If you’re hoping to add an au naturel touch to your makeup bag with products that are organic or made with natural ingredients, stock up on these trusted Canadian green beauty brands for natural beauty with a Canuck spin.
1) Green Beaver: With shampoo, conditioner, facial cleansers, lip glosses and body lotions, this eco-friendly and organic certified line literally has you covered from head to toe. Based in Hawkesbury, Ontario, Green Beaver was created by husband-and-wife team Karen Clark and Alain Ménard. The dynamic duo decided to develop kid-safe and entirely natural products after their son was born. Nourish your skin with their vegan and biodegradable gluten-free Boreal Body Lotion. If you want to protect your perfect pout from the harsh autumn winds, try their coconut oil-enriched Wildflower Beeswax Green Apple Lip Balm.
2) Bite Beauty: Based in Toronto, Bite Beauty’s line of lipsticks is perfect for the beauty addict who constantly has lipstick on her teeth. The brand focuses on lip products made with food-grade ingredients, leaving you with colour that is safe enough to eat, not to mention long-lasting. Try Bite Beauty’s luscious array of Crème, Matte, Sheer and Deluxe lipsticks, made without synthetics and packed with antioxidants.
3) Cheeky Cosmetics: Based in British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley, this mineral makeup line features beauty goodies that are 100 per cent handmade and vegan. With a mix of beauty buys like eyeshadows, eyebrow powders, lip colours, pure mineral blush and foundations, we love the fact that Cheeky Cosmetics does not use dye in their products.
4) Lippy Girl: With an entire line of natural, organic, vegetarian and cruelty-free beauty buys, Lippy Girl was created by Vancouver-based mother Darcy Diehl. If you want a change from products filled with chemical preservatives, try one of the brand’s gluten-free Vegocentric Organic Vegan Lipsticks. Whether you want to step out in a bold dark red Boss Lady tone or keep it cool with a feminine Coral Me Maybe, these lipsticks made with organic castor oil will be your new go-to picks.
5) Consonant Skincare: For those whose skin is craving moisture or who are looking for an organic lip conditioner, Consonant Skincare may be your 100 per cent natural solution. Made with organic botanical ingredients, the award-winning Toronto line promotes anti-aging in true natural style.