Botanical beauty makes for a fresh start this spring.
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Mineralash Mascara by Larénim, $16.79. Long-lasting and easily removable, this product makes you wonder why all mascaras aren’t formulated with vegan and paraben-free ingredients. Available in Jet Black and Black Brown shades.
Herbal Youth by Evening Shade Farms, $12.95. Sea buckthorn berry extract renews skin in this anti-aging blend. Also treats burns, acne and dermatitis.
Soap Collection by Vermont Soap Organics, $3.99. This collection is USDA Certified Organic: Butter Bar (with soothing calendula); Honey (to exfoliate); and Peppermint Magic (a mild astringent).
All-Natural Face Wash by Hooked Studios Skincare, $9. Wash your face with this organic, fragrance-free cleanser with turmeric, ground oats, ground flaxseeds and garbanzo powder.
Almond-Aloe Facial Moisturizer by Earth Science, $9.95. During summer, moisturize with this SPF-15 paraben-free formula. It’s light, non-greasy and shine-free, so it’s perfect for daily use.
Organic Acne Treatment by Brittanie’s Thyme, $8. This dependable blend of witch hazel, lavender and tea tree essential oils dries out trouble spots without the white film.
Castile Bar Soaps by Brigit True Organics, $6 to $10. Cleanse your hands with these adorably shaped organic soaps—there are so many to choose from, it’s impossible to pick a favorite. Plus, they’re herb-infused.
Sugary Nut Scrub by Biggs & Featherbelle, $17.99. Raw sugar, almond oil, and essential oils of balsam of Peru and frankincense make up this powerful exfoliating scrub.
Chamomile Flower Bath Tea by Bathe Me, $14. Draw a warm bath and enjoy the chamomile and rose petals in this bath tea. It is free of parabens, artificial fragrances and petroleum products.
Soothing Muscle Gel by Verikira Naturals, $20. Ease aching muscles with a combination of 18 different essential oils, such as rosemary, lemongrass and eucalyptus. The invigorating blend will leave you relaxed after exercising (even if you’re breaking in new shoes).
Solid Perfume by Pacifica, $9. Thai lemongrass or Egyptian Bergamot Rose fragrances are made of organic soy and coconut wax.
Frankincense & Myrrh Body Scrub by Indigo Wild, $17. Erase dry skin with herbs once reserved for royalty with this sea salt and poppy seed blend.
Fruit Enzyme Facial Scrub by derma e, $13.95. Smooth away and cleanse skin with this blend of Dead Sea salt, papaya enzymes and chamomile. It leaves skin feeling so soft, you’ll never give it up.
Fiddlehead Fern Mist by Caldrea, $15. Take a stroll through the woods with the essential oils of spearmint, vetiver and fern in this body mist.
Spring Lavender Hand Cream by The Healing Seed, $10.95. Heal overworked hands with this lavender-scented, omega-3 fatty acid-rich lotion; it also reduces the appearance of wrinkles.
Fizzy O’Therapy Bath Bomb by LUSH Cosmetics, $4.95. Spicy ginger and clove bud alleviate sore muscles in this bath bomb. Plop it in your bathtub after a tiresome day to soak the stress away.
Upper Management Styling Gel by Kiss My Face, $8.95. Keep your locks under control with this combination of nettle and chamomile. The natural gel holds hair in place with no crispy strands.
Lip Calm by John Masters Organics, $6. This balm packs ylang ylang and citrus essential oils, avocado oil, beeswax and shea butter. www.johnmasters.com
Natural Eyeshadows by Stript, $18. Natural vanilla bean, sweet almond blossom and green tea work together in this line of vegan, paraben-free eyeshadows.
Eye Pencils by Pencil Me In Cosmetics, $6.99. Accent your eyes with vitamin- and antioxidant-rich eye pencils with green tea extract.