Why Choose All-natural Cosmetic Products

Why Choose All-natural Cosmetic Products
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There’s a lot of talk today about organic and all-natural products. Organic foods and clean eating are often the first things people think of when going all-natural, but there are plenty of other natural products on the market today.

Clothing, household cleaners, and beauty products are other areas where making the switch to natural can reap amazing benefits to your health and well-being.

You might not think that switching to natural cosmetic products can have much of an impact, but when it comes to the good health of your body, they really can make a difference.

Are bad chemicals lurking in your beauty products?

Anything that you apply to your skin can get absorbed into the deeper layers and into your bloodstream. This is troublesome when you consider that there are several ingredients that can can cause skin irritation or major problems with the endocrine (hormone) system. Start reading labels and check for these ingredients that should be avoided:

  • Propylene glycol – the same ingredient in anti-freeze, is used to keep cosmetics soft at room temperatures
  • Formaldehyde – a preservative, added so that cosmetics can sit in storage for years, increasing profits for manufacturers
  • Sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS) and Sodium laureth sulfate (SLES) – inexpensive foaming agents often used in soaps and even toothpaste
  • Triloscan – a synthetically produced anti-microbial
  • Phthalates – commonly used solvent in fragrances
  • Synthetic colors and fragrances – usually the main cause of irritation and allergic reactions. Sensitivities can build up due to repeated exposure

All-natural cosmetic products are free from these additives and other ingredients that can cause skin irritation and put the body at risk from other complications. The best reason to use pure, natural ingredients is for the safety of your body, brain, and blood.

Healthy living means more than just hitting the gym and eating clean. It means avoiding synthetic products and using those that are kinder to you and to the planet. Botanical and natural beauty products are another step along the path to living well and being healthier.


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91 thoughts on “Why Choose All-natural Cosmetic Products”

  • Diane Baum
    by Diane Baum

    Made me think more things I took for granted-that all products in cosmetics would be good for you

    • Shawn Wheeler
      by Shawn Wheeler

      Like many other people I know, I was never concerned with the ingredients I was putting on my face. Only recently have I been seriously paying attention. I read the labels now and I won't purchase makeup that has anything but natural ingredients. I am grateful to the companies who have showed concern by changing their way of manufacturing their products. Thank you.

  • Donna Mains
    by Donna Mains

    Very Interesting Thanks for the info

  • Robert Hogan
    by Robert Hogan

    Interesting article I'll share with my partner

  • Philip Lawrence
    by Philip Lawrence

    The bad chemicals that are lurking in non organic cosmetic products worries me the most.

  • Jennifer
    by Jennifer

    As a mother of 3 i want to be able to trust the brands i use with my little ones. Their skin and health is very important to me, so we try our best to read the ingredients on every label before purchasing.

  • Bridget Calfee
    by Bridget Calfee

    Thank you for the information, it was very interesting

  • Nora Hamlin
    by Nora Hamlin

    Good to know. Interesting information.

  • beth shepherd
    by beth shepherd

    This is just what I was looking for. THank you!

  • Teana
    by Teana

    Thanks for the info!

  • Carol LuBien
    by Carol LuBien

    Would love to try this!

  • Irena
    by Irena

    I am trying to use only all-natural cosmetic products

  • Deb E
    by Deb E

    I threw away a lot of my old cosmetics and am vowing to just buy natural-made skin care items now.

  • Sonia
    by Sonia

    I choose natural products for health reasons.

  • Michele McDonnell
    by Michele McDonnell

    Great information. Thank you for the eye opener when it comes to buying beauty products or cosmetics for our bodies.

  • veronica sandberg
    by veronica sandberg

    I love natural products. It is better for me and the environment.

  • Amanda Ripsam
    by Amanda Ripsam

    I love natural products because it's better for family's

  • Karen Schymanski
    by Karen Schymanski

    good article - it's so worth it to find products that are made with natural ingredients.

  • Sam
    by Sam

    Wow. That is definitely good to know and very interesting.

  • Young M
    by Young M

    Didn't realize all those chemicals were in cosmetics. Thanks for the tips!

  • Donna Dennis
    by Donna Dennis

    This is good information. I will definitely use it when buying cosmetics and skincare.

  • Dawn Williams
    by Dawn Williams

    Thank you for sharing always good to know everything possible when it comes to your health and others

  • Cheryl J
    by Cheryl J

    Our health is our greatest gift, so important we take care of it.

  • Lance Wilshusen
    by Lance Wilshusen

    Already doing the organic foods, time to switch out the cleaning products.

  • Heather Hebron
    by Heather Hebron

    great news

  • danny briggs
    by danny briggs

    thanks

  • Sabrina Zehner
    by Sabrina Zehner

    All natural is always a good thing. So nice to have options to not be forced to use so many chemicals.

  • Paul Gardner
    by Paul Gardner

    This is something my wife would be interested in

  • Kevin Linkie
    by Kevin Linkie

    I recently moved into a new place and broke out in hives from head to toe that lasted a week and were extremely itchy. I have a feeling they used a chemical of some sort that caused my hives when they cleaned the house.

  • James Stringham
    by James Stringham

    It's amazing how many "wonderful new chemicals" (triclosan, glyphosate, DDT) are approved for use, but turns out we're all used as guinea pigs.

  • Heather M
    by Heather M

    Interesting article, really emphasizes the benefits of natural vs man made.

  • Lanie
    by Lanie

    I am always down for natural products and use them whenever possible. I look for cosmetics and toiletries that are natural or organic.

  • Dolores Miranda
    by Dolores Miranda

    This is great!I have been looking into more natural cosmetics and this is great!

  • Rachel Mertz
    by Rachel Mertz

    I can smell the delicious aromas just thinking of this!

  • Sheila F
    by Sheila F

    Love that they are All-natural cosmetic products free from the additives and ingredients that often cause skin isssues🌱

  • Rosanne
    by Rosanne

    We put all those chemicals on our skin to stay young looking but we wouldn't dream of eating or drinking those chemicals. Go natural .

  • Maria B
    by Maria B

    My friend loves essential oils and tries to get me in on it. Thank you for the info.

  • Christel Elliott
    by Christel Elliott

    Great info here!

  • lydia goodman
    by lydia goodman

    Great info, I am trying to switch over to natural products as much as possible

  • MargaretAnn Rice
    by MargaretAnn Rice

    I need to pay closer attention to what I put on and in my body -- never too late to change.

  • Jamie Martin
    by Jamie Martin

    Thanks in advance for your tips!

  • Amy Smeltzer
    by Amy Smeltzer

    I need to start using only natural products.

  • MD Kennedy
    by MD Kennedy

    I think "all natural" products are a great option for some people. But if you have a medically-determined skin condition you may need to be careful, and may have to use a prescribed man-made treatment.

  • paula burnham
    by paula burnham

    Would love to try, never really thought about the harm it could do

  • Laura Lanza
    by Laura Lanza

    better for your skin if it's sensitive

  • Carla W.
    by Carla W.

    Interesting info. Thank you for sharing it.

  • Tracy Davis
    by Tracy Davis

    Great information! Love this!

  • Scott Lowery
    by Scott Lowery

    Natural is almost always better!

  • Catherine Lewis
    by Catherine Lewis

    I have always tried to use all natural products, but two of the ones I like best are not.

  • Randy Clendenin
    by Randy Clendenin

    You don't know what is in cosmetics unless you actually read and understand what the ingredients are - NATURAL ingredients are easy, and you don't have to ask a Chemical Engineer what this is! Go NATURAL.

  • Kathy Lane
    by Kathy Lane

    I don't wear a lot of makeup due the skin irritation that it causes. I need to check into natural makeup now.

  • marlene a harris
    by marlene a harris

    I THINK NATURAL IS TYHE WAY TO GO

  • Sarah
    by Sarah

    I've been increasingly concerned about my cleaning products and cosmetics but it seems difficult to make a complete switch when it comes to make up. Natural seems to either come at a hefty price or not work very well... Or both.

  • dianna L kingsley
    by dianna L kingsley

    ty for information

  • Catherine Lewis
    by Catherine Lewis

    I have been trying to switch over to all natural products, but the prices are high and I live on SS.

  • Aubrey Scott Daniels
    by Aubrey Scott Daniels

    Great information thanks for sharing

  • David McCormick
    by David McCormick

    I wish they had more options for men with natural products!

  • Diana Haggerty
    by Diana Haggerty

    Great information!!Ty

  • Jennifer Gulley
    by Jennifer Gulley

    Good read! Thanks.

  • Sandy Reis
    by Sandy Reis

    Thank you for all the information.

  • Kimberly Callaway
    by Kimberly Callaway

    Omg wow, this really made me think about what I am applying to my face and body everyday and how bad it is for me. I have thought about going all natural for awhile now and after reading this I def am! Thank you for this article.

  • Kay Z
    by Kay Z

    Glad that more information is coming out about the ingredients in beauty products

  • Jeanne Coulombe
    by Jeanne Coulombe

    Great information I use all natural makeup cause I also have Celiac disease and for me if there is any wheat products in the makeup I break out with such a rash.

  • AbbyW
    by AbbyW

    Eye opening information!

  • Sarah
    by Sarah

    Good to know! Thanks!

  • Kathy Hanley
    by Kathy Hanley

    I started reading labels a couple of years ago. It's such a shame that we have to pay so much money for cosmetics with natural ingredients!

  • Tammy Burden
    by Tammy Burden

    Absolutely love essential oils, these look so good!

  • Lila Elara
    by Lila Elara

    You know I actually started to see my face not get red after switching to all natural products so I believe it !

  • sharon miskiv
    by sharon miskiv

    informative and makes you think twice before purchasing skin care! Read the ingredients and become mindful.

  • Nicholas Miller
    by Nicholas Miller

    wow nice

  • susan a.
    by susan a.

    Trying to eliminate as much chemical from my life

  • Tena
    by Tena

    There are some amazing companies working tirelessly to make healthy beauty products that arent toxic. I was just telling my partner I needed to revamp by makeup collection because its old and not healthy anymore.

  • Brigitte Bauman
    by Brigitte Bauman

    I enjoyed reading your blog. Thanks for sharing this valuable information.

  • Mary W
    by Mary W

    What's wrong with having an antimicrobial ingredient in products? It's there to keep items from spoiling so we don't get sick or die!

    • Utama Spice
      by Utama Spice

      Many of the artificial anti-microbials and preservatives are added to prolong shelf-life, so manufactures and retailers can keep products in storage for years after manufacturing to increase profits. If you use natural ingredients that already have natural anti-microbial properties (e.g. coconut oil rather than cheep synthetic oils) then these additives are not needed. The question is do you want to put a natural plant-based oil on your skin, versus a synthetic oil than needs added chemicals to stay safe longer. This needs to be a personal decision, since there is lots of conflicting evidence and opinion on whether these are equal options in terms of safety and results. But we strongly and absolutely believe the natural option is the better one.

  • Adriana
    by Adriana

    Nice article,enjoyed reading it.

  • LCKM
    by LCKM

    I definitely feel more comfortable with natural bath and beauty products

  • leslie medina
    by leslie medina

    very good info thank you

  • Ed
    by Ed

    Formaldehyde???

  • Blaire
    by Blaire

    Can’t wait to try this!

  • Jerry Adams
    by Jerry Adams

    Because you know exactly what your putting on your face.

  • Melissa Lynn
    by Melissa Lynn

    I love that they're free from additives

  • Brenda Elsner
    by Brenda Elsner

    Very interesting!! Lots of info I didn't know. Thanks!

  • Christina moore
    by Christina moore

    Very helpful, thank you

  • Cheryl
    by Cheryl

    Natural is good

  • keith kuhnke
    by keith kuhnke

    Sounds like its worth a try

  • vivian
    by vivian

    great info ty.

  • Buddy Garrett
    by Buddy Garrett

    We are concerned about the chemicals in makeup. Natural makeup sounds great.

  • Dreama
    by Dreama

    I love using all natural cleaning products! I try to stay away from too many chemicals.

  • Lindsay Henige
    by Lindsay Henige

    Love all natural!

  • Debbie Anderson
    by Debbie Anderson

    Now that I'm more informed on what to watch out for on ingredient lists, I'm appalled at the amount of crap I've been putting on my skin!

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