The vegan and cruelty-free movement continues to grow at a rapid pace, as people are wanting to live a more ethical life. With that, however, comes a lot of confusion.
While people well-versed in the vegan beauty arena know what to look for on product labels, it can be hard for others.
We're currently living in a knowledge-abundant society. With access to Google and medical journals, we can judge for ourselves on which types of products and ingredients are good for us, and which aren't.
These 3 toxic products are commonly used worldwide as a measure to protect the skin from various stressors.
While mainstream cleansers have been a normal part of beauty routines for decades, they're hiding a pretty nasty secret.
Oil cleansing, on the other hand, is an effective alternative. Delivering essential nutrients, it balances dry, sensitive, and even acne-prone skin.
After many failed attempts of trying to treat acne vulgaris using topical creams, people are often prescribed Accutane pills. However, they come along with many potentially dangerous side effects.
What you'll most likely never hear from a conventional doctor, is that acne is a direct result of diet and lifestyle choices, as the root cause originates from within the body.
In an attempt to protect ourselves from the sun's UV rays, it has for the most part backfired on us. What's shocking is about an estimated 1 billion people worldwide, across all ethnicities and age groups, are deficient in vitamin D. This pandemic is mainly attributed to reduced exposure to sunlight.
So how can we properly protect our skin from the sun's UV rays?
If you have acne, eczema, or psoriasis, your skin is likely deficient in certain essential nutrients. This imbalance is caused by inflammation, and is one of the main underlying factors contributing to these conditions.
The secret behind Miracle Oil is its rich content of skin-loving omega-3 and 6 essential fatty acids, and cell regenerating phytonutrients.
Phenoxyethanol is one of the most commonly used synthetic preservatives in cosmetics today, and is also used as a fixative for perfumes. Companies use phenoxyethanol as a "safer" alternative to parabens, and will often market their products as paraben-free (since many people know to stay away from parabens).
Contrary to what we're told by cosmetics companies and doctors, their are much deeper rooted causes to acne. Simply treating the skin with synthetic chemicals and prescription drugs may help some, but for the majority of people with acne-prone skin, the answer lies within their bodies.
It may seem strange, but acne sufferers likely have an essential fatty acid deficiency, which plays a major role in the severity of the condition.