Spring is coming! Unfortunately, winter is never kind to your skin and hair. Chapped lips, brittle hair ends, itchy skin. Cold weather can dry out and damage your hair and skin, regardless of how frequently you condition it. Buried under all many protective layers of clothes and hats, nothing can breathe properly.
Needless to say, we are looking forward to spring. Warmer temperatures, lighter jackets, mild sun rays on the skin and spending more time in nature.The time has come for revitalization, detoxification, and regeneration. Therefore, we chose six beauty ingredients to rejuvenate your skin and hair. These ingredients support natural glow and health, which you need for the start of the new season.
Bentonite Clay is a powerful natural detoxifier which has been used for centuries. Now it is a common ingredient in skin and hair cleansing products due to its ability to absorb toxins. On top of that, it is packed with minerals. You can mix it with other ingredients when making a mask for super clean and soft skin/hair, but avoid using metal spoons and containers!
Most of all, panthenol is an ingredient which is well-known for regenerating, healing, and softening skin and hair. Use it after sun tanning, waxing, shaving, or whenever your skin is stressed out. In addition to that, panthenol can be added to your shampoo to promote growth and hydrate your scalp and hair. Perfect!
A substance found naturally in skin, glycerin will protect your skin and fight against dryness. That’s why it is a frequent ingredient in creams and lotions. Our suggestion – add a few drops of pure glycerin to your hand cream. However, note that glycerin must always be combined with other ingredients. Don’t use pure glycerin on your skin as it will have a rather opposite effect of the one you are after, and try to avoid synthetically derived glycerin.
An enzyme found in nearly all living organisms, Catalase is now clinically studied for its ability to protect cells from the toxic effect of hydrogen peroxide. Hydrogen peroxide is believed to be the culprit to why human hair ages and looks dull. CatalaseNow is one of many hair supplements which include Catalase. In addition to Catalase, it contains a blend of minerals and vitamins which promote youthful and thicker hair.
Do we even need to write about coconut oil? Let this be just a reminder. Our favorite ways to use this popular beauty ingredient include coconut oil as a makeup remover and an overnight hair treatment. Apply coconut oil to the hair ends before you go to bed, and wash it out thoroughly the next day. Your hair will be amazingly soft.
A chamomile tea is not only a soothing and calming herbal tea but a great beauty ingredient. It will calm down your nerves AND your skin. Whenever your skin is irritated, dab a bit of unsweetened chamomile tea with a cotton pad. What’s more, you can use it as a hair rinse to soften your hair.