5 Natural Beauty Ingredients You Need in Your Routine

30 October 2022   |   Salty Diamond

some natural beauty products

1. Red Clay

Red clay is a great ingredient to include in your beauty routine. It is great for oily skin and combination skin. You can use it in multiple ways - as a mask, as a scrub, and even as a spot treatment. Red clay goes well with rosewater, as well as aloe vera gel.

    How to Use :
  • Mix a spoonful of red clay with rosewater to create a thick mask. Apply it over your face and neck, and allow it to dry. Once dry, scrub away with plain water then continue applying your skincare as usual.
  • Mix ½ teaspoon of red clay powder with 2 teaspoons of aloe vera gel. Apply it over your face and use circular motions to scrub it over your skin and neck. Wash off after a few minutes of scrubbing.

2. Rosewater

Rosewater is a versatile ingredient to add to your skincare routine. You can use it as a toner, and it is a great liquid to mix with clay masks and other powders. Rosewater can help hydrate your skin and also balance your skin's pH.

    How to Use :
  • After cleansing your face, apply a generous amount of rosewater on your face and allow it to absorb. Then continue your skincare as usual.
  • You can mix it with any organic powder such as rose petal powder, clay powder, and lotus powder.

3. Sandalwood Powder

You can include sandalwood powder in your skincare in multiple ways. Not only does it works great as a scrub, but it is also known for its skin-brightening properties. It can also be used all over your body to exfoliate and promote healthy skin.

    How to Use :
  • Take 1 teaspoon of sandalwood powder and add some rosewater to it to create a paste. Apply it to your face, or body, and then allow it to dry. Use warm water to scrub the mask on your skin using circular motions. Wash it off after scrubbing for a few minutes.
  • Mix 1 teaspoon of sandalwood powder with a pinch of turmeric. Add 2 teaspoons of rosewater. Mix it well then apply it to your face. Let it dry, then wash it off with warm water.

4. Aloe Vera Gel

Aloe vera gel is an amazing ingredient that can help your skin and hair. You can use it along with other ingredients as well as on its own. This is an incredibly hydrating ingredient, but it is great for both dry and oily skin types.

    How to Use :
  • You can apply it directly to your face and leave it on for 10 minutes. Then wash it off with cold water. This will give you hydrated and soft skin.
  • Add a few drops of almond oil and argan oil to 3 teaspoons of aloe vera gel. Apply it to your hair and massage it on your scalp. Let it sit for an hour or two then wash it off using shampoo. This will give you soft and shiny hair.

5. Coconut oil

Coconut oil is a great oil to include in your haircare routine. It is not recommended to be used on your face, as it can clog your pores, however, it is a great oil for your scalp.

    How to Use :
  • Apply it directly to your hair and massage it on your scalp for a few minutes. Let it sit on your hair for a few hours. Wash it off using shampoo, then condition your hair.
  • You can also mix other oils with coconut oil such as argan oil, and almond oil to create a hair mask.