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Why do natural organic skin care products cost more than regular skin care products?

Natural Organic products contain better more expensive ingredients. The better the quality of the skin care product, the more natural and organic ingredients it will contain. Lower quality products are made with synthetic ingredients such as mineral oil and fragrances, plus many artificial chemicals that imitate natural ingredients. White mineral oil in cosmetics is a highly refined and purified mined by-product of the petroleum industry. The safety of mineral oil is debatable and it is a dead oil contributing no vitamins or nutrients to products made with it. It is produced in abundance so it’s cost is very minimal to the cosmetic industry. Often, companies will add vitamins to their cosmetics because the mineral oil used as their base offers no benefit to skin other than a moisture barrier. Artificial fragrances are merely a combination of chemicals and are added to cosmetics because they are very inexpensive and have a strong scent. The artificial chemicals that give the fragrance it’s long lasting scent are highly toxic but never listed on the ingredients list because the percentage are so small.

In contrast, natural plant oils contain an abundance of nutrients and vitamins that benefit skin. Natural products tend to have a shorter ingredient list because less ingredients are needed to make a great skin care product. Natural products are scented with essential oils which offer not only wonderful scents but they offer many healing properties. Essential oils are made of the vital oils of plants. It takes thousands of flowers, leaves, or other plant parts to make a small amount of essential oil explaining the high cost. So why do natural organic skin care products cost more. They have much higher quality ingredients and offer more for your skin’s health.

Posted: 06/1/12 • Filed Under: NewsComments

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Just a quick note. My husband had a bad car accident December 16, 2008. This has made me quite busy helping my husband as he recovers. There may be times when we are limited in what size products we are selling because I haven’t had time to stock as many sizes. Please be patient for the next few weeks as orders may take up to 5 days to get out instead of only two days. My husband has many broken bones but praise God he had no head injuries or internal injuries to speak of. He is recovering from several breaks in his hips, ribs, and two in his left leg. He should be on his feet again by spring. We thank you for any prayers! Sandra

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