There’s nothing like a record heat wave to remind us we should be kind to Mother Earth. Fortunately, the lavish and ever-expanding list of socially conscious beauty brands makes living eco-friendly and cruelty-free a treat from head-to-toe!.
Surya Brasil—Committed to respecting the consumer and the environment, these all-natural hair color and hair care products give your tresses a welcome break from harsh chemical dyes.
Rev up your color with Surya Cream Henna (available in 15 shades) ($11.99).
Nuance—Salma Hayek’s brand new (and very affordable) line of natural, cruelty-free cosmetics and skin care products were inspired by her grandmother, a cosmetologist who used Native American and Mayan treatments.
Bring out your smolder with Beautiful Blends Eye Quad Smokey ($8.49).
Evie Evan—This cruelty free skincare and makeup line celebrates diverse beauty. Made from pure, natural ingredients, these products enhance a wide range of skin tones and types.
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Get airbrushed the natural way with Mineral Foundation ($22).
PeaceKeeper Cause-Metics—Eco-friendly, all natural, and they give all of their after-tax distributable profits to women’s health advocacy and urgent human rights issues. You can’t get much more socially conscious than that.
Channel your inner glam warrior in Paint Me Brave lip paint ($12).
Josie Maran—Beloved by make-up artists and fashionistas alike for its sophisticated and luxurious take on environmental consciousness. This nourishing, non-toxic makeup is designed to bring out your natural beauty.
Make your summer glow last with the Argan Naturally Sunkissed Bronzing Collection ($48).
Armour—Eco-friendly, cruelty free, and long wearing lip-gloss. Each color is named after a style icon, rock band, or song—pretty irresistible.
I Heart Armour Barracuda ($21).
Tata Harper—This all-natural skincare line is dedicated to providing women with non-toxic, chemical-free cosmetics in a gorgeous package.
Pamper your skin with Refreshing Nutrient Complex ($45).
PritiNYC—Give yourself an eco-friendly mani/pedi with PritiNYC nail color. Owner Kim D’Amato was inspired to create this line of non-toxic polish when, during her pregnancy, she was frustrated by the lack of chemical free beauty products.
Transform your fingers into a summery bouquet with the Summer Day Kit ($37.50).