We all want glowing skin, a fresh look and effortless beauty. Underlying this we want an ace brand we love & trust to supply us with low tox beauty products that are good for us and not disrupting our hormones. Word. So does this exist or is a figment of our imagination? Here are my 5 top beauty care products that tick all the boxes and some!
Why Chem free is important
Your skin is the largest organ of the body and anything that touches it is absorbed into it (well except maybe not that guy you just brushed past in the coffee shop!). These chemicals can then act as hormonal disruptors causing PMS and estrogen/progesterone imbalances, guys these chemicals can even skew your thyroid. Damn nasties! So we want more natural, chemical free, skin loving options for our skin and less harsh, toxic products that are doing us no good. What so ever. Nada.
Top 5 Chem Free Beauty Products
This brand encapsulates everything you want from a natural skin care brand, it's natural (so natural you can eat it), beautiful to use and well priced.
Herbs meet beauty in these beautifully crafted blends perfect for all skin types and conditions. And did I mention they are organic! There is nothing better as a naturopath then seeing herbs being used and used so right in skin care. Juniper are spot on in their formulations, using the right herb for the right skin type every time. Perfect for those with troublesome skin who have tried all the harsh brands and have had no luck. Special mention goes to their sensitive moisturising lotion.
3. Jojoba oil
A standard in my daily routine. Did you know jojoba mimics our skins natural sebum (those oils on the top layer of your skin) and balances out oily/dry skin. A small amount rubbed between your hands and applied on a clean face at the end of the night will leave your skin feeling plump, refreshed and your complexion glowing by morning. It can also be used as a hair treatment, using a small amount on your ends the night before you are due for a wash and as a cuticle treatment when those hands need pampering.
I just love castile soap. Really! It has uses in the kitchen, bathroom and in your beauty routine. Compared to regular soap it does not dry out your skin so it may be used as a hand wash, body wash, face wash (every other night) and if you want to get crafty it also makes there super nourishing face wipes. Why do I like it so much? Because it is made out of 3 ingredients water, oil, glycerine, that's it. An absolute winner at under $20 a litre.
5. Ere Perez
With beauty care comes a little sparkle and shine. Add some brightness to your cheeks and freshen up those lashes without chemicals. Ere Perez specialise in creating make up that looks good on and is made from natural ingredients. Special mention goes to their arnica concealer which offers coverage and repair all in one. So if you are covering over a nasty pimple that popped up over night this concealer has got you covered.
Other brands I recommend:
- Happy Skin care
- Zen Botanicals
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Jennifer Ward, Adv Dip Nat, BCom Econ
Jennifer is a leading Naturopath trained in herbal medicine, nutritional medicine and health coaching. Consultations available by appointment at www.jenniferward.com.au.
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