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Clean beauty products are those made from natural, non-toxic ingredients and are transparent with their labelling. Most clean beauty brands also prioritise environmental preservation and animal welfare in the production of their products, and so, are commonly vegan, cruelty free and packaged using recycled materials as well.
Being mindful about the composition of your beauty products, and staying away from certain harsh chemicals and synthetic ingredients can be transformative for your skin and complexion.
We have rounded up 10 of our best clean beauty products, each from a different brand to get you started. Enjoy x
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Skin Care Products
If there is any beauty product to be routined and religious about, it is sunscreen. And with this one in particular.
Go-to is a cruelty-free, clean beauty brand that maintains carbon neutrality throughout their operations. Their daily moisturiser is made from essential fatty acids, replenishing botanicals and oils and antioxidants, that works to soften and protect your skin. It can be worn on its own or as a base for makeup, but should be worn in one way or another at all times.
Ren Clean Skin Care produces all natural, non-toxic products, that are also cruelty free and vegan. While we can vouch for all of Ren's products, we love their day cream in particular. It is designed to combat redness, inflammation and extreme dryness, providing your skin with instant results and added comfort.
Glow recipe is known for their gentle but effective formulas, made primarily from antioxidant rich fruits. All of their products are entirely clean, vegan and cruelty free. This gel works moisturise, hydrate and soothe the skin. It can be used on its own to give your skin a natural glow, or as a primer underneath your makeup. Plus it smells delicious.
Tatcha is a Japanese beauty brand that formulates products to with your skin rather than against it. They incorporate nutrient dense ingredients that are rooted in Japanese tradition and culture, such as green tea, botanicals, twice-fermented rice and algae.
This beauty oil, made from antioxidants and fatty acids, is an absolute staple. It is multi-purpose and can be used on both your skin and your hair to help hydrate, lock in moisture and provide a sustained glow.
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Bare minerals has been a pioneer for clean beauty long before the benefits were well known and widely valued. All of their products are cruelty free, and are free from parabens, phthalates, formaldehyde, chemical sunscreens. triclosan, truclocarbon, propylene glycol, mineral oil, coal tar and microbeads.
Their completion rescue tinted moisturiser is a three in one, can't live without product. It works as a moisturiser, skin tint and sunscreen all at once, leaving you with a dewy, healthy glow.
Hourglass cosmetics is a vegan, cruelty free, all natural beauty brand. The Ambient Lighting Palatte is a contour palatte comprised of three shades that allows you to set your makeup, add dimension and add a warmth to your skin tone.
Ilia brands itself as a clean, skin centric beauty brand that understands skincare and makeup as being intrincally linked. The formulas they produce incorporate activie ingredients to protect the skin from natural stressors and to revive it through hydration.
Their limitless lash mascara is 99% naturally derived, and works to curl, lengthen, thicken and separate your lashes as well as to hydrate them.
RMS is a clean beauty brand that formulates its products from raw, food grade and organic ingredients in their most natural state, avoiding harmful chemicals, preservatives or GMO ingredients.
Their living luminizer highlighter provides the skin with a youthful glow. As It is enriched with coconut oil and rosemary extract, it works double time to nourish and hydrate the skin.
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Mount Lai is a female owned beauty brand that is rooted in Traditional Chinese medicine, incorporating ancient rituals into modern day skin care. Mount Lai is entirely natural, clean and non-toxic and maintains carbon neutrality in its business practices.
The Gua Sha tool is available in four different stones; jade, rose quartz, amethyst and black obsidian, each offering different healing properties. They are intended to firm, and lift the skin by reducing puffiness and fluid build up and promoting increased lymphatic drainage and circulation beneath the skin.
Goop approaches skin care from the inside out, using entirely clean, nontoxic formulas in their products. Their dry body brush is an amazing exfoliating tool, that increases circulation, removes dead skin and leaves the skin smooth to the touch.
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