Top 10 Natural Skincare Ingredients for Healthier Skin

top 10 natural skincare ingredients for healthier skin

Your skin may not always be the same if you're like the majority of us. It fluctuates between being oilier and drier at times, and it presumably varies with the seasons as well. Additionally, you could be becoming more interested in or worried about purchasing "clean" skin care or body care products, which makes the process of choosing a product much more challenging. Feel. totally supports the clean skincare movement, which is why we don't use any dangerous chemicals like parabens, phthalates, SLS, or formaldehyde in the formulation of any of our products.

You should keep in mind that the term "natural" is not regulated but can be certified. In our case, our products are natural and organic, certified by ECOCERT.  Our product formulas contain hundreds of different ingredients, of which about 95% are certified organic and derived from sustainable farming methods.

Today we are going to present the top 10 natural ingredients that we recommend and use in our beauty products. 

Hyaluronic acid

What is Hyaluronic acid ?

Our bodies naturally produce hyaluronic acid, which is useful since it can store 1,000 times its weight in water. This not only helps in the retention of moisture in the skin but also stops moisture from escaping into the atmosphere.

Why should I use skincare products that contain Hyaluronic acid ?

For both dry and oily skin types, it's one of the greatest hydrating products on the market. A hyaluronic acid serum is a fantastic supplement to many skincare routine, particularly in the summer to fall and winter months when indoor heating, falling temperatures, and humidity levels may seriously dry your skin.

Ceramides

What are Ceramides ? 

Think of your skin cells as the bricks, and these fats—ceramides are long-chain lipids—as part of the mortar that hold cells together and keep outside irritants at bay. 

Why should I use skincare products that contain Ceramides ? 

Ceramide levels decrease as we get older, therefore it's critical to apply extra to preserve our skin healthy and smooth. In their plant-derived (phytoceramide) forms, the ceramides found in skincare products are exact replicas of the original. The research supports their high efficacy; a Japanese study found that using ceramides increased skin moisture by more than 100%.

Feel.’s products containing Ceramides 

Argan oil

What is Argan Oil ? 

It includes Vitamin E, ferulic acid, carotenoids, and a balanced ratio of oleic and linoleic acid, making it lighter than some other natural oils. This plant oil, made from the kernels of the argan tree, offers several advantages for all skin types.

Why should I use skincare products that contain Argan Oil ? 

Argan oil is a powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant that moisturizes skin while assisting in the prevention and treatment of sun damage symptoms. Additionally, it works effectively to minimize stretch marks, scarring, and the visibility of wrinkles and fine lines. It works well on normal to oily skin that is prone to acne. We advise using skincare products containing a heavier oil, such coconut oil, if your skin is really dry.

Our Light Moisturising Day Cream contains Argan Oil 

Vitamin C

What about Vitamin C in skincare products ? 

Although it seems straightforward, there are really many distinct types of vitamin C. The ascorbic acid you want in your skincare products is the one that absorbs most quickly and has the most efficiency when used topically.

Why should I use skincare products containing Vitamin C ? 

It is one of the greatest anti-aging substances available since it helps to produce and stabilize collagen molecules. Ascorbic acid, one of the best form of vitamin C, is a powerful antioxidant that reduces hyperpigmentation and evens out skin tone in addition to assisting the skin in recovering from UV damage.

Feel.’s products containing Vitamin C

Vitamin E

What about Vitamin E in skincare products ? 

Vitamin E is the name given to a family of oil-soluble antioxidants. There are about eight different types or forms of vitamin E, and of those, tocopheryl acetate and tocopherol are most commonly found in skincare products. 

Why should I use skincare products that contain Vitamin E ? 

Unless you have extremely sensitive, extremely oily or acne-prone skin, Vitamin E can provide a whole host of benefits, helping to hydrate & heal skin and acting as an anti-inflammatory agent. When paired with Vitamin C, both vitamins work better than they do alone, which is why many of our products feature this winning pair.

Feel.’s products containing Vitamin E

Cornflower

What about Cornflower in skincare products ? 

Organic cornflower has a plethora of skincare benefits, found mainly in products to help with eye care and other eye related concerns.Provides cooling and toning properties making it ideal for mature skin. 

Why should I use skincare products containing Cornflower extract ? 

The anthocyanins in cornflowers have strong anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties so using cornflowers will help with tired, itchy and puffy eyes.

Feel.’s products containing Cornflower extract

Shea Butter

What is Shea Butter ? 

Shea butter is fat that’s extracted from the nuts of the shea tree. Shea butter has been used as a cosmetic ingredient for centuries. Most shea butter comes from shea trees in West Africa.

Why should I use skincare products containing Shea Butter ? 

High concentration of vitamins and fatty acids in Shea Butter combined with its easy-to-spread consistency — make it a great ingredient for smoothing, soothing, and conditioning your skin.

Feel.’s skin and body care products with Shea Butter

Green tea

What about Green Tea in skincare products ? 

The connection between drinking green tea and improved health has been suggested for years, but it also help to use the plant on the skin. Green tea has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. 

Why should I use skincare product containing Green Tea ? 

The anti-aging benefits of green tea are attributed to polyphenols, a type of flavonoids found in plants. Early studies have shown that green tea used in skincare can reduce sun damage, protect skin from cancer and decrease collagen breakdown. 

At Feel. we combined Green Tea with Ginkgo Biloba in a gel booster for more efficiency.

Alpha-Hydroxy Acids (AHAs)

What are Alpha-Hydroxy Acids (AHAs) ?

Glycolic acid and lactic acid are both members of the AHA family. Glycolic acid is derived from sugar cane, while lactic acid is derived from milk. 

Why should I use skincare products containing AHAs ? 

The acids allow dead skin cells to slough off, revealing newer skin beneath. They also act as humectants, meaning they draw water from the environment into your skin. These AHAs have also been shown to increase collagen production and increase skin thickness, help treat mild to moderate levels of acne, reduce wrinkles and fine lines, and reduce hyperpigmentation. 

Feel.’s products with AHAs

Salicylic Acid

What is Salicylic Acid ?

Salicylic belongs to a category called BHAs. You probably know salicylic as an acne fighter and it is. Salicylic exfoliates the outer layer of skin. It’s lipid soluble, so it can also penetrate deeper into the pores, where it helps get rid of debris and buildup. 

Why should I use a product containing Salicylic Acid ? 

This helps unclog pores to prevent breakouts. For acne, we recommends using a toner containing salicylic acid once a day to treat breakouts.

Of course, there are many other great natural ingredients. At Feel. we use almost 600 different ingredients of natural or organic origin. If you have any questions or would like us to talk about a particular ingredient, let us know in the comments!  

 

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