I’m not an all-or-nothing kind of girl. I want a little bit of this and a little bit of that, especially when it comes to beauty. Let’s face it: organic isn’t always better.
There, I said it.
It doesn’t always perform, and it isn’t always accessible. If I’m being honest, a lot of the natural products I try, I end up hating and selling on Poshmark later. It got me thinking – is going fully organic with your beauty routine really worth being only semi-satisfied with how you look? Both sides can be argued and both present valid points. Organic is, overall, better for your health in the long run. Conventional, however, usually performs way better and is better for your wallet. So where do you draw the line?
Like anything in life, it’s important to practice balance for both your sanity and your financial health. It isn’t feasible for most of the population to ditch all the products they’ve ever known and get entirely new organic ones. And that’s okay. I’m pretty sure my NARS concealer isn’t going to kill me and believe me, I’ve tried to replace it with everything under the sun. Nothing compares. Frankly, I’m tired of throwing money out the window in hopes of a miracle product that’s clean and won’t break me out.
In fact, I refuse to keep doing it.[Read more…]