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Pure + Simple Holiday Beauty Kits

December 12, 2014
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Pure + Simple is my go-to for all-natural skincare (and amazing facials).  Their lovely little holiday kits make a great way to try out some of the best-selling products. They all make great gifts but I’ll be giving the Holiday Beauty Rescue kit to the hostess who has been celebrating the mostess. Pure + Simple [...]

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Leaves of Trees

May 2, 2014
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There’s a great new organic beauty line on the scene! Leaves of Trees offers delicious lotions and potions, free of parabens and petrolatum and much more of the stuff we shouldn’t be slathering on our bodies. Many of the products are made from ultra-moisturizing and anti-oxidant-fueled Argan oil sourced from a women’s cooperative in Morocco. [...]

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Grainstorm Baking Mixes

November 9, 2012
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Healthy treats!? Yes please. Grainstorm uses fresh milled ancient and heritage varietal grains like spelt, kamut and red fife to create healthy, customizable baked goods like cookies, pancakes and scones. See all mixes here. Grainstorm Ancient Grain Pancake/Waffle Mix, $7.95 Buy Now Similar gift ideas:Pure + Simple Holiday Beauty Kits Leaves of TreesKorres Basil Lemon [...]

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Korres Basil Lemon Showergel

February 17, 2012
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With a soft, light lemon scent and naturally hydrating ingredients, this body wash by the awesome Korres brand is one of my faves. Give it to your fave soap star. Korres Basil Lemon Showergel, $19.50. Buy Now Similar gift ideas:L’Occitane Shea Butter Hand CreamConsonant Body Healthy Skin Detox for FacePure + Simple Holiday Beauty Kits [...]

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Consonant Body Healthy Skin Detox for Face

November 15, 2010
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I’m a sucker for great packaging. And this gift comes in a great package – sleek design and savvy text. But the stuff inside is just a good – organic, awesome face wash, moisturizer, eye cream and lip care. There’s a body kit too in a divine bergamot scent, so get (I mean give!) both. [...]

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Yes to Cucumbers Facial Towelettes

November 3, 2010
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29 Secrets says the Yes to Cucumbers facial towelettes are the best $10 you’ll ever spend. Slip these 98% natural, easy to use,  towelettes into the bag of someone heading off on a trip or give them to the makeup queen for a clean finish at the end of her day. Yes to Cucumbers Facial [...]

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Odacité Beautiful Day Moisturizer

July 13, 2010
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This organic skincare line just celebrated their first birthday but you won’t find a product dating back to their launch on their shelves. Each Odacité product is made to order and shipped within a month of creation so that you get only the freshest, most potent product. My sensitive skin has been soaking up the [...]

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Hand-Knit Baby Leopard Doll

July 6, 2009
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This utterly adorable and natural wool leopard doll was hand-kit by a women’s collective in rural Kenya.  Each one is signed by the woman who made it and is one of many fabulous gift finds from the eco-minded Gorgeous and Green. Hand-Knit Baby Leopard doll, $25. Buy Now Similar gift ideas:Child’s Own Stuffed ToyOompa Green [...]

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Saijojo Smoothing Balm

July 2, 2009
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With the list of ingredients that aren’t in this smoothing balm much longer than the the quality few that are, this anti-frizz gel is an eco alternative to the chemical-filled ones on most shelves. Its chock full of organics and botanicals. Makes a great gift for the friend who’s always fussing with their hair. Or [...]

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