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Moisturisers: Natural vs New Age

Moisturisers: Natural vs New Age

When it comes to moisturisers, there is no shortage of choice in the Indian skin care market. From organic remedies to retinol based applicants, the options are endless. Not sure if you should go for a natural face moisturiser or experiment with some new age skin care solutions for your skin’s nourishment? Let us help!


Natural Face Moisturisers

This product category refers to organic products that use ingredients such as honey, coconut, olive oil, and other natural ingredients. Natural moisturisers often rely on unprocessed options, this can lead to shorter shelf life, but assures that you get a skin care solution that is natural and traditional in a sense, free of parabens, mineral oils and synthetic ingredients. We recommend using natural moisturisers for oily skin.


Conventional Moisturisers

Tried and tested, the term conventional moisturiser refers to moisturisers which balance tradition and science. Such as NIVEA Soft, which contains vitamin E and jojoba oil along with a mix of ingredients such as aqua, minerals and seed oils. Tried, tested, and much more versatile, these moisturisers can provide nourishment that is to provide your skin with moisturisation that is more intensive and long-lasting. These moisturisers are best suited for dry and sensitive skin.


Chemical-based Moisturisers

Using ingredients such as hyaluronic acids, niacinamide and ceramides, companies around the world are developing moisturisers that are effective in hydrating and nourishing skin extensively. However, new age skin care products tend to be priced on the higher side, and are only ideal when recommended by a dermatologist. When used incorrectly, these products can lead to skin reactions and end up doing more harm than good. Therefore, these are only ideal for skin that is resilient and requires extensive care.

Now that you have a better understanding of the different types of moisturisers, you can experiment and choose the option that works best for you! Just remember, any skin care product requires time to show real results. Choose wisely.
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