Why Vegan Skincare?
Why should you switch to a vegan skincare line? Is vegan skincare better for your skin? Is vegan skincare effective for your skin type? Is vegan skincare better for your health? The answer to all of these is YES, YES, YES and YES! Switching to a vegan skincare line is better for you, your health, for the environment and for animals. If you need further convincing, keep reading…
- Good for Your Skin
Vegan skincare products contain a lot less ingredients than regular items you see on the beauty shelves making them ideal for sensitive skin. Animal ingredients can be harsh and clog pores, so vegan products are a soothing alternative.
What’s more, the plant-derived ingredients in vegan formulas contain more vitamins, minerals and antioxidants to repair and hydrate the skin. You feel far healthier if you eat foods in their natural state – and the same logic applies to skincare. Your skin will thrive off being fed natural, vegan ingredients.
- Good for Your Health
Vegan skincare is not only better for animals, the planet and our skin, it’s also better for our health. Studies have found that the average woman puts up to 515 synthetic chemicals on her body every day without even knowing it. Those chemicals are absorbed into our skin, causing all sorts of health issues. Switching to vegan skincare cuts down on the daily exposure to harsh artificial ingredients providing improved health in the long term and nourishes the body to support natural production of collagen.
- Good for the Planet
Vegan skincare is free from many hidden nasties and animal by-products as well as avoiding many of the pesticides animals are exposed to from farming which are found in regular skincare.
One of the biggest benefits of Vegan skincare is sustainability. According to scientists, every minute seven football fields worth of land is bulldozed to create more room for farmed animals and the crops that feed these animals. Veganism also works to reduce the impact of pollution as The Worldwatch Institute estimates that at least 51% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions are caused by livestock and the by-products of the livestock industry. The agricultural industry is also responsible for 55% of the world’s water usage.
- Good for Animals
Vegan skincare is good for animals, as by definition - Vegan means “containing no animal products” and typically is also “cruelty-free” (no animals were harmed or tested in creating your product). Having a clear conscience knowing your choices as a consumer are contributing towards a kinder, safer world for animals.
Vegan skincare products contain more vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants to repair and hydrate the skin, which is definitely beneficial to our skin when applied daily and over time. Our skin absorbs up to 60% of the products we apply to it, so it’s important to make sure that our skincare isn’t made up of chemicals, toxins, synthetic, processed and full of preservative ingredients! If you’re going to clean up your diet, why not make your beauty regime healthier too?
Ready to switch to vegan skincare and make a positive change to your daily beauty regime?
Helen Selina Skincare is Vegan. We’re serious about beauty without harm and choose to provide skin nourishing antioxidants and nutrients from plants.
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