Chemical Free Essentials – John Masters Organics

John Masters in the house!

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That’s right, John Masters Organics makes a range of delicious chemical free organic products that includes shampoos, conditioners, body washes, body milks, hair styling products and lip balm.

If you need it John Masters will make it.

Their products contain 70-100% organic ingredients, their essential oils are steam distilled not extracted using propylene glycol and their plant oils are cold pressed not heat distilled (so they retain their therapeutic properties).

The ingredients are harvested in an environmentally friendly manner and none of their products are tested on animals or contain artificial colours, fragrances, fillers, sodium lauryl sulfate, parabens, DEAs, MEAs, TEAs or GMOs.

Perfect!

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Chemical Free Essentials – Skincare

Right, here’s the lowdown on my favourite chemical free skincare products.

Hand cream, foot cream, face cream, sunscreen, cleanser, sanitizer. You name it, if your skin needs it, it’s here! Continue reading

Chemical Free Essentials – Handwash & Shower Gel

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Looking for some chemical free hand washes and shower gels to stock your bathroom cupboard with?

Here are a few of my particular favourites.

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Chemical Free Essentials – Shampoo

IMG_7769Which shampoos will leave your hair feeling soft, clean and full of volume without the chemicals?

Find out which Paraben and SLS free shampoos I use all the time to keep my tresses in great shape! Continue reading

Going Chemical Free

chemicalsHave you ever looked closely at what was in your shampoo? Or your face wash? Your face cream? Toothpaste?

Well I hadn’t. And I was shocked the first time I realised that the products I was using on my skin everyday were full of chemicals, some of which could be harmful to my health.

How could it be that multimillionpound corporations were using chemicals in their products when they weren’t sure of the possible health ramifications?

Why were they not using their vast resources to research chemical free alternatives?

I had been using Estee Lauder products for years. My mother has used them for a lifetime and my sister and I just sort of followed suit.

I always liked the products, they felt lovely on my skin but in winter my skin would get very dry and no matter how many of their creams I bought for ‘very dry skin’ they didn’t really help. Nor did they help when my skin became problematic and broke out in spots and blemishes.

After reading an interview with an actress who swore she wouldn’t use anything with any parabens or SLS in it (Sodium Lauryl Sulphate) I decided to see what was in my creams.

And I wasn’t happy.

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