Mango butter is a similar butter to Shea and Cocoa which most are somewhat familiar with. Mango butter however actually comes from the seed of the fruit and not the juicy flavorful part we all love. This butter is great for treating dry skin in that its a longer lasting butter than some others. Great for treating flaky, itchy skin. Daily use can of mango butter can aid in soothing eczema and even psorasis. It also helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
Grapeseed oil is another product that comes from the seed of the fruit. This oil is a very lightweight oil that is great for oily and acne prone skin. It has astringent properties that help to tighten the skin and it is not a pore clogging oil which can lead to breakouts. This is a great option for sensitive skin as well.
Of all the natural ingredients out there I think Shea Butter is one of my top favorites. Its ultra nourishing, moisturizing and a great protector for your skin. Shea Butter comes from the shea nut and if purchased pure and raw can have a slightly smoky scent that is not long lasting once applied to your skin. This butter makes your skin more supple, soft and is very long lasting. It’s great for those with dry skin, eczema, wrinkles and more.
Coconut oil is one of the most common and trendy oils right now. This oil is pretty much great for everything. It is a lightweight oil that is mostly purchased as a solid but melts easily when applying to you skin. It is great for retaining moisture in your skin, removing makeup, repairing skin and leaving it with a healthy glow.
Honey is my absolute favorite skin care item. All skin types can benefit from this ingredient. Its antibacterial, anti-fungal, antioxidant properties provide skin with so many benefits. Honey is a gentle yet powerful exfoliate and cleanser that will leave your complexion glowing. It’s gentle enough for daily use and is a great way to help slow the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Honey draws moisture into the skin and helps to keep the skin looking soft and smooth.
Aloe Vera is another popular ingredient that is a very common and well known ingredient. Aloe is wonderful for helping to soothe and heal irritated skin. Its a great treatment for sunburned skin. It acts as a moisturizer without the greasy feel some moisturizers can leave. It contains plenty of antioxidants that help lessen the visible effects of aging.
This spice is a powerful ingredient that aids in helping to clear acne scars and reduce inflammation in the skin. In addition, its great for oily skin as it helps to regulate the production of oil from the oil glands. Turmeric helps to fight visible signs of aging as well as treat and prevent acne. Regular use of turmeric in skin care products yields amazing results.
Activated charcoal is another new trendy option for skin care that many are taking notice of. Its excellent in drawing out impurities in the skin which is great for those that suffer with acne.
Ginger is known to be an aid for healing acne and acting as a toner. Its antiseptic properties help to provide a deep clean to help clear out pores and prevent acne breakouts. Ginger is also a stimulant which helps to increase circulation which helps to slow down the signs of aging such as fine lines, wrinkles, dulled skin and more.
Using oatmeal when it comes to caring for skin is not new to most people. Oatmeal is perfect for most skin types, even those with sensitive skin. It can be used as a gentle exfoliate, a mild cleanser and even helps to tone uneven skin. Its most popular uses include helping to soothe and treat eczema flare ups, rashes, rosacea and acne.
Coffee is a trending skin care ingredient that increases circulation beneath the skin which helps to brighten your skin and give a fresher look. It can also help to de-puff under eye circles for a more awake look. Using coffee grounds as a facial scrub will rid your skin of dulled dead skin cells leaving it softer, brighter and more youthful.