Top 5 Eco-Friendly Makeup Brands


Lexi Ransier

1. Antonym Cosmetics

Antonym Cosmetics makeup is all certified by Ecocert. This means that all packaging and products are met with certain environmental standards. Everything is cruelty-free and Beeswax is the only material used that is NOT vegan. The products are all made WITHOUT artificial fragrances, sulfates, etc.

All packaging except for the liquid foundation is made from bamboo. This makes packaging super cute and eco friendly! The outer packaging is made from FSC certified and recycled paper. The price is around $19 – $60.


2. Aether Beauty

Aether Beauty is crystal and star-themed! No really, they have crystal infused eye shadow! All ingredients used to make these products are organic, fair trade, non-GMO, and vegan. The eye shadow package is made entirely of paper and any outside packaging is always made of recyclable materials. The product is around $58.

3. RMS Makeup

RMS uses organic and toxic-free ingredients in their makeup. You can find this brand pretty much in any in-store retail. This product has been recognized by popular outlets like Vogue and Allure! All liquid and cream products are in recycled glass containers and all boxes are made from 80% post-consumer recycled fibers and made using 100% wind power. All products are cruelty-free, gluten-free, and soy-free. They make pretty much any product. The price is around $20 – $50.

4. Kjaer Weis

Kjaer Weis is made by a former Vogue worker. All compact and containers are made from metal that is not recyclable, but it is refillable! All products are made in Italy and are made with certified organic and natural ingredients by Italy’s Certifying body. It is not vegan because of the beeswax used in their products.

5. Axiology

Axiology is a Lip color brand. they use an assortment of ten ingredients, including organic oils, candelilla wax, and elderberry. They carry neutral, bright, and bold colors! The tube lip color is made from recycled aluminum, and the packaging is made from recycled trash from a woman-run cooperative in Bali. However, the crayon lip color is NOT recyclable, so try to stick with the tube! Everything is free of palm oil, gluten, and say, and is all certified as vegan and cruelty-free! The cost for the lip color is around $30