There's nothing wrong with looking good and feeling clean, especially when the products you use are also friendlier to both your skin and the environment. In addition to new colors, fragrances and styles, today's consumer has many more choices when it comes to companies and products that perform well, are healthier and also environmentally conscious.
Here are a few examples of companies with high quality, environmentally friendly products. A link to the complete list can be found at the end. So look good AND feel good about the product choices you make. Enjoy!
Alima Cosmetics is based in Portland, Oregon, and offers products "created from the finest cosmetic-grade minerals." In addition, the company is committed to "providing pure, cruelty-free, socially responsible products with minimal impact on the environment."
Beauty Without Cruelty focuses on an ethical approach to cosmetics that is cruelty-free, superior in performance, and of exceptional value. Suitable for vegetarians and vegans, all their color cosmetics are fragrance free.
Earth Dance started as a small handcrafted herbal soap company which has grown to offer botanical lotions, emollient cremes, body scrubs and more, with a focus on natural sourced ingredients.
EcoColors offers a safe and effective alternative to the harsh chemicals common to most hair coloring products. Designed by a master colorist for use in both professional salons as well as at home.
Kettle Care makes body care products for those with sensitive skin. Organic herbs are used to create 100% natural therapeutic body care products.
Pure by Nature offers handmade soaps and other natural products designed to bring harmony and healing to both yourself and the environment.
A complete list with these and many more companies can be found here: Eco friendly cosmetics and soap