The chemicals you put on your skin matter. That's why it's always important to know what ingredients are in your go-to lotions, soaps, and face washes. Natural, plant-based ingredients tend to be better for your skin, especially if it's sensitive.
Shea butter is a fatty oil. At first glance, that might seem like the last thing you want near your skin. But shea butter, which is extracted from shea tree nuts, includes a lot of healthy acids and vitamins that your skin craves. Its linoleic acid, oleic acid, and stearic acid can moisturize your skin, reduce inflammation, and help clear bacteria from your skin's surface. Shea butter has been used for skin care and hair care for thousands of years because of its nutrients, luxurious, creamy feel, and its hydrating properties. Some of the benefits of using shea butter on your skin include:
If you're not a huge fan of the smell of roses, don't let the name throw you off: rosehip oil doesn't come from those big blooms you see every Valentine's Day. Instead, rosehip oil comes from rosehip fruit. The oils have been used for centuries in what is now known as Chile and the surrounding areas. The fruit's oil has high concentrations of fatty acids like alpha-linolenic acid, linoleic acid, and oleic acid. The oil is also bursting with antioxidants and carotenoids.
Raspberries have a beautiful rosy glow, and adding them to your skincare routine can give your skin the same rich and supple look. Every berry is full of antioxidants, vitamins, and natural coloring that's healthy for your skin. At California Pure Naturals, we add raspberries and their seeds to many of our products so your skin can be healthy and evenly toned. Keep reading to learn more about why raspberries are one of our favorite skincare ingredients.
Finding lotions and skin care products with all-natural ingredients is one of the first steps to having healthy, beautiful skin. When you switch out parabens and artificial dyes for all-natural products like shea butter and blackberries, your skin benefits from all of those antioxidants, fatty acids, and nutrients. While topical treatments are critical to healthy skin, so too is a healthy diet.