Green Goods

Best Beauty Buys 2009, L?Oreal Paris Bare Naturale Mineral Doux
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Green Goods

01 of 07

Cargo Plant Love

Best Beauty Buys 2009, Cargo Plant Love
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From the cheerful packaging to the trendy colors, this makeup collection-100 percent renewable and greenhouse-gas neutral-is as good forthe planet as it is for yourcomplexion.

$16-30; buy online now at

sephora.com.

02 of 07

Nude Skin Cleansing Milk

Best Beauty Buys, Nude Skin Cleansing Milk
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This collection forgoessynthetic parabens andsulfates in favor of activenaturals, such as organiccupacu oil and hibiscus.

$42/6.7 oz.; buy online now at

nudeskincare.com.

03 of 07

David Babaii for Wildaid

Best Beauty Buys 2009, David Babaii for Wildaid
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Created by Babaii, an L.A. stylist, in collaboration with Kate Hudson, his longtime friend and client, this hair care line is free of harsh detergents, artificial fragrances and parabens. Instead, the team turned to natural ingredients from the South Pacific, including hydrating kiwifruit and mineral-rich volcanic ash, to produce rich lathers and luxurious textures.

Shampoo, $10/13.5 oz.; buy online now at

db4wildaid.com.
Conditioner, $10/13.5 oz.; buy online now at db4wildaid.com.

04 of 07

Eco Tools

Best Beauty Buys, Eco Tools
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These professional-quality makeup brushes are made with all earth-friendly materials-from recycled aluminum to bamboo. You'd never know it from the smooth handles and soft bristles.

$6; buy online now at

walgreens.com.

05 of 07

I.D. Bare Minerals

Best Beauty Buys 2009, I.D. Bare Minerals
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The first of its kind and, pros agree, still the bestfor quick, on-the-go foundation with a clean, sheerfinish. "It doesn't get too powdery," says N.Y.C.makeup artist CarolinaGonzalez, who appliesit with a soft, natural bristlebrush.

$25; buy online now at

bareescentuals.com.

06 of 07

Dr. Andrew Weil for Origins The Way of the Bath Body Lotion

Best Beauty Buys 2009, Dr. Andrew Weil for Origins The Way of the Bath Body Lotion
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We like to think of it as much more than a hydrator-it's an all-natural pick-me-up. Ginseng, jojoba seed oil and murumuru butter perk up dull, dry skin; the refreshing scent of green tea makes early wake-up calls a breeze.

$40/6.7 oz.; buy online now at

origins.com.

07 of 07

L'Oreal Paris Bare Naturale Mineral Doux

Best Beauty Buys 2009, L?Oreal Paris Bare Naturale Mineral Doux
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"Very sheer" and "never blotchy" is how makeup artist Carolina Gonzalezdescribes this weightless, skin-soothing mineral blush. Bonus: It lasts for hours, even on the most sweltering summer day.

$15; at drugstores.

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