Makeup artist Kristen Arnett shows DailyCandy her five favorite eco-friendly beauty product essentials. Not only are they effective, they're free of harsh (to you and the earth) chemicals. Arnett knows her stuff: She's been powdering famous faces - from Jude Law to basically every model you can think of - for years, using the most natural items on the market.
RMS 'Un' RMS 'Un' Cover-UpCover Up is an all-natural, almost totally organic, product from RMS Beauty that has just the right amount of yellow to cut redness in the skin. The nice thing about this brand is that it's raw, which means the ingredients haven't been heat processed, so you're still getting all the nutrient benefits of the ingredients. It's like a skin treatment and a makeup in one. Some of the ingredients include coconut oil, bee's wax, and Vitamin E, and there are no synthetic preservatives. Available at rmsbeauty.com, $36.
To combat under eye dark circles, you can use the Active Light Concealer from Jane Iredale Active Light ConcealerJane Iredale. It has a little bit of a peachy pink to it that cancels out blue tones. Most people think you use yellow to cancel out the blue, but actually it's a pink color. The product is all non-toxic and mineral based and also has some great skin beneficial ingredients in it. Available at shop.janeiredale.com, $27.
What looPhysician's Formula Eyelinerk is complete without eyeliner? The simple, deep brown Physician's Formula Organic Wear Eyeliner is just as good as any other brand that you would pay twice the price for. Available at physiciansformula.com, $7.95.
Physician's Formula Organic Wear Tinted Moisturizer is definitely a budget-frienPhysician's Formula Tinted Moisturizerdly option -- it's available in drugstores and it's super cheap. Available at physiciansformula.com, $11.95.
RMS Lip2CRMS Lip2Cheekheek Smile has coconut oil in it so it's naturally an anti-bacterial (meaning you can stick your finger in it.) It also looks good on almost everybody who puts it on. Available at rmsbeauty.com, $36.
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