10 Eco-Friendly Botanical Body Oils + Serums

by | Jul 30, 2018 | Green Beauty

Body oils + serums might be associated with luxury, but you don’t have to live a luxurious life to enjoy them. They are best applied after a shower or bath when your skin is still damp. Massage into the skin, hair, nail area and allow the oil or serum to soak in completely. They can be used alongside dry brushing to stimulate the lymphatic system. You can even pour a little in your bath to let the moisturizing process begin as you soak!

Here are some of the benefits of using one:

  • Nourishing for the skin
  • Leaves a beautiful glow lotion alone cannot achieve
  • Assist in repairing skin
  • Not just for skin, but can also benefit hair and nails
  • Alternative to conventional perfume
  • Prevents razor burn by applying pre-shave
  • Allows you to enjoy the smells and effects of botanicals

BLISS BODY SERUM is a lightweight, non-greasy body serum leaves skin soft and supple. It’s deeply hydrating and antioxidant-rich to protect the skin from sun damage and help delay signs of aging. An exotic blend of jasmine and rose infuse with a spicy undertone of cardamom to bring bliss to the mind and spirit.

SVATI Organics is a proud partner with Homes of Hope Orphanages in India. With every purchase, SVATI helps send a girl to school.  The skincare collection was created by Lindsay, a Clinical Aromatherapist, after traveling to Southern India as a volunteer. The experience impacted her life immensely which led to the start of Svati Organics.

Packaging: glass bottle.

JASMINE HERBAL BODY OIL is a fragrant, deeply soothing, fast-absorbing aromatherapy blend is rich in fresh, natural seed and plant oils, and essential fatty acids. It nourishes, replenishes and moisturizes the skin. The oil is enhanced with therapeutic essential oils.

The creator of Sara Elizabeth Skincare, Sara, based her skincare collection on addressing the challenges she saw on a daily basis which was targeting skin health in men and women of all ages and ethnicities. Drawing from her years of experience, she was determined to create a sustainable skincare line. She pulls from her apothecary of ancient beauty plants, herbs, tree bark, moss, oils, resins and a Japanese facial muscle reconstruction massage to create her signature facial that is now available for anyone at home.

Packaging: hand-poured in glass bottle with dropper.

HOLI(OIL) YOUTH BODY SERUM penetrates deep into the skin to help tighten, hydrate, reduce cellulite, heal scares, and treat body acne and sun damage. The potent formula helps to correct hyper-pigmentation, dark spots, and may help replenish collagen.

Packaging: white glass bottle.

HERBAL TONIC FACE + BODY SERUM is a multi use superfood moisturizing oil helps balance moisture levels in the skin, reduces the appearance of skin imperfections, promotes an even skin tone and healthy glowing complexion. It’s loaded with anti-oxidants and vitamins, great for all skin types. It also works as a great message oil. Your skin, hair and nails will love this!

Shara, a licensed esthetician, created her products after her clients asked her what can they use on their body for uneven skin tones, spots, body acne and for eczema. Suffering from acne herself, she started using her own body facial products. After the business took off she started incorporating spiritual elements into her products to focus on mind, body and beauty. All of her products come with a bath ritual to help raise your frequencies, mental and spiritual energy, because she believes the way we focus on beauty, we should make sure we put some of that focus on our body and mind.

Packaging: glass bottle with cork cap.

ALCHEMY LUXE is a uplifting and skin-reviving blend of plant oils, enhanced with soothing Hemp extract to inspire self-admiration and stimulate skin-love. Crave uses a highly purified form of non-psychoactive CO2 Extracted CBD Isolate from Hemp (no THC) to formulate all products.

Janet, the founder, suffered from an inflammatory skin condition called Rosacea – red, rashy, sometimes pimply, irritated skin that is highly reactive. She created a skincare line on a mission to show the benefits of CBD. Crave is happy to see the stigma of Cannabis being lifted.

Packaging: amber glass bottle with dropper.

NEEM HEALING OIL is an experience of an herb that has been used for centuries to treat various ailments, from acne, to insect bites to hair loss, Pure Neem Oil is a powerful plant that is an anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory. This oil is loaded with nutrient rich sweet almond oil, pumpkin seed oil and a proprietary blend of healing essential oils like geranium, rosemary, lavender and rose hip oil. The high level of vitamins and antioxidants- great for all skin types, especially acne prone and combo skin – fights aging and leaves skin plump and hydrated without clogging your pores.

Athar’a came to life after the founder was touched by cancer within her family and other loved ones. It is a luxurious skincare inspired by Eastern Traditions. The Athar’a philosophy focuses on overall health, wellness and healing, encompassing Eastern therapeutic practices. The company is a proud supporter of impoverished and orphaned children. By partnering with Trees for Life and donating a portion of proceeds to Give Light and Charity Water they are able to provide nutrition, shelter, and water to those in need.

Packaging: glass bottle with dropper (plastic dropper cap).

The BODY OIL is a ultra-luxe, silky, hydrating, toning, nutrient-dense, and loaded with lush Amazonian oils like Andiroba and Pracaxi that work wonders on stretch marks and eczema, all while helping create beautifully smooth, firm skin.

The founder, Stefanie, began to deal with stress that showed on her skin while working long hours in Manhattan. She was born and raised in the Philippines where she returned where she was reminded of all the natural beauty remedies she had grown up with, but had completely taken for granted. She was inspired, to say the least, and upon her return to New York, immediately got to work on all-natural face oil using only the best tropical ingredients. Prim Botanicals was officially launched in early 2015 and what started as a face oil to save her own skin turned into an entire skincare line that she could share with the rest of the world.

Packaging: glass bottle.

The UNDARIA ALGAE OIL is ultra-concentrated, yet lightweight Organic Seaweed and botanical-based body oil is loaded with Acai, Babassu, Passion Fruit and Ayurvedic Sesame oils to deeply hydrate skin. Visibly firms and minimizes the appearance of stretch marks. Renews a healthy luster and youthful suppleness for soft, touchable skin. Indulge in aromatic notes of Citrus and Cypress Essential oils to promote vitality and invigorate the senses. Osea soaks their USDA Certified Organic Undaria Algae in barrels of botanical oils for 6 months to naturally distill the vitamins, nutrients and minerals into their purest, most potent forms.

Osea has a strong connection to the ingredients they source. Instead of sourcing in bulk with no connection to the source like many skincare companies, they make sure they work closely with suppliers. Osea sources their organic seaweeds present in nearly all of their formulations directly from family friends in the Sea of Patagonia.

Packaging: glass bottle.

The LOMI LOMI OIL is a luscious massage body oil whisks you away to tropical isles of pure bliss. It has the remarkable ability to moisturize your skin without making it greasy, leaving you glowing and fresh. This glorious blend of oils absorbs quickly and deeply into the skin and actually enhances its integrity – leaving it light, supple and soft all day long. Antiviral and antibacterial properties protect your precious outer coat from environmental pollution.

Good Medicine’s products are handcrafted in micro batches. The Beauty Lab is a collaboration of 5 women, inspired by the Southwest desert. They source locally first and gravitate toward like-minded suppliers who share their same high quality standards and love for the planet.

Packaging: amber glass bottle.

The ABSOLUTE ANTI AGING BODY OIL is an award winning oil. The indulgent botanicals such as sandalwood, rose, and neroli achieve an otherworldly fragrance as they rapidly soothe, lock in moisture, and deeply hydrate cracked skin. This antioxidant rich blend also fights free radicals and environmental toxins, for skin that looks radiant and youthful. These powerful botanicals energize and revitalize the skin. This multipurpose blend is ideal for all skin types.

Uma Oils is deeply committed to fostering the vibrant Central Indian community in which their farms and distilleries are located. They believe the most effective way to empower women is by enabling them to achieve financial independence. Over half of their employees are women, all of whom are paid fair wages on par with their male counterparts. On average, Uma reinvests a third of their annual profits back into their local community. They operate the sole health clinic in their village free of charge, and provide the specialized resources to treat Thalasemmia, a genetic blood disorder prevalent in the area. Uma also offers academic scholarships to encourage promising local youth to pursue higher education.

Packaging: glass bottle.

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