Let's Talk Skin Care

Let's Talk Skin Care

When I eliminated processed foods containing preservatives and chemicals from my diet, I did the same for my skin care routine. While the skin is not technically considered an organ, it sure does act like one. The skin’s job (besides covering up our insides,) is to breath. As the skin breaths, it eliminates toxins from the body and absorbs new oxygen, acting like a sponge. In addition, it absorbs the chemicals found in conventional beauty products i.e. makeup products, lotions, cleansers, body washes, eye creams, shaving creams, exfoliators, deodorants and more. While chemicals are loosely monitored by cosmetic companies and the FDA, we do not know the long-term affects of using cosmetic chemicals on our bodies.

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