A model shows off Coconut Matter’s Vivid Moisturising Lipstick. Vegan, cruelty-free, ethical make-up is among the latest skincare trends.

‘Clean beauty’ make-up: five brands selling natural, vegan, eco-friendly products – beauty with a conscience

  • The ‘clean beauty’ trend began more than 20 years ago, and it was only a matter of time before it spread from skincare to make-up
  • We run the rule over five brands offering ethical, earth-friendly make-up products
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A model shows off Coconut Matter’s Vivid Moisturising Lipstick. Vegan, cruelty-free, ethical make-up is among the latest skincare trends.
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A Soap Yummy workshop in Hong Kong hosted by Karina Chang, who has developed her own natural soap bars and lip balms. Photo: Snow Xia

Natural skincare: are organic products you make at home safe to use or a danger to your health?

  • Natural alternatives may be more affordable and help the environment, but formulas must be safe and stable as well as nourishing the skin
  • One of the biggest challenges to making your own skincare products is to control microbes and keep production equipment from becoming contaminated
Topic |   Beauty

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A Soap Yummy workshop in Hong Kong hosted by Karina Chang, who has developed her own natural soap bars and lip balms. Photo: Snow Xia
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