It’s 2018, and if you haven’t already, it’s about time you get down to the business of selecting your new year’s resolutions. Instead of going the basic b’s route — promising to hit up the gym more often — we’d like to suggest something a whole lot green-er.
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While there many health & wellness practices to choose from (hot yoga and meditation, we’re looking at you!), going green with your beauty routine is one of the healthiest. Plus, green beauty has taken off so much that you won’t be sacrificing quality or style. These raved-about organic beauty finds are non-toxic, cruelty-free and totally clean, to boot.
Just in time for NYE, here are the top 5 green beauty brands putting wellness first in the new year — just waiting to make a green goddess out of you.
5.) Nourish your skin from within with a beautifying supplement from The Beauty Chef
Beauty-enhancing nutraceuticals — AKA vitamins designed especially to meet our beauty needs — are one of the latest green beauty trends to emerge. This holistically minded supplement improves your digestion as it firms up and rejuvenates your hair, skin and nails.
Whether you are looking to maintain your youthfulness or fortify your existing anti-aging regimen, adding this ultra-healthy supplement into your diet promises great perks in the future. After just one month, over 90% of users of The Beauty Chef Glow Advanced Inner Beauty Powder (pictured above) reported smoother, more hydrated and overall healthier skin. Yes, please!
4.) Snatch up new AM/PM skincare regimens from Sephora-favorite, Drunk Elephant
The next step of green-ing up your beauty routine involves finding the skincare line that works for you. This Sephora top-selling line did the work for us, pre-packaging daytime and nighttime regimens into two insta-worthy sets. Drunk Elephant Volume 2: Come C About Me includes best-sellers that are perfect for the daytime — cleanser, hydrator, vitamin C serum, and SPF. Meanwhile, Drunk Elephant Volume 1: Hot Date, contains your regimen for the night, containing cleanser, an AHA/BHA exfoliator, moisturizer and their beloved virgin Marula facial oil.
3.) Camouflage blemishes using non-toxic products from Nu Evolution Cosmetics
Nu Evolution Cosmetics Complete Coverage Foundation and Pressed Foundation rocks at perfecting our skin — especially when used with their Nu Evolution Camouflage Cream.
As the name implies, these babies give you a flawless base to work with as you create your #LOTD. Made right here in the USA using all natural, organic ingredients, their products go on like a luxury beauty brand — without any toxic substances. Plus, their mission statement sums up our goals for the new year exactly, stating that the products you use to look stylish and beautiful on the outside should never be harmful on the inside. Preach!
2.) Pop on some color using cult-favorite brand RMS Beauty
RMS Beauty is the go-to green beauty brand among milennials. Their stand-out cosmetics, which are used on J. Crew models, are beloved for their ability to nourish your skin while you wear them.
You will love trying out each of the products in their Best of Allure-winning RMS Beauty Signature Set Organic Makeup Palette, you can’t miss the line’s top-seller: RMS Beauty Living Luminizer. It gives you a dewey-faced look that highlights and contours but isn’t greasy, glittery, or sticky.
1.) Hydrate your lips with a shea butter-based lipstick by Hush + Dotti
Dry lips are the worst when our pout calls for pigment. The M.U.A.-founded cosmetic line, Hush + Dotti, solved our lippie-woes by creating hydrating, shea butter-based blends of gloss.
Hush + Dotti Lipgloss simplifies things by eliminating the need for an extra balm, and Hush + Dotti Lipstick (pictured above) is known for being extra-gentle on the lips. Plus, their multi-tasking products — like Chubby Sticks for the lip and cheek — blend to shades of absolute perfection, streamlining your routine for when you’re on-the-go. And what’s better than that?
What are your favorite green beauty brands? Tell us in the comments below!