefits that will help your skin in the long run. You can purchase Almay Biodegradable Micellar Makeup Remover Cleansing Towelettes at a local store or online.
The future of eco-friendly makeup seems promising. Ditch your old makeup and make the swap to sustainable makeup. It will make you feel great while helping the environment. You should always feel your best, so why not do so while helping the environment?