I recently got an email from Julie of Blissoma Solutions that included a kick a** booklet on natural ingredients and products that are essential for beautiful skin at any age. She asked that I share it with my readers and I was delighted to because it has such a wealth of information that she is offering to those who are looking to really vamp up their skincare routines and get serious about getting the gorgeous skin that they’ve always wanted.
She not only provides you with the key ingredients essential for beautiful skin but also includes natural products not only from her line, but from other really amazing green beauty companies too, which I really liked. So listed below are some key anti-aging ingredients along with some natural beauty product recommendations for beautiful skin.
Tip: Choose only Certified Organic Aloe for real results.
Tip: Potent sources include Green Tea, Green Coffee, Yerba Mate, Rooibos, Pomegranate, Acai Berry and other berries, Turmeric, Rosehips, and Spirulina
Tip: Can be found in Reishi, Shiitake, or Maitake Mushrooms, Oats, Barley, and Yeast extracts
Tip: Effective in products at levels of .3% to 3%
Tip: Seek out gentle exfoliators that break down dead skin cells.
Tip: From Eyebright, Saw Palmetto Berry, Violet Leaf, or Rice Bran oil or used isolated at .5 to 1%
Tip: Seek a botanical source that will help with skin pigmentation problems
Examples: Licorice extracts, Bearberry (Uva Ursi) or isolated Alpha Arbutin, Kojic Acid, and Azelaic Acid
Tip: Magnesium, Potassium, Calcium, and Selenium are crucial for hundreds of reactions in the body Found in Seaweeds, Clays, Salts, Butcher’s Broom Root and Dandelion Root
Although MSM is present naturally in the human body and in various plants there is no commercially viable way to extract it Tip: For plain sulfur (non MSM sulfur) seaweeds like Nori and Bladderwrack, Nettles and Epsom Salts are good sources
OMEGA FATTY ACIDS
Tip: Superb sources are Chia, Pomegranate Seed, Evening Primrose, Flax, Hemp, Sea Buckthorn, and Argan oils
Tip: Phospholipid are abundant in Organic Soy Lecithin or can appear as isolated Phospholipids in ingredients lists
Tip: Proanthocyanidins are polyphenols/flavanols from grape seeds or maritime pine bark
SUPER OXIDE DISMUTASE
Tip: Naturally present in Wasabi, Melons, and a mimic compound is in Rooibos African Red Tea
Tip: Sources of vitamin A are Rosehip oil, Sea-Buckthorn Berry Oil, Carrots, Cantaloupe, Pumpkin and more
Tip: 4% concentration is best for acne benefits and proven to work better than 1% clindamycin
Tips: Look for dry ascorbic acid or stabilized vitamin C compounds like ascorbyl palmitate, magnesium ascorbyl phosphate, ascorbyl glucoside, etc. Also look for dry fruit powders of aronia berry, acerola cherry, rosehips, or camu camu
Tip: Found in natural oils like Sunflower, Soybean, Grapeseed, Rice Bran, Red Raspberry, Cranberry, Avocado, Barbary Fig and Argan
Tips: Can be a trace mineral found in plant ingredients like Pumpkin, Sesame, and Chia Seed Oils, or Oats Also added as a refined mineral powder as Zinc Oxide, and Zinc Gluconate
The booklet goes into far more detail than this post ever could, about each ingredient and its benefits so to find out why you need to be implementing these particular ingredients into your skincare routine along with some of these products, you can download it here for only $10. I highly recommend it!
Have any of you tried any of these products and are you already implementing these key ingredients into your skin care routine? Let me know in the comment section below!
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