Expert's Top 10: Celebrity Makeup Artist Lina Hanson's Picks For a Greener Makeup Bag
If your skin has been acting up as of late, take a closer look at the ingredients in the products you use---your makeup could be the cause. Cutting harsh chemicals out of your beauty routine can be an ongoing task, but a necessary one. To provide a starting point, we spoke to celebrity makeup artist Lina Hanson, who has worked with Gillian Anderson, Morena Baccarin, and Portia de Rossi among many others, to get the details on the 10 natural staples she packs in her own makeup bag, including flower-infused essences, acne-fighting foundation, and hydrating lipsticks. Click through our gallery to learn about each product now!
Alexis Smart Flower Remedies
Moisturizing lipsticks with beautiful long-lasting shades that will nourish and repair your lips with vitamins and natural oils ($26 each; net-a-porter.com).
Burt's Bees Tinted Lip Balm
Love these lip tints($7 each; burtsbees.com)-they work great for everyday if you want a hint of color, and keep your lips smooth and soft.
Kjaer Weis Mascara
A wonderful mascara that doesn't clump or flake, and gives your lashes great length ($38; net-a-porter.com).
Lina Hanson Global Face and Body Serum
These oil blends ($85; spiritbeautylounge.com) are wonderful skin hydrators that will absorb into the skin fast, leave your skin with a gorgeous glow and improve your texture of your skin. They are hand-blended and completely natural and organic.
Sappho Liquid Foundation
This foundation ($52; sapphoorganics.com) works for all skin-types and blends so easily onto your skin. It contains aloe juice and organic oils that will reduce the appearance of acne and rosacea.
Sheswai Nail Polish
Nail polishes have so many toxins, so it's so important to choose one that has no formaldehyde and toluene. I love Sheswai Lacquer ($16 per bottle; sheswaibeauty.com) because the nail polishes come in so many gorgeous shades, and the packaging is adorable.