In fact for most of us the “natural cosmetics” term is associated with homemade masks and creams. Women usually don’t believe brand cosmetics have natural ingredients. It is true in some measure; it is very difficult to find all-natural cosmetics. All-natural cosmetics are too expensive and have very short shelf life expiration. Notwithstanding there are enough of new cosmetically brands with high quality natural ingredients.
You’ll recognize natural cosmetics by words: “organic” and “holistic”. This cosmetic usually contain natural ingredients for the most part. In fact most of cosmetic products have natural ingredients in its composition but usually too less to be effective. How to distinguish natural cosmetics and cosmetics, that include only few drops of natural extracts as aromatizers? Natural is always better, though synthetic isn’t necessarily worse, the question is capacity.
Read the composition of the cosmetic product and you’ll easily find out if natural ingredients are in good supply. All components of the product are usually in decreasing order. So if you can find natural components at the top of the list, be sure it is a basic component. If you find it at the end of the list of composition, it is an aromatizer and nothing else.
So, you see the words “organic” and “holistic” are tokens for those who are looking for natural cosmetics. One of the most important notes is “hypoallergenic” it means the product is free of offending ingredients. Take care, it does not mean a product will prevent appearance of skin rash or acne.
What else should you remember about? Many so-called natural products use exotic ingredients, they are suggested to be top-grade moisturizers and bind water to skin, but take care if you have hypersensitivity. Instead of them you might find traditional components: glycerin; maltitol syrup; mannitol; propylene glycol and sorbitol. These components should be studied more detailed. Today there is information these ingredients may harm your skin. Dermatologists suppose it is a promotion stunt, everything depends on the particular skin type.
At the same time it is more reasonable to prefer natural ingredients. In fact many women don’t realize how irritated their skin is with destructive chemicals until try any natural cosmetics. And one more thing for this article: if your skin is sensitive, don’t use cosmetics with alcohol, mineral oil or formaldehyde.
Carole is the author of some web-blogs in Health category. You can find more interesting and useful information at Beautiful Skin Blog and Makeup Cosmetics Blog.