This part of cosmetic ingredients is just as important for professional crafters of skin care products as is for amateurs (DIYers). Preservation ingredients make our products safe and antioxidants prevent rancidity, so they are both essential for healthy skin.
The reason why many of us started making our own skin care products is avoiding potentially harmful ingredients, so why would we want to use preservatives in them? The answer is simple-because of safety. I know you’ve seen numerous articles and recipes across the Internet that don’t suggest using preservatives, but there are some important reasons why you should consider their use. Microorganisms live in water that can be found in many creams, lotions, and other products with the water phase.