Organic Skin Care
Today, many people are choosing organic skin care products and food items as opposed to items that have been treated with chemicals. For something to be certified organic, it must meet the USDA requirements. Organic products that bear the USDA organic seal of approval have met requirements set forth by the United States government that regulate the use of antibiotics and hormones in livestock, as well as limiting the use of prohibited substances on crops for at least thee years. Organic products are derived from materials that have met and satisfied the requirements of the United States Department of Agriculture.
When you choose organic products and makeup you can rest assured
that you are using natural products on your skin that have been
grown and harvested in their most natural form. Purchasing natural
skin care products and make up can give the buyer the added satisfaction
of knowing that their purchase has not harmed the environment. Organic
farmers have a strong commitment to maintaining their farms and
crops with methods that help replenish the earth not destroy it.
Whether you choose organic skin care products because you love the
results that natural botanicals and essential oils provide for the
skin, or if you prefer to purchase products that were grown in methods
that work in harmony and balance with the earth, you will find that
the benefits of using organic products is astounding.
Organic skin care products eliminate
the use of harsh chemicals that pose a serious threat to the health
of your skin as well as your body. Using natural botanicals and
essential oils is a great way to rejuvenate the skin naturally.
Essential oils and other plant extracts have been used for their
beautifying properties for thousands of years. Today, using organic
skin care products ensures the consumer that the botanicals used
in the manufacturing process were grown without the use of chemicals,
pesticides, or in manners that cause environmental damage to the
Some popular organic products include:
|· Body lotions
· Massage oils
· Body creams
· Facial creams
· Skin cleansers
· Body wash
· Facial and body scrubs
|· Facial and body peels
· Face oils
· Face serums
· Body wraps
· Sun protection
· Make up
· Make up removers
When choosing organic skin care products, it is important to understand
the differences between the meaning of organic and their accompanying
USDA Organic Seal. Here are the requirements set in place by the
United States Department of Agriculture that determines whether
a food or product may bear the Organic Seal.
· 100% certified organic products may be labeled as 100%
· Products that contain 95% or more organic ingredients may
be labeled or called organic on the primary panel on the product’s
· Products with 70% to 95% organic ingredients can be described
as “made with organic ingredients” and up to three organic
ingredients can be listed on the product.
· Products with less than 70 percent organic contents may
only use the word, “organic” on the ingredient section
of the information panel.
By understanding what constitutes an “organic” product,
you can ensure that your make up and other organic products will
provide the results that you are looking for, both physically and