Moving To A Greener Complexion: Best Buys From The Drugstore

Moving To A Greener Complexion: Best Buys From The Drugstore

In my previous post on sunscreen, I noted the lack in quality beauty buys available at the drugstore. Well, that post prompted a little research on my end. Fueled by a determination to find a few non-toxic products, I clicked through to the ones that deliver good results.

Here, 5 Natural Beauty Buys From The Drugstore:

Let’s start where my sunscreen post ended — with Coola. I found¬†it on drugstore.com, and saved a couple bucks by buying two tubes. We’ve been wearing this for weeks… it is by far the easiest / best sunscreen for our family.

When my¬†move to a greener complexion commenced, this was one of my first buys.¬†Burt’s Bees is one of those brands that is widely accessible and ingredient conscious. The tinted lip balm is the bomb. I use it every day.

Nail polish isn’t exactly a non-toxic product in itself, but there are many brands going 5 Free which leaves out the super nasty stuff. Nonie Creme’s Colour Prevails is doing just that. Plus she came up¬†with this high tech handle to help with application… perfect for little hands (like GLs) to get their pretty polish on.

DH was ahead of me on this one. After a trip to SF he came back a Dr. Bronner’s convert. Liquid soap isn’t really my thing, however, these¬†bottles, last forever–they’re huge!

In the summer, I tend to tone down my make up routine, but all the sunscreen can lead to a shiny face. Although I have not yet tried this powder, the EWG says it is clean declaring it a definite must buy in my book.

Which drugstore products do you use?

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