The Benefits of Organic Makeup

The Benefits of Organic Makeup

1. Eco Friendly

Many modern-day beauty products utilise an assortment of petroleum-based ingredients and usually rely on a variety of chemicals and other compounds in the production process to produce the finished product.  

These compounds are typically harsh substances, like the aforementioned petroleum and other compounds such as aluminium and lead through mining, many of these substances are sourced in some of the world’s most beautiful and sensitive areas, which has a huge impact on wildlife and the environment.

In fact, one of the most common personal care products of all – antiperspirants – utilize aluminum in its production process, even though research has clearly tied aluminum to Breast Cancer and Alzheimer’s disease. Choosing aluminum-free deodorant is perhaps one of the best ways to prevent exposure to this dangerous compound and help the environment.

2. No Harsh Chemicals

Modern – day cosmetics may have short term benefits in application and outcome, but are often very harsh on skin and may promote irritation or allergic reactions in sensitive individuals.  

Many of the chemicals used in non-organic makeup are destructive and poisonous to the endocrine system. Parabens and phthalates are two common examples of substances used extensively in cosmetics. Both of these compounds have been linked to cancer and type II diabetes, and the Environmental Protection Agency warns against exposure to these chemicals.

3. Natural Fragrance

The sense of smell will usually help determine a product’s worthiness in the minds of consumers. Scents in the majority of Modern-day beauty products consist of a mixture of chemicals designed to appeal to this sense, these chemicals can be inhaled throughout the day by consumers who wear them.

These Man-made aromas expose the body to a number of toxic effects, and some research has linked them to cancer, nervous system disorders, allergies, and birth defects.

When choosing beauty products, always make sure that the scents used are derived from 100% natural ingredients.  

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