Drugstore body lotions may feel silky on your skin and come in a range of wonderful-sounding fragrances, but what are you really putting onto your skin? Here are some of the most common ingredients found in conventional body lotions—which you will never find in our natural, plant-based body lotions!
Parabens (e.g., methylparaben, ethylparaben): Commonly used in personal care products to extend their shelf life, these synthetic preservatives have been linked to hormonal disruption and other health concerns.
Synthetic fragrances: While natural lotions typically use essential oils and plant extracts to add fragrance, drugstore lotions often contain synthetic fragrances. These can cause skin irritation and allergic reactions, no matter how good they sound.
Artificial coloring: Colorful products may be pleasing to the eyes, but they can wreak havoc on your skin. Artificial colors or dyes can contain toxins that lead to irritation, clogged pores, inflammation, and other health concerns.
Silicones (e.g., dimethicone): Another synthetic ingredient commonly found in skin care, silicones are favored for the silky, smooth texture that it gives a product. While your drugstore lotion may feel velvety smooth on your skin, it could actually form a barrier that traps impurities and lead to breakouts.
If you’re ready to ditch the drugstore products, our natural body washes and body lotions have got you covered. Available in three invigorating scents, they are full of plant-powered goodness that nourishes your skin and promote a healthier complexion.