15 Ways to Be a Natural Beauty

You don't need harsh chemicals—or tons of time—to get shiny, healthy hair and smoother skin. Just steal these gentle, back-to-basics moves to start looking your best.
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Hair helpers

Treat your parched strands to a hydrating mask with all-natural olive oil. Try paraben-free, silicone-free L'Oréal Professionnel Série Nature Masque aux Huiles ($12; amazon.com).

Preserve your hair color by avoiding shampoos that contain sulfates. “They're a form of detergent that can fade color or make it brassy,” according to cosmetic chemist Alec Batis. Try Back to Basics Blue Lavender Color Protecting Shampoo ($16; amazon.com).

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