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5 Eco-friendly makeup lines

Erica Mayyasi is a Red Sox fan in Manhattan. After stints at various magazines she now works full-time in public relations, though she continues to write for a number of sites including her blog

Green cosmetics

Looking to reduce your impact on the environment? Every little bit counts and so, as you ponder your choices as a consumer, consider eco-friendly cosmetics. Here are five makeup lines that will have both you and the environment looking its best. Going green, after all, is always in style.

Green cosmetics

Josie Maran Cosmetics

Prolific model and recent Dancing with the Stars contestant Josie Maran launched her own makeup line in 2006. The natural beauty teamed with the Environmental Working Group's site Skin Deep for the creation of the cosmetics' formulas and with The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics to bypass harmful ingredients. Josie is as committed to quality and luxury as she is to the environment—which is a win-win for the environmentally savvy girl on the go. The whole line is worth checking out but two products that have generated particular buzz are her all-purpose color finger paints ($36 for a palette of four) and her mascara ($22).

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