WINTER = SKINCARE CHALLENGES!
I'm quite fortunate to live in the southern part of the country where we don't necessarily experience as harsh of a winter as some do, however it still does manage to get fairly cold, windy, and we can get a small amount of snow and ice as well. This can really take a toll on your skin and is bound to only add to the stress if the busy holiday season. This might be one of the reasons why I've become a big fan of natural and organic beauty & skincare products- with my busy lifestyle, I decided that it couldn't hurt to boost my skincare routine with a more healthy approach.
When I came across Green Goo [Sierra Sage Organics] I knew they were the perfect brand for me :) Why? The company was founded by a mother-daughter team from Boise, idaho- here in the U.S. The youngest daughter named Jen, is an organic farmer, herbalist & formulator, and Certified Professional Midwife & Permaculturist. Their commitment to producing quality safe and environmentally-safe products that are also good for you too, is quite impressive.
Whenever they can, Green Goo utilizes local farmers to gather their carefully selected herbs and all of their oils are organic. Sierra Sage or Green Goo, participates in giving to several organizations too, such as: the Austin Humane Society, St.Jude's Children's Research Hospital, and Capital Area Food Bank of Texas- just to name a few! Now when it comes to their products, their as equally as awesome! Make sure to get the lowdown on my top 2 picks below! :)
THE BEAUTY CLOSET'S TOP 2 ORGANIC SKINCARE PICKS FOR WINTER:
100% Natural Skin Repair
As I was stating above, I absolutely love organic and natural products so I was really looking forward to seeing what Green Goo was all about. I was very pleased at the overall quality of each product I tried and this particular item was my favorite between the 2 I am recommending today. You can use this product for a variety of skin conditions and issues including wrinkles, puffy & dark under-eye circles, skin abrasions and mild burns/sunburns, and much more! It will replace quite a few products, which makes this Skin Repair from Green Goo a good buy too.
I know that sometimes organic/natural products do not always smell as pleasant as they could, but this repair salve doesn't have an annoying scent at all :) It absorbs really easily and well into the skin and it doesn't take tons of product for application either. The tin is a good fit for most people as it's the mid-range size offered although you can also snag this product in smaller and larger sizes and containers. I would definitely recommend this one for anyone with any skin type and this would be excellent for those with super sensitive skin as well.
100% Natural First Aid
Green Goo boasts that this all natural first aid item will replace 20 products in your medicine cabinet and they were right :) This product treats everything from bug bits, minor cuts, cold sores, rashes, poison ivy and more! It won't leave gross residue behind or smelling unpleasant and it also absorbs well into the skin.
I really like the application method for this size specifically as it comes in an easy-to-apply twist-up stick form. The Natural First Aid stick is formulated with St.John's Wart, Chickweed, and Sunflower oil and that's not all of the awesome ingredients. If you're looking for a great stocking-stuffer or quick gift for the entire family, this is a great and inexpensive option that anyone would love!