Whether you may know it or not, chemicals that are harmful to our bodies are everywhere! Not only does the air, our surroundings, and the foods that we put into our bodies cause free radicals to enter our body directly – so does the many skin products that we use on a daily basis.
Have you ever looked at the ingredients label on your face wash? body wash? shave cream? lotion? hand soap? deodorant? body spray or colognes/perfumes? toothpaste? body creams? and more?
Chances are there will be many manmade (in a lab) ingredients that are much too complex to even pronounce! Many of us put these chemicals directly on our skin daily. Imagine the effects of long term use!
These chemicals can be harsh on our skin and even cause your skin to age faster.
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Let’s face it, we can’t stop using body products altogether. Everyone loves to have soft skin and smell great.
Because of recent health conscious trends, there are some natural skin care lines available, although they may be pricey. Luckily, there’s always the option of making 100% natural skin care at home & it’s much easier than you think!
Here is a simple DIY recipe for Shea Butter Body Wash:
1 part Raw Shea Butter
1 part Castile Soap
Essential oil of your choice
1) Melt the shea butter, preferably on the stove on low heat.
2) Add the soap and a few drops of the essential oil of your choice )to add an aromatherapy element).
3) Stir ingredients thoroughly.
4) Transfer to the container of your choice and enjoy!
Until Next Time….. Keep Glowing!!