Holistic wellness begins when you choose the right products for your skin, hair, body, and mind. It is all about what ingredients and compositions suit you the best and if they are 100% natural, nothing better. If we talk about natural wellness products, there is an ocean of options in front of you. You are not the only one who feels overwhelmed by the deluge of products that claim to give you the skin of your dreams or velvety lustrous hair.
The following section aims to give you a little more clarity when it comes to choosing the right natural wellness products for the first time. Make sure to follow these easy rules before you shop:
Understand Your Skin Type
Up until now, you have been using random skincare and natural wellness products but you want to change all of that. It has gradually dawned upon you that understanding your skin type could lead to better results.
- Oily Skin
People with oily skin should usually look for products that contain alpha-hydroxy acids. They could benefit from a bit of:
- Benzoyl peroxide (extracted from tea tree)
- Glycolic acid (derived from sugarcane, sugar beets, pineapple)
- Hyaluronic acid (sources are soy and various citrus fruits)
- Salicylic acid (extracted from broccoli, mushrooms, radish, spinach)
These are some very important and active ingredients that prevent your skin from producing excess sebum.
- Dry Skin
Looking for an ingredient to give your dry skin a creamy texture? Shop for something that contains lactic acid and shea butter in adequate quantities. These provide you with enough exfoliation and hydration for a smoother and flawless complexion.
- Sensitive Skin
If you have sensitive skin, look for cooling and soothing ingredients such as aloe vera, shea butter, and oatmeal. In some cases, even handmade honey can do miracles for your skin.
Know Your Hair Better
We talked about lustrous and velvety hair. Before you choose any product for your hair, understand that it should be able to perform two major functions for you. Your biggest and the most critical needs are nourishment and moisture. Whether it is shampoo or a conditioner, hair oil, or a serum, make sure that it gives your hair enough protein and hydration.
What Is Your Hair’s Porosity Level?
Hair porosity is a very critical subject and most of the time we tend to either avoid it or just completely forget about it. Porosity is the ability of your hair strands to absorb and retain the necessary moisture. To understand what your hair needs, you must know its porosity spectrum which can be low, normal, or high. This will make it easier for you to narrow in on highly suitable Natural Wellness Products with the most appropriate ingredients. And that brings us to a very important point.
Ingredients To Seek
Your body is your temple. You don’t want any harmful ingredients to enter it at any cost. Therefore, you must do a bit of research before investing in any natural wellness products for the very first time. The following list of ingredients is something to start with:
- Hyaluronic Acid And Ceramides
Do you know that both these ingredients are naturally found in your skin? They are important moisturizing agents and are available in the market in the form of serums and lotions.
- Vitamin C
You already know how important vitamin c is for our immunity. However, the 1-ascorbic acid form of vitamin c is a very potent antioxidant that can reverse UV damage and enhance collagen production in your skin.
- Vitamin E
You should be able to find oodles of vitamin e in fish oil capsules that are easily available over the counter. Combine it with vitamin c for the best skincare regime.
Another active ingredient that can naturally stimulate collagen production in your skin is Retinol. It is also known by the name of Vitamin A1 and is derived from sources such as carrots, squash, fish liver, cantaloupe, etc. Always look for this magic component in your skincare and wellness products.
- Vitamin B3
The ingredient that works like a charm when trying to hydrate your skin is vitamin b3. It also evens out your skin tone, all the while controlling excess oil production.
Do Consider All-Natural Health Supplements
How can your overall wellness regime be complete without the right stack of herbal and natural supplements? Like we said, holistic wellness is not just about smooth skin and shiny hair. It is about your inner wellbeing and overall health. Following are a few very strong reasons to invest in herbal and natural health supplements right away:
- Little To No Risk Of Side Effects
You might be allergic to certain prescription drugs and their various salts but there is very little risk associated with herbal supplements. These can be taken for a longer duration of time without stressing over any ill effects.
- Relief From Stubborn Symptoms
All-natural wellness products and supplements are highly effective in boosting your immunity. They also provide you with symptomatic relief and enable you to fight lifelong allergies.
- Highly Affordable
If you are looking for a pocket-friendly way to a better and more fulfilling life, these products are for you.
- Easily Available
Due to their increased demand, they are readily available at many of the leading online marketplaces.
- Useful In Chronic Conditions
Say goodbye to all your chronic conditions and ailments with natural supplements such as ashwagandha, fenugreek seeds, tulsi extracts, neem serums, and much more.
In The End, Avoid Buying Into The Hype
Don’t fall for the packaging of the product or the popularity of the brand. Remember, it is not the label of the product that is going to make a difference in your life. Even if you have to scour through the long list of ingredients present in a product, do not hesitate to do so. Understanding what the composition of the product is and what ingredients it contains is the only reliable indicator of how well it is going to suit you.
If you still end up buying the wrong natural wellness products, they are not going to go bad for a long time. If they are not suitable for you, they might be suitable for someone else in your family. Give them the gift of natural wellness today.
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