Going green with makeup

Many of us want to look good. We use makeup to cover imperfections and enhance our looks. But, we don’t think about what is in our makeup. Many makeup products are toxic and bad for the environment.

●The average woman’s morning routine puts her in contact with a hundred chemicals before breakfast!
●Only 11% of 10,500 ingredients in beauty products have been tested for safety.

 However, there are many makeup products that are less toxic and more environmentally friendly. They may be more expensive but I can tell you it is well worth it!

1. Organic Wear by Physicians Formula 100% free of harsh chemicals, 100% free of parabens, 100% free of synthetic colors and fragrances, 100% cruelty free. The packaging for compacts has 93% less plastic than conventional compacts. www.organicwearmakeup.com

2. Sephora3. Saffron Rouge This company makes organic and natural cosmetics. They are made from mineral pigments and organic plant extracts. These products do not contain synthetic colors, artificial fragrances, or petrochemicals. http://www.saffronrouge.com/makeup.4. Ecco Bella This company provides cruelty free organic cosmetics. There is no animal testing. www.eccobella.com

5. Stript This is a vegan makeup line. All the products are paraben free. www.striptmakeup.com*Whole Foods carries many brands of organic and natural makeup.