People have been using makeup to enhance their appearance for centuries and, while ingredients like cyanide and lead may no longer be used in cosmetics, there are still plenty of ingredients that are used that are potentially dangerous. You can, however, buy natural makeup products that are guaranteed not to contain any of the harmful chemicals that many of the big brands do and there are probably more organic brands of makeup than you may have realised. Natural makeup brands are not always that easy to find, so we have compiled this list for you of ten of the best organic makeup brands that are on the market today.
1. Ecco Bella
Ecco Bella is one brand that definitely does deserve their organic label. They produce a full range of makeup products and body care products and they take their organic credentials very seriously indeed. They say that their products, which contain 100% natural ingredients, were inspired by their compassion for all living things and that they aim to produce products that beautify, but that also protect their customers and the planet we live on.
2. Afterglow Cosmetics
Afterglow is a UK based company that specialises in producing high quality makeup products with the purest and most natural of ingredients. They don’t just select their ingredients because they are safe and natural; they also choose the finest organic ingredients available. Many of their products also use minerals that have been infused with natural antioxidants, like organic grape seed extract, so they look great and they protect your skin as well.
3. Physicians Formula
Physicians Formula is a fun and glamorous brand of makeup that guarantees that you will never find any of the usual skin irritants in any of their products. The other great thing that we love about Physicians Formula is that, even though every single one of their products is approved by a dermatologist, their makeup is still available at an affordable price.
4. RMS Beauty
Founded by the celebrity makeup artist Rose-Marie Swift, RMS Beauty is a make brand used by many world-famous celebrities and models. RMS use food grade, organic ingredients in their products and their makeup is designed to be kind to the skin, as well as to make you look amazing. All RMS Beauty makeup is guaranteed to be free from synthetic materials and harmful ingredients.
5. Pure and True
Pure and True produce a range of body care products that are both luxurious and 100% organic. The founder and president of Pure and True says that she wanted to produce products that were indulgent, but that also cared for the health and beauty of the people that use them and cared for planet Earth.
6. Tata Harper
Tata Harper is a company based in Vermont that produces a range of all natural skin care, makeup, and aromatherapy products. The brand was founded by Tata Harper when she discovered that she couldn’t find a brand of cosmetic’s that was 100% natural but didn’t compromise on quality. One thing that sets Tata Harper apart from many other cosmetic brands is that they develop and manufacture all their own products, so that they can be 100% sure that the ingredients are safe and natural.
Origins have been around since the late 1980s and they have been one of the pioneers in organic makeup. Their products are manufactured using only natural ingredients that are sourced from sustainable regions. They also make a big commitment to putting something back into the world, such as working with Global ReLeaf to assist in planting more trees around the world. Origins produce a wonderful range of makeup, skin care and hair products and they also sell lovely gift sets if you are looking for ideas of a gift for a friend.
8. Dr. Hauschka
Dr. Hauschka has been producing natural skin care products and makeup since 1967 and they are now one the best known natural cosmetics brands in the world. The natural, eco-friendly brand was seen as being revolutionary when it was first launched and they still lead the way in organic cosmetics. They now supply a full range of cosmetic products including makeup, skin care products and bath and shower washes.
9. Kjaer Weis
The story goes that it took New York Makeup artist Kirsten Kjaer Weis eight years to develop her range of organic makeup products, and the range now includes every item of makeup that you could think of. All the products are certified organic and 100% natural, and they are all high performance, high quality cosmetics. It’s an excellent range of professional quality makeup with guaranteed green credentials
10. Zuii organic
The Zuii Organic range ticks every box. All their products are 100% organic, they use no preservatives, petrochemicals or parabens, and all their ingredients are food grade. Most of their products contain essential oils and flower petals, and, as it says on their website, wearing their makeup is like wearing flowers on your face.
What are your favorite organic makeup brands?