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Think about this: human beings are dangerously approaching the 8 billion population mark. It is estimated that each person generates 5.91 pounds worth of trash on a daily basis, with 4.4 becoming waste. Sadly, the cosmetic industry has played a leading role in this problem as it contributes to 120 billion units of forest-destroying packaging per year.
In order to understand the meaning behind the term “mindful beauty” or Mindful skincare”, it is important to first understand the root of the whole idea of “mindfulness”.
Our skin already contains oils! Sebum is one of them. It is an oily substance secreted by specialized glands in the skin called sebaceous glands containing a mixture of fatty acids, triglycerides, wax esters, cholesterol and squalene that keeps our skin moisturized. In addition to sebum, the outer layer of the skin also contains lipids and free fatty acids.
The hair on our bodies are there for a reason – they help regulate body temperature, provide protection against the environment and they heighten our sense of touch. Other than that, hair in certain parts of the body contribute to our overall appearance, such as the hair on our scalp. These are the reasons why taking good care of our hair is important.