Afterglow is the leading industry manufacturer of women's natural, mineral cosmetics. They employ high standards in bringing organic and wildcrafted non-allergenic and non-toxic botanicals into all their content.
Online PR News – 29-July-2010 – – Afterglow's enhanced product line now includes their latest suite of natural cosmetics . This suite of natural, organic and wildcrafted cosmetics exceed industry standards. Afterglow's focus and dedication to customers' health and beauty has resulted in wide acceptance among discerning women. These natural cosmetics far exceed customer expectations in terms of quality and benefits. The use of natural, organic and wildcrafted ingredients, formulated in non-allergenic, non-toxic and rejuvenating products give customers the comfort found only in Afterglow's line of natural cosmetics.
Afterglow's already stellar reputation and commitment to quality is evidenced by their exclusive use of ingredients that meet or exceed stringent USDA organic certification requirements. Some ingredients used in Afterglow's natural cosmetics, are beyond the scope and technical definition of USDA guidelines for organic certification as they are wildcrafted. Wildcrafted ingredients, as the name implies, comes from from the wild. Forests and oceans, untouched by development and commerce produce truly natural algae, herbs, and plants that Afterglow harvests and uses.
Throughout out the meticulous process of harvesting organic and wildcrafted ingredients and extracting the benefits and packaging it, Afterglow uses state-of-the-art technology and testing that vehemently opposes any kinds of animal testing. Afterglow is certified by PETA and Leaping Bunny, giving sophisticated customers the peace of mind that their use of Afterglow's natural cosmetics has in no way harmed other creatures and animals.
All Afterglow products clearly display on the packaging, the complete ingredient content. The US FDA has strict guidelines for the inclusion of all ingredients exceeding 1% in volume. Afterglow, in its effort at total transparency, displays all ingredients, no matter how little is contained in the product.
Afterglow also guarantees their products free from Bismuth Oxychloride and Parabens. Bismuth Oxychloride is is an ingredient found in many other mineral cosmetic products, that causes itching, rashes and cystic acne in some women. Parabens are synthetic preservatives, which include methylparaben, isoparaben, butylparaben and propylparaben.
Afterglow's range of natural cosmetics use either organic or wildcrafted ingredients that include organic grape seed extract, organic beeswax, organic lavender flower oil, organic jojoba seed extract, organic aloe vera, organic grape seed extract and organic apricot kernel, organic lavender flower oil, organic rose petal extract and organic rosemary extract.
Benefits arising from using these natural and organic ingredients far exceed the benefit of just being organic. For example the use of organic jojoba seed extract, which is a hypoallergenic, controls sebum. Sebum is the oily substance secreted by our sebaceous glands. This extract also aids in cleaning the skin and conditioning it. Another example is the use organic beeswax, an anti-inflammatory and germicidal agent that softens and elasticizes the skin. It is used as a natural thickening agent, emulsifier and humectant. Humectants are non-oily substances that attract and hold moisture.
All Afterglow's natural cosmetics are researched and manufactured without any animal testing. This fact is conformed and certified by PEAT and Leaping Bunny. They issue cruelty free standards and assurances to the public after stringent audits on cosmetic manufacturers to ascertain that no animal is used in the process.
All Afterglow products are produced in the United States.