Forget hemp packaging and patchouli. As Vanessa Lawrence discovers, the latest eco-minded indie-beauty COMPANIES are as luxurious as their big-industry counterparts.
Katharine L'Heureux, 52 Kahina Giving Beauty
Key ingredients: Argan oil— but there’s also olive, coconut, and shea oils, and rosemary and lavender in the soap trio (left).
Recent developments: L’Heureux has converted her 16-year-old son into a fan (argan oil can also treat acne) and is hoping to move into home goods made by the Berber artisans with whom she works.
Where to buy: ABC Carpet & Home (abchome.com); Urban Zen (212.206.3999)