Get your face glowing, your hair gorgeous, and your body flawless this summer with the season’s natural beauty picks that will help you put your best face forward by going “green” and getting gorgeous all at once.
With summer smiling upon us, it’s time to rise and SHINE without breaking a sweat. After all, with the warmer weather, this is the time to be easy, breezy and beautifully-chic. So with that being said, you need to keep your cool by nabbing this season’s good-for-you picks that will have you slaying it ‘round-the-clock.
Check out these oh-so amazing and organic picks that will turn you into a natural beauty:
Sparkling and sophisticated fragrance
Bring joy and sophistication to the summer season with Caudalie’s newest fragrance, Eau des Vignes, a fresh, refined and feminine scent that captures the ultimate Caudalie essence, a lush, natural and floral landscape filled with ripened grapes, a greenhouse, and a garden full of light and fragrance. Caudalie Eau des Vignes is fresh and spirited, sweet and spicy, and femininely floral, making it the perfect signature scent for the sophisticated femme. Eau de Vignes is a light and lovely fragrance that blends citrus, floral, and musky notes for a clean and calming fragrance that’s chic and unique. It opens with fresh hesperidia notes that are citrusy, sparkling, and clean with uplifting Lemon, sweet Bergamot, and fresh and floral Orange Blossom. It’s also beautifully balanced by spicy and femininely-flirty notes including, soft and elegant Iris, pulsating Clary Sage that’s slightly amber and herbal, and pink peppercorns that give it an energizing element. Overall, Caudalie Eau de Vignes is a fresh and sophisticated fragrance that’s perfectly light for the summer season—and sure to whisk you away to a whimsical world that’s sunny and bright!
Caudalie Eau de Vignes retails for $39, and is available at us.caudalie.com and in Sephora stores.
Smell fresh without breaking a sweat this summer, thanks to Schmidt’s Naturals Sensitive Skin Deodorant Sticks, THE must-have and certified Vegan deodorant darlings that are “green” and good for you—and also amazingly gentle for sensitive skin! Bring on fun in the sun and beach play because you’ll be perfectly covered with these gentle-yet-effective Sensitive Skin Deodorant Sticks that not only smell divine but will also leave you feeling dry and luxuriously clean. Schmidt’s Naturals Sensitive Skin Deodorant Sticks are available in three fab fragrances that will let you dive deep into summer feeling free-spirited: Jasmine Tea that’s fresh and floral, Coconut Pineapple that’s subtly tropical, and Lavender Tips that’s calming. What’s more, Schmidt’s Naturals Deodorant Sticks are made using plant-based powders that absorb wetness so you don’t have to worry about putting bad toxins in your pits because they’re free of aluminum, propylene glycol, parabens, phthalates and even baking soda! And they’re enhanced with natural minerals and essential oils to neutralize odor so you stay fresh and clean-smelling ‘round-the-clock.
The new Jasmine Tea, Coconut Pineapple and Lavender Tips fragrances are available for $10.99 at SchmidtsNaturals.com.
Experience complexion perfection with this super-performing treatment that works wonders helping to nourish, smooth and even skin for a gorgeous, glowing appearance. Caudalie’s Vinoperfect Concentrated Brightening Essence has a pleasantly light scent and instantly melts right into skin—quickly infusing skin with natural ingredients to prep and perfect for a more even and radiant look. The Essence is designed to prepare the skin for receiving the active ingredients in the Vinoperfect routine. It is powered by Glycolic Acid that eliminates dead cells, White Peony Extract which evens and tones skin for a healthy glow, grape water which nourishes skin, and refreshing Orange Blossom which smooths skin. When pairing the Essence with the Vinoperfect Radiance Serum Complexion Correcting, the duo’s anti-dark spot effectiveness is twice as effective as that of the serum on its own. Caudalie Vinoperfect Concentrated Brightening Essence is a must-have this season to refresh and renew skin, giving it a smooth, nicely balanced, and illuminated appearance, all while prepping skin for Caudalie’s all-important serum that will give you a gorgeous summer glow!
Achieve smooth, kissable lips this summer with this limited edition collection that softens, nourishes, and perfects the pout—and best of all, GIVES BACK—by purchasing these beautifying balms, you’re also planting 5,000 wildflower seeds to help #BringBackTheBees! Burt’s Bees #Bring Back the Bees Nourishing Lip Balms include coconut oil, beeswax, and shea butter and come in four fabulous flavors: Coconut & Pear which amazingly hydrates the lips and has a deliciously sweet island flavor, Wild Cherry which is powered by moisture-rich cherry oil and has a sweet and tart flavor that’s divine, Strawberry which is ultra-nourishing with a fresh and sweet berry flavor, and Pink Grapefruit that smells sweetly tropical and nourishes with Vitamin C and E from Pink Grapefruit Seed Oil. So remember to buy several to keep at-home, in your purse, and in your gym bag for ‘round-the-clock lip love that will give you smooth, healthy and nourished lips, all while helping to save the beautiful bees of our planet!
Burt’s Bees #Bring Back the Bees Nourishing Lip Balms retail for $3.30 each. There is also a “pout-of-this world” set that features all four balms for $10. All available at burtsbees.com.
Experience a luxurious cleanse with this gentle-yet-effective foam cleanser that lathers up lavishly and is enriched with refreshing immortelle floral water, tangerine, and grapefruit, boosting your skin with amazing anti-aging action. L’OCCITANE Immortelle Precious Cleansing Foam is a refreshing cleanser that’s great for all skin types and feels fabulous, washing away impurities including makeup—and leaving skin comfortably clean, brighter and invigorated. What’s more, it has a soft and pleasant scent that delivers a therapeutic experience, giving your cleansing ritual a spa-like quality that smells aromatic and feels super-luxurious!
L’OCCITANE Immortelle Precious Cleansing Foam retails for $30, and is available at usa.loccitane.com and L’Occitane boutiques boutiques nationwide.
Tom’s of Maine Luminous White Toothpaste
Get the perfect summer selfie with a bright and beautiful smile thanks to Tom’s of Maine’s newest beauty breakthrough, Luminous White Toothpaste. This advanced whitening toothpaste is all-natural—made only from biodegradable ingredients, mineral-derived ingredients and water—and has a minty fresh flavor that gives you a fabulous cleaning. Plus, its fluoride and naturally-derived ingredients give you whiter teeth, removing surface stains and preventing tartar buildup for the ultimate oral care. And best of all, not only will you see real results and enjoy a bright smile with every use, but with every purchase of Tom’s of Maine products 10% of profits are donated back to helping people and the planet—making this a must-have BEAUTY THAT GIVES BACK!
Tom’s of Maine Luminous White Toothpaste retails at $4.99 for 4.7 oz., available nationwide. To locate a retailer visit tomsofmaine.com.
Good-for-you sun guard
Enjoy a beach day or sun play while staying perfectly protected with this paraben-free 98.9% natural sunscreen that’s not only good for your skin but safe for all including babies—and incredibly water-resistant. Burt’s Bees Nourishing Mineral Sunscreen SPF 30 is a no mess, no fuss, non-sticky formula that provides broad spectrum UVA and UVB protection powered by Titanium Dioxide and Zinc Oxide. Plus, it’s hypoallergenic and also contains Vitamin E and Coconut Extract to keep skin nourished and baby soft, making it the go-to summer formula to keep your body and baby fully covered!
Burt’s Bees Baby Nourishing Mineral Sunscreen SPF 30 retails for $14.99 for a 3 oz. tube, available at burtsbees.com.
Prep and pamper your body with this amazing collection of body washes that are made using 100% naturally-derived ingredients and organic botanicals like coconut oil, raw shea butter, virgin coconut oil, and Moroccan argan oils so your skin stays heavenly hydrated. Tom’s of Maine Natural Moisturizing Body Wash line is soothing and gentle on skin—and is free from artificial fragrances, preservatives, animal ingredients and has been dermatologist-tested so you simply clean and lather your skin in pure, natural luxury while nourishing skin. What’s more, Tom’s of Maine Natural Moisturizing Body Washes include Fair trade certified and organic ingredients that are available in the following aromas: Creamy Coconut with virgin coconut oil, Lavender Tea Tree, with raw shea butter, and Orange Blossom, with organic Moroccan argan oil.
Tom’s of Maine Natural Moisturizing Body Wash retail for $ $6.99 for 12 oz. To locate a retailer visit tomsofmaine.com.
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