Organic, natural and botanical products

Research tells us that women average 2 kg of chemical products applied to the skin to absorb each year. If you decide to take note of this fact, it is true that there are increasingly concerned that we put in our face and body. If our skin "eats" 60% of the ingredients of creams, we're asking the right if all these ingredients are good for us.

Just as people can not import them what happens in your body and control towards organic foods, the same has happened with organic skin care, unless the legislation is not as strict as with food.
A product that is certified as organic must be at least 95% organic ingredients. A product that is certified organic ingredients that contain at least 70% of these ingredients are organic origin, ie must be free of herbicides and pesticides during cultivation. However, outside of the certification which are gray areas.

Some products may claim only 1% of organic ingredients, organic origin. Or that contain parabens (synthetic preservatives), petrochemicals, and genetically modified ingredients. Moreover, there are some products on this date 70% organic ingredients, but why not do or certified by the cost and bureaucracy for certification of the application. Regulators can not confirm some of the ingredients as to verify the process can not be compelled to reach its final state. These include water, glycerin, and wild plants.

For example, an organic body lotion that contains mostly water, but can not reach the level of glycerol 70% organic ingredients for this application. In the field of aromatherapy, many of the essential oils I use myself as a non-organic, but does not mean they are not pure. Most medical graduates retailers use aromatherapy suppliers they can trust to keep carefully with minimal or no pesticide use as much as possible.

Whether the organic skin care products to work for you depends on your skin type and expectations. A truly organic cream is not that technologically advanced ingredients. For example, if you want serious anti-aging is not likely to find himself in a burning performance of an organic cream scientific basis. This varies from person to person, and like products not organic skin care, should have to find the product working.

An alternative to organic farming and "green" products are natural, botanical and aromatherapy. The term "natural" is difficult to define, as some products such as petrochemicals are derived from nature, but are chemically modified. A truly natural products containing ingredients produced in nature and beneficial to the skin. Natural areas of long-standing reputation are Weleda and Dr. Hauschka. A herbal and botanical products based on ingredients of herbs and plants.

Truly natural botanical products and aromatherapy is - avoiding some ingredients - such as organic products. These include SLS (sodium lauryl sulfate), SLES (sodium sulfate LAURETH), aluminum, formaldehyde, urea and parabens diazolidinil:

SLS and SLES are surfactants is that foam when wet, and often included in shampoos, cleansers, shower gels. In fact, it is very difficult in these products to see if more is not without SLS or SLES as an ingredient. Unfortunately, they can cause irritation and dryness of the skin.
Diazolidinilo urea is a preservative that can cause a series of reactions, including joint pain and headaches.
Formaldehyde is a preservative that is banned in Japan and Sweden.
Contain a series of parabens preservatives in the end, all the parabens (eg Methylparaben). A little-parabens is not harmful to us, but unfortunately they are in abundance in many products that require a very long lifetime has a lot of them.

I crawled inside and outside the organic market in recent years, disappointed sometimes euphoric, sometimes. The results are so different. Recently I used to leave an organic shampoo without SLS or SLES, but somehow managed to hold my hair feeling like strands of straw, was back to the plants for me.

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