Living conditions have
changed considerably over recent decades. These changes have
gradually modified the characteristics of our environment and daily
stress to the skin. The use of natural substances present in certain
plants is the source of potential short and long term benefits.
Results are improved clarity and comfort to the epidermis.
us are familiar with the term free radicals and environmental
dangers like second-hand cigarette smoke have been well documented.
And while many of us would rather go thirsty than take a sip of
common tap water, few are aware of the number of toxins we slather
into our skin everyday in the name of beauty.
Some chemicals were
known carcinogens while others were banned or are untested for their
potential health hazards. The amount of contaminants found in a
human's system are referred to as a person's body burden. People are
exposed to toxins through air, water, food, and what is absorbed by
our skin? Once chemicals are in the blood, they accumulate in target
organs or are metabolized through the system over a period of years.
One way to reduce our exposure to chemicals is to use natural