This curated gift set of artisan-crafted, ethically-sourced beauty products will warm the heart of any beauty lover while making a social impact. Each product positively impacts each community it comes from.
Gift Bundle retails for $54, available for a limited time for $39!
1. Shea Yeleen Lavender Honeysuckle Rich Shea Body Cream from a women's cooperative in Ghana.
Packed with natural, unrefined Shea Butter produced by a women’s cooperative in Ghana, Shea Yeleen's ultra-hydrating formula is rich in vitamins and will instantly smooth your skin, leaving it glowing. This smaller size is great for the purse or bag during travel and commutes.
2. Tierra & Lava Mayan Bliss Balm from a cooperative in Guatemala.
Meet your new best friend! This is the “go-to balm” for just about anything. It’s a touch of bliss for dry lips, elbows, flyaway hairs, or minor grazes. Formulated with ingredients chosen for their synergy and traditional Mayan medicinal uses, Mayan Bliss Balm combines 3 varieties of Mayan Melipona Honey (each with their own distinct qualities), coffee extract, macadamia oil for rich moisture and gloss, fresh turmeric, calendula for its healing and soothing properties and a touch of mandarin. This balm is both nourishing and invigorating for the skin.
3. Essential Oils Peru Lemongrass Essential Oil from a sustainable producer's community in the Amazon.
100% Pure Lemongrass Essential Oil. Known locally as Hierba Luisa. Steam-Distilled. Fresh exotic grass and vibrant lemon. Native to Southeast Asia, this Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) is cultivated in the crisp terroir of high Andean valleys in the Cusco region of Peru. Use as aromatherapy to relieve stress and anxiety. For skincare, use as a natural astringent and anti-bacterial.
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Essential Oils Peru specializes in high quality oils from Amazonia, the Andes and the dry Forest of Peru. Their business model and the network of communities that they manage allow them to bring the best raw materials harvested in a sustainable way. Taking care of endangered resources is one of their main goals, as well as managing projects that ensure different raw materials in the future. From nurseries up to plantation fields, EOP's mission is to ensure a continuous supply of raw material without unbalancing the different kind of forests. All forests in Perus are a source of new ideas to multiply, a bank of treasures.
Tierra & Lava
Situated in Guatemala, Tierra & Lava believes you shouldn’t have to compromise with natural skincare - you can have a product that is both kind to your skin and the earth. All of their ingredients are locally sourced in an ethical and transparent way so they can ensure quality at every part of their journey; from inception to the final product. Lucy Ashman, the creator and founder of Tierra & Lava builds relationships with their farmers and financially supports them so they can carry on the legacy of their disappearing traditional cultural practices. Many of their ingredients are grown in their very own organic garden, ensuring the utmost level of care. Because they are so connected to where their ingredients come from, they work to preserve their natural integrity - using as close to their whole, raw, and unadulterated forms as possible.
Established in 2005, Shea Yeleen International, Inc. is a social enterprise dedicated to empowering women in West Africa and the United States through the production, sale and use of shea butter products. A unique blend of grassroots organizing and business development, Shea Yeleen specializes in manufacturing high quality, organic, fair trade skin care products and utilizing a sales strategy that incorporates women’s’ micro enterprise development. Ultimately, Shea Yeleen's beneficiaries are the women producers who will receive a fair price, small business start-ups and consumers who will have access to a guaranteed high-quality product that meets their health, cosmetic and personal beauty needs. Shea Yeleen cares about the global community. They believe that business has an equal responsibility to make profits while benefiting and making change in the communities in which we do business.