23 award-winning natural beauty, health and home products to try now

These are Nourished Life’s Wellness Awards winning products – as voted by the Australian public. 

If you’re looking for some tried and tested, but more importantly – natural – products to round out your beauty cabinet, 168,000 public votes should help you sort the must-haves from the maybes, right?

A no frills deodorant for less than $10 and an ultimate youth potion have been included in a list of top-rated natural beauty, health and home products for Nourished Life’s first ever Wellness Awards.

Of the 168,000 public votes, a total of 23 products were awarded across 24 different categories, as selected by the public and award judges, Megan Gale, Laura Wells, Ash Paraskevas and Irene Falcone.

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The awards also featured 11 Australian made and 2 Australian owned brands, such as The Beauty Chef GLOW Inner Beauty Essential ($65 RRP), who took out Best All Rounder Inner Health Product, and No Pong Fragrance Free, a $9.95 RRP natural deodorant that was awarded both Best Natural Deodorant and Best Vegan Product.

Here are the winners of each category and why they came out on top:

Best all-rounder inner health product

The Beauty Chef GLOW Inner Beauty Essential, $65 RRP

The GLOW Inner Beauty Essential new SUPERCHARGED FORMULA is a nutrient-dense powder that combines 18 Certified Organic wholefoods to promote radiant skin and a healthy gut.

Best body care product

Egyptian Magic All Purpose Cream, from $9.95 RRP

Based on the ancient Egyptian formula that women of the Cleopatra era used to keep their skin radiant, this magical cream can be used to treat almost any skin condition including blemishes, burns, scars, wrinkles, mild forms of eczema as well as maintain healthy glowing skin.

Best cleaning product

Dr Bronner’s Pure-Castile Liquid Soap – Unscented Baby, from $6.55 RRP

Dr Bronner’s liquid Castile Soap in Baby Unscented provides a fragrance-free option that is gentle enough for use on delicate baby skin, or the most sensitive adult skin.

Best cleanser

Sukin Signature Cream Cleanser Pump, $11.95 RRP

The Sukin Cream Cleanser works to remove make-up, oil and dirt build up on the skin while also nourishing your skin with a blend of natural oils including Rosehip, Avocado, Sesame and Wheat Germ Oils.

Best ingestible collagen

Nutra Organics Collagen Beauty, $31.95 RRP

Nutra Organics Collagen Beauty is comprised of pure type I and type III collagen protein that is especially suitable for beauty applications and is flavourless, odourless, and fully dissolves in any temperature liquid while retaining its benefits.

Best complexion product (makeup)

Eco Tan Face Tan Water, $39.95 RRP

This unique self-tan water from Eco Tan will help you build a beautiful, gradual, natural-looking tan over the face and decolletage.

Best eco-friendly product

Weleda Skin Food Body Butter, from $15.95 RRP

Weleda Skin Food Body Butter has a rich whipped texture that glides on easily and is quickly absorbed into the skin. It is formulated to provide instant relief and long-lasting hydration and nourishment to dry skin without leaving behind any greasy or oily residue.

Best eye treatment

100% Pure Coffee Bean Caffeine Eye Cream, from $24.95 RRP

The 100% Pure Coffee Bean Caffeine Eye Cream is rich in caffeine and the anti-inflammatory properties of Organic Green Coffee Beans, Green Tea and Rosehip Oil to help improve the appearance of puffy eyes, wrinkles and dark circles.

Best face treatment & Best facial moisturiser

Weleda Skin Food, from $15.95 RRP

Oils of Chamomile, Calendula and Wild Pansy soothe and calm rough dry skin, whilst lanolin, sunflower and sweet almond oil provide a natural barrier against environmental stresses. This is the epitome of multi-purpose balms; and over the decades has gained firm fans all over the world who use it for a multitude of purposes.

Best facial serum/oil

The Jojoba Company Ultimate Youth Potion, $44.95 RRP

The Jojoba Company Ultimate Youth Potion with CoQ10 and L22® contains a blend of pure Jojoba and plant oils that provide a full spectrum of vitamins, antioxidants and essential omegas.

Best fake tan

Eco Tan HEMPITAN Body Tan Water, $39.95 RRP

It is the world’s first organic HEMP Body Tanning Water, and is non-comedogenic, dries instantly, has a gorgeous scent, and provides beautiful, long-lasting colour.

Best hair product

Ethique Heali Kiwi Solid Shampoo for Touchy Scalps, $24.95 RRP

Ethique’s Heali Kiwi Shampoo offers a soothing cleanse for dandruff-prone scalps, promoting overall hair and scalp health.

Best home product

BioBag Compostable Bin Liners, $4.95 RRP

These innovative BioBag Compostable Bin Liners have been specially designed to line kitchen compost caddies and household bins, and are made from plant starch that has been sustainably sourced.

Best lip product

Hurraw! Organic Lip Balms, $6.95 RRP

A blend of fair-trade, raw ingredients including Sweet Almond Oil, Coconut Oil, Meadowfoam Seed Oil, Cocoa Butter and Jojoba Seed Oil, these hydrating balms leave your lips lovely and smooth.

Best mascara

100% Pure Black Tea Ultra Lengthening Mascara, $34.95 RRP

Naturally coloured from Black Tea leaf pigments, Cocoa and Blackberries, this delicious smelling mascara is packed with healthy lash loving ingredients.

Best mum and baby product

Modibodi Period Proof Maternity Brief, $27.50 RRP

The Modibodi Maternity Brief sits just under the hips and offers a V-shaped dip in the waistband that provides comfort for growing bellies. This is an ultra-absorbent and comfortable style for pre and post bump – perfect for expecting Mums with pregnancy leaks.

Best natural deodorant & Best vegan product

No Pong Fragrance Free, Vegan, $9.95 RRP

No Pong Fragrance Free, Vegan and low Bicarb formula contains nourishing Vitamin E, making it an excellent alternative for sensitive skin. No Pong uses naturally antibacterial ingredients like Coconut Oil to eliminate bacteria and body odour and Cornstarch to help absorb moisture.

Best personal care product

Modibodi Period Proof Sensual Lace High Waist Bikini – Black, $29 RRP

The Modibodi Sensual Hi-Waist Bikini is a seriously pretty and seriously comfy style – it keeps you dry and leak-free. It protects you on lighter period days and provides a little extra back-up when you’re working on your pelvic floor

Best protein powder

Amazonia Raw Protein Isolate Vanilla, $45.95 RRP

This Amazonia Raw Protein Isolate in Vanilla contains 72% sprouted protein from Golden Pea and activated Brown Rice, making it the ideal way to increase your daily intake of protein and support the repair of muscle and tissue.

Best sexual health product

Noosa Basics Organic Intimacy Oil, $22 RRP

This Noosa Basics Intimacy Oil is a lightly moisturising, fragrance-free personal lubricant containing a luxurious blend of certified organic oils. Safe for delicate areas, its velvety texture is designed to enhance intimacy and pleasure.

Best sunscreen

Life Basics SPF 30 All Natural Facial Sunscreen, $26.95 RRP

The Life Basics SPF 30 all-natural sunscreen has been created for daily use on the face and body. It is a lightweight, non-greasy and easy-to-apply lotion at a very reasonable price. It is also suitable for use on children.

Most innovative product

KORA Organics Turmeric Glow Moisturiser, $78 RRP

KORA Organics Turmeric Glow Moisturiser is a refillable, nourishing and ultra-hydrating vegan facial moisturiser designed to target the appearance of hyperpigmentation, dark spots, dullness and fine lines & wrinkles.

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