October 8, 2020
Attention natural beauties….the polls are IN! We asked you to make your voice heard and vote on what makeup, skincare, wellness and lifestyle products deserve the title of ‘Clean Beauty’s Best’. You flexed those voting muscles strong and now it’s time to share the 2020 title winners!
We’re announcing the absolute best in clean beauty, skincare, lifestyle and wellness according to you and other registered Shop Good voters! Because you are registered to vote in the National Election on November 3rd, right? As of today, all of the ‘Clean Beauty’s Best’ winners will be available to shop in-stores and online — so you can keep voting with your voice and your dollar for a future filled with good-for-you-good-for-the-planet products.
You can find the full election results here, but in the meantime keep reading on to see a few of these elected all-natural winners that will play a leading role in our future! Let’s celebrate ‘Clean Beauty’s Best’!
BEST IN SKIN!
Best Cleanser for Sensitive Skin / BOTNIA ‘GENTLE CLEANSER‘
This two-time-title holder is a consistent winner for good reason. Delivering the healing power of Goldenseal and Chamomile while also incorporating hydrating Hyaluronic Acid, it calms your skin while also balancing and cleansing — in other words? It’s your best friend for cleansing daily grime without over-irritating your already masked-and-bothered skin.
Best Maskne Treatment / MOSS MORNINGS ‘SLEEP PEEL’
With a combination of four different types of acids to balance and the treat skin, this sleep peel is truly the best maskne treatment. Hyaluronic Acid works to re-moisturize the skin after maskne friction takes its toll. Salicylic Acid unclogs pores + blackheads that pop up from the dampness and potential bacteria. Lactic Acid smoothes the skin and Glycolic Acid brightens and brings the glow! Take your beauty sleep to the next level by letting this hydrating Sleep Peel work it’s magic to combat all of the potential maskne causers while you catch those zzzz’s.
Best Moisturizer for Mature Skin / TATA HARPER ‘CRÉME RICHE’
The perfect addition to your ever-growing quarantine self-care routine. Packed with antioxidants and essential fatty acids, this deeply rich and moisturizing cream targets visible signs of aging while also giving you instantly youthful-looking skin. AKA? Kick those 2020 stress lines to the curb while giving yourself a moment of luxury.
Best Exfoliating Mask / GOOP ‘GOOPGLOW MICRODERM INSTANT GLOW EXFOLIATOR‘
Bringing the spa microdermabrasion treatments home to you! This incredible dual-action mask provides both chemical and physical exfoliation to polish roughness without irritating the skin’s delicate surface. Its air-whipped, marshmallow-like texture makes it the perfect element of pamper to add to your Friday nights at home.
Best All Around Face Oil / BOTNIA ‘REPLENISHING OIL‘
A well deserved winner of the title, this oil checks all the boxes! Skin needing all day protection from mask friction? Check. Don’t want greasy skin during this late summer heat wave? Check. Need fatty acids to help with scar cell turnover? Check that, too. This oil truly is the multi-solution product of your dreams!
BEST IN BEAUTY!
Best Concealer / KOSAS ‘REVEALER CONCEALER‘
Your ex-concealer used to cover up your dark circles and blemishes, but did it actually help heal them? Probably not! That’s where this Kosas concealer is truly life changing. With ingredients like arnica to calm blemishes, caffeine to brighten under eyes, peptides to plump the skin, and Hyaluronic Acid to prevent creasing — this concealer goes way beyond just hiding imperfections and actually helps prevent and heal them!
Best All-Around Foundation / ILIA ‘TRUE SKIN SERUM FOUNDATION‘
Already a 2019 ‘Clean Beauty’s Best’ winner, this foundation takes the vote once again! With a weightless and buildable formula, this product blurs imperfections while leaving your skin looking like…well, skin. A huge ‘YES!’ from the #shopgoodgang as we leave the good-skin vs. bad-skin dichotomy behind and embrace our inherent natural beauty.
Best Long-Lasting Lipstick / KOSAS ‘WEIGHTLESS LIP COLOR‘
We know — bold red lips and face masks don’t mix well. But that shouldn’t stop you from looking like your glam-est self on those WFH Zoom calls! Treat yourself to this clean, non-toxic formula that hydrates the lips and stays all day. 2020 can’t take our power-lip from us!
Best Tinted Sunscreen / SUNTEGRITY ‘5 IN 1 NATURAL MOISTURIZING FACE SUNSCREEN‘
Just because most of us are inside more than ever this year doesn’t mean we can skip on SPF! This 5 in 1 formula acts as a free radical treatment, moisturizer, primer, BB cream and SPF making it a heavy hitter and must-have in your beauty cabinet.
Best Lengthening Mascara / ILIA ‘LIMITLESS LASH MASCARA‘
Since half our faces are covered these days, our lash game has to level up! Buildable and flake-free, this mascara lifts, lengthens and curls making it the perfect addition to your masked-up makeup routine. Gentle enough for sensitive eyes, it’s a non-irritating and hydrating formula that builds your lashes up while also building them out. A major team favorite here at Shop Good!
BEST IN WELLNESS!
Best Inflammation Buster / GOLDE ‘TURMERIC LATTE‘
Golde’s go-to bestseller and our ‘Clean Beauty’s Best’ winner for good reason! With a powerful blend of six mega superfoods like coconut, turmeric, ginger, cinnamon, cardamom and black pepper, this beauty builder is the perfect addition to your newly found 2020 morning rituals.
Best Coffee Substitute / MUD|WTR ‘MUDWTR’
Your adrenals called you to go off coffee, but you can’t stop missing the taste of that toasty, nutty and warm morning drink? We’ve got the perfect replacement for ya! With a long list of powerful plants and adaptogens like cacao, Lion’s Mane and Cordyceps (just to name a few!), this Masala Chai based cup-o-goodness will you give the energy, focus, and earthy flavor that you miss so much from your old morning favorite!
Best Period Support / DOT CUP ‘MENSTRUAL CUP‘
Save money and avoid harsh chemicals found in conventional period-products with this medical-grade silicone cup! Why is it such a huge favorite? Because it can be worn up to 12 hours at a time with an average lifespan of 10 years! Not to mention for every cup you purchase, Dot donates one to a girl in need making this the perfect purchase to support a future where periods don’t have to be expensive, inconvenient and stigmatized.
Best Hormone Balancing / SUN POTION ‘YIN POWER‘
2019’s Best Adaptogen Blend this formula is back to take another ‘Clean Beauty’s Best’ title! With a long list of time-tested adaptogens and herbs, this formula cultivates and encourages Yin energy from the inside out. After the Yang heavy year, we could all use some rest, harmony and balance as we head forward into the future.
Best Immune Booster / LIVONLABS ‘LYPO-SPHERIC VITAMIN C‘
With supplements like Vitamin C a mega hot topic in 2020, it’s no surprise that this formula by LivonLabs took the title! With 1,000 mg of Vitamin C plus 1,000 mg of Essential Phospholipids, this product is a wonderful wellness tool to keep in your medicine cabinet as we head into the colder months.
BEST IN LIFESTYLE!
Best Non-Greasy Body Oil / OSEA ‘UNDARIA ALGAE BODY OIL‘
A reviewer called this “quite possibly the best thing I’ve ever put on my skin”…and we have to agree! Without feeling sticky, slimy or greasy, this ultra-hydrating body oil reduces the appearance of fine lines, protects from environmental pollutants and firms the skin. Incorporate it into your self care ritual by dry brushing, taking a steamy detox bath and then lathering up with this *oh-so-soothing* oil.
Best Body Wash / SHOP GOOD ‘WASH‘
We are beyond flattered that you voted our very own formula as a ‘Clean Beauty’s Best’ winner! Loaded with 14 antioxidant herbal extracts, this body wash gently exfoliates to get that glow without overly drying or stripping your body of it’s best natural oils. Not only are we so proud of this formula, we are also super excited to be able to refill your existing bottles! For San Diego clean beauties, just swing by our North Park or One Paseo shops with your empty bottle and get it fully refilled for just $15. Together we can do our part to reduce, reuse and refill! Available in two scents: Eucalyptus + Grapefruit and Sandalwood + Rose!
Best Natural Deodorant / KOSAS ‘CHEMISTRY AHA SERUM DEODORANT‘
This ain’t your regular au natural deodorant! With a incredibly unique blend of AHAs, Kosas treats body odor from the root by facilitating a pH environment that kicks odor-causing bacteria to the curb. If you’ve had bad experiences in the past with clean deodorants staining, itching or just plain not working — we highly recommend you give this one a try!
Best Sun Protection / SUNTEGRITY ‘NATURAL MINERAL SUNSCREEN FOR BODY‘
Remember that quarantine phase where everyone started taking daily family walks? We kinda hope that never changes! This Suntegrity Sunscreen for the Body is perfect for all your daily social distancing activities like walking or just soaking up the sun by your office window. With a 20% non-nano, uncoated zinc-oxide formula, this ‘Clean Beauty’s Best’ winner offers broad-spectrum protection against both UVA and UVB rays.
Best Oral Care / DAVIDS ‘PREMIUM NATURAL TOOTHPASTE’
If you’re reading this, you’re probably already a skin care junkie. But how is your oral care routine? This toothpaste is not only naturally whitening, antiplaque, fluoride free and SLS free…it’s also made in the USA in a recyclable metal tube! To make sure you’re getting every last bit of product out, it also includes a metal tube key to squeeze every last drop. We love it when incorporating thoughtful, caring products for ourselves is also caring for the Earth!
That was just a short highlight of our 2020 ‘Clean Beauty’s Best’ winners — find the FULL LIST of winners HERE! And look for our Clean Beauty winner tags located on products in our North Park and One Paseo shops. Our Product Experts and Holistic Estheticians are always available to answer any questions you may have on how to blend these products into your life and routine.
Thank you clean beauty babes for utilizing your voting rights in our ‘Clean Beauty’s Best’ awards! We hope that you’ll continue to exercise your civic duty and VOTE in the National Election on November 3rd.