How to Make Your Own Natural Moisturizer – The Truth About the Ingredients That Actually Work
Have you ever wondered if there is a truly efficient natural moisturizer? A moisturizer that contains only the safest and most effective ingredients for your skin care.
I am sure you have as you have tried many skin care products in the market. If you are like me you have definitely experienced moderate to frustrating results-especially when the product disappoints you so bad on one aspect but succeeded on another.
For instance, do you know that acne is one of the major concerns of many teenagers worldwide? Before we begin, I hope you consider this-however there is a good chance you will not have any problems until you reach the ages of adolescence. This is a phase in your life, which usually is the phase when most people have acne. Not everybody is naturally blessed with perfect skin but this does not mean you cannot become one.
As you age, your skin tends to lose its ability to retain moisture which often leads to dry skin. This is a natural process and is to be expected. However, your skin has the power to retain moisture and this is what the young ones in your family have for granted. That is until you reach your teenage years and the constant stress of becoming responsible and mature, leaves your skin unprotected.
The sad part is, by the time, you realize what has happened, there is no way to reverse the damage. The damage is already done. However, we can at least do some things to make sure that the consequences of the damage are reduced.
We all are aware that the weather has its effect on our skin too. Hot and humid weather stripping moisture from you skin, is also caused by the sun. The ultraviolet radiation penetrates the atmosphere and damages your skin. The damage to your skin is accumulative which can have visible effects on your skin in the long term.
Some of the negative consequences of sun exposure include-
- Wrinkles and fine lines- Age Spots- Skin cancer
There are several things you can do to make sure that your skin receives the necessary protection it needs to keep you safe from the damaging effects of the sun and the wind. Always use SPF the sunscreen and combine it with a skin moisturizer to keep your skin moist and prevent dryness which is one of the primary causes of wrinkles and fine lines.
A good skin moisturizer has the following benefits-
Are you wondering how to choose the right skin moisturizer? Here are some tips that may help you.
It has been proven that products with alpha hydroxy acid, grapefruit extract, and retinol in them help bring out collagen production. Since lower levels of collagen are to blame for the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines, you need a skin moisturizer with these ingredients to help correct the imbalance.
Some dermatologists say that you can reverse the damage caused by the weather elements by using a skin moisturizer combined with antioxidants like the tea-tree oil and the manuka honey. They have been proven to moisturize effectively and help prevent age spots from developing.
Some other ingredients like the ones mentioned above have also been found to aid in the healing of skin problems. Whether it is a cold sore, a pimple, or your cracked skin, these ingredients have been proven to help soothe and clear the affected areas.
Dry and cracked skin will definitely be an annoyance for anyone, especially when it feels itchy. Using a skin moisturizer with effective ingredients will help to relieve dry skin and make it soft and smooth.
If you use to many different products, it may be hard to decide on which moisturizer to use. However, you can benefit from the experiences of other people.
If you ask a dermatologist, they can recommend the right moisturizer for you. Remember, the right product for your skin does not necessarily mean that it is the most popular or expensive one.
Ask your friends what they use and you can soon find out. It does not matter if you are impressed by the price or not. What matters is that you are satisfied with the results.