There are many benefits to making your own anti-aging creams, serums and face treatments.
In the US major loopholes in federal law allow the cosmetics industry to put thousands of synthetic chemicals into personal care products even if those chemicals are linked to cancer, infertility or birth defects. At the same time as untested chemicals have been steadily introduced into our environment, breast cancer incidence has risen dramatically.
Certain ingredients in commercial anti-aging products actually are fillers and preservatives such as talc, mineral oil, paraffin, and petrolatum. These chemicals coat the skin like plastic—clogging pores and creating a build-up of toxins. They slow cellular development creating earlier signs of aging. They disrupt hormonal activity.
You can certainly make your own anti-aging moisturizers, eye creams and more!
Over the next few days, we’ll be spending some time talking about natural toners, cleansers, moisturizers and eye creams.