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Natural Skin Care Treatments

Written by Dr. Krystel Quadros and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.

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Following are certain reasons why natural ingredients are very important for human skin.

Hydrating Effect on the Skin

Natural ingredients have an awesome hydrating effect on the skin since various fruit and vegetable extracts are rich in moisture and keep our skin free from forming an oily layer. Then, it keeps the glow of our skin intact.

Vitamins and Minerals

Natural ingredients provide our skin with beneficial vitamins and minerals like vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, zinc, and selenium, which actually act as lovely antioxidants for the skin keeping the skin cells very healthy. These vitamins and minerals destroy the harmful effect of the ultraviolet rays of the sun on the skin cells thus preventing skin cancer.

Prevents Acne

One good thing about natural ingredients such as fruit extracts, for example, pomegranate extract, is that they are rich in moisture and iron and help prevent acne and pimples which most women are usually concerned about. Always check the label of the skin products to see if they contain natural ingredients before purchasing any kind of product so that they do not cause any allergic reactions on your skin. Always test the portion on a small patch of skin before applying it to your face or any part of your body. Also, do check the expiry of the particular beauty product before purchasing it or it may have harmful effects on your skin.

I hope you enjoyed reading this article on the importance of using natural ingredients on your skin.

Last reviewed at: 14.Dec.2018



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