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Be Gorgeous Without the Chemicals

If you're in search of a most excellent facial moisturizer that won't throw your hormones out of whack, give you cancer or a myriad of other horrific ailments (and who wouldn't be??) this list is for you.
What we put on our skin soaks right into our bodies, into our blood streams and filters through our organs. Eew!
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Whatever your skin needs ... it's here
 
  • Anti-Aging
  • Sun Protection SPF
  • Sensitive Skin
  • Tinted
  • Dry Flakey Skin
  • Super Oily Skin
  • Fine Lines & Wrinkles
  • Soften & Smooth
  • Shrink Pores
  • Even Skin Tone
  • Tighten
  • Brighten
  • Fade Dark Spots
  • Fade Hyper-Pigmentation
  • Heal & Calm Skin
  • Rosacea
  • Eczema
  • Acne
  • Reduce Heat Sensation
  • Men Specific
What's your skin type?

Whether your skin is normal, dry, oily ... if you have very confused combination skin and/or sensitive skin there’s a moisturizer here that you’ll love and can trust won’t seep chemicals into your organs.


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Do You Have Sensitive Skin?

If you have finicky skin, you are in luck. (Well, finicky skin sucks for you, but you're in the right place to find a moisturizer that won't cause your face to break out.) Because all these products have natural ingredients, chances are high that any one of them will work wonders for your sensitive skin. 

Several of of these facial moisturizers have reviews from finicky skin people like you who gush about how well they work for them. But, there is also a section dedicated to you Sensitive Skin folk, including those with eczema, rosacea or other skin conditions. 

Day Cream vs Night Cream

You can certainly use any of these face creams day or night, but if you'd like one specifically formulated for deeper night time moisturizing, treatment, and repair, check out the Blissful Miss Natural Night Cream Guide.


How This Natural Moisturizer List Was Created

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EWG BODY LOTION

EWG

The Environmental Working Group rates products according to their toxicity to the human body. Each Blissful Miss guide begins with products rated safe by EWG. Products are rated 1 through 10, with 1 being the safest.

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natural body lotion reviews

Amazon

Products are cross-referenced with human reviewers on Amazon, who have tried them, love them and rated them with a super awesome 4 stars or higher. 

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FAKESPOT TRUST

Fakespot

Finally, Fakespot weeds out any products that appear to have fake or paid for reviews. A Fakespot Grade of "A" is the most trustworthy.


 
What the?! You mean I can have "bomb dot com" skin AND not get cancer? Why yes. Yes you can, and this is the guide of all guides that will get your there. Rated stellar by both EWG and your human counterparts (that means people who use these products). So why are you still reading this? Go to Blissful Miss already and find your new favorite moisturizer!
 

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Anti-Aging

 

SanRe Organic Skinfood Siesta Sunset

EWG Rating - 1
Fakespot Grade - A  Super trustworthy Amazon reviews

  • Anti-Aging
  • Skin Type: Dry to Mature Skin

A little goes a LOOOONG way with SanRe (hey, that rhymes!). This uber lavish cream infuses your skin with awesome Avocado and Sea-Buckthorn oils. Restore, smooth and deeply hydrate mature to dry skin without clogging up sensitive pores.

Don't you just love how skin care companies refer to "old" skin as "mature"! Well, this cream firms and nourishes ... so your skin can start acting all "immature" again!

Review Highlights

Reviewers remark that this youthful face cream makes their skin brighter, softer and fuller. It fades hyper-pigmentation from acne and is great for sensitive skin. One reviewer with dry skin says this is the only cream that works for her.

Ingredients

Organic Avocado Oil, Organic Safflower Oil, Purified Water, Organic Aloe Vera Gel, Organic Sea-buckthorn Oil, Organic Beeswax, Organic Citrus Extract, Organic Chamomile Essential Oil, Organic Fennel Essential Oil, Organic Hyssop Essential Oil, Organic Rosemary Essential Oil.


Andalou Natural Ultra Sheer Daily Defense Facial Lotion SPF 18

EWG Rating - 2
Fakespot Grade - A
 Super trustworthy Amazon reviews

  • Anti-Aging
  • SPF 18 - Broad Spectrum UVA UVB
  • Skin Type: ALL

Andalou Naturals Ultra Sheer provides light and non-greasy moisture that reviewers love, while protecting skin from the aging rays of the sun. Fruit stem cell complex and Reservatrol CoQ10 are like SUPER antioxidants for youthful, healthy skin. It also has a yummy citrusy scent everyone seems to adore. Sweet!

Review Highlights

Reviewers say this cream moisturizes, is non-greasy and provides great sun protection without scary ingredients. A skin analysis of a former sun-loving-tanning freak revealed they had NO sun damage due to the healing properties in Andalou. Wowzers!

Ingredients

Active INGREDIENTS: Octisalate 5.0%, Octocrylene 5.0%, Avobenzone 2.5% INGREDIENTS: Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice*, Purified Water (Aqua), Vegetable Glycerin, Cetyl Alcohol, Stearic Acid, Stearyl Alcohol, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil*, Fruit Stem Cells (Malus Domestica, Solar Vitis) and BioActive 8 Berry Complex*, Dimethicone, Lecithin, Tocopherol, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate (Vitamin C), Resveratrol, Ubiquinone (CoQ10), Panthenol, Allantoin, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizinate (Licorice) Root Extract*, Laminaria Digitata (Kelp) Extract, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract*, Epilobium Angustifolium (Willow Herb) Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Chamomile) Flower Extract*, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract*, Sodium Hyaluronate, Rosa Canina (Rosehip) Fruit Oil*, Camellia Sinensis (White Tea) Leaf Extract*†, Aspalathus Linearis (Rooibos) Extract*†, Hibiscus Sabdariffa Flower Extract*†, Phenethyl Alcohol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Citrus Tangerina (Tangerine) Peel Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil*
*Certified Organic Ingredients
†Fair Trade Ingredients


Nourish Organic Ultra-Hydrating Face Cream

EWG Rating 1
Fakespot Grade - A
 Super trustworthy Amazon reviews

  • Anti-Aging
  • Skin Type: Normal to Dry Skin

Get super hydrated with the Moroccan Argan oil in this rich and creamy formula. Revel in silky soft skin and go to war against those tiny fine lines and wrinkles with the power of Pomegranate and Acai. You really don’t need much, so this nicely priced face cream is even more cost effective than you might think.  

Review Highlights

A plethora of folks remark that this goes on a bit oily, but dries quickly and is not greasy at all. One reviewer says it keeps their skin young, while another raves that tiny wrinkles are disappearing. While it’s labeled for normal to dry skin, a former "extremely oily" skin user no longer has oily skin, thanks to Nourish Organic, which also keeps her acne away. Many love the mild citrusy scent, which does not linger, and reviewers agree that a little goes a long way.

Ingredients

Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Organic Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Organic Argania Spinosa (Argan) Oil, Autolyzed Yeast, Organic Soy Lecithin, Organic Citrus Sinensis (Sweet Orange) Essential Oil, Xanthan Gum, Organic Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Extract, Organic Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Organic Euterpe Oleracea (Acai) Fruit Oil, Organic Vegetable Glycerin, Organic Punica Granatum Linn (Pomegranate) Seed Oil, Organic Theobroma Grandiflorum (Cupuacu) Butter.
Certified Organic


SheaMoisture Raw Shea Butter Anti-Aging Moisturizer

EWG Rating - 1
Fakespot Grade - C

  • Anti-Aging
  • Skin Type: Dry & Aging

Firm and Rejuvenate skin for your most youthful and glow-y you! Vitamin E bullies those fine lines and wrinkles and brings life to otherwise dull skin. Essential fatty acids lift and redefine facial contours and makes your skin all elastic-y! Haha! 

Review Highlights

Many reviewers use this affordable moisturizer both morning and night and boast it’s wonderful anti-aging benefits with great glee! One user says it works on wrinkles and fine lines the first time you apply it, and after a week, her skin was as smooth as it was in her twenties. Another reviewer, who lost a bunch of weight, has tighter skin around her formerly sagging neck. And it worked wonders for a woman with extremely dry, sensitive, red, blotchy and flakey skin

Ingredients

Deionized Water, Butyrospermum Parkii Butter, Vegetable Emulsifying Wax, Simmondsia Chinensis Oil, Theobroma Cacao Seed Butter, Mangifera Indica Seed Oil, Potassium Lauroyl Wheat Amino Acids, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Palm Glycerides, Capryloyl Glycine, Magnolia Grandiflora Bark Extract, Vitamin Glycerin, Glyceryl Stearate, Stearyl Stearate, Sodium Behenoyl Lactylate, Panthenol, Tocopherol, Argania Spinosa Sprout Cell Extract, Bisabolol, Magnolia Officinalis Bark Extract, Vitis Vinifera Seed Extract, Frankincense & Myrrh Extract, Beet Sugar, Lecithin, Maltodextrin, Sodium Benzoate, Proprietary Essential Oil Blend


Lady Esther Face Cream

EWG Rating - 2
Fakespot Grade - B  

  • Skin Type: ALL

Lady Esther is a classic face cream that has been around for over a century ... I kid you not! It is a long time favorite of many youthful looking senior citizens, so you could say this cream has certainly stood the test of time. It is not advertised as anti-aging, but an overwhelming number of reviewers, young and old, will tell you differently. It’s a unique 4 in 1 product that Cleanses, Moisturizes, Softens, and creates a great Makeup Base.

Per the jar packaging:

  1. Used as a cleanser, it deep-cleans away dirt and even the heaviest makeup.
  2. Then, it can be used as a moisturizer to seal in your skin’s precious moisture.
  3. It is an effective skin softener.
  4. As a makeup base, it is transparent and light, and helps keep makeup fresh all day.

Review Highlights

A great many reviewers have used this product for 40+ years and rave about it’s anti-aging benefits. A great many other reviewers use it because their MOTHER has used it for 70+ years and looks so much younger than her age. They love that it removes makeup, including eye makeup … it moisturizes well without being greasy, is great for sensitive skin, and is a veritable fountain of youth!

Ingredients

Mineral Oil (Paraffinum Liquidum), Water, Beeswax (Apis Mellifera), Cetyl Esters, Sodium Borate, Magnesium Aluminium Silicate


CC Cream, SPF & Tinted

 

Juice Beauty Stem Cellular CC Cream

EWG Rating - 1
Fakespot Grade - A  Super trustworthy Amazon reviews

  • Color Correcting Tint
  • Anti-Aging
  • SPF 30
  • Skin Type: ALL

What's a CC cream? I'm glad you asked! It's an all-in-one moisturizer, skin firmer, wrinkle reducer, color corrector and a whole slew of other things. Juice Beauty Cellular CC Cream offers five color tints to choose from, so your complexion is evened out every time you apply it. Pretty cool, eh?

Review Highlights

Reviewers LOVE LOVE LOVE this CC Cream. One woman gets compliments that she looks much younger since using it, while another remarks that the fine lines around her mouth and forehead are barely visible now. The first time a 65 year-young gal applied it, she was delighted with how very soft her sensitive, dry skin felt. Reviewers say that while it is not a full coverage foundation, it evens out skin tone and provides a very natural coverage ... an awesome glow. Nice!

Ingredients

Active Ingredient: Zinc Oxide 20%

Juice Beauty proprietary blend of fruit stem cells: apple buds, grape buds & lemon leaf.

Inactive Ingredients: Aloe barbadensis (organic aloe juice)*, cocos nucifera (organic coconut oil)*, pyrus malus (organic apple juice)*, vitis vinifera (organic white grape juice)*, caprylic/capric triglyceride†, sorbitan stearate, ricinus communis (castor seed oil), polyglyceryl-10 laurate, magnesium sulfate, helianthus annuus (organic sunflower seed oil)*, simmondsia chinensis (organic jojoba seed oil)*, tocopherol (Vitamin E/vitamine E), magnesium ascorbyl phosphate (Vitamin C/vitamine C), sodium hyaluronate†, malus domestica (apple fruit cell culture extract), vitis vinifera (grape fruit cell extract), citrus medica limonum (lemon leaf cell extract), iron oxides, phenethyl alcohol, ethylhexylglycerin†, citrus reticulata (mandarin oil), citrus aurantium (petitgrain oil).
† = plant derived
* = Certified organic ingredient


SanRe Organic Skinfood Shaded Rose Healing Face Cream - SPF 30 

EWG Rating - 1
Fakespot Grade - A  Super trustworthy Amazon reviews

  • Sunscreen Moisturizer
  • SPF 30  - Broad Spectrum UVA UVB
  • Healing & Revitalizing
  • Skin Type: ALL, Including Sensitive

SanRe Shaded Rose protects from the sun AND it heals and revitalizes irritated, psoriasis and eczema prone skin with rose and coconut oils. (It's listed under the "Intolerant & Sensitive Skin" section as well)

Review Highlights

More than one reviewer raves that this face cream has kept their eczema from flaring up, one on her eyelids, another on her young son’s booty, and another on her arms ... which makes her call SanRe a “miracle product". One woman says her skin is healthier than ever before, even during the brutal winter months.

REVIEWER TIP: Add a few drops jojoba oil to even out the thickness of this thick, “balm like” moisturizer.

Ingredients

Organic Safflower Oil, Organic Evening Primrose Oil, Organic Coconut Oil, Purified Water, Zinc Oxide, Organic Aloe Vera Gel, Organic Beeswax, Titanium Dioxide, Organic Rose Hydrosol, Organic Citrus Extract, Organic Calendula Essential Oil, Organic Chamomile Essential Oil, Organic Lavender Essential Oil, Organic Geranium Essential Oil, Organic Sweet Orange Essential Oil.


Raw Elements Tinted Facial Moisturizer SPF 30+

EWG Rating - 1
Fakespot Grade - A  Super trustworthy Amazon reviews

  • Sunscreen Moisturizer
  • SPF 30  - Broad Spectrum UVA UVB
  • Repair Damaged & Aging Skin
  • Water Resistant
  • Skin Types: ALL - Including Dry, Sensitive & Acne Prone

If you need serious protection for all day sun exposure, Raw Elements water resistant sunscreen moisturizer might be your new most favorite thing. No fear of pasty white skin here, since the tint provides some light color.

Review Highlights

Reviewers who spend the day in the sun love that this product prevents burning, while adding a tint of color. They agree that it does go on a little greasy, but with some extra blending, it eventually absorbs. One reviewer suggests using a makeup blender. A user, who spends a lot of time in the sun as a swimmer and coach, won’t use anything else. A few reviewers also mention that it does not make them breakout.

Ingredients

Active Ingredient: Non Nano Zinc Oxide 23% Natural Ingredients: Organic Sunflower Oil, Organic Green Tea, Organic Black Tea, Organic Coffee, Organic Hemp Seed Oil, Organic Cocoa Butter, All Natural Mango Butter, Organic Beeswax, All Natural Rosemary Oil Extract, All Natural Vitamin E, Iron Oxides. ***All Ingredients Marked Organic Are Certified Organic.


Herbal Choice Mari Facial Day Cream SPF 15

EWG Rating - 1
Fakespot Grade - A  Super trustworthy Amazon reviews

  • SPF Protection 15
  • Skin Type: ALL, Including Sensitive

Herbal Choice Mar includes a bit of sun protection, which can help ward off signs of aging. It's a completely natural herbal facial cream with natural earth minerals and antioxidants, which in addition to the SPF, helps protect skin during the day. Due to its natural whitish sunscreen film, it is perfect for use under your powder foundation.

Review Highlights

A man sensitive to Octinoxate, commonly used in sunscreen, experienced a serious wow factor when he tried this natural SPF 15 day cream. Another reviewer says the sunscreen aspect doesn’t make your skin white, it has a nice creamy texture, and gives them softer skin. One user loves that it makes their face “glow", which is especially awesome since they have dry skin.

Ingredients

Active ingredient: Zinc oxide (77947) 12.5% (natural earth mineral, largest particle size used, non-nano particles). Other Ingredients: Organic olive oil, purified water (alkaline), wild harvested candellila wax (plant based), organic sweet orange oil, organic bergamot oil, organic sage herb.


Cetaphil Daily Facial Moisturizer SPF 15

EWG Rating - 2
Fakespot Grade - A  Super trustworthy Amazon reviews

  • Sunscreen Moisturizer / Anti-Aging
  • SPF 15 - Broad Spectrum UVA UVB
  • Skin Type: ALL

Cetaphil non-greasy formula won’t clog up your pores. It’s dermatologist recommended, lightweight, it hydrates well, feels great of your face, makes your skin soft, and people really love it.

Reviewer Highlights

One reviewers loves that it feels like you have nothing on and doesn’t cause breakouts. A sensitive-skinned-rosacea sufferer says this stuff is wonderful and helps heal dry skin. Another reviewer says it’s the best face lotion she’s ever tried and works great under makeup.

Ingredients

Active Ingredients: Avobenzone 3%, Octocrylene 10%
Inactive Ingredients: Purified Water, Diisopropyl Adipate, Cyclomethicone, Glyceryl Stearate and PEG-100 Stearate, Glycerin, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Phenoxyethanol, Benzyl Alcohol, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Tocopheryl Acetate, Carbomer 940, Disodium EDTA, Triethanolamine



General Purpose

 

Kiss My Face Under Age Ultra Hydrating Moisturizer

EWG Rating - 1
Fakespot Grade - A
 

  • Fragrance Free
  • Skin Type: Normal to Dry

Get soft and smooth with Vitamin E, Organic Aloe, Sunflower, Jojoba & Echinacea Extracts. Kiss My Face is pH balance for optimal effectiveness and is paraben, phthalate, vegan & cruelty free.

Review Highlights

Folks with sensitive skin love that they can use this moisturizer without a reaction. Most agree it’s not too thick and not too thin and moisturizes well. However, one “dry skin" reviewer says it’s doesn’t moisturize her skin enough, while another said a 2nd application does the trick perfectly. 

Ingredients

Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Leaf Extract)*, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower Oil)*, Vitis Vinifera (Grape Seed Oil), Glyceryl Stearate, Cetearyl Glucoside, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba Seed Oil)*, Hydrolyzed Rice Protein, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender Flower Extract)* Anthemis Nobilis (Chamomile Flower Extract)*,Echinacea Angustifolia (Echinacea) Leaf Extract*, Hydrastis Canadensis (Goldenseal) Leaf Extract*, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract*, Rumex Crispus (Yellow Dock) Root Extract*, Equisetum Arvense (Horsetail) Extract*, Trifolium Pratense (Red Clover) Extract*, Olea Europaea (Olive) Leaf Extract*, Glycerin, Caprylic Acid, Lonicera Caprifolium (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract, Rosa Damascena (Rose) Oil, Xanthan Gum, Tocopherol (Vitamin E/Vitamine E), Borago Officinalis (Borage) Oil, Allantoin, Potassium Sorbate
 *Certified Organic Ingredients

 


Desert Essence Daily Essential Moisturizer

EWG Rating - 2
Fakespot Grade - A  Super trustworthy Amazon reviews

  • General Purpose Moisturizer
  • Skin Type: ALL, including Sensitive

Dessert Essence is fortified with Jojoba Oil and Aloe Vera to soothe to restore and maintain the soft feel you love in your skin. The essential oil of flowering Geraniums adds a pleasing, natural fragrance. 

Review Highlights

Reviewers with all ranges of dry, oily, combination and sensitive skin love this light, easy to apply moisturizer with it's non-greasy feel. Several acne prone folks delight at how well it moisturizes without causing breakouts. The product doesn’t claim anti-aging skills, but reviewers do!

Ingredients

Water (aqua), aloe barbadensis leaf juice, glyceryl stearate (vegetable derived), stearic acid (vegetable derived), cetyl palmitate (plant derived), simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) seed oil, carthamus tinctorius (safflower) seed oil, cetyl alcohol (vegetable derived), propanediol (corn derived), sesamum indicum (sesame) seed oil, glycerin (plant derived), gluconolactone, sodium hydroxide, sodium benzoate, geranium maculatum, oil (plant derived)


Intolerant & Sensitive Skin

If you have particularly Sensitive Skin, and/or suffer from Eczema, Rosacea or other skin conditions, one of these natural moisturizers might become your new best friend.

Please Note Skin Types

 

La Roche-Posay Toleriane Fluid

EWG Rating - 1
Fakespot Grade - A Super trustworthy Amazon reviews

  • Soothes Intolerant Skin
  • Skin Type: Combination to Oily, Sensitive

La Roche-Posay Toleriane Fluid for combination to oily skin uses detoxifying Thermal Spring Water to instantly moisturize and soothe feelings of heat and irritation, providing long-lasting hydration. 

Review Highlights

Several reviewers with EczemaRosacea & Acne have had great success with this cream. A minor miracle happened when a woman who suffers with redness, burning sensations & adult acne tried this moisturizer. Her face not only tolerated the cream, but her skin calmed down and the red flareups all but disappeared. This is the only moisturizer that works for another user’s sensitive, combination and fussy skin. She says it’s light and moisturizes just enough. She also says it’s awesome!

Ingredients

Aqua/Water, Squalane , Glycerin , Dipropylene Glycol , Sodium Carbomer, Ethylhexyloxyglycerin/Ethylhexyglycerin, Capryl Glycol/Caprylyl Glycol


La Roche-Posay Toleriane Soothing Protective Skincare Lotion

EWG Rating - 1
Fakespot Grade - A Super trustworthy Amazon reviews

  • Soothes Intolerant Skin
  • Skin Type: Normal to Combination, Sensitive

La Roche-Posay Toleriane Soothing Protective Skincare Lotion for normal to combination skin soothes the pulling, stinging and burning sensation specific to intolerant skin. Ahhh ... !  

Quickly relieves redness caused by inflammation, sun, allergic reactions, etc., and is a most excellent cream for eczema and rosacea sufferers.

Review Highlights

This moisturizer healed a keloid on one reviewer’s sensitive skin within a week of use. Dry spots, acne and flakey skin were all cured for another, whose skin specialist recommended La-Roche to balance pH. A rosacea sufferer with highly reactive, sensitive skin experienced the unfamiliar lack of burning and stinging when she tried this. Excellent!

Ingredients

Water/Aqua , Cyclopentasiloxane , Isocetyl Stearate , Squalane , Glycerin , Isononyl Isononanoate , Pentylene Glycol , Aluminum Starch , Octenylsuccinate, Cetyl Alcohol , PEG-100 Stearate , Glyceryl Stearate , Dimethiconol , Ethylhexyglycerin , Acrylates Crosspolymer , Sodium Hydroxide


La Roche Posay Toleriane Riche Soothing Protective Skincare Lotion

EWG Rating - 1
Fakespot Grade - A Super trustworthy Amazon reviews

  • Soothes Intolerant Skin
  • Skin Type: Dry, Sensitive

La Roche Posay Toleriane Riche for dry skin soothes and calms intolerant skin. Its smooth, creamy texture, enriched with shea butter, intensely nourishes and restores your skin's comfy-ness factor. Yay! Like the previous two La Roche Posay products, it is excellent for eczema, rosacea and inflamed redness of various sorts. Only this one is for dry skin.

Review Highlights

Eczema sufferers found their holy grail with this stuff. Sensitive, dry, & flaky skin folk are giddy that they’ve found something that actually works well for them. A reviewer with very “confused” skin (oily, with large dry patches) says it’s the only cream that calms down her skin without causing a rash.

Ingredients

Aqua/Water , Isocetyl Stearate , Cyclopentasiloxane , Squalane , Butyrospermum Parkii/Shea Butter , Glycerin , Cetyl Alcohol , Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate , Pentylene Glycol , PEG-100 Stearate , Sodium Hydroxide , Citric Acid , Ethylhexylglycerin , Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer


First Aid Beauty Daily Face Cream

EWG Rating - 2
Fakespot Grade - A Super trustworthy Amazon reviews

  • Non Comedogenic for Sensitive Skin
  • Skin Type: ALL, Including Sensitive

First Aid Beauty is a lightweight, non-comedogenic lotion containing ceramides and botanical antioxidants. Get your "soft and supple" on, while infusing your skin with great moisture for healthier, plumper-looking skin. (Who needs Botox?!) It's called "First Aid" because it actually has healing properties, as well as preventing free-radical damage. The mild formula soothes and protects while reducing skin reactivity. Great for all skin types, including the most finicky, sensitive skin. 

Review Highlights

More than one woman remarks that this cream is light, moisturizes well, and that makeup goes over it flawlessly and stays all day. An oily skin user remarks that her face is actually less oily throughout the day when she uses it, while a reviewer with very dry, mature skin loves it as well.

Ingredients

Water/Aqua/Eau, Stearic Acid, Glycerin, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Glyceryl Stearate Se, Glyceryl Stearate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Butyrospermum Parkii Butter, Dimethicone, Squalane, Allantoin, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Caprylyl Glycol, Ceramide 3, Chrysanthemum Parthenium Extract, Colloidal Oatmeal, Disodium Edta, Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Oil, Glycyrrhiza Glabra Root Extract, Sodium Hydroxide, Xanthan Gum, Phenoxyethanol


SanRe Organic Skinfood Shaded Rose Healing Face Cream - SPF 30

EWG Rating - 1
Fakespot Grade - A
Super trustworthy Amazon reviews

  • Healing & Revitalizing
  • Skin Type: ALL, Including Sensitive

SanRe Shaded Rose heals and revitalizes irritated, psoriasis and eczema prone skin with rose and coconut oils. It also adds SPF 30 for a nice little barrier to sun damage.

Review Highlights

Multiple eczema sufferers boast that SanRe keeps flare ups at bay. They use it everywhere from eyelids, to arms, to their five-year-old's bottom! One reviewer with eczema says this face cream keeps her skin clear, smooth and very hydrated. The skin of another user has never been healthier, even during the brutal winter months.

Ingredients

Organic Safflower Oil, Organic Evening Primrose Oil, Organic Coconut Oil, Purified Water, Zinc Oxide, Organic Aloe Vera Gel, Organic Beeswax, Titanium Dioxide, Organic Rose Hydrosol, Organic Citrus Extract, Organic Calendula Essential Oil, Organic Chamomile Essential Oil, Organic Lavender Essential Oil, Organic Geranium Essential Oil, Organic Sweet Orange Essential Oil


Men Specific

Any of the moisturizers in this guide can be used by both men and women, but these are marketed to men and were formulated with guys in mind.
 

Cremo Face Moisturizer 

EWG Rating - 1
Fakespot Grade - A  Super trustworthy Amazon reviews

  • General Purpose Moisturizer
  • Healing, Anti-Inflammatory
  • Skin Types: ALL

Are you a dude? Because dudes LOVE this stuff. Cremo Face Moisturizer is marketed to men, is particularly great for after shave moisture, but it works great for women as well.

The bottle label reads: Try it once to believe it - Enjoy it for life - It's really that good. So Cremo is pretty impressed with themselves. Reviewers are too. 

Review Highlights

Reviewers love how great this moisturizer feels after a shave. One remarks that he has no more red bumps after shaving and another says this lotion is soothing and healing. They say it is non-greasy, softens the skin … and they use words like “radiant” and “glow”, which cracks me up a little. But I don’t know why. Why SHOULDN'T a guy be radiant, with skin that positively glows?! 

Ingredients

Water (Aqua), Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Oleosomes, Neopentyl Glycol Diheptanoate, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Jojoba Esters, Hydroxyethyl Urea, Pentylene Glycol, Algae Extract, Mugwort (Artemisia Vulgaris) Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Xanthan Gum, Allantoin, Polyacrylate-13, Polyisobutene, Polysorbate 20, Caprylhydroxamic Acid, Phenoxyethanol, Methylpropanediol, Farnesol, Linalool


Jack Black Dry Erase Ultra-Calming Face Cream

EWG Rating - 1
Fakespot Grade - A  Super trustworthy Amazon reviews

  • General Purpose Moisturizer
  • Healing, Anti-Inflammatory
  • Skin Types: Dry and/or Sensitive Skin

Here’s to guys who are the Dry and/or Sensitive type. (Pun intended! Buahahaa!!) This Jack Black face cream hydrates dry skin, calms sensitive skin and helps reduce redness and irritation.   

Review Highlights

Guys agree that Jack Black product does what it says. A reviewer with chronic dryness and irritation says all of that is gone and his skin has never felt better. They say it’s lightweight, doesn’t clog pores, and it soothes and moisturizes well. They also say it smells great. Mmmmm!!!

Ingredients

Water, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Extract, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Glycerin, Glycereth-26, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Cetearyl Olivate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Sorbitan Olivate, Dimethicone, Ammonium Acryloydimethyltaurate/VP Copolymer, Hydrolyzed Caesalpinia Spinosa Gum, Cetyl Palmitate, Ceteth-10 Phosphate, Dicetyl Phosphate, Sorbitan Palmitate, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Caesalpinia Spinosa Gum, Arginine, Panthenol, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Bisabolol, Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract*, Spirulina Maxima Extract*, Tetrapeptide-21, Ethylhexylglycerin, Hexylene Glycol, Caprylyl Glycol, Phenoxyethanol
*Certified Organic


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What the?! You mean I can have "bomb dot com" skin AND not get cancer? Why yes. Yes you can, and this is the guide of all guides that will get your there. Rated stellar by both EWG and your human counterparts (that means people who use these products). So why are you still reading this? Go to Blissful Miss already and find your new favorite moisturizer!

10 Toxic Beauty Ingredients to Avoid

Sadly, the skincare industry is highly unregulated. The FDA does little to protect us from thousands of downright scary ingredients in everyday skincare products. Here are 10 of the most common ones to avoid.

  1. Parabens
  2. Synthetic Colors
  3. Fragrance 
  4. Phthalates
  5. Triclosan
  6. Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS) / Sodium Laureth Sulfate (SLES)
  7. Formaldehyde
  8. Toluene
  9. Propylene Glycol
  10. Sunscreen Chemicals

Find out how each of these ingredients affects your health in the Huffington Post article 10 Toxic Beauty Ingredients to Avoid by Nutrition & Wellness expert, Vanessa Cunningham.

More Resources for Toxic Beauty Product Ingredients 

For more information on toxic ingredients in beauty products, check out Global Healing Center's 19 Chemicals to Avoid in Skin care by Dr. Edward Group.

Is Your Moisturizer Increasing Your Risk for Skin Cancer? by Dr. Mercola tells us about a study where popular moisturizers were applied to mice for 17 weeks … and then 69% of them grew tumors. YIKES!

Disclaimer

The safety of products suggested by Blissful Miss is based on the Environmental Working Group rating system. This is not to say that every ingredient in and of itself is considered 100% safe, but combined with several other non-toxic ingredients that product receives a high rating by EWG. Any product on this list can be researched on the EWG Skin Deep Database for specific details of how each ingredient is rated and what the known concerns are, if any.

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