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Organic for the Win

Organic products made with the right percentages of bioactive ingredients can do wonders for our skin while keeping us safe from harmful ingredients and harmful effects on the planet and the animals with which we share it.

Non-organic products can contain harmful ingredients. You know the old adage - if you read the ingredient list and can’t pronounce stuff, you’re in trouble. Many of these ingredients are synthetic, man-made chemicals including sodium laurel, mineral oils, laureth sulfate, and toxins that could be residues of pesticides. They can also contain mineral oil, petroleum, parabens, and other chemicals that, with long-term use, can cause skin irritation, hormone imbalance, organ toxicity, and even cancer.

Using organic products has some great benefits:
- Organic products are made up of ingredients from plants and other things from nature. But what’s NOT in them is important - no pesticides, herbicides, synthetic fertilizers, genetically modified organisms (GMOs), and other additives or chemicals. So you know exactly what is going into your body.
- Because you know what’s in them - stuff you can identify by name, if you have allergies you will know not to use the product. And, it is less likely that they will irritate your skin because of the lack of harsh chemicals.
- They just work better - you want your bioactives and other plant-derived ingredients to be organic because organic plants have more of the good stuff because they are higher in nutrients.
- You are supporting the planet and the flora and fauna - organic ingredients are better for the environment and have less chemical runoff and other nasty downstream effects.

Now, about those bioactives. This little bit of scientific research is from the Handbook of Ecomaterials: “Botanical extracts are rich in secondary metabolites that occur in plants in a high structural diversity. Phenolic compounds, substances structurally characterized by having one or more hydroxyls attached to an aromatic ring, are classified into simple phenolics and polyphenols, which may be subdivided into tannins and flavonoids. Both flavonoids and non-flavonoids are associated with various interesting cosmetic properties like photoprotection, antiaging, moisturizing, antioxidant, astringent, anti-irritant, and antimicrobial activity.”

Translated into plain language, what they are saying is that bioactives are a great way to get the stuff you need for your skin in ways that your body likes. And Pangea Organics products are full of bioactives, at the right levels (1%-5%) to ensure effectiveness and real results. And it's why our products all average 4.5-star and above ratings, because they work for all the right reasons.

If you want to explore how bioactives and organic ingredients can work together to create your best skin, you can start here:

Our Daily AHA Gentle Exfoliator is a dual-action physical and chemical exfoliant that polishes and smooths skin, cleans clogged pores, and reveals visibly brighter, smoother skin, and a healthier-looking glow. It is made up of plant based AHAs and cranberry, maple leaf, calendula, and lactobacillus.

Our Super Antioxidant Glow Oil is packed with a powerful blend of six plant-based active oils and antioxidants for rich hydration, brightening, and an instantly youthful-looking glow. We use rosehip seed oil, squalene, tamanu oil, and bakuchiol.

Our Peptide-Rich Eye Cream is designed to lavish your eyes with the hydration they crave while defending against the harmful effects of environmental stressors. As it melts effortlessly into your skin, this lavish organic eye cream weaves its magic to reveal a smoother, more radiant complexion. It contains ginseng, marula oil, and shea butter.

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