Everything is going green, even make up on the shelves. No not shade, but composition. Just because organic and ecofriendly make up is better for the planet does it perform better than what has been selling off shelves for years? Many brands have been introducing organic lines of beauty products whereas others are solely devoted to offering natural products. Below is a list of products that rival or outperform the other products on the market.
Hair: Alterna’s Bamboo line of hair care smokes what traditional hair care has been doing for women’s hair. Both the Luminous Shine Shampoo and Conditioner get their job done. The formula leaves hair clean and shiny, and let’s color radiate. After multiple uses, hair feels stronger and healthier. The formulas are gentle and sulfate free which use both organic bamboo extract and Indian Gooseberry. The ingredients are eco-certified, fair-trade compliant and certified organic which have an added benefit to help aid development of local communities that are ecofriendly. Alterna’s Bamboo Line is available at Ulta in 1642 Merrick Road, Merrick, NY
Hands: Hand lotion sometimes can feel incredibly heavy, almost as if you dipped your hands in a vat of oil. It never seems to soak into the skin. EOS has recently introduced hand lotion which is available in a small portable pebble shaped bottle that perfectly fits in a purse. There are two options, one is fragrance free and the cucumber scent is intended to energize. Both are 97% natural with aloe to soothe, oat to protect irritated skin, Shea butter to soften and vitamin E & C which act as antioxidants.
Lips: Hurraw! Lip balm ($3.79) is a brand you may not have heard about, but does not mean you should not be buying it. These beyond smooth lip balms come both in nude or tinted. They are all vegan and raw. They contain organic, raw, cold pressed and centrifuged with nut and seed oils and butters that have been composed below 118 degrees. These fabulous balms are made in small, fresh batches allowing for the natural ingredients to be deeply infused in the product. These balms are available in 16 flavors online and at Norma Kamali Wellness Cafe11 West 56th Street New York, NY
Make Up: Foundation is the base of it all. Koh Gen Do’s Maifanshi Moisture Foundation($55) is a smooth easy to apply foundation that looks like a second skin when applied. This foundation is so light weight that it creates the allusion that there is no makeup at all on the face what every foundation hopes to achieve. It is formulated with 100% mineral pigments. There are no artificial colors, fragrances or petroleum based oils or prabens. Koh Gen Do’s is sold at Barney’s New York at 660 Madison Ave and on theirwebsite. Aubrey Organics devotes all of its products to being completely natural. Their loose powders come in a variety of shades and blends well into the skin. Aubrey’s Organic lip-glosses are not super sticky and have rich pigments. Available at NATURE’S ALL 714 WEST 18 St New York, NY 212-543-0490. The Greek Organic powerhouse, Korres has beenproducing organic products for years. Fromeyelinersto bronzersKorres can transform your entire make up and beauty routine. Steeped in organic tradition, these products are excellent options that have results all women are looking for. Korres products are available at their flagship New York City store located at 110 Wooster Street.
Organic products do not lessen the results of the products purpose. From face to body results organic, eco-friendly products are able to achieve far more than their competition. While giving users smooth skin, and luscious lips the planet is benefiting from less deposits and other harsh chemicals.