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105 Non-Toxic, Natural Beauty Products That Actually Work

Struggling to find natural beauty products that actually work? In this post, we’ve rounded up 105 of the best clean, non-toxic beauty items that we’ve personally tested and love. From natural skincare and body care to natural makeup and hair, we’ve got your healthy beauty needs covered!

Struggling to find natural beauty products that actually work? In this post, we've rounded up 105 of the best clean, non-toxic beauty items that we've personally tested and love. From natural skincare and body care to natural makeup and hair, we've got your healthy beauty needs covered!

Raise your hand if you’ve ever shelled out money to try a new natural beauty product–hesitant to let go of an old favorite, but knowing that you need to upgrade your beauty arsenal to more natural and healthy products–only to be totally disappointed when you use it for the first time?

Then, you’re left with two choices: you either have to throw the product away, or let it sit in your drawer, convincing yourself that maybe you’ll try it again one day (that day which, as we know, never comes). #wishfulthinking

Not only is this money down the drain, but it’s also frustrating to waste your time and energy on products that just don’t work well.

Well girl, I totally got you. I’ve tried literally over a thousand different natural beauty products over recent years, and am now here to save you money, time and energy by recommending non-toxic, natural beauty products that actually work!

We’ve broken it down by category across natural skincare, makeup and hair so you can easily find what you need. Click below to jump to the section you want, or keep scrollin’ to see all our trusted recommendations.

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Natural Beauty Products: Skincare

Natural Beauty Products: Makeup

Natural Beauty Products: Hair

Natural Beauty Products That Actually Work: Skincare, Makeup

Natural Beauty Products: Skincare

Cleansers  + Makeup Remover

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Natural Beauty Products That Actually Work: Toners

Toners

  • True Botanicals Clear Nutrient Toner: Perfect for clearing acne, congestion and balancing oily or acne-prone complexions–all without drying out your skin. (Psst–get $20 off your first order over $40 with the code JOINUS20)!
  • Leahlani Skincare Citrus and Citrine Regenerating Toning Mist: Looking for an illuminating glow? This toning mist will revitalize and brighten your skin tone. Plus, each bottle has a Citrine gemstone inside that has been purified in the Hawaiian sea and sun to promote positive energy.
  • Mother Dirt’s Probiotic AO Mist: A few sprits a day of this probiotic spray will leave your skin more balanced. Plus, you can use it on your underarms in place of deodorant!
  • Heritage Store Rosewater + Glycerin Mist: I’m obsessed with this toner, which I spritz on my face a few times a day for a pick me up. You can also use it to add shine to your hair, soothe your skin, manage pH levels, and more.
  • Little Barn Apothecary Coconut + Mint Toner: A super-charged, replenishing and nourishing overall body mist perfect for post sun, post workout or whenever you feel the need for a little refreshment.
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Moisturizers + Face Oils

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Natural Beauty Products That Actually Work: Oils and Serums, True Botanicals

Facial Serums + Treatments

  • True Botanicals Clear Cellular Repair Serum: One of the most magical serums for acne! I also mix in the Vitamin C Booster at night, which helps with discoloration and reducing acne scarring.
  • Annmarie Skincare Citrus Stem Cell Serum: Lackluster skin? This Citrus Stem Cell Serum to the rescue!
  • Leahlani Skincare Siren Serum: Hawaii sunshine in a bottle right here, y’all. This radiant and skin-brightening serum promotes cellular regeneration and helps heal and protect the skin from UV damage. Best suited for oily, combination, mature and acne prone skin.
  • Kypris Clearing Serum: Great for acne-prone skin, this helped shrink my pores and smooth my skin.
  • Trilogy Organic Rosehip Oil Antioxidant+: This helps stimulate your skin’s natural support structure, and has even been clinically proven to improve skin tone and flexibility. Great for mature and aging skin.
  • Olive + M Face Oil: This was my go-to face oil for awhile. It’s nice and light while still leaving your skin with a soft glow.
  • Indie Lee Blemish Stick: Banish blemishes with this fast acting spot solution that shrinks pimple size and reduces redness.
  • Turmeric Vicco Paste: This anti-inflammatory cream disappears into your skin, vanishing pimples and evening skin tone like magic (and it’s super affordable)!
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Natural Beauty Products That Actually Work: Face Masks

Face Masks

  • True Botanicals Resurfacing Moisture Mask: A super gentle exfoliating treatment that moisturizes at the same time. Seriously, this stuff makes your skin glow! (Remember: get $20 off your first order over $40 with the code JOINUS20)!
  • cocokind organic Ultra Chlorophyll Mask: This detox mask is infused with antioxidants that help purify your skin. For the price, your really can’t go wrong!
  • Beautycounter No. 3 Balancing Charcoal Facial Mask: I adore this face mask; it has a 5-star average rating from 750 reviews! It’s perfect if you’re concerned with congestion and oily skin since the kaolin clay mask deep cleans and balances, absorbs excess oil and draws out impurities. Activated charcoal minimizes the appearance of pores and the salicylic acid stimulates exfoliation.
  • Leahlani Kokoleka Detoxifying Facial Mask: A new addition to my beauty regimen, this smells good enough to eat and my skin has never felt cleaner!
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Exfoliants + Scrubs

  • Acure Organics Brightening Facial Scrub: A great all around organic, cruelty-free scrub and cleanser for all skin types that’s gentle enough to use multiple times per week.
  • Suki Exfoliate Foaming Cleanser: Clarify and rejuvenate your complexion, plus fight fine lines, with this feel good cleanser–it starts off with crystal-like exfoliators and foams up as you work into your skin. So cool!
  • Annmarie Skincare Kaolin Micro Exfoliant: This remineralizing green kaolin clay cleans out your pores while restoring skin’s vibrancy for that flawless glow.
  • Exfoliating Mitt: I scrub my body and face with this a few times a week. It’s super gentle, makes my skin beyond smooth, and doesn’t require any expensive products.
  • Goop By Juice Beauty’s Instant Facial: I am obsessed with this product and used it every other night; I just love the smooth skin (seriously, baby soft!) and smaller pores I see as a result!
  • Leahlani Kalima Cleansing Powder: Activate with water and this grainy cleanser, made with silken coconut milk, soothing oatmeal, vitamin and antioxidant-rich tropical fruits, softening clays and organic vanilla beans, comes together to create the most exotic and delicious exfoliator–super gentle, too!

Natural Beauty Products That Actually Work: Sunscreen

Sunscreen + Self-Tanner

  • Beautycounter’s Protect All Over Sunscreen SPF 30: Formulated with non-nano zinc oxide and antioxidant-rich California Poppy, this non-toxic formula is gentle and actually rubs into your skin without leaving that white, ashy residue common in natural sunscreens. Plus, it smells AMAZING (a light citrusy scent), and most importantly, it actually works!
  • Beautycounter Countersun Spray: Unlike many spray sunscreens, Beautycounter‘s non-aerosol mist sprays on white to help guide application (no sunburn stripes!) and ensure you’re fully covered. It’s an effective shield from UVA, UVB & Blue Light rays, reef friendly, safe for children 6 months+ and water resistant.
  • Mineral Fusion’s Gradual Self Tan Lotion: I recently tried this in Medium/Dark and was blown away by the natural results that happened after just the first use! A super natural sunkissed glow!
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Natural Beauty Products That Actually Work: Deodorant

Deodorants

  • Native Deodorant’s natural deodorant: I am IN LOVE with this stuff after years of searching for the perfect natural deodorant! It’s so gentle and yet it works SO well.
  • Primal Pit Paste Deodorant: This was my go-to natural deodorant for awhile. It comes both in stick or jar form, depending on your preference. It works, but it can be a little harsh for delicate underarm skin.
  • Agent Nateur’s (holi)stick Deodorant: I love the gentle, food-grade ingredients of this brand. Smells incredible and actually works!
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Bath + Body Essentials

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Natural Beauty Products That Actually Work: Toothpaste, oral care

Oral Care

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Natural Beauty Products: Makeup

Foundations + Powders

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Natural Beauty Products That Actually Work: Makeup

Concealers

  • Hynt Duet Perfecting Concealer: This non-cakey concealer is lightweight and can be used as a spot treatment or for fuller coverage to mask under eye circles, acne and age spots.
  • Beautycounter’s Concealer Pen: I love this convenient pen that gives great coverage to dark circles, redness and other skin imperfections. The click-pen design and brush applicator make it easy to apply just the right amount exactly where you need it.
  • RMS’ Uncover-Up Concealer: “Un” cover-up doubles as concealer and light foundation to even out your skin tone. This organic formula even self-adjusts to your skin tone if they are not an exact match due to the mineral pigments used–cool, right?
  • Clove + Hallow Conceal + Correct: Cruelty-free lightweight yet buildable liquid concealer that doesn’t flake, break or cake.

Tinted Moisturizers

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Natural Beauty Products That Actually Work: Foundation, Blush, Bronzer

Blushes + Bronzers

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Natural Beauty Products That Actually Work: lip color

Lip Color

Eyes (Shadow, Eyeliner, Mascara, Brows)

Natural Beauty Products That Actually Work Hair Care

Brushes + Tools

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Natural Beauty Products: Hair

Shampoo

  • Beautycounter’s Volumizing Shampoo: It took me the longest time to find a natural shampoo I actually liked. Finally, this was the first one that not only smelled great but left my hair feeling clean and healthy. It actually suds up/lathers and rinses out completely!
  • True Botanicals Nourishing Shampoo: A newer find that also lathers and cleans without stripping. Antioxidant-packed for all hair types, including color-treated.
  • Phillip Adam Apple Cider Vinegar Shampoo: ACV isn’t just good for your gut–it also balances the ph level of your scalp, keeps it healthy over time and makes your hair squeaky clean and shiny. I can’t get enough of the scent of this natural shampoo that actually lathers!
  • The Seaweed Bath Co. Balancing Eucalyptus and Peppermint Argan Shampoo: Made with organic, sustainably hand-harvested Maine seaweed as base, this shampoo is a great natural detoxer while retaining moisture. It reminds me of Aveda’s classic scent.
  • Mineral Fusion’s Dry Shampoo (Medium to Dark): I love how it not only sops up any excess oil, but also doesn’t leave a white, powdery residue in my dark hair, letting me go 3-5 days in between wet washes.
  • Hair Dance 100% Natural & Organic Dry Shampoo Volume Powder: On days when I need some extra grease control, I use this awesome dry shampoo made with rice starch and oatmeal. It’s a bit more difficult to rub into my dark hair, but once it’s absorbed it’s like my hair has been freshly washed!

Natural Beauty Products That Actually Work: Bath, Body, Shampoo, Conditioner, Hair

Conditioner

  • Beautycounter Smoothing Conditioner: This smoothing formula really helps calm frizz, while detangling your strands. I love how it leaves my locks feeling hydrated, sleek and glossy!
  • True Botanicals Nourishing Conditioner: This antioxidant-rich formula repairs sun damage, restores vibrancy and leaves hair soft and silky but without weighing it down.
  • Phillip Adam Apple Cider Vinegar Conditioner: Apple cider vinegar naturally balances the ph level of your scalp, keeping it healthy over time and makes your hair squeaky clean and shiny. No more greasy residue left behind!
  • Andalou Naturals Lavender & Biotin Full Volume: Andalou Naturals was the first beauty brand to achieve Non-GMO Project Verified status. They use a unique ‘Fruit Stem Cell Science®’ in every product, which is essentially a super antioxidant defense system that works wonders.
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Styling Products + Hair Treatments

  • Josh Rosebrook Hairspray Firm Hold: A girl’s just gotta have her hairspray, but that conventional aerosol spray has got to go. This hairspray is made from clean, non-GMO corn and keeps hair in place naturally all day, plus has organic essential oils to add shine and nourishment to the hair and scalp.
  • Briogeo Rosarco Rosehip, Argan & Coconut Oil Blend: Great for frizz, split ends and restoring dry, brittle hair to a healthy, vibrant state.
  • Invisibobble Original Pony Tail Holders in Brown: Forget regular hair ties. These smooth rings don’t leave that dreaded bump in your hair after it’s been pulled back, and never get tangled in knots. Plus they’re super comfortable and water repellent.
  • Wet Brush Pro: The perfect gentle detangling brush for wet or dry hair, curly or straight!

There you have it–over 100 of our favorite natural beauty products! What are yours? We love discovering new brands and products that actually work, so let us know some of your favorites in the comments below!


Photo Credit: Heidi Geldhauser

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Photo Credit: Heidi Geldhauser

Disclaimer: This post includes affiliate links, and I will earn a commission if you purchase through these links. Please note that I've linked to these products purely because I recommend them and they are from companies I trust. There is no additional cost to you.

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4 comments on “105 Non-Toxic, Natural Beauty Products That Actually Work”

  1. OMG, this list is so helpful! I’ve been looking for a new exfoliant and always enjoy trying new face oils. Might have to throw in that blemish stick too! 😉 Love how you’ve vetted these products for us as I really hate wasting money on beauty products that don’t work.

  2. I love, love, Love products from the Healthy Farm Girl! It’s a small, full-disclosure company which strives to use nor harmful ingredients. The deodorant works awesome! I also love the shampoo bars, conditioner, and sea salt soap.

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