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Looking for a beauty brand that is both sustainable, environmentally friendly and on a budget?

By Tahiry Sanchez

Which beauty brands are genuinely the most ethical and environmentally friendly? That is, they create cosmetics that is both sustainable and environmentally beneficial. You might spend hours studying which cosmetics companies are both excellent for you and good for the environment. Here are the top 6 beauty brands that are giving every beauty guru’s life and the perfect extra bonus on keeping the environment safe.


  1. Izzy Zero Waste BeautyIzzy Beauty is one brand that is all about eco-friendly makeup. One of the top make-up products that customers feen over at Izzy is their Mascara and lip butter. These products not only contain eco-friendly materials, but once shipped it is packaged in reusable mailers made from upcycled materials. You have the products containers made from medical grade stainless steel and any empties returnable will be cleaned and refilled. This is an amazing bonus to help save plastic and reuse any material wisely, instead of throwing it out. They also have this awesome perk of refills available to members. Izzy is completely vegan and cruelty-free, it is a must go to when wanting an eco-friendly brand on your makeup counter.

    Izzy Zero Waste Beauty

    2. Elate Cosmetics

    Elate Cosmetic is another fantastic eco-friendly business that strives to always protect the environment. Face, lip, and eye cosmetics are among their best-selling items. It runs on a 75 percent waste-free basis, and one of Elate’s best features is its individual design touch on their products. Each product has a touch of Elate esthetic with bamboo, glass aluminum, seed paper packaging, and recyclable plastic. Also noteworthy is the fact that Elate distributes 2% of its profits to humanitarian and predisposing factors. Additionally, it is vegan and cruelty-free, which is a plus.

Elate Cosmetics

3. ZAO

Zao cosmetics has a similar vibe to Elate. Also known for the popularity of their face, lip, and eye makeup. Its ingredients are ECOCERT certified, and the packaging is from controlled harvested bamboo. It also keeps it real with their refill system and we cannot forget the vegan and cruelty-free. A super plus about this brand is that it employs individuals with disabilities. Wait-a- go ZAO!


  1. Athr Beauty
    Customers frequently want eye, face, and lip makeup. Athr uses organic and fair-trade components in their goods, as well as vegan and non-GMO ingredients. Their eyeshadow pallet is one-of-a-kind and made entirely of paper. Their packaging is nearly 100% recyclable, and their eyeshadows are laced with crystals, since who doesn’t want good energy when doing makeup?


  1. RMS Beauty
    Let’s speak about chicness. When it comes to eco-friendliness, RMS Beauty has a unique aesthetic. It’s made using organic and environmentally friendly components. Their cream pots are made of recycled glass, and their packaging are composed of 80 percent post-consumer recycled fiber and 100 percent wind energy. With the exception, of their volumizing mascara, all their products are gluten-free.

    RMS Beauty


       6. Antonym Cosmetics

Antonym Cosmetics’ foundation, blush, and eyeshadow are customer favorites. They are an ECOCERT-certified beauty business with beautiful bamboo compacts and outside packaging made from recycled or FSC-certified paper. They are cruelty-free, and the only non-vegan component used in the lipstick is beeswax. There are no parabens, sulfates, or synthetic perfumes in this product.