By Shelly Goldman, Paula Conway, Alyssa Tognetti
Originally posted on NYDailyNews.com
In honor of Earth Day, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite Earth-friendly products: natural, organic, plant-based, or just plain eco-chic. You can do your part for planet Earth while also looking gorgeous from head to toe, naturally.
One of the first natural skincare brands to hit the market – and founded by Ali Hewson, wife to U2 singer and song writer Bono, along with Bryan Meehan, founder of Fresh & Wild – Nude Skincare delivers the skin a diet of omegas, minerals and antioxidants for high-performance nutrition.
The new Advanced Renewal Moisturizer with Omega 6 is a must-have that positively transforms your skin and creates a soft and creamy barrier you can both see and feel immediately.
More obsessions: The Renewal Serum with Jojoba Oil firms and protects, and the Advanced Renewal Eye Complex firms and smooths the under eye area flawlessly. From $58-$88, it’s not small change but the results are huge. nudeskincare.com.
Erno Laszlo Sea Mud Deep Cleansing Bar
Honor Mother Earth and scale down your beauty regimen. Laszlo’s iconic and luxurious black bar, cleans deeply without stripping skin’s natural oils. Infused with essential minerals from the Dead Sea, the Sea Mud Soap leaves skin glowing by gently exfoliating, refining, and softening skin texture.
Price: $45, Available at Nordstrom and ErnoLaszlo.com
Alba Botanica® Good & Healthy Skincare Collection
It feels good to cover your skin in moisturizers powered by leafy greens – literally. The new Good & Healthy moisturizer line from Alba Botanica is packed with kale, spinach, and Swiss chard extracts, along with vitamins, antioxidants and phytonutrients like lutein for a smooth complexion. The collection has a moisturizer for all skin types, from oily to dry and everything in between.
We are partial to the Good & Healthy SPF 15 Moisturizer and the Tinted Perfector, a tinted moisturizer that lightly hydrates while also providing a touch of color. As the weather warms, this is a go-to cover-up without weighing your skin down.
Apply the SPF 15 Moisturizer first, then the Tinted Perfector and you’re good to go. All Alba Botanica Good & Healthy products are $9.99 each, available now at Target, Walmart, Whole Foods Market, natural food stores, grocery stores, drug stores and at AlbaBotanica.com.
The Art of Shaving
What could be sexier than a man shaving with products infused with Ocean Kelp? There’s a pre-shave gel, shaving cream, after-shave lotion, and a pure badger black shaving brush made with the finest badger hairs.