Beauty / Society

Heavy metals: How this makeup artist made the switch to sustainable beauty

By Fiona Embleton

Exploring earth and breaking new ground, we speak to makeup artist Crystabel Riley about how the beauty world can become more ethically and environmentally conscious

She’s the acclaimed London-based makeup artist who created the looks for the Heavy Metals shoot in Vogue Scandinavia’s December-January issue. She is also one of the industry’s most vocal advocates for sustainable makeup and taking an uncompromising approach to eco-beauty.


Here we talk to Crystabel Riley about what inspires her and the changing face of beauty…