Natural Beauty On A Budget

Why does it seem so expensive to just eat healthy, exercise, and take care of our skin the right way?

If you read our article about ingredients we avoid (here), you know why we prioritize natural beauty in the first place.  When I first switched to a natural lifestyle, I found that I could only switch one product at a time.  Every product seemed to break the bank, but now I have learned where to look.  We love plenty of products that are highly effective, but affordability is everything to us.  Here is a list of products you can pick up at your local Target or Whole Foods:

1. Acure Facial Cleansing Gel

I have yet to find an Acure product that I don’t like.  I grabbed this face wash in Whole Foods after I saw the price and read the ingredients.  Before I knew it, Acure took over my entire bathroom.  I currently use Acure shampoo, conditioner, face wash, day cream, and night cream.  All of these are almost too affordable to be true!

$8.34 | Amazon

  • Free of Parabens, Gluten, Phthalate, Fragrance, Formaldehyde, Mineral Oil, and Sulfates
  • Formulated with Superfruit and Chlorella Growth Factor
  • Vegan + Cruelty-Free

2. Alaffia Activated Charcoal Deodorant

Y’all.  Natural deodorant is a struggle.  Either it smells, or you smell.  I finally gave up on Tom’s and Schmidt’s for this reason.  I tried Alaffia for the first time a few weeks ago, and I haven’t looked back since!  One application, and you’re good for the day.

$4.49 | Amazon

  • Coconut, Reishi Mushroom, & Shea
  • Free of Propanediol, Parabens, Phthalates, Aluminum, Propylene Glycol, Mineral Oil, Sulfates, Triclosan, Silicone, Synthetic Fragrance, & Petrochemicals

3. Physician’s Formula Organic Wear CC Cream SPF 20

For almost a year, I swore by Andalou Naturals Vitamin C Beauty Balm for a tinted SPF.  As the summer months and humidity approach, I’m realizing just how greasy this stuff is.  I still love this product, but in a season of constant sweating, it’s going to have to take the backseat.  My sister-in-law told me about Physician’s Formula CC Cream, and I’m so glad she did!

$11.19 | Amazon

  • Organic Blue Algae, MicroAlgae, Lemon, Acai Palm, & Orange Water
  • Free of Parabens, Synthetic Preservatives, Harsh Chemicals, GMO’s, Synthetic Colors, Synthetic Fragrances
  • Cruelty-Free

4. Acure Pure Mint + Echinacea Stem Cell Clarifying Shampoo

How is it even possible that natural shampoo can be this budget-friendly?  I don’t know if it’s completely fair to credit my current hair status solely to this shampoo (pregnancy has some perks), but it gets the job done.

$9.99 | Target

  • Echinacea Stem Cells
  • Organic Acai Berry, Blackberry, Rosehips, Pomegranate, Rooibos, Aloe Vera Leaf Juice, Argon Oil, & Olive Oil
  • Free of Parabens, Gluten, Phthalates, & Sulfates
  • Cruelty-Free

5. Pacifica Stellar Gaze Length & Strength Mascara

Most natural mascaras that I’ve tried look like I dumped my eyelashes in tar.  This is the first I’ve tried that is buildable, smooth, and clump-free.  This mascara enhances your lashes without taking away their natural shape and beauty.

$12.59 | Target

  • Coconut + Vitamin B
  • Free of Phthalates, Sulfates, Paragons, & Formaldehyde
  • Vegan

And there you go!  Natural beauty does not have to be expensive.  In fact, I spend much less now than I did when I was using toxic beauty products.  Let me know in the comments if there are any natural products you love and want us to try!

-Kori

Comments

  1. Haley

    Great information! I’ve been on the hunt to switch out my whole household with natural products. Little by little I’ve been working st it. Natural beauty has been a tough one though! Gotta try some of these out!

  2. becca_luna

    There are some of you out there who probably haven’t heard of http://www.camgirl.pw This is one of those must see sites. It’s full of extremely attractive ladies. You’re going to want to put down your sandwich when visiting this site. It’s impossible to focus on anything but the babes they have to offer.

  3. chouqin

    An interesting dialogue is value comment. I think that it’s best to write more on this subject, it won’t be a taboo subject however typically persons are not enough to talk on such topics. To the next. Cheers

  4. natynaty

    You’ve been working hard lately. All that stress has got to be eating at you. Why not take a break and enjoy some cam girls? There’s plenty of them to enjoy at http://www.camgirl.pw It’s wall to wall babes at this site. You’ll know that right away after your first visit.

  5. Bakery classes at Vocotionz

    It’s a shame you don’t have a donate button! I’d definitely donate to this superb
    blog! I guess for now i’ll settle for bookmarking annd adding your RSS
    feedd to myy Google account. I look forward to fresh updates and
    will talk about this site with my Facebook group. Chat soon!

  6. watchallchannels

    My brother recommended I may like this web site.
    He used to be totally right. This puut up actually made my day.
    You cann’t believe simply how much time I had spent for this information! Thanks!

  7. boobies

    Hi there, I discovered your blog by the use of Google while searching for a comparable matter, your web site got here up,
    it appears good. I have bookmarked it in my google bookmarks.

    Hello there, just becasme aware of yokur blog via Google, and lochated that
    it is truly informative. I am gonna bee careful for brussels.
    I’ll appreciate if you proceed this in future. Manny other people will be benefited from your writing.

    Cheers!

  8. Post Card Printing

    Hey There. I found your blog using msn. This is a very ell written article.
    I will be suree to bookmark it annd return to read more of
    your useful information. Thanks for thee post. I’ll certainly comeback.

  9. postcards printing

    I love your blog.. very nice colkrs & theme. Did you cdeate
    this website yourself or did you hire somesone to do
    it for you? Plz respond as I’m looking to create my own blog and would
    like tto ind out where u gott this from. thanks a lot

  10. www.55Printing.Com

    you’re truly a excellent webmaster. The website loading velocity is amazing.
    It kind of feels that you’re doing anyy unique trick.

    Also, The contents are masterwork. you’ve done a magnificent activity in this topic!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *