Summer means lots of sun and sand, but this exposure to the elements can leave your skin in need of some serious pampering. Fortunately, Fair Trade Certified
ingredients are cropping up in all kinds of luxurious body care products, from lip balms
to sugar scrubs
, making taking care of your body a virtuous task!
This family-run, family-friendly business based in rural New Hampshire strives to soothe and heal by creating pure, simple and effective products using high quality USDA Certified Organic
ingredients, including Fair Trade Certified
butter. Soothe your chapped lips this summer with Cocoa Butter Li p Balm
. A .25 oz. stick retails for about $5. For sun-dried skin, try a 2 oz. Creamy Cocoa Every Day Moisturizer
. Badger products are available at select retailers
nationwide, or online.
If you're into multi-tasking, check out Anti-Body
, a company that is all about fighting poverty while creating beautiful bodies. Never feel guilty again about indulging in a quality body care product, because when you buy
Anti-Body products, you are helping farmers in Liberia receive a fair wage for their work. In fact, Anti-Body is so invested in Fair Trade
that in 2008, they went to the impoverished and war-torn country of Liberia
and helped create a coconut oil Fair Trade cooperative.
This summer, take a vacation day and give yourself an at-home sp
a treatment, starting with a Anti-Body's Fair Trade Certified Petal Sugar Scrub
(a 15-oz. tub sells for $14.95) and finishing with Anti-Body's bestselling Fair Trade Certified Lavender Moisturizer
($9.95 for an 8-oz. bottle).
Looking for natural, spa quality, nutritionally beneficial, Fair Trade, eco-friendly body products? Look no further than Generations Spa
, makers of "the BEST body butter on the planet."
Are your feet rough and calloused from a day at the beach? Try Generations Spa's Fair Trade Certified Cocoa Cane Sugar Body Scrub Preserve
to slough away dry skin, leaving you with sandal-ready smooth, soft feet. Get an 8 oz. plastic jar