It is a fact that most commercially available conventional cosmetics contain harmful ingredients, toxins and chemicals such as artificial colors, fragrances, preservatives and stabilizers that are easily absorbed through the pores of the skin, potentially causing a number of negative long-term effects on the skin health.
Chemicals contained in cosmetic products can be harmful throughout their life cycle, from the way they are produced and used by consumers to the methods of their disposal and their negative impact on the environment.
The good news is that there are many natural ways to keep your skin in good health without having to buy expensive and harmful products with unknown ingredients. Natural skin products have been used for centuries and there is delightfully beautiful evidence of this!
lavender floral water has a very nice, fresh, honey-like scent and it helps with disinfecting, calming and balancing the skin to overcome itching, flaking and redness. Acne, blackheads and eczema can be treated and prevented due to acting extremely antibacterial.
Helichrysum essential oil
The lemon balm water has a balancing effect on the skin function and soothes inflamed, sensitive and irritated skin.
As an eye compress, the hydrolate quickly swells the swollen eye area and as a facial steam bath it cleanses the skin pore-deep.
Baby care can be supported very well with lemon balm water. It is used to treat wounds, inflamed areas of the skin and to prevent and treat diaper fungus.
Sage essential oil
It is also known that essential sage oil relieves skin diseases such as dermatitis and eczema, irritation after insect bites and grazes and reduces the occurrence of marks and stretch marks. Due to its antiseptic properties, essential sage oil acts in the fight against acne, eliminates inflammation of the skin, narrows the pores and promotes their cleaning.
This oil is considered one of the most effective anti-cellulite oils as it eliminates both toxins, which are in fact one of the main causes of cellulite and, on the other hand, it stimulates metabolic processes in the body. In combination with an anti-cellulite massage, sage oil can ultimately reduce cellulite.
Rose water is full of natural antioxidants and valuable vitamins (vitamins B and C). This makes our rose water a real beauty elixir for face and body care .
Real rose water convinces with the following effects: antioxidant, moisturizing, decongestant, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, skin-tightening, skin-soothing, circulation-promoting, non-comedogenic (does not clog pores).
Rosehip cold-pressed oil
The precious organic rosehip oil, also called wild rose oil, is a natural, extremely precious luxury oil , very popular in skin care, as it has an intensive skin-regenerating, smoothing and moisturizing effect. It is suitable for all skin types , but it is particularly helpful for dry, sensitive, flaky, tired and demanding skin.
The rosehip oil is characterized in particular by the high natural content of poly-unsaturated fatty acids linoleic acid and α-linolenic acid. Linoleic acid is particularly suitable for sensitive and irritated skin, as it has both soothing and anti-inflammatory effects .
The pure rosehip oil is a real anti-aging oil , as it counteracts premature skin aging such as wrinkles, smile lines and age spots through vitamins E and C. It protects against skin damage from solar radiation and against harmful environmental influences, inhibits inflammatory processes and prevents skin impurities.
In addition, the 100% all-natural organic rose hip oil is characterized by a high vitamin A content. Vitamin A stimulates cell renewal and the skin's own collagen synthesis and has a regenerating effect. In addition, the tightening of the skin is positively influenced, which leads to a clearly visible anti-aging effect.
The rose hip oil also regulates the natural moisture balance of the skin and forms a protective film against excessive drying out.
Pure rosehip oil is also popular as a base oil in body oil blends to prevent stretch marks during pregnancy, as it promotes skin elasticity . Its extraordinary fatty acid spectrum makes it an effective oil for scar care ‒ reduces scarring, reduces existing scars and evens out uneven skin .
The valuable oil from nature also regulates sebum production, prevents clogged pores and thus acne , reduces unevenness such as cellulite and minimizes skin damage from rashes, burns or skin diseases such as eczema or psoriasis. In addition, its anti-inflammatory properties allow pimples to heal faster. It is sufficient to apply rose-hip oil lightly once a day.
Rose hip oil has a particularly strong effect when used around the eyes, as it visibly minimizes small wrinkles and prevents them from developing.
If you’re looking to go natural with your skin care routine, know that there is many diluted products.
Brands can call their cosmetics whatever they want under the “natural” umbrella, so be sure to do your research.
Remember to read the labels, and always do a patch test before fully diving into a new product.
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The cold pressed oil from rosehip is rich in essential fatty acids, especially omega-3 (α-linolenic acid) and omega-6 (linoleic acid), minerals, vitamin A (beta-carotene) and vitamin C and provides the skin with important nutrients and antioxidants.
Aromatherapy is known to us for centuries. Many people use essential oils as alternative medicine supplement but there is others that use essential oils to bring natural aroma to their home.
So many oils, not so much time! With hundreds if not thousands of essential oils and essential oil blends, it’s tough to use them all. However there are essential oils that have higher positive effect on our body and mind than others. I am going to tell you more about couple essential oils that are novelty in essential oils business that are produced only by Essences Bulgaria.