A Beautiful Find

'Tis the season to delight everyone on your list with the gift of natural beauty

Natural personal care products with the scents of the season can relax, refresh, soothe, and evoke a sense of holiday bliss. Choose products that use pure essential oils for fragrance rather than synthetic scents that dry and irritate skin.

Essential oils are extracted from aromatic flowers, fruits, and plants that have subtle restorative effects on the mind and emotions. Orange and lemon scents are uplifting; juniper berry promotes vitality and mellows anxiety; sage cleanses away negativity and improves your mood; and lavender and vanilla foster a sense of calm that’s often needed during this hectic time of year. Here are a few of our picks to round out your gift list.

Treat someone on your shopping list to Desert Essence OrganicsSpicy Vanilla Chai Body Wash and Hand and Body Lotion. Natural sugar and coconut in the body wash gently cleanse and soothe dehydrated skin. Shea butter and jojoba oil in the lotion leave skin soft and smooth. Organic black tea and vanilla extract are packed with nourishing antioxidants.

Indulge someone special with the gift of Sibu BeautySea Buckthorn Body Cream. This luxurious all-over body moisturizer blends sea buckthorn seed oil, fruit oil, and whole puréed berries to soften, heal, and protect your skin with emollient shea butter and meadowfoam. Orange and lemon oils provide a light, uplifting scent.

Pamper someone you care about with J.R. Watkins NaturalsLavender Body Oil Mist and Lavender Sugar & Shea Body Scrub. The scrub blends sugar with shea butter, coconut and sunflower seed oils, and vitamin E for gentle exfoliation. The body oil mist is a moisturizing blend of apricot kernel oil and healing vitamin E with a mess-free spray-nozzle. The fresh, relaxing scent of lavender always pleases.

In Tropical Vanilla, Strawberry, and Orange Cream (made with real vanilla bean and orange peel oils), Out of AfricaPure Unrefined Shea Butter Lip Balms with Vitamin E nourish lips and leave them kissably smooth and soft. Makes the perfect stocking stuffer.

Soak away holiday stress with Hellomellow JoyPink Himalayan Bath Salts. Relaxing in a tub of pink Himalayan bath salts makes skin soft and silky. The festive scent of juniper berry and sage essential oils relieves anxiety and fatigue so you can enjoy the holidays. You will also spread goodwill as a percentage of the profits go to help Helen’s Room, and organization that provides support for women with cancer.