Do Your Skin Care Products Stack Up?
Eating clean is a must for healthy, glowing skin, but it’s not the only piece of the puzzle. I’m a low maintenance girl and try to keep it fairly simple: cleansing milk over soap, moisturizer daily and avoid products with parabens, mercury, lead, SLS…
This time of year, as sunscreens start to appear on store shelves, I find myself perusing the EWG.org website researching products and product safety, and wondering if I’ve made the best choices for my health and my skin. I eat the colors of the rainbow with extra emphasis on greens, but I’ve yet to find a skin care regimen that is as direct as my clean approach to nutrition and sometimes it’s just too overwhelming (and expensive) to even try to make sense of it all.
I want my regimen to be clean and nutritionally-packed with nutrients my skin can access – nutrients that comes from the green kind of plant and not he cement kind of plant. And last week I stumbled upon an option. When a national magazine recently asked me to recommend someone they could talk to about skin care, I instantly thought of a local producer whose line of natural skin care products I had come across a few years back. I never took the time to learn more or try his products then, but as soon as he explained to me that “This is skin care based on whole food nutrition,” I knew he was singing my song. The company is mod.skin, and while they are local to me, they are available nationwide. Here’s an overview:
• Hand-picked organic plant extracts
• Wild-harvested blue-green algae
• Naturally preserved formulas
• No parabens, phthalates, synthetic dyes or fragrances
• Animal-cruelty free
• Products that embody a wholesome and whole food nutrition-derived treatment
These are the values I’m looking for! I want my skin care to work for my unique constitution, and thanks to mod.skin founder, Raffaele, I’m giving these products a try. So far I can tell you that The Weightless Lotion is definitely accurately named, but it’s the Serum Excalibur that’s got me psyched. This product makes my skin feels tight(er) and young(er) – which is always a good thing and something my kale and collard greens don’t accomplish on their own! The cleanser is next on my “to do” list, and I’m hopeful. If you’re interested in trying mod.skin along with me, Raffaele has offered my readers a 10% discount off any order, anytime. Simply enter ten in the coupon code upon checkout. Thank you, Raffaele.
As eating clean is more nourishing when we share the journey, please share your skin care secrets, favorite products and skin care recipe here so that we can all look as radiant as we feel!
Here’s to eating clean, living well… and looking fabulous!