With the release of the skincare ingredients blacklist, the thought of products being skin irritants, skin penetrators, endocrine disrupters, carcinogenic, and sometimes even contributing to cancer is creating yet another scare among beauty lovers.
While studies continue to debate the exact extent of damage of your cosmetics, we suggest, why not just tread on the side of caution when you can? There’s no dearth of all-natural products in the market, what with some of the biggest brands joining the bandwagon.
Backed by science with an aim to be 100% organic, here are the stores you should map on your shopping list, the next time you go out for a big beauty purchase.
After barely a year of opening its doors in New York’s West Village, CAP Beauty has gained a massive following, especially among celebrities like Brooke Shields and Helena Christensen.
You may remember this quaint little shop as MirrorMirror in Brooklyn, NYC. The ultra-clean and chic store with its gender-neutral skin-care lines is a beautiful destination for men and women.
Their chemical-free formulas are just what you need for your everyday beauty regime. Image Courtesy: Miomia/Facebook
Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics
What’s a beauty regime that doesn’t include a little makeup? Exactly why OCC in Lower East Side, New York makes a great case for its 100% vegan and cruelty-free cosmetics that make for the perfect buy. Image Courtesy: ObsessiveCompulsiveCosmetics/Facebook
When former stylist Jessica Richards and beauty journalist Jules Stringer decided to work together, this old-world-style apothecary in Brooklyn, New York was born.
You will find an assortment of organic, as well as high-end products that will leave your skin feeling fabulous and nourished. Image Courtesy: ShenBeauty/Facebook
Just the name is intriguing enough to make you want to check out this store in Brooklyn, New York. The products are organic, and completely natural—what more could you want? Choose from a variety of eco-friendly bath, body and skincare concoctions this season. Image Courtesy: Skinnyskinny/Facebook