Monday, April 20, 2009

How To Select A Better Skin Care Product

How To Select A Better Skin Care Product

It is a natural wish to look our best. We all look to use products that will help us do that, preferably with organic ingredients. This information will review some simple steps you can use as a guide to make a better choice in this regard.

Three important steps are: choose a product that does not incorporate dangers, look for a natural skin care treatment that has balanced ingredients and can be used long-term for best results.

Why You Should Look For a Natural Skin Care Cream That Doesn't Carry Risks Along With It
A selection of natural skin care treatments have been linked with an increase in rashes and allergies in their users. Other concerns include any essential oils after prolonged use. For instance, the European Union's Scientific Committee on Consumer Products brings up some serious worries about the use of neat (undiluted) tea tree oil for treatment of scars and other skin problems. The committee's report said: 'Our major concern is that toxic and risky chemicals become even more potent - up to three times as strong - if stored at room temperature, and exposed to light and air.'
This Committee suggests that not only the oils merit our scrutiny but even widely sold cosmetics containing tea tree oil were of 'questionable stability and were being sold without adequate proof of safety'.
Also accessible for skin care treatment are natural products that lessen damage-producing inflammation and scars. The advantage of these products is that no special caution is warranted unless a person has an allergy to snails.
Be Concerned About the Chemical Balance of the Skin Care Treatments
Tea tree oil is a well-liked home remedy for acne or other skin problems and it comes with the recommendation of our moms. While the experts identify the antiseptic and antimicrobial properties of tea tree oil, watchfulness is essential. According to Frances Fewell, director of the Institute for Complementary Medicine, 'You should never apply any sort of essential oil directly to the skin without diluting it first in a suitable carrier oil. Tea tree oil has become very popular, and many people have started applying it directly to deal with acne and skin infections. In fact this is a very aggressive oil. The skin can dry out, blister or form a rash.'
A feasible option is snail cosmetics, which are also widely available but do not contain these risks. The products containing these secretions have been properly prepared to achieve the most good.
Opt for a Treatment You Can Use Long Enough to See Some Results

After a study of the effects of snail serum on the skin, the following conclusion was reached: 'Together, these effects provide an array of molecular mechanisms underlying SCA (snail secretion)-induced cellular regeneration and postulate its use in regeneration of wounded tissue.' In other words, through repeated and dedicated application of natural skin treatment creams containing snail serum, a person can see smoother skin because the serum facilitates this natural process.

Other common treatments, such as tea tree oil, should only be employed in small amounts for short periods of time due to its high potency. The concern is that the desired effect may not be reached in a short period of time.

By: Lisel Torgerson
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