Discover How To Choose the Purest Organic Makeup and Enjoy Natural Glowing Beauty
Welcome to the Organic Makeup lense. Sometimes it’s hard to know how to trust a cosmetic label. The purpose of this page is to explore the easiest and best ways you can know you are buying a truly organic product, and to show you what I believe to be the best organic makeup available on the market and why. You can also buy it here
If you are anything like me, you have come to know that “Organic” is a very attractive feature for makeup and personal care products, but it is also a term that is loosely used in the cosmetics industry. Because there are no regulations on which companies can use the term “Organic” on their product labels, consumers are too often confused as to which products truly are organic, and which are just using the term to make a sale. After all, organics is very cool, hip, trendy, safe and of course eco-friendly and these are some of the many reasons why buying organic is so popular. Oh, and of course the best benefit being they bring out your glowing beauty - the natural way. If you would like to learn HOW TO receive FREE organic makeup and organic lifestyle products monthly, then click here
So How Do You Know Which Products Are REALLY Organic?
1. Check out the ingredients.
A true organic product will list ALL ingredients either on the packaging or labels. Can you pronounce the ingredients? Do they look like you need a chemistry degree to decipher them? More than likely, if it’s not organic makeup, you will need a degree to understand what the ingredients are. Organic Makeup products do NOT contain synthetic chemicals. This means that when you read a label it will clearly state the organic ingredient and it’s natural source. On top of the label listing the ingredients, the manufacturer’s website should also list the ingredients.
2. Look out for misleading terms
Terms such as “Derived From” or “Active Ingredients” really mean that the manufacturer is not going to reveal the true synthetic chemical nature of the ingredient. Any ingredient that says “derived from” may be derived from a natural source, but synthetic chemicals are used to complete the ingredient. For example Sodium Lauryl Sulphate, a foaming ingredient (surfactant), is “derived from” coconut, yet it is a toxic ingredient known to cause severe skin irritations.
Companies only stating “Active Ingredients” generally only display the “natural” ingredients and tend to leave out on the label the synthetic chemicals also contained in the product.
3. Look for a logo from an organic certifying body.
The only way for consumers to be assured that they are buying a real organic product without the use of synthetic chemicals is to buy a product that displays a logo from an independent certifying body. The following logos are an example:
ACO (Australian Certified Organic)
USDA(US Department of Agriculture)
BFA (Biological Farmers of Australia)IFOAM(International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements)
You can be assured that your organic makeup will meet certified organic standards if it displays any of these logos.