A face cream is actually a mixture of water and fat bound by an emulsifier to homogenize the whole and give a beautiful creamy texture …
Water phase: water
Fatty phase: mineral oils (paraffin), refined vegetable oils, silicone
Emulsifier: synthetic PEG
Active ingredients: synthetic molecules, natural extracts, UV filter
Gelling agents: synthetic origin Polymers
Perfume of synthetic origin
Preservatives of synthetic origin parabens, phenoxyethanol, EDTA (irritants and carcinogens)
You should know that perfumes are the number one category for the number one of adverse effects associated with their use.
All these products are totally inert, bring nothing to the skin but have the advantage of being cheap for industrialists! This can represent up to 40% of your cream …
Silicones that bring softness to the product but not necessarily to your skin. These are indeed occlusive and “choke” the skin. They are very little biodegradable and also pollute our waters.
Water phase: water and or hydrosol
Fatty phase: butter and vegetable oils extracted by first cold pressing
Emulsifier of vegetable origin: favors the fat / water mixture
Natural assets: plant extracts, minerals, essential oils
Gelling agents: natural gum
Natural fragrances: aroma, essential oil
Natural preservatives or approved in organic cosmetics
Pay attention to the composition of your face cream (all your cosmetics) that you use, because the components of conventional cream are not harmless!
Nothing beats a natural face cream composed of 100% natural ingredients that respect your skin and the environment!