I’m all for the clean, natural beauty movement, but I’ll be honest - makeup with the word ‘organic’ in its description has rarely impressed me. The formulas are never quite right, the colour selection is usually disappointing and they just don’t wear as well as regular products. There’s always an exception and that’s why I have to talk about Kosas, a natural makeup brand from L.A that’s taking over my beauty bag this month.
The best thing about Kosas lipsticks is they only come in strong, feminine colours that aren’t too girly or high-maintenance. They also keep your lips super moisturised with mango seed butter, shea butter, rosehip and jojoba oils. If you’re after a “my lips but better” look, try Rosewater (a sheer pink nude favoured by Emily Weiss) or Undone (a semi-matte pinky brown). I’m obsessed with Fringe - a warm, deep 90s red that I dab on as a stain for day and build up to a bold lip for night. For a fresh vibrant colour try Thrillest, a sheer poppy red that doesn’t age you like a lot of red lipsticks can.