Do you feel overwhelmed by all of the ingredients the skin care industry uses? It is not uncommon for one skin care product to have over 20 different ingredients on the label that we cannot even pronounce. Unfortunately, many times these ingredients are chemicals that have us questioning their purpose on our skin. Skin care doesn’t have to be that complicated! Here are five powerhouse natural ingredients that you should be using on your skin, and why.
Activated charcoal is first on our list because of its amazing ability to draw toxins and dirt out of the skin, leaving pores clear and balancing oil production. It also offers a natural exfoliating property that sloughs off dead skin cells revealing brighter and healthier skin underneath.
Clay is the next powerhouse ingredient you want in your skin care regiment. Clay is rich in natural minerals that detoxify and cleanse the skin. It also helps to draw out any excess oil in the skin which can help to control skin conditions such as acne.
Beeswax is a unique, and maybe surprising, ingredient you want your skincare to include. Beeswax will protect your skin by creating a barrier between the skin and the environment, without clogging pores. It also has anti-inflammatory properties that encourage healing, and it is loaded with Vitamin A to aid in cell restoration which is essential in keeping your skin looking young and healthy.
Cleaning and protecting the skin are essential, but so is moisturizing! Olive oil is an excellent powerhouse ingredient to have in a moisturizer. When paired with a good cleanser it will balance out your skin’s natural oil production, so you are not too oily, or too dry throughout the day. Olive oil is vitamin rich and has antioxidant properties, meaning it will help fight off harmful free radicals that may contribute to cancer or premature aging.
Shea butter is another essential when thinking about a moisturizer. Shea butter is highly emollient and very effective at penetrating the skin so that the moisture lasts because it is not just sitting on the surface of the skin. It also aids in the skin’s natural collagen production. After continued use, many notice their fine lines and wrinkles have diminished, and their skin feels softer.
Shopping for skin care can be daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. Look for an all natural product and then familiarize yourself with the ingredients so you can be sure it is safe and effective. Our all natural Charcoal and Clay Face Soap and Facial Lotion Stick make up a simple and effective skin care regiment. These two powerhouse products together are made with the ingredients listed above without any of the scary chemicals and additives many other regiments try to hide. Click here to order your set so you can feel confident you are doing what is best for your skin!