Understanding organic skin care ingredients
Organic beauty products are in high demand as consumers switch to “clean” cosmetics. However, as with conventional skin care, the ingredient list on the back of your organic skin care product can be difficult to interpret. Don’t fret – we are here to help you understand these ingredients.
Why organic beauty products?
Now, more than ever, people are conscious of what they put inside their bodies – food, vitamins, etc, but also, on their bodies, including organic beauty products. At This Green, we believe organic skin care products should be gentle, effective and free of chemical by-products.
As an ethical, eco-conscious company we ask:
- Are organic skin care ingredients harmful in any way?
- Do organic beauty products contain toxic ingredients?
- Can you judge a product by its ingredients?
- How can we tell if a product is actually organic or an imposter?
Let’s take a look…
Composition of organic skin care
If you want to know what’s in your organic skin care products, flip over the bottle and read the ingredients on the back label. You’ll see that components are listed by their scientific Latin and English names. Furthermore, you can head to the INCI (International Nomenclature of Cosmetic Ingredients) website which gives in-depth explanations. The list is particularly helpful for those who suffer from allergies, as it provides the concentration of each ingredient. A lower concentration level, for example, means an ingredient is less likely to cause an allergic reaction.
The ingredients in organic products
Scan your organic product label. Although the list on your packaging may not be exclusive (ingredients below 1% do not need to be listed), there are a few things that can help you identify if your skin care product is truly organic:
- The first 5 ingredients make up nearly 70% of the product
- Percentage of each ingredient
- Absence of the term “synthetic”
This Green’s natural hair care range
At This Green, we make our hair care products with ingredients that respect the planet and your well-being. Additionally, our organic beauty range contains 100% natural active ingredients. Because we are firm believers in transparency, we want you to know exactly what you’re putting on your skin. We, therefore, offer pure, natural products that resonate not only with nature but also your values.
As organic beauty products continue to grow in popularity, we want to introduce you to our brand which is connected to every aspect of nature. Find out more about This Green.