Monday, April 29, 2013

Learn About Organic Makeup and Cosmetics

When shopping for organic makeup, you are probably wondering why you should buy organic, and if all organic products are the same. Often times, people choose to use organic cosmetics based on personal preferences and what they are hoping to gain by switching to all natural products.

Not all organic makeup is the same, but if you read the label carefully, you can easily find out how they differ. You might see "Certified Organic" on some labels; this simply means that the makeup has adhered to strict standards for organic products to earn the certified label. It does not mean that other organic products do not use the same standards or quality. It simply indicates that the non-certified brands have not yet pursued official certification.

Also, remember to be labeled "Organic" a manufacturer needs to use only 70% organic ingredients, so read the label carefully to ensure that the ingredients that are important to you are natural. Don't be fooled by a label stating a product is all natural or organic as a selling point. Read labels, and be sure your organic makeup does not contain chemicals or artificial ingredients.

Many people prefer organic beauty products because they are all natural and chemical free. Many non-organic products use chemicals that are known to be irritating to the skin, and possibly toxic. Some people find when they switch to organic makeup, skin problems - such as eczema - begin to clear up. Also, your skin absorbs products put on it, so anything considered toxic may over time actually harm you. Some powders or mists can be inhaled during makeup application and if the product contains toxins or irritants, you will be inhaling them. This could cause damage and may even be a concern for those with allergies or asthma.

Organic cosmetics can make your skin look and feel better. It can also help you avoid harsh chemicals that may prove dangerous, but it is important to remember to read labels. Don't get tricked by labeling. Your organic beauty products should ideally be all natural and chemical free. That way you can enjoy the benefits of organic makeup from the inside out!