Archive for June, 2012

The Benefits of Olive Oil in Skin Care Products

June 30th, 2012

Olive oil has been a Mediterranean cosmetic and culinary staple forever. You might have read about it in history books –the ancient Romans used it in their baths to collect dirt and sweat.

Sadly, today we have embraced health and beauty products made from primarily synthetic ingredients. But, olive oil is prized for its lubricating properties for skin and hair because it is brimming with vitamins A and E.  Plus olive oil contains a triterpene called squalene that is highly valuable, which has antioxidant properties and is believed to inhibit UV damage.

Using olive oil based skin care products also help maintain and restore skin’s elasticity, and when used after a bath or shower, can help the skin to retain hydration by inhibiting water loss.  Herbalix Supreme Solution body moisturizers contains high concentrations of not only olive oil, but also skin nourishing emollients including sweet almond oil, avocado oil and rice bran oil (which also contains squalene).

The Herbalix Supreme Solution Intensive Body Moisturizers are quite potent, water-free moisturizers that are formulated for both men and women.  They are free of petroleum products, propylene glycol, parabens and other synthetic ingredients. Herbalix moisturizers deliver a heavy dose of lubrication to parched skin.  They are available in either fragrance-free versions or suffused with fresh and invigorating essential oils including clary sage essential oil, grapefruit essential oil, blood orange essential oil and cinnamon bark essential oil, among others.

Supreme Solution moisturizers are very intense, unlike most commercial lotions. In order to receive the full benefit, one must massage the lotion deeply and thoroughly to allow the nourishing oils to penetrate fully.  Once fully absorbed, Herbalix Supreme Solution Body Lotion will provide continuous skin softening properties for hours on end.

It’s important for your skin to look as radiant as possible.  Before heading out to the beach or any sun-intensive summer destination, try treating your skin to a natural, soothing and luxurious Supreme Solution Intensive Body Moisturizer.

For more details about Skin Solution Intensive Body Moisturizer, visit us at www.herbalix.com.

Benefits of Herbalix Organic Skin Care for Oily Skin

June 25th, 2012

A fallacy that is believed by many is that the skin care necessary for oily skin needs to be harsh in order to be effective. All you have to do is peruse the skin care aisles at the drugstore to see cleansers and other skin care items that are chock full with moisture stripping, synthetic chemicals. These types of products can actually contribute to oily skin by stripping and drying the skin. Instead, consider trying organic skin care products for your oily skin.

Oily skin can be tricky to manage. The large amount of sebum produced by oily skin is frustrating as it can lead to a shiny face and makeup that slides off your face halfway through the day. What is most difficult to manage is acne and clogged pores. Oily skin tends to be more acne-prone than other skin types. This is because the sebum produced mixes with bacteria in the pores and those clogs cause acne pimples. Treating oily skin with chemical-ridden cleansers and moisturizers with the mission of reducing sebum can actually backfire. The harsh chemicals dry the skin out too much and that causes it to produce more sebum. It’s a vicious cycle. As an alternative, choosing soothing Herbalix organic skin care can help balance the sebum, keep oily skin balanced, all without stripping natural oils.

Some of the most valuable ingredients, that are often found in organic skin care items like natural goat’s milk soap, are coconut oil, almond oil, and of course goat’s milk. First used by the Polynesians, coconut oil is ideal for all facets of skin and hair care. The reason that it’s perfect for use on oily skin is that it has antibacterial properties that can help prevent and treat acne. Herbalix offers nourishing goat’s milk soap with coconut oil that is a pure treat for oily skin.

Goat’s milk is also ideal for oily skin because it reduces alkalinity. It also has a PH level that is very similar to the skin. The fatty acids in goat’s milk have anti-fungal properties as well. These factors add just the necessary moisture to keep oily skin from looking greasy, while also promoting an even-toned complexion.

Those with serious acne and oily skin may end up on a topical prescription medication at some point. If that’s the case, it’s crucial that the rest of your skin care routine is gentle. You especially don’t want to use over-the-counter soaps and moisturizers. Organic skin care items are the way to go.

Go to http://www.herbalix.com to shop for natural goat’s milk soap and other organic skin and hair care items.

Which is better –Bar or Liquid Goat’s Milk Soap?

June 19th, 2012

Bar soap has been around for many, many centuries –and it was first used just for hand washing. The market eventually became flooded with shower gels, also known as body washes, which quickly became a popular alternative to bar soap.

The question that many consumers ask is which is better – goat’s milk bar soap or liquid goat’s milk soap? Basically there is really no real difference between the two except user preference.  Medical doctors and nurses seem to prefer liquid soap dispensers for hygiene purposes, along with ease of use with the pump.

Bar soap is usually round, oval or square-shaped, and the look and function went unchanged for many hundreds of years until non-soap formulas appeared on the market. Next, liquid products, primarily used for hand washing, soon flooded the marketplace and we began to see shower gels, body washes, and more – all of which were a popular alternative to bar soap.

Of course there are advantages and disadvantages to either the bar soap or the liquid soap. Consumers complaint about regular detergent-based bar soap because it washes away more than just dirt, leaving skin dry.  Goat’s milk bar soap leaves skin soft and supple.

Another thing many consumers notice and complain about — the slimy, sticky mess that bar soaps leave behind in your soap dish. Herbalix liquid goat’s milk soap is the same price.

For more information about Herbalix goat’s milk soap products please visit: www.herbalix.com