These Ingredients Might Be Sabotaging Your Favourite Beauty Products
Whether your skin care regimen involves two or 20 products, the list of ingredients is guaranteed to be lengthy. From the simple essential oils to words we can barely pronounce, it takes a lot of mixology to create some of our favourite go-tos. But what if these old favorites are actually doing more harm than good? As the beauty world evolves and shoppers get savvier, experts are following suit by revealing the truth about product recipes. And unfortunately, we are discovering that some of the most commonly used products are wreaking havoc on your skin.
According to BeautyStat.com and Transparency Market Research, "global demand for organic personal care products, one-third of which are skin care products, is expected to reach almost $10 billion by 2018." Dr. Sarah Villafranco, the woman behind Osmia Organics, is an authority in the natural beauty world — she knows what actually works and doesn't work. Unfortunately, there is a lot of nasty stuff out there.
On the flip side, the eco-friendly sector is growing to include products that can replace the mainstream options. Keep reading to get familiar with Villafranco's list of commonly used but potentially harmful beauty ingredients before switching out everything on your bathroom vanity.