Here are five ingredients that may sound like the basis for a recipe but are in fact items that most of us have in our kitchen cupboards that can be great as part of a natural beauty routine.
It’s Real Soap!
For a cleanser to be considered soap, it has to be made of fats and oils, or fatty acids. Non-soap cleansers, also called synthetic detergents, or syndets for short, consist either partially or entirely of synthetic ingredients instead. Syndet bars cannot be called soap and therefore you can spot them easily as they are called beauty bars, cleansing bars or similar.
You may have already read about the ingredients that I don’t include in my natural products.
Here I talk about five ingredients that I believe have no place in skincare products and why I don’t use them.
Lip care products tend to be the most frequently applied out of all your personal care products and did you know that they are ingested? Makes sense that a portion of your lip balm can end up being ‘eaten’ especially if you are a lip licker!
What are Essential Oils?
I often get asked this question. Many people are often confused by essential oils and think that they are oils such as olive oil or sweet almond oil.
Before I tried Dead Sea salts in my bath I wondered what all the fuss was about.
As well as being the basis of a healthy Mediterranean diet, olive oil has many uses as a natural skincare remedy that you might not realise.