Healthy alternatives 

Alima Pure – Natural Definition Eye Pencil

Beautycounter – Liquid Eyeliner

C’est Moi – Fearless Eyeliner Pencil

Coastal Classic Creations – Eye Liner

Erth Minerals – Eye Pencils (Lovely linings)

Honeybee Gardens – Eye Liner

Maia’s Mineral Galaxy – Mineral Eye Liner 

Maison Jacynthe – Eye Liner

Mineral Fusion – Liquid Eyeliner

Pure Anada – Eye Pencils

Rejuva Minerals – Natural Eye and Brow Pencil

W3ll People – Expressionist Liquid Eyeliner


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