These Are The Healthiest Beauty Products For Your Skin
Parabens, sulphates, phthalates and other chemicals you can’t pronounce. These ingredients have been linked to everything from hormonal disruptions to cancer – they are not cool. Now when you add pollution, late nights working on work presentations and fast food, you’re left with very unhappy skin.
So how do you get your skin in tip-top condition? With some lifestyle changes (obvsies) and natural, organic beauty products.
Organic products are non-allergenic. Synthetic ingredients found in non-organic products may be fast acting, but they’re also invasive, causing harm that can’t be seen, but can be felt… Hello dryness. Here, a round-up of the best all-natural (and some organic) wonders that’ll keep your skin looking and feeling its healthiest.
This CANSA-approved mineral sunscreen has got you and your family covered when it comes to protecting your skin from the sun’s UVA and UVB rays. The Oh Lief range has been certified by the Soil Association and the COSMOS Standard.
Baobab oil is packed with vitamins A, C, D, E and K to address skin issues all the way from deep within to the uppermost surface. From fighting signs of ageing, to addressing scars and stretch marks, even caring for hair and nails, baobab oil does it all. BaoCare is organic and wild-harvested.
This healing body balm restores dry, damaged skin with cooling peppermint and soothing aloe. It assists with skin repair and reduces signs of ageing, as well as soothing and treating burns. Wass is a local certified organic range.
This lush, pampering body oil has a base of organic shea butter, coconut, grapeseed and jojoba oils, as well as cocoa butter to keep skin supple, healthy and glowing. Free from preservatives and mineral oils.
Treat irritated, flushed or blotchy skin with this fresh toner that’ll soothe and rejuvenate your skin. This product is handmade with 100 percent natural, botanical ingredients: it’s paraben-, alcohol- and palm-oil-free. It’s also bottled in recyclable, reusable glass and is approved by the SA Vegan Society. Love.
This hydrating mist gives your skin a gorgeous boost. It’s an all-natural blend of luscious rose, with cooling cucumber and aloe vera extracts to tone and hydrate your skin. No fragrances, preservatives or fillers used.
No more irritated skin! Pure Beginnings Shave Creme has a cooling effect to leave you feeling refreshingly cool after your shave. Jojoba oil moisturises the skin, slows water loss and enhances flexibility and suppleness. This is a blend of natural and certified organic ingredients; it’s mild and gentle, but oh so effective.
This marula oil has been cold-pressed to preserve its phytonutrients and antioxidants. The oil is also super high in omega fatty acids and essential amino acids to nurture your skin and protect it against the environment. Bonus: Suitable for use on your hair, face and body.