Editors' Picks: The Best Green Beauty Products

Tarte Gifted Amazonian Clay Mascara
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01 of 08

Tarte Amazonian Clay

Tarte Amazonian Clay
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Made with clay harvested from the banks of the Amazon (said to nourish skin while absorbing oil), this demi-matte powder has Earth Mother appeal. But thanks to the "right amount of pigment and lustrous colors," it's glam enough for Catherine Zeta Jones's makeup pro Matthew VanLeeuwen, who loves to layer shimmery highlighters over it ($26; tartecosmetics.com).

02 of 08

Zoya Nail Polishes

Zoya Nail Polishes
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Formaldehyde-free and safe enough to use on expectant moms, these polishes are truly cutting-edge. "Their beautiful metallics have always been my go-to's," says British nail pro Anatole Rainey ($9 each; zoya.com).

03 of 08

Olivia Garden Large Ionic Brush

Olivia Garden Large Ionic Brush
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"They're lightweight, they last, and they give me complete control, even on short cuts," says L.A. hairstylist Troy Peppin of this line of bamboo brushes, which are strong enough to work through thick, unruly hair. Thanks to a ceramic-coating, some even offer antibacterial benefits ($15; aveyou.com).

04 of 08

Colorescience Primer

Colorescience Primer
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This hybrid line thinks like sunblock but acts like makeup. Its Skin Bronzing Face Primer contains dimethicone, "a silicone base that gives you a flawless look," says Smithtown, N.Y., dermatologist Marina Peredo. But since there's zinc oxide and titanium dioxide in every facial product, protection is a top priority ($46; colorescience.com).

05 of 08

Rahua Shampoo & Conditioner

Rahua Shampoo & Conditioner
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Some oil-based products can leave hair with a greasy hangover, says Jennifer Garner's hairstylist Adir Abergel, who swears that's not the case with this organic shampoo and conditioner. He says the hero ingredient-a hand-harvested oil from the Amazonian rahua nut-breathes "luxurious" new life into tired tresses ($32 and $34; rahua.com).

06 of 08

Origins Checks and Balances Face Wash

Origins Checks and Balances Face Wash
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This 24-year-old botanical brand has even more going for it than no animal testing, 100 percent natural essential oils, and certified organic ingredients. Discoveries (like using rice as an alternative to microdermabrasion and mushrooms for redness relief) are tested "both in the lab and on people," says N.Y.C. dermatologist Sejal Shah. "Its claims are backed by results and science ($22; origins.com)."

07 of 08

Josie Maran Argan Lip Treatment

Josie Maran Argan Lip Treatment
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Moroccan argan oil is the miracle elixir in this entire makeup line, but it's an especially fantastic fit for the fatty-acid-rich lip treatment. "Oftentimes the consistency of green makeup products isn't great," says L.A. makeup artist Sabrina Bedrani, who works with Sandra Bullock. "But this lip balm has a nice texture and leaves behind a yummy apple scent ($18; josiemarancosmetics.com)."

08 of 08

Tarte Gifted Amazonian Clay Mascara

Tarte Gifted Amazonian Clay Mascara
Time Inc Photo Studio

"The name says it all," says N.Y.C. makeup artist Gita Bass of this intense carbon-black volumizer. "It's like instant false lashes." Plus, the formula won't flake out on you. "You'll look the same at the end of the day as you did in the morning," she says ($20; tartecosmetics.com).

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