Did you know that beauty products are like food to our skin? When you apply the product your skin absorbs it right into your bloodstream. So yes it’s common sense that you want to feed it with good products!
Unfortunately most products contain harmful toxins and some are cancer related. Even the more expensive brands and brands that advertise with “natural ingredients” might mislead you with their advertisements! The companies say the doses are small enough not to be harmful, but come on; we use these products every day!
I read that the average women in the US uses twelve personal care products every day (men 6) And that there’s about 12 chemicals in each product.. Do the math! Ugh…:(
What can you do? Inform yourself and make smart and conscious choices. Start reading labels, is an ingredient hard to pronounce? It’s very likely a chemical! Google the main ingredients, do some research. Go for all natural products!
Just like with food I’ve replaced most of my “processed” beauty products with great products that are natural and some even organic. I use “Out of Arica” body lotion, “A la maison” body shower gel,”Josie Maran argan” daily moisturizer and Tom’s toothpaste and deodorant.
It might be a bit overwhelming to replace the products that you are used to, so just start with one thing. I suggest to start with what you use most of
For more info and a list of ingredients to avoid: