Natural cosmetics always interested us. As well as maintaining a healthy look and nourishing the body, face, and skin and nails with natural products. This kind of approach is very relaxing and it’s always nice to know what kind of products you put on your skin. After all, it’s our largest organ, we shouldn’t forget that. Oils are a foundation in natural cosmetics. They nurture the skin and serve as a bearer of essential oils. You all surely heard of castor oil. What makes it so much popular?
This oil’s medicinal properties have been recognizes even in Ancient Egypt. It is pressed from castor beans, and the oils itself is very thick and sticky, and has a distinctive smell. It is rich in vitamin E and fatty acids. Its antibacterial and antifungal properties have been scientifically proven. It is very important to use the one that is organically made and not refined. Castor oil is mostly used to help with hair and eyelash growth, but also in make up removal. It only takes a few drops of castor oil on your cotton pad to do this. Apart from removing make up, this is also a good way to help your skin if you’re having problems with eczema, dermatitis and psoriasis. Because of its abundance of omega 6 fatty acids and vitamin e, castor oil will be perfect for tending to those areas. In ayurveda, this is one the most appreciated oils, and is used for basically everything. Sciatica, poor circulation, common cold, baldness and even painful breasts.
Did you also know that castor oil is perfect for fighting wrinkles? As we already said, this oil is rich in vitamin e and castor acid. These ingredients stimulate the production of collagen in your body. As we get older, our collagen levels drop and our skin becomes less flexible and hydrated. This extremely important protein connects our tissues, it gives our skin a healthy, hydrated and fresh look. Lack of this protein in our body leads to wrinkles, dark bags under the eyes and problems with skin pigmentation. So, how to
So, how do we get collagen into our body? Nutrition is the most important part! Increase your intake of nuts, tofu, fish and citruses. There are also collagen supplements like Kolagen Up. This is a plant source supplement that doesn’t contain collagen, but it has extracts that will help your body to speed up its own production of collagen. But, before using any supplements, it is recommended to consult with your doctor.
Kolagen Up is perfect for women, as well as for men. If you’re having problems with your skin, are exposed to the sun, active in sports and over 30, this product is for you. Why more than 30? Well, after the 30th year, production of collagen in our skin slowly starts to decrease.