16 Non-Toxic Beauty Products That Really Perform
By Carolyn Hsu and Danielle Fontana |
High-performance beauty and good-for-you ingredients need not be mutually exclusive. This latest crop of non-toxic hair, skin, fragrance and makeup buys work just as well as conventional options without any controversial ingredients.
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This full-spectrum CBD oil-based serum addresses a wide range of skin concerns from blemishes to fine lines and laxity. 300mg of hemp-derived CBD oil works in tandom with a list of vegan actives including rosehip, grapeseed, avocado and pomegranate seed oils.
Beet root juice creates a beautiful, universally flattering (but still unexpected) brick red tint that looks great on lips and cheeks. Noni fruit extract, cocoa seed butter, licorice root and cupuacu butter help smooth away dryness and give a plump, glossy finish.
High concentrations of 100-percent rosehip oil does triple duty: cleanses away impurities, repairs skin and protects against future damage. The formula is so gentle on skin that it can even be used on the eyes (where the oil effectively and effortlessly removes even waterproof makeup).
Equal parts nourishing and cleansing, this unique cleanser washes away the day and gently exfoliates with papaya and pomegranate while leaving skin feeling soft and hydrated. A deliciously light citrus fragrance makes it a pleasure to use every morning and evening.
True Botanicals Small Batch Pure Radiance Body Oil ($48—available 4/22)
Potent (and sustainably sourced) essential oils are blended into a limited edition formula that delivers deep moisture and envelopes your body in the intoxicating scent of neroli.
Infused with natural Swedish berries (that withstand the harshest environmental conditions), this lip scrub is both gentle and extremely effective. Use it as part of your nightly routine and layer on a lip oil or balm to wake up with a smooth, hydrated pout.