Alfalfa Extract is a natural cleaner which contains vitamins A,B,C,D and E.
Aloevera has been accepted as one of the best natural skin care ingredients. It hydrates and soothes the skin. It is often used in skin care and hair products and due to the acceptability of this natural ingredient, some products display Aloe very prominently which is likely to hoodwink the customer who thinks that the product is 90% aloe when in reality it is probably a fraction. Therefore, you need to read out the ingredients before you make a dart towards the shelf and pick up a product that has aloe in it.
Carotene which is found in red and orange plants and vegetables is an antioxidant. Other ingredients which are rich in antioxidants include, Grape seed extract and seaweed which is rich in iodine and antioxidant vitamins and helps in the toning and soothing of the skin.
Citric Acid neutralizes the pH of the skin and is found in citrus fruits.
Fatty acids are found in ingredients such as Evening Primrose Oil is excellent for nourishing dry skin.
Mint is good for acne treatment or for oily skins.
Mistletoe has a soothing effect and is used for sensitive skin.
Oatmeal is an excellent exfoliant which is used in natural facial masks.
Papaya is a great fruit with many natural ingredients and is used as cleansers, moisturizers and for facial masks.
Biotin is excellent for dry skin is found in fruit and vegetables especially dried mixed fruit.
Other important natural ingredients are jojoba, apricot, avocado, grapefruit seed, fruits containing citric acid, beeswax, chamomile, almond oil, and many more.
These are just some of the essential ingredients that goes into a Natural Skin Care product.
If a products claims to be natural, its ingredients should be recognizable. It is important to check the composition of the ingredients and whether chemicals are being used and if so the percentage. Look for labels with easy to understand ingredients; if you don’t understand, google it. Research well, and do a patch test before application of the product to your skin.
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