Beauty starts with you. You spend time and money on your hair, skin, nails, and makeup to look your best. You’ve likely bought a multitude of products over the years, but do you really know what’s in them? Have you considered how healthy these choices are for your body? Over the years of using harmful chemicals, the results can take their toll on the health of your body. Making green beauty choices is a great way to maintain a healthy lifestyle while looking great!
Welcome back to our series, Savvy Swaps, where we analyze popular store-bought products and offer up healthier alternatives, without any of the negative additives. Today, we’re tossing toxic toiletries for safer, natural products: toothpaste, deodorant, body wash, shampoo and face wash. These are the products that almost every person, male or female, …
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Welcome to a brand new series here on Root + Revel–in Test Drive, I try a handful of brands in a category of natural products and compare the real-life results. First up: natural deodorant. I know what you’re thinking–natural deodorant doesn’t work. Listen, I hear you. I felt the exact …
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Welcome back to our series, Savvy Swaps, where we analyze popular store-bought products and offer up healthier alternatives, without any of the negative additives. Today, we’re tossing toxic beauty products for safer, natural cosmetics: concealer, foundation, bronzer and mascara. The Truth About Toxic Beauty Products Though most people are willing to …
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What is green beauty?
Green beauty is a term used to describe the use of all-natural products that are not harmful to your body. For example, if you have a product containing toxic ingredients, it would not be considered green beauty. While there are many different types of green beauty practices, most focus on natural and organic products that are healthier for your body. You can also cover up with natural hair products like braids or weaves rather than using chemical-based colors from brands like dyes or relaxers. And don't forget to look for healthier alternatives when it comes to skincare. It's important to only use natural ingredients that won't harm the skin and organs.
Is green beauty just another marketing strategy?
Green beauty has been around for about 10 years now and many people are still skeptical about it. They think it's just another marketing strategy to get people to spend money on products that may or may not work. It's not! There are so many great, natural, nontoxic products out there these days. You can find anything from makeup to shampoo without any of the icky chemicals that can be harmful to your body and skin. And the best part is you don't have to break the bank either! Most of these products are much cheaper than their chemical counterparts, which could lead some people to believe they aren't as effective. But that couldn't be further from the truth! Many green beauty companies use organic ingredients which usually work better than synthetic ones.
Why should I consider green beauty products?
One of the best aspects of going green with your beauty routine is that it makes you feel good about yourself. You get to look fabulous without feeling guilty. You might have noticed that some makeup brands use chemicals that can cause allergic reactions, or even worse, cancer. The same goes for hair products. We all want our hair to look shiny and healthy, but the harsh ingredients in these products can be damaging to your scalp and hair follicles. In order to avoid these risks, make sure you're using all-natural makeup and natural hair products when possible. With skincare, there are plenty of harmful chemical ingredients that can be avoided when choosing organic skin care options. Organic skincare is better for the environment and better for your skin!