Courtesy of Better Life Whole Foods

Suki Makeup - Local from Northampton

About Suki:  Suki, inc. was created in Suki Kramer's kitchen in Massachusetts after years of study with cosmetic chemists and a history of creating traditional medicinal formula's for herself, friends, and family.  The company was born out of her desire to find products that were not only effective and 'green' but sensual and sophisticated. 

Suki products are made without toxic chemicals that are known to cause harm such as:

Mercury (apprears on labels as thimerosal) - a human reproductive or developmental toxin - found in eye drops, ointments, and mascara.

Placenta - produces hormones that can interfere with the body's normal hormone functions - found in hair relaxers, moisturizers, and toners.

Lead Acetate - human reproductive and developmental toxin - found in hair dyes and cleansers.

Petrochemicals (appears on labels as petrolatum, mineral oil, and paraffin) - found in hair relaxers, shampoos, anti-aging creams, mascaras, perfumes, foundations, lipsticks, and lip balms.

Phthalates (appeared on labels as dibutyl and diethylhexyl) - human reproductive and developmental toxins and endocrine disrupters - found in nail polishes, fragrances, and hair sprays.

Hydroquinone - possible carcinogen and probable neurotoxin and skin sensitizer - can also cause skin disease called ochronosis - found in skin lightening products and moisturizers.

Nanoparticles - untested - found in eye shadows, bronzers, sunscreens, and lotions