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Winter is a time of expansion. Our stomachs expand after weeks of sustaining ourselves off shots of molasses and gingerbread cookies, the calendars expand to log another year, and now, Nordstrom is expanding their beauty department.

The brand new additions to Nordstrom’s beauty department are known as Natural Beauty Outposts, and they basically function as a smaller, more specific beauty department within the larger beauty section. The best part? All of the natural beauty products in the Natural Beauty Outpost are paraben-free, sulfate-free, and phthalate-free, so you can lather your face up in lush beauty products and feel confident about how they’re made.

Nordstrom’s new outposts will include our fave beauty brands that the department store already carries. Plus, the new Natural Beauty section will have new cosmetic companies that are focused on makeup, skincare, and hair!

This sounds like a savvy move on Nordstrom’s part and will impart peace of mind to many shoppers.

Now you may be asking exactly which products are sold in the Natural Beauty Outposts?

Have no fear, we’ve included a few samples for your viewing (and purchasing) pleasure.

“The Lip Slip” Lip Balm from Sarah Happ, $24

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The Resurfacing Mask from Tata Harper Skincare, $58

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Ultimate Makeup Beauty Remover Wipes (20 Count) from RMS Beauty, $16

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Multimasking Treatment Set from Glam Glow, $42

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Drying Lotion from Mario Badescu, $17

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You can check out the Natural Beauty Outposts in a Nordstrom store near you or online now to see if anything strikes your fancy.