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For our 6th Annual Best of Natural Beauty Awards, we asked personal care companies to nominate products from their lines-the very best from their entire collection. Boxes began arriving at our offices in droves, and we quickly got to work testing and trying out each product. A handful rose to the top as beauty standouts worthy of special recognition. These exceptional products are our award-winning selections, organized here into seven consumer-friendly categories.
MyChelle DermaceuticalsPure Harmony Serum This super lightweight serum with vitamin B3 and licorice cools, calms, and brightens sensitive skin without causing irritation.
FloraFlor•Essence Rejuvenating Cream Revitalize your skin with this lightly scented face cream, featuring a synergistic blend of seven herbs. Perfect as a day and nighttime moisturizer.
Hyalogic Episilk Facial Mist Keep this refreshing mist on hand for an anytime spritz of moisture. It’s made with the highest-quality hyaluronic acid, nature’s secret for younger-looking skin.
Reviva LabsLighten & Brighten Dark Spot Serum This super silky gel feels great on skin and really works at lightening dark spots and evening out complexion-daily use promises brighter-looking skin.
Bath & Shower
Aura CaciaRestoring Helichrysum & Lemon Balm Milk & Oat Bath Lift your mood, calm your mind, and soothe your skin with this heavenly scented bath powder featuring only pure essential oils.
Hugo & Debra NaturalsCreamy Coconut Sugar Scrub This body scrub, made with coconut sugar, smells good enough to eat. Turn your shower or bath into a spa as you exfoliate your skin.
NOW SolutionsNutri-Shave Natural Shave Cream This skin-softening lotion helps prevent razor burn and ingrown hairs with the help of hyaluronic acid, aloe, allantoin, and olive oil.
Nature’s GateVelvet Moisture Papaya Body Wash This tropical-scented shower gel feels like satin, thanks to an exclusive moisture blend that includes papaya and pineapple enzymes, shea butter, and apricot kernel oil.
Out of AfricaGrapefruit Skin Saver Daily Hydrating Oil This luxe body oil is a treat for skin. It’s made with shea butter, avocado oil, olive oil, almond oil, and vitamin E. We love the delicate grapefruit scent.
EO ProductsEveryone Lotion in Coconut & Lemon Scented a essential oils and organic coconut and sesame seed oils, this lotion is light enough to use on your face yet moisturizing enough for hands and body.
Home HealthHerbal Magic Roll-On Deodorant in Herbal Scent This deodorant has a clean, fresh fragrance and contains no aluminum or artificial fragrances. It eliminates odor with algae, aloe vera, witch hazel, and other natural ingredients.
Botanique by HimalayaIntensive Moisturizing FootCare Cream Rough, cracked heels and dry skin are no match for this intensely moisturizing foot cream, made with Soliga Forest honey, lavender, and coriander.
Weleda Pomegranate Regenerating Body Lotion This fruit-scented lotion contains pomegranate seed oil, shea butter, and apricot oil. It’s designed to stimulate cell renewal and protect skin.
Andalou Naturals All in One Beauty Balm Sheer Tint with SPF 30 A moisturizer, sunscreen, and mineral-tinted foundation-all in one. Also boasts an exclusive berry complex that helps regenerate skin cells.
Derma e Soothing Oil-Free Moisturizer with Anti-Aging Pycnogenol Calm redness and irritation and fight signs of aging with this soothing, cooling gel moisturizer. It’s great for normal to oily skin.
DeVita PRIME Corrective Made with a unique Diamond Core Powder soft-focus complex, this satiny primer smooths wrinkles, evens skin tone, and gives skin a luminous glow. It helps makeup glide on-and stay put.
Desert Essence Gentle Nourishing Organic Cleanser Designed for dry and sensitive skin, this great-smelling facial cleanser with cucumber and aloe vera leaves skin super soft and healthy.
Earth Science Apricot Gentle Facial Scrub Clean, exfoliate, and moisturize with this delicate scrub that combines apricot oil, walnut shell powder, and other natural ingredients.
Aubrey Organics GPB Balancing Shampoo This all-natural shampoo, which has an uplifting Rosemary Peppermint scent, strengthens and moisturizes hair, leaving it full of volume and shine.
Giovanni 2Chic Brazilian Keratin & Argan Oil Ultra- Sleek ConditionerThis salon-style conditioner turns dry, damaged hair into lustrous, shiny locks. It also works great as a weekly deep-conditioning treatment.
Naturtint Permanent Hair Color Say goodbye to toxic dyes with this line of ammonia- and paraben-free hair color. With 29 mixable shades that cover 100% of grays, it’s easy to find your perfect color.
Eco-DentDailyCare Naturally Effervescent Baking Soda Toothpowder This tooth powder can’t be beat when it comes to giving you a fresh, clean feeling. One tiny bottle provides up to 200 brushes and is perfect for travel.
Nature’s Answer Cinna Mint PerioWash This alcohol-free mouthwash not only combats bad breath, it also relieves dry mouth and improves oral health with herbs, folic acid, and CoQ10.
Tom’s of Maine Botanically Bright Whitening Toothpaste We were amazed at how quickly this fluoride-free toothpaste started to whiten and brighten our teeth. The secret is a blend of bee propolis, xylitol, and silica.
Natural Factors Hair, Skin & Nails Boost your beauty with this comprehensive formula, which contains key vitamins and minerals, plus hyaluronic acid, silicon, green tea, MSM, and horsetail.
NeoCell Beauty Bursts Gourmet Collagen Soft Chews At just 40 calories for 2 chews, these tasty beauty bites are packed with Type 1 & 3 collagen, vitamin C, and hyaluronic acid. But watch out: they’re addictive.
Sibu Beauty Sea Buckthorn Liquid Supplement for Skin, Hair, and Nails The star ingredient in this beauty elixir is antioxidant-rich sea buckthorn, shown to help improve skin tone and texture.
Reserveage Organics Ultra Collagen Booster Made with high-quality BioCell Collagen, resveratrol, and other age-defying ingredients, this formula has been clinically shown to improve skin firmness and reduce wrinkles.