Cosmetics

Cosmetics have a bigger environmental impact than many realize, not to mention many are made with ingredients many consumers would like to avoid. At LeafScore, we are committed to covering the latest in clean beauty with the goal of helping our readers choose everyday items like lipstick, mascara, refillable cosmetics, and sunscreen that are eco-friendly and non-toxic.

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Greenwashing is common among vegan beauty products; here are the best vegan cosmetic brands that are genuinely vegan and sustainable.
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Whether or not you’re vegan, choosing vegan cosmetics is better for the environment, likely better for your skin, and better for animals too.
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There is growing awareness, among the public and decision-makers, that exposure to harmful chemicals in beauty products leads to negative health outcomes.
Clean beauty traceability
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Ingredient traceability is a must have for clean beauty products, but how can you tell if a brand is greenwashing?
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The beauty industry is rampant with waste, but these brands are doing things in a way that's better for us - and for the planet too.
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Common Heir Skincare seems to be doing everything right, but do their ingredients pass the LeafScore test? Here's what to know.
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These Leaf Score recommended nail polish brands have gone the extra mile to minimize microplastics and other problematic ingredients.
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You'd be surprised at the number of toxins in some of your standard mascara brands; try one of these non-toxic alternatives instead.
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There are many different kinds of packaging materials, but which are the most eco-friendly? We break down the best options for cosmetics.
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LVX is a vegan-friendly, cruelty-free brand making high quality, long-lasting nail polish in the USA. Here's our rating and review of their polishes.
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Zimah Collection makes nail polish that is vegan, cruelty-free, Halal, and wudu-friendly. Here's our rating and review of their polishes.
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Aila offers 8-free nail polishes that are cruelty free, vegan, and made in the USA. Here's our rating and review of their polishes.
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Tenoverten offers 8-free nail polishes that are cruelty free, vegan, and made in the USA. Here's our take on their polishes.
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Beauty Without Cruelty has been a big name in vegan-friendly cosmetics and toiletries in the UK. Here's our take on their nail polishes.
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Zoya are a top pick for non-toxic nail polish and are already a popular brand in nail salons. Here's our rating and review of their polishes.