Welcome to this post: 4 Tips for Switching to Clean Beauty & Makeup.
New to the world of using non toxic, clean beauty products? Here are some pointers to keep in mind.
Firstly, with clean beauty industry gaining traction, let’s make some distinctions. It is pertinent to sift thru what’s out there. This helps to decifer the good versus the sketchy. Learning about the roots of the brand can help you get a feel for what the motivation is. Moreover, this is often linked to the ingredient quality, sourcing & company culture.
2. Brands that have things to hide have found crafty ways to rename ingredients so that they don’t sound as harsh. These 3 resources/apps can help you look up specific ingredients. Through these apps, you can also look up specific brands. This way, you have a better idea of what you’re actually getting.
Tips for Switching to Clean Beauty
3. Going into your clean beauty journey knowing your skin, hair and body is a vital place to start. Consider any issues you’ve had with products in the past. This will help guide you towards the best products and practices for you. You don’t want to get suckered into products (via fancy marketing) that aren’t even clean or aren’t formulated for your skin/hair type.
4. It lights me up to talk to passionate teams & founders. Many of them jump at the chance to answer product questions. Also, they are eager to give recommendations. It’s a good sign when they are open & enthusiastic to talk about their products. Don’t hesitate to connect with them if you are new to their brand or ingredients and don’t know where to start.
I hope you find these insights helpful for you. As you begin (or continue) to explore the world of skincare & beauty, I’m rooting for you. Consider my site a resource for you if you’ve departed from the use of harmful contaminants.