Natural Ingredients For Natural Beauty
As you probably already know, there are a ton of creams, serums, and cleansers out there designed to help your skin. But some of the best beauty ingredients out there may just be in your…kitchen!
Here are five ingredients that experts love for their beauty-boosting properties:
• Papain. This enzyme, found in papayas and pineapples, gently eats off dead skin cells, decongesting clogged pores and helping with skin texture and cell turnover. You can blend up a fresh papaya and use it as a mask, or crush some papaya enzyme tablets into your moisturizer to make a hydrating, gently exfoliating mask.
• Olive oil. Olive oil is a great cleanser and moisturizer; it’s an amazing makeup remover, and you can get it all off afterwards with a little face wash. Putting a drop on any dry body skin you might have or acne scabs will also soften them up.
• Green tea. This anti-inflammatory calms skin and also has tons of antioxidants. Washing your face with chilled green tea is a great way to get rid of redness, and to calm down irritated skin, just put matcha (powdered green tea) in your favorite face mask.
• Allantoin. Don’t let the fancy name fool you. This stuff is just comfrey extract. What makes it so great for your skin is that it’s a keratolytic and assists in desquamation. In layman’s terms, it…