Taking care of your beauty with products from natural cosmetics not only is possible, but thanks to its maximum effectiveness and the purity of its essential oils, are ideal for skin care.
Natural cosmetic products help to keep your skin radiant, luminous and nourished thanks to the multiple properties of the vegetables, fruits and seeds that are used to make them.
In addition, using natural ingredients for skin care is good for you and good for the environment, as they do not pollute when disposed of, but return to their natural habitat.
The skin is the largest organ of the body, it is the body's protective barrier against different external aggressions (temperature changes, radiation or bacteria, among others). That's why it's so important to care for your skin with vegan, toxic-free and animal cruelty-free cosmetics.
Here are our 5 favourite natural skincare ingredients for their multiple benefits.
The advantages of consuming carrots as part of a healthy and balanced diet are widely known, but what benefits does it bring to the skin through natural cosmetic products?
Carrots contain potassium, multiple vitamins and beta-carotene, a component with great antioxidant power.
Firstly, potassium is an essential micronutrient for muscles, which regulates the level of water and sodium, thus helping your skin to stay naturally hydrated.
Secondly, the antioxidants present in beta-carotene prevent premature ageing, dermatitis and possible skin rashes.
Finally, Beta-carotene is a source of vitamin A that promotes the softness, smoothness and firmness of your skin. It also helps to produce melanin, improving skin pigmentation and the luminosity of your face.
Thanks to the pressing process, macadamia nut is one of the best essential oils for natural cosmetics. Contains high amounts of monounsaturated (or palmitolic) acid.
In addition, due to its oleic acids, the macadamia nut is an incredible source of vitamin E. It has anti-inflammatory properties, which give your skin softness and a beautiful natural glow.
Macadamia nut essential oil is a perfect emulsifier for your skin's first care, as it penetrates deeply, providing elasticity and a wonderfully toned and smooth feeling.
Another natural ingredient widely used in natural cosmetics, and one of the best skin moisturisers, is cucumber.
This wonderful ingredient, considered by some as a fruit and by others as a vegetable, also helps your body to produce collagen and elastane which makes your skin firm, healthy and glowing. It also mitigates the effects of the environment and the passage of time.
Ideally, use a cucumber-based first-care serum at night to help your face refresh, de-inflate and stay hydrated while you rest.
Thanks to its incredible astringent power, cucumber helps to reduce excess oil on the skin and is a great ally for skin that is irritated or reddened by the effects of the sun.
Tomatoes have great healing and medicinal properties, but lycopene is undoubtedly one of their most special components when it comes to skin health.
In addition, thanks to its incredible antioxidant power, lycopene helps to reduce skin blemishes and fight free radicals.
One of the best-kept secrets of natural cosmetics is lavender, a wonderful ingredient that helps regulate excess oil, fight acne, and prevent premature ageing of your skin.
In addition, lavender extract and its essential oils are responsible for the great anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antimicrobial, antioxidant and anti-wrinkle properties of this beautiful flower grown in the Spanish Provence.
Nowadays you can take care of your skin with natural, toxic free and cruelty free cosmetics.