The topic of environmental conservation can be accomplised in all fields, including skincare and cosmetics. Organic products only just help saving the world but also can give an extra protection to people with sensitive skin.
But what do "organic" means?
It refers to the farming process which in addition to using renewable resources to save energy, water and soil, organic famrs avoid pesticides and some other toxin chemicals. Organic products are less harmful to skin because they avoid using excess exposure to toxic chemical, which can lead to disease like cancer.
When consumers wants to know whether a product is organic or not, except asking the sales, they can also check the labels on the products.
100 Percent Organic: The good standard in the United States, this label affrims that every single ingredient in the products is organically grown.
Certified Organic - Products bearing this label must contain at least 95 percent organically grown ingredients and is regulated by USDA.
Eco Cert - Products bearing this label must contain at least 95 percent organically grown ingredients and is regulated by an independent European agency overseeing organic products in 80 countries.
DDF Daily Organic Sunblock SPF 15, $36.00, nordstrom.com
L'occitatne 100 percent Shea Butter, $36.00, sephora.com
Stella McCartney Toning Floral Water, $35.00, sephora.com
Vitamin E Cream Exfoliater, $12.50, thebodyshop.com
Consumers do not need to pay much for an organic product. Drugstores like Wal-mart also offer organic skincare products.
Those who look for organic prodcuts because of their sensitive skins need to keep an eye on the products' ingredients because organic does not always means safe for sensitive skin. Remeber always look for soothing ingredients like aloe.