Update: Jessica Alba has officially launched her latest passion project, Honest Beauty.
The 34-year-old first teased the cosmetics and skincare line on Instagram in June, with images of beautiful women of all shades. At a launch event on Wednesday, Alba said that she had "lost many nights of sleep over this and for good reason."
The product range (priced between $8-$30) includes mascara with lash primer, hydrating lip glosses and natural-looking crème blushes encased in sleek silver packaging. And because Alba keeps things "honest," they are formulated without parabens, synthetic fragrances or mineral oil.
As a Latina, Alba knows firsthand how difficult it is to find makeup that matches one's complexion. "When I was 12 years old, good Lord, it was hard to find some good foundation," she said. "And I just felt like every other beauty line made me feel like I needed to be somebody else." So she made sure to also include concealer duos, cream foundations and tinted moisturizers for individuals with deeper skin tones.
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EARLIER: It looks like Jessica Alba's Honest Company is expanding its eco-friendly goodness to the beauty aisle.
The 34-year-old actress and businesswoman took to Instagram on Tuesday to announce "something big is coming soon!" That "something big" is Honest Beauty.
Since The Honest Company launched in 2011, it's been a go-to brand for conscious shoppers in search of safe, non-toxic, accessible and affordable baby, skincare and home goods. "It just makes sense that a brand made for families, should really listen to families," Alba wrote of her company's philosophy in a blog post for The Huffington Post. "But, it goes beyond that, too. At the end of the day, we believe that together, we can make things better."
Well, she must have heard pleas for more natural beauty options. While the brand has yet to release official details, social media postings reveal that Honest Beauty will debut this fall and we can expect a gorgeous color cosmetics range.
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