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5 Must-Have Beauty Products For Organic Week


This week officially marks Organic Beauty Week, meaning there’s a whole seven days dedicated to embracing natural ingredients that are kind to your skin, body and the environment. (Hurrah!) An initiative backed by the Soil Association, the annual campaign runs from the 19th – 25th September, and aims to educate and empower beauty lovers about the benefits of buying organic products.

From being kinder to the environment, to getting better results from a product, there are many advantages of going organic and the soil association are urging people to look for their logo. Appearing on over 70% of all organic products, the symbol is the most widely recognised organic symbol in the UK.

What are the advantages of organic beauty? 

Well, ultimately it all boils down to the ingredients. It’s a bit like cooking. The most nutritious dishes are made from fresh, simple ingredients and beauty products work in a similar way. Just a few advantages are of organic beauty products are:

✔ Earth-Friendly

✔ Less Irritant

✔ Naturally Fragranced

✔ Gentler on the skin

✔ Nutrient-Rich

So, to save you a job, we’ve handpicked our favourites from some of our best-known organic brands.

Read more: Organic Beauty with Pai Skincare

Aesop Mandarin Facial Hydrating Cream

Bursting with natural ingredients, this light hydrating cream is fuelled with citrus-derived ingredients that balance, cool and refresh the skin. Containing extracts of Mandarin, Lemon Verbena and Lemon Rind, the cream is easily absorbed in to the skin making it the perfect organic solution for maintaining polished, matte skin.

Pai Camellia and Rose Gentle Hydrating Cleanser

Made for people with sensitive skin, by people with sensitive skin, Pai are the ultimate organic brand. All of the brand’s products are certified organic, ultra-pure and loaded with skin soothers.  A staple product from the brand’s collection, Pai’s Camellia and Rose Gentle Hydrating Cleanser provides super cleansing action for dry, sensitive skin. Free from alcohol, detergent and natural oil, the formula leaves skin soft and replenished whilst gently lifting away make up.

Even better, it includes a Dual-Effect Sensitive Skin Cloth  – prefect for wiping away any leftover residue!

Dr Hauschka Facial Toner

Boasting the highest quality of natural raw ingredients, Dr Hauschka’s entire range is certified with the BDIH seal for ‘certified natural cosmetics.’  Energise and fortify your skin with the brand’s specially formulated facial toner. Enriched with witch hazel to even out blemishes, the organic toner aims to improve elasticity whilst refining pores.

Burt’s Bees Honey Lip Balm

Get a whole lot of conditioning with this nourishing Honey Lip Balm from Burt’s Bees. The deliciously sweet treat is bursting with an array of natural ingredients such as beeswax, shea butter, almond oil and cocoa butter, leaving your lips soft and supple no matter what the weather.

Ren Moroccan Rose Otto Body Wash

Whilst there may be a focus on organic skincare, we often forget about the ingredients in the products that we use to wash ourselves in. Formulated with one of the world’s most expensive oils, Moroccan Rose Otto Oil, the wash nourishes dry, sensitive skin whilst the 100 % natural fragrances work to relieve stress and sooth the soul.

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