Looking younger is the goal of many people around the world, and a lot of those people are willing to do just about anything to get a more youthful appearance. Unfortunately, the pursuit of youth means some of those people give no thought to what they slather on their faces, and that includes potentially harmful chemicals. Perhaps that’s why getting an organic night anti-aging cream is becoming an increasingly popular way of reducing the signs of getting older.
Why Use Anti Aging Creams
There is nothing wrong with wanting to look younger, not at all. The problem is that too many people pay more attention to inflated advertising claims than the actual ingredients used to make the products. While it’s true that some of these chemicals can be safe, they are still chemicals and that can be a very disturbing thought.
The general principle behind all night time anti-aging creams is the same: You apply the cream at the end of the day and leave it on while it goes to work. Some creams need to be rinsed off before falling asleep, and others are meant to be kept on all night. Be sure to read and follow all of the directions that come along with whatever cream you’re using.
Organic Anti Aging Cream Ingredients
A true organic night anti-aging cream will be made with ingredients found in nature, but you have to be careful. Every jurisdiction has different rules for using the word ‘organic’. What that means is that you have to read the list of ingredients, as well as look for any proof that the product is organic. A good rule of thumb is to see if you can easily pronounce all of the ingredients, if so, then it’s a good sign that it really is organic. However, if you practically need a chemistry degree to get through the ingredients, then you should be suspicious of any claims of it being organic.
You can also read the packaging to see what the company says about its products being organic. You shouldn’t expect a lengthy explanation, but at least a quick note about the ingredients. There are some third party companies that will certify products as being organic, but they all have different standards. So, a “certified organic” seal of some kind may be a mark in favor of the organic night anti-aging cream, but that in and of itself is not conclusive proof.
One question you may have is “why does it matter?” Let’s answer that question with another question: Why would you put anything on your skin if you don’t really know what it is? That’s what it comes down to. Of course some of those chemicals may work, but how do you know? Are you secure enough to completely trust the manufacturer to have your best interests at heart? Multi-syllable, unpronounceable ingredients have their place, but is that place on your face? You can rest easy when you use an organic night anti-aging cream because you know what’s in it.
Anti Aging Face Cream Recipe
1/4 cup Avocado Oil
1 tablespoon Beeswax
2 tablespoons Coconut oil
1 tablespoon Shea Butter
6 drops Essential Oil (any that you prefer)
5 drops Vitamin E Oil
1/2 tablespoon Arrowroot Powder
Place avocado oil, beeswax, coconut oil, and shea butter into a mason jar. Place the mason jar into a pot filled with approximately 2 inches of water. Heat mason jar in pot until contents have melted. You can use a double boiler if you prefer. Remove mason jar from pot. Add essential oils, vitamin E oil, and arrowroot powder to mason jar. Mix ingredients until combined into a creamy mixture. You can transfer the cream to another container, or store in mason jar.