Natural Personal Care
Modern life takes its toll on hands, faces and bodies. Sunburns, dry skin and sore joints are all common results from gardening, outdoor activities—and just plain everyday living. As awareness of the synthetic chemicals that flood today’s health and beauty market grows, more people are turning to botanicals and minerals for their needs. The beneficial properties of these herbs and oils help nourish, heal and soothe as nature intended without the need to compromise on quality.
Today’s more natural and holistic approach towards personal care has increased the demand for products that are free from harsh chemicals and synthetic ingredients. The natural personal care products below include a selection of the best safe and non-synthetic skin, body and muscle remedies.
Rejuva Minerals introduces organic facial oil treatment
Pure botanical oils readily absorb into skin, leaving it plump and healthy. Botanique Naturels Luscious Berries Facial Oil from Rejuva Minerals contains 100% organic cranberry, red raspberry and jojoba seed oils, which are rich in antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and essential fatty acids to help promote a healthy complexion and prevent signs of aging. This natural oil won’t clog pores and has a natural light berry scent. Use Luscious Berries Facial Oil as a moisturizer under Rejuva Minerals line of celebrity-endorsed natural makeup, which is free of toxic ingredients and common skin irritants such as mica, bismuth oxychloride and titanium dioxide. Their best-selling Soft Rose Blush and other loose powder products are blended with organic pomegranate and grape and infused with fragrant crushed red roses. Luscious Berries Facial Oil ($16.95) and the entire award-winning line of Rejuva Minerals makeup and skin care products are available at www.rejuvaminerals.com.
Soothing relief for muscle aches and pains
Muscle aches, pains and bruising can find soothing relief with natural salves and liniments. Arnica Liniment from The Super Salve Company is deep penetrating and oil free, and it uses the natural healing properties of Arnica flower (Arnica montana, also known by the common name Leopardsbane). Arnica is popular for treating muscle strains, injuries and bruises, and it is an excellent remedy for any sports bag or first aid kit. Arnica Liniment provides soothing relief for muscle aches and pains of all kinds because it is fast acting and helps to increase circulation. Arnica Liniment sells for $9.95.
The Super Salve Company, located in beautiful southwestern New Mexico, uses the highest quality ingredients in its unique line of 100% natural skin care products. Super Salve’s botanical plant-based infused oils and liniments have moisture-retaining abilities and naturally occurring vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. The result is healthy, vibrant and beautiful skin. For more information, visit www.supersalve.com or call (575) 539-2768.
Chemical-free sunscreen provides broad-spectrum protection
Everyone knows that using sunscreen will help protect against skin cancer, but according to The Environmental Working Group, some brands contain harmful chemicals that can absorb into the skin. Badger Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Aloe Vera Sunscreen Lotion is a safe, chemical-free and 100% certified natural sunscreen that’s perfect for everyday use on your face and body. (It can even be worn under makeup.)
This easy-to-apply, non-greasy lotion provides broad spectrum protection from UVA and UVB rays using the mineral zinc oxide. The soothing aloe vera base contains no added scent, and Badger sunscreen is dermatologist approved as non-comedogenic (which means it won’t clog pores). Badger is a small, family-owned and family-friendly company nestled on the banks of the Ashuelot River in rural Gilsum, New Hampshire, that proudly formulates blends of the finest organic ingredients available anywhere in the world. A four-ounce tube of Badger Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Aloe Vera Sunscreen Lotion sells for $17.99. Visit www.badgerbalm.com to see the complete line of Badger healthy body care products.