What You Don’t Know About Skin Care Products

Skin care products are a part of everyday life. They are used to soften your skin, to get rid of wrinkles, and protect it from the harmful rays of the sun. They can be very effective but at what price?

Most companies use ingredients that are likely very difficult to pronounce. They unfortunately not always as upfront about this as they should be. The reason for this is that if the truth were known they stand to lose a lot of money. Another issue is that these ingredients are often used and the companies know they can be or are harmful.

Alcohols dry out your skin and can irritate it. Fragrances smell good but do not belong in skin care products as they may be made with harmful ingredients as well. A cheap preservative that is used is called paraben and is a cancer causing agent as is dioxane. Phenol carbolic acid is in many skin creams and lotions and can cause a paralyzing condition, circulatory problems, coma, and even death.

What you don’t know or may not know is that effective products do exist that do not have any of these harmful ingredients. These products may not have as long of a shelf life as typical products do but they also do not cause harm to your skin or your health.

In health spas you may hear about seaweed wraps and how good they are for your skin. Brown kelp (seaweed) from the Sea of Japan helps to keep elastin, collagen fibers strong. It also has hyaluronic acid that sustains your skin’s elasticity and your skin tone. It also plays an important part in tissue repair. Cynergy TK helps to jumpstart your body to produce its own supply of collagen and elastin. Nano-lipobelle H-EQ10 easily penetrates down to seven layers of skin resulting in a longer time.

Other beneficial ingredients include oils from particular plants such as macadamia and purified and refined olive oil. Witch hazel is an astringent comes from an herb that has two species and others in Japan and China. It is an astringent and a natural antioxidant. Sorbitol is an humectant (aids absorption). Found in berries, grapes, plums, and pears. It is also found in seaweed and algae.

So you see, the ingredients should be all natural in skin care products. The advantage far outweigh any risks, of which there are very few. Good skin care products should list the names of their ingredients and the concentration of each. This is important so you can get the best benefits from your skin care products.