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Why we’re eating organic and applying organic on our skin too

Clean, conscious and ethically sourced, clean up your vanity shelves with these products that are good for not just your body, but mother earth too
 

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The organic movement has taken the world by storm over the last decade, with consumers demanding to know the origin and traceability of the food on their plates. In the last few years, this trend has extended beyond food, and made its way into the world of beauty – and it’s definitely here to stay. After all, why should the cause for sustainable, healthy and eco-friendly products stop at the dining table?

They say you are what you eat. We'd go so far as to say you are also what you put on your skin. Skin is the largest organ in our body, and a lot of what we thoughtlessly apply on ourselves is also absorbed into our bloodstream.

In the first part of this series, we explored the importance of understanding what we’re applying on our bodies, as certain chemicals can actually enter our bloodstreams. Now, we take a look at these clean skin care products that are EWG certified – meaning they are good for both your body and the earth.

 

 

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