Do you know what your perfume consists of? Did you know that some of the chemicals in your perfume can cause cancer? Have you ever had an allergic reaction to any perfume, stuffy nose or skin break outs? It was a shock to me to find out how many chemicals and toxins are found in most perfumes. It wasn’t until after reading an article from Medical News Today; Chemical Sensitivities and Perfume, that I decided to do some research and find out what kinds of Organic Perfumes are out there.
Medical News Today – Fragrances are now used in almost every cleaning, laundry, and personal-care product on the market. Since people have been using perfumes for hundreds of years, it’s reasonable to wonder why the problem of using scents has surfaced only recently.
Until the 20th century, perfumes were made from natural ingredients derived directly from plants and animals, and as fragrances became cheaper and more widespread, they also became more synthetic.
The National Academy of Sciences reports that 95% of the chemicals used in fragrances today are synthetic compounds derived from petroleum, including known toxins capable of causing cancer, birth defects, central nervous system disorders and allergic reactions. Click to continue reading this article.
Here are some Organic Perfumes to try:
Rich Hippie – Made with organic and wild-crafted ingredients, peace, love and harmony. Rich Hippie perfume is made using the traditional methods employed by perfumers before World War II and the advent of the chemical industry. Prior to World War II, all fine perfume was 100% natural and chemical free. Rich Hippie perfume is made in very small batches with tremendous care, to bring you a product that is both safe for your health and safe for the environment.
Blend Organic Perfume Oils – Some of the most pure and precious scents on earth endow our new organic perfume oils with depth, romance, and rich aroma. Organic and totally solvent-free natural scents. Using only steam distilled and Carbon Dioxide (CO2) extracted oils. No absolutes are used, meaning there is no residue from hexane or other solvents. We pledge that there are NO SYNTHETICS at all in these blends. Just plant extracted scents and pure jojoba and apricot kernal oils. In addition to being 100% natural our blends are over 80% organic. The majority of essential oils used in each recipe are certified organically grown, harvested, and processed. Purity in every perfume.
Malie Organic Therapy Perfume – 100% Organic and Wild Harvested Ingredients. The understated simplicity of the ingredients belies this perfumes ability to comfort and calm the mind – not to mention make you smell gorgeous. These organic perfumes are absolutely free of chemicals and alcohol, naturally capturing the aroma-therapeutic value of their exotic plant essences.