A look into what constitutes as organic skincare and what beauty treatments are a no-no for our skin.
Organic is something that seems to have become more important in recent times and now many women are acutely aware of what certain beauty treatments or products can do to our skin.
But the question facing many is what to look for and how to know what the chemical nasties are when you see them.
Fashionista recently raised this issue and spoke to natural and organic skincare expert Virginia Sole-Smith about how to go about this flummoxing task of rooting out the good from the bad.
”If you take a glance into the history of beauty, women have used lead, arsenic, mercury, and belladonna as beauty enhancers. All are potentially deadly and all are natural products,” the website asserted.
She told women to check safety ratings at the Skin Deep Database, look at mission statements and to check ingredients.
According to the New York Times, the Whole Foods Market is clamping down – any product claiming to be organic has to be certified by one of two sources.
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