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I’m always combing shelves for the best of the best, here’s a round-up of some of my Favorite Finds from Head to Toe, for Summer 2007:

Dr. Bronner’s Baby-Mild – organic soap & shampoo, all-in-one

seaspray.jpg John Masters Organics – Sea Mist, $16.50; safe for color-treated hair, and infused with essential oil of lavender, this non-sticky spray adds extra body and combats the drying effects of sea salt

Pangea Organics – Malagasy Ylang Ylang & Linden Flower shower gel; $13.99, available at Whole Foods

CoQ10 Wrinkle Defense Serum; $24.95 from Avalon Organics

AlbaBotanica.com – Natural Sun – Organic sunscreen for face and body

www.glominerals.com – Glo Minerals with zinc oxide, a natural sunscreen ingredient

PUR Minerals Mineral Melt – $19; combines 12 oils, including: sunflower, sesame and avocado to wash-off pur minerals; and 4-1 Foundation Color; $25.50

Erbaviva – Organic Deodorant, Lemon & Sage; it smells great, and works! $16.00, 3.4oz size will last a long time

Dr. Hauschka – $19.95; holistic, travel-sized, body care items to soothe and refresh, for all skin types. Soap-free body washes, hand cream, body moisturizers and body oils.

slmbrhat_1.jpg Solumbra hat – from sunprecautions.com $50; with a UPF (ultraviolet protection factor) of 50+

coolibar.com $60; long-sleeved coverups made of tightly woven fabric

www.alexandme.com, Rit Sun Guard – $21; increases the UPF of a white cotton t-shirt from 5 to 30

Sears Optical Polarized SPF – for more info about these protective shades, call (877)-486-6486.