Healthy alternatives

Brand nameProduct description
100% pure Lipsticks
Coastal Classic CreationsLipsticks and Lipglosses
Cosmic TreeLipsticks
EccobellaFlowercolor Lipstick
Erth MineralsClassic Glosses (Kiss dull lips goodbye)
Honeybee GardensTruly Natural Lipstick
Maia’s Mineral GalaxyMineral Lipstick
MiessenceJaffa Lip Balm
Mineral FusionLipstick
Paul PendersHand-made Liquid Lipstick
Pure AnadaLipsticks and Lipglosses
Real PurityLipsticks and Lipglosses
Rejuva Minerals Pur’ Lips Lipstick
TropicKiss Me Quick Lipstick
W3ll PeopleBio extreme Lipgloss
YulipLipstick

DIY

It is possible to make your own healthy lipstick.

Here is a recipe from Natural Living Family, with 4 natural ingredients:

  • 1 teaspoon of beeswax
  • 2 teaspoons of vegetable oil (coconut, olive…)
  • 1 teaspoon of vegetable butter (Shea)
  • Coloring ingredient (spice powder) 
  • 2 drops of essential oils (optional)

For the complete recipe and other information visit their website.

You can also find other preparations to make at home here.


Ingredients to avoid

  • BHA: possible carcinogen, endocrine disrupter, possibly toxic to reproduction
  • BHT: possible carcinogen, endocrine disrupter
  • Petroleum wax (mineral oil): possible carcinogen depending on the degree of purification, allergen
  • Dyes (coal tar): carcinogenic, skin sensitizer, photosensitizer
  • Octinoxate (sunscreen): endocrine disruptor
  • Oxybenzone (sunscreen): allergen, photosensitizer, endocrine disruptor
  • Parabens: endocrine disruptors
  • Synthetic fragrances: allergens
  • Lead (present in some dyes): possible carcinogen, toxic for reproduction