5 Ways to Green Your Beauty Routine

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4. Swap in organic alternatives Think you can’t live without retinoids or benzoyl peroxide? “Not only can they be harsh on your skin, but the way they are produced can be harsh on the planet too,” says Boldijarre Koronczay, president and founder of Éminence Organic Skin Care. Bamboo Firming Fluid with Natural Retinol Alternative (a complex of chicory root and tara tree) and Clear Skin Probiotic Masque, both by Éminence, are alternative solutions that nourish your skin—and the earth. Bonus: Éminence’s “Forests for the Future” initiative will result in the planting of enough trees to produce over 273,000,000 pounds of oxygen in 2013.