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Natural beauty: Organic beauty products
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Product: Juice Beauty Sensitive Green Apple Peel from the Organics to Go kit
Price: $60 for the kit, available at Sephora.
Kiss My Face Obsessively Organic So Refined Jojoba & Mint Facial
Simply. Body Butter
Price: $20 for 170 g.
1. Simply marvellous
Star product Simply. Body Butter ($20 for 170 g).
Claim to fame This moisturizer hydrates to the max, with organic shea butter, safflower oil and vitamin E, and it leaves you smelling sweet-like chocolate — thanks to fair-trade cocoa butter.
2. Rosy glow
Star product Farmaesthetics Pure Complexion Tonic With Chamomile & Rosewater ($29).
Claim to fame This toner soothes, softens and cleanses your skin with 100-percent natural botanicals like witch hazel, lavender and chamomile. And the royal-blue apothecary-style bottle is a nice retro touch.
3. Amazonian beauty
Star product Inara Organic Body Care Babassu Body Crème ($47).
Claim to fame The key organic ingredient in this rich lotion is ultra-moisturizing Babassu oil, harvested from the Amazon. Quickly absorbed into the skin, it will leave you with that fresh-from-the-spa glow.
4. Clean slate
Star product Miessence Lemon Myrtle Shampoo ($22).
Claim to fame Send your locks into detox with this shampoo. The organic lemon, bitter orange and grapefruit extracts wash away heavy product buildup.
5. Juicy details
Star product Juice Beauty Sensitive Green Apple Peel from the Organics to Go kit ($60 for the kit).
Claim to fame A fave of Kate Hudson and Scarlett Johansson, this organic line cares for the skin with fruit and botanical juices. In this case, an apple a day
does keep the (skin) doctor away!
Images courtesy of Norbert Mayer
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Product: Farmaesthetics Pure Complexion Tonic With Chamomile & Rosewater
Price: $29, 1-800-711-9194.
The Green Beaver Company Green Tea With Aloe Vera Anti-Oxidant Face Cream
6. Eager beaver
Star product The Green Beaver Company Green Tea With Aloe Vera Anti-Oxidant
Face Cream ($13.75).
Claim to fame The aloe in this soothing lotion is ideal for skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis, while organic green tea provides added antioxidant benefits. Extra kudos for its whimsical packaging.
7. Face off
Star product Origins Nourishing Oil for Face ($35).
Claim to fame One of the newest products from the cult-favourite line, this lightweight yet moisturizing oil is perfect for spot-treating dry patches. Based on organic safflower and rapeseed oil, the product contains nourishing ingredients like clary sage, geranium and clove.
8. Sugar, sugar
Star product Suki Pure Cosmetics Exfoliating Lemongrass Cleanser ($28.70).
Claim to fame This vegan-friendly scrub is perfect for sensitive and allergy-prone skin. Organic rice powder and sugar gently exfoliate skin, while ingredients like lemon grass and seaweed extract cleanse and moisturize.
9. Cinnamon girl
Star product Éminence Organic Skin Care Sour Cherry Masque ($54).
Claim to fame This yummy-smelling mask uses vitamin-rich organic sour cherry and lemon to help fend off free radicals. A dash of cinnamon stimulates cell renewal.
10. Kiss, kiss!
Star product Kiss My Face Obsessively Organic So Refined Jojoba & Mint Facial ($18).
Claim to fame The exfoliating jojoba beads are blended into the moisturizer to cleanse and hydrate your skin all in one shot. Get your glow on with invigorating and clarifying essential oils like mint, tea tree and eucalyptus.
Images courtesy of Norbert Mayer