6 Reasons organic skin care products are better and healthier
Your skin is the largest living, breathing organ in your body. Up to 60% of what you put on your skin is absorbed into your bloodstream, which is then spread throughout your body. But if you know what toxins inorganic skin care products contain, you’ll think twice before using it. So it’s no surprise that more and more people are switching to organic skin care products. If you’re still using non – organic products, it’s time to reconsider. Read on to learn 7 benefits of organic skin care products and how they can be good for you.
1. Inorganic skin care products contain harmful ingredients
Pick up a bottle of any inorganic skin care product and read the label of its ingredients. How many ingredients can you recognize? Inorganic skin care products contain synthetic, man-made chemicals such as sodium laurel, mineral oil, laureth sulfate, and toxins that may be pesticide residues. Studies have also found that they may contain mineral oils, petroleum, parabens, and other chemicals, which with prolonged use can cause skin irritation, hormone imbalance, organ toxicity and even cancer.
2. Organic skin care products made with natural ingredients
Now read the ingredients label of any organic skin care product. You’ll probably recognize most, if not all, of the items there. Certified organic products are derived from plants and other naturally occurring ingredients. More importantly, those organic ingredients are grown without the use of pesticides, herbicides, synthetic fertilizers, genetically modified organisms (GMOs), and other additives or chemicals. With it, you can be sure that your skin and body absorb only genuine, natural ingredients that are not harmful.
3. Organic skin care prevents premature aging
Organic skin care products are formulated with powerful bio-active ingredients that act at the cellular level and help slow down the aging process. Unlike regular skin care, organic products do not provide temporary greasiness, but benefit the skin in the long run.
4. Organic products are non-allergenic
Without harsh chemicals, organic skin care products are less likely to cause allergies, inflammation or irritation. If the use of organic products causes an allergic reaction, it will most likely be caused by a natural ingredient (such as peanuts or strawberries) that will be easy to identify.
5. Organic skin care products work better
Organically grown plants have higher levels of important antioxidant vitamins than inorganic plants. Because they’re grown without herbicides and pesticides, their organic ingredients are also free of that pollution, meaning for your skin and body alike.
6. You’re Helping Preserve the Environment
Organic products are naturally grown ingredients that are free of toxic pesticides and fertilizers, they do not leave a harmful footprint on the planet, particularly on soil, water and air. By using organic products, you are helping to reduce your environmental impact and support the sustainability of our environment.
Organic beauty may be more mainstream now, but we are always ready to take expert tips. These inspiring organic beauty expert Instagram accounts are must follows:
Follow if you love: Beauty with a social mission
Activists Alexis Krauss and Jessica Assaf are on a mission to transform the face of the beauty industry. Through action and advocacy, these game-changers are helping to create more ethical standards and promoting safe, clean, and affordable products.
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This amazingly curated beauty line is the definition of flawless. Drawing inspiration from everything from kitten paw pads to a glimmering ocean to a shimmering white horse on beige sand (just a few of the things that appear on their feed), Glossier’s palette of products consists of nude shades and glossy highlighters to amp up radiance. They have a knack for making their followers covet everything they release. And it’s all cruelty-free.
Love how this green beauty blogger brings the glam and isn’t afraid to call out toxic products.
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