For most women, makeup isn’t a mask: it’s an essential part of everyday life, something that beautifies the face as well as the general attitude. From ladies who love to get artsy with eye makeup to those who simply need some lip gloss and mascara to face the day, makeup isn’t something most are willing to give up. But as more natural beauty products hit the market, women are left wondering what’s so dangerous about their conventional beauty products. Should they should stop wearing makeup or switch to something more natural? Well, no, you don’t have to stop wearing makeup at all. In fact, we’ve come up with five reasons why you should use organic skincare and beauty products, along with five natural items you may not know about.
Beauty products that you’re probably used to rely on a long list of chemicals and petroleum-based ingredients. Due to the extensive mining required to produce some of the harsh substances in makeup —like aluminum and petroleum — there is a profound effect on the areas with such resources. Acres of land and essential wildlife in places Amazon Rainforest, for example, are destroyed for the sake of many common personal care products — like antiperspirants.
One to try: Schmidt’s Ylang-Ylang + Calendula Deodorant
2. Nutrients aplenty
While the general rule for eating whole foods is, If you can’t pronounce it, don’t eat it, the same can apply to beauty products. They also say, if you can’t eat it, don’t use it on your body! Instead, go for products with nutrients like cocoa butter and nutrient-rich oils.
3. Chemical free = A healthy body
Products that use harsh chemicals can be irritable on your skin or cause allergic reactions, but worse than that, they can poison your endocrine system. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, two of the most common substances in conventional makeup — parabens and phthalates — have been linked to cancer as well as type-II diabetes. But go natural, and you’ll look good AND feel good because you’re healthy.
One to try: Dr. Hauschka Eyeliner Duo
4. Natural is gentler
Of course, once you’re rid of products with no harsh chemicals, you’re naturally already being kinder to your skin. But did you know that an organic product means your skin should be more naturally moisturized and not looking so dry, dull, and cracked?
One to try: Dr. Hauschka Rouge Powder
5. Helps prevent premature aging
Many natural skincare products contain some level of sun protection. Since your face is so vulnerable to UV-related aging, it’s important to choose a beauty product with minerals and vitamins that can enrich and protect your skin, leaving you with a glow instead of a wrinkle.
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- The Organaca Team