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Face Cream to keep your skin smooth as baby’s bottom

Clean Beauty Awards 2020 FaceCream Finalists

Face Cream to keep your skin smooth as baby’s bottom

If you’re feeling defeated by the brutal winter air and are in need of some serious self-care, try testing the waters with a couple of these favorites in FaceCream. They are whipped to heavy cream perfection.

Clean Beauty Awards 2020 FaceCream Finalists

Confidently say no to dull skin with the top eleven in FaceCreams! 

Leaf People Skin Care – stem cell & peptide radiance face cream

LE PURE – Perfecting Illumination

Iremia Skincare Inc. – Protective Cream

Honey Sweetie Acres – Goat Milk Facial Cream

Idunna Natural Skincare – Age Prevent Triple Mushroom Vitalizing Beta Carotene Night Cream with MultiPeptides and Fruit Stem Cells

JAYDANCIN INC – Healing Cream

Iremia Skincare Inc. – Soothing Lotion

Jenelt – Daily Renewal Intensive Antioxidant Cream

Ao Skincare (Distil Skincare LLC) – Raw Nourish AM Treatment

asap skin products – DNA renewal treatment

Clean Beauty Awards 2020 FaceCream Finalists

Super thanks to the Clean Beauty Awards judging panel for their favourite FaceCreams!

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CertClean
Host of the Clean Beauty Awards

CertClean is North America’s leading certification for safer beauty and personal care products. Learn more about the certification here!

Every year, CertClean hosts the Clean Beauty Awards, where the best in clean beauty is determined by an esteemed panel of judges worldwide!

Say no to lifeless tresses with these 10 hair clean heroes of 2020

Clean Beauty Awards 2020 HairTreatment Finalists

Say no to dull tresses with these 10 clean hair heroes of 2020

The options you see as you walk down the shampoo aisle at your local store can already make your head hurt — now trying searching “shampoo” on Google! Now add more research by looking for shampoos without parabens, sodium lauryl sulfates, or “natural shampoo” – the research never ends! In part two to that, is hair conditioner and hair treatments!

To make it easier to tame that mane and keep your hair looking glossy and healthy, check out the top-selected hair products, celebrated in CertClean’s 5th Clean Beauty Awards!

Clean Beauty Awards 2020 HairWash Finalists
Clean Beauty Awards 2020 HairTreatment Finalists

Rub-A-Dub-Dub and condition the natural way with these top hair products below!

Birch Babe Naturals – Shampoo Bar

AROMATICA – B5+Biotin Fortifying Shampoo

AROMATICA – Rosemary Scalp Scaling Shampoo

Black Chicken Remedies – Dry Shampoo

SoulDeo Naturals – Peppermint & Rosemary Natural Dry Shampoo

Province Apothecary – Full Brow Serum

Bellus – Blow Dry Balm

Jordan Seban Hair – Le Baume

Carina Organics – Sweet Pea Alcohol Free Styling Gel

JustBirch Inc. – Hair Revitalizer – Natural

GUM di Terzuolo Stefano – LUCY Anti Frizz Leave in Conditioner

Now that we’ve got your head covered, see the best body washes for your body!

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CertClean
Host of the Clean Beauty Awards

CertClean is North America’s leading certification for safer beauty and personal care products. Learn more about the certification here!

Every year, CertClean hosts the Clean Beauty Awards, where the best in clean beauty is determined by an esteemed panel of judges worldwide!

Best Lip Balms of 2020: Game-changing lip moisturizers

Best Lip Balms of 2020: Game-changing lip moisturizers

Pucker up and treat your lovely lips to some of these all-star list of lip moisturizers!

Nothing worse than stepping outside and realizing that you have dry, cracked and thirsty lips.  Just the thought sends a shiver down our spine, but you know what’s worse? Putting harsh chemicals anywhere near your mouth! No worries though because we have the best lip balms in the game that give you that hydration and are so clean you could eat (maybe don’t do that though!)

For strong lip game check out our top 8 below! 

These are the 8 best lip balms of 2020!

Dr.Lipp – Original Nipple Balm for Dry Skin, Luscious Lips & Glossy

JABONERIA MARIANELLA – The Royal Kalahari Under Eye and Lip Serum Roller Oil

Elevé Cosmetics – Lip LUV Lip Treatment

#LipGlam – The multi award winning beauty balm.

Lowen’s – Creamsicle – Lip balm

Pevonia – Rapid-Restore Lip Balm

Dianne Caine Australia – Lip Restore

Okanagan Lavender & Herb Farm – ‘Nomad’ Lip Balm

Missing in photo: Okanagan Lavender & Herb Farm – ‘Nomad’ Lip Balm

Soft and supple lips goes together with smooth and silky skin – curious to see which face serums are becoming cult classics? See here

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CertClean
Host of the Clean Beauty Awards

CertClean is North America’s leading certification for safer beauty and personal care products. Learn more about the certification here!

Every year, CertClean hosts the Clean Beauty Awards, where the best in clean beauty is determined by an esteemed panel of judges worldwide!

Best eye creams of 2020: Hunt for the best eye cream ends now

Clean Beauty Awards 2020 EyeCare Finalists

Best eye creams of 2020: Hunt for the best eye cream ends now

Eye cream, gels, and serums galore! It’s all about that soft and extra sensitive spot. Give yourself that extra TLC after a late night of….. (you can fill in the blank). In a blink, we’ll have you set up with the best eye products to keep you looking and feeling your best. 

Here are the top 10 natural eye care products that’ll help you say “I totally got 8 hours of sleep last night!” 

Clean Beauty Awards 2020 EyeCare Finalists

These are the 10 best eye creams of 2020!

Biossance – Squalane + Marine Algae Eye Cream

Puristry – Yerba Mate Eye Cream

Eco Tan – Eye Compost

PAÑPURI – Lotus Defense- Intensive Eye Treatment

Lo & Behold Naturals – White Turmeric & Green Tea Eye Cream

Biossance – Squalane + Peptide Eye Gel

SanRe Organic Skinfood – Eye Candy

PHB Ethical Beauty – Superfood 2 in 1 Face and Eye Serum

SKINourishment – POLYN Cooling Under Eye Serum

Dr. Loretta – Tightening Eye Gel

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CertClean
Host of the Clean Beauty Awards

CertClean is North America’s leading certification for safer beauty and personal care products. Learn more about the certification here!

Every year, CertClean hosts the Clean Beauty Awards, where the best in clean beauty is determined by an esteemed panel of judges worldwide!

 

CertClean’s Clean Beauty Awards: The Finalists of 2020

Clean Beauty Awards 2020

CertClean’s Clean Beauty Awards: The Finalists of 2020

From a new record total of 371 submissions from 16 countries, the panel of green beauty judges selected 123 finalists for the 2020 Clean Beauty Awards.

The beauty industry is changing for the better – better ingredients for our health, better ingredients for the environment, and better ingredients for our skin — we’re moving past the notion that “green” or “natural” skincare products are somehow inferior in performance, and we’re now moving toward the understanding that products formulated without harmful chemicals are stellar performers!

To celebrate the industry’s progress – and help you find what’s really worth your time and money – the esteemed independent panel of green beauty pros determined the 123 products to highlight the absolute best-performing products in the clean beauty industry today.

Now that we’re all familiar, we want to share with you our finalists! Everything you need to know about what clean beauty products are on the rise has been condensed for your reading pleasure in our blog. Need a new toner? We got something for you. Dry scaly skin? We have something for that too! Your next holy grail product is waiting for you. Check all the posts down below!

The Best of the Best in Clean Beauty. Don’t be shy, click away- you know you want to

Face Cream to keep your skin smooth as baby’s bottom

Let us rejoice! All the serums you’ll need for 2020

Get your shine on with these top face oils!

Best in show! The most stellar natural face washes

Finalists revealed! The 10 best body products in the 5th Clean Beauty Awards!

Up your hygiene game: 10 body washes your skin will love

The best deodorants to keep daisy fresh

Best eye creams of 2020: Hunt for the best eye cream ends now

Best Lip Balms of 2020: Game-changing lip moisturizers

Hello sun protection, we’ve been waiting for you!

Say no to lifeless tresses with these 11 clean hair heroes of 2020

8 toners and mists to feel like a brand new you!

From beard cream to beard balm – here are the best in the clean beauty industry

In its 5th year, CertClean is incredibly proud to celebrate the growth of the industry. Winners will be announced early summer – stay tuned!

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CertClean
Host of the Clean Beauty Awards

CertClean is North America’s leading certification for safer beauty and personal care products. Learn more about the certification here!

Every year, CertClean hosts the Clean Beauty Awards, where the best in clean beauty is determined by an esteemed panel of judges worldwide!

8 toners and mists to feel like a brand new you!

Clean Beauty Awards 2020 Toners/Mists Finalists

The Best of 2020: 8 toners & mists for the best feeling in the world

Do you hear that? It’s the subtle sound of your favourite toner being spritzed all over your skin—- ahhh the best feeling in the world.

Replenish your dry and stripped skin with any of these top contenders. They don’t call them fan favourites for no nothing! Filled with some of the best ingredients like strawberry, citrus and tea -tree oil this roundup will prep your skin for the ultimate G-L-O-W.

Clean Beauty Awards 2020 Toners/Mists Finalists
Clean Beauty Awards 2020 Toners/Mists Finalists
Clean Beauty Awards 2020 Toners/Mists Finalists

Top toners and mists of 2020 below!

Immersion Botanica – Geranium Hydrating Mist

Vanessa Megan – Group 11 Active Mist

isoi – PHA First Toner

Kaelen Harwell – Brightening Strawberry Citrus Toner

Kaelen Harwell – Invigorating Peppermint Toner

AROMATICA – Tea Tree Balancing Toner

SIORIS – Time Is Running Out Mist (Citrus Junos Fruit)

Dianne Caine Australia – Hydro-Boost Mist

Ready for the next step in skincare? – see the list of best face creams here.

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CertClean
Host of the Clean Beauty Awards

CertClean is North America’s leading certification for safer beauty and personal care products. Learn more about the certification here!

Every year, CertClean hosts the Clean Beauty Awards, where the best in clean beauty is determined by an esteemed panel of judges worldwide!

The best deodorants to keep daisy fresh

Clean Beauty Awards 2020 OdourCare Finalists

The Best Deodorants to Keep Daisy Fresh

The ballots are in, the votes have been counted. Here, we present the finalists of the odourcare/deodorant category — all tested, tried and loved by the external panel of judges for the 2020 Clean Beauty Awards.

Leave your pit-smelling-while-no-one-is-watching-days behind you. What you used to think about natural deodorants are in the dust, the clean beauty revolution has populated store shelves with effective and innovative products to keep your underarms smelling fresh as a daisy!

And don’t worry – there are no aluminum in these goodies!

Clean Beauty Awards 2020 OdourCare Finalists

Here are 10 deodorants that have stood out:

Routine Inc. – Moon Sisters

Glowing Orchid Organics – Grapefruit & Bergamot – Deodorant

Cleo&Coco – Aluminum Free All Natural Charcoal Deodorant

Black Chicken Remedies – Axilla Natural deodorant paste-original

Routine Inc. – Superstar

SoulDeo Naturals – Vanilla & Coconut Natural Deodorant

Nala Care Inc. – Nala free-from deodorant Lemon Myrtle and Geranium

Routine Inc. – Sexy Sadie

EverKind – EverKind Organic Deodorant – Ultra Stick

Black Chicken Remedies – Axilla Natural Deodorant Paste Barrier Booster

Clean Beauty Awards 2020 OdourCare Finalists

Enjoy these 10 deodorants to celebrate your health living lifestyle – in 2020, you’ve got the resources here to sweat like a beast while feeling good about the deodorants you’ve rubbed under your arm pits! 

Sweat is like your fat crying — so cry folks, cry!

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CertClean
Host of the Clean Beauty Awards

CertClean is North America’s leading certification for safer beauty and personal care products. Learn more about the certification here!

Every year, CertClean hosts the Clean Beauty Awards, where the best in clean beauty is determined by an esteemed panel of judges worldwide!

Finalists revealed! The 10 best body products in the 5th Clean Beauty Awards!

Clean Beauty Awards 2020 BodyCare Finalists
Clean Beauty Awards 2020 BodyCare Finalists

Finalists revealed! The 10 best body products in the 5th Clean Beauty Awards!

Your skin is the largest organ in your body.
Skin-like scales or patchy dry skin or skin cracks longer than the Nile are all common issues many of us struggle with, yet shy away from talking about. Watching white flakes slowly fall on to your black jeans is something we’ve all experienced in some way – with the right products, the dry flakey skin can be tamed.

The good news for people living with slow flakes — it starts with finding the right moisturizer. We’ve got you covered – to nourish head to toe with the best of the best products that will keep their promise of keeping your skin feeling hydrated, turning skin supple with an imperceptible finish – see the finalists of the 5th Clean Beauty Awards below!

Clean Beauty Awards 2020 BodyCare Finalists

the top body care products of the 5th Clean Beauty Awards:

Aequora – Australian Botanical Body Moisturising Lotion

Penny Lane Organics – 100% Natural Hand and Body Lotion – Orange

PHB Ethical Beauty – Lavender Hero Gel

Province Apothecary – Healing Eczema Balm

Aequora – Australian Botanical Intensely Moisturising Hand Cream

Glowing Orchid Organics – Raspberry & Bergamot – Whipped Body Cream

Lowen’s – Rub it in Why Don’t Ya! Hand and Body Lotion

Amaki Botanical Skincare – Jasmine & Rose Nourishing Oil

Biossance – Squalane + 100% Squalane Oil

Moyaa Shea Products Ltd – Fair Trade Organic Raw Shea Butter

Clean Beauty Awards 2020 BodyCare Finalists
Clean Beauty Awards 2020 BodyCare Finalists

Your body deserves the very best! Get ready to protect every inch of your body with these goodies!

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CertClean
Host of the Clean Beauty Awards

CertClean is North America’s leading certification for safer beauty and personal care products. Learn more about the certification here!

Every year, CertClean hosts the Clean Beauty Awards, where the best in clean beauty is determined by an esteemed panel of judges worldwide!

Up your hygiene game: 10 body washes your skin will love

Clean Beauty Awards 2020 BodyWash Finalists

Up your hygiene game: 10 body washes your skin will love

The ultimate sidekick to your body lotion is a seriously nourishing body wash. For those new to the clean beauty scene, please take note that conventional body washes are full of foaming agents (sodium lauryl sulfate or sodium laureth sulfate) which has been linked to irritation, eczema and may sometimes be contaminated with carcinogens.

Listen up people and listen well! We have some breaking news for you; foamy bubbles does not equal squeaky clean (Gasp!) A shocking revelation we know but it’s time to focus on products that do a thorough job of keep bodies and fresh and clean minus the harmful chemicals!

These brands you see here are free from sodium lauryl sulfate or sodium laureth sulfates (you’re welcome):

Clean Beauty Awards 2020 BodyWash Finalists

These are 10 body washes your skin will love!

Honey Sweetie Acres – Unscented Goat Milk Soap

eScential Wellness – Moisturizing Toxin Free Hand Cleanser

Ginger Michelle Apothecary – Symphony Jun kombucha Soap

WOODLOT – Nourishing Body Soap

Moyaa Shea Products Ltd – Organic Soap Lavender

Carina Organics – Lavender Shampoo and Body Wash

Eco Tan – Coconut Mint Body Wash

PAÑPURI – AWAKEN GLOW-GETTER SHOWER GEL

Tiffany Andersen Brands – Cell Salt Detox Bath Soak

Chosen by Johanna – Chosen by Johanna Birch soap

Clean Beauty Awards 2020 BodyWash Finalists

Super thanks to the Clean Beauty Awards judging panel for their favourite body washes that ditched the SLS and SLES!

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CertClean
Host of the Clean Beauty Awards

CertClean is North America’s leading certification for safer beauty and personal care products. Learn more about the certification here!

Every year, CertClean hosts the Clean Beauty Awards, where the best in clean beauty is determined by an esteemed panel of judges worldwide!

From beard cream to beard balm – here are the best in the clean beauty industry

Clean Beauty Awards 2020 BeardCare Finalists

From beard cream to beard balm – here are the best in the clean beauty industry

CertClean’s annual Clean Beauty Awards is now in its 5th year — and it welcomes its brand new category: BeardCare!

Whether you’re just a dude who decided to stop shaving one day and now months have somehow passed, or you’re competing to have the best beard in town (in your head), the grooming world now has game-changing products that’ll help keep that beautiful beard healthy and well-groomed — all without the toxic ingredients!

These are the 8 best beard care products of 2020!

To help you sort out the best of the oils, balms, creams, pastes and toners, see the list below:

Leaf People Skin Care – Sandalwood and Cypress Face and Beard Oil

Province Apothecary – Beard Oil

Bellus – Beard Balm

Bellus – Beard oil concentrate

Always Bearded Lifestyle – Beard Conditioning Cream: Eucalyptus + Lime with Distilled Pine Scotch Needle

Always Bearded Lifestyle – Beard Conditioning Cream:Bergamot + Ylang Ylang with Distilled Pine Scotch

Always Bearded Lifestyle – Beard Balm: Bergamot + Ylang Ylang with Distilled Cedarwood

EverKind – EverKind Organic Face and Beard Balm – Original

Clean Beauty Awards 2020 BeardCare Finalists

Congratulations to these finalists in the beard care category!

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CertClean
Host of the Clean Beauty Awards

CertClean is North America’s leading certification for safer beauty and personal care products. Learn more about the certification here!

Every year, CertClean hosts the Clean Beauty Awards, where the best in clean beauty is determined by an esteemed panel of judges worldwide!