You Are Showering With Toxins, And Don't Even Know It
How do you pick out your shower products when you’re at the store? Do you mosey on down the aisle, pop off the top of the bottle and pick something that smells nice? That is what most of us do without thinking twice about what goes into the product. A lot of shower products today are filled with harmful chemicals like parabens (which have been associated with breast cancer), synthetic colors (found to be a human carcinogen) and triclosan (a known endocrine disruptor). These toxins are only a few of the many.
So, instead of getting a dose of chemicals when we think we are getting clean, it’s time to start using products that don’t come anywhere near these harmful toxins. When you have products you can trust, you can sud up with peace of mind.
Avalon Organics is all about hair care, skin care and bath & body products. They stand for having pure ingredients they stand behind. The brand is dedicated to only using ingredients that are safe for your skin and safe for the Earth. Their products are vegan and cruelty free with a leaping bunny approval.
Try out the ‘Aloe Unscented Moisturizing Cream Shave.’ This natural shaving cream will work to smooth and moisturize your legs while you shave. The soothing aloe helps with any nicks you encounter while shaving. There are no harsh sulfates, no GMOs and no parabens in this product.
Own Beauty is all about natural, eco-friendly products. The formulas are vegan, cruelty free, gluten free and have no dyes or added fragrance. Their line currently exists of natural body wash and deodorant and will continue to expand in the future.
Try out the ‘Coconut + Mango’ deodorant.’ This formula is coconut based, which applies effortlessly. There is no aluminum (aluminum has been linked to Alzheimer’s Disease and breast cancer). Shea butter is added, which helps to soothe your skin. If you have been dreaming up a natural deodorant that works, then this is your answer. Everybody needs a good deodorant to continue smelling divine after stepping out of the shower.
Alba Botanica started in 1979, so you know they have had decades of success with getting products right. The brand’s mission is to “nourish the skin, hair, and of course the soul.” They are committed to delivering high quality, 100% vegetarian products to you. Happily, they never test on animals.
Try the ‘Acnedote Face & Body Scrub.’ If you are having stubborn breakouts, then this product is going to help. With ingredients like Salicylic acid and willow bark, your blemish will disappear in no time. Say hello to clear skin without any artificial colors, sulfates, plastic microbeads or parabens! Just hop in the shower, exfoliate and you’re good to go for the day.
Say hello to self dubbed “wellness enthusiasts,” Acure. The brand’s mission is to “take skin and hair from blah to brilliant by boosting their performance with powerful combinations of amazing ingredients.” They are free from harsh chemicals and 100% vegan.
Try the ‘Brightening Glow Lotion.’ Everybody needs a good lotion after they step out of the shower. With uplifting citrus, sweet orange and clove, your skin is sure to smell and feel incredible. Apply generously and let your skin drink up the moisture! Use daily for the max effect.
CEO and Founders, Emmanuel Rey and Suzanne Dawson, started Yuni Beauty with the inspiration of yoga. The mindfulness of Yuni Beauty is the thought that goes into each of their products. The Ingredients they use are fair trade free and free of harmful chemicals. The brand knows that the body, heart and mind are connected. This is why they create products we can feel good about on a whole body level.
Try the’Glow With The Flow Face And Body Scrub.’ This scrub is made for all skin types. When you step in the shower, dampen your face then use this product to gently exfoliate your skin. You will be washing away dead skin cells to reveal healthy, glowing skin. The formula includes fair trade green tea extracts and essential oils to make your skin happy. This scrub is free from synthetic colors, GMOs, and PEGs.
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