Healthy alternatives 

Brand nameProduct description
Alima PureNatural Definition Eye Pencil
BeautycounterLiquid Eyeliner
C’est MoiFearless Eyeliner Pencil
Coastal Classic CreationsEye Liner
Erth MineralsEye Pencils (Lovely linings)
Honeybee GardensEye Liner
Maia’s Mineral GalaxyMineral Eye Liner 
Maison JacyntheEye Liner
Mineral FusionLiquid Eyeliner
Pure AnadaEye Pencils
Rejuva MineralsNatural Eye and Brow Pencil
W3ll PeopleExpressionist Liquid Eyeliner

DIY

It is possible to make your own eyeliner. The level of difficulty of each recipe depends on the conservation of the product.

For a simple and effective eyeliner recipe, you will need 4 ingredients:

  • 1/2 teaspoon beeswax
  • 1/2 teaspoon coconut oil, grape seed or sweet almond oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon active carbon
  • 1/4 teaspoon distilled water

For the complete recipe and other tips, visit the DIYNatural website.


Ingredients to avoid

  • Aluminium: neurotoxic, skin sensitizer
  • BHA: possible carcinogen, endocrine disrupter, possibly toxic to reproduction
  • Bronze: possible carcinogen, neurotoxic
  • Wax (mineral oil): possible carcinogen depending on the degree of purification, allergen
  • Dyes (coal tar): carcinogenic, skin sensitizer, photosensitizer
  • Parabens: endocrine disruptors
  • Phenoxyethanol: irritant
  • Plastics: may contain hydrocarbons, phthalates and bisphenol A which are endocrine disrupters
  • Propylene glycol: allergen, irritant
  • PVP (polyvinylpyrrolidone) : possible carcinogen