The Hive’s Summer Clean Makeup Round-Up

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The beauty theme of summer ’21: minimal and glowy. And it’s also about making your beauty products *clean* if you haven’t already- because using toxic beauty products should be left in 2020. 

This summer’s beauty trends are about accentuating your features with a natural-but-better approach. We’ve tested out hundreds of non-toxic makeup and narrowed down our favorites by category. 

Ready to make the leap into clean beauty? Here’s the makeup we’ve been wearing on repeat this summer. 


Kosas Tinted Face Oil Foundation, $42

The silkiest foundation you’ll ever lay on your skin. Highly pigmented and light in weight, this foundation will be your daily go-to for a quick 

MERIT The Minimalist Concealer

The perfect blend of a foundation and a concealer. Use it for spot treatment or use their award-winning blending brush to even out your skin tone. 


OGEE Sculpted Face Stick , $42

The PERFECT amount of glow without looking like a glazed donut. Perfect on cheekbones, lips and even eyes. *organic 

Tower 28 BeachPlease Luminous Tinted Balm, $20 

Product of the summer = cream cheek color. This product is buildable color in a variety of shades. 

Kosas Color & Light Palette – Powder, $34

The right amount of pigment with color combos that compliment each other perfectly. 


Cover FX Monochromatic Bronzer Duo

OGEE Sculpted Face Stick, $42


Kosas Air Brow – Clear, $22

The best product to shape your brows and keep them in place. 

PYT Beauty Brow Goals Pencil, $14

A smooth, matte formula that draws on the most precise color.  



Kjaer Weis Lip Liner Pencil, $30

The brow pencil of the year. Pair it with one of Kjaer Weis’s luxurious lipsticks for the perfect pout. *organic

Kjaer Weis Lip Stick, $48

The most luxurious, highest-quality lip stick that’s both organic and non-toxic. *organic

Tower 28 ShineOn Lip Jelly, $14

Perfect consistency, non-sticky and gives the perfect slick look. 


PYT Beauty Baby Got Base Eye Primer, $14

The best, clean eye primer that prevents creasing and smudging. 

Alima Pure Pressed Eyeshadow | The Hive

Alima Pure Pressed Eyeshadow, $20

Perfectly pigmented shadow in the best assortment of shades. 

PYT Beauty Wingman Liquid Liner, $16

Your new go-to, smudge-proof liquid liner for the perfect cat-eye. 


Ilia Fullest Volume Mascara, $28

This new formulation is buildable and weightless. Provides volume without smudging or flaking. 

MERIT Clean Lash, 26

Highly-pigmented & perfect for lengthening and defining individual lashes. Our go-to for daytime or nighttime wear. 

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