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Certified Organic Skin Care

Are organic products more ethical than their non-organic counterparts?

Most certainly.  It has to be more ethical if you are not killing bees with pesticides and ruining the soil with fertilizers. No organic products can contain growth promoting hormones either which are bad not only for the animals but for us to in the long run as we get a build-up of these trace…

What is the difference between ‘organic’ and ‘natural’ skincare?

This is a question we get asked a lot . An apple, or carrot is natural and has not been man-made or synthesized. However, in the growing process it may have been sprayed with chemicals to keep off bugs and fed with chemical fertilisers to increase yield An organic apple or carrot has had NO…

Why should I pay more for certified organic skin products?

Sadly, it DOES cost more to product organic food and raw ingredients.  It is not a case of the manufacturer being greedy. Firstly, if converting to organic from a previously non-organic farm or field, it can take a few years of soil testing until the certifying organisation passes it as organic.  Not only are organic…

What should I look for to be sure a product is genuinely organic?

Firstly, look for organic certification. Unfortunately, in the UK and many other countries there are no regulations about the way manufacturers can label their products with the words ‘natural’ and ‘organic’.  This means a product may have only 1% organic ingredients and be laden with harmful chemicals and preservatives but still have an organic label…

Organic Skincare That Works

Firstly, genuinely organic skincare works far better than non-organic as it is more readily absorbed into the skin, than formulations that are predominantly made up of man-made chemicals.  Your skin and body ‘recognise’ the natural goodness and react – almost saying, ‘Yes please, we like this!”  However, some companies do think ‘organic first, efficacy later’…

Organic Skincare versus Non-Organic Skincare

Organic Skincare Benefits What are the benefits to you and your skin and the world of using Organic Skin Care Products as against traditional products? Firstly, you are avoiding all the harmful chemicals that penetrate into your system through the skin.  You know how well skin patches work – well skin products penetrate the skin…

What’s The Fuss About Clean Living And Clean Beauty?

Hello my lovelies!  We are celebrating Organic September, Clean Living and Clean Beauty this month.  Clean Living is the ‘buzz word’ of the moment – so I thought I should write about it. Clean Living is very similar to Organic eating with the exception of cutting out gluten (more about this later!).  Essentially it’s about…

Why Organic and Natural?

The skin is the largest organ in the body and what you put on it is absorbed into your system. If you have changed to organic eating habits, or just like to eat healthy food you might be wondering about an organic and natural solution for skin care. Using organic skincare can be compared with…