Top 5 Amazingly Natural Skincare Ingredients

May 18, 2016 Team AHAVA

Doing Skincare Naturally

If you consider yourself a person who tries to stay healthy by eating a diet of organic foods, and you actively work to keep harsh chemicals out of your home to avoid the unwanted side effects, then why would you use skincare products that are full of synthetic materials that could do more harm than good?

Natural Skincare Ingredients

Your skin is the most visible part of your body- you should be giving it the care it deserves by taking advantage of natural ingredients. Read on to learn about several natural ingredients to look for in your skincare products.

1. Green Tea Extract

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Ah, antioxidants! Your skin and your body in general, need antioxidants to prevent free radicals from growing and causing harmful diseases or other conditions. Green tea extract is chock-full of antioxidants, giving it the ability to both prevent and heal damage to the skin caused by UV rays or age. Green tea extract also contains anti-inflammatory properties, so it is great for healing acne or skin irritations. You can even use this soothing extract to help prevent puffy eyes.

2. Jojoba Seed Oil

Jojoba seed oil is a much-coveted skincare ingredient, as it contains many rejuvenating properties. It is deeply hydrating and creates a protective layer that locks in moisture, making it an excellent remedy for those who suffer from chronic dry skin. Interestingly, jojoba seed oil also functions exceptionally as a fix for oily and acne-prone skin, as its moisture calms the skin and prevents it from over-producing oil. Look for products that contain this ingredient if your skin needs extra moisture or simply needs to achieve oil balance.

3. Dead Sea Minerals

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When your skin is starting to show its age through wrinkles, blotchiness or dryness, Dead Sea minerals are there to help.

The Dead Sea's salt is an exfoliant that rids the skin of dead cells, and it is also full of beneficial minerals like magnesium and calcium, which rejuvenate and revitalize the skin. Not only that, but the minerals actually attract water, so they help keep the skin more hydrated than ever. This means that Dead Sea minerals help bring youth back to aging skin, and are also effective in fighting skincare conditions such as eczema and psoriasis.

When you're looking for natural skincare products, keep Dead Sea salts and minerals in mind for their complete healing and hydration effects. Who would have thought that the answer to skincare woes could be found at the bottom of a body of water?

4. Tea Tree Oil

An anti-inflammatory and antibacterial ingredient that isn't a harsh chemical? Tea tree oil is a natural component of many skincare products, as it deeply cleanses, soothes and prevents bacteria from building on the skin. It's used for healing acne and restoring healthy oil balance to the skin. Tea tree oil can even provide soothing, anti-itch relief for those who suffer from ultra-dry skin.

5. Soy

We all know soy is full of protein, but what does it do for your complexion? Soy is rich in hydrating attributes, smoothing rough skin and even helping to bring equilibrium to overly oily skin. It is also considered a great anti-aging ingredient, as it is said to increase collagen production, which tightens loose skin and helps you retain your youthful glow.

Putting your best face forward means making sure that you put the right ingredients into your complexion. With these natural elements, your skin will be refreshed, revitalized and ready to face each day with confidence. Skincare doesn't have to be complex and chemical - go natural!

Have you used any of these natural ingredients in your skincare routine? Comment below, and let us know!

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