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Pamper Yourself With Natural Skin Care Products

As you stroll down the aisles displaying every beauty product imaginable you will find a growing number of products that are all-natural. That’s because natural skin care has become the most popular body care products by women and men everywhere.

Unfortunately, some of these products that are massed produced can’t be 100% natural because additives are included to give the product a longer shelf life. Therefore, you must carefully consider the ingredients on every label to ensure that you are using nothing but all natural ingredients on your skin. Natural skin care products are available in cleansers, toners, moisturizers, treatments, exfoliates, lip and eye care, brightening care and anti-aging products. If you want to make sure your skin is getting the best care make sure you pamper your skin with products that are 100% natural.

Here are some things to look for when trying to choose 100% natural body care products. There are several things to look for to make sure the product you buy is indeed 100% natural.

1. First, look for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) seal that approves the product as organic. The USDA has imposed a standard that places certain requirements on beauty products. Every product that claims to be 100% natural is required to have the USDA seal verifying that claim.

The USDA seal insures that the natural skin care product has been thoroughly tested and meets the standards for quality and safety as determined by the USDA. These tests verify that the product has passed tests for hormones and antibiotics used in crops and livestock.

2. Go beyond the packaging or the well-known name of the manufacturer by thoroughly examining the ingredients on the label. The product may have the words, “100% natural” or “100% organic” on the front label, but you will need to read the actual ingredients on the back of the product in order to know exactly what’s in the product.

Some manufacturers may add a few organic ingredients to their product and claim it to be all natural or organic. However, this does not constitute an all natural product. Whenever you find ingredients you’re not familiar with look them up online before you buy it to make sure you’re not buying a product with chemicals or preservatives.

3. When you’ve found a USDA approved product, try to get a free sample of the product so you can try it before you buy it. For example, if it’s a moisturizer, notice how fast it is absorbed into the skin and how it makes your skin feel immediately and several hours later. Does it have a fragrance that you don’t like? Are you allergic to any of the ingredients?

Knowing that the USDA has approved the product you are considering and trying a sample makes you a savvy shopper of natural skin care products.