Detoxing is well known to be a presence in one’s life after a big weekend or holiday of partying and drinking, on January the 2nd as we get over our New Years hang over and look toward a cleaner, healthier future and/or after a pay rise, where pressed juices and clean ingredients are able to be fit within ones budget.
These (and now) are all perfect times to cleanse and detox your skin regimen.
If reading cosmetic ingredient labels leaves you overwhelmed and confused, then begin your skincare detox by identifying brands with organic roots, these products will general be formulated with high performance actives and botanical extracts that aim to be as functional as they are nice to use.
Align yourself with nature
The secret to beautiful skin is to ensure that you are aligning yourself with the most natural products you can. Utilise skincare ranges that are designed to work with your skin and body’s natural physiology.
A good place to start is to reduce your toxic load and exposure to chemicals such as sulfates, parabens and synthetic fragrances.
There is nothing like an audit of your of your beauty cupboard to kick start the detox process!
Remember it’s just as important to consider what you’re putting on your body as what you put in it.
Remove the chemicals
Chemicals in cosmetics that were once considered as being safe by the authorities are increasingly being recognised as having long-term detrimental effects.
Without getting too worried, and until there is a unanimous verdict out on the safety of chemicals in cosmetics, choosing organic and natural ingredients that eliminate exposure to phthalates, parabens, sulphates, nanoparticles, formaldehyde, polyethylene glycol’s (PEG’s), petrochemicals and synthetic substances is your best bet to reduce potential harmful consequences.
Native botanicals such as Kakadu plum have been identified as one of the world’s highest sources of antioxidants which reign supreme when it comes to delivering the most effective skincare solutions, offering protection against environmental damage.