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I am often asked what skin care products I use. As a result of my curious nature, I do not stop even if find something I really like. So over the years, I have tried a lot of different plant-based skincare products and I’d like to tell you about my favorites.
Today you will learn about 5 skincare brands that I have been featuring on my website for a while now. These brands do not use any of the bad or questionable ingredients that you can read about here.
By Valenti Organics Plant-Based Skincare
I corresponded with the founder and CEO of the company, Manuela Valenti, for 2 years before I signed up for her affiliate program. Through correspondence, Ms. Valenti struck me as a person with a great deal of knowledge and integrity, and as someone who is truly passionate about doing the right thing. They specialize in facial and body oils and soap-based cleansers, and also make traditional lotions.
You can read my review here or go to their website directly here. An unfortunate word of warning: they tend to be on the slow side shipping your products. Their orders are processed within 3 business days unless they need to make a new batch. They can be reached via a contact form on the website. But I think their products are worth the wait!
Blissoma Plant-Based Skincare Products
As much as I love By Valenti, I realized that many of you don’t like to use oils and prefer serums, creams and lotions. Ifound Blissoma is the middle ground. Their products are light and easily absorbed by the skin but are not processed as traditional creams and lotions. I had a phone interview with the founder and CEO Julie Longyear and found her knowledgeable and passionate about healthy and beautiful skin. Their skincare line offers a variety of products for all skin types. Their cleansers are free of soap, pH-balanced, and are non-drying to the skin. They use raw botanicals to deliver the maximum amount of vitamins and minerals found in the botanicals to the skin. Their products have the aroma and color of the raw botanicals. The well-crafted products contain the safest anti-aging ingredients. After I tried Blissoma, I realized that I personally like some of their products even more than those of By Valenti.
You can read my full review here and here and go directly to the website here. So far, I have received only one complaint from a blog reader who was unhappy that they did not let her return the product after 30 days. Know that Blissoma also carries other brands that they do not make.
Hanna Organics Plant-Based Skincare
I found Hanna Organics when I was looking for a facial cream with SPF that does not leave a whitening effect. And I found it in this skincare line. I used it last summer and am planning to buy it again soon (read more about it here). Their facial cleanser is soap-based and they carry a facial oil and a cream in a jar that tend to separate because they use only beeswax as an emulsifier. The skincare line is very minimalistic in terms of the number of products and ingredients in them, which is very easy to navigate and minimizes the risk of irritation.
You can buy these plant-based skincare products on Hanna Organics website.
Thesis Beauty Plant-Based Skincare Products
One of the blog followers hired me to research into these products. I interviewed the owner, Julia Teren, and decided to add this skincare to my website as an affordable option for a skincare line offering facial and body oil, soap-based cleansers, bath salts, and facial and body scrubs(I love this scrub), with a short list of ingredients for easy navigation and minimizing the risk of irritation. Furthermore, Ms. Teren has offered 15% off to my blog readers that you can use with code IREADLABELS15.
You can buy the natural skincare products on the Thesis Beauty website.
Annmarie Gianni Plant-Based Skincare Products
I know many of you use and love this skincare line. I have used a few products a while back and remember liking them but do not remember specifics. I have not been using their product lately as I am in love with Blissoma and can’t seem to branch out. There seems to be nothing harmful in their products. I say “seems” because they do not use the INCI convention of listing ingredients, which makes it frustrating to research the ingredients. Their cleansers are pH-balanced (to read my review of pH-balanced cleansers, visit here) and they offer a variety of products for many different tastes.
You can go to their website here.
What do you think? Which products look good to you? Please let me know why or why not you would like to try these skincare products.
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