June 24 2018 – Talya Cayce
At BodyBlendz, we’re not just about fierce and fabulous beauty. We’re also about protecting your skin from damage. That’s why all of our products only contain natural and cruelty-free ingredients that nourish your beautiful body. This means that we don’t include any toxic mineral oils. The effects of mineral oils have often been debated upon in the beauty world. While some believe it to be purely beneficial, we’re here to tell you that it just isn’t so. Find out the potentially harmful effects of mineral oils, and how they compare to our products, right here.
It Prevents Your Skin From Breathing
Your skin is your body’s biggest organ. It needs to be able to breathe so that it removes toxins from your system. If your skin is unable to breathe, however, it won’t be able to do its job. This can cause your body’s health to suffer. Rubbing mineral oils on your body causes it to suffocate, prevents oxygen from penetrating your skin and increasing the risk of diseases and illnesses.
Our Blac Chyna X Blendz Range is full of skin-saving products that contain Black Bamboo Powder. This is known to kill any toxins lingering on your body. Not only will your body feel 100% clearer, but it will also be protected from potential illnesses that threaten to harm your glowing skin.
It Causes Premature Ageing
Mineral oils can attract moisture from cells deep within your skin. This can prevent new skin cells from forming, and cause collagen to break down. Collagen helps increase skin strength and elasticity. It’s basically the glue that holds your skin together, making your body nice and firm. When collagen production stops, however, this can cause your skin to age, creating fine lines and wrinkles.
With the use of our Collagen Facial Masks, your face will be protected from signs of ageing. Just wearing one of these soothing masks for 30 minutes a few times a week can have instant effects. Not only do they contain collagen, but they are infused with Natural Moisturising Factor (NMF) that keep your skin soft and firm.
It Clogs Your Pores
Because they’re highly refined, mineral oils are highly “comedogenic”, which means they are likely to trap oils in your skin. This can cause your pores to clog up, due to the protective barrier that mineral oils form on your skin. The barrier can also trap existing bacteria that are already lingering on your skin, increasing the risk of breakouts.
BodyBlendz knows how irritating clogged pores can be, which is why we only include natural ingredients that help unclog them. Our Sweet Citrus Facial Scrub is perfect for use on your face, containing natural oils such as bergamot oil. This helps to unclog pores, as well as balancing oil production and decreasing the appearance of acne.
It Causes Sun Damage
Mineral oils don’t absorb into the skin due to its large molecular size. This causes it to remain on the surface of the skin, making it a reflector of the sun. As a result, it leads to more sun damage, resulting in discolouration, dryness and the likeliness of skin cancer.
BodyBlendz provides you with products that protect your skin from UV damage. Our popular range of Coffee Scrubs contains essential oils that moisturise, hydrates and exfoliates. They also contain Vitamin E, which protects your skin by forming a natural barrier that doesn’t absorb sunlight. Instead, it prevents signs of ageing and keeps your body toned, smooth and youthful.