Green Products For Him and Her

Green Products For Him and Her

Juniper Ridge creates its soaps, colognes, cabin sprays, perfumes and other products from ingredients harvested on trails in the western United States. The fragrances are extracted in-house using pre-industrial perfume techniques including juice presses, converted whiskey stills and copper pipes.

With this cologne, you can sport the earthly smell of desert cedar on the trails, at home or at the office.

This could be the most sustainable toothbrush on the market. The bristles are dye-free and the handle is BPA-free, made from renewable castor oil plants and colored with mineral-based pigments. The toothbrush is recyclable through Tom’s TerraCycle collection program.

This 100 percent organic, unscented healing salve is made with calendula, lavender oil, benzoin gum, myrrh gum and echinacea for healing, along with numerous other plant-based ingredients. There are also specific salves for paddlers, climbers, hikers, cyclists and more.

This lip gloss goes on smooth thanks to its base of cocoa butter and beeswax. The lip-tingling mint is refreshing whether you're hanging out around town or miles into the wilderness. All of Joshua Tree's lip balms are 100 percent organic. If mint isn't your thing, try the sangria, apple cider or lavender scents.

Brooklyn Grooming's beard and shave oils are made with 95 percent organic ingredients. Scented with juniper and lavender essential oils, this vegan-friendly formula will help you nourish your beard and tame unruly whiskers with ingredients such as sesame oil, hempseed oil and rosemary.

This pre-shave oil is designed to let you get a smooth shave without cuts or scrapes. Use it in lieu of skin-drying shaving creams or soaps for extra moisture and a closer shave. Made with a mix of oils including castor, avocado, sesame and kukui nut, this products smells like Cedarwood with hints of Ylang Ylang and Ho Wood.

In 2002, Osea became the first company to sign The Compact for Global Production of Safe Health and Beauty Products as part of the company's commitment to promote beauty products without toxic chemicals. All of Osea's products are vegan and biodegradable, including this light weight moisturizer. The seaweed in this product is harvested off the coast of Patagonia and provides your skin with vitamins, minerals, amino acids and antioxidants. Seaweed also
stimulates and improves blood and lymph circulation and helps firm and soften skin.

The Creators of Tropical Seas work with scientists to design products that will biodegrade in sea and fresh water, be non-toxic to sea life and bait safe. Their products are tested in an independent ecology laboratory to make sure they deliver on these goals. As an SPF 45 with UVA and UVB protection, this sunscreen protects your skin as well as it protects aquatic ecosystems.

If you forgot your Tropical Seas sunscreen, you may need the company's re-nourishing gel. Enriched with aloe vera and Polynesian coconut water, it will soothe burns and insect bites.

The invigorating lime scent of this shampoo is an added dose of aromatherapy to your relaxing day on the water.

This nutritious leave-in conditioner will help protect your hair from heat styling. Ingredients include jojoba oil, grapeseed oil, apricot oil and primrose oil. The mix leaves your hair feeling soft, rather than oily.

This serum helps protect your hair form harsh pool chemicals and the sun with a mix of organic vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and oils. Apply three full droppers to your hair before swimming and after a day in the sun.

With biodegradable and organic packaging, seals and products, Organic Essence could be the greenest company on our list. This raw shea butter, made from cold pressed oil from the African karite nut, is the simplest of moisturizers. Shea butter can be applied to the skin and lips and helps promote capillary circulation. It's great for dry or aging skin.

This lip balm–made with beeswax, sunflower seed oil and shea butter–has a delicious, light vanilla scent.

Eminence produces biodegradable, certified organic and cruelty-free products made from hand-picked fresh ingredients and waters from a thermal hot spring lake. This mild cleanser is SLS free and made with a mix of mild coconut, olive and sunflower oils.

This cleansing exfoliant gently buffs and smooths skin, while providing your face with a dose of antioxidants from strawberry and rhubarb extracts.

This masque is designed to hydrate and calm all skin types. Sweet clover and stone crop soothe irritation and reduce redness, while jojoba oil and calendula help hydrate your skin.

To create this fragrant bath and shower bar, the Pelindaba team uses organic lavender grown on their farm on San Juan Island in Washington state.


This brand new company (launched January 1, 2013) was the brainchild of Quinton Yeldell, DPM. As a podiatrist, Yeldell knows a thing or two about feet and wanted to create products that people would be proud to display on their nightstand, rather than hide in their medicine cabinet. This heel balm will help remove calluses, repair dry, cracked heels and moisturize your feet.