actually making their products organic, they adjust their marketing to describe
their products as “natural” or “natural inspired”. These
types of “natural” products tend to have 1 or 2 natural ingredients
(which can be sourced from non-organic or GM sources), with the rest of the
product containing large amounts of synthetic chemicals.
The only way to
ensure that an organic skin care product is truly organic is to purchase
products that bear the logo of a certification authority such as the USDA (USA)
or Soil Association (UK). In addition to ensuring ingredients are sourced from
organic sources, it stipulates stiff rules for the inclusion of synthetic
chemicals in organically labelled personal care products.
consumers to trust that a product contains organic ingredients and that ALL
these ingredients are on the label.
The development of
certified organic skin care products, like commercial products, has a
well-defined process. Very often, companies look to those who buy organic skin
care products for input on both current products and products under
development. The best organic skin care products are a perfect blend of
traditional recipes and ingredients with scientific findings and awareness of
At the present time,
there is an increasing demand for pure, natural and organic products for skin
care and cosmetics. This is a beneficial stage of our healthy life style and
skin care routine, which can provide long term skin care without side effects.
Due to my experience
and expertise I found some very misleading information or lack of information
regarding natural and organic skin care products. I believe that the consumer
of natural and organic skin care and cosmetic products has the right to be
You cannot preserve
natural or organic skin care products only with citric acid or citric like
ingredients unless pH (the acidic or base capability of a solution) falls below
5 (acidic), which is not recommended for the skin. You cannot preserve the
natural and organic skin care products with only Rosemary oleoresin extract,
which is widely used in formulations due to its appealing natural name.
make those statements regarding the preservation of their natural skin care or
cosmetic products may have difficulties with the self life of their products or
they are deliberately omitting ingredients from their ingredients list.
advertise under organic or natural, skin care products, which contain only a
low percentage of plant extracts or natural oils. In fact, the products are
chemical and synthetic with one or few natural active ingredients.
Organic skin care:
These products are being touted for their natural goodness and ultra healing
properties. So are these organic skin care products really better for your skin
than other, sometimes less expensive, products? Basically, just because a
product is labeled organic or natural doesn’t mean it’s gentler on your skin.
One thing you can
do until then is closely read the labels on organic skin care products. By
choosing products that are chemical- and preservative-free you can go easier on
your skin. The reason people want to embrace truly organic skin care is that
many chemicals in synthetic products can be toxic or carcinogenic. One final
note: be aware that all-natural and organic ingredients can sometimes cause
reactions to sensitive skin types. * Herbal Skincare products or organic
natural skin care creams usually give a pleasant feeling to the skin when
world, organic natural skin care products like creams, lotions etc. are taking
precedence over their allopathic counterparts. What is ‘organic’ skin care?
Understanding what organics are, and how organic skin care can benefit you will
help you stretch your beauty budget and get the right product for your skin.