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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

Physicians Formula Organic Wear

You probably know Physicians Formula from their multi-colored face pressed powder palettes available at most major drug stores. But did you know that the brand also has a high quality organic line? Physicians Formula Organic Wear was the first ECOCERT certified American organic makeup line; products contain 100% certified organic ingredients and are packaged in environmentally conscious paper (as opposed to plastic) compacts. Our money is on the line's Face Sculpting Trio ($13.95), which gives you everything you need to even out your skin tone, add a sun-kissed glow and even contour your features.

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