Ditch Those Chemicals: Organic Skincare Brands You Should Buy Instead

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    If you pick up any beauty product you’re currently using, you’ll see a list of chemicals used to make them. While most of them are used by us daily, a lot of us suffer from breakouts and have sensitive skin. Instead of running from pillar to post and using more chemicals to fix them up, you could just opt for a more natural, organic or vegan route for blemish-free, happy, healthy skin.

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    Ras Luxury Oils

    RAS Luxury Oils

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    This beauty and wellness brand, set up by a mother-daughter duo, sells products made from plant-based ingredients and is cruelty-free, vegan and free of synthetic fragrances and parabens. The brand uses cold-pressed virgin oils and organic essential oils for their therapeutic skincare range. The wellness brand offers face oils, face mists, body oils, body polishes, pure essential oils, pure plant oils, and miniatures, among others.

    Shell Out: INR 400 onward

    Alyuva

    Alyuva

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    This brand's natural products for skin and hair are made from ancient recipes using Shata Dhaura Ghrita a.k.a- 100 times washed clarified butter aka pure desi cow ghee. Alyuva's Lip Balms are enriched with 20% ghee, coconut oil, vitamin E, kokum butter or shea butter and beeswax. They have flavors like Plum, Orange, Cocoa Butter and Peppermint. Don't forget to check out their herbal hair masks and deep moisturizing creams. 

    Shell Out: INR 200 onward

    Plus, you might also fall in love with these Ayurvedic brands which take skincare to another level!

    Alanna

    Another all-vegan brand, Alanna was started by Rashi Behal Mehra after she quit a cushy corporate job. One of the few brands in India that offers shampoo bars, with Amla, Reetha, Shikakai and Hibiscus, Alanna is here to make a difference. They've also got lip scrubs and balms in Lemon and Chocolate flavors. Their Night Miracle serum is our top pick!

    Shell Out: INR 175 onward

    Ilana Organics

    Ilana Organics

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    A brand that was recently catapulted into viral fame by beauty bloggers, this brand is all-organic, and has great combos that'll help you test a skincare regime end to end - toners, masks, et al. Their clarifying charcoal mask is their most popular product, and they suggest trying their Witch Hazel + Camellia Toner and Argan + Tea Tree Serum alongside it for optimum results. A unique product they've got is their sun protection oil, crafted with raspberry and carrot seed.

    Shell Out: INR 600 onward

    Organic Harvest

    Organic Harvest

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    Find lotions, serums, creams, tanning scrubs, sunscreens and more at Organic Harvest. Their green tea, pomegrenate, hibiscus and lemon lip balms are really good too. The brand also curates combos that comprise a toner, a face wash, a cream and a lip balm. 

    Shell Out: INR 132 onward

    Kalon

    Kalon

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    This Kolkata-based brand makes beauty and body care products using naturally sourced ingredients that are free of sulphates, parabens and all those harsh chemicals. Find shower gels, hair oils and shampoo, beard oils and wash, body lotion and face wash for all types of hair and skin. What we also love about the brand is that their bottles are made of recyclable plastic or glass while the labelling and packaging is done using recyclable paper. Get your hands on the neem face wash and the shea and kokum butter moisturizing lotion. 

    Shell Out: INR 350 onward

    Rustic Art

    Rustic Art

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    Rustic Art is an organic and natural brand that believes in sustainable manufacturing and a sustainable lifestyle. Hence, from concentrated face wash to soaps, lip balms and moisturizers - all of their products are cruelty-free and vegan. Go for the neem basil face wash, the lavender massage oil, and the sandal and wild rose face wash concentrate. 

    Shell Out: INR 230 onward

    Skinish

    Skinish

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    Skinish's range of body care and skin care products are designed to help your skin rejuvenate properly and without any of those chemicals you might find in commercial brands. The range of skincare products is all made with natural ingredients that are also vegan and cruelty-free. Go for the  Face O Clock Face Moisturiser or the Arabica Coffee Hair Oil.

    Shell Out: INR 399 Onwards

    Kaura India

    Kaura

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    Kaura makes organic skincare and haircare that's not just good for you but also fun! Their products are handmade in small batches and infused with organic ingredients carefully sourced locally. We love their range of colourful bath salts, whipped soaps, sweet scented body moisturisers and bathing bars. Try the Rose Coconut Whipped Soap and the Rainbow Body Scrub.

    Shell Out: INR 249 upwards

    Hydra By Ambika

    Hydra By Ambika

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    Natural, handmade and organic, Hydra By Ambika has a wide range of haircare, skincare and face care products. Their products are infused with the goodness of ingredients like jojoba oil, avocado oil, essential oils, cocoa butter shea butter and more. Get the Organic Hair & Scalp Cleanser or the Organic Handwhipped Body Butter.

    Shell Out: INR 500 upwards

    ProTip

    Self care > everything? Here are some brands that make at-home pampering sessions so much easier! So, skip the salon and try these amazing options.