Health benefits of natural ingredients.
Thankfully for everyone, the numbers of people becoming aware of the ingredients present in the skincare products they use are on a constant rise. Knowing the contents of a product will help you know the outcome of applying a certain product provided you know the requirements of your skin in advance. As a result of this awareness, more and more people are choosing products that contain natural ingredients as compared to chemical laden ones.
The natural ingredients present can do wonders to your skin. If you have trouble choosing a product and do not know how it is going to help you then read on and learn how the various ingredients work on your skin.
Aloe Vera is a favourite with among most skin care products considering the benefits it has to offer. It is one of the best known moisturizers for the skin with its rich content of vitamin E. Chapped and dry lips can be treated by the application of aloe vera and it reduces puffiness of the eyes too. If this was not enough, its anti bacterial and anti fungal properties helps heal skin burns, cuts, scars and acne giving you smooth skin. So the next time you come across a skin care product containing aloe vera, you know what to expect from it.
Increasing number of skin care products are including pomegranate in their list of ingredients as it can give you a radiant glow and youthful looking skin. It has sun protecting compounds and helps keep your skin from free radical damage. It deals with premature ageing that is caused by sun damage and exposure. You can claim your victory over pigmentations on your face with pomegranates by your side for a clear skin. It promotes collagen formations and makes your skin soft. Those with oily or acne prone skin can rejoice as pomegranates are great for combating breakouts and reducing scars.
The joy of having silky smooth soft skin is a dream for most but jojoba gives you just that. It makes your skin more supple and rejuvenates dry skin. Your pores are cleared that were clogged due to the pollution and dust you are exposed to on a daily basis. If you are one of those people who have sensitive skin then you should know that jojoba works very well with sensitive skin.
Shea butter is a gift from heaven for those with excessively dry skin. It deeply moisturizes the skin and gives a natural glow apart from making it soft to touch. Any irritations that you might have on your skin are reduced with regular application of shea butter and elasticity of the skin is improved to a great extent. Shea butter works wonders in healing dry cracks and abrasions due to its moisturizing qualities. The icing on the cake is that it reduces the impact of sun exposure on your skin and keeps it away from problems caused thereby.
It is hard to recall anything that you wouldn’t love about this ingredient. It can be your best friend you are going through a bad day or celebrate eating it when you are happy as well. Little did you know, it is known to be rich in antioxidants. Flavonols are antioxidants that help protect your skin from sun damage and improve bloody flow for a dew complexion. You can even improve the hydration and thickness of your skin with the flavonols in dark chocolate. Including it in your beauty will nourish your skin and soften it too. If you are having trouble with irritated skin then chocolate will help calm and smoothen it.
Yet another ingredient that is loaded with antioxidants is berries. You will be startled at how much good it can do for your skin. Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries are rich sources of antioxidants that help fend off wrinkles protecting you from premature aging. Youthful looking skin can be an achievable feat with products containing berries. It has anti-inflammatory properties and helps in treating acne too. Using a face mask or face scrub that contains berries might do a lot good in keep the skin clear and unclog your pores. Your skin will experience an increase in blood flow to the skin and will receive enough nutrition as well.
For generations, neem has been the remedy to treat acne problems. It is highly effective as a toner in keeping check wrinkles and fine lines. You can wave goodbye to the pigmentation on your skin. Apart from treating skin infections, it deals with problems like blackheads, whiteheads and large pores.
Smells That Can Rejuvenate You
Monisha Gupta, Owner, Craft House-Luxury Lifestyle store, The Metropolitan Hotel & Spa believes that natural ingredients like sandalwood, lavender, rose, orange, cinnamon, jojoba, grape seed, etc can be meditative, energizing, and refreshing. Speaking of the ingredients that are used in her brand products she says, "The products are highly rejuvenating that can relief from stress, alleviate pain, uplift moods, caring of skin and body, rejoicing at memorable moments and transcending mind."
She further adds that the ingredients enter body and mind through skin and sense of smell and help to strengthen inner organs apart from keeping the skin beautiful by providing oxygen and balancing hormones, which may have got unbalanced due to environment, lifestyle, stress or aging process.
The Right Combination
Nayendra Pal Singh, Director & Co-founder at Vedic Natural Care Pvt. Ltd, strongly believes in the right combination of different ingredients being present in a skin care product in order to maintain a balance. "AHA might be a great exfoliator but it lacks nourishment and this is where AFA (Amino fruit acid) comes into the picture." Amla, mango, tomatoes and tamarind are high in AFA and so are beneficial in nourishing your skin. Every product has to be hypoallergenic, non commedogenic and full of anti-oxidants, anti-bacterial too depending on the skin of product like a face wash or a scrub.
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