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Talk to almost any clean beauty loving girl and she will eventually lament on the lack of non-toxic and clean beauty brands when it comes to color cosmetics. There are so many great natural brands for skin and body but less when you want a wide variety of color makeup. Unfortunately, there is not many at all in the stores- just look in the aisles at Target for natural, non-toxic, green, clean makeup and you will come up almost empty handed save for Pacifica and Boots No. 7.

How I wish Target and other stores would stock their shelves with natural options! Hint, hint- hello Target and CVS and other stores? Please look into true natural color cosmetics!

I am super happy that there are natural options out there and I’ve mentioned many of them (Vapour Organics, Revolution Beauty, W3LL People, RMS Beauty to  name a handful). I’m a big fan of Gabriel Cosmetics Zuzu Luxe line– two new lip palettes have really impressed me. Shades of Passion  (below) is gorgeous shades of bold red while Shades of Hope (above) is all girly pink.

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The long lasting color is nicely pigmented, I love these. I dabbed just a little bit on my lips and was surprised at the rich color. There’s a nice lip brush included in the palette for easy application but I usually use my finger.  Gabriel Cosmetics is all natural, vegan, and gluten free. You can find more about this makeup here. *Shades of Hope will be available on January 14*

gilded2Known and loved for being non toxic and mineral based is Jane Iredale. Check out the Glamour Eye and Lip Palette!

This features the best of eye shadows and lip colors. Housed in a feminine gold case, the palette contains 15 eye shadows and 10 PureMoist lipsticks with five PureGloss glosses. How’s that for a multitasking product? Its quite small (each color is a jewel-like dot as you can see above) and convenient- easily fits in my purse without taking up much more room than my cell phone. Vegan, cruelty free and gluten free, who wouldn’t love this? I do!

Its the perfect compact to take with you when you travel or just to have for touch ups throughout the day.

Be sure to check out the Snappy Brush Wand – this nifty gadget features three interchangeable magnetic brush heads to suit your lip and eye application needs. Keep it close to apply the shades from the Glamour Eye and Lip palette!

Find out more about the holiday products from Jane Iredale by going here.

Have some great natural makeup to share? Leave me a note in the comments!