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19 Natural Beauty Products That Actually Work

Yes, you can do a natural deodorant that really does make you smell good.

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The less chemicals the better, so we asked the BuzzFeed Community to share their favorite natural beauty products. These were the responses:

Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

1. Get perfect beachy tendrils with Gnarly Whale beach waves hair spray, $12

"It managed to make my bleached hair feel super soft while still textured — win-win." —EmiBuy it here.
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"It managed to make my bleached hair feel super soft while still textured — win-win." —Emi

Buy it here.

2. Nix the frizz with SheaMoisture coconut and hibiscus curl smoothie, $11.87

"Everything that I have used from SheaMoisture has worked wonderfully, but this is my favorite. 50% because it is the most effective de-frizzing I have found for my thick, curly hair; 50% because it smells good." —carolinen5 Buy it here.
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"Everything that I have used from SheaMoisture has worked wonderfully, but this is my favorite. 50% because it is the most effective de-frizzing I have found for my thick, curly hair; 50% because it smells good." —carolinen5

Buy it here.

3. Help your hair grow to its full potential with GrowOut Shampoo and Strengthener, $35

"People would tell me, 'Stop cutting your hair!', well not anymore! To all my angels that are struggling every day with their hair remember: it's not good hair, it's healthy hair." —s40a312ef0Buy it here.
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"People would tell me, 'Stop cutting your hair!', well not anymore! To all my angels that are struggling every day with their hair remember: it's not good hair, it's healthy hair." —s40a312ef0

Buy it here.

4. Have curly hair? Put on a touch of PURA D'OR Moroccan argan oil to keep those locks smooth, $17.09

"Makes my curls soft and shiny without weight. You only need a little bit." —Simjack91Buy it here.
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"Makes my curls soft and shiny without weight. You only need a little bit." —Simjack91

Buy it here.

5. Treat your scalp like the queen it is and invest in the Honest Company shampoo and conditioner set, $20.97

"Honest Company shampoo and conditioner were my hair's lifesavers! I highly recommend the conditoners more though, gets out every tangle. I also use it as a leave-in when I leave my hair natural!" —deehaemma29Buy it here.
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"Honest Company shampoo and conditioner were my hair's lifesavers! I highly recommend the conditoners more though, gets out every tangle. I also use it as a leave-in when I leave my hair natural!" —deehaemma29

Buy it here.

6. Freshen up your face with Thayer's rose petal toner, $8.32

"It’s the best. I have cystic acne, and I get significantly less blemishes. My face always feels clean and soft." —laurens44bfbde40 Buy it here.
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"It’s the best. I have cystic acne, and I get significantly less blemishes. My face always feels clean and soft." —laurens44bfbde40

Buy it here.

7. Looking for a moisturizer that won't irritate your sensitive skin? Look no further than Trader Joe's 100% jojoba oil, $11.29

"I have combination skin and am prone to breakouts. It feels like everything could clog my pores... I started using jojoba oil as my moisturizer and seriously never looked back. A little bottle lasts forever and it’s such a gentle, but effective moisturizer. I use the one from Trader Joe’s!" —estheraeslec Buy it here.
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"I have combination skin and am prone to breakouts. It feels like everything could clog my pores... I started using jojoba oil as my moisturizer and seriously never looked back. A little bottle lasts forever and it’s such a gentle, but effective moisturizer. I use the one from Trader Joe’s!" —estheraeslec

Buy it here.

8. Give your skin some serious hydration with Egyptian Magic's all-purpose facial cream, $29.40

"I use Egyptian Magic every night and am obsessed. It’s like my skin drinks it in. I wake up glowing with an even skin tone year round and it only has five ingredients!" —jackiep449d7b94aBuy it here.
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"I use Egyptian Magic every night and am obsessed. It’s like my skin drinks it in. I wake up glowing with an even skin tone year round and it only has five ingredients!" —jackiep449d7b94a

Buy it here.

9. Have a little fun with a facial mask from Fuller's Earth Clay (Multani Mitti), $10.50

"Apply it to your face and leave it on for about 10 to 15 minutes or until the paste is completely dried. After that just wash it off with water and voilà! You will have really clean and glowing skin. I haven’t bought a face scrub in years." —robinarBuy it here.
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"Apply it to your face and leave it on for about 10 to 15 minutes or until the paste is completely dried. After that just wash it off with water and voilà! You will have really clean and glowing skin. I haven’t bought a face scrub in years." —robinar

Buy it here.

10. Ban breakouts with the Mask of Magnaminty face and body mask by Lush, $26.90

"I decided to go to Lush and see what they had to offer. One of the employees recommended the Mask of Magnaminty and I was amazed at how well it actually worked! My breakouts eased up after a couple of weeks and now it’s almost gone!" —Dutchess97Buy it here.
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"I decided to go to Lush and see what they had to offer. One of the employees recommended the Mask of Magnaminty and I was amazed at how well it actually worked! My breakouts eased up after a couple of weeks and now it’s almost gone!" —Dutchess97

Buy it here.

11. Scrub away your worries with with Derma e daily detox scrub, $11.63

"I love the Derma e daily purifying detox cleanser that has activated charcoal and algae in it. I got a sample of it in an and ended up purchasing a full size off their website." —allycostanzo8387Buy it here.

"I love the Derma e daily purifying detox cleanser that has activated charcoal and algae in it. I got a sample of it in an and ended up purchasing a full size off their website." —allycostanzo8387

Buy it here.

12. Keep your skin clear with Burt's Bees acne solutions moisturizing lotion, $14.14

"It's super strong and clears up my skin in literally just hours." —davidk4fe560f1fBuy it here.
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"It's super strong and clears up my skin in literally just hours." —davidk4fe560f1f

Buy it here.

13. And if you have sensitive skin and are in need of a daily cleanser, then Shea Moisture’s African black soap bar has your back, $7.60

"I use it on my face at night and it gets my oily, acne-prone skin squeaky clean." —laurenk43ca1a9d5 Buy it here.
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"I use it on my face at night and it gets my oily, acne-prone skin squeaky clean." —laurenk43ca1a9d5

Buy it here.

14. Make shaving a lot more indulgent with Whish pomegranate shave cream, $4.85

"This cream is luxurious. My legs have never felt better." —kaito0808Buy it here.
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"This cream is luxurious. My legs have never felt better." —kaito0808

Buy it here.

15. Get a little extra shine from your shower with Beautiful shower gel by Lush, $9.95

"The citrus smell is so refreshing and the little sparkles leave me feeling beautiful every time. Hence the name." —katypie12Buy it here.
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"The citrus smell is so refreshing and the little sparkles leave me feeling beautiful every time. Hence the name." —katypie12

Buy it here.

16. Freshen up with Schmidt’s Deodorant in Bergamot+Lime, $8.99

"I love Schmidt’s Deodorant in Bergamot+Lime. It comes in this cute little glass jar with a small spatula to put it on your hands to apply it. This deodorant is vegan, cruelty-free, and my armpits smell like a summer party all day long!" —wildaboutleopardgeckosBuy it here.
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"I love Schmidt’s Deodorant in Bergamot+Lime. It comes in this cute little glass jar with a small spatula to put it on your hands to apply it. This deodorant is vegan, cruelty-free, and my armpits smell like a summer party all day long!" —wildaboutleopardgeckos

Buy it here.

17. Or if you prefer a different scent, go for Tom's of Maine apricot deodorant, $4.27

"Tom’s of Maine deodorant has worked great for me, specifically the apricot or lemongrass scents (other scents have irritated my skin). I am allergic to the aluminum in most every deodorant and it was a challenge to find a deodorant that didn’t break me out but still worked." —hannahs4246d8bf0Buy it here.
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"Tom’s of Maine deodorant has worked great for me, specifically the apricot or lemongrass scents (other scents have irritated my skin). I am allergic to the aluminum in most every deodorant and it was a challenge to find a deodorant that didn’t break me out but still worked." —hannahs4246d8bf0

Buy it here.

18. Opt for a makeup foundation that will give you coverage and keep it natural, like Pure Anada's loose mineral foundation, $12 for small, $25 for regular

"I was never able to use makeup products because I was so allergic but they are actually the first all natural makeup brand that I’m not allergic to! I’m so happy with them." —s43eda8801 Buy it here.
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"I was never able to use makeup products because I was so allergic but they are actually the first all natural makeup brand that I’m not allergic to! I’m so happy with them." —s43eda8801

Buy it here.

19. And you can get some added SPF by trying out Prana Potions's organic SPF sheer coverage moisturizer makeup, $18

"Best natural skincare and makeup I have found for my very oily skin." —AhsokaKiraBuy it here.
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"Best natural skincare and makeup I have found for my very oily skin." —AhsokaKira

Buy it here.

Want to read more about the benefits of natural beauty products? I wrote a book called Womanskills that talks about the health perks, and how to do your own DIY products.

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