We combed through more than 58,000 responses to our online survey to determine your favorite natural skin-care products. Announcing the winners of our third annual awards.
Some skin care is so fundamental, it can’t be overlooked -- wash, moisturize, protect.
Best for Filling Your Natural Sponge with Suds: Aveeno Positively Nourishing Hydrating Body Wash features sweet-smelling fig extract and shea butter.
Best Put-It-On-and-Forget-It’s-There Sunscreen: Eucerin Daily Protection Moisturizing Lotion Sunscreen SPF 15 is a moisturizer that doubles as everyday sun protection.
Best Nongreasy, Last-All-Day Lotion: Gentle enough even for eczema and rosacea,Cetaphil Moisturizing Lotion is the universal BFF of dry skin.
Best (Floating!) Bar Soap: “So pure, it floats.” We can’t forget those commercials -- or the clean way Ivory bar soap makes our skin feel.
Rough skin, scaly patches: pretty much a fact of life. Thankfully, there are products to help.
Best Tropical Getaway in a Jar: The coconut husks and ground coconut shells in the Body Shop Coconut Body Scrub buff off dead skin cells.
Best for Pedicures and Tough Calluses: The hint of menthol means Avon Foot Works Beautiful Deep Moisturizing Cream smells minty and feels cooling even as you rub it in.
Best Antiaging Hand Care: We all know the adage about hands being the true indicator of age. A high five to Aveda Hand Relief with licorice extract for lightening telltale dark spots.
Best Inexpensive, Organic Body Oil: Natural skin-care purists swear by Aura Cacia Organics Sweet Almond Skin Care Oil, which they apply just after a shower.
Best Unsung Beauty Hero: For exfoliating and toning the skin, nothing is as simple as a dry brush, like Earth Therapeutics Purest Palm Body Brush, before bathing.
You’ve only got one of them; be sure to give it some serious love.
Best for Removing the Remains of the Day: St. Ives Fresh Skin Olive Cleanser deep cleans without irritating.
Best Simple, Effective Daily Dew: Olay Total Effects Daily Moisturizer tackles even skin issues, including wrinkles and dullness, in one bottle.
Best for Mimicking a Good Night’s Sleep: Clinique All About Eyes is like a shot of espresso for the face -- it reduces dark circles and wakes up wan skin.
Best for Gentle Exfoliation: Neutrogena Naturals Purifying Pore Scrub features jojoba oil to soften as you scrub.
Best for Giving Skin a Clean Sweep: Dickinson’s Original Witch Hazel Pore Perfecting Toner takes care of makeup residue.
Best Tool for Faking a Facial: Clarisonic Mia was designed by one of the main inventors of the Sonicare toothbrush,and its bristles do a similarly thorough job on skin.
Best Zinc-Based SPF (That Doesn’t Make You Look Like Casper): Aubrey Organics Natural Sun SPF 15 Saving Face is a sunscreen and moisturizer in one.
Sometimes life calls for a little extra oomph. Here’s where to get it.
Best Quick-Absorb Face Oil: Josie Maran Argan Oil is rich in vitamin E and essential fatty acids.
Best for Busting Acne: When breakouts are on the horizon, Burt’s Bees Natural Acne Solutions Daily Moisturizing Lotion will keep your outlook calm.
Best Antiaging Treatment: Elizabeth Arden Ceramide Gold Ultra Restorative Capsules Intensive Treatment for Face and Throat contain retinyl palmitate to hit “rewind” on sun damage.
Best for Softening Fine Lines: Derma E Peptides Plus Wrinkle Reverse Creme features powerful peptides and the antioxidants vitamin C and green tea.
Best for Soothing Redness and Irritation: Dr. Andrew Weil for Origins Mega-Mushroom Skin Relief Soothing Treatment Lotion settles skin with the force of fungi.
Best for Purifying and Calming Skin: Light and soothing, the Mario Badescu Rose Hip Mask does its skin-sedating magic in just 15 minutes.