For parents, finding and discovering remedies for common issues in young children can be a difficult task. A fussy one year old who only wants to be held during the day; a child who has issues with digestion of dairy or other allergy prone foods; or, maybe, a rash has surfaced on your child’s skin and you are uncertain as to whether or not you would prefer to use a natural skin care product or a prescribed medication. Whatever the issue is, it must be addressed in some fashion. Journey with me today as I help shed light on the positive and negative aspects of utilizing essential oils and aroma therapeutic products on children to alleviate certain issues
When it comes to taking care of your skin, it is important to use products with only the best of ingredients; but does that mean that you have to break the bank to do so? Compared to conventional items, organic skin care seems to have higher prices that are just too far out of a typical shopper’s budget, but that should not steer you away from using better quality products. Today, we will discuss the benefits of spending just a few more dollars on organic items. We’ll also uncover the reasons why they cost more than conventional items.
If you’re dreaming of beautiful, smooth, glowing skin, you’ll need to look beyond those bottles of moisturizer filled with harsh chemicals. When you replenish your skin with organic ingredients, you’re essentially making a commitment to your skin. You’re saying, “I’m going to give you the nourishment you’ve been thirsting for. You’re worth it.”
If you are a health conscious person, you may constantly pay attention to what you put in and on your body. One word that should capture your attention is paraben. Nearly every beauty item on the shelves of big name stores contain parabens because they are preservatives and help products to last longer. Whether you opted to use products that contained them before or not, it is essential to understand some of the potential dangers that parabens possess.
Your skin is one of the first things that others notice about you. The way you take care of it says a lot about your overall health and beauty priorities. It is essential to develop a clean routine regardless of your age, and one key step in your day to day skin care agenda should involve the exfoliating process. Read on to learn about the top 3 benefits of this renewing and rejuvenating process and how you can use good for you products during the process!
Did you know that we absorb nearly 60% of what touches our skin? Skin is our body’s biggest organ and acts as the first point of contact between the outside world and in. For good or for bad, we are actually much more likely to absorb chemicals through the skin than if we were to ingest them directly. Consider transdermal patches for motion sickness, nicotine addiction, or birth control, all designed for slow release through the skin without passing the stomach. The flip side is harmful pollutants that we knowingly or unknowingly allow into our bodies.
Synthetic chemicals permeate the cosmetic industry. Personal care products contain nearly 10,000 synthetic and natural compounds, and only 20 percent are tested for safety. Animal research indicates that these chemicals can lead to skin allergies, cancer, infertility, and birth defects. The FDA says that the amounts in most commercial products are safe for human use. However, anecdotal evidence suggests otherwise.
As a wife, friend, and self-proclaimed beauty product enthusiast, you want to use nothing but the best on your body; and want the same for the ones that are near and dear to you. Before picking up and purchasing just any beauty item, it is essential that you spend a few moments reading the back label of the product. While most labels are straight forward with their ingredients, others are not; and reading the label can become a daunting and slightly confusing task. Here are 3 tips to consider the next time you are shopping in stores or online to make being aware of your skin care products a snap!