A ‘Clean’ Dozen Earthy and Organic Beauty Products
Ditch your dirty dozen (or more) beauty products lying around your vanities! This spring, let Earth Day linger through the season – on your body, hair and face. Check out what some celebs like Jessica Alba and Molly Sims are doing to improved the quality of their beauty cache. And with Mother’s Day approaching, treat your mom to some toxin-free must-haves. Below, we’ve assembled a clean dozen of some of our favorites.
Clark’s Botanicals Skin-Clearing Face & Body Wash: This algae-enriched exfoliating face and body wash rids skin of dead surface cells and minimizes large pores. It also soothes and helps skin with jasmine absolute extract. Made for all skin types, including oily and problem skin. $46, 7.4 oz.
Clean Well’s Liquid Hand Soaps: Experience all three soap scents – lavender, orange vanilla and peppermint in one convenient pack. Unlike other germ-killing soaps, Clean Well does not include harsh chemicals. Instead, it harnesses the antiseptic power of thyme. $19 for 3.
Honest Company Conditioning Mist: Jessica Alba and Christopher Gavigan launched The Honest Company as parents who wanted to bring affordable, eco-friendly pruducts to the whole family. The organic, botanical conditioners inside this conditioning spray strengthen, silken and separate strands. Made with argan oil, shea butter, jojoba and quinoa proteins this natural blend gently softens and nourishes tangled, frizzy and fly-away hair.
Lavanila Laboratories The Healthy Deodorant: This chemical-free, long-lasting deodorant is an absolute must-have, even on hot summer days. The fresh scents of vanilla, lavender, vanilla grapefruit and vanilla coconut are wonderful, but the best part is that this deodorant does not contain aluminum, parabens, propylene glycol and no harsh chemicals. Molly Sims $14, 2 oz.
L’Occitane Shea Butter Foot Cream: Committed to a better environment and fab products, L’Occitane makes an award-winning foot cream that is a prescription for relief. Made from lavender essential oil shea butter and a hint of mint, this foot solution emphasizes comfort, coolness and a reduction of irritation. $12, 1 oz.
Lush Vanilla Dee-Lite Body Lotion: This decadent, soothing cream is a light moisturizer for the body, but still effective. TI’s made from organic coconut water, coconut oil, hibiscus and vitamins to keep skin soft and hydrated. $28, 8.45 oz.
Marie Veronique Organics Pacific Exfoliating Moisture Mask: Dead cells build up every year, clogging pores and leaving your skin dull and blotchy. Whisk it away and get back your glow with this moisture mask, made of lactic acid, avocado butter and solanum tuberosum (potato) to exfoliate and brighten your skin. $90, 1.7 oz.
Organix Moroccan Argan Oil Shampoo: Indulge your hair with Organix’s blend of Moroccan argan oil for soft, seductive, silky tresses. It’s sulfate/paraben free and contains vitamin E and antioxidants to help your hair’s cell structure and to seal in shine. $6.
Pacifica Waterproof Eye Liner: These water-proof, buttery smooth eye pencils glide on smooth and are long lasting and come from a 100% vegan beauty line. Made with Jojoba oil, shea butter and vitamin E and C, these have anti-aging and eye moisturizing benefits. $11.
RMS Beauty Lip2Cheek Colors: RMS cares about its ingredients, as well as the packaging of their divine hues, which are made from recyclable glass with recyclable aluminum lids. These gorgeous colors can be applied to both lips and cheeks. $36, .17 oz.
Whish Lavender Sugar Scrub: This scrumptious sugar scrub exfoliates and moisturizes dull, dry skin. Ingredients include: brown sugar, raspberry seed, sugar can exfoliate, shea butter, raspberry butter, aloe moisture, vitamin E extract and avocado oil. $28, 12 oz.
Young Blood Mineral Radiance: Using the purest, premium grade minerals, Young Blood doesn’t use any alcohol, artificial fragrance, talc or petroleum. Packed with vitamins, give you a healthy summer glow all year long. These bronzers can be used on the face and body, or even just as a blush. $43, .335 oz.