Do you know what you’re putting on your skin? Part 3

If you haven’t read Part 1 and Part 2 of this series, check them out for some helpful tips on my face care routine and makeup.

In Part 3 of this series I want to talk about personal hygiene products and give you some less toxic alternatives. I know there are many DIY recipes out there but I’m not quite there yet on my journey towards a healthier lifestyle. Fortunately, there are excellent companies out there who are making great products helping to make the switch to a less toxic life effortless.

Below you will find a list of many different personal hygiene products that I’ve put together for you and have read all the ingredients for you. Find what fits your budget and soon you will find a brand that suits you and your family.

What I have tried, loved and hated

 Body Wash

Dr. Bronners castile soap (bars and liquid)

S.o.A.P. (South Austin People) only available in Austin, TX area and www.southaustinpeople.com

Burt’s Bees Peppermint & Rosemary Body Bar

 Shampoo and Conditioner

Acure organics Moroccan Argan oil

Dr. Bronners citrus hair conditioning

Herbal Choice Mari

Eye Makeup remover

Real Purity Eye Makeup Remover

Boots eye makeup remover

Tooth Paste

Earth Paste

The Natural Dentist

Body Oil (I don’t use lotions or creams)

NOW Coconut oil

NOW Organic Jojoba oil

Organic Shea butter

 Deodorant

Lemon wedge (just a plain lemon wedge)

Real Purity deodorant- works for me

Primal Pit paste – hated it, really irritated my skin

Dr. Haushka- just ok and too expensive

Hair shine

Maracuja oil- just a few drops

Here is a list of companies that are doing a great job. I have not tried these products but they are definitely worth considering.

Body Wash

Aubrey Organics Bath Bars

Auromere Ayurvedic Soaps

Druide Pur and Pure Organic Soap Unscented

Kiss My Face Pure Olive Oil Soap

La Roche-Posay Toleriane Gentle Cleansing Bar

Nature Clean Bar Soap Unscented/Liquid Soap Unscented/ Citrus Liquid Soap

Natural Spas Canada Nanaimo Bar Soap

Nuvo Olive Oil Soap

Purple Prairie Botanicals Soaps

Goodness Sake Bars

Suki Sensitive Cleansing Bar

Terressentials Natural Unscented Glycerin Soap/Real Soap for Hands

Theraneem Organix Cleansing Bar

Trader Joe’s Oatmeal & Honey Soap

Shampoo & Conditioner

Alaffia Shampoos

Miessence

Nurture My Body Shampoo

Purple Prairie Botanicals Rosemary Mint Shampoo Bar

Solay Shine Unscented Natural Shampoo

Eye Makeup Remover

Jane Iredale Dot the i

Mindful Beauty Organic Sweet Almond Oil

Nurture My Body Cleansing Milk Fragrance Free
Toothpaste

Desert Essence – Tea Tree Oil & Neem Toothpaste

Druide Toothpaste (contains sorbitol from natural sources)

Hakeem Herbal Toothpaste (contains only herbs and neem)

Ipsab Tooth Powder

Nature’s Gate Creme de Anise Toothpaste

Solay Smile Tooth Powder

Tooth Soap Peppermint Liquid

Deodorant

Burt’s Bees out door herbal deodorant

Erbaviva organic deodorant

Aubrey organics

Lafe’s organic baby mother to be

Miessence

Terressentials

So there you have it! I hope you’ve found this list useful and that it will help you switch to non-toxic products more easily.

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Stay tuned for part 4 of this series where I will discuss baby skin care.

Until next time, be well! xoxo

 

 

 

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