7 Natural Ingredients... Nature's Skincare Gifts

Don't get us wrong synthetic products claim to do some pretty amazing things, but one has to consider the health risk since most promised results come from consistent use. And it is long term use that usually presents the negative effects of synthetic products. That is the reason EmGe seeks out effective natural ingredients with a proven track record of being beneficial for skin.

There is a large range of natural ingredients that are exceptional for skin and that is brings us to the gifts provided to us by Mother Nature. After some research we have learned that most of the trendy synthetic ingredients do in fact occur in nature and that is where the scientist get the ideas.

Did you know salicylic acid and the now popular hyaluronic acid are found in natural ingredients like Aloe Vera, Indian Senna and Sweet Potato?  That just proves that Nature is well aware of what we need, we have just got to reach out and take it.

Now here is the disclaimer... Not every natural ingredient is good for every skin type.  So be sure to do some patch testing before going all out with any new product. Take the citrus ingredients for example Lemongrass, Lime, Orange or Grapefruit may not be the best choice for those with sensitive dry skin, but a skincare product containing a citrus ingredient may work well for normal to oily skin.

We just wanted to take a moment to point out the skin benefits of some of our favorite ingredients.

Olive oil - contains antioxidants and vitamins A, D, E and K. Some of which have been used topically to treat a variety of skin conditions including psoriasis and eczema.

Sea Clay - tightens and tones skin, reducing the appearance of pores, fine lines and wrinkles. It also absorbs excess oils, dirt, and impurities from the skin, purifying and cleansing.

Mango Butter - is non-comedogenic, it doesn’t clog pores, which means it’s a great moisturizing option for people with acne-prone skin.

Passion Fruit -The high content of the antioxidant lycopene in Passion Fruit helps to improve skin tone and works with vitamin C to help promote collagen production.

Sugar - is a natural humectant, drawing in moisture and locking it into the skin to help your skin stays moisturized and smooth.

Aloe Vera - The molecular structure of Aloe Vera helps heal wounds quickly and minimizes scarring by boosting collagen and fighting bacteria.

Shea ButterHigh concentrations of fatty acids and vitamins make shea butter an ideal cosmetic ingredient for softening skin. Shea butter also has anti-inflammatory and healing properties.

It is important to remember that eating the right foods is also an important part of any skincare routine.  Read the article " 22 Foods That Will Immediately Improve Your Skin, According to Dermatologists" for a quick skin loving food list.

 

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