The average woman puts 168 different chemicals on the body every day.
Many of these chemicals are not completely harmful. After all, water is technically chemical.
But some health experts are concerned that many of the ingredients in mainstream beauty products are not great for us.
While there is not much definitive scientific evidence out there, many women choose traditional makeup channels and care products in favor of "natural" and "organic" products.
All "natural" really means in the context of beauty is that the materials are in nature or derived from natural sources – as opposed to synthetic ingredients made in the laboratory.
There is no legal definition of "natural beauty" and there are no guidelines for Australia. Anyone can claim that their products are natural.
Many brands often promote themselves using terms such as "clean", "no toxins", "no chemicals" or "green". These are just marketing terms – always check the ingredients online or on the product label to be sure.
It can be quite difficult to know if the product is completely natural or not. Some brands say "natural" although their products do not contain 100 percent natural ingredients.
A good example is Ole Henriksen, a great skincare label equipped with a spura that markets itself as a natural beauty brand.
But as its eponymous founder Ole Henriksen told news.com.au, these products are not 100 percent natural. They are derived from powerful natural ingredients, such as African red tea and lily extract, but still contain some synthetic ingredients.
"I've always focused on creating products with the highest concentrations of nature's most powerful peanuts," Henriksen said.
"We are proud of the strictest guidelines set by the EU [European Union] and [Ole Henriksen’s parent company] LVMH, which our brand is part of. We do not use prohibited or unsafe ingredients. "
Another example is Aesop. Despite its fashionable packaging and component-centric products, Aesop is not a natural beauty brand.
"The Aesop product range is not only organic or natural.Our products are formulated using a combination of high quality synthetic and botanical materials," the brand sets on site.
"It is important to note, however, that none of our products contain colourants, mineral oils, silicones, parabens or pearl agents."
Navigating this space can be tricky. The best way to check is to look closely at the ingredients and see if you are comfortable with what you find. Comment or DM brands on social media if they are not open on this web.
But where do you buy these things? Priceline sells piles of affordable natural beauty brands, including Sukin, Ayn, Antipodes, Trilogy, Alya, Jojoba Company and Andalou Naturals, if you want to dip your finger into the natural beauty pool. And Nourished Life is a massive Australian online store dedicated to natural beauty products.
Going natural is a personal preference only. Some people go all nine yards and do not allow any synthetic ingredients into their beauty cabinets. Others are trying where they can introduce some natural products. We say do whatever you feel is right for you.
The 10 products listed below are completely natural, including $ 20 soap that's so popular it has been bought two million times.
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Abril to clean stone clears stone
price: $ 19.95
Available from: Story style, April skin online
Washing your face with soap is often seen as a great paux pas beauty, but facial soaps are one of the new beauty beauty trends in Korea right now. Two million soaps have been sold since last year's launch.
These pristine Korean women know what happens in April Leather is a cosmetic brand in South Korea. If a Korean lady chic told me to put an eagle seed on my face I must have been.
This soap contains shea butter, hyaluronic acid and a group of different oils, including coconut oil. This thoroughly removes dirt, dirt and makeup without drying the face.
I keep one in the shower and just use it across and on the body on lazy days when I can not be bothered with multiple products.
Go to a clean cleaner
price: 31 $
Available from: Go to the Skincare website
All of Zoey Foster's products in Blake's Go-To Skincare brand are natural, without vegan cruelty.
This foam cleaner is quite subtle but still gets all the shit out of your face efficiently.
Plus, it smells really nice.
price: $ 60
Available from: Enda spas online stores
Enda Spa markets itself as an organic beauty brand. This means all its products have been certified by an Australian Certified Organic to Organic and Natural COSMetics standard, an international standard that defines the formulation requirements of skin care claiming natural or organic status.
But if you look closely at the list of ingredients, not everything here is certified organic.
The main ingredients of aloe leaf juice, jojoba seed oil and night primrose oil are organic, but there are many things not.
It does not even matter to me because it's a fantastic moisturizing serum that is not too oily and makes skin lighter and more radiant.
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Beauty Care Beauty Serum
price: 88 $
Available from: Indagare Beauty Online
If you are looking for natural serum, you will find most products have oils.
This particular serum contains prickly pear seed oil – which is organic, ethically sourced and pressed from the rural countryside of Morocco – as well as neroli oil and geranium oil.
It smells amazing and is great for dull, dehydrated skin. My skin has lapped it over the past few months and I was super sad when I ran out.
The Baby Cake
price: $ 15 for 30 ml, $ 22 for 75 ml
Available from: Wallda Online, David J. Jones, Life-On-Life, Beauty and Beauty
This thick cream, moisturizer is a classic natural beauty product. It has a wash-like consistency and goes a long way.
If you have oily skin or do not like thick, sticky things on your face, this product is not for you.
If you are very dry and started to slather Vaseline on your skin because nothing else is hydrating enough, I have found a solution to your problems.
Frank Body Illuminator
price: $ 16.95
Available from: Charming blow, Frank Body online
Frank Body is a natural beauty and beauty brand written by two young Aussie women. They are famous for peeling these peeling coffee and you slather all over your body in the shower, but I like some of their skin care products and other make-up products.
This mark is made from coconut oil and jojoba oatmeal and receives its gentle, luminous glow, a mineral often referred to as the "natural glow". Gold and silver particles of mica give the product that effect effect.
WARNING: This is not a blinding accent. It's very natural, tense and shiny. This makes your face look a little dewier and healthier, like you just did sex or went to a great Pilates lesson.
If you are looking for some sparkling highlights you can see from space, get yourself a hairdo and buy beauty Fenty Killawatt Beauty Freeestyle.
Body language is clean
price: $ 15
Available from: Charming blow, Frank Body online
This color hue comes in two colors – cherry bomb and sent naked. Its main ingredients are lanolin, coconut oil, coffee seed oil, beeswax, so it is not completely vegan.
I've been using Cherry Bomb for a couple of weeks now and love how versatile it is. The luster gives your lips a natural color wash while moisturizing them at the same time. I put him in the gym, the office, and dinner.
Frank Body's body language is also very good, but it's nice to have something with a little shade.
Naked by natural
price: From $ 16.95 – $ 49.45
Available from: Nude by Nature Online, Priceline, a warehouse chemist
There are many brands that sell synthetic brushes of good quality, but the Australian natural beauty brand Nude by nature makes the cheapest.
While "synthetic" is usually a word you want to avoid if you are looking for natural products, many makeup brushes are made of animal hair or synthetic / animal blend.
All Nude By Nature products, including their brushes, are ruthless and certified by PETA. In terms of price, they are really good.
IMO, the best value for money is a 10-desire luxury brush set for $ 39.95.
Natural deodorant of Sukin
price: For about $ 4.50, the price varies
Available from: , Chemists' warehouse
Natural deodorants are becoming more popular when consumers express concern about how traditional deodorants affect our bodies.
Regular antiperspirants contain aluminum, which binds the sweat tubes to our pits and stops sweating from dripping out. There is no conclusive evidence to prove that aluminum is causing us any damage, but some studies have linked aluminum to certain diseases.
Some people just want to avoid any risk, so they use natural deodorant. Unlike antiperspirant, natural deodorants do not reduce sweat, but they smell nice.
Many come in spray bottles, rollers or strange pipes of soup that you grab out and choke under your hands every morning, and it sounds gross to me.
Sukin is number one selling the most natural brand skincare in Priceline. It is an Australian brand with a great variety of products and they are all super cheap.
I hesitantly acquired Sukin's natural deodorant in the chemist's warehouse a week ago and loved him.
It smells nice, it is super easy to implement and it works. I'm a fairly sweaty person, and it lasted even after an intense exercise.
price: $ 15
Available from: Lovely Maxa
Until recently, Fu Pao Fu's cream was on my lips. I had one at work, one at home, one in the car and one in my wallet.
Then I started to read about how this famous ointment contains a lot of petroleum, a TGA approved ingredient that many people believe blocks the skin so that moisture can not get in or out.
A lot of natural people on the internet skincare love to hate this famous red pipe and say that it is not very good for us.
This can certainly be true, but really the main reason I stopped using Paw Paw Paw ointment is because it stopped working for me.
I have very dry lips, and I would take off the stuff all day, but my lips were still chapped and sore.
Now I use Lanolips, containing 100% lanolin, a fatty substance found naturally on sheep wool. It's cheap, lasts ages and works in fact. In the end, that's all we really want out of lipstick.
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Originally posted as $ 20 product bought by two million people