How to shop for non-toxic beauty products
Non-toxic beauty products are becoming increasingly popular as people become more aware of the potential harm that certain chemicals can have on our bodies. Here’s how to shop for beauty products that are non-toxic.
Parabens, phthalates, sulfates, and synthetic fragrances – common ingredients in many mainstream beauty products – have been linked to a variety of health problems. More people are becoming aware of the potential harm that certain chemicals can have on our bodies.
When it comes to beauty products, the skin is the largest organ in our body and is capable of absorbing up to 60% of what we put on it. Therefore, it is important to choose products that are free from harmful chemicals that can lead to health problems down the line. In this blog post, we will discuss some tips for shopping for non-toxic beauty products.
Read the Labels
The first step in shopping for non-toxic beauty products is to read the labels. Look for products that are free from parabens, phthalates, sulfates, and synthetic fragrances. These chemicals are known to be harmful and have been linked to a variety of health problems including cancer, hormone disruption, and reproductive issues.
Choose Natural Ingredients
Look for products that contain natural ingredients such as plant extracts, essential oils, and vitamins. Natural ingredients are gentle on the skin and are less likely to cause irritation or allergic reactions. Additionally, natural ingredients are often more effective than their synthetic counterparts.
Research the Brand
Do your research and choose brands that are committed to using non-toxic ingredients. Look for brands that have a good reputation and use third-party testing to ensure the safety of their products. Avoid brands that use vague terms like “fragrance” on their labels as this can indicate the presence of synthetic fragrances.
Check Online Reviews
Check online reviews to see what other customers are saying about the products you are interested in. Look for reviews from people with similar skin types to yours to get a better idea of how the product will work for you. Additionally, look for reviews that mention the quality and effectiveness of the product.
Start with a Few Products
If you are new to non-toxic beauty products, it can be overwhelming to try to replace all of your current products at once. Start with a few products and gradually replace others as you run out. Focus on products that you use most frequently such as your cleanser, moisturizer, and sunscreen.
In conclusion, shopping for non-toxic beauty products can seem overwhelming at first, but with a little bit of research and effort, it is possible to find products that are safe and effective. Remember to read the labels, choose natural ingredients, research the brand, check online reviews, and start with a few products. By making these small changes, you can protect your skin and overall health in the long run.
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Meet Cassie Orozco
Cassie Orozco keeps a close eye on what she puts on her skin and the beauty products she uses. Through trial and error, she has learned that non-toxic beauty products contain natural ingredients such as plant extracts, essential oils, and vitamins that are gentle on the skin and effective in promoting healthy skin.
“I watched documentaries and have done supplemental research concerning the chemicals that are put into our food.,” Cassie says. “While I was looking into this, I learned that there are chemicals in the products we use on our bodies as well. These chemicals have the potential to cause skin irritation, infertility, and cancer to name a few. It is important to me to limit exposure to these chemicals by using non-toxic products in my skincare and makeup.”
Cassie relies on the app, Yuka, which has been extremely helpful to find non-toxic products available. With Yuka, you can scan the barcode of food items and beauty products and get an instant score on the non-toxic nature of the ingredients. If a product is not so good, Yuka will recommend alternate products that are less toxic and might be better choices. Find it on the Apple App Store or Google Play and install it today!
How to shop for non-toxic beauty products
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