Harmful Chemicals in Skin Care Products

Learn to read your skincare product ingredients. Do your skincare products contain any of these toxic ingredients? If so, it is time to look for alternatives. While the FDA does have laws regarding the use of toxic ingredients, there are some ingredients that have been cleared by the FDA, are common in traditional skincare products, yet are still harmful to human body when used in doses over time. These are the ingredients you want to avoid in your skincare products. Somaluxe products will never include these toxic ingredients.

Home Remedies for a UTI

Foods that are high in Vitamin C will make your urine more acidic and that will stop the growth of harmful bacteria in your urinary tract. Some people prefer to take a Vitamin C supplement while they have a UTI. This is the reason we have included Vitamin C in our Cranberry Concentrate w/ Vitamin C, as the combination of the Vitamin C and the other ingredients in the formula create a powerhouse fighter for that harmful UTI bacteria.

Harmful Skin Care Ingredients for Women & Pregnancy

Butyl paraben, IIsoparaben, Methyl paraben, and Propyl paraben are chemicals widely used as preservatives in the cosmetic industry to prevent the growth of bacteria, mold, and yeast. It is a low-cost synthetic preservative used by many large cosmetic brands. Cosmetic empires have funded studies that might prove its safety. Likewise, the FDA has not regulated its use in the cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries. Parabens have been linked to carcinogenicity and estrogenic effects. Estrogen stimulates breast cancer, and these chemicals have estrogen-mimicking qualities. It is a medical fact that chemical absorption through the skin is 10x more concentrated compared to an oral dose. These chemicals have been identified in biopsy samples from breast tumors. Parabens can also contribute hormonal imbalances, sterility, and developmental disorders. These chemicals are found in body washes, deodorants, facial cleansers, makeup, moisturizers, shampoos, shaving gels, and spray tans.

glycolic mask with blueberries

Healing Rosacea with Redness Repair

The Redness Repair Moisturizer contains natural and organic ingredients that have been proven natural remedies for rosacea redness. Below, we breakdown the ingredients of this moisturizer, and why these ingredients work so well to remove rosacea redness.

Oils for Treating Rosacea

Rosehip oil is one of the most coveted natural ingredients in beauty products to address premature signs of aging such as fine lines, wrinkles, stretch marks, hyperpigmentation, etc. It contains Vitamins A, Vitamin E, and essential fatty acids. This oil is also used for psoriasis, dermatitis, eczema, and burns. The naturally occurring linoleic acid in rose hip oil holds anti-inflammatory qualities that help soothe damaged capillaries that cause redness. Rosacea and acne-sufferers love rosehip oil for its anti-inflammatory and calming properties.

redness repair cream

How Sleep Affects Skin

The restoration process during sleeping includes the production of new collagen. The inflammatory cells in the body accelerates the breakdown of collagen and hyaluronic acid. Collagen and hyaluronic acid give the skin its glow and bounce.

PET Plastic Bottle Safety

PET plastic does not contain BPA. BPA, or Bisphenol A, is a common chemical found on plastic bottles labeled with the plastic code "7." PET is the kind of plastic marked with "1" which can be seen at the near bottom of most bottles. Read more about the safety of use PET plastic bottles.

Detoxing for Weight Loss

As a colon cleanse, some practitioners believe the seed husks settle in the intestinal tract causing the tract to become irritated. This allows the body to expel its intestinal contents. Psyllium is known as a bulking fiber. This is a type of fiber that adds bulk to loosen stools. Psyllium expands and forms a mucous-like accumulation in the intestines that draw in water. This enables the husks to cleanse the intestines by excretion. Read more about healthy ingredients that can make the body detox.

Why it works: The Somaluxe Moisturizer

Hyaluronic acid is a powerful anti-aging ingredient. A moisturizing humectant that is naturally found in the skin, this acid works to give skin a sturdy texture. The highest levels of hyaluronic acid are found in newborn children, but slowly decrease with age. This is why it is necessary to recharge the skin with this artificial substance. Read more about the organic ingredients in the Somaluxe Moisturizer and why they work.

Hyaluronic Acid for Lip Enhancements

Diminishing hyaluronic acid causes the skin to lose elasticity and volume, which is when folds and wrinkles start to appear. One of the features of your face that will age are your lips. Nowadays, numerous dermal fillers can be injected to your lips, and around the mouth, aside from getting botox and lip surgeries.

Complete Daily Facial Kit

The texture of the moisturizer is like an apothecary - a nice fresh scent, that has a creamy texture and absorbs into the skin while leaving it with a glow. It re-texturizes and rehydrates your skin - you will see a refined glow.

Foods for Healthy Female Skin

Skin gets damaged when it is impacted by free radicals. One poerful way to fight free radicals is by consuming polyphenol antioxidants - which are found in high concentrations in pomegranates. Polyphenol help control blood flow in skin and enhance circulation. This leads to a "skin glow".

Heal Skin from a Harsh Winter

The mask works with your skin’s natural elimination processes to remove impurities. Scrubbing the mask on the skin during application increases blood circulation to skin cells and stimulates glands for an even skin tone.