Ditch toxic lead. Here are 6 Clean Lipsticks Your Lips Need and Love!
For a long time, we’ve been hearing “there’s lead in your lipstick” (special thanks to the wonderful Gillian Deacon who wrote a book with that title years ago. Studies are now saying that there are also other heavy metals found in lipsticks – from cadmium to aluminum. So… now everyone is wondering the same thing: what happens if we’re swallowing these chemicals or letting the capillaries in our lips absorb these harmful metals on a daily basis? Worst: what if our children eat these lipsticks accidentally?
To nip this issue in the bud, let’s highlight some brands that are choosing to use healthier chemicals as part of their general approach as a skincare/beauty brand. However, having healthier formulations isn’t going to sway any woman to ditch their favourite long-lasting lipstick – these lipstick needs to be kiss-proof, smudge-proof, and have strong staying power. Well, these brands are really standing behind the efficacy of their lipsticks as they are amongst the best in the 4th annual Clean Beauty Awards hosted by CertClean.
If you’ve been looking to toss the drug and department store brands, remember some of these products as one of them may be exactly what you’re looking for! If you could try one of these for free, which would you pick?
If you are one to always use lip balm and want to ingest less harmful ingredients, see this ultimate lip balms.