Essential Oils for Face/Lips/Body, Bath Salts, Botanical+Herbal Fragrances -Small Batch Premium Selections
Which is why most of the small batch, entrepreneurs we met at a premium beauty event organized by ELEV8.- literally/package make the array of skin/bodycare and fragrances versus having a private contractor do it.
PLUS-each brand we sampled-has a compelling narrative as to the whys/wheres/hows of their relatively young company's beauty product offerings.
Noticeably-ingredients were not only certified organic or naturally sourced from known sources, but importantly- not in the mix... the typical mass market additives...that get used by the typical big company 'Natural' products. (http://www.safecosmetics.org)
Essential oils, renewable sourced botanics and herbs, bath salts, and petro-chemical +synthetic free fragrances dominated the offerings...with eco packaging (recyclable-oand/or from recycled materials) and cruelty free/sustainable production methods a priority. Another must-packaging had to preserve the integrity of the ingredients.
|Birchrose + Co-100% handcrafted -100% natural ingredients-Body polish get massaged into skin...left on a few minutes, then rinsed...the algae + grapefruit one on the right center=$22 and is made from wild harvested undaria algae with hydrating coconut oil-Dead Sea salts, essential oils of grapefruit, yang yang, +lime|
|Prim Botanicals -large collection if all natural beauty brand based in the Philippines and California. Perfume+body/facial oils, super hydrating lip sheens in sheer tints, hand pour soy candle|
|Thorn & Bloom artisan botanical perfumes lack any synthetic aroma chemicals, any petrochemical 'stuff', preservatives, phthalates, or GMOs. Beautifully packaged, scent choices range from floral-to smoke-spice-green. Interesting FAQs explain why even though most ingredients are organic or wild harvested...Thorn & Bloom is not USDA organic certified.|