Try these products for better skin, hair and relaxation.
1. SOAK IT UP
This natural sea sponge is soft and lathers up well. When not in use it makes a beautiful addition to bathroom décor. Tofino Soap Company Sustainably Harvested Natural Sea Sponge, $13.
2. LATHER RINSE REPEAT
From the contours of the bottle to the stylized logo, Oribe takes its looks and your locks seriously. Integrating ingredients such as lychee and watermelon to preserve moisture, it is gentle enough to use everyday. Oribe Signature Shampoo, 250 ml.
3. LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL!
An unusual find – this castile soap is enrobed in baked clay. It resembles a flat, spherical brick and gently exfoliates when lightly wet. Incorporating the renowned Grasse perfume, this French-made product is excellent for rough spots like elbows and knees. We believe in miracles! Bella Vita Miracle Soap in Citrus, 120g.
4. TRULY MADLY DEEPLY Open this jar and the overwhelming and comforting smell of cocoa butter (think chocolate) let’s you know that something good is in store. Produced by farmers in Ghana, this balm includes shea butter and moringa, derived from a plant whose leaves, stems, seeds and fruit are eaten around the world. High in vitamin C and made with only natural ingredients – it’s truly nice! True Moringa Universal Cure Balm, 40g.
5. MUD PIES
For centuries clay was used to purify skin. This bamboo sheet mask takes this ancient beauty regimen to the next level by infusing it with sea mud, clay, juniper and lavender. Now that’s a way to get skin that’s clear as mud. My Earth Kiss Million Year Clay Facial.
6. CALM DOWN
Unlike most commercial perfume, made from synthetic compounds, this roll-on perfume combines a variety of essential oils including top notes of bergamot, and chamomile, middle note of ylang ylang and base note of cedarwood. Before bed, apply to pulse points for a relaxed feeling. HollyBeth Organics Flourish Calming Perfume, 15 ml.
This original Beauty article first appeared in the Fall 2017 issue of City Style and Living Magazine.