Earth Day Beauty

There’s no better way to celebrate Earth Day than by making your beauty routine a little more natural and eco-friendly! Local beauty blogger Ashley Wottring shares tips on making your beauty routine kinder on your skin, while giving back to the planet:

Savannah Bee Company

Savannah Bee Honey Body Washes contain royal jelly, propolis, and honey to soften and nourish your skin, all while being completely free of parabens or petroleum, and never tested on animals. Savannah Bee also offers a Natural Beeswax Lip Balm containing natural oils that protect and soothe your lips. The company’s founder even started The Bee Cause Project, which aims to add observation hives in schools across the country to help children learn about why bees are essentials to our environment.

Design Essentials Natural Almond and Avocado Shampoo and Conditioner:

• Sulfate-free formula infused with Almond and Avocado
• Won’t strip hair of natural oils unlike other products
• Will naturally hydrate and detangle hair
• Noticeably reduces frizz, dryness, and breakage
• Available at designessentials.com for $12.99 each

100% Pure Cocoa Butter Semi-Matte Lipstick:

• 100% Natural – made with the highest quality ingredients
• Ultra matte, opaque, long-wearing lipstick ensures your lip color is always vibrant, rich and full, never dry
• Formulated with healthy fruit pigments a nourishing blend of cocoa butter and vitamin E
• Available in 9 beautiful shades
• Available at 100percentpure.com for $29.00 each

LXMI Pure Nilotica Melt:

• Pronounced “luxe-me”
• 100% organic, single-ingredient balm-to-oil skin superfood
• The single ingredient is Nilotica Reserve – sourced from the highest-grade nuts from the pristine Nile River Valley a unique terroir.
• Contains 25% more essential fatty acids versus traditional beauty oils
• Apply to nourish dry skin as needed focusing on face, lips and around the eye orbital areas
• Can also be used as an overnight leave-on mask
• Available at Sephora and Sephora.com for $62.00

Dermelect Cosmeceutical’s ‘ME’ Unearthed Nail Collection:


– The collection was inspired by the colors of the earth, which are drawn from various elements of nature, including lava, copper, soil and bright foliage
– Dermelect partnered with the non-profit Trees for the Future, and for every polish sold Dermelect plants one new tree, beginning September 2016 through April 2017 – Dermelect committed to a donation of 10,000 trees planted
– All of Dermelect nail polishes:
contain peptides that help fortify and grow strong nails
restores flexibility
helps resist chipping and splitting
water and detergent resistant
UV protected
– Available on Dermelect.com – individual polishes sold for $14, and the collection is available for $39

To learn more about Ashley, visit www.fashionatelyme.com.