It seems that throughout the years a variety of natural beauty remedies have been created, remedies which have been proven to work. Contemporary products use mostly chemicals as active ingredients, and this is not always good for your skin, hair and body. Because products are beginning to be more and more artificial, people have started redirecting their attention towards the power of natural ingredients.
Natural ingredients can be used to treat a variety of problems, from the inside out, and there are a variety of ingredients with different properties to choose from. Knowing which ingredients to use for a particular problem is a must if you wish the treatment to be effective so, to make things easier, we have put together some popular natural beauty remedies for you to learn. However, natural products don’t mean hypoallergenic, so test the ingredients before applying then on your skin/hair to avoid any irritations or allergic reactions.
Almond Oil Almond oil is known for its richness in “good fats”, so it is a perfect ingredient to use in treating dry or irritated skin. It is obtained by pressing the almonds until they release essential oils, so use it to care for your skin and promote smoothness. Almond oil can also be a great aid in soothing irritated nervous terminations and also helps to diminish skin pigment spots.
Apricots Apricots are not only delicious, but they are also a great aid for your skin. These fruits contain a rich source of beta-carotene, folic acid and iron, all essential elements for a healthy skin and not only. These elements help to combat the negative effects of free radicals, so add them to your diet and prepare a homemade apricot facial mask to hemp maintain your skin supple and radiant.
Omega 3 Fatty Acids Omega 3 fatty acids are incredibly beneficial for your health and skin, so no wonder specialists recommend adding fish and other omega 3 fatty acid foods into your diet. Salmon, sardines and macro are delicious and contain high amounts of these good fats which do wonders for your skin. If you’re not a fish-eating lover, you can turn towards fish oil supplements to get the same benefits.
Seeds Seeds should be a part of your regular diet as they have tremendous benefits over the skin and health. Pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds, nuts, sunflower seeds are all rich in essential fatty acids, vitamins and minerals, thus can be a “youth fountain” if consumed regularly, but without excess.
Fo ti Fo ti also known as Ho Shu Wu or Polygonum multiflorum is believed to have benefits over premature hair graying, being able to restore in time the natural color of the hair. Use it regularly and regain your fabulous hair color. Fo ti can be found as food supplements or as an ingredient in certain hair care products.
Zinc Zinc is a necessary vitamin for the body and a zinc deficit can trigger hair loss, skin problems and many more. Keep your skin looking fabulous, healthier and without pigmentation spots by consuming foods that are rich in zinc. These foods are red meat, crustaceans meat, peanuts, sunflower seeds, etc.
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