Natural Organic Skin Care
Organic Skin Care Ingredients
Natural skin care recipes can
be made with common ingredients found right in your own kitchen.
There is an extensive range of organic skin care ingredients
that can be used in homemade skin care recipes to address a wide range
of skin care issues, including the signs of aging.
However, to keep things as easy a possible, the following listing
represents only the more commonly used ingredients that are readily
available in most kitchens.
simple, keep it fun, keep it effective. . .
There really is no need to scour the health food
stores in search of an obscure item when the most common ingredients
can be found right in your own kitchen.
Don't worry about not being able to find the rose petal water or
The ingredients found right in your own kitchen and/or
garden are just as effective when whipping up your favorite natural
organic skin care recipes.
Natural Organic Skin Care Ingredients
is used for its soothing and healing properties as well as a
Alpha Hydroxy Acids, AHA, are used as a chemical form of
exfoliation. AHA's have a multitude of purposes, especially as an
exfoliant. AHA's are found in milk products, many fruits including most
citrus such as oranges or lemons, and, of course, sugar.
A combination of these ingredients is typically found in natural skin
care recipes for not only cleansers but for toning and exfoliating the
is a form of salicylic acid and can be crushed, formed into a
paste and used as a very effective exfoliating treatment.
is considered to be an enriching moisturizer packed with a
variety of vitamins and antioxidants.
has been used for centuries as a natural cleanser and skin softening
is a gentle exfoliator and can also be used lighten
freckles, just squeeze a lemon, orange or lime and expose the area to
direct sunlight for a short time.
found in chocolate is a rich emollient and can be used as
a moisturizing treatment, yum!
can be used as an abrasive in homemade microdermabrasion
is often used as an ingredient in masks for its absorbent
properties as well as softening effects.
is a mild astringent and can also be used to treat age
have several properties used in natural skin care. Egg whites can
be mixed into a mask, and the yolks into an enriching moisturizing
are considered an excellent wrinkle treatment. They can be
crushed and applied to fine lines and wrinkles for 10 to 20 minutes.
has a wealth of nutrients and is also an antioxidant. Moistened green
tea bags can be used as an exfoliating scrub treatment as well as for a
soothing under eye treatment.