14.08 2020 11:44h

5 Clean makeup brands you need to know about.

Commercial makeup products may contain harsh chemicals, ingredients and packaging that damage the environment. So how do we protect our planet without compromising on the way we want to look?
Beauty, Makeup, Vegan, Natural

Here are 5 makeup brands that you can use to save the planet and look good while doing it:

Elate Cosmetics:

Elate cosmetics has a wide range of options when it comes to zero waste cosmetics. Ranging from primer to eyeshadow to lipsticks, they have it all. They have products that are 100% vegan, cruelty and gluten free. Elate also uses sustainable packaging like bamboo which is self-regenerative, glass jars for foundation, recyclable aluminum as well as seed paper pouches for refills, that can then be used in gardens to plant flowers.

Axiology Beauty:

This brand has a plethora of sustainable lip products to choose from as well as a few hand care products available. Axiology prides itself on being 100% vegan, palm oil free and cruelty free as it is also certified by PETA’s “Beauty Without Bunnies” program. Their aim to use 10 or less organic ingredients in each product and has now even established a zero-waste lipstick collection.


Vapour sells all kinds of clean makeup products including deodorant and makeup brushes. They even have a vast foundation range consisting of 19 different skin tone foundations. Alongside Vapour’s animal cruelty free, clean ingredient make up, it also has a great recycling scheme where in the user can send four “empties” back to the company and in return receive a $15 Reward.

Plant Makeup:

This makeup brand uses 100% natural ingredients such as roses, berries, roots, flowers and herbs. Since all the makeup is made by using plant dyes it is light on the skin and not harshly pigmented. The brand aims to minimize superfluous packaging hence all packaging is made of eco-friendly materials and can be recycled.

Eco Minerals:

Eco Minerals makeup products are vegan and cruelty free and use pure natural ingredients. The brand’s packaging is also 100% biodegradable and has made “eco-refills” available in order to encourage users to reuse their old makeup jars. In addition to lipsticks, foundation, blush and bronzer etc. the brand also sells 100% vegan makeup brushes.

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