From the powerful antioxidant Lipochroman to Vitamins E, F, and more, the composition of Dr Loretta’s Intense Replenishing Serum protects skin from damage caused by pollution, climate conditions and even UV radiation. With a luxuriant consistency that’s easily absorbed, the serum soothes and smooths skin as it offers a boost in hydration. Formulated by the dermatologist and clinical researcher Dr Loretta Ciraldo MD, FAAD, this product is for use twice-daily on the face, neck and back of hands.
Vegan and cruelty- and palm oil-free, Hand In Hand’s soaps come in four scents—Cactus Blossom, Citrus Grove, Lavender, and Sea Salt—and each is represented in the brand’s four-pack set. Each uses a base of organic cocoa and shea butter—all-natural, irritant-free ingredients. Plus, for every soap purchased, the brand donates one bar of soap and month’s supply of clean water to a child in need, through a partnership with My Neighbor’s Children, an advocacy group with international reach.
Boasting notes of blood orange, jojoba and lavender, Mineral’s Sousa is a nourishing oil for dry and inflamed skin. The potion actively reduces inflammation, and increases circulation and cell turnover—aka dead skin cells being replaced by younger cells. With cannabinoids (CBD and CBG) and terpenes (linalool and limonene) at work, Sousa is also boosted by patchouli, eucalyptus, calendula and almond oil. Simply apply after a shower and massage until absorbed.
Featuring the brand’s popular Post-Poo Drops, along with their Olous Aromatique Room Spray and Body Cleansing Soap Slab, Aesop’s “The Melodist” set aims to alleviate unwanted scents from people and the places they visit—as all are in travel-safe sizes. One of five new sets, “The Melodist” is housed within a reusable tan amenities case that’s wrapped in an illustration of Euterpe by artist Giovanni Garcia-Fenech.
Comprising three cannabinoid-rich tinctures, Plant People’s holiday set is a completely legal assortment of stress-relievers and sleep aids. Included are Mind + Body (full-spectrum hemp extract and MCT oil), Sleep (full spectrum hemp extract, terpenes, and MCT oil) and Relief (full spectrum hemp extract, MCT oil, and various natural oils) drops. These concoctions help consumers have more restful sleep, and can decrease inflammation. Plant People also donates a portion of profits from every order to American Forest, a non-profit dedicated to reforestation and forest resiliency projects.
Developed by an industry expert who oversaw the launch of lines by Kiehl’s and Glossier, Bravo Sierra initially serviced military members, affording them top-notch products for a discounted price. Now, as the line launches for the general public, the brand still commits 5% of its profits to Morale, Welfare and Recreation programs for military members, veterans, and their families. Get a sample of the brand’s broad collection courtesy of this Holiday Discovery Set, which comes with deodorant, hair grooming paste, antibacterial wipes, shaving foam, sunscreen, body wash, and more inside of a USA-made dopp kit.
Shaped like a freshwater bream, this Welcome Soap is moulded with a Kashigata, and replicates the popular fish-shaped Taiyaki cake. Available in three colors, each one boasts a different fragrance: red is pomegranate, white is lily blossom, and black is brown sugar. With lovely, minimal packaging, this soap-on-a-rope is made in Japan.
Dedicated to LA and made in the city’s Los Feliz neighborhood, Thin Wild Mercury’s scents range from botanical and subdued to rich and robust, with Whisky 1969 leaning toward the latter. “An ode to the sweaty, smoky, iconic rock club on Sunset Blvd,” the fragrance boasts notes of raspberry jam, cardamom, and ylang ylang—with a resinous, smoky tinge that remains on the skin. Whisky 1969 certainly resides on the darker side, but its complexity and warmth develops as its worn. The fragrance comes in a 50ml spray bottle.
Sourced from the mineral deposit on Mt Yakedake in the northern part of the Japanese Alps, this mineral-rich powder is 100% all-natural and as nourishing as it is stress-relieving. With a low alkali base, it shouldn’t throw your body’s pH, and also won’t stain your tub. Simply mix two tablespoons of the powder into a tub full of water and mix until it’s dissolved.
Infused with Binchotan activated charcoal, this Japanese body scrub towel affords a little extra exfoliation and will leave skin feeling super-soft and refreshed. The two gray hues indicate a coarse and gentle texture, and offers the towel a minimal appeal. After use, slather skin with your favorite body oil or moisturizer for best results.
Made with 750mg broad spectrum hemp CBD and essential oils, Prima’s R + R Cream offers sore muscles some relief. With menthol, peppermint and tea tree providing tingling and cooling sensations, rosemary acts as an anti-inflammatory and other ingredients promote relaxation, and blood flow. The pleasantly scented lotion is made in California and tested in a third-party ISO/IEC-accredited and ORELAP-certified facility—meaning you’re guaranteed a high-quality product, from potency to purity..
Filled with 13 peptides, actives and antioxidants, Mad Hippie’s face cream comes in a travel-friendly 30ml bottle and combats signs of aging while offering hydration. The cream is gentle on sensitive skin and free from parabens, petrochemicals, phtalates, synthetic dyes and fragrances. Coconut and argan oil add a rich texture, contributing to the feeling of nourishment.
While “fragrance free,” Faith in Nature’s hand soap has a very faint, pleasant scent from its seaweed-base. The aforementioned seaweed is wild-harvested and boasts helpful antioxidants, minerals and proteins. Packaged in recycled cardboard, the vegan soap is free from parabens and SLS. It produces a rich lather and leaves skin feeling clean, but soft and nourished. Price is in Pounds.
Super-light but still nourishing, Ursa Major’s new Vital Spring Face Lotion employs a non-greasy formula for a milky moisturizer that can be used in all seasons. Not only does it provide hydration, the aloe-based potion also protects the skin against aggressors and pollutants. Made with aloe vera leaf juice, marula oil, mung bean meristem cell culture and more, it is—like all Ursa Major products—plant-powered and free of petrochemicals, SLS, SLES, parabens, glycols, silicones, PEGs, and synthetic fragrances and colors.
Fair trade, sustainable and free of nitrosamine and parabens, Sustain Natural’s condoms are triple-tested for resiliency. Made from natural latex, they avoid chemicals that are irritating while remaining FDA-cleared. Sustain Natural also pays fair wages, and helps provide free education and healthcare for the community from where their rubber is sourced.
Made from 100% recycled paper, Who Gives A Crap’s toilet paper is an eco-friendly alternative to traditional, big brand versions. Their iteration is three-ply, made without inks, dyes or scents and boast 400 sheets per roll. For $30, you receive a box of 24 rolls. Additionally, the brand gives 50% of its profits to WaterAid—an initiative that helps provide access to clean water and toilets, as well as education regarding sanitation and hygiene.