Forget hemp packaging and patchouli. As Vanessa Lawrence discovers, the latest eco-minded indie-beauty COMPANIES are as luxurious as their big-industry counterparts.
Sasha Plavsic, 33 Ilia Beauty
Key ingredients: Jojoba oil, cocoa butter, vitamin E.
Recent developments: Plavsic has expanded with six lip glosses (right), two illuminators, and four mascaras, which contain a synthetic preservative—but Plavsic is working on creating a sugar-and-salt-based alternative.
Where to buy: Colette in Paris (colette.fr); ABC Carpet & Home (abchome.com)