2 Products For A Greater Good

By Rona Berg / August 8, 2012

Fruit of the Vine

Known for its delicious organic Italian olive oil (below), Nudo has just launched a new organic Honey & Lavender kitchen soap that is extremely yummy, too. The process begins near the company’s olive groves in Le Marche, Italy, where the moisturizing soap is made entirely by hand, with only Fair Trade and organic ingredients. It’s gentle on the skin and the budget, at $9.49. Participate in Nudo’s “Adopt an Olive Tree” program, and you’ll receive olive oil from your tree delivered to your door. nudo-italia.com

Chocoholics for a Cause

Leslie Berliant wanted to help victims of the earthquake in Haiti, and began selling her handmade, organic Fair Trade chocolate truffles to raise money for her nonprofit, blumoonfoundation.org. But the chocolates were selling so fast that she turned her passion into a business: the Santa Monica-based Le Marais Chocolat now features unique and irresistible flavors like lemon thyme and baobab. lemaraischocolat.com

Rona Berg

Rona Berg

Editor-In-Chief at Organic Spa Magazine
Editor-in-chief of Organic Spa Media, longtime journalist and best-selling author of Beauty: The New Basics and Fast Beauty: 1000 Quick Fixes (Workman Publishing), Rona Berg is the former Editorial Director of ELLE and Deputy Style Editor for the New York Times Magazine. She has been cited as an industry expert by Huffington Post, Fox News and New York Magazine and contributed to and been quoted in dozens of publications. Berg co-chairs the Personal Care Committee of the non-profit Green Spa Network, is a Charter Advisory Board Member of the Nutritional Aesthetics Alliance, and is a frequent speaker at conferences around the globe.
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