The Best Nontoxic Makeup

How to Switch to Clean, Non-Toxic Makeup

How to Switch to Clean, Non-Toxic Makeup

The Best Nontoxic Makeup

You already know the importance of transitioning to quality, non-toxic skincare, but for those of us who wear makeup—what about the products that sit on our faces all day long? We believe that makeup should be safe, look great, and nourish your skin, too. Here’s where we recommend starting when cleaning up your makeup routine.

Foundation & Concealer

We get it, sometimes you want a little extra coverage. And while the ultimate base coat comes from a high-quality skincare routine, our concealers and foundations are the next best thing. These non-toxic formulas contain real ingredients, like plumping lemon balm, hydrating aloe, and acne-fighting neem extract––so they actually improve skin while hiding imperfections. Win, win.

FOR FULL COVERAGE, TRY…

 Kjaer Weis Foundation, RMS “Un” Cover-Up, Vapour Luminous Atmosphere Foundation

FOR A MATTE FINISH, TRY… 

Gressa Corrective Serum Foundation, Alima Pure Pressed Foundation, Ere Perez Corn Translucent Powder

Cheeks

If you’re already using a blush or highlighter, you’re probably going for that coveted “glow” effect. So why would you choose products that dull your sparkle? Along with toxic preservatives, many conventional blushes contain mineral pigments.that are laden with heavy metals. Our brands are transparent about their mineral sourcing, so you’ll always know your glow is as natural as it looks.

FOR BLUSH-MEETS-BRONZER, TRY…

ILIA Multi-Stick, RMS Lip2CheekEre Perez Rice Powder Blush & Bronzer

FOR HEALTHY HIGHLIGHTER, TRY…

RMS Living LuminizerMaya Chia Highlighter of the Day Serum, W3LL People Bio Brightener Chubby Stick

Lips

It’s safe to assume that whatever you put on your lips, you will likely ingest. In fact, the average woman consumes about FIVE pounds of lipstick in her lifetime! So, it’s best to play it safe when it comes to your lip care. Swap out the drugstore finds, many of which contain lead, cadmium, mercury and mineral oil (aka petrolatum), and treat your lips to our toxin-free products instead. Made with organic oils and botanical butters, they’re ultra-hydrating and lip-smackingly delicious.

FOR VIBRANT COLOR, TRY…

Ere Perez Beetroot Cheek & Lip Tint, Axiology Lipstick, RMS Wild with Desire Lipstick

FOR A GLOSSY FINISH, TRY…

Kari Gran Lip Whip, Vapour Elixir Lipgloss, RMS Lip Shine

Foundation

Kjaer Weis

Lip Whip

Kari Gran

RMS Lip2Cheek

Lip Shine

RMS Beauty

Eyes & Brows

You wouldn’t stick coal tar in your eye, right? Well, maybe not knowingly… but the reality is, many conventional mascaras are laden with coal tar, heavy metals and dyes that can wreak havoc on our nervous systems. And that’s no way to treat our most sensitive skin. Go easy on your eyes with our eyeliners, shadows and mascaras, which contain beautiful butters and natural mineral pigments.

FOR LONGER LASHES, TRY…

Kjaer Weis Refillable Mascara, Jane Iredale Longest Lash Mascara, W3LL People Expressionist Mascara

FOR EYE-POPPING ACCENTS, TRY…

ILIA Silken Shadow StickEre Perez Chamomile Eye PaletteJane Iredale PureBrow Brow Gel

Annie Nelson | Photo by Andrew Parsons | July 22, 2018

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