Natural Skincare Products
The Secret Formula For
Natural skincare products can do more for the skin’s health than any of the synthetic compounds that have been
created over the years. Choosing the right ingredients is a matter of figuring out what you want to do.
Let’s say that you want to fade stretch marks, scars, fine lines or wrinkles. You may need a combination
of ingredients, but jojoba oil or wax should be one of your first choices. Functional Keratin, a patented
product, can also help by improving collagen and elastin production.
Most of us need a moisturizer, if only to protect the skin’s naturally occurring balance. Even if you have
problems with oiliness, you don’t want to use products that contain alcohol, they could cause excessive
Natural skincare products that moisturize may contain
a variety of plant oils, such as olive, jojoba, grape seed and Babassu oils. Functional Keratin is also an
effective moisturizer that has been shown in studies to relieve dermatitis, which is basically and inflammation of
the skin. Many things can cause it, including exposure to detergents, shaving or injury.
If your skin is excessively dry, you should be sure to take your vitamins. Dry skin may be a symptom of a
nutritional deficiency, such as vitamin A deficiency. You should also be sure to drink plenty of water.
Age spots or uneven skin tones can be evened out with a special kind of nut grass root and natural vitamin
E. Synthetic vitamin E may be used in natural skincare products, but it won’t be as effective as natural
If you need firming because of weight loss or just getting older, you need to encourage you skin to produce more
collagen and elastin. Functional Keratin, as mentioned above, alone with a variety of sea kelp known as
wakame and coenzyme Q10 are all effective.
Some natural skincare products contain all three. Clinical research has shown that this combination
increases firmness by 27% in just a few hours. The affect is lasting. Researchers rechecked to results
in 24 hours and found that there was still a 22% increase. So, it’s possible that with continued use, you
could see a “firmer you” every day.
For healing, you need honey. Honey has been used for thousands of years to heal wounds, cuts, burns and
abrasions. Only recently did scientists learn that honey has antibacterial and antiseptic
One specific kind, which is gathered from a bush that grows wild in New Zealand, is particularly active.
Researchers believe that it could be used to treat antibiotic resistant staph infections.
To provide sunburn protection or relieve existing sunburn, you really want natural skin
care products that contain vitamin B5. It enhances the
tanning process that protects the deepest of the skin’s layers from free radical damage caused by overexposure
To reduce redness or inflammation, witch hazel is a good choice, particularly after shaving. It has a
naturally soothing effect, even on cuts and abrasions. Instead of burning like alcohol based products do, it
actually relieves the pain.
Nature has given us everything that we need to take care of our body and our skin’s health. The better
manufacturers have learned how to extract the right components and combine the right ingredients, so that we can
have safe and effective natural skincare products without
“cooking them up” ourselves.
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