The 16 Best Natural & Clean Foundations of 2020

Best Natural & Clean Foundations of 2020

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NATURAL FOUNDATIONS

 

LOOSE MINERAL POWDER FOUNDATION

 

  1. Alima Pure – Satin Matte Foundation

     

    Alima Pure Satin Matte Mineral Foundation
    SPF: None claimed
    Natural & Clean: Yes
    Organic: No. No color cosmetics with substantial pigment and coverage can be considered “organic” by US standards. This product is 100% mineral and contains no botanical ingredients.
    Vegan: Yes
    Ethical: Claims “no animal testing” but the brand is apparently not affiliated with a certification.
    Other Claims: Formulated without fragrance, gluten, parabens, phthalates, silicone, dimethicone, talc, bismuth oxychloride, and nanoparticles
    Certifications: B-Corp
    Made in: USA
    Price: $28
    # of Amazon Reviews: 108

  2. Jane Iredale – Amazing Base Loose Mineral Powder
     Jane Iredale Amazing Base Foundation
    # of Shades: 14
    SPF: 20
    Natural & Clean: Yes
    Contains: Dimethicone
    Organic: No. No color cosmetics with substantial pigment and coverage can be considered “organic” by US standards. This product is mostly mineral-based and contains a minor amount of botanical ingredients that are not certified organic.
    Vegan: Yes
    Ethical: Certified Cruelty-Free by Leaping Bunny
    Other Claims: Formulated without phthalates, parabens, GMOs, synthetic preservatives, synthetic fragrance, talc, nanos, mineral oil
    Certifications: Leaping Bunny, PETA
    Made in: USA
    Price: $44
    # of Amazon Reviews: 72
  3. Monave – Mineral Powder
    Monave Loose Mineral Foundation
    # of Shades: 24
    SPF: None claimed
    Natural & Clean: Yes
    Organic: No. No color cosmetics with substantial pigment and coverage can be considered “organic” by US standards. This product is 100% mineral and contains no botanical ingredients.
    Vegan: Yes
    Ethical: Claims “cruelty-free” but not apparently affiliated with a certification
    Other Claims: Formulated without gluten, FD&C and Lake Dyes, Carmine, and other “irritants”
    Certifications: None
    Made in: USA
    Price: $22
    # of Amazon Reviews: Not available on Amazon
  4. Bare Minerals – Loose Powder Matte Foundation
    Bare Minerals Loose Powder Matte Foundation
    # of Shades: 30
    SPF: 15
    Natural & Clean: Yes. This is Bare Minerals only loose powder foundation option that is Bismuth oxychloride-free .
    Organic: No. No color cosmetics with substantial pigment and coverage can be considered “organic” by US standards. This product is 100% mineral and contains no botanical ingredients.
    Vegan: Yes
    Ethical: Claims cruelty-free and is certified by PETA
    Other Claims: Formulated without Phthalates, Formaldehyde, Propylene glycol, Mineral Oil
    Certifications: PETA
    Made in: USA
    Price: $32
    # of Ulta Reviews: 6398
  5. bellapierre Mineral Foundation

    bellapierre Mineral Foundation Loose Powder
    # of Shades
    : 10
    SPF: 10
    Natural & Clean: Yes
    Organic: No. No color cosmetics with substantial pigment and coverage can be considered “organic” by US standards. This product is 100% mineral and contains no botanical ingredients.
    Vegan: Yes
    Ethical: Claims cruelty-free and is certified by Leaping Bunny
    Other Claims: Non-comedogenic, hypoallergenic and safe for all skin types
    Certifications: Leaping Bunny
    Made in: not stated
    Price: $44.98+
    # of Amazon Reviews: 557

PRESSED MINERAL POWDER FOUNDATION

  1. Mineral Fusion – Mineral Fusion Pressed Powder Foundation
    Mineral Fusion Pressed Powder Foundation

    # of Shades: 15
    SPF: Mineral Fusion claims “natural UV-protection” but doesn’t list an SPF rating. This usually means it hasn’t been tested for an SPF rating per FDA requirements to make a legal SPF claim on the product.
    Natural & Clean: Yes
    Organic: No. No color cosmetics with substantial pigment and coverage can be considered “organic” by US standards. This product is mostly mineral and contains a minor percentage of botanical ingredients that are not certified organic.
    Vegan: Yes
    Ethical: Claims cruelty-free and is certified by Leaping Bunny
    Other Claims: Formulated without gluten, parabens, artificial color, fragrance, talc, phthalates, and hypo-allergenic.
    Certifications: EWG Verified and Leaping Bunny
    Made in: USA
    Price: $32.99
    # of Amazon Reviews: 841

  2. Jane Iredale – PurePressed Base and Refillable Compact
    Jane Iredale Refillable Compact for Pure Pressed Base Jane Iredale Pure Pressed Base

    # of Shades: 26
    SPF: 15-20 depending on the shade
    Natural & Clean: Yes
    Organic: No. No color cosmetics with substantial pigment and coverage can be considered “organic” by US standards. This product is mostly mineral-based and contains a minor amount of not certified organic botanical ingredients.
    Vegan: Yes
    Ethical: Certified Cruelty-Free by Leaping Bunny
    Other Claims: Formulated without phthalates, parabens, GMOs, synthetic preservatives, synthetic fragrance, talc, nanos, mineral oil
    Certifications: Leaping Bunny, PETA
    Made in: USA
    Price: $42 for the foundation and $18 for the refillable compact
    # of Amazon Reviews: 1515 and 247

  3. Zuzu Luxe – Dual Powder Foundation
    Zuzu Luxe Dual Powder Foundation

    # of Shades: 7
    SPF: None claimed
    Natural & Clean: Yes
    Organic: No. No color cosmetics with substantial pigment and coverage can be considered “organic” by US standards. This product is mostly mineral-based and contains a minor amount of botanical ingredients that are not certified organic.
    Vegan: Yes
    Ethical: Certified Cruelty-Free by Leaping Bunny
    Other Claims: Purchase fair trade micas and formulated without phthalates, corn, talc, soy, propylene glycol, animal ingredients, nanos, gluten, FD&C agents
    Certifications: GFCO Certified Gluten-Free, Cruelty-Free by Leaping Bunny
    Made in: USA
    Price: $29.80+
    # of Amazon Reviews: 153

  4. Gabriel Cosmetics – Dual Powder Foundation

Gabriel Cosmetics Dual Powder Foundation

# of Shades: 5
SPF: None claimed
Natural & Clean: Yes
Organic: No. No color cosmetics with substantial pigment and coverage can be considered “organic” by US standards. This product is mostly mineral-based and contains a minor amount of botanical ingredients that are not certified organic.
Vegan: Yes
Ethical: Yes
Other Claims: Formulated without coal tar derivatives, FD&C coloring agents, parabens, mineral oil, lanolin, talc, propylene glycol, gluten, carmine, and nanos
Certifications: Natural Products Association Certified (NPA), GFCO Certified Gluten-Free, Cruelty-Free by Leaping Bunny
Made in: USA
Price: $27.70
# of Amazon Reviews: 112

LIQUID FOUNDATION

  1. Jane Iredale – Liquid Minerals – A Foundation
    Jane Iredale Liquid Minerals A Foundation

    # of Shades: 13
    SPF: None claimed
    Natural & Clean: Yes
    Organic: No. No color cosmetics with substantial pigment and coverage can be considered “organic” by US standards. This product is mostly mineral-based and contains a minor amount of botanical ingredients that are not certified organic.
    Vegan: Yes
    Ethical: Yes
    Other Claims: Formulated without parabens, talc, phthalates, synthetic fragrance, fillers, and GMO ingredients, extensively tested for safety, stability, efficacy, and performance, non-comedogenic and dermatologist/allergy tested.
    Certifications: Cruelty-Free by Leaping Bunny
    Made in: USA
    Price: $44
    # of Amazon Reviews: 96

  2. Eco Bella – Natural Liquid Foundation
    Ecco Bella Natural Liquid Foundation

    # of Shades: 7
    SPF: 15
    Natural & Clean: Yes
    Organic: No. No color cosmetics with substantial pigment and coverage can be considered “organic” by US standards. This product is mostly mineral-based and contains a minor amount of botanical ingredients that are certified organic.
    Vegan: Yes
    Ethical: Claims to be ‘cruelty-free’ but doesn’t clearly display or claim any third party cruelty-free certification.
    Other Claims: Formulated with certified organic botanical ingredients. Formulated without animal testing, stearic acid, tallow, lanolin, dairy, collagen, parabens, talc, and FD&C dyes
    Certifications: Made in the USA, Green America Certified Business
    Made in: USA
    Price: $26.95
    # of Amazon Reviews: 223

  3. Ilia – Natural True Skin Serum Foundation
    Ilia Beauty Natural True Skin Serum Foundation

    # of Shades: 8
    SPF: None claimed
    Natural & Clean: Yes
    Organic: No. No color cosmetics with substantial pigment and coverage can be considered “organic” by US standards. This product is mostly mineral-based and contains a minor amount of botanical ingredients that are certified organic.
    Vegan: Yes
    Ethical: Yes
    Other Claims: Made with certified organic botanical ingredients and formulated without parabens, phthalates, sulfates, GMOs, synthetic fragrance, gluten and talc

CREAM FOUNDATION

  1. Vapour Organic Beauty – Luminous Foundation

    Vapour Organic Beauty Luminous Foundation

    # of Shades: 10
    SPF: None claimed
    Natural & Clean: Yes
    Organic: No. No color cosmetics with substantial pigment and coverage can be considered “organic” by US standards. This product is mostly mineral-based and contains botanical ingredients that are certified organic.
    Vegan: No, this product contains certified organic beeswax.
    Ethical: Yes
    Other Claims: All-natural, cruelty-free, non-toxic
    Certifications: Leaping Bunny
    Made in: USA
    Price: $46
    # of Amazon Reviews: Not available on Amazon

  2. W3ll People – Natural Narcissist Foundation + Concealer Stick
    W3ll People – Natural Narcissist Foundation + Concealer Stick

    # of Shades: 9
    SPF: None claimed
    Natural & Clean: Yes
    Organic: No. No color cosmetics with substantial pigment and coverage can be considered “organic” by US standards. This product is mostly mineral-based and contains botanical ingredients that are certified organic.
    Vegan: No, this product contains beeswax.
    Ethical: Yes
    Other Claims: Non-comedogenic and formulated without parabens, gluten, GMO, phthalates, sulfates, fragrance, phenoxyethanol, dimethicone, PEG, propylene glycol, butylene glycol, mineral oil, and talc
    Certifications: EWG Verified, Cruelty-Free by Leaping Bunny and PETA
    Made in: USA
    Price: $28.99
    # of Amazon Reviews: 152

  3. RMS Beauty – “Un” Cover-Up Cream Foundation

  4. Au Naturale – Zero Gravity Foundation

 

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