How Aventurine Delivers Anti-Aging Benefits

Science has shown that skin cells use circadian genes to detect the passage of time and determine their daily rhythm of repair and regeneration. This delicate cycle can be upset by UV rays and pollutants, leading to dull skin and wrinkles, while also reducing skin cells’ ability to repair themselves.

Instead of using harmful petrochemicals, SLS (sodium laurel sulfate) and paraben-based beauty and healthcare products to protect against skin aging, you should consider using natural based products like ancient cultures did.

There aren’t many ways to stop time, but a natural substance might be able to slow it down. Gels and lotions infused with the gemstone known as aventurine can turn slow down the clock on connective tissues, providing anti-aging benefits that come from the skin-protecting power of this gemstone.

Aventurine comes in many different colors in nature, including the typical green but also yellow, orange, blue, grey, or even brown. In terms of healing effects, aventurine has many positive traits. Aventurine benefits the thymus gland and nervous system. It balances blood pressure and stimulates the metabolism, even lowering cholesterol. Aventurine has an anti-inflammatory effect and eases skin eruptions, allergies, migraines, and soothes the eyes. It heals lungs, sinuses, heart, and muscular and urogenital systems.

In a spiritual sense, aventurine is associated with the heart chakra (which is depicted as green in color), and is considered a stone of luck. This gem is often used in abundance rituals and is sometimes kept in cash registers or piggy banks.

In Japan, facial tools made from green aventurine are reported to gently smooth the skin and neutralize the effects of electromagnetic pollution on skin – these offending rays come from computers, televisions, and other electronic equipment. You could also try putting a small tumbled (polished) aquamarine stone right in your bottle of toner, cleanser, or body spray.

Of course, wearing aventurine is always an option, and this stone can be found fashioned into beads or even carved amulets in varying shapes. Look for jewelry incorporating aventurine in the color that appeals to you most.

About Kristals Cosmetics
Kristals Cosmetics has unlocked the holistically healing power of gemstones to promote vibrant, radiant skin with a deep range of products, including creams, masks and serums. Kristals complements its gemstone-infused skincare products with leading-edge ingredients designed to pair perfectly with precious gems, including peptides, niacinamide and Vitamin C.

Natural Skin Savers

Sure you can go to the local pharmacy or big-box store to find modern remedies for practically any skincare ailment that might arise. But wouldn’t you feel better about yourself, your budget, and your planet if you make use of all-natural products, right in your own home, and right from your own cupboard?

Some Natural (and Delicious) Skin Remedies to Try

Apple cider vinegar. This fruity condiment is great on salads, but it can be an ally against acne as well. Try using it on a cotton pad in place of a toner and feel the tightening effects on your pores. Apple cider vinegar is also useful for treating dandruff. Mix equal parts vinegar and water in a spray bottle, then spray your scalp after showering and let dry.

Honey. Instead of purchasing a complexion mask in a plastic tube or shiny foil package, go to the pantry for your pampering. Before your next shower, slather some honey on a clean face and leave on for 15 minutes. It will wash right off with warm water, and you’ll be treated to a moisturized, smooth face.

Oatmeal. If your skin seems dull and you feel the need for exfoliation, try oatmeal. Pulse store-bought oats (not the instant kind) in your blender once or twice. Mix the miniature flakes into a squirt of your regular cleaner and apply to your face using a circular motion. Sensitive skin will love this treatment.

Granulated sugar. Wanting a more aggressive facial scrub but want to skip the skin-damaging walnut or apricot hulls in the drugstore brand? Try adding a small amount of granulated sugar to a little of your facial cleanser or liquid body wash (aim for about equal amounts) and rub in circular motions over your face, arms, legs – really, anywhere you’d like to smooth out.

Coconut oil. Commercial makeup removers contain solvents and other chemicals to dissolve the oils and pigments in cosmetics. Try a small blob of organic, raw coconut oil (you’ll find it in the baking or oil area in a well-stocked or natural grocery store) instead. Use your fingertips to warm and soften the coconut oil, and then gently rub into the skin and eyelashes. Just as gently, use cotton pads to remove. You can wash with cleanser after this or leave the coconut oil on overnight as a moisturizer.

About Kristals Cosmetics
Kristals Cosmetics has unlocked the holistically healing power of gemstones to promote vibrant, radiant skin with a deep range of products, including creams, masks and serums. Kristals complements its gemstone-infused skincare products with leading-edge ingredients designed to pair perfectly with precious gems, including peptides, niacinamide and Vitamin C.

Why Rock Crystal is Rock-Solid for Skincare

Pure quartz, traditionally called rock crystal or clear quartz, is colorless and transparent or translucent. The dominant mineral in quartz is silicon.This stone has often been used for noteworthy ornamental carvings, such as the Lothair Crystal. The classic “crystal ball” is typically made of rock crystal. Other varieties of quartz contain colors and include citrine, rose quartz, amethyst, smoky quartz, milky quartz, and others.

Uncut clusters of rock crystal are organic treasures and look like crystal cities of fantasy stories. In a natural setting, the long and tapered clear prisms of quartz project upward from a common base. These are true mineralogical wonders found in various parts of the world. The cost of good-sized clusters of rock crystal is quite affordable.

Beyond being a beautiful ornament to your home, quartz can also contribute to your own personal beauty. Many skincare companies are now incorporating high rock crystals into their products, with the intention of harnessing the healing power of crystals. It’s a growing trend that is definitely turning heads and also providing real benefits.

Finely ground rock crystal makes an excellent exfoliator, able to remove dead and dry cells and leave skin smooth and even-toned. Quartz can also be added to other skincare products, including lotions, lip balms, and even bar soaps.

Quartz-containing products can also be designed to positively affect your mental and spiritual well being, leading to beneficial changes both inside and out. Quartz has been said to add energy to everything and anything. It contributes focus and clarity, and enhances sensitivity to others’ energies. Having a piece of quartz in your living space will affect the energy in that area. You might even consider carrying a piece of quartz with you, in your pocket or purse.

Clear quartz is considered an April birthstone, making it easy to find many types of birthstone jewelry containing quartz stones. Although rock crystal gems may be found in a variety of shapes and different configurations, based around the natural hexagonal crystalline structure, it does not really matter which one of these shapes you choose.

Read a review of the Kristals Cosmetics rock crystal products line at Jess Oshii here.

About Kristals Cosmetics
Kristals Cosmetics has unlocked the holistically healing power of gemstones to promote vibrant, radiant skin with a deep range of products, including creams, masks and serums. Kristals complements its gemstone-infused skincare products with leading-edge ingredients designed to pair perfectly with precious gems, including peptides, niacinamide and Vitamin C.

Kristals Cosmetics Tips: Crystals That Enhance Beauty

Humans have been intrigued by the metaphysical powers of crystals for centuries. And one topic that has long been a point of fascination is the impact of crystals on beauty. For example, many cultures believed that wearing crystals such as opal, aquamarine or amber would enhance the beauty of the wearer. Indigo, rose quartz and garnet are other crystals that seem to promote inner beauty.

As it turns out, some of these metaphysical properties of crystals on beauty also translate to real, tangible properties, in the form of crystals used in skincare and beauty products. The skincare and beauty researchers at Kristals Cosmetics harness the following crystals in their line of beauty products.

Kristals Cosmetics Tips: Crystals That Enhance Beauty

#1 Rock Crystal
When ground into a fine powder, rock crystal serves as a powerful exfoliator to enhance beauty. It removes dead skin cells and leaves the skin smooth and evenly toned. Kristals Cosmetics adds vitamins A and E to soften the skin in its Rock Crystal Instant Skin Polisher.

Read a review of the Kristals Cosmetics rock crystal products line at Jess Oshii here.

#2 Rose Quartz
Rose quartz is a crystal that has been used to enhance beauty since ancient times. For the skin, rose quartz has the power to boost the immune system and stimulate new cell growth in products like Kristals Cosmetics’ Rose Quartz Oil Free Hydrating Cream.

#3 Amethyst
Amethyst has the power to draw toxins from the body as it purifies, revitalizes and nourishes the skin. This makes it a powerful crystal in beauty in products like Kristals’ Amethyst Oxygen Instant Energizing Cream.

Read a review of Kristals Cosmetics’ Amethyst Oxygen Instant Energizing Reviving Treatment at the New Spirit Journal here and see our Amethyst Oxygen Instant Energizing Activating Serum featured in FabFitFun! You can also check out the entire Kristals Cosmetics Amethyst product line reviewed in Currently Crushing.

#4 Sapphire
Wisdom is beauty, as well, and the precious crystal sapphire has long been known as the wisdom stone, bringing a sense of calm and peace through clarity and knowledge. Kristals Cosmetics harnesses this crystal for beauty in various products, including its Sapphire Retinol Firming & Lifting Eye Serum.

About Kristals Cosmetics
Kristals Cosmetics has unlocked the holistically healing power of gemstones to promote vibrant, radiant skin with a deep range of products, including creams, masks and serums. Kristals complements its gemstone-infused skincare products with leading-edge ingredients designed to pair perfectly with precious gems, including peptides, niacinamide and Vitamin C.