5 Calorie-Free Organic Chocolate Skincare Treats (You Won't Gain a Pound, We Promise!)
Ikove by FlorestasPhoto credit: Ikove by Florestas Ikove by Florestas' organic- and fair-trade-certified Açaí Chocolate Premium Skin Care collection, available exclusively online and at Whole Foods, blasts your epidermis with two tag-teaming, antioxidant-rich superfoods. Bearing seals of approval from both the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Organic Program and Europe's EcoCert label, the 10-piece collection is spiked with wild-harvested Amazonian botanicals--including cupuaçu butter, babaçu oil, and andiroba--that not only provide a source of income for indigenous forest dwellers, but also drive environmental preservation.
Coco-ZenPhoto credit: Coco-Zen
A nascent company specializing in gourmet, organic, and fair-trade chocolate truffles, Coco-Zen also serves up a tantalizing assortment of all-natural skincare confections derived from organic- and fair-trade-certified ingredients, including, naturellement, cocoa powder and cocoa butter. Slough away dead skin and stress with the Chocolate Salt Scrub, polish your pucker with the Chocolate Edible Lip Scrub, dip yourself in the Creamy Chocolate Milkshake Lotion, or lather up with a bar of Chocolate Mint Bliss Soap (secret ingredient: cruelty-free Tussah Noil silk). For the unrepentant chocoholic, get the entire kit and caboodle with Coco-Zen's Head-to-Toe Chocolate Body Gift Set.
100% PurePhoto credit: 100% Pure
White or dark chocolate? Choose your allegiance between 100% Pure's coffee-infused Dark Chocolate Mocha and white-tea-laced White Chocolate skincare trinities (body scrub, body cream, shower gel), both of which boast no synthetic chemicals, artificial fragrances, or moisture-stripping alcohol. Loaded with organic Belgian chocolate, vitamins C and E, and skin-pandering botanical oils and herbal extracts, the gluten-free, vegetarian-friendly concoctions are designed to gently nourish, moisturize, and pamper your punim.
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