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Trash YourDirtyBeauty Supplies: Clean, Natural Beauty Products We Love

Posted by Jill Homiak, editor | Apr 2, 2018 | 37
Once I found out about the Think Dirty app , I scanned all my beauty and personal care products to see how dirty or clean they were. Any guesses on the results?
You can use the app to look up what chemicals are in your products, and the side effects that they cause. I ended up throwing away over 90 percent of my products, and I had to replace them with clean alternatives. Finding Clean, Natural Beauty Products
I was more interested in finding products with clean ingredients, than basing my decisions on the number rating from the app. Some products could have a low (good) rating, but still have a hidden dirty ingredients. The app isn’t perfect, but it’s a great place to start if you’re looking to use non-toxic products. You can also check the Environmental Working Group (EWG) to see how products rank.
Don’t miss our lists for American Made Vegan Beauty Products and Cruelty Free Makeup Brands and Non Toxic Beauty Brands We Love. Why you need natural beauty products you can trust
Our skin is our body’s largest organ, and whatever we put on our skin is entering our blood stream. It’s pretty scary to think I’ve been regularly using some very toxic products. While ignorance is bliss, knowledge is power. I realize replacing all your beauty items with clean beauty brands can be a daunting task, but consider replacing each one as you run out of what you’re currently using. Of course, you’ll want to choose brands made in the USA because it’s important to support American businesses, but also because you want to have the highest degree of trust.
If you’re like me, you use a lot of different beauty and personal care products, depending on the time of year, or just your mood. I tried to offer an extensive list of non-toxic clean beauty brands and personal care options for every category.
I encourage you to click through to learn more about these brands and their product offerings. You’ll be delighted, and your senses will be tantalized at all the amazing options! Each of these brands is doing really great things, and offering amazing non-toxic beauty offerings. Natural Beauty Products: Made in USA Source List Baby Products
Don’t miss our list of American made non-toxic, petroleum-free baby product options , and our list of made in the USA talc free powder options.
Baby Bath Products: Natures Baby Organics carries a line of NSF Certified Organic labeled hair and body products. NSF certification is an organic certification process developed specifically for the cosmetic products industry. With great scents like Coconut & Pineapple, you’ll want these for yourself too!
Body Balm: If you’re looking for an all around body balm that’s great for babies and adults alike, we love suki ultra protect body balm . Cocoa seed butter, organic sunflower seed oil, coconut oil, grape seed oil, organic apricot kernel oil, non-GMO vitamin E and shea fruit butter hydrate skin while beeswax locks in skins natural moisture to repair skin ailments. Perfect for moms bellys and babys bottoms.
Talc-Free Baby Powder: If you use baby powder to stay dry, I’m a fan of BodyBeeWell’s Vegan Baby Powder . It’s talc and fragrance free, not to mention made in the USA. Don’t miss our list of American made talc free powder products .
Your Go-To Baby Shampoo: Ditch that dyed yellow baby shampoo and opt for a clean, non-toxic alternative. Puracy Natural Baby Shampoo & Body Wash is a clinical-grade blend of luxurious cleansers, humectants, and essential oils. It offers lots of foam, and a soft citrus scent that’s perfect for everyday bathing. It’s an all natural, non-toxic, vegan, and biodegradable formula with no sulfates, triclosan, formaldehyde, parabens, phosphates, SLS, SLES, MEA, DEA, TEA, petroleum-based ingredients, animal by-products, chlorine, or dyes.
Baby Sunscreen: California Baby Natural & Organic SPF 30 sunblock stick is ideal for little ones. It is in the easily totable stick form, clear, fragrance free and non-chemical sunblock. Their stick is great protection for cheeks, noses and shoulders.
Everything Pre- and Post-Partum for Baby and Mother: Earth Mama Angel Baby makes all things you’ll need for a healthy pregnancy like Organic Heartburn Tea and Natural Stretch Oil to products for postpardum and breastfeeding needs like Postpardum Bath Herbs and Natural Nipple Butter Body and Personal Care Products
Body Balm: I use Suki Ultra-Protect Body Balm as a cuticle and heel cream, but you can also use it anywhere your skin needs hydration. The base of the balm is made from beeswax and cocoa seed butter.
Bath Bombs: Relax and unwind with Cuddly Brand Natural Bath Bombs . I particularly look forward to relaxing with these bath bombs because coconut and sweet almond oil are the first two ingredients in the bombs, so they are formulated to hydrate the skin while you bathe.
Bath Salts: Thesis Lavender Bath Salts were my inspiration for treating myself to luxurious baths after 15 years of never taking one. These salts are divine. Unlike chemically treated salts, Thesis makes its bath salts with certified organic botanicals and natural Dead Sea salts. I know you’ll love it too! Thesis products are vegan, organic, and eco-friendly.
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Body Butter: Ditch the shopping mall body butters for Organic Essence Flower Butter in Citrus Lavender . It’s an incredible product that is luxurious, effective, and hydrating. You’ll feel like you’re giving yourself a treat with every application. Made from all organic ingredients including mango butter, shea butter, camellia seed oil, babassu oil, jojoba oil, orange peel oil, lavender oil, and rosemary leaf extract. Not only is this product non-toxic, but it also comes in non-toxic packaging. It offers the only product I’ve ever seen on the market that comes in a plastic free container.
Body Lotion: I never thought I’d like a lotion more than the one I was using, and Nourish Organic Almond Vanilla Body Lotion proved me wrong. I love that all the ingredients are organic. I used the Almond Vanilla scent. The scent is really delicate and faint, which I appreciate. It also absorbs more quickly than any other lotion I’ve used.
Body Power: Chagrin Valley Soap & Salve Company Organic Body Powder is perfect for using any place on the body that you want to keep dry. It’s talc, cornstarch, gluten, and synthetic free. The lavender and rosemary essential oils offer skin soothing, antibacterial and deodorizing properties, while organic arrowroot powder; organic tapioca flour and kaolin clay keep you dry.
Body Oil: Made with five simple ingredients, jojoba oil, apricot oil, and essential oils of patchouli, sandalwood, and ylang ylang, Indie Lee Patchouli Sandalwood Moisturizing Oil is like no other. It smells amazing and it’s great to use for massages or just to hydrate your skin after a hot, steamy shower.
Hand Sanitizer : All Good by Elemental Herbs makes a great 100% organic spray hand sanitizer. The light peppermint scent can also be used as a breath fresher. I tried it too; it works! Consider making your own, and ditching the petrochemicals in common hand sanitizers. Here’s a quick how to video make your own using Aura Cacia essential oils.
Heel Balm: I love Savannah Bee Company Beeswax Heel Balm for its naturally hydrating and humectant ingredients including, organic sunflower oil, organic beeswax, organic coconut oil, organic castor oil, tangerine oil, organic spearmint oil, organic shea butter, organic cocoa butter, lavandin, soy lecithin, vitamin E, propolis extract, and honey. This emollient formula penetrates the roughest skin offer softening relief instantly. You also love the natural tangerine-spearmint scent.
Menstrual Cup: For those of you who do not know what a menstrual cup is, it is used in place of pads or tampons. I’ve been using one for over a decade now and I would never switch to using anything else. These cups are non-toxic and made of silicone, and reduce the chance of getting toxic shock syndrome because they collect rather than sit and absorb, like tampons. The Moon Cup (non-latex cup) has been made in the USA since 2006 and its parent company, The Keeper, has been making it’s original cup since 1987. Not only is this option non-toxic, it’s also economical since you only have to buy the cup once. I won’t lie that using it for the first few times presents its own set of challenges in terms of inserting it properly , but once you start using it, it will become second nature. $15 off with code USALOVE. No expiration date.
Personal Lubricant: Uberlube Premium Lubricant is made from silicone and vitamin E, and not petrochemical by-products. It’s made in the USA, vegan, and gluten free. Pro-tip, you can use it as hair gel and for chafing too.
Petroleum Jelly Alternative: Try Waxelene as a petroleum alternative. Petroleum, and its by products, like mineral oil, actually strip your skin of its moisture, not to mention that your body is absorbing these cheap toxic chemicals. Waxelene is made from non-GMO organic soybean oil, beeswax, organic rosemary oil, and vitamin E oil. It’s cruelty-free too. I suggest using it as a lip balm, or even an eye makeup remover.
Bar Soap: Plantlife makes lots of scented soaps. They are made with a base of olive oil, coconut oil, palm kernel oil, and soybean oil with various essential oils added for scent. My favorite ones are the Coconut Lime and Lavender. They’re sure to be a relaxing addition to your bathing routine.
Exfoliating Soap: Bye, bye dry skin. Hello soft, exfoliated skin. The Seaweed Bath Co’s Seaweed Detox Cellulite Bar Soap features bladderwrack seaweed extract, hand-harvested from cold, mineral-rich waters off the coast of Maine, alongside organic Arabica coffee, and cinnamon to gently cleanse, nourish, detoxify skin, and minimize the appearance of cellulite. All products from The Seaweed Bath Co include seaweed pulled from the oceans nutrient-rich waters, and act as a natural inflammation fighter. Hand Soap: Since honey is a natural humectant, it locks moisture into your skin, making Savannah Bee Company Honey Hand Soap the perfect hand soap to keep your hands hydrated. The soap’s ingredients are derived from coconut and sugar beets, contain no petroleum or parabens, and are never tested on animals. I love all of Savannah Bee Company’s luxurious honey infused products. Liquid Soap : It doesn’t get more pure than Dr. Bronners Liquid Castile Soap . It’s made of water, organic coconut oil, potassium hydroxide, organic palm kernel oil, organic olive oil, organic hemp oil, organic jojoba oil, citric acid, tocopherol. I personally love the peppermint scent because it’s awakening and rejuvenating.
Shave Gel : Unlike mainstream shaving gel that is made with chemicals and petroleum based oils, Dr. Bronner’s Organic Shaving Soap with organic Sucrose*, organic white grape juice, organic coconut oil*, organic palm kernel oil*, potassium hydroxide**, organic olive oil*, organic shikakai powder, organic hemp oil, organic jojoba oil, organic lavender oil, xanthan gum, citric acid, and tocopherol (vitamin E). The * denotes fair trade ingredients. It hydrates skin while allowing for a close shave.
Toothpaste: For a great non-toxic toothpaste that works well, my absolute favorite toothpaste is Desert Essence Tea Tree & Neem in Wintergreen . Natural extracts, essential oils, and minerals keep your mouth healthy. Formulated with baking soda, Eco-Harvest® Tea Tree Oil, and pure essential oil of Wintergreen, this paste leaves your mouth feeling squeaky clean. This toothpaste is both fluoride and gluten-free. Don’t miss our list of made in the USA natural toothpaste brands . Facial Care Products
Depending on what type of cleanser(s) you’re used to using, there are options for every skin type.
Facial Grains: Have you ever heard of these? I hadn’t until I sound safe, non-toxic brands that were making them. I’m a huge, huge fan of Cocokind Organic Sea Moss Exfoliator for a few reasons. The cleanser exfoliates and cleanses at the same time, without drying your skin, so your face will feel polished every time you use it. Organic Irish Sea Moss feeds your skin and gives it a natural glow after only a few uses! You don’t need to use much, so it’s long lasting and a good bang for your buck. It is great to bring when you’re traveling because its a non-liquid cleanser. Thesis products are vegan, organic, and eco-friendly.
Anti-Aging Skincare: When it comes to non-toxic beauty brands, their ingredients are tailored to your skin’s needs. That statement couldn’t be more true when it comes to Ama SeaBeauty . I cannot tell you how much I love their entire skincare collection. Not only are the ingredients in the products clean, but they are hand harvested, cleaned in the ocean, and dried in the sun. Potent marine actives, including red and brown algae, in Ama’s skincare collection effectively preserve skin’s youthfulness and vitality in a sustainable and attainable way. The skincare collection is simple, yet effective in balancing skin tone and brightening its complexion.
Blemish Balm: For red spots or inflamed skin, I love Good4You Blemish Balm because it uses organic turmeric root, fresh from Hawaii. Turmeric has natural anti-inflammatory properties. The balm is vegan, cruelty-free, and GMO-free.
Cream Cleanser/Face Makeup Remover: OMG , Khakis Bomb Balm Blueberry Green Tea Cleansing Cream is really divine. It’s a wonderful way to remove makeup with non-toxic, and healthy ingredients. Khaki is an esthetician and all of her products are vegan and made in the USA. The cleansing cream is made from organic oils, including coconut oil, which is infused with organic green tea and organic blueberries, rosehip, grapeseed, olive, and non-GMO Vitamin E; distilled water, and candelilla wax. You can actually smell the blueberries!
Cleanser: I cannot tell you how much I enjoy Queen Bee Honey Cleanser . Raw Maui honey and organic aloe vera gel hydrates the skin, while essential oils of lavender offers antibacterial properties.
Cleansing Gel: I use Naturallogic Radiance Cleansing Gel as a night time cleanser. The product’s botanical extracts, fruit enzymes, oils & flower essences nourish your skin while you cleanse, making it an ideal cleanser for any skin type. I suggest using it at night so your skin has time to absorb the product’s nutrients.
Cleansing Oil: You probably haven’t considered washing your face with oil. Neither had I until I tried Luxe de Mer Deep Cleansing Facial Oil . I was a little scared at first, but after using it, I really fell in love. The idea is that the oil attracts oil, and the product is actually drawing out toxins and oil from your pores. If you have oily/combination skin, like I do, using oil doesn’t strip your skin sending oil production into over drive.
Creme Cleanser: A little goes a long way with Benedetta Creme Cleanser, Rosemary & Geranium, making it my go-to cleanser when my skin is in need of a detox routine. It’s gentle enough to use everyday unlike many treatment products. The therapeutic oils promote the skin’s healing without stripping you of your acid mantle. I can count on this to soothe my skin in periods when I am break out prone or to calm any irritation. I also love that it is a one step cleanser and toning nor additional exfoliation are needed. Benedetta is based in California and has been making organic, farm-sourced small batch skincare products since 1996. The Benedetta Creme Cleanser is made of 82% locally harvested ingredients too!
Eye Balm (Night): If you’re looking for hydration just for your eyes, I suggest Laurel Skin Eye Balm . This balm is also effective in removing fine lines. It’s made from 100% whole plant organic ingredients too.
Eye Cream (Day): Mad Hippie Eye Cream is perfect for everyday use, and under makeup. It’s made of non-toxic ingredients including Matrixyl 3000 which stimulates bodys production of collagen & elastin, reducing wrinkles and giving skin around the eyes a lifting effect.
Eye Makeup Remover: Lauren Brooke Eye Makeup Remover is perfect in removing makeup because it’s oil based. It’s made from 100% organic oils that are nourishing to the delicate skin around your eyes. I love that it’s a semi-solid formula too, making it easy to transport during travel.
Reusable Makeup Pads: Organic, washable and reusable facial rounds are a non-toxic beauty must have. Curly Monkey’s Reusable Organic Facial Pads are incredible and I’m so glad I made the switch! They are soft, lint-free, and made from organic hemp and cotton fleece, making them perfect for removing makeup, especially around the eyes. The 12 pack is perfect amount of pads so you don’t run out in between washing them in the laundry.
Face Exfoliator: I use Annmarie Gianni Skincare Dead Sea Facial Scrub once a week. It really is like a microdermabrasion to remove dead skin cells. It’s made of five simple ingredients including, Dead Sea mud, organic vegetable glycerin, siliceous earth, organic lavender oil, and organic rosemary extract. The lavender oil offers a relaxing quality too.
Facial Hydration: One Love Organics vitamin d moisture mist is perfect to use after restoring your skin’s ph balance with facial toner. Its time released formula is perfect to use under your moisturizer as aprimer”.
Facial Peel: I couldn’t have put it better myselfTammy Fender Epi-Peel , is a facial in a jar. Your skin is left feeling soft and smooth. I like using this product once a week before my night time beauty routine.
Face Soap: I love using a facial bar for traveling because you don’t have to worry about liquid spilling, or that it’s up to TSA standards. Osmia Organics Black Clay Facial Soap is Made in the USA and great for normal and combination skin. The soap is hydrating and detoxifying at the same time. Organic almond, avocado, and castor bean oils condition the skin, while Black Australian clay and Dead Sea mud to balance and tone the skin.
Face Serum: Thesis Face Serum is the perfect everyday, well priced, Amercian made facial oil that includes a multitude of key oils to support your skins health. Its made with all organic oils, including grapeseed, jojoba, walnut, apricot, and sunflower, and essential oils including, lavender, tea tree, geranium, petitgrain, eucalyptus, and blue chamomile. The grapeseed oil brightens skin overnight, while apricot oil protects your skin from free-radicals that cause wrinkles and fine lines. I love that this serum has tea tree oil in it because the oil has antibacterial properties which are great for preventing and healing acne . The oil is on the thicker side, so Id suggest using it at nighttime. Youll notice your skin glows in the morning. The serum has an earthy scent which I absolutely love too. Thesis products are vegan, organic, and eco-friendly.
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Facial Oil: Botanic Organic Pomegranate & Argan Oil Serum is one of the best facial oils I’ve ever experienced. It’s so thick and it smells amazing. Pomegranate , argan and pumpkin oils protect against wrinkles caused by oxidation, while oils of sea buckthorn and tamanu help to restore skin damaged by age, exposure and trauma. Calendula herbal oil soothes and helps to regenerate new skin cells and the a rgan oil contains sterolins which improve skin’s metabolism, reduces inflammation and promotes excellent moisture retention. My skin was noticeably brighter within a few days of using it. I highly, highly recommend all Botanic Organic products . One is better than the next!
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Toner: Qet Botanicals Balancing Toning Water I love this American made toner. It’s organic and vegan. The fruit distillate of mint, cucumber and rose leave skin calm, hydrated, and fresh. Qet Botanicals is a special skincare line, hand-crafted from start to finish, without a single drop of synthetic chemicals. The line was founded by one woman, Lisa Brill. She and her team develop, manufacture, test, fulfill, package, and ship + share all of its handmade, plant-based treatment products from its private facility in Wisconsin .
Moisturizer: For use under my makeup, I like Gabriel Organics Seaweed Cellular Moisturizer because it’s weightless and non-oily, so it won’t interfere with my makeup.
Moisturizer (if I’m not wearing makeup): I love Juice Beauty Antioxidant Moisturizer . It’s hydrating and made from all organic ingredients. I also like to put this moisturizer on under my facial oil before bedtime.
Moisturizer with Sunscreen: Most beauty products you find in the grocery or department stores are 2 in 1 or 3 in 1, at the most. Suntegrity’s5 In 1Natural Moisturizing Face SunscreenTinted , Broad Spectrum Spf 30 is an all in one, tinted mineral sunscreen,Beauty Benefit (BB) cream that treats, hydrates, protects, primes and covers the skin. It goes on smooth, and offers lasting and natural coverage. Non-nano sized zinc-oxide not only protects the skin from the damaging UV rays, but it also soothes and calms the skin. Zinc-oxide is known for it’s anti-inflammatory properties that often help skin conditions like rosacea, acne, and melasma.
NightCream”: I’m convinced that Skin Owl’s Beauty Drops PM Mangosteen eliminated the fine lines around my eyes. I don’t ever worry about wrinkles, but I do worry about fine lines. After using this product for a few days I noticed the fine lines under my eyes were also gone. I cannot tell you how amazed I am by how soft my face is too. A little goes a long way. These drops are made from raw, organic, cold-pressed African Baobab oil, and pure Mangosteen oil.
Pimple Stick: If you’re using a pimple cream that has camphor in it, you might want to think twice since camphor is linked to possible organ toxicity. Try Zum Lab Pimple Stick, made from witch hazel, which is drying, and certified organic extracts of calendula, asparagus, gotu kola and passion fruit, and pure essential oils.
Serum: I absolutely love OSEA Vitamin Sea Serum . It’s quickly absorbed into the skin and great to wear under your everyday moisturizer. This serum uses seven organic seaweed extracts in a hydrating Hyaluronic Acid base. Hyaluronic acid is know for retains your skin’s moisture. Ferulic Acid, Turmeric, Walnut Seed, and Green Tea extracts offer anti-inflammatory and antioxidant power.
Night Serum: Marie Veronique Gentle Retinol Serum is to be used at night {because it contains retinol} under your facial oil. The vitamin A derivatives, including the retinol and retinoic acid, have been proven to boost collagen production, speed cell turnover and unclog pores, to make them look smaller and reduce acne. This is another superior facial product because I know it’s working to restore and revive my skin while I’m sleeping.
Detoxifying Face Mask: American made from Australian black clay, sea buckthorn fruit powder, organic activated charcoal and rosemary essential oil, BEING Lava Terra Complexion Clay , is perfect for drawing out toxins from your pores. I like to use this on a weekly basis to keep my face feeling smooth.
Deodorant ZAK Body Deodorant is natural deodorant that actually works, and that is made of 100% natural and healthy ingredients. That means absolutely no harmful chemicals. All the brand’s deodorants are made with 100% plant and earth sourced formula, are cruelty free, and professionally handmade in small batches in the company’s Denver, Colorado facility. If you have sensitive skin, ZAK Body has two options that are baking soda free. ZAK Body Deodorant offers three great options depending on our preferences and needs. Get 20% off with code USALOVE,

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Fighting With Skin Issues? These Ideas Can Help!

Using a moisturizing body wash and putting on lotion all over your body will help prevent wrinkles and stay looking young. Sometimes attention is focused primarily on the face when discussing skin care, but there is much more to be concerned about. Use an all over body moisturizer when getting out of the shower to rehydrate.
When washing or exfoliating your skin, be careful not to be too harsh. If you rub your skin too hard or use an overly harsh exfoliant, you can cause damage to the skin cells. Using overly harsh chemical or exfoliants that scratch the skin, can actually do more harm than not washing at all.
If you want to pamper your skin on a budget, you should try an at-home facial. The steps in the process are first to cleanse, exfoliate, open your pores, and apply a mask for about 10 minutes. While the mask is on, relax and treat your eyes with either cucumber slices or freshly steeped tea bags. Finally,
rinse the mask and then apply moisturizer to you skin.
Razor bumps are the bane of many mens workdays. To avoid razor bumps when shaving, you need to use the proper razor. Amazingly, more blades does not always mean a better shave; the recent introduction of 4 and 5 blade razors have actually caused more razor bumps than those that are only double or triple-bladed. Try a high-quality double-bladed razor, preferably one with a disposable head, and you will see that you will wind up with a smoother face.
One way to improve your skin is to drink plenty of water. Water is the largest part of what makes us up our body at the cellular level; drinking lots of water will not only keep you hydrated, it will keep your cell walls nice and plump. You can also freshen your complexion throughout the day with a micro-mist of water on your face.
When shopping for a calming aromatherapy product, you should avoid creams, lotions, or balms that contain lavender essential oils. While the fragrance may have a calming effect on your mood, the oil itself is notorious for irritating the skin and making it significantly more sensitive to the damaging effects of the sun.
If you suffer from enlarged pores and excessively oily skin, consider cutting down on the amount of alcohol you drink. Research by dermatologists has shown that alcohol consumption in excess of about one drink a day has been linked to increased oil production and larger pores. Excessive alcohol consumption has other health effects as well, so its better to be safe and limit your drinking.
There are several plant hormones that can help keep your skin looking healthy and help to give you a healthy, youthful look. of these are vegetable estrogen and applied over an extended period of time. These hormones have been shown to cause your skin to look much healthier and maintain its youthfulness.
For taking care of your feet, try using a pumice stone. Pumice stones are made from volcanic rock and used as natural abrasives. Simply soak your feet for about 10 minutes or until the skin is moist and then, rub the stone against the underside of the foot. Dead skin should begin coming off.
Eat a lot of foods high in Vitamin E to help your skin look better. This vitamin helps to get rid of the toxins in your body. Foods high in Vitamin E include blueberries, almonds, and papaya. Dark, leafy veggies also contain a lot of antioxidants.
Add an anti-aging product to your arsenal of skin care products. No matter how old you are, this product can have benefits for your appearance. It contains retinoids, which are able to prevent and fix damage from the sun and pre-mature aging. They also get rid of cells that clog your pores and help prevent wrinkles.
When removing makeup and excess grime from your face at the end of the day, it is advisable to do this in a two step process. First, use a gentle cleanser to remove makeup and sunscreen products. Next, use a secondary cleanser designed to soothe and replenish the now clean skin. As with any facial skin regime, ensure that all hand strokes are in an upward motion from the neck up.
It is crucial to protect your skin from the sun. Use a sunscreen that has an SPF of 30 or higher. By protecting your skin, you are reducing your risk of skin cancer and wrinkles. Also, avoid coolsculpting how does it work in tanning beds. They also cause a serious danger to your skin.
Quality sleep, while a great benefit to your mind and body produces an excess amount of oil on the skin so use an overnight lotion to wake up with a more balanced complexion. Hormones actually surge during sleep and can saturate skin with so much shine its overwhelming and will definitely exaggerate acne and oily skin conditions. Use a product specifically formulated for sleeping to combat this problem.
Do not forget to exfoliate when caring for your skin. It is easy to overlook this step, but it is vital to keeping your skin looking more youthful. When you exfoliate, you remove the dead layer of skin cells on the top of your skin. Those dead cells make your complexion look dull, so exfoliate regularly to give your face a healthy glow.
To keep your skin at its optimum, eat a healthy diet and consume at least 2.2 liters of water a day if you are a woman. Follow the food pyramid suggestions of fruit and vegetable servings per day and limit the heavy fat, high calorie foods for a treat instead of a daily occurrence. This will provide your skin with the nutrients it needs to thrive.
Hemp seeds are great for your skin, as they will help to restore the essential amino acids that your body needs to perform natural daily functions. These seeds will allow you to reduce the toxins in your body, while maintaining great health, which will improve your overall tone. Choose hemp seeds to improve your skin consistency.
When it comes to skincare, serums should be your new best friend. Serums contain much smaller molecules which work to penetrate your skin at a much deeper level. Many serums contain anti-aging properties and powerful anti-oxidants. When you use serums, it is like putting vitamins on your skin.
Eating properly is one of the best possible things you can do for your skin. If youre eating plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables, that means youre getting the right amount of vitamins and minerals. That means your skin should remain looking its best.
As stated at the beginning of the article, taking care of your skin is important to help you feel confident. There are a few skin types, such as oily, dry, and combination, and it can be hard to pick the right skin care remedies for your skin. Hopefully, has given you some great tips to help you choose which remedy will keep your skin healthy and glowing.

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31 Of The Best Beauty Products You Can Subscribe To On Amazon

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Promising review : “I’ve had oily skin my whole life and have used countless types of oils blotting sheets because they’re life savers. THESE ARE AMAZING. They’re a great deal, big sheets, and they pull out one at a time so easily. I’ll never go back to other brands. Give these a trythey’re completely worth it. They work well and are easy to use. I have no negative things to say at all.” — Kelsey
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4. Garnier SkinActive Micellar Cleansing Water so you can still quickly remove all your makeup even on late Saturday nights. Two seconds of this > morning raccoon eyes. Share On facebook Share On facebook pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Pin It acts as both a makeup remover and facial cleanser for your entire face (including lips and eyelashes).
Promising review : “This product helped me a lot with my acne! I stopped using any other cleaning products, I use even the tap water very sparingly and only when I have to. My acne was the type caused by the irritation of skin and clogging of the pores. Once I threw away all cleansers, moisturizers, and toners, and stuck only to Garnier’s micellar cleaning water, my acne of 12 years suddenly disappeared. This is a must-have if you have acne!” — HappyPrimeUserCYV
Price : $6.61
5. St. Tropez Self Tan Express Advanced Bronzing Mousse for at least *looking* like you just went away to the Caribbean. Are you stuck in the office? Maybe. Do you still get to show off your sun-kissed glow? YEP. Share On facebook Share On facebook pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Pin Not only is it quick-drying, but it’s non-stick, totally streak-free, and transfer-resistant (goodbye, ruined bedsheets)! Just exfoliate beforehand!
Promising review : “This is the REAL DEAL. Never in my life would I have believed that I, a pale red-undertone girl, could find a tanner that makes me look bronzed and olive toned. This stuff is incredible! There’s no streaking at all or orange spots or anything! I can layer two layers and do it twice a week and look naturally dark tan! Even my mother wanted to know what it was, because it looked so natural!” — Amazon Customer
Price : $30.80
Advertisement 6. Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Non-Greasy Sunscreen Stick , because protecting yourself from the sun shouldn’t put you at risk for a breakout. Sensitive skin rejoice! Did I mention it’s SPF ~70~?! Good luck UV rays. Share On facebook Share On facebook pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Pin It’s non-greasy (sooo important to us sensitive skin protectors), is lightweight, and glides on like deodorant! So you can always just apply on the go.
Promising review : “I am a pale girl from Michigan. I hate sunblock but without it I absolutely fry in the sun. I got this after seeing some reviews that it was really helpful and not gross feeling. I second those remarks. This stuff goes on like a dream and protects even better. I spent the day in Florida in 91 degree heat and left the park with ZERO sunburn. I applied this three times from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. It is so great. Just get it.” — Sereph
Price : $8.16 (available in two styles)
7. Nexcare Acne Covers that’ll almost literally make pimples disappear overnightcycstic included! So long picking and scarring, we won’t miss you. Share On facebook Share On facebook , pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Pin These mini life-savers work like a sponge to remove puss and oil from even deep pimples. Just slap it on before going to sleep!
Promising review : “Seriously, everyone, STOP BUYING ZIT CREAMS! After one night of wearing these patches, my money will never go to creams or spot treatments ever again. I have no clue how these work, but at 30 I still have hormonal breakouts every month. Every month, huge, nasty zits. I tend to pick, which makes everything worse. Last night, the craziness started to develop on my face. I had just ordered this product so figured I would give it a try. I woke up not expecting anything but, OH MY GOSH! These work! Seriously. Buy them. Buy all of them. I’m reordering now.” — Red
Price : $5.98 (for a pack of 36)
8. ArtNaturals Natural Makeup Setting Spray , which is made with pomegranate, sage, and aloe vera so not only does your ~look~ stay perfectly put all day, but your skin gets hydrated! Share On facebook Share On facebook pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Pin It’s 100% natural and lasts all day!
Promising review : “This is a wonderful setting spray. I notice a serious difference in my makeup’s endurance when I spritz this on at the end of my makeup application. On the days I forget, my makeup starts creasing very noticeably, whereas when I use this, nothing budges! I love that this is all-natural too! It has a nice smell and dries quickly.” — Maureen S.
Price : $8.52
9. Batiste Dry Shampoo for 100% getting away with not washing your hair last night. Ok, maybe it’s been a few nights. But if you can’t tell, who cares? Share On facebook Share On facebook pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Pin Not only does this time-saver absorb excess oil, but it also adds *major* body and texture! Tldr: you are very much rewarded for sleeping in all week.
Promising review : “Oh. My. Gosh. This is the dry shampoo I’ve been waiting for! I have literally tried almost every drugstore brand. I’m all about buying cheap, but when all of the drugstore brands left my hair feeling sticky, flat, and cakey, it was time to turn to Amazon for a quality dry shampoo. I have thin, long, and oily hair. My whole life, I’ve been forced to shower every single morning because if I didn’t, then my hair looked so gross! This definitely works well for me. It gives me the ‘just-washed,’ ‘full-bodied-hair’ look. My hair looks great! I would even say that now it looks better the second day, all because of Batiste! ” — CherylVW
Price : $16.36 (for a pack of three)
Advertisement 10. Tree Hut Shea Sugar Scrub , because spa days are expensive but that won’t stop you from getting the glow up you deserve thanks to vitamins A, E, and F’s abilities to promote healthier skin while you exfoliate. Share On facebook Share On facebook pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Pin It’s jam-packed with super-beneficial ingredients: pomegranate extract to invigorate your skin, acai berry extract to reduce blemishes and fight fine lines, safflower seed oil with anti-inflammatory properties, evening primrose oil to regular oil glands, almond oil to stimulate collagen, and avocado oil to defend against free-radicals (like pollution). AND it’s all-natural and cruelty-free!
Promising review : “This is an amazing scrub, especially for the price. It smells just like a ripe mango but doesnt leave a strong scent on your skin. Its a tougher scrub, great for legs and thighs. After one use I noticed a difference in my skin’s texture. Overall a great product that I will buy again!” — Dramaclass
Price : $6.16 (available in five styles)
11. Humane Acne Treatment Body & Face Wash with 10% benzoyl peroxide that’ll treat and prevent breakouts directly from the source: your pores. Deep clean doesn’t even BEGIN to explain this. Share On facebook Share On facebook pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Pin Plus, it’s cruelty-free! Because this is has a strong formula (benzoyl peroxide typically is), it isn’t recommended for sensitive skin. But if you already use benzoyl peroxide and are looking for something new and more effective, this is for you!
Promising review : “I’ve been suffering from acne for years now, and I tried every single product on the market. Nothing seemed to work. I came across this and saw how many positive reviews it had and wanted to see it for myself. I’m so so happy, because it’s actually working for me. Changing my diet and using this wash was the answers to my prayers. I’ve only been using it for two weeks and I already see a huge difference. ” — Britney Vargas
Price : $20.85
12. L’Oréal Paris Makeup Voluminous Lash Paradise Mascara so you can achieve major look-at-me lengthening without causing your bank account to lash out . Share On facebook Share On facebook n pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Pin The wavy bristle brush has over 200 bristles to catch each and every lash and hold the maximum amount of formula for a feathery, volumizing effect. Not to mention there’s no flaking, smudging, or clumping. Good. Riddance. Did I mention its lasts all day?
Check out why a BuzzFeed editor swears by this mascara!
Promising review : “I love this mascara! I think it’s the best one I’ve tried in probably forever. It holds my curl all day from an early application until more than 12 hours later when I remove it. It’s very waterproof (the waterproof version, of course). I experience no flaking, no smudging, or irritation.” — Jill S
Price : $8.52 (available in eight shades)
13. Body Merry Retinol Surge Moisturizer for winning the best of both worlds in a single jar: powerful hydration (hello green tea, vitamin E, and shea butter) plus a natural glow courtesy of 2.5% retinol. Share On facebook Share On facebook pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Pin ANDDDD it’s cruelty-free and all-natural!
Promising review : “This moisturizer is amazing! I was previously using retinol that my dermatologist prescribed along with face moisturizer but this stuff takes the cake! I’ve been using it morning and night for two weeks now and I can’t imagine going back to anything else!