Go au naturel with these mossy-hued, plant-based goodies for the skin and body.
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01 Ren Phyto-Dynamic Instant Lifting Facial Spray
Proteins from the hibiscus flower physically tense the skin while extracts from sea grass promote a strong epidermal structure, in a spray that can be applied over makeup. $35; Sephora
02 Gianna Rose Atelier The Magic Frog French-Milled Soap
It’s hard to resist smooching this adorable sparkling soap. $23.50; C.O. Bigelow Apothecaries, New London Pharmacy
03 Clarins Ultra-Matte Rebalancing Lotion
Give slicked-up, super shiny complexions the heave-ho with this Alpine willow herb, chrysine and linden-based mattifying oil controller. $36; Clarins counters
04 Nuxe Tonific Fermeté Intensive Firming Cream
Pulp from the Kigelia Africana tree tones as seaweed extract stimulates collagen and elastin synthesis for taut, elastic skin. $47; Barneys New York
05 Jo Malone Acqua di Limone Scent Surround Spray
Spritz this light mist on yourself for its refreshing scent of lime, or use it on your bed linens for a crisp, energizing whiff in the a.m. $55; Bergdorf Goodman, Saks
06 Kiehl’s Yerba Maté Tea Cleanser
Using tea made from the leaves of the yerba maté tree, known in Brazil for its numerous health benefits, this vitamin-packed cleanser wipes away makeup and grime for healthy, oil-free skin. $20.50; Kiehl’s stores
07 Crest Nature’s Expressions Mint + Green Tea Extract Toothpaste
Extracts of natural green tea and mint make this whitening paste extra refreshing, perfect for a morning wake-up call. $2.99; mass retailers
08 Banana Boat UltraMist Soothing Aloe After Sun Continuous Spray Gel
This ingenious aloe gel sprays directly onto sunburns to instantly cool and relieve your scorched areas without you having to touch them. $5.99; mass retailers
09 Sarah, Duchess of York Tranquili-ty Candle by Slatkin & Co.
This chic bisque votive, designed by Duchess of York Sarah Ferguson, soothes senses and calms worries with green tea and mint. $16.50; Bath & Body Works