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Whether your holiday shopping list is teeming with wellness-loving, toxic-phobic, cruelty-free advocates, or not, everyone will appreciate a basketful of natural, organic, eco-chic beauty products that feature safe ingredients, luscious textures, and gorgeous packaging.
Clean-and-green beauty brands are leading the way in effectiveness and innovation. They feature ingredients that are produced by nature, not synthetically derived in labs. And they’re minimally processed and free of artificial ingredients, such as dyes and fragrances that could irritate sensitive skin. What better way to show how much you care? Hint: you may also want to add some of these to your own wish list.
Treat anyone who appreciates organic, steam-distilled essential oils to the John Masters Organics Hand Cream Collection. Three invigorating scents—Lemon & Ginger, Lime & Spruce, and Orange & Rose—provide deep hydration to dry hands, while aromas revitalize the senses. The convenient size makes it easy to have these healing creams at your fingertips for smooth, soft hands anytime.
Gift the global-minded with Nubian Heritage Raw Shea Butter Body Wash and Body Lotion. This duo contains unrefined, fair trade, certified organic, ultrarich shea butter from West Africa to moisturize and soften dry skin. Apropos to the holiday season, they boast essences of toning and antiaging frankincense and skin-revitalizing myrrh to help renew dull-looking skin.
Surprise the nail polish lover in your life with Flora 1761 Nail Lacquer. This conscious-yet-elegant alternative to mainstream nail care is nontoxic, certified vegan, cruelty-free, and 8-free (formaldehyde, formaldehyde resin, toluene, dibutyl phthalate, camphor, parabens, triphenyl phosphate, and sulfates). The colors are long lasting and inspired by flowers and botanicals. Shades shown on p. 26 are (left to right): Black Iris, Chrysanthemum, Dogwood, and Scotch Thistle.
Give friends and family a decadent treat with Giovanni Hot Chocolate Sugar Scrub. Crushed cocoa beans, sugar, and walnut shell powder gently exfoliate and polish, leaving skin feeling revived, invigorated, and smelling sweet. Safflower seed and kukui nut oils, plus shea butter, moisturize and freshen skin.
Anyone who takes a pure approach to health will appreciate the gift of 21 Drops Natural Wellness Gift Set, a collection of six 100 percent organic and naturally wild-crafted blends. Roll on and inhale to de-stress, fight colds and flu, increase passion, manage pain, detox, and get a good night’s sleep.