It used to be that making eco-conscious beauty choices, meant you had to sacrifice efficacy. You swapped going green for being great and vegetarian products for visible results. That is no longer the case. There are so many wonderful eco-friendly and non-toxic beauty products. Below are some of our favorites to that take us through Earth Month and beyond.
1. Decleor Aromessence Neroli Hydrating Oil Serum ($73) – This oil serum is one of my secret weapons in my war against dry and fatigued skin. It absorbs immediately, instantly calming my skin and making it smooth and well-hydrated.
2. Farmacy Lip Bloom ($16.50) – Contains natural antioxidants to help preserve collagen, plus plant-based oils that help preserve the moisture in lips leaving them soft and smooth.
3. jane iredale PurePressed Eye Shadow Triple in Soft Kiss ($30) – This new shade trio, part of the brand’s Spring Makeup Collection, goes on effortlessly (whether used wet or dry) and is made up of shades that easily transition from day to night.
4. Juara Clove Flower & Tumeric Serum ($65) – A powerful blend of fruit extracts, plant peptides, hyaluronic acid and Turmeric are combined to deliver skin that is smoother, more radiant and more even-toned.
5. Kahina Giving Beauty Moroccan Rose Beldo Soap ($46) – This decadent soap (which has a gel-like texture) is made with olive and rose oils, is rich in Vitamin E and can be used on both your face and body.
6. Kneipp Soft in Seconds Hand Cream ($4) – Made with avocado butter, jojoba oil and lemon verbena, this hand cream lives up to its name. Plus, if you buy one by April 22, Kneipp is donating proceeds to Action Against Hunger, a relief organization that works to save the lives of malnourished children and families by donating a Seed + Tool Kit to those in need.
7. RMS Beauty Mascara ($28) – Made with certified organic oils and butters, plus mineral pigments, this miracle mascara delivers cake and clump-free lashes.
8. Tata Harper Resurfacing Mask ($58) – Transform your skin in 15-30 minutes with this miracle mask. It eliminates dead skin cells, minimizing the appearance of pores, making skin smoother and delivering a glow. All without any signs of irritation.