We couldn’t wait to take a peek inside Jasmine’s bathroom cupboards. Just as we expected, this is a curated list of the very best clean formulas, but also nurturing and skin-loving ones. Consider this your go-to list of clean buys that are also planet-friendly.
“It’s really, really hard to formulate a natural mascara and so there is always a compromise, but it’s still worth opting for as ‘natural as possible’ when you’re wearing something so close to your eyes. This one is hydrating and waterproof – but not in that chemical-laden, pull-your-lashes-out-when-you-try-to-remove-it way. This is my favourite everyday mascara at the moment and I also love to use it over a more voluminous natural mascara at night.”
“Creamy blushers are my go-to. I love the sheen and the fact that you don’t need a brush, so it’s ideal for a little handbag on a night out. This one in Petal gives me a very natural nude pink that I can build up, and also dab on my lips.”
“After years of cooking, and many hours spent in the kitchen washing my hands in-between, I’ve learnt the importance of a quality hand wash that doesn’t strip the skin! What became a guest special is now an everyday treat that’s well worth it for me.”
“This brand turns everything you imagined about natural make-up on its head. Its eye-catching advertising, sharp packaging and on-trend colours attract you even before its holistic credentials do. I love the nude pink lipstick, with just the right amount of blue to keep it cool.”
“Eye shadow isn’t a part of my day-to-day face – I find a slick of black or brown liquid eyeliner quicker, easier and more manageable. But since my best friend, organic make-up artist Sjaniel Turrell, introduced me to this palette I feel like I can work that bronzed natural look so much better and I love the idea of ‘no make-up’ make-up.”
“This brand has been doing good things for my face for years. Coconut oil-based, the colour pots are great for my skin and this highlighter is a favourite because not only is it super-subtle, but it also has a rose-gold tint (rather than that white highlighter nightclub sheen!) for a fresh summer look.”
“I’ve been on the hunt for the right formula for years. Lots of natural concealers have worked for my friends, but I needed something creamy light and hydrating but not too reflective for under my eyes, and on top of that it had to have a yellow tone. Finally this one in number 03 works for me!”
MV ORGANIC SKINCARE
“I naturally have very dry skin and what with washing my hands often and the fact that I love to work with my hands all the time, they need extra love and care. This hand cream smells like pure luxury – if my hands could talk they would concur that this makes them feel like a million dollars (they’d also say that they love the ritual of a hand massage when I apply it!)”
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