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What Percentage of Your Beauty Items Are Eco-Friendly?

As you know, it's Earth Month, a time to think about how what you do, eat, and use affects not only you, but the entire world. These days, it's fairly easy to find organic or natural-based products, as more and more companies have shifted their ingredients from synthetic to natural and/or have added eco-friendly lines to their collections.

Take a moment to stop and reflect about all the beauty items you own, from hair spray to eye cream to hand lotion. How many of them would you consider to be eco-friendly? After you're done voting, check out my eco coverage. Good times.

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crystahl crystahl 8 years
I recently started using physicians formula organic makeup line. I love it!!! I feel so much fresher end eco-friendly just for using it. The tinted moisturizer makes a great foundation and the mascara is fantastic! :) All the laundry soap, hand soap, cleaners etc in my house are eco-freindly. It feels good to not only be helping the environment but also to be maintaining a healthier lifestyle for my family and I!
pharm_chick pharm_chick 8 years
not a whole lot unfortunately.. you just dont find the same colors and vibrancys etc with the eco stuff! but i agree with a few above, my household and personal care items are more eco friendly
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
Eh not a whole lot. I love what I love and plan on sticking to those brands. Sorry.
stephley stephley 8 years
I'm upwards of 50% switched over. I think people who don't think makeup matters might want to check out the Environmental Working Group's site:
arcticpuppet arcticpuppet 8 years
my hair and skin care products are but my make up isnt. I adore Aveda, but their make up is a tad out of my price range.
Advah Advah 8 years
Same as Jessie and Emalove, most of my makeup isn't, so about 50-65%. I'm working on it. How do you define eco-friendly though? Organic, not tested on animals, recyclable packaging, no unncessary wrapping..?
SnufaLuffaGus143 SnufaLuffaGus143 8 years
I have ZERO eco-friendly items. All the eyeshadows & lipsticks are quite ugly. The powders gives me hives. I like my shampoo to boost my hair dye color. I just don't see how i will ever change :/
emalove emalove 8 years
I am the same as Jessiebanana--all of my bath products, shampoo/conditioner, and body lotions are eco-friendly, but only some of my makeup is. So I'd say about 50%...I'm working on bringing that percentage up though, as more and more great eco-friendly options hit the stores..
Jessiebanana Jessiebanana 8 years
All of my face and hair products are, mainly cause I think they're better for my skin and hair, but I have zero clue about my make up...something tells me the majority of my make up isn't eco friendly.
soapbox soapbox 8 years
All of my hair products are eco-friendly and that's about it.
starangel82 starangel82 8 years
Less than 25%. Most of my cleaning products have made the switch, but I just haven't gotten there with my beauty products yet.
Allytta Allytta 8 years
what about you Bella? I heard you are a fan of Dior and such brands (which lets face it don't give a damn) so i guess 25 or less just like us? I think that's OK. I think this eco craze in cosmetics is just unnecessary.
Allytta Allytta 8 years
i use eco friendly washing up liquid and other home stuff. i think it's more important than beauty products.
bornthisway bornthisway 8 years
eep. i'm really bad about this. i only have 2 eyeshadows that are eco friendly.
juliarose23 juliarose23 8 years
i own a lot of products, many that i don't ever use, and most i have had before this eco-craze even started. but that doesn't mean that in the future i won't buy products that are good for the environment, because i plan to!
glam-sugar glam-sugar 8 years
Probably about 80-85 percent, nearly all of my makeup is but so far, most of my hair products aren't.
bailaoragaditana bailaoragaditana 8 years
At this point, less than 25%, given the vast quantity of products I own. But I'm working on changing on that - I'm replacing things (when they get used up) with eco-friendly versions of them...
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