Finding 100% pure skincare products can be difficult, but they are an essential part of holistic skincare, treating the health of the whole, in order to correct specific problems. There are natural measures for addressing all kinds of skin problems and even for reversing wrinkles. The consumer just needs a little know-how and guide to find them.
First, you need to think about what 100% pure skincare products would not contain. There would be no artificial preservatives, added fragrances or colors. There would be no contaminants like lead, mercury or pesticides, because such contaminants can penetrate through the skin and wreak havoc throughout the body.
Any holistic skincare practitioner will tell you not to apply anything on the outside of your body that is not edible. Most of the lotions, creams and cleansers on the market contain petrochemicals, petrolatum, paraffin and other ingredients that obviously are not indigestible. You often see advice to contact a poison control center, if such a product is accidentally swallowed.
Obviously, a holistic skincare cream would not contain such poisonous ingredients. The skin is an organ of the body. Even people that don’t believe their skin is sensitive can suffer an adverse reaction from using a harsh or toxic solution.
100% pure skincare solutions would not contain as well sun-screening compounds, other than zinc oxide. Zinc oxide is the only compound known to be safe and effective when used. It is a naturally occurring mineral also known as an inorganic compound where only trace elements of this mineral are needed to ensure a complete and healthy diet.
Zinc oxide is not found in moisturizers, because it does not disappear. It is found though in some women’s natural make-up and in sun-blocking lotions. Just be sure that all of the other ingredients are natural as well. Truthfully, the best way to protect yourself from sunburn is to wear protective clothing and remain shade-bound. Avoiding overexposure to the sun is a highly recommended part of a holistic skincare routine.
Some exposure to the sun however is necessary for your body to create vitamin D. If you are fair skinned, then a few minutes per day is all that is required. The more time one spends in the sun, the more free radicals that are produced. In order to neutralize free radicals, antioxidants are known to come to the rescue and fight back. Nonetheless, antioxidants are quickly depleted when you spend too much time in the sun, particularly an important antioxidant called Coenzyme Q10.
All 100% pure skincare creams should contain coenzyme Q10 and natural vitamin E. These effective antioxidants fight free radical damage known to play a key role in skin cancer, wrinkle formation, age spots and other signs of aging.
With a truly holistic skincare routine, your skin receives treatment from both the inside out and from the outside in. Creams containing natural plant oils and antioxidants are the safest ways to treat yourself from the outside in. For an effective treatment, inside out be sure to follow a healthy diet complete with effective all natural multi-nutritional supplements. And these are your 100% pure skincare tips for the day. Reap the benefits and enjoy!
Lita Pitruzzello, is a skin care passionata and avid proponent for natural skin care lines and products. To learn more about the fine line of natural skin care products and other health products she recommends, visit her site at http://skin-health-and-body.com/
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