Organic skin care refers to products whose ingredients are organically grown in an area where the soil is rich in nutrients. These products are non-toxic and chock-full of natural properties that are designed to gently nourish your skin, without the use of a filler or chemical ingredients. Organic/natural products are available for the face as well as the body. Organic or natural products can be used for cleansing as well as improving the appearance and texture of your skin.
Ingredients in Organic Products
Natural products are typically made with plant extracts, natural oils, plants, herbs, and flowers. Whereas non-organic skin care products may contain ingredients, such as petrolatum, which clogs your pores, sodium lauryl (used in floor cleaners), which may cause skin irritation and/or disodium EDTA (a corrosive acid). Some of the most commonly used organic/natural ingredients include:
*Herbs, such as lavender & rosemary
Products made with organic ingredients are typically non-allergenic and work with the natural properties of your skin. The majority of organic products designed for skin care contain natural antioxidants that kill the free radicals that are responsible for giving you the appearance of premature aging. Products that contain natural ingredients also contain natural anti-inflammatory properties that help soothe skin and heal damages caused by acne and other skin conditions.