This year I am saying "YES" to good skincare. For the past year, I have been making a conscious effort to limit "random" skincare on my face and keep it as efficient as possible while keeping it interesting since I do appreciate the technology that goes into developing a good skincare product. I especially pay attention to Canadian skincare companies and even more so ones that have Eco-certified products (more about Ecocert here)!
Schaf Skincare is based in Toronto, Ontario and is all about using a unique blend of plant extracts to nurture and protect the skin. Intended for use by ALL skin types, Schaf products are individually eco-certified which is the ULTIMATE stamp of natural approval. Ecocert originated in France and is an independent body that meticulously researches the origins of every ingredient. They visit the facilities where products are made and ensure that ingredients and the steps taken to product the products are indeed "all-natural". You can imagine how much this must cost in terms of time and money so for a cosmetics company to submit themselves to such an audit is what set Schaf apart from a number of other companies in my mind. It is also interesting to note that it is NOT companies that are Ecocertified, but individual products so you might see some companies certifying only certain products in their product lines if there are 100 products.
Now that we have established what having an Ecocert product means, all Schaf products are MADE WITHOUT: Parabens, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Artificial Colors, Sulfates, Mineral Oil, Silicone, Phthalates, Petroleum, Animal Byproducts, GMOs, Gluten, Propylene Glycol. As they are a relatively new company, there are currently five products in the Schaf product line, three of which I will share with you today!
The White Lava Purifying Scrub* (120mL/$30.00 CDN) is for all skin types and uses white lava powder and perfectly round apricot seed powder as physical ...