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Show Your Love this Valentine’s Day with An Ethical and Fair Trade Beauty Gift

By Beauty Editor, Robin Doyle

Celebrating Valentine’s Day while acknowledging the commercialism of the holiday can put any ethical beauty lover in a conundrum. At, we are about conscious consumerism, protecting our planet and promoting brands that help people around the world live better lives. So if you’re looking to put a smile on someone’s face with a token of love and appreciation, why not do it with a fair trade and ethically-sourced gift? Here are some rose-y options below.


Tierra & Lava Glow Goddess Bundle

USD $62

Getting the bouncy, glowing skin of your dreams just got easier with the Glow Goddess Bundle! Includes a Hibiscus & Rose Face Serum and an all-in-one Mayan Bliss Balm. Made with fresh botanicals from Tierra & Lava's Guatemalan garden and their sustainable fair-trade suppliers.

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700 Rivers Relaxing Rose Bath Bomb

USD $8

These relaxing bath bombs topped with rose petals are handcrafted by Bangladeshi artisans that have escaped human trafficking and are now guaranteed fair, living wages and a safe work environment. Each purchase helps fund a school in Bangladesh.

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Odylique Calming Rose Super Tonic

USD $29

Treat your skin and senses with this special concentrated distillation rose petal hydrolat fortified with precious rose otto essential oil. Soil Association Certified.

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True Moringa Truth Pink Yarrow Cocoa Lip Whip

USD $16

Cocoa butter and moringa penetrate into the skin replenishing essential amino acids and nutrients. True Moringa works with farmers throughout Ghana, providing sustainable livelihoods through access to credit, agricultural training, nutrition programs, and fair wages.

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Odylique Organic Mineral Lipstick Fig Fondant

USD $34

Odylique's creamy, natural lipsticks are bursting with organic plant oils and butters including jojoba and Fairtrade shea to provide a moisturizing vitamin-boost to your lips. The first and only lipsticks certified to Soil Association and Fairtrade standards.

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Katari Beauty Rosehip Oil

USD $46

Uncover the radiance of Mediterranean rose on your skin. This pure, cold-pressed rosehip oil is freshly pressed from buds and dried petals sourced from small farms in Egypt’s Delta of the Nile.

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Aroha Oils Bakuchiol Nava Age-Defying Face Gel Moisturizer

USD $44

A Desi Rose scented face moisturizer made with pure Himalayan Bakuchiol ethically sourced by female farmers in Northern India. This natural retinol alternative is blended with Ayurvedic adaptogenic herbs to help skin fight blue light & UV damage caused by digital devices.

Photo Credit: Aroha Oils

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