Many people – even those who carefully select organic or gourmet foods to eat choose skin care products that can do serious damage to their health.
Now, realize that we are not suggesting you are intentionally applying toxins to your skin. You simply may not realize the extent to which many common skin care products contain suspect ingredients. These ingredients usually with unrecognizable or unpronounceable names can have a detrimental impact on your health.
Do you ever put anything onto your skin that you wouldn’t think of eating? I hope not…
You see, it is scientifically proven that what you put on your skin is absorbed into your bloodstream and integrated into your body’s tissues. A number of these toxins have estrogen-mimicking effects that can wreak havoc on all of your good health intentions.
And there are other potential problems too…
Are they in the products you currently use? It’s time to check.Go grab your skin care products and check them against the following…
|Parabens||Heavily used preservatives in the cosmetic industry; used in an estimated 13,200 cosmetic and skin care products||Studies implicate their connection with cancer because their hormone-disrupting qualities mimic estrogen and could disrupt your body’s endocrine system.|
|Mineral Oil, Paraffin, and Petrolatum||Their slippery qualities help products spread easily across the skin||These petroleum products coat the skin like plastic – clogging pores and creating a build-up of toxins. They can slow cellular development, creating earlier signs of aging. They’re implicated as a suspected cause of cancer. Plus, they can disrupt hormonal activity. When you think about black oil pumped from deep underground, ask yourself why you’d want to put that kind of stuff on your skin…|
|Sodium laurel or lauryl sulfate (SLS),
also known as sodium laureth sulfate (SLES)
|Found in over 90% of personal care products! They break down your skin’s moisture barrier, potentially leading to dry skin with premature aging. And because they easily penetrate your skin, they can allow other chemicals easy access.||SLS combined with other chemicals may become a nitrosamine which is a potent carcinogen.|
|Acrylamide||Found in many facial creams.||Linked to mammary tumors.|
|Propylene glycol||Common cosmetic moisturizer and carrier for fragrance oils.||May cause dermatitis and skin irritation. May inhibit skin cell growth. Linked to kidney and liver problems.|
|Phenol carbolic acid||Found in many lotions and skin creams.||Can cause circulatory collapse, paralysis, convulsions, coma, and even death from respiratory failure. According to a 1986 report by the National Academy of Sciences.|
|Dioxane||Hidden in ingredients such as PEG, polysorbates, laureth, ethoxylated alcohols. Very common in personal care products.||These chemicals are often contaminated with high concentrations of highly volatile 1,4-dioxane that’s easily absorbed through the skin. Its carcinogenicity was first reported in 1965, and later confirmed in studies including one from the National Cancer Institute in 1978. Nasal passages are considered extremely vulnerable, making it, in my opinion, a really bad idea to use these things on your face.|
|Toluene||May be very poisonous! Made from petroleum and coal tar… found in most synthetic fragrances||Chronic exposure linked to anemia, lowered blood cell count, liver or kidney damage… May affect a developing fetus.|
So, having read the above, do you really think it’s OK to put these things on your skin?
We don’t think so either…
Integrity Cosmetics was born out of a desire to create a company with products that bring healing and restoration to all people without using dangerous unnatural ingredients.
When Integrity Cosmetics was being formed, it was very important to choose a name that reflected this mission and desire.
Tracey Thomson is the founder and creator of Integrity Cosmetics. Tracey is an Australian mum who created her products out of necessity and is very passionate about making a difference to people’s health & well being as well as the environment and community that surrounds her.
Tracey’s personal health journey is what inspired her to create the Integrity Cosmetics’ certified organic skincare range. She truly believes that healing and restoration of the body and soul are not just for the privileged, but for all people. Her personal story and passion are what drives Integrity Cosmetics and after reading her story you will understand why Integrity Cosmetics is truly unlike anything you have ever used before.
What a smell sensation that occurs with using the moisturiser and it last for hours! After using the protecting moisturiser my skin feels so soft and beautifully hydrated. It is the best I have ever used. My skin feels and looks amazing. It feels soft and its rejuvenated! And I LOVE that it’s organic!
“I created Integrity Cosmetics after I became very ill while living and working in London. On an extremely bad day I would take around 8 painkillers just so that I could make it through a day of work.
I loved my job, but no matter how much fun it was I could no longer ignore how sick I was and the painkillers were only masking my symptoms and not making me better…
I then decided to find myself a naturopath and she used kinesiology and advised me to take certain foods out of my diet.
Our Product Range is the first energetically tested and aligned certified organic skin care range in the world. We use kinesiology as an integral part of our development process so don’t be surprised if you find yourself feeling, happier, healthier and more peaceful when using our products. The products calibrate over the level of 500, which is the level of love. Everything can be calibrated and basically the higher on the scale it calibrates the better it is for your well being
Tracey is very passionate about integrity cosmetics and is eager to share it with the world. She is very insightful and knows her stuff… A lot of time and effort and love has gone into these products. I recommend if you’re into wellbeing go and check it out. It will compliment the beliefs you are aligned with, enjoy :).
Integrity Cosmetics is a certified organic skin care range. We are proud to be
producing an Australian made, certified organic, high quality range of skin care
products that are gorgeous to use and good for you! Tracey has created a team of experts to produce these beautiful products including an award winning production team, who have been producing organic skin care for nearly 20 years.
Your skin is what protects you from the harsh elements of everyday life, your body’s first line of defense. Like eating organic food or taking multi-vitamins for a healthy lifestyle, Integrity products go to work on the outer body by taking extreme care in ensuring that the skin and the body remains healthy and beautiful.
It is our belief that the most effective elements of healing and restoration for the body can be found in nature. All of our ingredients have been chosen and combined for their specific healing properties.
Your health is of primary importance to us which is why we have developed a range of skin care products that are certified organic, containing 95% or higher certified organic ingredients. This means no nasty chemicals! None of our products contain synthetic vitamins or additives, parabens, SLS, PEGs, petrochemicals of any form or carcinogens. And the water used in our production process is from Tasmania’s pristine water catchments. You don’t get much more pure and natural than that.
Our products are certified organic with the ACO (Australian Certified Organic) which means
sustainable farming methods are used to grow the ingredients used in our products. No pesticides are used on the farm that grows our ingredients and this is audited by an external third party.
Our production facility uses hydro electricity, the cleanest energy available, taking care of our environment, and our products are Cruelty Free, which means no part of our processes include any testing on animals (only the human variety). We create certified organic products via
sustainable farming methods and production processes that contribute to creating a sustainable world. Some of our ingredients are even grown by farmers who still use a horse to plough the fields!
The Integrity Cosmetics Products are the best I have ever used. They are pure and natural, just gorgeous and are exactly what they say they are. I’m so impressed.
The Integrity Cosmetics skin care range has been specifically produced
for women who suffer from sensitive skin beacuse we dont’t use
petrochemically based ingredientsor artificial fragrances. We have many
customers who can’t use anything else on their face without suffering
from an adverse reaction, and our customers love the natural scent of
Our shopping cart and banking processes are world class and keep your credit card details secure, so you can be sure that they are not going anywhere. In fact they are so secure that our staff do not know your card details before, during or after your have purchased from our store. We use E-way a secure banking gateway used by over 12,000 business to ensure your credit card details are safe and secure.
We offer a 60 day money back guarantee,
we’re so convinced you will enjoy our products.
The convenient 30ml and 50ml size of our products means that they are easy to travel with, keeping you nurtured and pampered while away from home.
What goes around comes around – so we need to take care of and have respect for ourselves, others and our environment. We produce certified organic skin care products that are good for our environment, good for our health, and simply gorgeous to use.
Our production facility uses hydro electricity, the cleanest energy available, taking care of our environment. We create certified organic products via sustainable farming methods and production processes and contribute to creating a sustainable world.
Proceeds from every product sold goes towards a philanthropic project or organisation. We support The Hunger Project, which is an organisation that empowers people to create circumstances that eliminate their own hunger. We have also supported Australian Indigenous Organisations, One Girl and the Australian National Breast Cancer Foundation.
I am so passionate about women having healthy options to choose from that I created Integrity Cosmetics. Certified Organic to food grade standard, products that smell gorgeous, having you feeling beautiful and make a difference to your health & well being and the planet at large. Join me and be one in 1 million women to choose better health for you and your family. Join the cause – 1 million women.