Healthy alternatives

100% pure – Lipsticks

Coastal Classic Creations – Lipsticks and Lipglosses

Cosmic Tree – Lipsticks

Eccobella – Flowercolor Lipstick

Erth Minerals – Classic Glosses (Kiss dull lips goodbye)

Honeybee Gardens – Truly Natural Lipstick

Maia’s Mineral Galaxy – Mineral Lipstick

Miessence – Jaffa Lip Balm

Mineral Fusion – Lipstick

Paul Penders – Hand-made Liquid Lipstick

Pure Anada – Lipsticks and Lipglosses

Real Purity – Lipsticks and Lipglosses

Rejuva Minerals – Pur’ Lips Lipstick

Tropic – Kiss Me Quick Lipstick

W3ll People – Bio extreme Lipgloss

Yulip – Lipstick

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