A little while ago while doing research for a story about easy ways to make your lifestyle more environmentally friendly, we came across a site we love: Practically Green (@practicallygrn). Dedicated to helping people take smart healthy actions in their daily lives, the site is a plethora of information—including lots about skin-care and cosmetics (follow them on Facebook, too). We asked the ladies of Practically Green, Rebecca, Sarah, and Kristen, to divulge their fave products and over the next few days, we’ll hear from each of them about what their individual recommendations are for lips, face, eyes, and body.
Weleda Aloe Vera Body Lotion, Biggs & Featherbelle Sweet Coffee Scrub, Weleda Skin Food, Weleda Wild Rose Body Oil, Aura Cacia Organics Sesame Oil, Shea Radiance Pure Shea Butter Chocolate Truffle, Alaffia Shea Butter Moisturizing Body Lotion
Rebecca: Some people can’t wake up without their morning coffee. I, on the other hand, can’t wake up without my Sweet Coffee Scrub from Biggs & Featherbelle. It took a little getting used to at first, like I was playing with dirt in the shower, but I was won over by the invigorating coffee aroma, the supreme exfoliating power, and the feel of my legs after using it. If you need additional softening for trouble spots, try Weleda’s Skin Food, which is pure magic.
Sarah: I cannot live with out this combo from Weleda: a dollop of Aloe Vera Body Lotion mixed with a few drops of Wild Rose Body Oil. Smooth over freshly exfoliated skin and you’ll experience heavenly bliss. Once a week I’ll use Aura Cacia Organics Sesame Oil or Almond Oil all over, including my face.
Kristen: Post-shower, the key to the best, most radiant glowing skin is always moisturizing. My recommendation: Shea Radiance’s Chocolate Truffle Pure Shea Butter. It’s a sweet treat for the skin and only has three ingredients: unrefined shea butter, cocoa butter, and cocoa and vanilla essential oils. I also love Alaffia Kola Ginger Shea Butter Body Lotion, which smells amazing, like a warm gingerbread cookie. I get compliments everywhere I go.
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