Physicians Formula Organic Wear

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A major disaster! What was this, you say? I was out of pressed powder. Now for someone who is an “organic girl” at heart, this was a pretty rough thing since it’s tough to find good organic cosmetics locally. Previously I had spent oodles of money on a pressed powder from Whole Foods which I was not totally impressed with. So I knew if I was going to invest $15-$20 I wanted an excellent product. I have not had a chance to use it yet, but I really want to try the pressed powder by Real Purity (my favorite company.) I already use and enjoy their liquid foundation, mascara, and deodorant. I know their products contain minimal ingredients (the less the better) and are truly pure. Unfortunately the color I needed (medium) was out of stock……noooooo! So what’s a girl to do? Enter….Wal-Mart.

I went to Wal-Mart to pick up a few things and found myself in the make-up section (of course.) I had been reading blog posts about how discount stores are starting to carry more organic cosmetics and beauty products so I wanted to see if this was really true. I did a little browsing and came to Physician’s Formula. I had previously used their eye shadow but stopped when I found out they were made with talc (bad!) I looked and saw that they had a line called Organic Wear. It’s been out for a while but I hadn’t yet had a chance to check it out. The box said, “100% Natural Origin Pressed Powder” and was made with EcoBlend featuring Organisoy (helps even out the skin tone) and Eco-Olive (helps shield skin from environmental factors.) O.K. Sounds good so far. But I know how these companies like to say their product is natural and then throw in some crummy ingredients along with the good stuff. So I perused the ingredient list….and did not see any offending ingredients. No synthetic colors, fragrances, parabens or GMO’s! Sweet! Another cool thing is that it comes in eco-conscious packaging, with 93% less plastic than other powders. And the best of all, it is certified organic by EcoCert.

Needless to say, I was thrilled to be able to get this powder. I bought the powder and used it later that night…it gives you a smooth polished yet natural look. The only thing I am not too happy with is that it comes with a brush not the usual powder puff that pressed powders come with. But that is something you can buy separately if you desire. For under $13, this is a great product for a great deal and can fill in nicely until I can get my hands on the Real Purity powder. Stay tuned for my next post where I will share my love for Real Purity foundation. Until then…stay natural, stay beautiful…Robin.

Robin started her career as an educator of children and has now become an educator for adults everywhere who want to know the truth about what they put into their bodies through the skin. She is passionate about educating people to make better health and beauty choices.
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