RIP Becca, queen of natural makeup. Luckily, there are some great alternatives

Fans of the Australian cosmetics brand shed a tear after its closure last month. But those in mourning needn’t worry


Becca closed permanently last month, and many beauty fans – myself included – will miss it. The Australian-born makeup brand was the first to promote a pared-back, natural and cool-girl aesthetic to women of all skin tones and ages, and its quality was outstanding. Becca suffered an identity crisis at the dawn of Instagram, when lurid marketing and dubious collaborations jarred with its signature chic look and philosophy. When it finally returned to its roots, the pandemic meant even the brand’s best efforts couldn’t save Becca.

Last spring fans reacted to the news of its imminent closure like saloon patrons to prohibition. Remaining stock of Becca’s hero products vanished within days, leaving latecomers bereft. But dry your eyes: I have been researching alternatives.

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