Moisturizers are designed to hydrate the skin thus making your skin more pliable and softer. In addition, applying a moisturizer offers protection against dehydration, repair dry scaly skin and postpone the effects of aging.
Simple and effective moisturizers can be made at home from two or three ingredients. However, store bought moisturizers contain a complex composition of ingredients and chemicals. In addition, the cosmetic industry claims their moisturizers will reduce wrinkles, fight aging, and hydrate the skin, etc., with no scientific proof at all.
Oily Skin - use an oil-free, water based product or recipe
Dry Skin - use a thicker, oil-based product or recipe
Combination/Normal Skin -use a light, hydrating product or recipe
Sensitive Skin - select a gentle, fragrance-free product or recipe
Furthermore, store bought moisturizers with their complex chemical formula, can cause allergic reactions to the skin, such itching, burning, stinging sensationsRead More »from Moisturizing - the key to hydrated skin