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29 Beauty Brands to Support If You Want to Help the Environment

From using all natural ingredients to fighting animal testing, each of these companies has its own commitment to making our planet a better place. Their products will keep you looking radiant, and you can feel good about supporting them—it’s a win-win!

1. Bröö


Spice up your Monday with our different scents! Citrus Creme, Hops Flower and Malted Mint. #BROOshampoo #BeerHair

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This indie hair care company uses all natural ingredients (including beer!) and has a commitment to helping provide clean water worldwide.

2. Yes To

Yes To products have made their way into thousands of our beauty bags, thanks to their nasty stuff-free ingredients and commitment to empowering women.

3. Joanna Vargas

This luxury beauty label makes a point of using plant-based ingredients and supports a variety of awesome organizations.

4. Briogeo

This hair care brand, endorsed by yours truly, has a “6 Free” policy whereby they never use these six harmful ingredients and instead feed your hair with a cocktail of natural ingredients.

5. Smith & Cult

Like Briogeo, makeup brand Smith & Cult develops its products (including gorgeous nail polish colors) without a slew of gross ingredients that you shouldn’t put on on near your skin.

6. Georgette Klinger


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Georgette Klinger is relaunching this Earth Month and bringing us soothing scrubs, lush cleansing milks, exfoliating toners and luxurious facial mists, all cruelty-free, paraben-free and dye-free.

7. Marin Bee


We love our Honey Polish is part of @sustainablychic’s daily routine! #Repost @sustainablychic ・・・ For those who like their skincare #nontoxic just wanted to share with you SOME {I have a long list, really} of my daily favorites!! Every morning – in the shower – , I wash my face with @orendaskincare & treat myself to @marinbeecompany body polish. After, I mist with @5yina & put on my natural deodorant by @alluvian.info. Before I put my makeup on, I use @plumescience to help grow my lashes {omg y’all it works SO WELL, I highly recommend it – & I have a great coupon code for you : 15% off with code SUSTAINABLYCHIC for International shoppers – SUSTAINABLYCHICCAD for Canadian shoppers at plumescience.com}. I have lots of tricks for smooth {almost break out free} skin so I’ll be sure to share more with you in the future Happy Friday!! #greenbeauty #ecobeauty #sustainablychic

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Marin Bee skin care products use honey from sustainable sources in an effort to protect bees that are threatened with extinction.

8. R+Co


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According to this hair care brand’s website, every product “is formulated without parabens, sulfates (SLS or SLES), mineral oil and petrolatum. They are all vegetarian, cruelty-free, gluten-free and color-safe.”

9. Tarte Cosmetics

This fan favorite makeup brand is a self-proclaimed “eco-chic beauty” brand, which offers cruelty-free products made with natural ingredients that actually work.

10. VERT Beauty

This natural cosmetics retailer is your one-stop shop for eco-friendly beauty.

11. C2 California Clean

C2 California Clean is a woman-owned cosmetics brand with a commitment to never using toxic ingredients and to educating their community on how to lead a healthier lifestyle.

12. Trilogy Skincare

This natural and organic skin care brand creates delightfully rich formulas from awesome ingredients like rosehip and coconut oils. Available at Whole Foods.

13. Mad Hippie

This natural skin care brand is accurately named and works wonders for your face and body. As a bonus, $1 from every web sale is donated to the Wildlife Conservation Network, so you know what to do!



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MANIC PANIC is a fab line of bright semi-permanent hair dyes that are vegan and cruelty-free. Kylie Jenner is a fan.

15. Dr. Hauschka

Dr. Hauschka’s initial goal, “to support the healing of humanity and the earth” tells you pretty much everything you need to know.

16. Lush


Spring has sprung! What’s your favourite shower gel from this season? #LushEaster : @lushieayy

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Lush’s ethical products are not only bright and beautiful; they are also vegan, handmade, minimally packaged and never tested on animals.

17. Burt’s Bees

This classic of the cosmetics aisle cares deeply about the environment, providing us with clean ingredients and running campaigns such as the #SelflessSelfie initiative, to save the bees.

18. Juice Beauty

Nontoxic, organic beauty, or green juice for your face, if you will. Bonus: Gwyneth Paltrow is the creative director of makeup.

19. Too Faced

TF prides itself on being cruelty-free and supports animal-loving organizations such as the Best Friends Animal Society.

20. Farmaesthetics

Farmaesthetics founder Brenda Brocks comes from a long line of Texas farmers, so you can trust that she knows her green beauty.

21. Beverly to 5th

These gorgeously packaged and vacation-scented coffee scrubs are vegan, organic, cruelty-free and all-natural, with no synthetics, parabens, or preservatives. Best of all, they work like magic.

22. Balanced Guru

This lovely label creates “wholesome products that are certified organic, cruelty-free and sustainable, while limiting the environmental impact and maximizing the impact on society by giving back to the communities around us.” Score.

23. NU Evolution

Organic ingredients, a wide range of colors and great packaging. That is all.

24. Herbivore Botanicals


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This very trendy label is organic, cruelty-free, and Insta-worthy as hell.

25. ILIA Beauty

ILIA creates every organic product with an “ethical-sustainable approach” and offers a wide range to choose from.

26. Nudus

This Aussie brands brings us cute organic lippies, among other things.

27. Jane Iredale

A staple of natural makeup and skin care, Jane Iredale supports a flurry of amazing organizations, including Greenpeace, Wildlife Conservation Society, the Berkshire Humane Society and more.

28. Vapour Organic Beauty

Pure ingredients, a wholesome philosophy and celebrity customers. Aww yeah.

29. Pacifica

Pacifica’s beachy cosmetics are 100 percent vegan and cruelty-free—plus, they make great gifts.

Have an amazing Earth Day on April 22, collegiettes!

Iris was the associate editor at Her Campus. She graduated from UCLA with a degree in communications and gender studies, but was born and raised in France with an English mother. She enjoys country music, the color pink and pretending she has her life together. Iris was the style editor and LGBTQ+ editor for HC as an undergrad, and has interned for Cosmopolitan.com and goop. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram @irisgoldsztajn, or check out her writing portfolio here.