Nature Nurture

Alexandra Soveral Angel Balm

When it comes to beauty products, I’ve always considered myself a flexitarian: I figure even if my moisturizer is full of chemicals, at least my deodorant is organic. But recently I’ve found some green goodies that work so well, I might soon be an all-natural woman.


You can blend this mineral-based cream (which also has organic almond seed and coconut oils) into the skin for sheer coverage or apply it more heavily on days when you have a little more to hide.

Kjaer Weis foundation, $68, kjaerweis.com


This concoction’s main ingredient, rose oil, soothes inflammation, but I also love the slightly dewy finish it imparts.

Red Flower Illuminating Collagen Renewal Face Serum, $86, redflower.com


Leathery castoreum adds a coziness to this elegant, 100 percent natural white- floral fragrance.

Aftelier Perfumes Cuir de Gardenia, $240, aftelier.com


This London facialist is known for her radiance-boosting massages. It makes sense, then, that her geranium-oil cleanser is meant to be applied with invigorating circular movements. My favorite part of her at-home routine: draping a steamy-hot washcloth over my face and letting the unctuous potion melt away—it really feels like a facial.

Alexandra Soveral Angel Balm, $89, alexandrasoveral.com


Sure, it may seem virtuous to use a mascara that doesn’t contain petroleum and parabens, but I was won over by the clump-free formula and the nice clean length this one gives my lashes.

W3LL People Expressionist Bio Extreme Mascara, $23, w3llpeople.com


Cedar and fir mingle with coffee in this candle. Bonus: It’s made with only essential oils and vegetable wax.

Lite + Cycle Urban Forest Candle, $40, liteandcycle.com