Natural Everyday Beauty Essentials

GRP_BODY_OIL_smallWhen was the last time you read the ingredients list of your personal care products?

If you looked up each ingredient you’d be mortified. I was. So I begun the search for natural and organic alternatives to all the personal care products that I come in contact with on a day-to-day basis to reduce my exposure to toxic chemicals. Here are a few of my favourite products of natural everyday essentials:

1: Bodecare Tampico Long Handled Brush – made with pure plant bristles for dry skin body brushing every morning. Many body brushes are made with synthetic bristles … not ideal or as beneficial to the natural alternative.

2: Dr Bronner Liquid Soap – a combination of organic extra virgin coconut, olive, jojoba and hemp oils, together with pure essential oils to clean skin effectively without stripping the skin of its natural oils.

3: Be Genki Body Oils – a combination of sweet almond, jojoba and rosehip oils with pure essential oils that provide superior beneficial properties to help keep skin soft and smooth.

4: John Masters Organics Shampoo and Conditioner –made from strong and effective natural ingredients instead of the nasty chemicals found in many hair products. Designed by a hair expert, therefore has all the fabulous effects that you’d want from a shampoo and conditioner but without the health risks.

5: Alba Botanica Clear Enzyme Deodorant Stick – utilizing antibacterial properties of alpine lichen and pure essential oils, the absorbency of baking soda and the soothing qualities of aloe vera to provide a skin friendly, long-lasting effect without harsh chemicals or irritants such as aluminium, parabens or propylene glycol.

6: I prefer to make my own skin care face products using 100% pure jojoba and rosehip oils with essential oils to cleanse and hydrate my skin, and to help keep my skin looking youthful. Otherwise I love to use MV Organics simply because the products are packed full of luxurious ingredients and I certainly notice the difference after using them.

7: Organic muslin cloth – helps to remove my cleanser and gently exfoliate my skin every night.

8: Suki Tinted Active Moisturiser SPF15 – made solely with completely natural pigments and a number of organic ingredients, it’s the best organic all-natural foundation I have come across that delivers a perfect dewy finish.

9: Ere Perez Black Mascara – formulated with organic almond oil and beeswax to help strengthen and lengthen the structure of your lashes.

10: Botani Healing Lip Balm – a long lasting and deeply moisturising lip balm that utilise the healing properties of natural oils only, such as Jojoba, Olive, Macadamia Seed and Evening Primrose Oils. No petroleum jelly.

What are your favourite natural everyday beauty essentials?

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