I love beauty products! Like seriously LOVE them! I could swan around in full hair and make up all day everyday and be very very happy. (I am *such* a frustrated Thespian!)
I use them daily and I am a little vain so I am on a massive anti-wrinkle campaign right now.
I use make up a lot because of my work and my videos so there are somethings I must have. That being said, I will not buy or use anything that reacts with me or has the potential to set my daughter off. More on her later...
I recently ordered some new 'allegedly natural make up products.
Turns out they were anything BUT natural...
... but more on that later.
This dodgy bunch of products got me to thinking...
... I started thinking how challenging it has been for me to use 100% natural products!
Miss 4 of Mischief i s what is known as a 'Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Child' meaning she is sensitive to pretty much everything.
I too am a sensitive little mite and my skin reacts badly to most products. Eye make up for me has been a nightmare because everything in the store bought garbage irritates my eyes and makes them go red raw in less than an hour.
- Perfumes are out
- Parabens are out
- Sulfates are out
- Synthetic alcohols are out
- Preservatives are out
Here is a list of reasons WHY I avoid these chemicals.
Think that doesn't leave much?
Think again. It may take a little digging around initially however once you find what works, stick to it.
My fave brands that I KNOW are safe are:
To help you out with choosing some things that may work for you, here is a peek inside The Eco Mum's Beauty Bag...
The contents of my beauty bag.
This doesn't include creams and lotions - this is just make up and the deodorant because I have one in every bag I own LOL
I will do another peek through my beauty regime later on.
Most of this can be bought online. Search the brands and check them out for yourselves. I got a lot of it through my local Health Food Store though GoVita has some great options too.
Happy face painting!