Over the last two weeks I’ve been introducing you to amazing brands that bring your skin and nails sky high with their natural components and revolutionary green formulas : I’ve shared with you my sacred beauty time with May Lindstrom Skin, revealed natural apothecary secrets behind Raaw in a Jar, showed you how easily you can find a healthy alternative to nail polishes (and announced a generous giveaway) together with Aila Cosmetics and provided you with holistic approach to facial products by Blissoma.
I can definitely tell – your interest, feedback and questions totally blow me away and I do my best to answer them all immediately and give you all the information I have. But what if you want more? What if your skin needs an immediate remedy, and my advice on what brand to trust can save you not only money and time, but also prevent you from disappointment and your skin from nasty chemicals, like, umm, right now? I got a solution here! (hint – not one, but 8 green beauty brands inside one post!!!)
What if.. we’ll go together (yes, right now!) to one of the most trustful and safest online natural beauty destinations that has the finest non-toxic beauty products selection – THE CHOOSY CHICK ?! I am quite sure you’ve already heard about this “one must stop” for all green beauty adepts, if you haven’t yet – I’ll provide you with a short intro (and long review). The Choosy Chick may easily become your most favorite boutique for everything your beauty regimen can only ask for, but the most important thing is that Margot (the founder of The Choosy Chick) personally selects only the best and the most secure natural beauty brands that are represented on the virtual shelves of her online beauty boutique. And believe me, Margot’s years of health education and research of ingredients keep her standards for personal care products super high. That’s a great feeling when you’ve been already taken care of and you can trust the competent opinion, isn’t it? So please, take a comfortable position because you don’t want to miss a thing while virtual shopping session at The Choosy Chick with me!:)
In this post I’d like to introduce you to all the beauty resources that are carefully collected under one
roof wing of The Choosy Chick boutique. Let me share with you my favorite natural skincare products, that are just one click away with the help of The Choosy Chick!
Let’s start with a good polish! I am a totally scrub addict, just give me something to rub my skin to make it baby soft and I’ll be happy! But seriously, exfoliation is necessary, at least twice a week give your skin some help for renewal. Skinny Skinny Coconut Ginger Lime Organic body scrub will be your secret helper to maintain your skin smooth and silky. It acts really soft on the skin, polishes it gently but effectively, nourishes dry skin and leaves a heavenly scent. It definitely turns my regular shower time into a tropic resort with it’s mix of coconut, lime and ginger essential oils. Eco-friendly, vegan and cruelty free, this comforting scrub will take a significant place in your skincare routine and will save your time on after-shower procedures (moisturizes all the way, you won’t feel the need to pamper your skin afterwards).
Among ingredients: shredded coconut, sugar, virgin coconut oil, jojoba oil, sesame oil, lime and ginger essential oils.
Here, now it’s my turn to say it out loud, – I can not believe I’ve just discovered natural alternative to deodorants. And no, by no means you don’t need to sacrifice the dryness and fresh odor we’ve been all so comfort about while using
drugstore traditional deodorants. BUT! With Shmidt’s Natural Deodorant you can be sure your body won’t receive no aluminum (say what?!), parabens and other nasty stuff your body absolutely doesn’t need. Citrus scent of Bergamot + Lime would be a perfect choice to start a day fresh, and to finish it the same way. The jar comes with a mini spatula for more comfortable application.
Among ingredients: Shea butter, Baking soda, Arrowroot powder, Cocoa seed butter, Bergamot and Lime essential oils, Vitamin E and Hop Extract.
Few words about moisturizers and few products that will do the perfect job! First, Badger Balm for sensitive dry skin. That would be the most complete description of my skin at certain parts at the moment (oh, winter, what have you done to me…?). Universal formula of this essential balm targets all the areas that have been damaged, dried, influenced by cold weather or other inappropriate factors and soothes, heals and repairs it quickly. Unscented and safe for the most sensitive skin, can be used for dry hands, cracked fingers, lips, elbows, cuticle and feet. I love to keep it on my desk for fast remedy, and to be honest, this sweet badger really raises up my mood every time I look at him:)
Among ingredients: Extra virgin olive oil and beeswax (that simple, yet super effective!)
These two products have turned my best friends from the first try. Rich texture and great scent of these moisturizers from HollyBeth Organics left me no choice but to fell in love with them! Special soothing attention to dry, dull and tired zones that I’ve received from Orange Peppermint Shea Butter blend made me speechless, and the scent itself would be one of my favorites – killin’ freshness! I am planning to continue using it as a moisturizer for my lips, hand and feet, and it’s Citrus All Over Cream twin for the full body purposes. While laying on the skin as a thick cream, it leaves a feeling of being spoiled from head to toes with a softest balm. Heals, moisturizers, feeds the skin with it’s rich ingredients list and makes you smell like a lemon cookie:)
Among ingredients: Organge Peppermint Shea Butter ( Shea butter, Peppermint oil and Orange peel oil) ; Citrus All Over Cream ( Camellia seed oil, Organic sweet almond oil, Jojoba seed oil, Beeswax, Orange, Bergamot, Lime essential oils, Organic lemon peel oil, Tea Tree leaf oil etc).
One more solid lotion bar that deserves your fullest attention is Graham Gardens Butter Bar. High concentration of the world’s finest moisturizing elements aims to sooth and bring a prior condition to your elbows, knees, hand and toes. Little golden tin with the bar can fit any purse and will serve you whenever you need that pinch of some extra care. I personally love to pamper my cuticle during these winter days with this little but very powerful helper!
Among ingredients: Beeswax, Organic Cocoa butter, Jojoba oil, Coconut oil, Sweet almond oil, Grapeseed oil, Extra virgin olive oil, Shea butter, Safflower oil.
I just had to test all that hype around Konjac facial cleaning sponges on myself! I chose Dr. Sponge Charcoal Facial Cleaning sponge to fight dirt and impurities collected throughout a day. Especially recommended for combination and oily skin, this innovative Konjac sponge has an organic bamboo charcoal infusion in it, that aims to swipe away access oil, toxins and clarify the skin. How it works? Wet the sponge with a little amount of water and watch it becoming softer and twice bigger, gently massage all over your face and let the sponge air dry afterwards (it will get back to it’s normal size). Advised to use once a week as detox treatment, and I can’t wait to use it again! What’s to revolutionary about Konjac sponges? Refinery 29 explained it the best way, so take a moment to read this article.
Among ingredients: Konjac-mannan (glucommnnan), Water, Bamboo Charcoal.
Two sample products from the Solavedi Skincare Kit for balanced skin. Solavedi Skincare is a handcrafted skincare line that emphasizes the power of natural ingredients and it’s absolute benefits for your skin. From a quick look at the wide range of the products they have formulated, I got a feeling I can totally trust my face to Solavedi Organics with no back thoughts. (I personally don’t really believe in universal facial products, as all skin types have their own concerns and demands). Margot thoughtfully advised me to protect my skin from the big city pollution and to detoxify it with these two facial products : step 1 – Extra Light Daily Facial Wash, step 2 – Urban Renewal Clarifying Antioxidant Toner.
Daily Facial wash is actually very light, contains the good ol’ natural apothecary secrets and gives that so needed boost of power during morning wash with it’s delightful citrus scent. Created especially for oily& balanced skin, it may give a slightly tight feel after rinse but sometimes it is actually what oily skin needs to defend itself.
Among ingredients: Water, Aloe Vera gel, Juniper extract, Sunflower seed, Jojoba oil, Coconut oil, Olive oil, Grape Leaf extract, Rosemary extract, Moringa extract, Vitamin E, Chamomile essential oil, Grapefruit seed extract etc.
Urban Renewal toner (as a step 2) tones the skin and tightens the pores to fight free radical exposure and environmental impurities (big city lights cost). No hard fragrance, no super tight feeling on the skin, only the best natural ingredients to take this basic ritual one step further towards better skin.
Among ingredients: Water, Aloe Vera Juice, MSM, Parsley, Green Tea, Cilantro.
Josh Rosebrook Deep Hydrating Serum is a gold mine! I may sound super hyped about this natural facial product, but ohemgee! First, I haven’t tried such a soft and light serum based on essential oils yet (emphasize on the word LIGHT!). Second, I’ve already mentioned that, but I will once again – right oils can be beneficial for oily skin despite all the world’s stereotypes! This serum contains Neem and Sage extracts that are known for their exceptional treatment properties for acne prone skin. Unconditional hydration and great food for your skin. Third, it’s mom’s sweet pancake aroma is to die for!
Among ingredients: Coconut, Sunflower, Hemp seed, Apricot, Jojoba, Almond, Grape seed and Seabuckthorn organic oils, infusions of Calendula flowers, Bilberry, Chickweed, Skull Cap, Neem Leaf, Fennel seed, ginkgo leaf etc.
I’ll finish this post (you’re my hero if you made it to this point!) with a great bonus of Honeybee Gardens Truly Natural Mascara. Yup, truly natural both regarding the ingredients list, and it’s gorgeous contribute to the “no make up look”. Definitely my favorite mascara of the moment! Perfectly defined, silky, full of color but without extra weight and clumps lashes as a result of great performance of this mascara. That is once again – natural, green and non-toxic! Available in two colors – Black Magic (black) or Espresso (Brown/Black), compatible with contact lenses. Bonus : you won’t feel no guilt applying mascara to your gym or yoga classes, as nobody will see dark circles or black flakes under your eyes when you finish your workout (proved!). Cruelty-free and certified Vegan with Gluten-Free Ingredients.
Among ingredients: Purified water, Saw palmetto fruit extract, Carnauba wax, Glycerin, Avocado butter, triisostearyl citrate, stearic acid, Candelilla wax, Aloe leaf extract, Rosemary leaf extract, hydrogenated glyceryl abietate, brassica campestris, aleurites fordi oil copolymer etc.
Let’s all be more CHOOSY to everything that concerns our personal care, our family and friends! Especially, knowing that it is so easy when The Choosy Chick has already done all the job for you while researching and finding the best natural beauty brands that are ready to be delivered to your home (in a very beautiful package;)!
*THIS POST WAS BROUGHT TO YOU IN COLLABORATION WITH THE CHOOSY CHICK AND CONTAINS PRODUCTS THAT WERE KINDLY PROVIDED FOR THE REVIEW BY THE CHOOSY CHICK.
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