A-Z of Natural Ingredients and Their Use in Your Skincare Routine

September 29, 2021 • Look Good / Skincare

Almost everything you eat, you can use in your beauty routine too. Here’s a beauty A-Z list of natural ingredients and their skincare uses.

Natural ingredients are great but be careful anyway

Using natural ingredients in your skincare routine is not just eco-friendly. Natural ingredients have so many benefits and these are just some of them: they are safer, full of nutrients, they are also easier on your skin which is why they are less likely to cause any kind of inflammation or irritation. 

But, before you start experimenting with DIY skincare projects, educate yourself a little bit about natural remedies you can prepare in your kitchen. Namely, some natural ingredients have dangerous and poisonous substances and you have to be careful with them because, as you know, what’s good for someone, doesn’t mean it is good for you too.

Hopefully, this unique beauty alphabet the best non-harmful ingredients below will help you to find your perfect picks for homemade face masks, cleansers, etc. 

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A – Argan oil

  • Repairs the skin’s barrier function
  • Increases the elasticity of your skin
  • Treats acne
  • Contains vitamins A and E and fatty acids
  • Heals skin infections 

B – Bentonite clay

  • Protects from UV light
  • Moisturizers your skin
  • Deeply cleanses your skin
  • Absorbs dirt and oil
  • Anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties

C – Coconut oil

  • Removes makeup
  • Nourishes your skin
  • Reduces inflammation
  • Hydrates skin
  • Perfect for dry skin, but also for eczema, cuts, and wounds

D – Dandelion milk

  • Increases collagen production
  • Hydrates skin
  • Treats acne
  • Reduces fine lines and wrinkles
  • Tones unbalanced skin

E – East Indian sandalwood oil

  • Improves elasticity
  • Prevents pimples
  • Treats scars
  • Antiseptic properties
  • Reduces pigmentation 

F – Frankincense

  • Reduces the appearance of wrinkles
  • Topical treatment for acne
  • Antiseptic properties
  • Regenerates skin cells
  • Rejuvenates damaged skin

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G – Green tea

  • Soothes skin
  • Improves skin’s natural moisture
  • Cleans your skin
  • Unclogs pores
  • Reduces skin irritation and redness

H – Hemp seed oil

  • Reduces dryness
  • Provides you a softer skin
  • Regulates the skin’s oil production
  • Helps to balance out oily skin
  • Moisturizes your skin

I – Ice

  • Tightens the skin
  • Reduces the inflammation
  • Eliminates puffiness, especially around the eyes
  • Reduces signs of aging
  • Boosts the skin’s healthy glow

J – Jojoba oil

  • Softens rough cuticles
  • Has antibacterial properties
  • Nourishes dry skin
  • Soothes acne-prone skin
  • Lightens dark spots 

K – Kale

  • Brightens your skin’s appearance
  • Reduces fine lines
  • Promotes collagen production
  • Detoxifies the skin
  • Tightens your pores

L – Lavender oil

  • Reduces wrinkles
  • Kills acne-causing bacteria
  • Heals painful breakouts
  • Calms your skin
  • Unclogs your pores

M – Marigold

  • Has anti-inflammatory properties
  • Reduces wrinkles
  • Promotes cell tissue regeneration
  • Protects from UV lights
  • Treats acne

N – Nectarine

  • Protects skin from sun rays
  • Provides you “summer” glow
  • Tightens loose skin
  • Prevents the development of stretch marks
  • Good source of antioxidants

O – Olive oil

  • Protects the sensitive skin
  • Repairs damaged skin
  • Prevents premature aging
  • Removes makeup
  • Exfoliates your skin

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P – Primrose oil

  • Improves the elasticity of the skin
  • Helps with dryness
  • Reduces wrinkles
  • Prevents acne
  • Improves overall skin health

Q – Quinoa

  • Brightens your skin
  • Softens your skin
  • Treats age spots
  • Improves elasticity
  • Rejuvenates your skin

R – Rose oil 

  • Refines your skin’s texture
  • Helps with dermatitis
  • Regenerates the cells
  • Fights inflammation 
  • Deeply nourishes your skin

S – Shea butter

  • Boosts skin moisture
  • Fights breakouts
  • Heals cuts 
  • Has anti-aging properties
  • Soothes your skin

T – Turmeric

  • Reduces acne
  • Brightens dark circles 
  • Fights psoriasis
  • Heals wounds
  • Prevent breakouts

U – Ube (or purple yam)

  • Has anti-aging benefits
  • Keeps your skin firm
  • Heals wounds
  • Increases the production of collagen
  • Fights free radicals

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V – Vanilla

  • Helps you deal with acne scars
  • Treats skin burns
  • Improves the texture of your skin
  • Slows down signs of aging
  • Treats dull and dry skin

W – White tea

  • Prevents breakdown in collagen
  • Boosts the immune function of skin cells
  • Has skin-soothing properties
  • Prevents wrinkles
  • Clears your skin

X – Xanthine (or caffeine)

  • Prevents photodamage from sun exposure
  • Reduces wrinkles formation
  • Reduces puffiness
  • Tightens and brightens your skin
  • Improves circulation in skin cells

Y – Yeast

  • Fights acne
  • Improves skin smoothness 
  • Has cell renewal properties
  • Has super-hydrating properties 
  • It is great for sensitive skin

Z – Zucchini

  • Lifts sagging skin
  • Builds collagen
  • Brightens the skin
  • Prevents skin aging
  • Hydrates your skin

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DISCLAIMER: Please, have in mind that the information in this post is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. All content is for general information purposes only. If you have any skin ailments, or you suspect you have them, consult your doctor for advice or information about diagnosis or treatment.

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