Episode #20: Our Clean Skincare + Beauty Favorites
Hello, hello! Happy Monday! This week, we are taking a break from our usual home stuff and talking about clean skincare and beauty. So many of you have requested this episode. It’s a bit of a wildcard, but a subject that we care so deeply about! I hope it is helpful or at least a fun listen.
You can stream the episode here on the blog or on iTunes, Spotify, Google Play, TuneIn, Pocket Casts, and Stitcher. You can find the podcast posts archive here.
OK, let me first say … Emma’s dogs are barking throughout this episode and we are sorry, haha—but honestly, that’s life, right?
Skin Cleanse Book
This is our clean beauty bible. If you find clean beauty confusing, we HIGHLY recommend this book. Learning about clean skincare/beauty can be so overwhelming at first. How do you know which brands/products are truly clean and which are just marketing that way (AKA lying!). This book really helps get a base of knowledge for the beginning of a clean product transition.
Clean beauty IS real. I am not going to spend time defending how or why today, instead I’ll just say read this book if you want to learn more. 😀
Think Dirty App
When I was first transitioning, this was so helpful for general brand awareness. You can look up brands and products and see their scores (from 1 to 10, 10 being the “worst”). There are A LOT of brands that market themselves as clean, but are actually just as bad or worse than other conventional brands. There are also brands and products that are surprisingly clean. And, last, there are my favorites … brands you can trust across the board. These are the brands I tend to stick with.
One more tip! You can go on the app and just search “laundry soap” or “foundation” or “shampoo” to compare popular brands and see some new ones that are clean.
-Rejuva Minerals Blush
-Pink House Organics Glow Sticks
-100% Pure Matte Lipstick
-One Over One Lip Oil
We love you, Elsie + Emma