Hey, everyone! Today, I am pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 Cert Clean Beauty Awards! There were more than 450 best-selling clean beauty products nominated this year that were judged by a panel of 146 international beauty specialists. A winner was chosen in each of the 24 different categories. I had the privilege of testing the toner/mist category – sadly, none of the brands I tested won (though they were still winners in my book see below!).

You can read my post on the 2021 selections I tested here.

To learn more about Cert Clean and its mission, go here.

So, without further rambling on my part, here are the lucky winners!

The 2021 Clean Beauty Awards winners are:

In the Face category:

FACECREAM

First Place: Night Cream – Alitura

Second Place: Hydrating Face Cream – Birch Babe Naturals

Third Place: Aga-Glow™ Capsule Cream – Ku:s beauty

FACEMASK

First Place: Klayzyme Mask – The Better Skin Co. 

Second Place: Sleeping Beauty Purifying Mousse – Sleep Mask – Edible Beauty Australia

Third Place: poreRefining Niacinamide + Hyaluronic Glacial Facial Mask – Alaska Glacial Essentials Skincare

FACE OIL

First Place: Beauty Oil – Plaine Products 

Second Place: Hydrate & Glow Face Oil – AYSWE

Third Place: Penny Lane Organics – Facial Serum Oil

FACE SCRUB

First Place: Certified Organic Exfoliating Face Scrub – Viking Beauty Secrets 

Second Place: Super Acai Exfoliator – Eco By Sonya Driver

Third Place: Complexion Polish – Black CHicken Remedies

FACE SERUM

First Place: Power Trip Facial Serum – Veriphy Skincare

Second Place: Superfood Elixir – KPS Essentials

Third Place: Reviving Rose Infusion Serum – AROMATICA

FACE WASH

First Place: Cleansing Face WAsh – Organic Works 

Second Place: The Clean Slate – Caldera + Lab

Third Place: Face Wash – Carina Organics

EYE CARE

First Place: CellProof® Eye Cream – Modere

Second Place: Ora Eye Contour – Zorah Biocosmétiques 

Third Place: Phytofuse Renew Resveratrol Eye Cream – INIKA organic

TONER/MIST

First Place: Minimalist Clarifying Willow Bark – Pure + Simple’s Minimalist Brand

Second Place: Flower Berry Essence – Marina Miracle 

Third Place: Exfoliate Glycolic Acid Toner – Pestle & Mortar

LIP CARE

First Place: Be Local Lip Balm – Lowen’s Natural Skincare

Second Place: Lip Restore  Dianne Caine Australia

Third Place:  Lip Almighty Nutty Milk – YULIP

In the Body category:

BODY CARE

First Place: Bare Winter Body Cream – Flora’s Bare Skincare

Second Place:  Sage Nail Balm – Okanagan Lavender & Herb Farm

Third Place:  Luxury Body Oil with Mangosteen – jo Browne

BODY WASH

First Place: Thinksport Body Wash, Aloe + Tea Leaves – THINK

Second Place: Rhythm Jun Kombucha Soap – Ginger Michelle Apothecary

Third Place: Artisan All Natural Soap – Lemongrass – JustBirch

BODY SCRUB

First Place: Coconut + Sugar Body Polish – Coconut Tree

Second Place: Pink Himalayan Salt Scrub – Eco by Sonya Driver

Third Place: Peppermint & Dandelion Body Scrub – Leaf People

BATH SOAK

First Place: Respiration Relief Bath Fizz – Kaelen Harwell

Second Place: Uplifting Bath Fizz – Kaelen Harwell

Third Place: The Hive Bath Bomb – PhilanthroBee Skincare

SUN CARE

First Place: SPF30+ Face Cream – Moor Spa

Second Place: 100 Suncream – Dr. Orga 

Third Place: 100% mineral Sunscreen – Birch Babe Naturals

ODOR CARE

First Place: Natural Deodorant – Sunshine Lime – Ultrella

Second Place: Bergamot & Cedar Deodorant (Bicarb Free) – B.BOLD

Third Place: Calm Deodorant – Dom’s Deodorant

PERFUME

First Place: Tribune Bay natural eau de parfum – Wild Coast Perfumery

Second Place: Midnight Ruze – Váhy

Third Place: Luna – Váhy

In the Hair Care category:

HAIR WASH

First Place: Detoxifying & Deodorizing Shampoo – Sootsoap Supply Co. Ltd

Second Place: Mekabu Hydrating Shampoo – MASAMI

Third Place: Vibrant + Violet Purple Perfecting Shampoo – Flourish Beauty Lab

HAIR TREATMENT

First Place: Organic Golden Jojoba Oil – Kaelen Harwell

Second Place: Beautiful Curls Curl Defining Creme – Lyla Naturals

Third Place: Triple Treat tonic – PUUR Ingrid

BEARD CARE

First Place: Sandalwood & Cypress Complete Face + Beard Oil – Leaf People

Second Place: Beard Oil – Pure heart Essentials

Third Place: Super Soft Leave In Beard Conditioner – Mammoth Beard Co.

In the Makeup Category:

EYE COLOR 

First Place: Eye Jewels – dome BEAUTY

Second Place: ART Shadow – MisMacK Clean Cosmetics

Third Place: SUITE Eyeshadow Palette in Sweet Canyon – Hynt Beauty

EYELINER

First Place: Natural Eye Liner – Espresso – Farmer’s Daughter Natural Beauty Products 

Second Place: All Natural Eyeliner Pencil – MarieNatie Cosmetics

Third Place: FORTE High Definition Eye Liner – Hynt Beauty

LIPSTICK

First Place: am11 – YULIP 

Second Place:  Moisture Locking Lipstick – Patty Mae – MisMacK Clean Cosmetics

Third Place: Hyperreal Lipstick – Kester Black

MASCARA

First Place: Magnetic Mascara – dome BEAUTY 

Second Place: Long Lash Vegan Mascara – INIKA Organic

Third Place: Vegan Lash + Brow Serum – Pickle’s Potions

NAIL POLISH

First Place: Cuticle Oil Freesia – Sienna Byron Bay

Second Place: Miracle Treatment Base Coat – Kester Black

Third Place: Nail Polish – Sienna Byron Bay

Congrats to all the winners!

Do you see any of your favorite brands on the list?

Honorable Mentions

Because I feel like they were winners, I’m going to list the top 3 toners/mists that I tested. All of the products I tried out were impressive, but these were the ones that I loved the most!

  1. AKITA Rose Water – Only one star ingredient makes up this beauty – Rosa Damascena Flower Water. What makes this product so special is that the rose oil is left intact in the rose water, which means that all of the benefits that reside in the oil are maintained (you can read about the benefits here). I can’t say enough about this, except that this was my #1 fave of the bunch!
  2. AEOS Refreshing Hydrating Mist – This contains organic and biodynamic botanicals and crystal essences to uplift and revitalize and restore balance to the skin. As with the Elva’s, I wasn’t crazy about the scent, but it really did energize my mood and hydrate my skin. I think this was definitely at the top of my favorites list! Star ingredients – lemon balm and rose hydrosols, amethyst crystals (my birthstone ;-))
  3. Dr. Orga AloeBlue Barrier Toner – A scent-free, moisturizing toner, I have been using this every night after cleansing to get any traces of makeup my cleanser may have missed. It’s very soothing and calming and extremely hydrating. Star ingredients – ceramide NP, aloe, blue-green algae.

Until next time,

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