Summer is nearly here. As the temperature rises, and the days grow longer, we spend more active time outside and expose more of our skin to the elements. While the warm summer sun feels good, overexposure can cause damage and breakouts.
There’s no shortage of skincare products available at your local pharmacy or department store. But what’s in them?
Many contain manufactured ingredients such as parabens, phthalates, and synthetic fragrance. These common chemicals can create hormonal imbalances and have been linked to the development of certain illnesses. Anything that you put on your skin gets absorbed into your bloodstream, so it’s essential to take care that you know your ingredients.
The good news is that you don’t have to douse your body in unpronounceable ingredients and chemicals to keep it healthy, soft, and blemish-free. Here are 3 all-natural recipes for summer skin care:
Tea Tree Oil Acne Treatment
Clear your complexion
An essential oil that comes from the Melaleuca tree in Australia, this extract is antimicrobial and can be used to treat acne or cuts. You can find it in the beauty section of your local health food store.