Specialty Clinic
Medical clinic in Hondo, Texas
Address: 606 31st St, Hondo, TX 78861
Phone: (830) 426-7855

Pamper Your Skin With Natural Hand and Body Lotion

Undoubtedly, it's extremely important to have healthy skin not only for attractiveness, but also for your good feeling. Skin also lives and breathes, so it needs good care. In the course of time our cell renewal process slows down and skin becomes drier and more problematic. This is the time when a person need help of good hand and body lotion. A high-quality hand and body lotion should be made of only natural ingredients derived from plants and vegetables. A moisturizing hand and body lotion helps skin to maintain its elasticity and to prevent premature skin ageing.

There're special skin nourishing oils and butters which are added into a high-quality hand and body lotion. They include:

Shea Butter: takes part in creating a breathable and water-resistant film moisturizing skin. Natural Shea Butter contains Vitamins A and E necessary for repair skin damage. Natural Shea Butter also effectively protects skin from the sun's UV rays, softens and heals damaged and aged skin. It's better to use natural shea butter that is unrefined or is refined by a natural filtering process. The refining process makes a shea butter lighter in color and removes nutty scent.

Cocoa Butter: is mostly used as a soothing ingredient that also removes dryness and improves the skin's elasticity. Cocoa Butter is a yellowish vegetable applied to soften the skin. Its advantage is that it's solid at room temperature but melts on the skin. Cocoa Butter is produced during the manufacture of cocoa and chocolate. It's highly effective in preventing and even removing stretch marks, protecting damaged skin, curing skin irritations, removing wrinkles on neck, around eyes and mouth.

Sunflower Oil: contains Vitamin E, A and D that possess smoothing properties when added into hand and body lotions. It's easily absorbed into the skin and is often used for massage products. It's extremely useful for dry, aged, weathered, and damaged skin.

Jojoba, Olive, Grapeseed, Avocado and Sweet Almond Oils are good ingredients of hand and body lotions. Thus, Jojoba Oil is excellent for mature skin, while Grapeseed Oil is effective when used for acne and oily skin. Avocado Oil is absorbed by the skin easily and Sweet Almond Oil can be used for all skin types.

Other ingredients of lotions include:

Vegetable Glycerin: is effective for softening and soothing skin being highly hygroscopic and is able to keep moist in skin for a long time. Glycerin is available in vegetable (oil, palm or coconut) and animal derived forms.

Emulsifying Wax: Lotions are produced from oil and water and an emulsifier helps to bind the oil and water together being also a thickening ingredient. Emulsifying Wax can be plant or petroleum based.

Stearic Acid (Palm): thickens, emulsifies, binds, and stabilizes hand and body lotions. It's produced from vegetable and animal fats and is subjected to a hydrogenation process for convert into the final product. 100% Palm derived stearic acid is the best one as it has no chemicals, emulsifiers or other agents.