Month of Green: Makeup

There are plenty of beauty products on the market that can help the planet.

There are plenty of beauty products on the market that can help the planet.

There are plenty of beauty products on the market that can help the planet. (4/15/16)

SYOSSET - Your beauty products could be adding toxins to your body. News 12 Long Island’s Elizabeth Hashagen has some times to green your beauty routine.

Some nail polishes can be filled with chemicals. But there are some earth-friendly choices out there. At the Natural Nail Lounge in Syosset, they offer colors that are ‘3-free,’ which means they do not have the toxic trio of chemicals found in many popular brands.

And washing your hair doesn’t have to be harmful. At the Beehive Salon in Islip, which specializes in being earth-friendly, they have a lifetime container. This container is a reusable bottle to refill shampoo and conditioner. In addition, when it comes to color they have an eco-friendly system that is organic and doesn’t contain ammonia.

There are plenty of other beauty products on the market that are eco-friendly, including organic options for your lips. The best way to see if your product is green, is to read the labels. The best way to see if your product is green, is to read the labels, to make sure you are keeping yourself and the planet healthy.

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