What exactly is natural skincare? This should be easy, right? Well, unfortunately, there is no clear definition of natural when it comes to beauty products. To make it worse, in the US, there is no regulation for the use of the word "natural" on cosmetic labels. Any company can put natural on their label regardless of what is in the skincare product. Don't worry, I have some tips to no only help you define natural, but I will also give you ways to spot true natural products based on your definition.
What makes pomegranate seed oil so special? I'll cover what makes up pomegranate seed oil, its benefits and uses.
Pomegranate seed oil, Punica granatum, is a carrier oil and is cold pressed from the seeds of the pomegranate fruit. Pomegranate seed oil typically comes from the Middle East, the Mediterranean and India. Pomegranates have a long history of religious and cultural symbolism. Some believe pomegranates symbolize fertility or eternal life. Pomegranate seeds and juice are believed to have numerous health benefits. So, it comes as no surprise that pomegranate seed oil can be very beneficial to your skin and hair.
So you love essential oils. Maybe you diffuse them around your house, or even apply them topically. Essential oils have amazing benefits and can smell heavenly, but are also very potent. Did you know it takes about 30 roses to produce 1 drop of essential oil? You want to know how to safely use essential oils especially while pregnant or breastfeeding. Perfect! I've got you covered. I'll go over general safety concerns, which essential oils to avoid while pregnant and breastfeeding, safe topical use guidelines, general safety tips to avoid unpleasant reactions, storage tips for maximizing the lifespan of your essential oils and a few safe alternatives to essential oils.