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January 24, 2018
If you are motivated to use all natural skincare you probably know about the main toxic ingredients you want to avoid. These ingredients are used as fillers and stabilizers in many skincare products, even in products created by brands that use botanicals!
These ingredients are not as harmful as parabens, however, they are toxic and should be avoided. Filler ingredients are called PEGs (polyethylene glycol) and PPGs (polypropolene glycol). Other fillers are alcohol and unpurified water. Chemical fillers are less expensive but have no real nutritional value and offer no benefits to your skin’s health and your well-being.
Instead of using these chemical skincare product fillers I use a sustainable Aloe Vera Gel as the base of most of my products. It is more expensive than chemical fillers or alcohols, but the benefits speak for themselves. Aloe Vera has been used for healing many skin concerns for ages; the Egyptians called Aloe Vera the “plant of immortality.”
While Aloe Vera is probably best known for its use against sunburns I know its benefits reach far beyond that.
Here are 5 benefits of using Aloe Vera in your skincare:
Why is it so important to add Aloe Vera to your skincare routine?
Apart from these long term benefits, Aloe Vera is non clogging and obviously non-toxic. This magic ingredient can do wonders for your skin!! If there is one thing you should add more of to your skincare routine today, it’s products that contains ample volumes of Aloe.
I use Aloe Vera in almost all of my products, from my moisturizers and serums to my cleansers and masques!
Serums and moisturizer:
Be Happy - Brightening Toner
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April 18, 2021
In recent years acids have achieved cult status and are now often a part of a daily skin ritual.
Where ingredients such as hyaluronic acid and salicylic acid were previously only used at your esthetician’s office, acids are now more mainstream. Time to take a closer look and examine the ins and outs of some user-friendly acids.
March 17, 2021
January 28, 2021
There are many good reasons why niacinamide is now trending in skincare. From relieving signs of acne, to increasing collagen, diminishing pore size and pigmentation, this power packed ingredient has countless benefits!