The movement towards clean beauty has been gaining traction in recent years, as people become more aware of the potential hazards of conventional beauty products. Makeup typically contain harmful chemicals, such as parabens, sulfates, and phthalates, which can be damaging to both our skin and the environment.

Clean beauty focuses on using natural and organic ingredients that are safe and nourishing for the skin. These products often exclude harmful chemicals, parabens, sulfates, and synthetic fragrances, focusing on plant-based or naturally derived ingredients. I’ve really focused on switching to clean makeup and skincare in the last year and noticed a huge difference in my skin. It also just feels way better for my health to not put chemicals on my skin, after all it is your biggest organ.

If you’re seeking to elevate your beauty game with some clean beauty standouts, I’ve got you covered. Check out the products that are worth adding to your daily rotation:


  1. Foundation:
      • Ilia Beauty True Skin Serum Foundation:  You’ve probably heard of this one before, it’s gained a lot of popularity in the last couple years! It’s a lightweight, serum-like foundation that provides buildable coverage while nourishing the skin with natural ingredients. This foundation is ideal for those seeking a natural, radiant finish.
      • RMS Beauty Un Cover-Up Cream Foundation: A hydrating, long-lasting foundation made with organic ingredients that provide a natural, dewy finish. This foundation is suitable for those with dry skin or those looking for a luminous complexion.
      • Alima Pure Satin Matte Foundation: A loose mineral powder foundation that provides buildable coverage and a natural matte finish. This foundation is ideal for those with oily or combination skin and those who prefer a powder formula.
      • Juice Beauty Phyto-Pigments Flawless Serum Foundation: A serum-based foundation that offers medium-to-full coverage and a radiant finish. It is formulated with natural ingredients and plant-derived pigments, making it suitable for those looking for a clean and high-performance foundation.
  2. Mascara:
      • Saie Mascara: Everyone talks about the Ilia mascara but Saie is where it’s at! This formula gets better and better as you use it. It doesn’t clump if you layer it on and adds the pefect buildable volume, length, and definition.
      • Honest Beauty Extreme Length Mascara + Lash Primer: A 2-in-1 mascara and primer that adds volume, length, and definition to lashes with a clean formula.
      • Calli Ray Tubing Mascara: Tubing mascara’s are great because they hold the curl of your eyelashes well similar to waterproof mascara.
  3. Concealer:
      • Kosas Revealer Super Creamy + Brightening Concealer: This concealer provides medium coverage with a creamy, lightweight formula that brightens and nourishes the skin.
      • Ilia Concealer: Similar to Nars creamy concealer, but clean!
  4. Blush:
      • Tata Harper Volumizing Lip and Cheek Tint: A multi-purpose lip and cheek tint that adds a pop of color while providing hydration and plumping benefits.
      • Tower28 Blush: Power hour is my favorite shade
      • Kjaer Weis Cream Blush: A highly pigmented cream blush with a blend of organic ingredients that provide a natural, dewy finish.
      • Ilia Multi Stick: I like this one for a quick pop of color – I use it on my lips too! The multi-stick is nice because you can keep it in your bag an reapply, it’s multi-purpose so it takes up less room in your bag.
  5. Bronzer:
      • Lilah B. Bronzed Beauty Bronzer Duo: This bronzer duo features two complementary shades that can be blended or used individually for a customizable, natural-looking tan. The buildable formula is ideal for creating a subtle or more defined bronze.
      • RMS Beauty Buriti Bronzer: A cream-based bronzer that offers a sheer, sun-kissed glow with a natural, dewy finish. It is formulated with organic ingredients, including buriti oil, which is rich in essential fatty acids and vitamin A.
      • Mob Clay Bronzer: Like this for contouring.
  6. Powder:
      • HAUS LABS Bio-Blurring Setting Powder
      • Kosas Cloud Set
      • Well People powder: Similar to the cult favorite Laura Mercier powder, this is great for oily skin!
  7. Eyeliner:
      • Persona: if you need a waterproof long lasting this is the best clean one!
  8. Eyeshadow:
      • Aether Beauty Crystal Grid Gemstone Palette: A 12-pan eyeshadow palette featuring a mix of mattes, shimmers, and metallics formulated with natural and organic ingredients. SO pretty and pigmented.
      • RMS Beauty Swift Shadows: Pressed powder eyeshadows made with organic and mineral ingredients for a long-lasting and buildable color payoff.
  9. Lipstick:
      • Kosas Weightless Lip Color: A hydrating, clean lipstick that provides rich color payoff and a comfortable wear.
      • Axiology Lip Crayon: A vegan and cruelty-free lip crayon made with natural ingredients that offer long-lasting, bold color.
      • Lawless Plumping Gloss: The colors are gorgeous and they do have a subtle plump that helps with fine lines.

Hope this helps! I know it’s not an easy process rediscovering what makeup products work for you, but it’s so worth your health to figure out what clean beauty products work for you. I’ll link these in my shop tab for quick reference.

xx, Rocky




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