Organic Skin Care Articles


Top 10 Safe and Effective Skin Care Ingredients

Monday, September 5th, 2011

top 10 skin care ingredientsWhen it comes to skincare products, the safest ingredients are also the most effective. Companies choose not to use them, because synthetic ingredients are cheaper. While there are many good ingredients derived from nature, the following are the top 10, because of all the benefits accompanied by their use.

Shea Butter

Shea butter is good for inflammatory conditions such as dermatitis and eczema. A recent analysis conducted in Japan showed that the nutrients found in Shea butter are natural anti-inflammatories. The researchers also described the nutrients as “anti-tumor promoting compounds”. So, the use of Shea butter on the skin could reduce your risk of skin cancer and help prevent or reverse wrinkles. … Read Full Article

Choosing Natural Skin Care for the Health of the Environment

Monday, January 10th, 2011

natural skin care pollutionNatural skin care products are the green alternative.  Most people choose them because they are better for their health.  They are also better for the health of the environment for many different reasons.

There are many different reasons because there are many different chemicals.  Let’s start with petrochemicals.

Petrochemicals are petroleum derivatives.  Our reliance on them over the last few decades has caused them to become common air and water pollutants.  The factories that produce them produce CO2 and other climate changing compounds.

Propylene glycol, ethylene oxide, sunscreens called oxybenzone and benzophenone, isopropyl alcohol and ethanol are some of the petrochemicals commonly found in cosmetics and personal care products of all kinds.… Read Full Article

Liquid Collagen Supplements as a Skin Care Remedy

Monday, December 27th, 2010

liquid collagenLiquid collagen is sold as a dietary supplement in the US and other parts of the world.  The claimed benefits include easier weight loss, stronger fingernails, better looking hair and younger looking skin.  Here you will learn about the “actual” benefits.

Many dietary supplements may be good for the health of your body inside and out.  It is always wise to consider what you eat, as well as the things you use on the outside of your body, when you are trying to improve your skin’s health or appearance.

Personally, I take a good multi-nutritional supplement that includes most of the amino acids needed for the body to produce collagen and other … Read Full Article

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