Best Natural Ingredients For Every Skin Type
Are you a fan of natural skincare but you’re not exactly sure what all of those ingredients actually do for your complexion? Well, you’re in luck. We enlisted facialist Adina Diaz, who combines holistic, active, and medical grade products and treatments, to sift through the hundreds of natural ingredients and give us the absolute best ingredient and products for every skin type.
Green Tea extracts are immune enhancing, detoxifying, super antioxidant, anti-cancer, and energizing.
TRY: Lotus Moon Skin Care Green Tea and Lavender Cleansing Milk and MyChelle Pure Harmony Cleanser
Jojoba Oil is a plant extract native to southern Arizona, southern California, and northwestern Mexico and is wondrous oil. Out of all the plant oils Jojoba oil is the most similar to the human lipids. Never clogging or irrating the skin.
TRY: Desert Essence 100% Jojoba oil and Aura Cacia Jojoba Oil
Black soap has a natural source of vitamin A & E and iron. This ingredient supplies the skin with a deep all natural cleansing process without stripping the skin’s natural oils.
TRY: Lotus Moon Skin Care Mineral Earth Cleansing Gel
Witch Hazel is a gentle cleanse for even sensitive skin types but is an astringent. Removing dirt and makeup, helping cool and soothe the skin.
TRY: Weleda One Step Cleanser and Toner, Humphreys Witch Hazel Astringent and Thayers Rose Petal Witch Hazel.
Vitamin E is an antioxidant and is a free radical scavenger in the lipid or the fatty component of the skin. Vitamin E helps repair the tissue and heal wounds faster. Vitamin E can renew dry, chapped skin by bringing softness and suppleness back.
TRY: Lotus Moon Skin Care Hydro Therapy Eye Serum
D20 Deuterium Oxide is a heavier molecular than normal water on the skin. It’s protective and plumping and accelerates regeneration of the skin. This ingredient can deliver moisture deep into the skin. Protects against dryness and dehydration.
TRY: Lotus Moon Skincare D20 Hydra Mist
Aloe Vera contains 20 amino acids! Its hydrating, healing, soothing, and softens the skin.
TRY: Badger’s Damascus Rose Face Sunscreen, John Masters Organic Rose and Aloe Hydrating Mist 4
Willowherb Extract is an amazing alternative to using hydrocortisone which can be stripping to the skin. Willowherb naturally helps soothe, heal, calm and is a natural anti-inflammatory.
TRY: Aubrey Organics Natural Sun SPF 26, Lotus Moon Skin Care Willowherb Serum
Rose extracts are soothing, nurturing and balancing to the skin.
TRY: REN Clean Skin Care Rosa Centifolia Foaming Cleanser, Dr. Hauschka Rose Day Crème
Kaolin Clay is the gentlest of all the clays suitable for all skin types even sensitive. While this is a gentle cleanser Kaolin Clay also brings circulation and blood flow to the skin. Also can be used to prevent breakouts, heal faster and disinfect blemishes.
TRY: REN Clean Skin Care ClearCalm 3 Clarifying Clay Cleanser, Lotus Moon Skin Care Living Sea Powder Masque, Suki Transformative Purifying Masque
Natural Calcium Bentonite (Green) Clay is my favorite clay but it can be a little harsh on sensitive skin types.
TRY: Aztec Indian Healing Clay Mask
Multi Fruit Acid are acids that exfoliate the skin while hydrating and increasing cell turnovers leaving skin feeling smooth and soft afterwards. People who are more prone to breakouts can benefit from doing a light fruit acid scrub/ peel once a week to every two weeks.
TRY: REN Clean Skin Care Resurfacing AHA Concentrate Serum, Pangea Egyptian Facial Scrub, Suki Exfoliate Foaming Cleanser