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24 Products Every Well-thy Woman Needs in Her Life

THE WH WELL-THY AWARDS
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There are Health Awards. And Organic Awards. And every kind of Green Award. But at WH, we strive to be well-thy—physically and mentally fit, eco-friendly, and able to balance work, friends, and kids with the rest of our crazy-busy lives. No doubt it's hard! So together with 13 experts, we rounded up time-saving, health-boosting products to help us—and you—get there. Check 'em all out.

Well-thy in the Mirror
2/29

For beauty gals not about to sacrifice efficacy for natural ingredients—but also vice versa!—we present the stellar seven.

Ilia Tinted Lip Conditioner
3/29 TOM SCHIERLITZ
Ilia Tinted Lip Conditioner

"Because it's made with certified organic ingredients, this is a lipstick I don't feel weird about swallowing unintentionally when I eat." —Cybele Fishman
Buy it: $26, net-a-porter.com

Red Flower Organic Perfume
4/29 TOM SCHIERLITZ
Red Flower Organic Perfume

"The sumptuous blends are formulated with no preservatives or colorants, making them sustainable, biodegradable, and nontoxic."—Renee Loux
Buy it: $186, redflower.com

100% Pure Fruit Pigmented Mascara in Black Tea
5/29 Tom SCHIERLITZ
100% Pure Fruit Pigmented Mascara in Black Tea

This separating, lengthening mascara is made from antioxidant-rich black tea and berry and cocoa pigments, so it's less likely to trigger allergies or irritate the eyes.
Buy it: $25, 100percentpure.com

Acure Dry Shampoo
6/29 TOM SCHIERLITZ
Acure Dry Shampoo

Save water, time, and the ozone layer: This talc-free, nonaerosol formula—with organic corn starch, slippery elm, and clay—sops up second-(and third-!) day oil and grime.
Buy it: $10, acureorganics.com

Kaia Naturals Juicy Bamboo Natural Facial Cleansing Oil Cloths
7/29 TOM SCHIERLITZ
Kaia Naturals Juicy Bamboo Natural Facial Cleansing Oil Cloths

Makeup isn't the only thing these wipes, powered by jojoba and sunflower oils, will make disappear: Bury them in soil and they'll totally break down in 90 days.
Buy it: $15.50, kaianaturals.com

Karma Organic Soybean Oil and Lavender Nail Polish Remover
8/29 TOM SCHIERLITZ
Karma Organic Soybean Oil and Lavender Nail Polish Remover

An acetone-free polish remover that actually gets rid of stubborn hues, softens cuticles, and smells like lavender? Consider us converted.
Buy it: $12, karmaorganicspa.com

EltaMD UV Clear Broad-Spectrum SPF 46
9/29 TOM SCHIERLITZ
EltaMD UV Clear Broad-Spectrum SPF 46

Mineral-based sunscreens can be chalky and goopy. But this zinc-based derm fave is light and absorbs quickly, with vitamin B3—thought to help treat zits and lighten dark spots.
Buy it: $32, eltamd.com/buy

Well-thy at Work
10/29

Because spending 40 hours (at least!) a week anchored to your computer is often a necessary evil, help is here.

Paperback
11/29 TOM SCHIERLITZ
Paperback

Call us Luddites, but sometimes it's faster to jot down a paper note than open up an app. Enter this genius, Post-it-like pad that adheres to the back of your phone.
Buy it: $8, ilovehandles.com

SKLZ Cold Roller Ball
12/29 TOM SCHIERLITZ
SKLZ Cold Roller Ball

Cheaper than a spa day and way more practical (and portable!): This massage-slash-ice-therapy roller ball glides over tight spots to relieve achy muscles.
Buy it: $40, sklz.com

Spoonk Organic Hemp Mat
13/29 TOM SCHIERLITZ
Spoonk Organic Hemp Mat

"If you work from home or can close an office door, this hemp mat is a heavenly escape. Its 6,000 plastic nubbins provide a head-to-toe massage that releases feelgood endorphins." —Lauren Zander
Buy it: $70, store-us.spoonkspace.com

Tieks by Gavrieli
14/29 TOM SCHIERLITZ
Tieks by Gavrieli

The soles of these fold-up leather ballet flats have supportive memory-foam padding, so you don't have to resort to commuting in those "Melanie Griffith in Working Girl" sneakers.
Buy it: from $175, tieks.com

Varidesk Pro Plus 36
15/29 Tom SCHIERLITZ
Varidesk Pro Plus 36

Too much time on your keister can raise your blood pressure and usher in other health woes. More affordable than many standing desks, this adjustable pick can sit on any flat surface.
Buy it: $350, varidesk.com

Zing Anything Citrus Zingers fruit infusion water bottle
16/29 Tom SCHIERLITZ
Zing Anything Citrus Zingers fruit infusion water bottle

"This bottle's built-in juicer—the perfect size for lemons, limes, or oranges—has made staying hydrated something I actually do, instead of just think about doing."—Abby Lerner
Buy it: $16, zinganything.com

WELL-THY IN THE BEDROOM
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A lack of Zs can lead to less sex (boo!). These winners will ensure you get plenty of both.

Jimmy Jane Form 2 Vibrator
18/29 Tom SCHIERLITZ
Jimmy Jane Form 2 Vibrator

A unique shape—each "ear" has its own motor—means the toy hugs your clitoris for more intense vibrations and a bigger O. And unlike loads of other plastic options, this guy's made from phthalate-free, medical-grade material.
Buy it: $149, jimmyjane.com

Philips HF 3520 Wake-up Light
19/29 Tom SCHIERLITZ
Philips HF 3520 Wake-up Light

The alarm's simulated sunrise signals your brain to release "it's time to get up" chemicals, which wakes you more gently than a super-loud buzzing noise.
Buy it: $170, amazon.com

Sustain Lubricated Ultra Thin Condoms
20/29 Tom SCHIERLITZ
Sustain Lubricated Ultra Thin Condoms

"Did you know there are eco-friendly, fair-trade condoms? It's true! These contain zero carcinogens. Plus, the packaging is adorable!"—Emily Nagoski
Buy it: $14, sustainnatural.com

Get Relaxed Republic of Tea
21/29 Tom SCHIERLITZ
Get Relaxed Republic of Tea

"This tea contains calming lavender and rose and stress-busting chamomile and rooibos, making it perfect before bed."—James Oseland
Buy it: $10.50, republicoftea.com

Boll and Branch Hemmed Sheet Set
22/29 Tom SCHIERLITZ
Boll and Branch Hemmed Sheet Set

Sleep easy: These sheets are made from deliciously soft fair-trade organic cotton, and a portion of each purchase goes to Not For Sale, which provides shelter and education to human-trafficking victims.
Buy it: $240 for queen, bollandbranch.com

IntelliPillow
23/29 Tom SCHIERLITZ
IntelliPillow

When one of the country's top sleep experts recommends a pillow, you listen. This hypoallergenic headrest is filled with a supportive, stay-cool gel that holds its shape no matter how much you toss and turn.
Buy it: $150, intellibed.com

WELL-THY IN THE KITCHEN
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Gear to help you eat healthier, prep a speedy meal, and show Mother Nature some love.

2011 Domaine Carneros Estate Brut
25/29 Tom SCHIERLITZ
2011 Domaine Carneros Estate Brut

Organic wines come with a stigma: They taste ick. Sooo far from true with this fancy fizz. Its notes of pear, golden apple, and honeycomb pair delectably with soft cheeses or oysters.
Buy it: $33, domainecarneros.com

Paderno 4-Blade Spiralizer
26/29 Tom SCHIERLITZ
Paderno 4-Blade Spiralizer

"Carbs are my comfort food, but this BPA-free, dishwasher-safe gadget helps me replace some of that pasta with healthier veggies."—Colleen Clark 
Buy it: $50, williams-sonoma.com

 

Ironwood Small Wood + Stainless Steel Countertop Compost Bin
27/29 Tom SCHIERLITZ
Ironwood Small Wood + Stainless Steel Countertop Compost Bin

Turn food scraps into rich soil with this stylin', tissue-boxsize composte bin that keeps odors in check.
Buy it: $150, rodales.com 

 

Rodale's, Rodale's Organic Life, and Easy Green Living are owned by Rodale, Inc., publisher of Women's Health.

Instant Pot 7-in-1 Programmable Pressure Cooker
28/29 Tom SCHIERLITZ
Instant Pot 7-in-1 Programmable Pressure Cooker

"I love to cook but don't have time to slave over dinner. My Instant Pot allows me to prepare meals in half the time, and because it's all in one pot, there's much less cleanup!"—Natalie Morales
Buy it: $119, amazon.com

Bees Wrap
29/29 Tom SCHIERLITZ
Bees Wrap

A sustainable alternative to plastic food storage, these beeswax-coated cloths can be shaped and sealed around grub (or bowl tops). Wash and reuse until the wax wears off, then toss them, guilt-free—they're biodegradable!
Buy it: $18 for three, beeswrap.com

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