With the advancement technology and the craze of social media, it’s no surprise that we are becoming more knowledgeable and more aware about the kinds of products we use in our skincare routine. Consumers are paying more attention to the ingredients in their moisturizer and producers are finding alternatives to the chemicals they used to use in the old days. The skin is our largest organ and absorbs close to 70% of anything that it is exposed to. The skins’ natural properties determine its type and its sensitivities. Harsh chemicals and ingredients in skin care products can severely alter those properties and cause ailments that nobody wants.
As time goes on, more and more people are detoxing their medicine cabinet and switching to all-natural products that are free of parabens and sulfates. But there still is hesitation. It’s like that old saying “If it isn’t broken, don’t fix it.” The products you’re using right now that aren’t natural could be working just fine; but it isn’t about today, it’s about tomorrow. In the long run, those unnatural products filled with artificial ingredients could cause your skin’s natural barrier to deteriorate. The older you get, the more sensitive your skin gets and the harder it will be to take care of. Luckily, there no better time than the present. To get started, here is a quick list of the ingredients to AVOID:
You can also click here to read our blog post about toxic beauty ingredients to avoid.
Replacing all of your skincare products can sound overwhelming, which is why you don’t have to do it all at once. Start with your moisturizer and slowly work your way to a chemical free – and cruelty free – routine. Take your time to find the skincare that works for your skin. When looking for natural skincare products, here are some things to look out for on the label:
Carefully formulated with natural ingredients
Once you develop a natural skincare routine, a natural lifestyle would gracefully follow. Besides ensuring that your skin stays healthy and youthful for as long as possible, using natural skin care products simply gives you peace of mind. The problem with the standard skin care products is that they can use any product they want to make the products that they want. Buying all-natural takes care of that headache and reassures you that what you are putting on your skin, or in your body, is good for you.
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