A Guide to Natural Skin Care Products
There are so many reasons that store-bought skin care ingredients are harmful to your skin, it’s scary! There are thousands of chemicals in your products, being absorbed into your body.
Instead of relying on these mass produced highly chemical items, try going for skincare ranges that have these natural ingredients instead:
Tea Tree Oil
Tea tree oil is an excellent ingredient to fight breakouts, redness and inflammation on the skin.
A natural anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-microbial ingredient, Tea tree oil is a versatile and vital skincare oil. If used on hair in minimal amounts, it is known to keep lice away.
The NYX Tea Tree Balance serum is an amazing primer for people who have oily skin or skin that is prone to break out. Oriflame Love Nature Face Lotion Tea Tree absorbs into the skin leaving no residue and provides weightless hydration. And to keep breakout and acne at bay, Oriflame Love Nature Tea Tree Cleansing Gel is an amazing, non-drying cleanser that reduces blemishes and excess sebum.
Coconut oil is highly beneficial for your skin and body. Advantages include:
–strengthening underlying epidermal tissue
–removing dead skin cells as well as renewing cells
—containing antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal and antioxidant properties
Coconut oil in it’s pure form can also be used as a cleanser, moisturiser and toner as well as an excellent hair and nail conditioner. The Andalou Naturals Coconut Milk Firming Mask hydrates your skin and improves elasticity; the essential fatty acids, hydrates, fortifies, softens, and conditions your skin.
Andalou Naturals Coconut Water Firming Cleanser and Andalou Naturals Coconut Water Firming Toner are also excellent for toning your skin and hydrate, fortify, and balance improving the appearance of tone and texture.
Avocados include containing vitamins A, D and E that are skincare essentials. It boosts collagen production and treats age spots.
Oriflame Optimals Body Smoothening Lotion is formulated with Avocado Oil and pampers dry skin, leaving it supple and elastic. And if your face feels dull and dry from pollution, the Freeman Feeling Beautiful Avocado & Oatmeal Facial Clay Mask promises to “Nourish and purify with one amazing mask!”
The clay in the mask purifies skin and reduces dirt and oils from the pores, whereas Vitamin E, Avocado and Oatmeal nourish your skin.
Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple Cider Vinegar is a natural and inexpensive antibacterial and antifungal skincare essential.
The use of ACV for skin problems dates all the way back to Hippocrates (460-377 BC), considered “the father of modern medicine” and a believer in the use of anti-fungal ACV and raw honey for cleaning ulcerations and treating skin sores.
The Freeman Apple Cider Vinegar Mask is an ACV infused mask, scrub, cleanser, and toner in one. The key ingredients promise an all-in-one facial in minutes: Apple cider vinegar (brightens); bentonite clay (absorbs oil); pumice (exfoliates).
Honey is one of the best natural sources of nutrients, enzymes, vitamins and skin-boosting acids that fights against bacteria, breakout, allergies, and has antiseptic qualities.
The Andalou Naturals (Brightening) Pumpkin Honey Glycolic Mask brightens your skin, clears breakouts and blemishes; and Andalou Naturals cell science technology claims to renew skin at the cellular level, blending nature and knowledge for visible results with their each product.
The NYX Honey Dew Me Up Primer, infused with honey, light reflective gold flecks and collagen, gives amazing results and leaves you with bright, glowing skin.
The Nivea Honey & Oil Creme Soap is formulated with natural honey and jojoba oil, which leaves your skin soft, bright and pampered.