The beauty market is saturated with products claiming to work moisturizing miracles. Some work okay, others work better than ok. However while many department and drug store moisturizers do what they claim, they may contain toxic chemicals that, in the long run, are bad for you, your skin and the environment. Nature has provided us with plant oils and proteins that are proven to perform wonders, including these three natural moisturizers great for dry skin:


Coconut Oil

Pure coconut oil is a wonderful moisturizer for the skin and hair. Coconut oil is rich in emollients which soften the skin and encourage moisture retention, as well as antioxidants that aid in wrinkle reduction.Fijian Islands 100% Virgin Coconut Oil is unfiltered, organic and

has not been tested on animals.

Shea Butter

Shea butter, made from a naturally derived tree nut, is high in vitamins A and E and contains fatty acids that help the skin absorb and retain moisture. Moisturizers containing Shea butter feel thick and silky, leaving the skin smooth and supple. Image Ormedic Balancing Bio Peptide Crème works well for on all skin types and ages in any climate. It also contains organic ingredients and is not tested on animals.


Aloe Vera is a well-known treatment for healing sunburns and minor cuts; aloe is even added to tissue to keep one’s nose from becoming dry and red from a cold or allergies. Aloe also contains useful hydrating properties; making it a good, natural ingredient for skin and face moisturizers. Astara’s Radiance Renewal Intense Moisturizer contains aloe leaf extract, avocado oil, Shea butter and other natural plant oils that provide intense hydration for dry or mature skin.

At we offer skincare and beauty products that strive to be better for you and the environment. For information on moisturizers containing coconut oil, Shea butter or aloe, as well as other skin care products containing natural moisturizers, contact us.

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