Posted on May 24, 2010 | Comments 0
We should treat our bodies the best we can to live long, healthy lives. It’s never too late to start living healthy; it just takes a conscious decision to be more aware and knowledgeable in how we treat ourselves.
The first step is to be mindful of what we put into our body; this means taking time to investigate the products we use. For women, this also involves being aware of the makeup we use regularly.
The market is full of many types of beauty products to lure women; some label them as anti aging and other tricky marketing ads for women to buy them.
But they don’t work and are in fact filled with many chemicals that make their way to the bloodstream and eventually into our body parts.
These toxic chemicals have many side effects including skin cancer. This is where organic cosmetics come in. They are the latest craze in the market today because of their numerous health benefits.
Organic cosmetics are the new alternative to looking great inside and out. These types of cosmetics are what we should be using in our daily lives, and have several benefits we can enjoy:
1. Organic cosmetics make use of only 100% all natural ingredients that are derived from plant and flower sources. No harmful carcinogens, fillers, and other toxins are involved in creating organic cosmetics that can enter your system through tiny molecules, and build up to harm you in the long run.
2. Organic cosmetics are good for the environment in two ways: during their production they do not use chemicals that harm the environment; and when you are done with them, disposing of them won’t cause harm or add pollutants.
Because they are made from all-natural sources, organic cosmetics are biodegradable and easy to dispose of.
3. By choosing to use organic cosmetics, you are also saving the lives of many animals. Traditional cosmetic manufacturers often test their products on animals, harming ad killing many of them. Organic cosmetics are good for the environment and is kind to animals as they do not require animal testing; they are completely safe.
4. Organic cosmetics contain ingredients that are very good for your skin. They do not clog your pores or contain irritants that can cause you to break out or develop skin irritations such as pimples, blackheads and white heads. You also don’t have to worry about developing dry or oily skin, because everything is created to gently beautify you.
When shopping for organic cosmetics, make sure to do your research and read the labels carefully. Many cosmetic brands will do anything to make you buy their products, and even go as far as saying their products are organic but actually combine these with many artificial and synthetic ingredients that can still be harmful to you.
Organic cosmetics can also be certified by a third party, so look out for products with these labels. Being certified by an authority in organic products will help you make sure what you purchase is authentically organic and 100% safe for you.
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