Do You Need an Organic Skin Care Product?
In the last 10 years organic skin care has become much more valued and sought after. The big question for most consumers is why would you buy organic verses all the traditional products which have been around for some time and have a proven history. Often organic will cost you more and it is hard to immediately tell whether there is a benefit to you.
The web is full of natural and organic skin care information, with more and more books and articles, being published to inform everyone about how important organic products are to our well being.One quick way to tell if your current products are working is to look at your skin. If your skin is lifeless or dull, then the lack lustre appearance could be to do with the products you are using.
With all the advertising about skin care products it is understandable to be baffled about which is the best skin products to choose. A good place to start the search for the skin products is to read the product labels. You will need to decipher the very long, very scientific sounding words listed in the ingredients which quite often mean petrochemicals are included in the product.
While these ingredients may be harmless in small doses, a little in this, and a little in that, they mount up in the body. Being aware of what these words mean to your skin is very important for your long term wellness.
One television current affairs program reported that typically women apply on average, over 175 different chemicals to their faces before breakfast. While the use of chemical based skin products will not give rise to health issues more and more people are not prepared to take the risk.
Too often man-made products in skin care, food and medicines have over time proved to create health issues in some people. So the trend to natural and organic products is growing at a very fast rate as people have less trust in chemical based products and are not prepared to risk their long term health to products which are not based on natural principles.
Sampling the natural and organic skin products is a great idea as they will generally have less harmful ingredients. Just because a product is all natural, there still might be something in the cream that is not right for your particular skin type.
So start by testing natural skin products. One way for you to know very quickly if the skin product is right for you, is to smell and feel it. Trust your nose and the feel of the product on your skin. Then do a patch test on your skin to see if you can feel the difference.
By Chrissy Birdsall