One-click shopping and free next day shipping mean that we have a variety of beauty products at our fingertips. Although, sometimes the beauty products we use and the routine we follow can be detrimental for our health. Many people are turning to homemade skin care to simplify their routine and cleanse their bodies of toxins. Natural beauty products made at home can be just what you need to go from dull to absolutely radiant. Here are some reasons why you should make the switch now.
A Cleaner Routine
As cute as many of those glittery and sweet-smelling beauty products may be, most of them they do not benefit your skin and may be toxic or harmful. Unfortunately, the majority of them have long ingredients lists that are riddled with synthetic chemicals hence the product is not truly natural. Most of the time, if you can’t pronounce an ingredient you probably don’t want to put it on your skin. Ditching those pre-made products for homemade products will help ensure that your beauty routine is non-toxic.
A clean beauty routine is made up of simple and freshly made beauty products. Safely dispose of any products that are out-of-date to make room for your new products. If you are an advocate for cruelty-free beauty, choosing a clean routine is ideal for you, too! Perhaps now is the time for you to clean out your cabinets.
When you make active choices about your beauty routine, you take power back into your hands. Buying premade products often means giving business and brands power over you and your skin. Some of these brands take that for granted and mislead you or only give half-truths. By refusing to support these beauty brands, you also reject oppressive beauty standards.
Furthermore, natural beauty is versatile and can align itself with your values. If you value affordability, organic ingredients, and natural health, then you can have it. Making your own natural skin care gives you the opportunity to call the shots. Customizing your beauty routine becomes easy when you are the personal whipping up the products.
On top of cleansing your beauty routine and taking control, homemade skin care allows you to feel good about yourself. Yes, you will look and feel better with natural products, but you will also feel good about being proactive. Change can be hard; however, when it comes with amazing benefits, it’s hard not to smile about it.
Moreover, the ability to make your own natural skin care products at home will feel like a superpower. When you realize you need a new cream or soap, you don’t have to go to the store to get it. All you have to do is put on your apron and start mixing. The feeling will seem so addictive that you may not know when you stop creating lovely, natural beauty products. That’s alright, you can always share them with your lovely ones.
Finally, one of the most significant upsides to switching to natural and homemade skin care is how much you will learn. Fruits, vegetables, and herbs will no longer be things you just eat, they will be potent ingredients for your next beauty product. The natural world is filled with amazing vitamins that have potent properties. Learning about oils, superfoods and the like is valuable information that can help you improve your health
Additionally, a more botanical approach to beauty also fits into a simpler lifestyle. Implementing all-natural ingredients into your daily routine helps fight free radicals, reduce stress and slow ageing. Plant-based skincare has proven to be more than a trend. Think about the ubiquitous aloe vera that has soared in popularity. Natural ingredients like aloe provide use with mother nature’s healing powers.
In short, there are plenty of reasons for you to change to natural and homemade skin care. This kind of routine allows for cleaner and more simple beauty, which means saying goodbye to the mess. By making your own skin care at home, you can take complete control of your beauty regimen. Not to mention, crafting your personal skin care can help you feel like you are the only master of your beauty fate. Of course, natural skin care also means that you will be able to promote healthier, more plant-based alternatives to those that you find on the shelves in stores.
Overall, there’s lots to love about making this important switch. If you haven’t already, consider taking steps to make your beauty routine more natural. As for homemade skin care, you won’t know how much you like it until you try it. Check out Wapo’s tutorial on how to make Aleppo soap. Leave us a comment to let us know how your soap came out!
About our blogger:
Ashuni Pérez is an American writer based in Valencia, Spain. She has a passion for natural beauty and the environment. Ashuni loves to cycle and drink smoothies in the sun. Follow her on Instagram at @ashuuuuni