Finding organic, sustainable and eco-friendly products can be a very tough process in today’s market. Although there is an abundance of brands out there claiming to be natural, it is important to do some proper research before investing your money in something in order to make sure it is completely safe for you and for the environment. We know this can be a very timely process so for all of our busy readers out there we have put together a list of our favourite beauty and lifestyle products that we have tried and tested so you don’t have to! We have carefully selected products that are organic, vegan, cruelty free, and without added nasties such as parabens and sulphates. You can thank us later!
Here are our current faves, all under $50;
Go-To Skin Care Properly Clean & Face Hero – Shop here!
This new skin care range by Zoe Foster Blake makes us very happy. The soft, mousse cleanser removes make up easily and leaves your skin feeling soft and smooth. It helps to prevent break-outs and smells great! For that extra glow, we use the Face Hero oil every night and can’t believe how ridiculously healthy it leaves our skin feeling.
TOM Organic Female Products – Shop here!
TOM’s range of feminine hygiene products are made using pure organic cotton; breathable and comfortable. TOM is Australia’s largest certifier for organic and biodynamic products. TOM’S tampons have no chlorine bleaches, no dyed strings and no polypropylene (plastic) outer layers. They are every womans best friend. When you purchase TOM products, you’re also doing great things for our planet. By following organic farming practices, we can help to prevent harmful pesticides from entering our environment and polluting the air, our waterways and the soil. After all, our planet is where we live, work and play so we need to protect it every way we can.
Musq Gel Moisturiser – Shop here!
For all you folks out there with oily or congested skin, this gel moisturiser is your new best friend. Made with plenty of moisturising ingredients such as Aloe Vera and Lemon Peel to keep your skin hydrated, but light enough to fight away the oil, we know you’ll love this as much as we do.
Raw Complexions Skintox Beauty Food – Shop here!
Raw Complexion’s philosophy is all about nourishing and protecting your skin from within, and their Skintox Beauty Food does just that. The thoughtfully selected ingredients provide your skin with the essentials needed for a healthy glow from the inside out.
Ere Perez Almond Oil Mascara – Shop here!
We don’t know about you but we’ve spent the majority of our lives searching for the perfect mascara. Now, we’re not saying that we have found it just yet but this will suffice until we do. Made with strengthening organic almond oil and conditioning Vitamin E, this mascara will nourish your eyelashes while keeping them thick and long all day!
Eco-Tan Winter Skin – Shop here!
Let’s face it, life is better with a tan. We can all agree on this, however living in Melbourne can sometimes make it a little difficult. Lucky for us, Eco-Tan has developed a gradual tanner that will keep you glowing all year round. This moisturiser not only nourishes your skin but leaves you with a streak-free tan, without the damage of UV’s or the chemicals that can be found in other brands. Oh, and it doesn’t smell too bad either!
LaVanila Healthy Deodorant – Shop here!
The hunt for a natural deodorant that actually works is challenging but also very important due to the damaging effects of anti-antiperspirants and aluminium. This deliciously scented deodorant is one of the best we’ve tried and keeps your pits smelling fresh all day long. Our favourite scent is the Vanilla Blackberry.
Nature’s Organics Organic Care Shampoo & Conditioner
These affordable hair products surprisingly do wonders for our locks. There are several options depending on your hair type but they all leave our hair feeling clean, soft and smelling yummy! The best part is they can be found at your local supermarket and won’t cost an arm and a leg. Can be found at Coles Supermarket.
Springfields Skin Rescue Hand Cream – Shop here!
Winter can leave our skin feeling dry and irritated (especially for eczema sufferers) and this can sometimes be embarrassing and frustrating, but Springfields Skin Rescue Hand Cream soothes our worries away! This lightweight, fast absorbing cream instantly softens our hands and has a lovely, soft scent to calm our senses too.