12 Eco-Friendly and Organic Beauty Brands

Favorite earth-friendly cosmetics

Protect the planet with a green beauty routine. The payoffs include looking more beautiful and being eco-friendly. Earth Day is the perfect time to begin using organic and sustainable brands that are good for you and your skin.

Here are our editors picks for the top 12 earth-friendly beauty brands.

12 Eco-Friendly and Organic Beauty Brands

Tom's of Maine

This natural brand just launched a new line of beauty products that include body wash, body lotion, hand cream, lip balm, lip gloss and lip shimmer. We particularly love the Lip Shimmer, which leaves lips sparkling with a touch of natural color, and the Lip Gloss. Each one is made from natural ingredients. The Lip Shimmer is NSF certified and features organic sunflower seed oil, coconut oil and beeswax. The Lip Gloss features organic beeswax, shea butter and jojoba seed oil. No artificial dyes, parabens, phthalates or phenoxyethanol are used. And don't forget that 10% of the company's profits are donated to human and environmental goodness for an ongoing benefit.

12 Eco-Friendly and Organic Beauty Brands

Josie Maran Coconut Watercolor Cheek Gelée

This buildable, blendable blush hybrid provides the natural look of a cream blush with the long-lasting hydrating color of a gel stain. Infused with 50% pure coconut water, it instantly hydrates while nourishing with the powerful benefits of vitamin E-rich argan oil. Formulated without parabens, sulfates and phthalates.

12 Eco-Friendly and Organic Beauty Brands

Geri G Plush Mascara

Each Geri G product is all-natural and never tested on animals. Each product also contains Nanomarine-5®, which was created by Geri G. It is a nutrient dense formula exclusively created of sea and land based proteins, vitamins, minerals, and omegas that are cell permeable and easily absorbed into the skin, Nanomarine-5® ingredients are all-organic a from nature. Nanoamarine-5® is in every one of Geri G products. Our favorite is Geri G's Plush mascara for instantly stunning lashes. This Rose Water mascara delivers high-impact results by volumizing, conditioning and strenthening lashes with Bladderwrack marine extract.

12 Eco-Friendly and Organic Beauty Brands

BelEssence Anti-Aging Cream

BelEssence's anti-aging cream contains a formula of grapeseed oil, avocado oil, argan oil, meadowfoam seed oil, kukui oil, coconut oil, shea oil, sesame oil and almond oil. Every BelEssence product is formulated to act as nutrition for the skin and leaves your skin softer and younger looking.

12 Eco-Friendly and Organic Beauty Brands

Briogeo Rosarco Oil

This miracle hair oil penetrates the hair shaft to deliver intensive hydration and nutrients while enhancing shine and vibrancy. The antioxidant-rich formula also helps protect the hair from UV and free-radical damage. Comprised of 100 percent naturally-derived ingredients, this product contains a unique blend of nutrient-rich argan, rosehip, and coconut oils for superior nourishment and radish extract for incredible silkiness. It's formulated without parabens, sulfates and phthalates.

12 Eco-Friendly and Organic Beauty Brands

Agave Oil Therapy

This non-greasy, lightweight hair oil instantly smooths, seals, and adds shine to all hair types. It rejuvenates frizzy hair with the hydrating and color-restoring sugars of the agave plant. Unlike heavy nut oils, this plant extract conditions hair with a light touch, building strength and resiliency, while helping boost vibrancy and color. Other natural botanicals like coconut, vanilla, sunflower, and safflower are blended with madagascar baobab seed oil to nourish and transform hair’s outer layer.

12 Eco-Friendly and Organic Beauty Brands

Pravana Nevo Hydra Pearl Replenishing Hair Oil

Try Pravana Nevo's Hydra Pearl Replenishing Hair Oil. This is a concentrated elixir full of antioxidants that leaves hair revived, stronger and with more shine. This particular elixir helps maintain strength and adds shine to hair when added to deep conditioning treatments. It can enhance the integrity of hair when added to hair color mixtures and can instantly add moisture when applied to skin. Pravana Nevo's products are 100% biodegradable, vegan and free of sulfates, parabens, sodium chloride, phthalates, gluten, propylene glycol, cocamide DEA, cocamide MEA, animal bi-products and animal testing. The line is available at Ulta stores nationwide.

12 Eco-Friendly and Organic Beauty Brands

Number 4 High Performance Hair Care

Number 4 High Performance Hair Care keeps hair youthful and supple, and color new. The entire line provides gentle cleansing with no harsh sulfates and styling without stripping alcohols. It also excludes all potentially toxic ingredients and is 100% vegan, gluten free, sulfate/sodium chloride free, and paraben free and it's never tested on any animal.

12 Eco-Friendly and Organic Beauty Brands

Tarte Amazonian Clay Blush

Infused with natural clay harvested from the banks of the Amazon River and naturally baked by the sun, this nutrient-rich blush benefits all skin types for a fade-free flawless finish that lasts an amazing 12 hours. It's formulated without parabens, sulfates and phthalates and it's free of petrochemicals, synthetic fragrances, GMOs and triclosan.

12 Eco-Friendly and Organic Beauty Brands

BITE Beauty Buttercream Lipstick

BITE offers natural and organic products. To achieve the creamiest lipstick, BITE developed a technique to hand cut each bullet, removing the outer waxy layer to expose each lipstick’s impossibly creamy core. Infused with five nourishing, aromatic butters, including lavender, shea, almond, pomegranate and chamomile.

12 Eco-Friendly and Organic Beauty Brands

Trilogy Rosehip Oil

Trilogy is a natural and organic brand based in New Zealand. Try the certified rosehip oil. It's highly effective for scars and stretch marks and other skin problems including dehydrated and aging skin. Pure natural rosehip oil delivers all-over nourishment and repair for optimum skin health.

12 Eco-Friendly and Organic Beauty Brands

Savane Organic Skincare

This brand blends ancient traditional knowledge with modern green science to bring you Africa’s unique botanicals in their most potent form. The skin care line has several products such as nourishing eye cream and protective moisturizer that will give you healthy, glowing skin.

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