GL readers love makeup, but we also know
how much you all love to help out the environment. Here are some easy ways to do both. All of the products below are from brands
that are cruelty-free, meaning they don’t test on animals. PETA has lists of all companies that do and
don’t test on animals, so if you’re curious about your fave brands, head to
PETA.org for more info. Here are ours!
gotta love a brand that sets out to make quality stuff that you can get without
emptying your wallet. They “Yes to”
brands have products for every skin and hair type, so they’ve gotcha covered no
matter what your problem spots are. The Yes to Tomatoes pore scrub is gentle
enough for every day (even on sensitive skin!), but it’s packed with tons of
ingredients that send pimples packing.
to Tomatoes Daily Pore Scrub, $10, target.com
you want a company that you’ll love for forever and a day, then Bare Escentuals
is your new best friend. This foundation
is famous for being so good it makes your skin healthier the more you wear
The powder packs a punch of minerals to help give your complexion a
boost, all while keeping you shine-free.
Plus, the powder is so light, you’ll probably forget you’re wearing
makeup altogether. What’s better than
Original SPF 15 Foundation in Golden Fair, $27, bareescentuals.com
shadow palettes are great ‘cause they give you a ton of colors for way less
than you would spend getting each one individually. Too Faced palettes are a bit of a splurge,
but you get 9 colors that go with absolutely anything. The palettes even include little cheat sheets
that show you different ways to rock the shadows, so you’ll be pumped to pull
it out at every opportunity. This
palette is a great way to get some basic colors in your makeup bag that you can
always depend on.
Eye Shadow Collection, $36, toofaced.com
is known for making products and tools that are perfect for beginners, so if
you aren’t a huge lipstick fan, this company can get you on board. They’ve made a product that feels as good as
it looks. You have the glam look of a
lipstick, the shine of a gloss, and fab feeling of a moisturizer all wrapped up
into one awesome tube. You even get the
benefit of awesome colors that you’ll be able to use anytime you want that
Mineral Lipstick in Party Pink, $5, eyeslipsface.com
Sephora by O.P.I.
you’ve ever had a mani in a salon before, you’ve probably been overwhelmed by
the number of choices OPI offers.
There’s a color for every situation, from barely there pink to daring
black, so you’ll always be able to find a color (or twelve) that you love. Plus, the chip-free formula and the rich
colors mean one bottle can last you forever.
What’s not to love?
BY KATE GERAGHTY ON 9/20/2012 12:00:00 AM
POSTED IN skin problems, get rid of acne, bust breakouts, sensitive skin, beauty, tips, make-up, skin, eyes, nails, lips, best products, eco-friendly, go green