6 Of The Best Natural Beauty Products That Actually Work

You might be eating organically, recycling, and doing what you can for the environment, but how natural is your beauty regime? Natural skin products are on the rise, and their simple, natural ingredients are taking on the chemical-laden big brands. Whether you’re looking for paraben-free makeup or organic skin care, there are now plenty natural beauty products that actually work to choose from.


Natural Beauty Products That Actually Work
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And we think that before your thirties, you should really try to embrace the natural skincare regime. So here are the CGD team’s favorite natural beauty products, that are as good for the planet as they are for your skin.

1. Korres Wild Rose 24-Hour Moisturizing & Brightening Cream

s750992-main-lheroThe whole of the Korres Wild Rose collection is regularly sold out and we’re not surprised. This gorgeous smelling moisturizer is paraben, sulfate, and phthalate free (all the bad bits), and is packed full of restorative Vitamin C. It brightens and hydrates all day long, and did we mention how good it smells?! Available here.

2. Trilogy Organic Rosehip Oil Antioxidant

10621073-1114396459663476A favorite amongst celebrities including Miranda Kerr, Victoria Beckham, and Kate Middleton, this clever little oil is packed full of essential oils that keep skin clear and glowing. It also protects against external factors such as pollution thanks to its antioxidant properties. A few drops added to your moisturizer each day is all you need to keep your skin healthy and protected! Available here.

3. Herbivore Botanicals ‘Rose Hibiscus’ Hydrating Face Mist

_13244830This gorgeous moisturizing face mist from Herbivore is not just beautiful on the outside – it’s vegan, cruelty, paraben, sulfate and phthalate free. Based on coconut water infused with hibiscus flower petals it smells heavenly and will leave you feeling moisturized and soothed, not to mention it is just so instagrammable! Available here.

4. Youth To The People Kale + Spinach + Green Tea Age Prevention Cleanser

s1863588-main-lhero-1Natural cleansers are often too gentle to remove dirt and protect the skin. Youth To The People Kale + Spinach + Green Tea Age Prevention Cleanser is antioxidant-rich that won’t dry out or strip the skin. It’ll keep your skin glowing and protect it from environmental damage and redness. It has no parabens, sulfates, and phthalates. It’s also free of added color, fragrance, and soap, 100 percent vegan and never tested on animals. Available here.

5. HourGlass Number 28 Treatment Oil


Give your lips the shine and treatment they deserve. This potent treatment has a 24-carat gold plated tip which is naturally antibacterial, so you can use it again and again. It contains three active ingredients that hydrate, plump and smooth lips. The amazing thing about this formula is that it includes 14 essential oils, 10 plant oils, and 4 vitamins. It’s free of parabens, phthalates, sulfates and synthetic dyes and it’s vegan. We love it! Available here.

6. Nativo Clay Scrub Mask


This almost sold-out clay mask packs a real punch. It will cleanse, exfoliate and detoxify your skin. It has essential oils to calm and balance all skin types, flower powder, sea powder, and apricot kernel powders to really draw those impurities out. It’s organic, and they recommend using it with a purifying liquid like milk, honey, tea, or aloe. Luxurious! Available here.


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  • Lisa

    The absolute best thing for your skin is to make sure all traces of makeup are removed before cleansing with natural cleansers. Druide cleansing lotion and toner are amazing. Also Dr. Roebucks Face cream.

  • Erin George

    Natural skin care products are definitely on the rise like you said! I’m for sure going to try out some of these.


  • ceereejay

    I’m going to try these products out. I’m moving towards a more natural and holistic life.


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