My Favorite Organic Balms

I’m obsessed with organic balms and I use them every single day. Although I love my face oils, I find myself reaching for balms a lot more as of late so I thought I would share a few of my favorite organic balms with you guys. If you’re in the market for a good balm, I hope these help you out as much as they’ve done for me 🙂

My Favorite Organic Balms



Mahalo Balm is one of my favorites because it’s literally a cure-all for so many things. I apply some onto acne spots, scars, minor burns and cuts, sun burns, redness, and if you want more hydration. I’ve even applied it to ingrown hairs to great effect. I’m not a huge fan of the scent, but it works so well that now the scent is synonymous with miracles haha. The formula includes tons of skin-loving oils, butters, and extracts for irritated skin so it’s great for calming any kind of inflammation. Also included are sun-protecting plant oils like carrot seed oil and kukui which actually have natural SPF as well, making them ideal for protecting skin from sun damage and after-sun healing. It’s a great one to have in your medicine cabinet and lasts ages as you only need to smallest amount. Well worth the price for it’s quality, effectiveness and versatility.

Key Ingredients: Turmeric, Tamanu, Carrot, Neem, Avocado and Kukui.

Best For: Skin inflammation, sun burns, minor cuts and burns, healing minor scars or scar prevention (like with cuts/burns), and extra sun protection or after-sun healing.

Full Ingredientsmacadamia integrifolia (macadamia)*, simmondsia chinensis (jojoba)*, persea gratissima (avocado)*, theobroma cacao (cocoa)*, vitis vinifera (grapeseed)*, calophyllum inophyllum (Polynesian tamanu)*, cera alba (beeswax)*, rosa rubiginosa (rosehip)*, aleurite moluccans (kukui)*, prunus amygdalus dulci (sweet almond)*, azadirachta indica (neem)*, calendula officinalis (marigold)*, hibiscus sabdariffa (hibiscus)*, symphytum officinale (comfrey)*, hippophae rhamnoides (sea buckthorn)**, daucus carota (carrot seed)**, non-gmo mixed tocopherols, curcuma longa (turmeric)**, citrus aurantium var. bergamia (bergamot fcf)*^, lavandula augustifolium (lavender)*, pelargonium graveolens (geranium)*, santalum paniculatum (Hawaiian sandalwood) oil*, pogostemon cablin (patchouli)*, jasminum sambac (pikake hawaiian jasmine)

Hand blended in small batches by MAHALO Skin Care in Hawaii, USA
*clean ingredients: organic + local and/or wild harvested (when available)
**organic supercritical Co2 extract
^Bergamot fcf is free from bergapten, it has no photosensitizing effects

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Herbfarmacy Mallow Beauty Balm

The Mallow Beauty Balm from Herbfarmacy is another one of those organic balms which you can use for a number of things. It’s great on chapped noses, rough elbows and knees, and it’s wonderful as a skin-calming moisturizer as well. I’ve used it on my face as an all-over calming face balm at night or when my skin feels super inflamed to great effect. I’ve used it on my nose when I had a cold to soothe any dryness or irritation and on ingrown hairs and burns. It’s touted as being good for fine lines and wrinkles, but I don’t have too many of those yet so can’t really comment on that effect. That said, it’s a wonderful balm for hydration that doesn’t feel heavy on the skin. It’s perfect for any and all skin types including acne prone and sensitive, in my opinion.

Key Ingredients: Marshmallow and Mullein flowers

Best For: Redness, Irritation, Chapped Noses, Rough Elbows and Knees, Light but Ultra Nourishing Skin Hydration for All Skin Types

Full Ingredients(100% Organic) Helianthus annuus (Sunflower) seed oil, Simmondsia chinensis (Jojoba) seed oil, Cera flava (Beeswax), Butyrospermum parkii (Shea Butter), Althaea officinalis (Marshmallow) root extract, Calendula officinalis flower extract, Verbascum thapsus (Mullein) extract, Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary) extract, Pelargonium graveolens (Rose Geranium) leaf oil, Citrus paradisi (Grapefruit) peel oil, Cananga odorata (Ylang ylang) flower oil, linalool, limonene, geraniol, eugenol (Essential oil ingredients).

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Suti Cleanse Organic Balm

Suti Cleanse Organic Balm

An oldie, but a goodie, this awesome Suti Cleansing Balm combines so many uses into one product! It can be used as a hydration mask, gentle exfoliant (when used with a muslin cloth or wash cloth), cleansing balm, and hydrating balm, of course. It smells lovely, the organic formula is simple (but hard to replicate – I’ve tried!), and it works SO well, even in the summer time. I have tried many cleansing balms and none of them come close to this one. It’s superior. If you want a balm that is specifically meant for cleansing, removing makeup, and soothing and hydrating skin, this is it.

Key Ingredients: Avocado Butter, Sunflower Seed Oil, Lime, Mandarin, and Lavender

Best For: Skin Cleansing, Removing Makeup, Gentle Exfoliation, Moisture Mask, and Hydrating Balm for All Skin Types (including acne prone skin)

Full Ingredients: Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter*, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Seed Butter, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil*, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil*, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil*, Cera Alba (Beeswax)*, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter*, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil*, Limonene**, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract*, Citrus Aurantifolia (Lime) Oil*, Citrus Reticula (Mandarin) Oil*, Tocopherol, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil*, Pelargonium Graveolens (Geranium)Flower Oil*, Linalool**, Geraniol**, Citronellol**.

* Certified Organic
** Naturally occurring in essential oils

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Ursa Major Fortifying Face Balm

Ursa Major Fortifying Balm

The Ursa Major Fortifying Face Balm is a relatively new discovery for me. What I found to be super unique about this balm is that it doesn’t feel like a balm at all, but it has all the nourishing qualities that you might find in a balm. This is a great choice for anyone who hates having an oily residue left on their skin or wants something more balancing. This would work especially well for acne prone and oily skin types because it’s not heavy on the skin and it soaks into skin without leaving a film behind. It’s brilliant for calming, balancing, and soothing skin without feeling heavy or having an oily feel to it. It feels more like a slightly runny face moisturizer than a balm, but it definitely gives skin that much-needed hydration.

Key Ingredients: Aloe, Witch Hazel, White Willow Bark, Kendi Seed Oil, Carrot Seed Oil, Birch Sap and Olive Leaf Extract

Best For: Acne Prone Skin that Needs Hydration, People Who Hate the Feeling of Typical Oil Type Balms, and Oily Skin that Need Balance

Full IngredientsAloe Vera Leaf Juice (Aloe Barbadensis)* Glycerin, Hydrolyzed Myrtus Communis Leaf Extract*, Sunflower Seed Oil (Helianthus Annuus)*, Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate, Caprylic/Captric Triglyceride, Witch Hazel Leaf Water (Hamamelis Virginiana), Willow Bark Extract (Salix Nigra), Kendi Seed Oil (Aleurites Moluccana), Opuntia Fuscus-Indica Stem Extract, Carrot Seed Oil (Daucus Carota), Hydrogenated Lecithin, Birch Sap (Betula Alba), Olive Leaf Extract (Olea Europaea), Sclerotium Gum, Lavender Flower Oil (Lavandula Angustifolia)*, Lime Peel Oil (Citrus Aurantifolia), Niaouli Leaf Oil (Melaleuca Quinquenervia)*, Frankincense Resin Extract (Boswellia Carterii), Bisabolol Wood Oil (Vanillosmopsis Erythropappa), Spearmint Leaf Oil (Mentha Spicata), Carrageenan (Chondrus Crispus), Rosemary Leaf Extract (Rosmarinus Offinalis)*, Maltodextrin, Spearmint Leaf Extract (Mentha Spicata), Xantham Gum, P-Anisic Acid

*Organic Ingredient / Highest-grade natural ingredients (100% natural, 82% organic), sourced wherever possible from family-owned, sustainable growers.

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MAHALO Rare Indigo Balm

The Rare Indigo Balm is amazing for skin irritations and redness. I love this for when my skin is dealing with breakout, redness, or dry skin due to harsh weather. It’s also great to use right after face masks to replenish and balance. The formula includes other glow-enhancing ingredients, as well, like vitamin C, acai and marula to help even skin tone, brighten, and encourage collagen production. The scent of this balm is also an experience in and of itself and is ideal to use right before bed for a calm, relaxed mind.

Key Ingredients: Rare Indigo, Hemp, Murumuru Butter, Babassu, Tsubaki Tea Seed Oil, Kukui, Acai and CoQ10

Best For: Skin Irritations like Rosacea, Dermatitis, Psoriasis, Brightening Dull Skin, and Smoothing Fine Lines, Anyone Who Wants A Scent Experience with their Balm!

Full Ingredientscannabis sativa (hemp)*, astrocaryum murumuru*, orbignya oleifera (babassu)*, sclerocarya birrea (marula), vitis vinifera (grape seed)*, camellia japonica (tsubaki tea seed)*, aleurites moloccans (kukui)*, euterpe oleracea (acai)*, proprietary infusion of organic herbs*, polygonum tinctorium (indigo), rosa damascena (rose otto)*, matricaria chamomilla*, achillea millefolium (yarrow)*, helichrysum italicum*, citrus aurantium var. bergamia (bergamot fcf)*, lavandula angustifolia (lavender)*, boswellia carteri (frankincense)*, abelmoschus moschatus (ambrette hibiscus), cananga odorata (ylang ylang)* ,ubiquinone (coenzyme Q10), daucus carota (carrot seed)*, tetrahexyldecyl ascorbate (vitamin C ester), non-gmo mixed tocopherols, vanilla planifolia, iris pallida

Hand blended in small batches by MAHALO Skin Care in Hawaii, USA
*clean ingredients: organic + local and/or wild harvested (when available)
^Bergamot fcf is free from bergapten, it has no photosensitizing effects

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May Lindstrom Blue Cocoon Beauty Balm Concentrate

May Lindstrom Blue Cocoon Beauty Balm

This Blue Cocoon Balm from May Lindstrom is another awesome organic balm for anyone dealing with irritated skin. It has a lovely scent to it and, like all May Lindstrom SKIN products, a bit of a chocolate vanilla hint to it among the floral and herbal notes. This blue-hued balm is ideal for acne prone skin or any skin types dealing with inflammation. I love using this balm when my skin is dealing with numerous breakouts or just feels inflamed. It smells incredible, sweet, floral, and sexy (weird as that sounds), and the potent plant ingredients are wonderful for healing skin from breakouts and other issues while offering skin hydration and evening out skin tone. It’s a brilliant nighttime skin treatment and the scent is said to help calm and clear your mind before bed.

Key Ingredients: Camellia, Blue Tansy, Marula, Yangu Oil, Raw Cacao Seed Butter, and Baobab oil

Best For: Acne Prone Skin, Skin Irritations, Healing Breakouts, Evening Skin Tone Out, Healing Skin, and Calming Your Mind Before Bed.

Full Ingredients: * Camellia Oleifera (Camellia) Seed Oil, *** Butyrospermun Parkii (Shea) Butter, *** Theobroma Cacao Seed Butter, *** Sclerocarya Birrea (Virgin Marula) Oil, Calodendrum Capense (Yangu) Oil, * Adansonia Digitata (Baobab) Oil, * Tanacetum Annuum (Blue Tansy) Oil, **Commiphora Myrrha (Myrrh) Oil, * Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, ** Boswellia Carteri (Frankincense) Oil, * Pelargonium Graveolens (Geranium Rose) Oil, * Vanilla Planifolia CO2 Total Essential Oil, Schisandra Sphenanthera CO2 Fruit Extract, * Helichrysum Italicum (Immortelle) Oil, Ravensara Aromatica Oil.

* Certified Organic
** Wild Harvested
*** Fair Trade, Raw & Unrefined

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Suti Purity Organic Balm

Suti Purity Organic Balm

Suti’s Purity Organic Balm is another great balm for hydrating skin. It’s super light and smells lovely. If you have a hard time keeping your skin hydrated, this one is a great choice. The jar might seem small, but you need the tiniest amount to hydrate your entire face and neck. It melts right into skin and keep skin calm, nourished, and clear. I love using this one in tandem with the Cleanse Organic Balm for great results any time of year. You can also use this on any other parts of the body that need extra hydration like chest, neck, elbows, knees, and breasts (can’t neglect the girls! 😉 )

Key Ingredients: Sunflower Seed Oil, Apricot Oil, Calendula and Lavender

Best For: Deeply Soothing Skin Hydration for All Skin Types

Full IngredientsButyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter*, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil*, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil*, Cera Alba (Beeswax)*, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil*, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract*, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil*, Tocopherol, Anthemis Nobilis (Roman Chamomile) Flower Oil*, Linalool**, Geraniol**, Limonene**.

* Certified Organic

** Naturally occurring in essential oils

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16 thoughts on “My Favorite Organic Balms

  1. May 25, 2016 at 4:58 AM

    Great line-up!!!
    Shame that so many products are so expensive…..

    1. May 25, 2016 at 2:29 PM

      thanks girl! That’s true – these are on the pricier side of things, but the quality is unparalleled which is why they’re my favorites. Also, I do tend to prefer luxury beauty products over bargain ones. That’s not to say there aren’t any good bargain ones because there are, but just not ones that make my current favorites list. If you want more affordable balms, I’m liking the Bless Balm from Leahlani so far (but only started using it, that’s why I didn’t include it here) and a long time favorite is a Healing Salve from Rainwater Botanicals (SUPER affordable) and I’ve loved it for years. even though it’s a salve, it’s basically a balm lol. just a thought 🙂 thanks for stopping by!

  2. May 25, 2016 at 7:38 AM

    Thanks for sharing, I have to admit I don’t have any balms (yet) in my bathroom cabinet 🙂

    1. May 25, 2016 at 2:30 PM

      of course 🙂 you must! balms are so great 🙂

  3. May 25, 2016 at 12:35 PM

    Love the Ursa Major Face “Balm”! I really would love to try the Mahalo and May Lindstrom balms at some point too because I keep hearing such great things about them! 🙂

    1. May 25, 2016 at 2:45 PM

      me too! It’s got a great consistency if you hate that “balm” feeling haha. Definitely try the Mahalo and ML balms – they are such an experience and work so well 🙂 The price is steep and I only purchase a few times a year, but definitely always happy I did and worth it 🙂

  4. May 29, 2016 at 2:13 AM

    Most of the ingredients look so awesome and clean, Thanks for showing them to us.

    1. May 31, 2016 at 8:29 AM

      absolutely. They are definitely great balms and so useful for so many things! thanks for visiting 🙂

  5. May 30, 2016 at 5:42 PM

    Thanks for linking up to Top of the World Style

  6. Linda Manns Linneman
    May 31, 2016 at 2:14 PM

    These all sound like great products. I would really love to try the Suti Cleanse Organic Balm. Thank you so much for sharing these great products

    1. June 2, 2016 at 7:25 AM

      they’re all awesome – Suti Cleanse Balm is definitely my favorite cleansing balm . it does such a great job!

  7. seem
    June 2, 2016 at 7:42 PM

    i love balm.. these products sounds great

    1. June 7, 2016 at 8:34 AM

      me too! hope you try them out – you will love! ♥

  8. June 28, 2016 at 10:27 PM

    I have never tried any balms and will need to check it out.

    Thank you for being a part of TBT Fashion link up and hope to see you soon!


    1. June 30, 2016 at 1:19 PM

      balms are so amazing – they can have a wonderful effect on skin hydration, softness, and heal everything from acne to redness, inflammation, and pigmentation. I love them!

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