Exciting eco-friendly beauty products
It's a great trade off - help out Mother Nature, and she will take care of your skin. This line of organic skin care by Juice Beauty is packed full of antioxidants and vitamins that will protect your skin from free radical damage. The line is made with an organic juice base that is completely free of pesticides, petroleum, colors and sulfates. Juice Beauty maintains its commitment to keeping things natural. They only use natural preservatives - all their products are chemical-free. Juice Beauty Green Apple Nutrient eye cream, cleanser and antioxidant serum, and SPF 30 Sheer Moisturizer, approximately $29-$45 each, available at Sephora.
If you are vegan, check out the extensive collection of vegan options that Lush has to offer. Everything from hair care to bath bubbles comes in a vegan-friendly option, so you are bound to find something you love. All Lush products are handmade using the highest amount of natural ingredients possible. Veganese conditioner, $22.50, and Big Shampoo, $17.50, available at Lush.
Calling all cosmetics junkies! Get your makeup fix the natural way. With plant-based pigments and talc-free powders, Aveda has a full line of makeup that will help your outer beauty match your inner beauty. Power-packed with skin-nourishing ingredients, a large color selection and professional quality, Aveda makeup is top-notch. Full of essential oils and organic ingredients, all sourced from nature in an environmentally friendly fashion, this makeup will keep you looking fabulous, no matter the occasion. Aveda makeup, available in all Aveda stores.
Protect and beautify your skin at the same time with the Bare Escentuals makeup line. Their world-famous Bare Minerals foundation contains pure crushed minerals and nothing else! These products are gentle on your skin and feel so lightweight it's like wearing no makeup at all. Bare Minerals foundation, $25, available at Sephora.
Greek brand Korres brings beauty back to nature with its heavenly assortment of luxurious products fit for any Earth goddess. Korres uses high quality plant extracts and essential oils in their products, not synthetics. With a rich history that started in the oldest homeopathic pharmacy in Athens, Korres has an extensive collection of decadent and nourishing products that remain true to the company's natural roots. Korres body butters, $19.50, available at Sephora.
Pamper yourself with nature, and try some of Lush's famous bath bombs. These bombs are full of natural essential oils that will calm your nerves and soften your skin. These bath bombs are available for under $5 each at Lush.