7 Products That'll Convince You To Switch To Natural Makeup

We'll be the first to admit it: The prospect of switching over to natural makeup can be a bit overwhelming. Between (now debunked) stigmas about its staying power and the fact that we're persistent creatures of habit, opening our eyes to options other than our tried-and-true faves often feels anything but natural.

But considering the fact that we already use just about every other product from trusted brand Burt's Bees®, we decided to give it a go and test all (yes, all) the products from the buzzed-about (no pun intended) natural makeup line, launching now in Canada. Click through to discover our favourite picks — from a moisturizing, colour-rich lipstick to a gentle mascara with serious staying power — that were quick to prove what natural makeup can really do. (For the record, the foundation has plenty of coverage, and the eyeshadow will stay put all day.) All hype aside, don't be surprised when one (or more likely, all seven) of these beauty staples winds up in your makeup bag. You can't say we didn't warn you.

They say eyes are the windows to the soul, so why not treat them as such? This mascara (formulated without fragrance and parabens), uses jojoba oil and glycerin to lengthen and define lashes for a bold look that's gentle on our peepers.

Burt's Bees® Nourishing Mascara, CA$13.97, available at Walmart.
This lightweight, mattifying foundation boasts bamboo and honey powders to blur imperfections, moisturize, and provide buildable coverage. Plus, it's the perfect size to stash in our purse for quick, on-the-go touch-ups.

Burt's Bees® Mattifying Powder Foundation, CA$17.99, available at Amazon.
Who knew eyeshadow could actually help nourish our lids? This mineral trio is packed with bamboo, honey, and vitamin E to do just that — while simultaneously serving up long-lasting colour that won't smudge, crease, or fade.

Burt's Bees® Eye Shadow Trio, CA$14.99, available at Amazon.
No makeup look is complete without a flushed cheek, and this moisturizing, mineral-based formula (packed with honey and vitamin E) is the ultimate key to enhancing our natural glow.

Burt's Bees® Mineral Powder Blush, CA$14.99, available at Amazon.
The name says it all. This lightweight, all-day-wear foundation — which comes in 12 varied shades — leaves skin moisturized and glowing thanks to naturally sourced meadowfoam seed oil. We're seriously ready to ditch our old go-to base.

Burt's Bees® Goodness Glows Full Coverage Liquid Makeup, CA$18.97, available at Walmart.
For those days we want a light wash of colour instead of a fully pigmented pout, this sheer lipstick is our pick again and again. Plus, the smooth, creamy formula (boasting locally sourced beeswax, red raspberry, and moringa oils) is perfect for keeping lips soft and hydrated.

Burt's Bees® Glossy Lipstick, CA$9.97, available at Walmart.
Nothing is worse than a liner that won't stay put. Thankfully, this smooth-feel formula (packed with moisturizing jojoba, mango, and meadowfoam seed oils) does not fall into that category. Available in three ready-to-wear shades, there's an option for every eyeliner enthusiast.

Burt's Bees® Nourishing Eyeliner Pencil, CA$12.99, available at Amazon.
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