Skin is called the largest organ of the body. Natural skin care is taking care of ones skin with products which are derived from natural ingredients such as flowers, roots, oils and herbs. These are combined with agents like surfactants, preservatives, emulsifiers and humectants. These are all carrier agents which occur naturally.
The classical interpretation of natural cosmetics amounts to products which are sourced from botanical resources (currently) formed by, and existing in nature. This aught to be completely free from the use of synthetic or machine made chemical agents. They are also supposed to be manufactured in a way, which preserves the purity of its ingredients.
Those who are particular about using natural products, usually make them at home from natural resources. However there is a big hype around natural skin care products in the modern world of cosmetics, and many skin care parlors and spas are completely focused on using naturally derived cosmetics. Many companies have also started making natural products and selling them in the market for skin care now.
Natural skin care products were first made in 4th millennium BC, in the Middle East and China. The Egyptians are also lauded for developing many unusual skin care treatments for a variety of skin ailments. Some popular natural skin care ingredients are rose hip, sun flower oil, jojoba, seed oil, aloe vera, witch hazel, beeswax, shea butter, tea tree oil and chamomile. Most of these natural skin care ingredients can be custom made for individual skin types like - oily skin, dry skin, sensitive skin etc. They can also be improvised and cultivated into quality natural products for different skin conditions.
Natural skin care means much more then the mere application of these lotions and gels on the body. This depicts a holistic philosophy, dedicated to all aspects of natural health care in terms of caring for the body. People who concentrate on the use of nature made products are less bothered about the artificial aspects of beauty care and believe in equating good health to real beauty.