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Secret of natural ingredients in cosmetics

Secret of natural ingredients in cosmetics

This is how cosmetics work: The secret of their ingredients

The skin is the largest organ in the human body - and it is as demanding as it is individual. Every complexion, every skin type has its own needs and requires special care. In order to be able to decide on the right skin care, it is useful to know: which ingredient has which effect? How do substances react with one another? And what are the main questions you face personally?

Cooling aloe vera, rich almond, healing marigold: nature can do a lot for healthy, beautiful skin. Essential oils and extracts from roots, flowers and fruits have been valued for their healing properties for hundreds of years. In facial care in particular, the skin benefits from the natural and well-tolerated active ingredients that the substances from nature offer. Vegetable fats, vitamins, and minerals are able to refine pores, moisturize dry facial skin, and even relieve inflammatory acne. They smooth wrinkles, prevent skin aging and harmonize the complexion.

Aloe Vera in cosmetics

Aloe Vera is mainly used in the form of gel for body care, as a face cream, peeling or to care for dry hair. The desert plant aloe vera is grown today mainly in hot regions of North and South America, in Africa and in Spain. But it also grows in the central European climate.
Effect: The leaf gel of the medicinal plant has a moisturizing, cooling and antiseptic effect. It soothes and supplies stressed skin with vitamins, minerals, amino acids and enzymes.
Secret of natural ingredients in cosmetics

Argan oil in cosmetics

Argan oil is used for skin care, hair care and nail care, as a remedy for the treatment of skin blemishes, weak connective tissue, skin diseases such as acne and psoriasis and as an edible oil. The argan tree, from whose fruits the argan oil is made, grows exclusively in southwest Morocco on the edge of the Atlas Mountains near the city of Agadir. The oil is obtained from the kernels of the argan nuts in traditional manual labor or industrial production.

Effect: Argan oil has a moisturizing, antioxidant and antibacterial effect. The oil is also known for its cell-protecting, cell-regenerating and blood pressure and cholesterol-lowering effects.

 

Secret of natural ingredients in cosmetics

Pomegranate in cosmetics

Thanks to their unique cosmetic properties, pomegranate extracts can be found in a wide variety of anti-aging products, e.g. B. Face creams. To obtain the intensely nourishing pomegranate seed oil, the ruby-red kernels of the fruit are peeled and then cold-pressed.

Effect: Valuable unsaturated fatty acids make the pomegranate highly effective against wrinkles: It improves and rejuvenates the complexion and supports cell renewal.

 

Secret of natural ingredients in cosmetics

 

Cocoa butter in cosmetics

In cosmetics, cocoa butter is mainly used for skin care. Due to its high fat content, it is a naturally nutritious remedy for dry skin and chapped lips. Cocoa butter is made from cocoa beans, the fruits of the cocoa tree. The seeds of ripe cocoa pods are ground and then pressed, whereby the liquid fat - cocoa butter - is obtained.

Effect: The high proportion of saturated and unsaturated fatty acids as well as numerous vitamins, minerals and antioxidants in cocoa butter strengthen the cells and supply them with moisture.

Secret of natural ingredients in cosmetics

Marigold in cosmetics

The marigold (calendula) is a traditional medicinal plant and is used in the form of ointments, creams or as an essential oil against numerous skin problems. Marigold blossoms are either used dry or the essential calendula oil is obtained by means of a distillation process.

Effect: Calendula has a strong healing effect. Marigold oil supports wound healing and regeneration of the skin, nourishes, soothes and inhibits inflammation.

Secret of natural ingredients in cosmetics