Since ancient times, plants have been great allies in health care. Its properties help us heal small wounds and treat common ailments such as nausea or fever. It also helps to maintain the health of our hair and skin regularly.
The pharmaceutical industry has tried to imitate these properties synthetically and over time we have lost contact with that ancestral knowledge. It is difficult for us today to recognize the plants we see around us and even more so that we know the uses we could give them.
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Natural cosmetics can help us recover that knowledge that has accompanied us throughout history. It is ideal if you are looking to rejuvenate and take care of your skin without affecting it with chemical ingredients. There are vegetable jewels that contain numerous active ingredients that will help you achieve it.
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Nourish and hydrate
The hydration of the skin is essential to delay its aging and see its external appearance improve. Well nourished and hydrated skin looks smoother, softer and less cracked. These plants and natural oils are ideal for that:
– Coconut oil
– Jojoba oil
– Almond oil or Prunus amygdala
– Argan oil
– Avocado oil or Persea americana.
– Shea butter
If you use vegetable oils and butter. Its assets will penetrate more quickly and naturally to hydrate and rejuvenate your skin. In addition, they contain monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids that help keep the skin hydrated.
These are the plants with the most active antioxidants that help delay aging:
– Hawthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides): shrub that is capable of producing fruits even in arid areas. Those fruits, rich in vitamin C and omega-7 have great antioxidant power.
– Acai or Euterpe oleracea: fruit rich vitamin C and resveratrol, a polyphenol that is also found in grapes.
– Oil extracted from raspberry seeds
– Goji berries
Plants such as aloe vera or rosehip (Rosa eglanteria) also help regenerate damaged skin and speed recovery. The exact one of the latter is one of the most potent regenerators of the skin, as it has a high content of essential fatty acids especially recommended for dry, mature and sensitive skin. It helps eliminate and prevent signs of aging, scars, and improve hydration.
In the particular case of collagen, bamboo is very suitable as it favors its formation.
Arnica is also an option to regenerate, soften, moisturize, deflate and regenerate the skin, especially if it has been damaged.
Finally, the lily flower extract is rich in antioxidant and regenerating compounds, it helps to reaffirm tired and attacked skin over time
And you, how do you choose to take care of your skin?
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