Natural cosmetics real or fake
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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Women today are more closely than ever, looking at the ingredients in the makeup they purchase. Thecurrent generation is concerned with harming their bodies by putting chemicals into it. That whynatural cosmetics have become so popular. The reason for this interest in natural products is thatwomen have become health conscience now, more than ever. Sometimes though, consumers maywonder if what the labels say is real and if the word natural, indeed means natural. In the cosmeticbusiness today, there is no real standard of what the word natural means. Therefore, are the naturalcosmetics that we purchase today, really natural or not?http://www.maccosmetics-ol.comHow To Understand The FD&C ClassificationsIn 1938, The Federal Food and Cosmetic Act classified products produced in the United States ascosmetics, but only if the products were able to bring about a change in a persons appearance. Theseproducts could not make and difference in physical structures or body systems. Since that time,products are either labeled as cosmetics or drugs.MAC Surf Baby SeriesThere is a serious problem as the FD&C doesnt monitor the ingredients that cosmetics are made of.Therefore, the term natural, is not a regulated word and means that the consumer could be purchasingproducts that claim to be natural cosmetics, when in fact they are not.For these reasons, consumers should really wonder if the product they want to purchase is natural.Real natural cosmetics today, for the most part, are composed of ingredients like ground minerals andpigments that are derived from the earth. But even with some of these, you must be careful thatchemicals such as sodium lauryl sulfate and propylene glycol are not being added to the naturalingredients. These may also contain artificial fragrances. So you see, what you think you are buying,may be something totally different.In order for a cosmetic to truly be a natural product, it may not contain chemicals of any type. Theyare to be composed of natural minerals and botanical extracts as well as essential oils. Evenpreservatives should be nature based. If you are still unsure if the cosmetic you would like to buy issafe or not, read the label and see what ingredients are listed. The order in which they are listed isimportant. The ingredients begin with the item with the most amount and goes to the ingredient withthe least amount in the product.If you are health conscience, the best natural cosmetics are those made from natural minerals. Thistype is better for your skin. However, many women dont truly understand and look for something lessexpensive instead of looking for quality natural cosmetics.