By Anna Griffin, Editor in Chief
Spring is here, and with it comes a refreshing newness and feeling of positivity. Nothing could be more appropriate as we emerge from the pandemic-imposed exile of the last year, and as we embrace happier times, it’s the perfect opportunity for a fresh approach to our self-care routine. Here are eight of our favorite, new, eco-friendly beauty products, which will help us to look and feel our best as we spring forward into sunnier days.
This uniquely-textured, water cream moisturiser offers a high-performing innovative compound of Kalibiome AGE Probiotic, which immerses skin in moisture and good bacteria. Free of parabens, sulphates, phthalates, synthetic fillers, silicon derived, genetically modified (GM), and animal ingredients, it strengthens the skin barrier and contributes to increased elasticity and firmness. Hyaluronic Acid and New Zealand Mamaku Black Fern boost water levels, while soothing, hydrating and revitalizing. Culture Probiotic Night Recovery Water Cream is the perfect pick-me-up for tired, stressed or sensitive skin, giving it a velvety-soft and healthy glow.
With moisture-boosting Salicornia, plumping Hyaluronic Acid, antioxidant-rich Mango Butter, and exfoliating Papaya Enzymes, this hydrating Lip Wrap hydrates and smooths, while repairing the daily stress lips endure. Clinically tested, results after one week are impressive, and with every use lips feel soothed, nourished, and restored.
PC: Ilia Beauty
This powerhouse Rosehip Serum is packed with antioxidant goodness, and features Vitamin A and C, and Omega 3, 6, 7 and 9. Clinically proven to help brighten, while soothing and repairing uneven, scarred, pigmented skin and smoothing the appearance of stretch marks, this organic, cruelty-free, multi-tasker is a must-have on any girl’s nightstand, for naturally healthy and radiant skin.
PC: The Organic Pharmacy
Taking a moment to practice self-care is essential, and a warm bath can calm and soothe the senses. This Blue Flower Bath Soak is a therapeutic blend of naturally blue, skin-nourishing, fine milled flower, detoxifying clay, and nutrient rich minerals. Eco-friendly and cruelty-free, it’s enhanced with the aromatherapy of exotic flowers and healing botanical oils, and is a deeply relaxing indulgence for the skin and the soul.
This aluminum-free, EWG VERIFIED™ deodorant provides long-lasting protection with natural, non-toxic ingredients such as Arrow Root, Cornstarch, and Green Tea Leaf Extract. Refreshingly scented, it naturally absorbs moisture, eliminates unpleasant odors, and soothes with antioxidants. Packaged in a biodegradable, all-paper carton designed to reduce single-use plastic, and with a tree planted with every purchase, it's good for our bodies while being kind to our planet.
Setting intentions is a positive ritual that can powerfully influence our days. This beautiful, soy wax candle is handmade to order, created with pure essential oils, Rose buds, Lavender flowers, Chamomile, and thoughtfully infused with Black Obsidian or Green Calcite crystals, which have been cleansed and charged in the sun. As the candle burns, the crystals sink into the wax releasing their positive energy and a delicate rose scent soothes the senses, inspiring an uplifting feeling that anything we set our minds to is possible.
PC: Sixela Skincare
This lightweight, full-coverage concealer smooths, depuffs, and delivers SPF 20/30 (UVA/UVB) broad-spectrum, sun protection in every swipe. Persian Silk Tea Extract smooths fine lines, while Quinoa Seed Extract brightens and reduces puffiness, and Probiotic Ferment delivers antioxidant-rich moisture and fights free radicals. Its cooling, soothing, antimicrobial, stainless steel tip delivers a vegan, gluten-free, silky textured, and easy-to-apply formula, for brighter, youthful, hydrated eyes.
PC: Jane Iredale
Essential oils can bring relief to a myriad of ailments from sleeplessness and congestion, to a lack of focus or low libido. This kit from Mila Eve Essentials has been carefully created by founder, Monique Samuels, and delivers non-toxic, organic, and cruelty-free oils with purity, health, and wellness in-mind. Featuring ten, healing, essential oils including Lavender, Eucalyptus, Peppermint, Grapefruit and Frankincense, this beautiful kit arrives with instructions and recipe suggestions, and is a holistic wellness experience to benefit mind, body, and soul.
PC: Mila Eves Essentials