It is impossible to find 100% natural cosmetics in the store. The contents of the jars and bottles would have deteriorated in a few days if there were no synthetic substances among its ingredients. In order that the pathogenic microbes do not destroy the valuable properties of the products, they contain approved preservatives – natural or identical to natural. Most often it is essential oils, benzoic, sorbic acid, vegetable juices.
Here at BestAdvisor – Face Care you can learn more about facial care, and in the meantime, we have compiled a list of five products that are in every house and that can be safely used as natural cosmetics.
Green tea extract has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. The anti-aging effect of green tea is attributed to polyphenols, a type of flavonoids found in the plant. Studies have shown that green tea can reduce sun damage to the skin, protect the skin from melanoma, and reduce collagen breakdown.
It is believed that polyphenols affect the biochemical pathways that lead to cell regeneration. In general, green tea is a natural anti-age ingredient. Green tea bags have a wide range of beauty actions. They can be used not only as a compress on the eyes to get rid of dark circles. With their help, it is possible to refresh the skin and help the wounds heal faster, and also provide basic protection from harmful sun rays.
It is real to create an ideal carrot mask for any skin type, but it is especially useful when caring for oily skin, as carrot juice, having a drying effect, removes the oily sheen from the face. Apply carrot mask to cleansed face, rinse with warm and then cool water. Since the carrot stains the skin, you need to keep the mask no more than 10-15 minutes.
Chocolate is based on cocoa beans, which contain vitamin PP, refreshing complexion, vitamin B2, participating in the process of cellular respiration and accelerating metabolism, as well as B1, which prevents temporary aging. Olive oil and egg yolk (for dry skin), orange and apple (for normal skin), clay, orange/lemon juice (for oily skin) and honey (for fading) are added to chocolate-based face masks.
The uniqueness of the avocado mask is determined not only by the huge amount of vitamins but by their sufficiency. There is no excessive content of one or several elements in this product, it contains as much as the skin needs. By the way, this was one of the many reasons for the use of avocados in the cosmetic industry. Avocado-based masks are not only suitable for different skin types, but it is also an excellent tool for skin of any age.
The peculiarity of using yogurt as a homemade cosmetic is that it is an affordable, inexpensive product that can often be found in the fridge. Use yogurt for oily skin instead of washing or as part of cleansing masks. Yogurt effectively cleanses and whitens oily skin. It is suitable for everyday washing. Dip your face skin with a cotton swab in yogurt. Repeat this several times, then squeeze the cotton wool and remove the remaining yogurt. Do not wash off the milky layer with water, but leave it until the morning; the skin will dry slightly. In the morning, wash with cool water and apply a moisturizer to your face.