Clean and Colorful Cosmetics

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Whether you're looking for a fun and flattering lip or nail color to wear all Spring and Summer, you also want it to be chip free, apply easily, and at least 5-free (free of formaldehyde, formaldehyde resin, DBP, toluene, camphor). And with lipstick, the search is over for the pinky nude that enhances your natural color or the sexy red that you can feel good in.

Habit offers a range of fun nail colors and happens to be eco-friendly and cruelty free. The cap is made of sustainably forested bamboo. (How cool is that?) We love how good it looks on a vanity and makes for such a great best-friend gift. Habit is also the only brand in the U.S. to feature Myrrh in their nail polish. If you're unfamiliar with Myrrh, it's a plant-based extract that coats nails in bolstering oleo resins and is an anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, and anti-inflammatory agent. As an added bonus, it actually works to strengthen your nails while you're wearing it! 

As a pioneer in the cosmetics industry, LVX boasts a 7-free formula (free of formaldehyde, formaldehyde resin, DBP, toluene, camphor, xylene & parabens). Their high-quality formula dries with a luxurious high-shine finish. We love their versatile neutrals and would wear them every day of the week. The over-cap comes off, revealing a non-slip handle for easy application. This Spring, LVX has debuted a 100% plant-based nail color remover that has us blown away. The individually packaged pads are completely odorless and one pad easily removes polish from all fingers and toes. The added benefit is that it contains Jojoba oil which moisturizes nails and cuticles as you remove your polish.

Our newest addition should already be on your radar. It's Kosås. Finally, a lipstick brand with great semi-matte colors that also keeps lips moisturized throughout the day. Their super hydrating formula contains tons of natural oils and butters, including: green tea seed, grapeseed, orange, and rosehip oils, and mango and shea butters. The Los Angeles brand has caught on with cool girls on both coasts. The brand's founder, Sheena Yaitanes' intention is to create fuss free, lip liner free lippies that naturally enhance a woman's beauty.