Moisturizing your skin well on a daily basis helps preserve its radiance and prevent the appearance of wrinkles. A beauty and health gesture that has become essential for many women… The moisturizing creams offered on the cosmetics market are numerous and full of promise. However, their composition is not always transparent and safe. Exit preservatives, dyes and other artificial fragrances, hydration is now done with natural ingredients!
5 tips to moisturize your skin without chemicals
Olive, coconut, jojoba oil, aloe vera gel or cucumber mask, grandmother’s recipes are multiple and effective for nourishing the dermis. After thoroughly cleansing your face, here’s how to use them according to your skin type can use chamomile lotion
Olive oil for all skin types
A miracle product from the Mediterranean basin, olive oil can be used in all sauces, both food and cosmetics! Numerous studies have demonstrated its antioxidant effects. Rich in omega 9, it is an excellent anti-wrinkle and is particularly recommended for dry or sensitive skin. Nourishing, soothing and even healing, this beauty oil has it all!
To ensure optimal quality, choose it virgin, organic culture, cold pressed and keep it away from any source of heat or light. These tips are valid for all vegetable oils that you can buy pure in pharmacies, in the cosmetics department of organic stores, or more economically in the food department. To apply, simply gently massage the skin.
Ultra-nourishing coconut oil
Extra-virgin coconut oil deeply nourishes the epidermis, providing it with suppleness and softness. Easily transportable, this oil hardens at room temperature and can be used as a moisturizing lip balm or scrub. Also called “coconut butter”, it is a natural 3 in 1 treatment! Only contraindication: it is comedogenic and formally not recommended for acne-prone skin You can buy chamomile lotion from herborganic.
Jojoba oil for combination or oily skin
Just because you have oily skin doesn’t mean you should neglect moisturizing it. Quite the contrary! Produced from Jojoba nuts in South America, this new beauty ally is renowned for regulating sebum and reducing the appearance of pimples or comedones. It is therefore perfect for the T-zone of combination skin, but also to reduce the shiny appearance of oily skin. You can use it in local applications instead of your day cream. And good news, jojoba oil is also an excellent natural makeup remover ! Warning: below 15°, the oil freezes, but this in no way alters its cosmetic properties.
Cucumber mask for all skin types
Cultissime, the “homemade” cucumber face mask is still popular! Made up of 90% water, full of vitamins and minerals, cucumber has moisturizing, antioxidant and refreshing properties. It instantly awakens the skin’s radiance by stimulating micro-circulation and nourishes the driest skin. It drains and purifies the skin in depth. The recipe: half a cucumber mixed with yogurt. Break time: 15 minutes.
Aloe vera gel, the “miracle” moisturizer
Recognized for its benefits since Antiquity and made up of 99% water, aloe vera is a miracle plant with many moisturizing and healing properties. It also fights against excess sebum by eliminating impurities and stimulating cell renewal. It instantly refreshes the skin in case of sunburn and nourishes it deeply. To retain all of its active properties, aloe vera pulp must be cold pressed and free of preservatives. Apply a dab of gel to your face as for a moisturizer.