How many beauty products do you apply before going to sleep? Do you know what ingredients they contain? If the answer is no, you should take a look at the ingredient label of those products and know what you’re putting on your skin. Many of these components can be harmful to your health like parabens. You know that they are? Find out why you have to stop using them and switch to a natural cosmetics.
What are parabens?
Parabens are chemical compounds that are used in cosmetics as preservatives. Keeping bacteria and microbes away from cosmetic products is their main function, that is, they are bactericidal and fungicidal. In this way, the duration of creams and other beauty products is greater.
Are there natural parabens?
Formerly, salt and vinegar were used to keep fish or vegetables in good condition. Why was it done before we can not do it now? There are many foods that have preservative and paraben properties. These work in the same way as synthetics, but they are safer.
Onions, cranberries, carrots or cucumbers are some of the foods that contain parabens and are used in natural beauty products. This component comes from the para-hydroxybenzoic acid, substance that also produces the human organism in the decomposition of food.
Benefits of not using parabens
Natural cosmetics is not only better for our skin, but also is respectful with the environment. This cosmetic does not use parabens in their compositions. Natural beauty products are healthier and have more benefits for our skin.
– They adapt to our skin. The natural ingredients penetrate the deeper layers of the dermis and act from within. They provide more nutrients and adapt to each type of skin, thus avoiding allergies caused by chemicals.
– They are more effective. The marks, scars, wrinkles or discoloration of the skin are corrected little by little. The use of vegetable oils and plants act on imperfections in a more effective and natural way.
– They are softer and less aggressive. The vegetable and mineral substances that make up the natural products are more respectful with the dermis of the face and body and therefore, are less aggressive with our body.
– Suitable for everyone. Paraben-free cosmetics can be used by any type of skin and by all the members of the family. Sensitive skin will find a great ally in natural products, since itching or redness caused by synthetic creams are avoided with these products. In addition, babies and adults can use the same products without any inconvenience.
Aloe vera, olive oil and rosehip are the star ingredients of natural cosmetics, due to its high properties, nutrients and benefits for the human body.