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Below find products that can help you take care of your body as well as help those who made

them earn enough money to buy the food they need to take care of their own bodies!!  

(For more ethical links, check out The Art of Simple's Ethical Shopping Guide: Health & Beauty Products or Freestate's List of Ethical Skincare and Cosmetics or The Note Passer's Ethical Beauty Brands.  For items like toothbrushes and razors, made out of recycled materials, check out Preserve)

WorldCraftsSM "develops sustainable, fair-trade businesses among impoverished people around the world."  Their "vision is to offer an income with dignity and the hope of everlasting life to every person on earth."  They sell beautiful and unique cosmetic bags.

Ethical Body Care

Ten Thousand Villages started 65 years ago with the Mennonite Central Committee to "provide sustainable economic opportunities for artisans in developing countries by creating a viable marketplace for their products in North America."  They sell soaps, spa kits, essential oils, lip butter and washcloths.  To also find their products in a retail store near you, click here.

Mountain Maid "exists to strengthen the church of Haiti by proclaiming the gospel, making disciples and partnering with local church members to produce products that provide a sustainable income."  They offer skin and massage oils.

Freedom’s Promise is "a faith-based, nonprofit organization that partners with indigenous Cambodian groups to prevent human trafficking and child exploitation by transforming communities."  They sell cool eco-friendly cosmetic travel bags, which are made from recycled rice bags!

Trades of Hope sells products made by women who "have been rescued from sex slavery. Others are raising handicapped children alone. Some are in war torn countries and others have HIV/AIDS and leprosy...with Trades of Hope's help, their story has changed from pain and struggle to a story of hope!"  They offer cosmetic bags as well as cool scented soap sets.

Go Fish Clothing & Jewelry Co. is a clothing and jewelry store started by Christians who wanted to make a difference by "purchasing hand-crafted goods from the indigenous people of developing nations at their asking price."  They sell handmade soap and a variety of cosmetic bags.

Serrv is "a nonprofit, fair trade organization dedicated to lifting disadvantaged artisans, farmers, and their families out of poverty."  They sell olive oil and aloe vera soaps. (To also look for their products in a retail shop near you, click here.)

Haiti Design Coop works in Haiti to develop "craftsmen and leaders that are able to use their skills to provide for their families and contribute to the development of their community."  They sell a pretty toiletry case.

Amani ya Juu "means 'Peace from Above'. "  They are a "social economic enterprise committed to peace and reconciliation for African women." They sew beautiful and durable cosmetic bags and toiletry cases in African prints.

PROJECT LYDIA "is an expansion of Advancing the Kingdom Ministries which serves Uganda, East Africa.  The project helps local widows and abandoned women overcome adversity and thrive in every area of their lives."  They sell soaps, body oil and lip balm.  (To also look for their products in a retail location near you,  click here.)