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Celebrate Earth Day With The “Best Eco-Friendly Beauty Products”

You can feel great about adding these environmentally friendly products to your beauty regimen! These are our picks for the best beauty products that are good to your body and the planet.

Best Sulfate-Free Shampoo
Desert Essence Organics Green Apple & Ginger Thickening & Volumizing Shampoo, $8.99, Whole Foods Market.

Testers fell for the fresh apple scent. Their fuller, shinier hair was the clincher.

Best Mineral Makeup
L’Oreal Bare Naturale Soft-Focus Mineral Finish, $15.25, drugstores.

The translucent powder absorbs oil and minimizes lines and wrinkles, giving you a flawless finish in seconds. It’s preservative-free for sensitive types, and testers liked the built-in brush applicator.

Best Paraben-Free Body Lotion
Burt’s Bees Radiance Body Lotion with Royal Jelly, $8.99, drugstores.

This shimmery moisturizer generated happy buzz. Royal jelly contains essential amino acids and B vitamins, and the lotion has no chemical preservatives.

Best All-Natural Body Wash
Clark’s Botanicals Skin Clearing Face & Body Wash, $46, clarksbotanicals.com.

A blend of salicylic acid and willow-bark extract, this formula gently washes away post-workout sweat and oil and promotes cell turnover, leaving skin healthy and blemish-free. One staffer saw a difference in her skin after only one shower.

Best Organic Lip Smoother
Yes To Carrots C Me Smile Lip Butter, $3.69, Walgreens.

It has so many healthy ingredients (organic carrot extract, coconut oil, jojoba-seed oil, shea butter) there simply isn’t room in the tube for anything bad for your lips — or the planet. Oh, and it kept our pouts soft too.

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New! Dessert Essence Hand Wash

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I just had the chance to sample this soap and it has worked wonders on my skin in one weekend. My hands get so dry during the winter even with constant lotion application its near impossible to keep my skin from getting red and dry. I put this new Dessert Essence soap in my bathroom for a party at my house this Saturday and have been using it since. In just the last day and a half my skin has improved remarkably. The soap comes out like a lotion but cleans really well and smells delicious. 

I really like how the pump only dispenses a little bit, you need barely a drop to get your hands clean and my kids waste so much soap this helps control how much they get out while they pump. Definitely a must have for the cold winter months, I can’t wait to try the other scents.

Dessert Essence Lavender Hand Wash – Relax

New and Exclusive at DesertEssence.com!

Gentle hand soap that effectively cleanse without drying the skin. Organic Jojoba Oil and Shea Butter add moisture. Gentle cleansers remove dirt while leaving skin silky smooth.

Gentle hand soap that effectively cleanse without drying the skin.

Scents include: Lavender, Vanilla Chai, Coconut and Grapefruit

$6.75

Say ‘bye-bye’ to dry with Dessert Essence

Natural skincare leader Desert Essence Organics has a line of Fall and Winter beauty products to protect your skin from the cold weather.

Keeping with their mission, all of the products are 100% vegan, biodegradable, cruelty and wheat/gluten free. And contains no parabens, sodium laurly/laureth sulfates, phthalates, artificial fragrances or colors, silicones, EDTA, glycol or petroleum based ingredients.

All the delicious scents retail for $8.99 or less and are available at www.desertessence.com.

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JoJoba Oil | $ 7.99 (2 fl. oz.)

* Is a pure and natural extract, which will penetrate and moisturize your skin without leaving any oily residue
* Can be used to remove makeup and to cleanse clogged pores
* It softens your hands and feet after massaging them with Organic Jojoba Oil
* Good for moisturizing the scalp and in preventing dry skin or dandruff
* Suitable for most sensitive skins
* May be used as a leave in hair treatment while in the sun or as an aftershave moisturizer

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Almond Hand and Body Lotion | $8.99

· Provides deep nourishment to dry skin.

· Skin will feel soft and silky.

· Lightly scented with rich, natural almond oil.

· Organic Almond Extract and Almond Oil: Contain a high level of Vitamin A, E and B, proteins and fatty acids. Almond oil is able to penetrate the skin, providing nourishment and moisture.

· Organic Sunflower Oil: Due to its high content of the powerful antioxidant Vitamin E, sunflower oil helps to repair damage done by environmental stressors.

· Organic Shea Butter: Absorbs quickly into skin without leaving a greasy residue. Its emollient properties help skin retain moisture and restore elasticity, resulting in skin that feels smooth and supple.

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I love this body wash it has a really great juicy apple smell and the ginger adds a little kick. It’s the perfect pick  me up scent in the morning to get you going. My skin feels clean, soft and smells great after using Green Apple & Ginger body wash.

Green Apple & Ginger Body Wash| $8.99 | Moisturizing Formula

* This antibacterial cleanser purifies while nourishing the skin.
* Organic Ginger Extract and Ginger Spice: A proprietary blend of ingredients that leaves the skin feeling moisturized and revitalized.
* Grapefruit Seed Extract: Gently deep cleans pores and refreshes skin.
* Alpha Hydroxy Acids: Help improve oil balance of the skin and gently exfoliate to reveal the next layer of fresher, younger skin.

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A great lip balm I love the tea tree oil, it leaves my lips feeling super moisturized.

Lip Rescue with Eco-Harvest Tea Tree Oil | MSRP $2.50

· Contains Tea Tree Oil and Vitamin E to protect your lips from the effects of extreme weather conditions.

· Saves your lips from the adverse effects weather conditions and environmental pollutants.

· No animal ingredients or testing.


A Halloween BEAUTY Treat: Desert Essence Pumpkin Hand Cream‏

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With the Halloween just around the corner we wanted to introduce you to a beauty treat instead of a trick with the Desert Essence Organics Pumpkin Hand Cream. Organic Pumpkin Seed Oil, with high levels of vitamins A, C, E and K, plus zinc, helps to combat daily environmental stress on the hands. And a proprietary blend of Organic Pumpkin Seed and Licorice Leaf extracts helps to even skin tone and fade the appearance of age spots on the hands

Desert Essence Organics Repair line delivers a high concentration of organic oils and organic extracts which provide intense moisture to the skin and aid in the repair process. As Organic Jojoba Oil is similar in structure to our skin’s oils, it is able to deeply penetrate the skin, leaving it soft and supple.

The yummy, delicious scent revives you and reminds you of everything great about fall. The Desert Essence Organics Pumpkin Hand Cream retails for only $6.99 and is available on www.desertessence.com