Secret of natural ingredients in cosmetics
This is how cosmetics work: The secret of their ingredients
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
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.
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.
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.
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.