National Clean Beauty Day

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Today is National Clean Beauty Day, and we’re celebrating by bringing you some of the best clean beauty products available. Did you know that your skin is the body’s largest organ and it absorbs up to 60% of what you put on it? Knowing that little fact should make you think twice about the types of products you’re using. So what exactly is clean beauty? In a nutshell, clean beauty products use clean ingredients (meaning non-toxic) and transparent labels (meaning the brand makes an effort to list all product ingredients and label accordingly). A clean beauty product avoids the use of harmful ingredients like parabens, sulfates, silicones, phthalates, and synthetic fragrances. A product doesn’t have to be “organic,” “all-natural,” or “eco” to be considered clean – focus on using products that are formulated without toxic ingredients. It can be confusing, and definitely overwhelming, but we’ve rounded up a great list of clean beauty products so you have somewhere to start.

Face Wash

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This gentle cleansing milk from Juice Beauty deeply cleanses while also soothing the skin with chamomile and aloe. Great for sensitive and dry skin, this hydrating cleanser replenishes moisture and feeds the skin with rich nutrients.

Face Moisturizer

This daily moisturizing cream from Burt’s Bees creates a luminous and more hydrated complexion. Great for sensitive skin, this hypoallergenic cream is lightweight so it won’t clog pores.

Face Serum

This sustainable, vegan squalene oil from Biossance boosts hydration, softens and smooths skin, and promotes microbiome diversity for healthier looking skin.

Tinted Skin Serum Foundation with SPF

This clean, tinted serum from Ilia provides light, dewy coverage to the skin and includes SPF for extra sun protection. The serum is made with ingredients that help smooth the texture of your skin, minimize the appearance of pores, soften lines, and promote even skin tone.

Eyeshadow Palette

This Nude Mood eyeshadow palette from ColourPop will get you in the mood! Filled with warm-toned matte neutrals for a soft, sweet look and metallic finishes for a gorgeously glam look, this palette will be your new go-to.


Just when we thought our favorite mascara couldn’t get any better, we found out it’s a clean beauty product, too!! Winning. This false lash effect mascara from Essence will give you look-at-me lashes with va-va-voom volume, and its long-lasting formula will let you go about your day without flaking or fading.

Lip Balm

This tinted lip rescue balm from Tarte hydrates while softening and smoothing your lips for a perfectly pretty pout with just a hint of color.

Shampoo and Conditioner

This shampoo and conditioner set from Shea Moisture is made with Manuka honey and yogurt to hydrate and repair damaged hair by softening and strengthening strands from root to tip.

Body Wash

This body wash from Shea Moisture hydrates and restores skin by using the best parts of a coconut in its formula. It gently cleanses while moisturizing for luxuriously soft and supple skin.

Body Moisturizer

This body moisturizer from Shea Moisture will nourish your body from head to toe. This product is formulated using fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals from coconuts to aid in moisture retention and smoothing and protecting skin.


This sunscreen from Aveeno protects the skin from damaging sun rays and is hypoallergenic, making it great for sensitive skin. Formulated with nourishing oat, this sunscreen is gentle and suitable for daily use.

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