Written by LISA FINN
Line your lips and swipe your eyelids with products that contain a cocktail of organic ingredients and premium antioxidants. We’ve rounded up some of the best toxin-free makeup and skincare elixirs that promise to keep your face—and our planet—looking and feeling great.
Active Light Under-Eye Concealer
Treat puffy eyes with this all-natural concealer. Not only does it blend beautifully into soft coverage, it also brightens and nourishes the delicate area with avocado and sunflower oil. Cucumber, white tea extract and buckwheat wax work together to soothe tired eyes, reduce puffiness and creases, and erase fatigue from your face.
Coffee Bean Caffeine Eye Cream
Increase circulation in the tender area around the eyes while decreasing fine lines and wrinkles with this blend of anti-aging vitamins, antioxidants and nourishing rosehip oil. The cream works miracles under your favorite concealer. De-puffs and brightens during the day or while you sleep. You’ll love the quick absorption.
INTENSI.TEA Antioxidant Green Tea Face Cream
Rich without being heavy. That’s the creamy goodness you get from this hydrating cream made of coconut and olive oils, green tea, pomegranate oil and vitamin E. It moisturizes thirsty skin and does wonders for warding off wrinkles and fine lines.
Prepare to fall in love with B.L.A.C. Minerals’ satin blush. Choose from a variety of soft colors with tantalizing monikers like amethyst and raisin, toasty and glow.
Studio 78 Paris delivers on point with a finishing powder made from natural mineral pigments and organic oils. It offers a matte finish free of shine, keeps your makeup looking fresh and brightens your face for hours. Typical face powder simply can’t compete with this tub of goodness.
Moisturizing Lip Gloss
Ultra hydrating, gluten- and paraben-free, Dedra lip glosses pretty-up your pout with a hearty dose of jojoba oil. The creamy texture creates sparkle without stickiness. These glosses are so smooth and moisturizing you’ll want to pop one in your purse and keep a spare in the car.
Organic Wear 100% Natural Origin Mascara
This mascara features rice protein that evenly coats lashes for natural-looking length, definition and volume. Organic tapioca starch is what gives the boost, while aloe,
cucumber and olive leaf extracts moisturize and soften. And, everything in the package, including the brush, is recyclable.
Anti-Acne and Restoring Face Elixir
This facial serum reduces inflammation and restores skin’s natural pH levels. Essential oils wipe out bacteria, help prevent scarring and calm the complexion. Say hello to this facial elixir and bye-bye to blemishes.
Mineral Radiance Mask
Trilogy’s creamy clay mask draws out impurities and soaks up excess sebum within minutes. It glides on and rinses off easily for a firm, refreshed feeling. All-natural ingredients that include carrot and primrose oils, aloe vera, kaolin and pohutukawa help tone and repair.
Mineral Powder Eye Shadow
With 53 eye-opening colors, in powders that can be used wet or dry, Zosimos mineral eye shadows make it easy to be creative. Because all-mineral powders do not support bacterial growth, these shadows have no expiration date, so go ahead, collect them all. Daylily, nutmeg and white hilite are the best bets in the lineup.
Spritz face (and hair—why not?) with this hydrating toner that leaves behind a glowing complexion. A blend of rosehip, ylang ylang, resveratrol grape seed oil and organic juices is perfect for all skin types . . .
any time of the day. Refrigerate for a cool treat.
Barbary Fig Renewal Serum
This natural vitamin A treatment works while you sleep. Fatty acids 3 and 6 build collagen, create suppleness and rejuvenate skin. Pure guava oil acts as a natural retinol, and milk thistle seed and magnolia oil work in unison to brighten complexion.
The Secret: Anti-Aging Facial Cleanser
Let’s just say this secret needs to get out. A mixture of organic aloe vera juice, fruit extracts, powerful antioxidants, avocado, coconut and argan oil works to wipe out impurities, hydrate skin and wash away the day’s makeup. In just a few uses it’ll become as important as your morning cup of java.