What are the keys to a successful natural transition?
Going natural is a desire more and more present in each of us ... Currently, we are in demand for better quality products for our skin, our environment and our planet. For most of us, we have been used to consuming our products blindly, relying on pretty packaging and beautiful promises. To think that an effective product necessarily contains a lot of ingredients and to go to the major distribution chains to buy our everyday products .... When we speak of "product", we include all categories, from cosmetics to skincare. capillaries but also household.
And then, turning to the natural is good for us but also for our most precious good: our planet, which suffers so much from the excessive consumption of chemicals and harmful ...
In this article, I suggest you zoom in on a natural transition, the benefits and our tips to achieve it!
What is naturalness?
If we start from a simple definition, the natural belongs and comes from nature . The natural is not aware of the work of man and is therefore opposed to everything that is artificial, synthetic or modified . This approach shows us one thing: naturalness therefore comes from raw products belonging to nature, allowing us to return to the essentials, to the sources .
And natural products, there are plenty! But the first fears expressed by potential consumers are: inefficiency, price, "too simple" ... And then there is this transition to naturalness which is not always easy. So let's get to the heart of the matter.
The transition to naturalness in cosmetics! We were talking about a difficult transition and fears a little higher ...
But why is it difficult and what are the expected results ? In some cases, the switch to healthier and more natural products can be accompanied by skin reactions: redness, pimples ... This is called "the rebound effect ". This could upset and demotivate more than one in their approach but the question to ask is: why does my skin react like this ? After spending years applying cosmetics full of preservatives synthetic, substances petrochemicals and other synthetic ingredients, our skin has become accustomed to receiving these kinds of products. They contain occlusive molecules and products which act superficially, thus hiding the real problems and slowing down the natural actions of the skin. She, we can say, has become addicted to these products and without them, nature takes back its rights. It will therefore manifest itself excessively when it comes to letting go ... But rest assured, if this transition is delicate, it only lasts a while. Your skin will then accept, with happiness and pleasure, products that are finally healthy for it!
In addition, numerous scientific studies have demonstrated the dangerousness of several ingredients found in make-up and industrial creams: endocrine disruptors, plastic microbeads, nanoparticles, etc. The list is long and the internet is full of information on this subject.
So once we know this, why hesitate to go natural ?
Start slowly with everyday products such as soap, deodorant ... Wash your skin with a gentle cleansing gel, apply hydrolats pure and alcohol-free, promote vegetal oils (almond, jojoba, sesame ...). Be patient, test and after a few weeks this natural transition will bear fruit!
If you prefer more "elaborate" products then be curious and read the labels carefully. Find out about the ingredients present there, the origin of these products, the labels claimed by the brand ... To find out how to decipher a list of ingredients, we invite you to read our article on this subject.
The simplest solution being, and you know that we advocate this practice, home cosmetics . You use the natural ingredients of your choice, know the exact composition and significantly reduce the amount of products on your skin.
So go ahead and your skin will thank you for sure!
As far as hair is concerned, what natural routine should you adopt?
So-called " conventional " or industrial hair products are often also made up of chemical substances . The two main ones are:
They are highly appreciated by consumers because indeed, their actions are convincing: sheathed hair, shiny appearance ... But don't get me wrong, this action is only superficial . They actually fill the gaps between the scales of your hair by plugging the cuticle of your hair. So even if at the moment T we are delighted with the result, these products damage your hair, slow down their growth and promote their long-term loss ...
But just like the difficult transition to a more natural cosmetic routine, that of the hair can be just as difficult ... This corresponds to the time that your hair will take to detoxify and to get used to the absence of silicone again. This detoxification and cure allows your hair to be disgorged of any chemical substance. And once rid of these, your hair will be able to breathe again!
We advise you to turn to a gentle transition and to use shampoos and conditioners composed of natural and plant active ingredients and to offer them care with raw ingredients. The best are theGreen clay and the vegetal oils.
If you want to make your own hair products, we have shampoo and conditioner recipes that respect your scalp, to help you go natural in all conscience!
Natural products for me and for my home!
We launched our firsts a few days ago cleaning product recipes. We believe that going natural should affect all sectors and that by educating yourself, it is not complicated to get the right products and avoid chemicals.
Switching to natural household products is a favorable step for you, your furniture and especially for the planet . When you use household products, you touch them, breathe them ... The ingredients in them are so harmful that they can trigger skin reactions and medical problems. We were also talking about the treatment of your furniture. Indeed, a product that cleans the surface properly can in reality be abrasive and very detergent, gradually damaging your environment with sometimes delicate materials. To finish the planet ... And yes, because these harmful and chemical products are few biodegradable and spread through our wastewater and air.
But are natural household products effective ? Obviously ! We wrote it all down an article about this that we invite you to read carefully. We hope this will guide you in your transition to more natural or even homemade household products!
Hygiene, housekeeping, food, decoration ... A transition to naturalness is always in order when we see all the advantages that we can derive from it in terms of our health, our quality of life and on the environmental plan.
So, are we all doing it together?