Celebrate St. Patrick's Day With These Green Beauty Products
Irish or not, many of us still make it a point to get dressed up in green and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day every year. The popular holiday observes the death of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, and has evolved over the years into a celebration of Irish culture that includes everything from parades and music to drinking and, of course, the color green.
From face masks to serums, these are our favorite green beauty products that will keep you from getting pinched on St. Patrick’s Day:
This loose-mineral, richly-pigmented eyeshadow has buildable coverage that can be subtle or bold. Can also be used in brows thanks to its matte finish. Vegan formula.
This hydrating mask soothes and nourishes skin. Restorative soluble native collagen and Laminaria Digitata combine to anti-oxidize, repair and renew tired skin. Honeysuckle soothes while fighting bacteria and regenerating skin from aging and elements. Reduces wrinkles, restores moisture, soothes redness, and tones & encourages healthy skin cells for ultra-smooth soft skin.
This Radiance Elixir is a powerful concentrate of 100% vegetable oils, rich in essential fatty acids (Omega 3 and 6). Its unique blend of Kemiri and papaya oils used traditionally in Bali for beautiful skin is combined with vitamin C, known for its radiance-boosting properties. Skin's natural glow is enhanced. Perfect for dull complexions.
côte No. 62 ($18)
Featuring a beautiful shade of fern green, this signature formula is cruelty-free, vegan, and free of major toxins such as formaldehyde, toluene, camphor, and more. côte polishes are proudly made in the United States. bottles are crafted from Italian glass and feature top-of-the-line brushes, allowing for even strokes and accurate application.
Feed your skin with this super hydrating 4-in-1 treatment mist fortified with antioxidant-rich superfoods for a fresh and dewy complexion. Balances and tones with vegan-friendly kefir ferment, brightens with organic Rooibos tea extract, and replenishes essential moisture with coconut water.
This French green clay-based mask is designed to nourish, brighten, soothe, draw out environmental impurities, and improve skin tone and texture with seaweed, grape stem cells, and a variety of plant extracts.
Featuring a revitalizing blend of organic yucca, honey, linseed, paprika, and stonecrop, this balancing mask soothes and rejuvenates maturing skin as it counters negative menopausal side effects. An advanced biocomplex of vitamins A, C, E, and coenzyme Q10 neutralizes free radicals, promotes collagen, and maintains essential moisture.
Epicuren Tropical Lave Body Cleanser ($50.50)
This silky, low-sudsing body wash contains pure plant extracts and essential oils. Enjoy a rich, tropical experience that allows your senses to escape, while leaving skin feeling soft and smooth.
This revitalizing mask is packed with fresh avocado butter, extract, and oil to deliver key fatty acids to support the outermost layer of skin that helps protect from environmental stresses. Parched skin is instantly soothed with an additional host of powerful antioxidants (goji berry, pomegranate, and coffee seed). Also includes anti-irritants like Allantoin and green tea, and skin-loving sodium PCA, which helps keep hydration locked in. Feels amazing when chilled prior to using.
This cutting-edge 24-hour moisturizing lip treatment delivers an instant and long-lasting burst of cooling minty freshness. Just press lips together to release the instant cooling encapsulation system while menthyl PCA slowly breaks down for continuous freshness.
This creamy yet breathable sleeping mask nourishes and softens dry, tired skin overnight. It’s a quick fix to eliminating dry flakes and dull skin. 74% of this creamy formula is made from four forms of avocado: avocado fruit, avocado extract, avocado oil, and avocado butter. Also contains PHA to buff away dead skin cells, kaolin clay to balance skin, and Manuka Honey, which defends skin against environmental stressors.
This calming facial oil features a hydrating blend of Omega-rich and irritation-soothing Cannabis Sativa seed (hemp oil), as well as environmental stress-defending adaptogens, including Shiitake Mushroom and Ashwagandha Root. Provides skin with rich moisture in a lightweight, quick-absorbing formula.
Jade is known for bringing good luck, abundance, and prosperity. It also promotes a sense of peace and purity within the mind. Maximize your skincare routine by incorporating this crystal roller to massage your skin. Facial rolling is a popular facial massage technique that promotes healthy, glowing complexion. In addition to increasing elasticity of skin, it also reduces appearance of pores, boosts collagen levels, promotes lymphatic drainage, eliminates toxins, and reduces puffiness and wrinkles.
The perfect oil and instant addiction. Made only of clean oils like argan, acai, and active essentials, it instinctively delivers what any skin needs. Dry skin drinks it in; oily skin finds clean balance; dull skin lights up; and redness fades. Apply as last step before moisturizing.
Add a pop of color to lips with this shimmery shade of grass green in a buttery, semi-matte formula.
This gel pot eyeliner in a crayon delivers intense color, 12-hour waterproof wear, and amazing glide in shimmer and matte finishes. Exclusive to Marc Jacobs Beauty, the super-malleable formula offers versatility of application. Apply Highliner for flawless, precise lines, or smudge immediately after lining for an instant smoky eye. It’s formulated with innovative gel ingredients, as well as conditioning vitamin E and rosehip seed oil. Its intense color payoff is available in an array of richly pigmented shades with two finishes: original shimmer or high-impact matte.
This body scrub is made with organic blue-green algae, which contains a full spectrum of minerals, chlorophyll, B vitamins, beta-carotene, pro vitamin A, lipids, active enzymes, essential amino acids, nucleic acids, plus DHA and EPA fatty acids. Drawing on a base of Atlantic sea salt, skin is detoxed and glowing from rich butters, as well as uplifting essential oils of lavender, juniper and grapefruit.
An amazing product for reducing pain and inflammation, this salve is restorative and healing to your nervous system. Emerald salve is the most popularly chosen for localized pain relief, muscle soreness, tension, and inflammation, but evidence is beginning to show a widening spectrum of potential benefits, from psoriasis, dermatitis, and cramping. Contains olive oil, shea butter, cocoa butter, coconut oil, hemp oil, and lavender essential oil.
This scrub makes skin feel silky smooth and soft from head-to-toe. It gently exfoliates rough, dry skin, combining softening sugar with sustainably-harvested seaweed extracts and other natural ingredients. These soft, creamy formulas, when massaged into the skin, provide a gentle and mild warming effect. Also contains Matcha green tea, lemongrass, aloe, and a multi-fruit AHA Complex.
This whipped, rich Guacamole Whip is infused with the power of avocado, Jarrah honey, argan oil, and monoi oil. Great for all hair types, it is highly moisturizing without weighing strands down. Helps repair damaged hair and smoothes hair and frizz.
Liquid glitter shadow features encapsulated black pigments that let you create a smoky finish when smudged. Layer multiple shades for a high-intensity chrome look. Once it dries, it doesn’t smudge, budge. or crease for all-day wear. Comfortable formula that’s long-wearing.
This long-wearing eye shadow delivers a splash of pigment-packed pearls that apply effortlessly and dry down to a high-shimmer sheen. The lightweight, water-infused texture (over 40%) dries down smoothly, locking in the multi-dimensional pearls for maximum shimmer, with minimal fallout.
bioClarity Sudsy ($19.95)
This body wash is chock-full of juicy, body-brightening tangerine, grapefruit, and lemon. Buff your body with natural massaging jojoba granules that gently exfoliate and moisturize, while lush Floralux and salicylic acid, tone, exfoliate and calm.
Fortified with pure sea kelp and packed with vitamins, this cleanser hydrates and softens each strand. Sea kelp is a natural source of vitamins A, B1, B2, C, D and E, as well as minerals including zinc, iodine, magnesium, iron, potassium, copper and calcium. The minerals in kelp, particularly iodine, promote scalp healing and hydrate tresses. Sea kelp also helps to stimulate new hair growth by encouraging the process of cell growth and division.
Give your skin a dose of ultra-rich hydration with this Mediterranean-inspired, nourishing olive body butter. With 48-hour moisturizing properties, your skin will stay softer for longer. Features Community Trade olive oil from Italy enriched with cocoa from Ghana and a delicate, fresh scent.
Perfect for the shower or a bath, this powerfully moisturizing gel features organic and softening ingredients, including organic shea butter, organic raspberry butter, organic aloe, cucumber, and marigold.
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Kamala Kirk is a University of Southern California graduate and has been an editor/writer for more than a decade. She has written for E! Online, Total Beauty, TravelAge West, Malibu Times Magazine, and many more. She resides in Los Angeles and is a proud pug mom. Follow her on Instagram: @kamalakirk