Nvey Eco Makeup Brushes

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Green Gem
Brushes made of recycled materials (like aluminum) and others that have little impact on the environment (like bamboo) have been around for a few years, but a makeup brush that can be turned into compost...now that's new. The handles of NVEY Eco Makeup Brushes ($22 to $54; EcoNVEYBeauty.com)are made of corn resin, which breaks down to create soil fertilizers. When you're ready to dispose of your brushes, you can send them to Nvey Eco (or go to their website to find a compost center near you). They'll take care of the composting part and then give you a coupon for 20 percent off your next purchase. Way to grow!