Archive for the ‘Nature’s Ingredients’ Category

All Natural Rose Hip Seed Oil:
Rose Hip Oil is one of the latest skin care treatments on the market. Not too many people are mindful of the positive aspects of the oil that comes from the seed of a wild rose flourishing in the southern Andes.

When used regularly on damaged skin, rosehip oil will boost skin regeneration and renew collagen and elastin levels in skin. It is an all natural way to refresh your skin and give yourself a fresher, healthier appearance. Rose hip oil has been used by millions of people throughout time to improve the appearance of aging skin and skin affected by sun damage and pollution.

Pure rosehip oil has high levels of natural trans retinoic acid, a derivative of Vitamin A, which has been demonstrated to curb the effects of UV damage and diminish pigmentation and scar tissue while also moisturizing skin.

Rose Hip Oil has essential fatty acids and penetrates the skin’s superficial layers quickly. Essential fatty acids are acids that can’t be constructed naturally inside the body. They play a part in many metabolic reactions, and there is proof that low levels of essential fatty acids may be a factor in a number of skin related conditions. Since they can not be produced by your system, topical application of rose hip oil will aid your skin in many ways.

Read More At: http://www.acnetreatmentcream.com/acnebeauty/83602-all-natural-rose-hip.php

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Coconut oil, due its high saturated fat content was branded as unhealthy and artery-clogging which could cause heart diseases.
This claim has been widely disproved by the scientific community and it is now being hailed as one of world’s healthiest cooking oils.
Though it may take time, perceptions are slowly changing as people are beginning to realize its tremendous benefits.

Technically what makes it a good oil to use for cosmetic purposes and skin care is its chemical formulation. 
Its small molecular structure allows for easy absorption through the skin, giving it a soft, smooth texture and hence is an ideal treatment for dry, rough and wrinkled skin. 

Unrefined Pure Virgin coconut oil is extremely high in antioxidants that can penetrate deep into the underlying tissues of the skin to prevent and protect against the formation of free radicals that make the skin lose its elasticity.
Regular application protects the skin from developing ugly spots and blemishes caused by aging and overexposure to sunlight.

That’s why this oil is regarded as the best natural ingredient lotion for the skin.
It’s also very inexpensive and is easily available. The lovely smell and feel of virgin coconut oil is so enticing that you will fall in love with it.

Read More at: http://myblogonbeauty.blogspot.com/2008/02/coconut-oil-for-beauty.html

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Witch hazel is the “baking soda” of skin care: It’s a simple, all-purpose, old-fashioned product that’s been used for generations.

When distilled and combined with alcohol, the aromatic oil extracted from the bark of the witch hazel shrub makes a soothing and mildly astringent lotion.

The Latin name for witch hazel, Hamamelis, means “together with fruit,” referring to the fact that it bears flowers and fruit at the same time.

Read More At: http://health.learninginfo.org/herbs/witch-hazel.htm

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Avocado oil nourishes and restores dry, dehydrated, and mature skin.

It is a rich, heavy oil that is best blended with other carrier oils. Skin problems, especially eczema and psoriasis, respond to its high content of vitamins A and E.

Avocado oil is added to carrier oils, in a 10%-20% dilution, as an aid to skin moisturizing. This is a highly therapeutic oil which is rich in vitamins A, B1, B2, vitamins D and E, protein, pantothenic acid, and fatty acids. May be used as a massage oil at approximately 10% dilution.

Source: http://www.natures-secrets.ca/ENGLISH/Listes_diverses/Proprietes_Liste_En.htm

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Natural moisturizer, healer, and skin soother.

This is another ingredient that’s safe to use in pet care products because it’s gentle enough for a baby’s skin.

Source: IFindings

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While many people think of the common dandelion as a pesky weed, herbalists consider it a valuable herb with many culinary and medicinal uses.

Dandelions are rich in sodium, Vitamin A, and calcium.
It is beneficial for low blood pressure, issues with kidneys and bladder, iron anemia, and gout. 
It is also a diuretic.

Source: IFindings

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