Complete Your New Year's Eve Makeup Look With These 9 Clean Beauty Products

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When making New Year's resolutions,  it's often best to break down your larger goals into smaller, more manageable steps. If, for example, you have a goal to practice a more sustainable lifestyle, you can start small by simply being more conscious of the makeup products you buy.  

For New Year's Eve, try wearing clean beauty products as they will not only help your skin glow without the use of harmful chemicals, but they will be better for the environment as they are produced sustainably. 

When shopping for these sorts of products, it's important to do your research. You can reach out to brands to find out about their ingredients, find people who've committed themselves to this particular lifestyle and learn from their choices, or look to clean beauty stores that carry an array of products. 

At Credo, a clean beauty shop, for example, all products pass a screening process to ensure that the ingredients are safe, cruelty-free, "and committed to ethical sourcing and sustainable production." Their products "are either natural (formulated using plants), or made with a combination of safe/non-toxic synthetic ingredients combined with plants." 

That said, we've gone ahead and selected nine clean beauty products you can wear on New Year's Eve to kick your year off right. Whether it's a shimmering eyeshadow or a gorgeous lipstick, use these products to complete your holiday look and carry them with you all year round.


1. Moisturizer

Keep your skin hydrated with this Tata Harper Reparative Moisturizer. Use it after washing your face and before makeup; it's free from toxins, fillers, artificial colors, artificial fragrances, synthetic chemicals, GMOs, and parabens. 

Plus, "the majority of our packaging is made of glass, and this is a decision we at Tata Harper Skincare conscientiously make," it says on Tata Harper's website. "Glass is highly recyclable and can be reused over and over ... What little plastic we do use is necessary for the function of the packaging and is as eco-friendly as possible." So recycle those bottles, please! 

2. Eye cream

Juara's Miracle Tea Complete Eye Cream is 100 percent vegetarian and good for all skin types. 

"Formulated with age-delaying fermented sweet black tea, also known in Indonesia as 'miracle tea' or 'kombucha,' this rejuvenating eye crème leaves your under eye area revitalized and pampered," it says on Credo's website. "Perfect for use under concealer yet potent enough to be an effective night-time treatment, this organic face cream also contains five flavor berry, dark-circle eliminating golden chamomile, nourishing illipe butter, and our unique Radiance Complex."

3. Primer

Alima Pure's Smooth + Prime liquid primer is an awesome vegan option you can use to replace your regular primers. It's never tested on animals. 

As a brand, "Alima Pure cosmetics are crafted from minimal ingredients for maximum impact," it says on their website. "Designed for the modern, confident woman, our cosmetics are luxurious, high-performance, and made from only the purest natural ingredients. We seek to redefine makeup as an empowering tool of self-expression through our diverse range of foundation shades and inspiring colors."

4. Foundation

Nu Evolution's Complete Coverage Foundation includes no parabens, no sulfites/sulfates, no artificial dyes or fragrances, no petroleum, no mineral oil, and it's free of other harmful products you wouldn't want on your skin. It's gluten-free and organic, too. 

The brand's co-founders started the brand with the knowledge that "more than 60 percent of what you apply to your skin is directly absorbed into your bloodstream," it says on Nu Evolution's website. So, "they set out on a quest to find alternatives to the propylene glycol (also known as antifreeze!), phthalates, parabens, sulfates and other harmful ingredients used in most mainstream beauty products. As busy women who lead hectic lives, they were also inspired to find products that were not only effective but reflective of their taste and personal style."

Now with their own products, "what you see is what you get. Under no circumstances are they willing to sacrifice their health or yours for the sake of profits. They want women of all shades to be able to use the quality, stylish products they demand without compromising their well-being. And, that's real beauty."

Get it on Amazon for $47.

5. Eyeshadow

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With this being a New Year's Eve look and all, we wanted to find something a little sassier that you can wear on your eyelids. Try out this blue "eye polish" from RMS Beauty in the color "Inspire." 

"RMS Beauty eye polishes contain all the benefits of raw mineral pigments without the dryness that occurs with minerals alone, making it an excellent eye cream as well as shadow," it says on Credo's website

Moreover, "RMS Beauty products are formulated with raw, food grade and organic ingredients in their natural state, allowing their living, healing attributes to penetrate and rejuvenate the skin. In their purest form, enzymes, vitamins, antioxidants and their healing properties remain fully intact ... RMS Beauty has also taken extreme care in the use of minimal heat in the manufacturing process of this product in order to keep all nutrients and healing properties alive. All RMS Beauty products are free of harmful chemicals, synthetic preservatives, synthetic vitamins, and genetically altered ingredients (GMO) etc. RMS Beauty is full of healing nutrients – nutrients that work synergistically with the skin, and are in harmony with nature and our environment," it says on RMS's website. 

Get it on Amazon for $14

6. Mascara

W3ll People's award-winning Expressionist Mascara can be your new go-to. It has "no harsh artificial chemicals or petroleum derivatives that can irritate the sensitive eye area," it says on Credo's website, and it's "100 percent cruelty-free, petroleum-free, paraben free, gluten- free, coal tar-free, aluminum-free, fiber-free."

Moreover, "our products contain premium natural and organic ingredients in our makeup not just because it's the right thing to do, but because they're better," it says on W3ll People's website.

7. Lipstick

Photo via Credo

What better way to bring in the new year than with a lipstick literally called "Empower." This color, from the clean, organic makeup brand Kjaer Weis, is great for the holidays and the rest of the year. 

"Founded by Danish-born makeup artist Kirsten Kjaer Weis living in New York City, KW fuses together a minimalist Scandinavian aesthetic with that unapologetic NYC spirit, creating a makeup that is as beautiful on your skin as it is to hold in it's uniquely designed luxury and sustainable case," it says on Kjaer Weis's website. Moreover, they package their products in sustainable materials, and they can be refilled and reused once your current product runs out. Yes, please! 

8. Highlighter

Photo via Credo

RMS's Luminizer Holiday Gift Set could make the perfect, glowing gift for your friends or yourself (because you deserve a present, too!) Swipe one of the three luminizers over the tops of your cheekbones, your brow bones, or even use it for a shimmery-effect over your matte eyeshadow. 

Buy the gift set here or shop them individually on Amazon for $38 each

9. Makeup remover

You made it! The night's over — and whether you've been curled up at home or out on the town, you must remember to take off your makeup to let your skin breathe. Avoid adding back harmful chemicals with this remover from Province Apothecary. 

The remover features ingredients like organic avocado oil, organic raspberry seed oil, and organic jojoba oil, and it's also certified vegan. 

There is "no petroleum, parabens, synthetic fragrances and ingredients, endocrine disruptors, carcinogens, dyes, alcohol, solvents, pesticides, genetically modified organisms (GMOs), palm oil or derivatives, cosmetic grade ingredients and toxins of any kind," it says on Credo's website

Get it on Amazon for $20

Now time for bed. Happy 2018!


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