When it comes to skincare, whether for ourselves or for the little ones, we tend to take things pretty seriously. In recent years, there has been a massive shift moving towards all natural and organic products versus those that have a list of ingredients a mile long containing chemicals we struggle to pronounce the name of. That being said, trying to discover products that truly are not harmful for your skin can be difficult with so many options out there and with false advertising being so prevalent. With the nicer weather moving in, and summer officially here, we thought, what better way to celebrate than to give a short list of our favorite skincare brands (including sun protection!) for the whole family!
Follain is a company that has made it their mission to educate and advocate for healthy beauty brands. By doing the research for you, Follain brings together curated products that you know do not contain harmful chemicals or additives, and will be the highest quality to use on your skin. Not only do they have products for adults - makeup, skin masks and creams, lotions, etc., but they now have mineral sun protection products that are proven to be good for sensitive skin, aka our little ones! Follain is an online store, and also has brick and mortar locations across the country, with more coming this year!
Looking to purchase products directly from the maker? Kosmatology is the brand for you. Started by a pharmacist that had a child suffering from eczema, Kosmatology brings together all natural products that are free from any kind of preservatives in order to keep your skin feeling fresh and soothed all day long. From insect repellent to lotion bars and body wash, the team at Kosmatology knows their stuff, and has developed products from their own journey with sensitive skin, so you know it will be safe for your little one too!
Lastly, Beautycounter has also developed a line of mineral sun protection lotions and sprays, so you can lather baby up and head to the beach without the worry of harmful chemicals. Even better? Beautycounter does not use Octinoxate or Oxybenzone, which have been proven to contribute to the collapse of coral reefs in our oceans. Good for all of the fishes in the deep blue sea, good for you and me… and baby, most importantly!
There you have it, our summer lineup for safe skincare! As always, consult your physician if you have any questions or concerns.
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