The Best Cleansing Ingredients for Skin

Believe it or not, many skin cleansers are not so “clean.”  That is, they contain a lot of chemical fillers that are supposed to help you achieve cleaner skin, but they leave behind some pretty nasty ingredients.  When your goal is clean, refreshed, radiant skin, there is no reason to use harmful toxins that can actually irritate skin and wreak havoc in the body.

Nature has a special way of cleaning, which is pretty obvious when you have the chance to see un-developed environments and habitats.  At Natura Veda, we aim to bring that same purity to our products.  That starts with cleaning skin with the most effective, yet gentle, natural ingredients.  Our Gentle Foaming Facial Cleanser does that by using a unique blend of plant-based compounds to remove dirt and oil and lock in moisture.  Three of the most important of these ingredients are coconut oil, plant-based glycerin and aloe vera. 

Cleaning your skin is the first and most important step to skin care.  More important than any other product in your skin care arsenal, your cleanser will be used multiple-times daily and should be as natural as nature itself.  As the name implies, a cleanser is meant to sanitize and remove impurities from your skin.  This can be achieved abrasively, as many common mass-market products are designed to do.  Or it can be done gentle, as nature intended. 

Natura Veda’s Gentle Foaming Facial Cleanser gets its natural cleansing and moisturizing properties from coconut oil.  As a natural gentle anti-bacterial agent, coconut oil is high in antioxidants that help protect and heal skin cells.  Coconut oil is a safe and mild natural ingredient for all skin types, even sensitive skin.  It is especially terrific at removing make-up that settles deeply into pores.  But never fear, coconut oil does its job quiet effectively without harsh chemical additives.  And coconut oil helps prevent dry skin too.

Another crucial ingredient in our facial cleanser to help skin remain hydrated is plant-derived glycerin.  Also known as glycerol, this natural byproduct of plant oils is edible, just like coconut oil.  It is essentially a combination of fatty acids that can be used in cosmetics, personal and skin care items rather than alcohol.  One of the greatest benefits of vegetable glycerin is that it’s a humectant, which means it attracts moisture to the skin.  While many cleansers can strip the skin of moisture, natural glycerin replenishes skin’s moisture.  Plus, it helps make our cleanser more soluble, absorbing deeply into skin to extract impurities and hydrate cells. 

Our third incredible skin-loving facial cleanser ingredient is aloe vera.  You may have heard of applying aloe vera leaves directly to skin to teat sunburn, but it can have the same wonderful healing effect on your skin daily when added to a facial cleanser.  In addition to relieving sun burnt or sun damaged skin, aloe is an excellent treatment to counteract and prevent acne and improve skin elasticity to avoid wrinkles.  Like coconuts, aloe vera contains antioxidants to combat free radical damage from the sun, food and other environmental and lifestyle choices. 

With 100% natural ingredients, our Gentle Foaming Facial Cleanser is ideal for all skin types.  It is perfectly pH balanced to deeply clean, repair and rejuvenate skin.  The light foam consistency spreads smoothly and feels silky on the face and you’re left with spotless, sparkling, hydrated skin.  When you’ve used our facial cleanser combined with any of our daytime or nighttime moisturizers, you and your skin will feel the difference, the Natura Veda difference. 

Erin Stieglitz
Erin Stieglitz