Clean beauty is often thought of to be expensive. And while it can, there are a lot of clean beauty brands that are relatively affordable!
If you’re not familiar with why you should be choosing clean beauty, you can read about that here.
But basically, most makeup brands, drugstores and high end contain a lot f harmful ingredients that do us a lot more harm than good. After all, it only takes a few seconds for products applied topically to soak into our bloodstreams. And if we care about the foods we eat and what we put into our bodies, we should’ve just as cautious about what we put onto our bodies.
Clean beauty is just makeup and skincare that is made from natural ingredients that don’t contain synthetic or fillers that can harm us. But just because it is better for you and the planet, doesn’t mean it has to cost more.
Here are 5 affordable clean beauty brands:
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1. Burt’s Bees $4.79 – $24.99
Burts Bees is a classic that you can find in most drugstores. Made with natural ingredients, no parabens and never tested on animals. They offer an array of makeup as well as skincare products all for a really affordable price.
2. Elate Cosmetics $6.00 – $42.00
Elate is a trailblazer in the zero waste makeup space. But they’re also all-natural and affordable! Elate uses natural ingredients with 75% of their ingredients being organic and their ingredients are all sustainably sourced!
3. W3LL PEOPLE $19.99 – $32.99
W3LL is a makeup brand that is plant-powered and dermatologist-developed so you can rest easy knowing you’re getting super clean, all-natural makeup. Made without parabens, lead, silicone and so many other harmful ingredients.
4. Alima Pure $19.99 – $36.99
Cruelty-free, Alima Pure only uses the highest quality, all-natural ingredients in their products without compromise. They’re also impressive in the sustainability space earning certifications including 1% for the planet, certified B Corp, and they’re carbon neutral.
5. Bare Minerals $20.00 – $46.00
Bare Minerals is an OG in the clean beauty space since they launched their game-changing loose mineral foundation launched in 1995. Their products contain minimal and natural mineral ingredients.
6. Marcelle $9.99 – $31.99
Formulated with clean, natural ingredients, Marcelle has been on the scene since the late 1800s. their slogan is “beauty without compromise” and they are cruelty-free, safe and gentle for you.
7. Pacifica $6.97 – $38.99
Vegan, cruelty-free and made without petrochemcials, sulphates, mineral oil, parabens, phthalates, peanut oil and propylene glycol! Pacifica is another brand you can find at a lot of drugstores!
8. Pure Anada $4.00 – $44.00
Made with organic, natural ingredients, Pure Anada is cruelty-free and formulated right in my home province which makes it all the more special! They’re made without the “dirty dozen” (The 12 worst ingredients for you) and made from plant and natural ingredients.
These are just 8 affordable clean beauty brands! There are a lot more out there but I hope this shortlist is a launching pad into your clean beauty journey!
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