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25 Of The Best Organic Skin Care Products You Need To Have

25 Of The Best Organic Skin Care Products You Need To Have
This article was first published in by Kristin Granero. "This all-natural, organic daily serum is packed with vital greens (inspired by my love of green juicing). It contains oat grass juice for the lymphatic system, chlorophyll for oxygenation, and vitamins A, C, E, and F found in leafy greens, along with hyaluronic acid. My favorite ingredient is galactoarabinan, derived from the larch tree. It causes more cell turnover than glycolic Joanna Vargas, celebrity facialist and founder of Joanna Vargas Salon and Skincare Collection Joanna Vargas Daily Serum ($85) Avalon Organics Brilliant Balance Enzyme Scrub "This is hands down my favorite green beauty product. Not only is the formula vegan, but it's hypoallergenic and gentle enough for even the most sensitive skin. The soothing lavender scent also smells amazing." — Elizabeth Tanzi, MD, founder and director of Capital Laser and Skin Care and associate clinical professor, Department of Dermatology at the George Washington University Medical Center Avalon Organics Brilliant Balance Enzyme Scrub ($7) Ilia Beauty Multi-Stick "Super rich and pigmented, these multi-sticks pack a lot of punch and come in an edited but diverse range of shades. Also, beyond a focus on the organic, the products and ethos of the brand are modern and chic." – Ashleigh Ciucci, makeup artist Ilia Beauty Multi-Stick ($34) Drunk Elephant JuJu Bar "I'm a skin care junkie and try everything that I can get my hands on. While I'm not naturally drawn to bar soaps, this magic bar (made of clean, nontoxic ingredients like heilmoor clay and virgin marula oil) has the perfect pH to cleanse and exfoliate without over-drying skin." – Ciucci Drunk Elephant JuJu Bar ($28) Bite Beauty Matte Crème Lip Crayon $24 from Sephora "A good matte is hard to find, but Bite Beauty's creamy lip crayons enlist orange peel wax to give you the perfect flat matte pout without drying out your lips. They come in a wide range of shades, from white to dark brown, and self-sharpen for always-precise application." – Ciucci Bite Beauty Matte Creme Lip Crayon ($24) Kat Burki Vitamin C Intensive Face Cream "This cream leaves skin soft, hydrated, and glowing without feeling heavy or causing breakouts. It has the best ingredients, including ocean mineral complex and reishi mushrooms." – Deanna Melluso, makeup artist Kat Burki Vitamin C Intensive Face Cream ($100) Ecobrow "This all-natural defining eyebrow pomade is a must have! The wearability is great, it's smudge-proof and comes in a variety of shades for creating a natural-looking, perfectly sculpted brow. It will also last you a lifetime — a little goes a long way!" – Aleetha Clanton, makeup artist and hairstylist Ecobrow ($26) Josh Rosebrook Lift Hair Texture and Volume Spray "There are many incredible benefits about this spray, starting with the fact that it's formulated with nontoxic, certified-organic ingredients (none of which are tested on animals). The spray creates the most perfect weightless volume that lasts and, because it's infused with combination of herbs that work directly on the follicle, it encourages and maintains strong hair growth for thicker hair." – Jenny Cho, hairstylist Josh Rosebrook Lift Hair Texture and Volume Spray ($22) Kjaer Weis Lipstick "I love trying new lipsticks out and was pleasantly surprised when I came across Kjaer Weis lipsticks. They're certified organic, come in the perfect shades, and stay on really well! The packaging itself is also cool and luxurious. What more do you need?" – Charlotte Hayward, makeup artist Kjaer Weis Lipstick ($56) Josie Maran Bear Naked Face Wipes "These wipes come in a small, handy pack, smell wonderful, and are effective at removing makeup while still leaving the face moist and fresh. They're infused with moisturizing argan oil — a big plus — making them a skin cleansing and moisturizing treatment in one." – Tina Turnbow, makeup artist Josie Maran Bear Naked Face Wipes ($12) Kérastase Aura Botanica Essence D’Eclat Travel-Size Essence D’eclat $28 from Kerastase "Kérastase's Aura Botanica collection is the first natural origin line that I have worked with that doesn't compromise performance. The Aura Botanica Essence D'Eclat is my personal go-to! It is an oil and rose water spray that is perfect for adding nutrition and shine to the hair. I just spray the oil on my brush and do blowouts with it or use as a finishing shine spray. It also smells amazing." – Matt Fugate, hairstylist Kérastase Aura Botanica Essence D’Eclat ($28) Kneipp Bath Salts "These bath salts come in a variety of scents, such as eucalyptus, valerian and hops (perfect before bed), and arnica, which helps soothe joints and muscles. They're free of chemical additives and use only fragrant plants and essential oils for the ultimate relaxing bath experience. I travel a lot so I like that they also come in individual packets. I can keep the bigger bottles at home and still draw a calming bath when I'm away!" – Jenn Streicher, makeup artist Kneipp Bath Salts ($20) PHYTO-PIGMENTS Ultra-Natural Mascara from Juice Beauty "Mascara is probably the most difficult thing to replicate without harmful ingredients, but Juice Beauty has managed to meet the mark. This formula is lengthening, thickening, and superdark black — everything I want and need to exaggerate the lash line and add the perfect fan of lashes to frame the eye, all without clumping or flaking." – Katey Denno, makeup artist Juice Beauty Phyto-Pigments Ultra Natural Mascara ($22) MV Pure Jojoba Oil "This is an all-around product everyone needs. Use it like a moisturizer (it makes your skin feel amazing!). You can also use it to take off eye makeup and to restore moisture to dry ends of your hair. Since it's travel-size, I always carry it on airplanes to keep my skin hydrated and happy!" – Hayward MV Pure Jojoba Oil ($42) Neutrogena Naturals Purifying Pore Scrub "The product contains 94 percent naturally derived ingredients, including jojoba beads and willowbark, which is like nature's salicylic acid, to enhance exfoliation and remove excess dirt and oil from the skin. The packaging is even environmentally conscious!" – Joshua Zeichner, MD, director of cosmetic and clinical research in dermatology at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City Neutrogena Naturals Purifying Pore Scrub ($7) RMS Beauty Lip2Cheek "RMS was one of the first 'green beauty' brands on the scene to offer highly pigmented color. These certified organic lip/cheek color pots can be layered for buildable color and are made of good-for-you ingredients (such as coconut and sunflower seed oils) so you're nourishing your lips with every wear. No nonsynthetic color product is going to last all day, but RMS gets the closest." – Denno RMS Beauty Lip2Cheek ($36) Pai Skincare Avocado and Jojoba Hydrating Day Cream "I was introduced to this day cream several years ago by Jessica Richards, the owner of my favorite Brooklyn-based beauty destination, Shen Beauty. I love the scent (jasmine and may chang oils) and the texture (hydrating but not greasy), and it's made from organic ingredients. I use it in the morning after an antioxidant serum and before applying my sunscreen." – Erin Gilbert, MD, founder of Gilbert Dermatology Pai Skincare Avocado and Jojoba Hydrating Day Cream ($55) Promise Organic SPF 30 Coconut Sunscreen Lotion "This sunscreen provides broad-spectrum sun protection using organic ingredients and only zinc oxide as its UV filter. It can be used on all skin types (it's also safe for children!) and has a naturally sweet coconut smell." – Zeichner Matrix Biolage R.A.W. Replenish Oil Mist Biolage R.A.W. Replenish Oil Mist $24 from Ulta "This mist is a 100 percent natural custom oil blend of olive, sunflower, and borage oils. It is unlike other sprays with silicones because instead of creating a barrier, it actually nourishes to help you achieve softer, smoother, shinier hair. You can use it on dry hair before shampooing, add it to conditioner, or use it when dry styling. It is extremely versatile and you can never really do too much." – George Papanikolas, hairstylist Matrix Biolage R.A.W. Replenish Oil Mist ($24) R.L. Linden Balmba Rosa Lip Balm "This is the best lip balm on the market. It's hydrating, soothing, and deliciously scented. It's formulated without petroleum and only 100 percent nontoxic, good-for-you-and-the-planet ingredients — truly better than anything else." – Denno R.L. Linden Balmba Rosa Lip Balm ($25) Tata Harper Beautifying Face Oil "I've been using a range of Tata Harper in my kit for years, but my golden ticket product is this oil, which is rich in arnica, calendula, and argan oil. I use it as a treatment before I apply moisturizer and it has the most glowing and healthy effect on the skin." – Ciucci Tata Harper Beautifying Face Oil ($48) Rahua Shampoo "I love this gentle shampoo for a 100 percent natural way to cleanse the scalp and remove build-up all without drying my ends. Plant-derived and sustainably sourced ingredients from the Amazon help to silken and protect. It can take a week or two to really feel the benefits, but after that, it's the gift that keeps on giving, leaving you with luxurious shine, strong strands, and a superhealthy scalp!" – Patricia Nigro, expert colorist at Butterfly Studio Salon Rahua Shampoo ($34) True Botanicals Resurfacing Moisture Mask "If you don't go to the facialist for regular microdermabrasion or peels, then removing dead skin cells off at home is a must. This gentle, fruit-acid-based mask really works to loosen that dull top layer, which allows your active products to really get into the deeper layers and provide hydration and cell renewal. It's super easy to use – just slather it on once a week and remove with a wet washcloth after 10-20 minutes. You'll see an immediate difference!" – Denno True Botanicals Resurfacing Moisture Mask ($90) Tata Harper Purifying Mask "This mask contains natural clay that absorbs oil and dirt along with botanical extracts that help calm, soothe, and hydrate skin. Even better, it's 100 percent nontoxic without any animal testing." – Zeichner Tata Harper Purifying Mask ($65) Kjaer Weis Eye Shadow "These certified-organic eye shadows are the best on the green beauty market. They're a little pricier than other shadows, but if you're looking for seamless blendability with only the highest level of ingredients (like rosehip oil and shea butter), these are your best bet." – Denno Kjaer Weis Eye Shadow ($45)]>> <

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