Don’t want to subject your skin and body to harmful chemicals? Here’s a list of top beauty brands that are game changers in the making beauty that is actually good for you.
More and more, we are discovering that are favourite mass beauty and health brands contain harmful chemicals. It makes us wonder, why is this happening? Do we need to have long shelf lives for products? The answer is no, we don’t. While most products need preservatives (there are natural ones out there), the fact is we don’t need to keep a face cream for more than three months. If you don’t use it, don’t buy it!
A lot of women are now realizing that health and wellness goes hand in hand with cosmetics and skincare. To get you on the right path, we’ve compiled a list of brands that are doing beauty the healthy way, without harmful chemicals.
“We are inventors and manufacturers of the world’s finest 100% natural, anti-aging skincare and we believe that when it comes to your skincare, the fewer mysteries the better,” claims Tata Harper. And, it’s true. Once you’ve tried Tata Harper’s skincare products, you’ll be hooked. Her products are non-toxic made using the most advanced natural skincare technology made fresh in their own Vermont facility. The products are naturally derived ingredients better for our health and are biocompatible with our skin, therefore delivering results.
This Australian brand’s made fresh skincare’s tagline says it all: “So natural you could eat it!” Made fresh to order, Plant Skincare products use only high quality oils and herbal infusions along with plant-based, food-grade emulsifiers. The result is a luxurious and effective skin care range, and gentle sensitive skin profiles. Their products are Chemical-free, Cruelty-free, Palm oil-free and are cased in 100% biodegradable and recyclable packaging.
You know you’re getting a great product if it’s Mermaid approved! Mamma Oceania Handmade Soaps are small-batch soaps created in Toronto, Ontario, Canada by Anna Mattiuzzo. They contain a base of allergen-free banana extract, along with coconut oil, Canadian sea kelp, sweet almond oil, and olive oil—all USDA certified organic. They are entirely dye, fragrance, and preservative-free and leave you feeling fresh, clean and moisturized — without the worry of putting harmful chemicals into your body.
This Canadian-made skincare collection is a collection of plant-powered products that is free of toxins. With a focus on transformative plant-based oils, butters, waxes and essences, ingredient anthropologist Graydon Moffat is committed to creating change in the beauty industry by offering accessible skincare that delivers results without harmful ingredients. Products are gluten-free, organic and contain phytonutrients that work to maintain and revitalize the skin’s youthful beauty and do not contain any fillers, petrochemicals, toxic chemicals, phthalates, artificial fragrances or dyes. They are perfect for the whole family.
Ethical entrepreneurs Bryan Meehan and Ali Hewson created NUDE Skincare with the belief that nutrition is as essential for our skin as it is for our body. The brand uses a precisely balanced diet of omegas, minerals, probiotics, and antioxidants that nourish complexion with the healthy ingredients that your body naturally craves
Of all the cosmetics available on the market, lipstick is the number one thing we ingest. So what better way to start your move towards healthier beauty choices than with a natural lip colour? “You eat what you put on your lips, so your lipstick should be good for you,” says Bite Beauty founder Susan Langmuir. Launched in 2011, Langmuir went into her lab to create a collection of creamy, moisture-rich lip colours made with organic, food-grade and antioxidant ingredients good enough to eat.