Weleda gives aging a positive spin with a new pro-aging range of Pomegranate Firming Facial Care for women over 40, which reduces the appearance of wrinkles. Known for its homegrown biodynamic ingredients, Weleda is stocked at Whole Foods and Target, as well as Weledas Online Shop. Prices start at $33 for the day cream.
People's Choice: Primitive Makeup
Primitive Makeup's line of berry-hued lipsticks, glosses and lip pencils is a one-stop shop for the perfect, paraben-free pout. Made in the USA, Primitive lipsticks Tahiti, a sheer rosy pink, and Belize, a deep, raspberry red, are the first cosmetics to carry Jane Goodalls Good for All brand, which recognizes socially responsible practices. Prices range from $14-$18 at Whole Foods and online at PrimitiveMakeup.com.
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From a cruelty-free collection of luscious lip stains called Lip Fixations ($29), to its new Mystikol eyeliner and highlighter, a creamy powder that wont crease or smear, Jane Iredale offers a full-line of talc- and paraben-free makeup based on minerals. Available at janeiredale.com.
EcoTools by Alicia Silverstone
The revised set of cruelty-free brushes made with bamboo and recycled aluminum come in eco-friendly carriers made with hemp, recycled PET, and are beautifully printed with nontoxic inks. Designed by Alicia Silverstonea 2009 Heart of Green Award winnerthe cosmetic case and brush collection, which ranges in price from $7.99-14.99, will be widely available at Walmart, Target and Walgreens, come April 2011, or now at amazon.com.
Organic Wear by Physicians Formula
Known for tailoring cosmetics to sensitive skin since 1937, Physicians Formula has a nontoxic cosmetic range, called Organic Wear. Its the first Ecocert-certified organic line of makeup in the U.S. and you can find it at Rite Aid, Target, Walmart, Kmart, Duane Reade, and more. A notable favorite is their SPF 15 Natural Origin Tinted Moisturizer, which offers a natural finish at the reasonable price of $10.99 at amazon.com.
John Masters Organics
Beautiful hair can be achieved without the use of harsh chemicalsas proven by John Masters Organics. His new Bare Series offers a fragrance-fee version of the skin and hair care brand's best sellers, including a shampoo, detangler, body wash, and body lotion for all hair and skin types. It's available at Whole Foods, Vitamin Shoppe, and amazon.com, starting at $14.50.
- Emma Grady