Thinking of going the organic route?


Thinking of going the organic route?

If you want to switch to clean products, here are 5 tips to get you started

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Published: Thu 9 Nov 2017, 11:00 PM

Last updated: Fri 17 Nov 2017, 8:05 AM

Organic makeup don't contain sulfates, parabens, synthetic fragrances, petrochemicals, phthalates and other chemicals that may be damaging to the skin. reasons why people are increasingly considering it. Luckily, there are a number of brands that offer products that are effective and 'clean'. Thinking of jumping onto the organic bandwagon? Here are some
helpful tips.

1. Hydrate before you apply
Makeup goes on more smoothly when your face is well-moisturised. Use an all-natural or organic moisturising lotion and give it time to soak in before you apply other makeup. Many celebrities and makeup artists swear by facial water sprays, such as rosewater or mineral water. You can apply these on their own or after your usual moisturising routine to help retain the skin's moisture.

2. Switch lipstick or mascara first
Start with the basics. You absorb most makeup through the skin, but lip products are actually ingested and eyes are quite sensitive. So lipstick and mascara are great to test first. You can gradually swap your other makeup once you've gotten the hang of using these.

3. Mix and match
The great thing about organic cosmetics is that they can be used to multitask. For example, you can use your blush on your lips or eyelids. An eyeliner might also work well as a brow tint!

4. Pay special attention to your eyes
The eye area is the most delicate part of the face, and it also draws the most attention. Whether you're going for a natural day look or a dramatic night look, focus on the eyes. Prep the skin with an eye cream so your makeup goes on smoothly and stays put. Apply your makeup once you've moisturised the rest of your face.

5. Use the best brushes
Your makeup brushes can make all the difference when it comes to the finished look. Eyeliners, blushes and lip products should all be applied with appropriate brushes to prevent messy or uneven applications.

With these tips and a little patience, you'll be an organic and all-natural makeup pro in no time!

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