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Our founder, Lewis Hendler, also co-founded scunci International, the world’s best known hair accessory brand. Lewis saw an opportunity in a fashion approach to basic hair accessories that was not being met by the established brands. So successful was this idea, that scunci rose to become the number one hair accessory company in the world.


I see skin care differently than most. Bottom line, if I wouldn’t use the product myself, I won’t sell it to you. In fact I have personally used every product we sell. It has to feel right, smell just right and most important has to work for its intended purpose. If not, it doesn’t get to be called Michael Todd true organics.


I don’t understand why companies, big companies, seem content to convince people to use their products with big dollar ad campaigns using celebrities paid to endorse the product and you know they endorse the product only because they are being paid a fortune to do so. Why not just make the products great using the best ingredients you can find, regardless of the cost. We never say an ingredient is too expensive to include in Michael Todd true organics. Our only concern is whether it is the best product for the purpose.


We also use as much organics as possible; usually at least 70%. But organic ingredients need to be combined with other actives to be really effective. You don’t fix your skin by just rubbing an avocado on your face. The key is finding the right blend of organic ingredients and specific minerals, peptides, epidermal growth (repair) factor, DMAE, beneficial acids and many others to achieve a truly great product.


Lastly, I am struck by how many old line companies still use in their formulas parabens as a preservative, salt (sodium chloride) as a thickener, irritating drying sulfates and skin suffocating petrochemicals despite the growing evidence that these ingredients are potentially harmful to the user. 


This is what Michael Todd true organics is about… this is what we stand for: Effective organically based skin care solutions without the bad stuff.







Our Products 


“Made in the U.S. with certified organic ingredients, without added water and free of parabens, sulfates, synthetic fragrance or artificial dyes.”


Nature got it right. We put it in a bottle.  MICHAEL TODD True Organics represent a synergy between science and the certified organic plants and fruits we use. The result is an unsurpassed skin care experience that enhances and protects the skin for years to come without the use of potentially harmful ingredients so common in many other brands. The products are developed and made in the United States at FDA Registered and USDA Organic Certified facilities under the guidance of experienced cosmetic formulators and chemists and registered and certified aromatherapists. So you know just what you’re getting, we state on each product the percentage of certified organically grown plants and fruits used and if it is vegan.


Cruelty Free.  MICHAEL TODD has never participated in animal testing on our products or ingredients.


Keeping it Fresh.  For maximum freshness, we use “airless” dispensers and other packaging designed to protect the ingredients from the effects of air and light.





Our Ingredients


You’ll love what’s in it. You’ll love even more what’s not.”


Most skin care products are made with bases of Water (cheap), Fruit Juice (loaded with sugar), Alcohol (drying) or Petroleum (suffocates the skin) that make up the majority of their contents. We don’t. Each beautifully crafted MICHAEL TODD true organics product starts with a base of 100% Certified Organic Aloe Vera Juice. This ancient herbal remedy has been called “nature’s first aid kit” because of its anti-bacterial, antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties. With more than 75 nutrients including 20 minerals, 18 amino acids and 12 vitamins, Aloe Vera hydrates, softens, soothes and nourishes the skin. To this we add thoughtfully selected organic ingredients known for their effective, results oriented skincare properties.


Just as important as what we put in our products… is what we don’t put in. All MICHAEL TODD true organics are formulated without potentially harmful parabens, sulfates, artificial coloring, synthetic dyes, mineral oil, phthalates or triclosan so you can use our products without health concerns.



Our Mission


“Making the world a prettier place, one face at a time.”


Our mission is to make the most effective, results oriented organic solutions for healthy, radiant skin. We use as much organics as possible without compromising performance and never use parabens, sulfates, mineral oil, artificial coloring or synthetic fragrance to avoid health concerns.






Skin Defender

Green Tea-Citrus Cleanser w/ AHA


Skin Defender cleans gently yet thoroughly then rinses without residue leaving skin feeling clean, soft and smooth. Blended with Alpha Hydroxy Acid to improve the appearance of fine lines, blotches and discoloration and Organic Green Tea and Citrus Extracts of Lemons and Oranges to help fight environmental stressors. Skin is more vibrant, even-toned and radiant looking. Prepares the skin for serums and moisturizer.


You know how sometimes when you wash your face, it feels like the soap will never come off? Not so with Skin Defender AHA Creme Facial Cleanser. It feels like whipped meringue and rinses completely without residue leaving the skin clean, fresh and hydrated, not like it still has product on it. Contains green tea and citrus for antioxidant protection and exfoliating AHA’s to improve skin texture. Especially good at dealing with winter and summer skin conditions. So switch up your routine to stay smooth and glowing no matter what the elements have in store. Sulfate FREE “no tears” formula does not irritate eyes.


Normal to dry, mature and combination skin.
210 ml / 7 fl oz



Aloe Barbadensis (Organic Aloe) Leaf Juice, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate, Coco Glucoside, Stearic Acid, Glycerin, Cetyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Stearate, Lactic Acid, Glycolic Acid, Malic Acid, Hyaluronic Acid, Organic Oryza Sativa (Rice) Extract, Organic Centella Asiatica(Gotu Kola) Extract, Organic Arnica Montana (Arnica) Flower Extract, Organic Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Saccharum Officinarum (Sugarcane) Extract, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Fruit Extract, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Fruit Extract, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract, Organic Extra Virgin Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Allantoin, Panthenol (Vitamin B-5), Xanthan Gum, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil, Dehydroacetic Acid, Benzyl Alcohol, Sodium Hydroxide.


Sunburn Alert: This product contains an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) that may increase your skin’s sensitivity to the sun and particularly the possibility of sunburn. Use a sunscreen, wear protective clothing, and limit sun exposure while using this product and for a week afterwards.


 4/10 (not hydrating)







Citrus Cream Moisturizer

DMAE-Hyaluronic Acid Blend


Light, soothing hydrating cream moisturizer infused with essential oils of sweet and mandarin oranges, tangerines, lemons and limes. DMAE firms skin, and improves fine lines and wrinkles. Hyaluronic Acid (a humectant) attracts moisture to the skin restoring the skin’s optimal moisture balance. Skin is left feeling moist, smooth and younger looking all day.


A light, cream moisturizer infused with essential oils of sweet and mandarin orange, tangerine, lemon and lime.Hyaluronic Acid and DMAE work synergistically to achieve a radiant and healthy looking complexion by restoring optimal moisture balance and visibly resurfacing skin texture to reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and enlarged pores. Skin is left feeling moist, smooth and younger looking all day. 


Normal to dry, mature and combination skin. 70 ml / 2.4 fl oz



Aloe Barbadensis (Organic Aloe Vera) Juice, Hibiscus Sp. (Hibiscus) Flower Extract, Vitis Vinifera (Grapeseed) Oil, Rosa Mosqueta (Rosehip) Seed Oil, Emulsifying Wax, Palm Stearic Acid, Vegetable Glycerin, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Phenoxyethanol, Niacinamide (Vitamin B3), Beta Carotene (Pro Vitamin A), Ascorbyl Palmitate (Vitamin C Ester), Euterpe Oleracea (Acai Fruit) Pulp Extract, Hyaluronic Acid, DMAE (Dimethylaminoethanol), Dl-panthenol (Pro-vitamin B5), Xanthan Gum (Polysaccharide Gum), Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Oleoresin, Azadirachta Indica (Neem) Oil, Citrus Cinensis (Sweet Orange) Essential Oil, Citrus Deliciosa (Mandarin) Essential Oil, Citrus Limonium (Lemon) Essential Oil, Citrus Arauntifolia (Lime) Essential Oil, Citrus Bergamia (Bergamot) Essential Oil, Litsea Cubeba (Litsea)  Essential Oil, Citrus Aurantium (Neroli) Essential Oil, Citrus Reticulata (Tangerine) Essential Oil, Citric Acid.




  5/10 (not hydrating)










I’m Gabrielle, the founder & creator of Eatdrinkshrink.com. I established this blog in May of 2012 to share my experience and knowledge as I pursue a career as a Registered Dietitian in New York City. I currently hold a BS in Nutrition & Dietetics from NYU and am pursuing a MS in Nutrition & Health Sciences while teaching yoga and working with the Coalition for Healthy School Food

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