Hadrian Miguel, Skincare & Lifestyle Director
For Fall 2009, our beauty on a budget contains some favorite organic buys for your whole body… from your head down to your feet. For as low as $4 and as high as $14.99, you can look and feel great with real, natural products you can trust and at prices you can afford.
1 oz. / $10
My hands-down favorite for its multi-purpose uses: dry skin, hands, lips, heels, a tired, dehydrated and sleep-deprived complexion can all be remedied by this organic skin care cream that contains natural essential oils, plant extracts and waxes. It’s the beauty must-have that makes you soft and supple.
Key Ingredients: Sunflower Oil, Sweet Almond Oil, Pansy, Rosemary, Chamomile.
Sunflower and almond oil hydrate, pansy is known for its mild antiseptic properties that calm dry irritation. Soothing and anti-inflammatory chamomile and calendula extracts gently nourish and care for your skin.
You can find your favorite Weleda products at Target, Whole Foods, and select health food stores.
1.7 fl.oz / $8
Olive-derived ingredients are some of best nature has to offer for moisture and antioxidants and always a favorite in my house. Suitable for all skin types, this oil in water does mix face toner has a non-greasy refreshing formula that provides long lasting hydration, protection, and radiance.
Made from a combination of L’Occitane’s exclusive organic olive tree leaf extract, olive water and olive oil with a light vegetal aroma with hints of citrus. Certified organic by Ecocert with 99.62% of the total ingredients are of natural origin.
Key Ingredients: Organic mint essential water, organic olive tree leaf extract, organic olive water, organic olive oil.
Available at L’Occitane boutiques nationwide.
1.7 fl. Oz. / $14.99
For less than $15, you can get a gentle wrinkle-fighter and eye brightener that uses spring water with organic carrot & cucumber juices and 26 Dead Sea Minerals that takes care of your delicate skin around the eyes.
Key Ingredients: Cucumber Water, Carrot Juice, Aloe Vera, Dead Sea Water, Vitamin C, and Green Tea.
Green Tea contains excellent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, Vitamin C helps to brighten undereye darkness, Vitamin A smoothes and renews, while chamomile and aloe gently calms and nourishes.
Yes to Carrots products can be found at Walgreens, Target, Rite Aid, Duane Reade, and Ulta.
11 oz. / $10.99
A natural moisturizing body lotion that effectively firms your skin with natural proteins, wheat extracts and the skin firming ayurvedic botanical Centella Asiatica (Gotu Kola). Certified organic herbs and oils contribute to the extraordinary quality of this organic lotion.
Key Ingredients: Organic Gotu Kola, Juniper Berries, Lavender & Chamomile, Grapeseed Oil, Shea Butter, Olive Oil.
Organic herbs and oils includes Juniper Berries, Lavender, Sunflower Oil, Jojoba, and Soy, along with an Essential Oil blend of Grapefruit, Lime, and Chamomile makes this a antioxidant-rich, toning, brightening and regenerative moisturizer.
Available at Whole Foods Market, amazon.com, and drugstore.com
95% organic, 100% natural lip balm that’s petrolatum & paraben free.
Key Ingredients: Olive Oil, Shea Butter, Jojoba Oil.
Made with antioxidant-rich Olive oil and Vitamin E, soothing shea butter and jojoba oil to keep lips moist, soft and the smooth sphere precisely glides on to lips.
Evolution of Smooth (EOS) is available at Space NK Apothecary stores, spacenk.com, Target, and Walgreens.
Olive & Grape Seed Moisturizing Shampoo / Olive & Grape Seed Moisturizing Conditioner
11 fl oz / $8.95 each
Plant-derived cleansers and emollients enriched with a nourishing blend of flax, borage and sunflower oils to provide dry hair with a soft, mild wash.
Key Ingredients: Aloe, Olive Oil, Squalane, Jojoba, Grape Seed Oil, Sunflower Oil
Made with antioxidant-rich, organic olive oil also rich in polyphenols plus vitamins A, D, E & K – is a potent source of protection against damaging free radicals. High in omega fatty acids like linoleic acid, organic grape seed oil provides regenerative and restructuring benefits for damaged and stressed hair.
No parabens and 100% vegetarian.
Available at Whole Foods Market, Trader Joe’s, Drugstore.com, and select retailers nationwide.