July 6, 2008
Product Find: Eco-Friendly Makeup
Finally, you can do something for the environment and look good doing it. Taking a new spin on "natural beauty," Cargo Cosmetics has introduced its PlantLove collection, featuring 20 lipsticks - 11 designed by celebrities including Mariska Hargitay ("a sheer warm nude cream") and Maria Menounos ("a sheer poppy red") and nine inspired by "places of ecological beauty" such as Yellowstone ("a rich rose plum shimmer") and Killarney ("a soft terracotta pink shimmer").
Almost everything about these lipsticks is plant-based. They're made from a botanical formula using orchid complex, meadowfoam seed oil, jojoba and shea butter. They contain no mineral oils or petroleum-based ingredients.
Cargo donates $2 from every lipstick sale to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Visit www.sephora.com.
- Caroline Dohack
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