Many people don’t leave home without lipstick (or at least chapstick). But it’s important to ensure that your lipstick isn’t just striking an impressive shade with others and that it’s also good for you and good for the planet.
That’s why every lipstick user needs to go natural and organic.
Our top picks for the best natural organic lipstick brands showcases a range of quality manufacturers with good reputations.
However, you should be aware that there is no standard for “natural and organic” and you should scan the ingredients on every such makeup product to make sure that they conform to your own standards of quality.
For us, we want to make sure that there is no triclosan, phthalates, sulphates, paraben, etc. in the lipstick we buy as these are all chemicals that may be harmful or will be harmful to the world that we live in.
Instead, you’ll find coconut oil, organic castor seed oil, organic shea butter, organic jojoba oil, cocoa butter, avocado oil, castor oil, sunflower seed oil, vitamin E, mango and cocoa seeds, and natural earth minerals in the natural and organic ingredients of a natural lipstick or organic lipstick.
Ecco Bella is about as “organic” as it gets – they avoid all chemical additives and use only plant-derived products in their manufacture. This is truly natural lipstick.
Their lipsticks come in a range of striking shades and ought to suit most skin tones too.
As you’d expect, they’re guaranteed cruelty-free and they’re absolutely fine for all-day wear. There are no synthetic fragrances used either all the ingredients are natural ingredients.
Cupid & Psyche Beauty
These are fully vegan and also guaranteed to protect your lips against UV.
They are a little pricey, but we like the fact that some of what you spend goes to a wildlife charity. With natural and organic ingredients such as shea butter and jojoba oil this natural lipstick is super kind too.
The downside was that we found this lipstick felt a little dry after application but that may not be a deal breaker for you.
A vibrant combination of plant, mineral, and vitamin products brings out these natural and organic lipsticks stunning shades that will really catch the eye.
It’s very similar to lip balm when it’s on and we really liked the way this felt for all day wear.
Highly recommended. Organic ingredients are awesome and make buying natural lipsticks so much better for you and the environment.
Gabriel takes its cruelty-free approach to the next level.
Not only do they use all-natural ingredients and keep away from the toxic chemical additives found in big name brands but they also try to use ingredients that are known for their healing properties.
You will feel better with Gabriel Color.
Definitely at the premium end of things is Axiology.
The lipsticks are very creamy and will keep your lips moist and hydrated.
They last a very long time, and you get a huge choice of colors. They’re also vegan.
However, there’s a certain “shimmery” factor to this lipstick that not all of our testers liked.
This isn’t a perfectly organic brand as they certify only 95% organic but achieving complete certification is often very challenging and they guarantee no petrochemicals, and it achieves a low hazard rating.
Their shades are really interesting, and we found them to be high quality products.
Jane Iredale products have a great reputation which comes at a premium price point. However, we’ve found that their enormously diverse range of colors makes it all worthwhile. That and the fact that this is some of the longest-lasting moist lipstick in our round-up.
The botanical oils are the secret, we’re told.
Be Natural Organics
8 striking shades that are made from gorgeous ingredients like jojoba, avocado and coconut oil? Yes, please.
And that’s exactly what Be Natural deliver.
You won’t need any extra moisturizer or gloss either as it stays shiny and hydrating all day long.
The German reputation for high-quality engineering precedes them and these organic products are also vegan and that means you know you can trust all of the ingredients to be truly natural.
They’re also guaranteed cruelty-free, no animal testing. They are one of the most popular brands in Europe now.
Honeybee Gardens Truly Natural
At a very reasonable price point, you’ll find the Honeybee Gardens Truly Natural range.
You get a massive selection of colors and it’s completely free of chemicals.
Every product sold sees a donation made to their local animal shelter. Just don’t leave this in direct sunlight as it has a tendency to melt a little.
A super-premium product that gives you a juicy, plump, and glossy sheen on your lips that is never sticky or unpleasant. They made our lips soft and the natural mineral pigments rocked.
The ingredients are not just all-natural but guaranteed to be ethically sourced. You can’t go wrong with Fitglow.