The 100% Natural Skin Care Handbook

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Table of Contents

Introduction Into The Handbook

I’m happy you’ve made it this far. It means you are actively seeking better solutions in taking care of your skin while dealing with such a delicate skin condition such as acne.

Please scan the products below to find ones that may be of interest to you. Remember, I or Focus:Acne is in no way affiliated with any of these companies. This is honest research that is a better solution than any other commercial products you’ll find.

Harmful Ingredients That These Products DO NOT Contain

The product showcased below do not contain ingredients that are harmful to your skin, such as:
Benzoyl Peroxide, Salicylic acid, Amino acids, Ammonium laureth sulfate, Ammonium laurly sulfate, Benzophenones, Benzylhemiformal, BHT or BHA, Carrageenan, Coal tar derivatives, DEA (diethanomlamine), Diazolidinyl urea, DMDM hydatonin, Fluorides, Formaldehyde, Germall 1 15, Germall II, Homosalate, Hydrolyzed protein, Hydrogenated oils, Imidazolidinyl urea, MEA (monoethanolamine), 4-methyl-benzylidene camphor (4-MBC), Micronized minerals, Mineral Oil, Nayad, Octyl-dimethyl-PABA, Octyl, methoxycinnamate, Padimate-O, Parabens (butyl-, ehtyl-, methyl-, propyl-), PEG, Petrolatum, Propylene glycol, Processed proteins, PVP/VA copolymer, Quarernium-15, Quaternium-18, Silicones, Sodium hydroxymethyl glycinate, Sodium laureth sulfate, Sodium lauryl sulgate, Stearalkonium chloride, Synthetic fragrance, Synthetic color, FD&C, D&C, Ext. D&C colors, Tale, TEA (triethanolamine), Yeast extract

Blemish Care Preparations

Botanical Skin Works

  • Acne Treatment Gel
    A light effective gel that fights bacteria. This gel can be used on spots to help with cleansing infected areas. Helichrysum, Comfrey and Manuka Oil and Honey are the active ingredients in this gel that makes it work. Can be used day or night as a spot treatment. Easily worn under makeup.

Burt’s Bees

  • Herbal Blemish Stick
    Say goodbye to your troubled skin. This blemish stick contains 10 natural herbal ingredients including willowbark, nature’s version of salicylic acid, to help clarify skin. Combined with tea tree and juniper oils, known for their antiseptic and astringent qualities, and calendula to help redness, this concentrated formula keeps your skin clear, naturally. Hello, flawless skin!

Miessence

  • Purifying Blemish Gel
    A potent and powerful blend of healing and calming organic herbs and flowers, including purifying thyme, healing plantain, clarifying echinacea and soothing marshmallow. Contains the potent properties of organic lavender, lemon myrtle from country Queensland and tea tree from the forests in northern New South Wales.

Paul Penders

  • Rescue Blemish Away
    Always keep this “emergency” treatment at hand to quickly heal and clear blemishes. Simply dot on the affected area at bed-time and by morning, wake up to clear, radiant skin. Helps correct breakouts and minimizes the appearance of minor imperfections. Restores balance to blemished skin. Includes LevensESSENTIE Gold® – a mixture of 22 certified organically grown herbs – a traditional formulation which is the pride of Paul Penders.

Facial Masks

Aroma Bella

  • Deep Pore Mask
    A natural clay cleansing mask created to absorb oil and grime deep within enlarged pores. This exclusive combination of natural ingredients will help remove surface cellular debris and stimulate facial circulation. The aromatic oils of Clove and Tea Tree have been added for their antiseptic and rejuvenating benefits.
  • Gentle Moisture – Replenishing Mask
    This lemon grass-scented mask has the special ability to lift and firm the skin without any drying or chaffing. Its therapeutic ingredients pnetrate and stimulate sliggish facial glands. It soothes and nourishes dry, dehydrated skin, leaving it with a silky-soft feel. The hydrating properties of watermelon and banana included in this luxurious mask, instantly quench dry and dull skin leaving it with a radiantly youthful appearance.

Dr. Hauschka

  • Facial Steam Bath
    Stimulates the blood circulation, Encourages the skin’s detoxification processes, Moisture and warmth open the pores and loosen blackheads prior to application of Cleansing Clay Mask ia a Herbal extracts disinfect and soothe the skin.
  • Cleansing Clay Mask
    The tightening action of the clay drying on your face pulls the impurities out of your pores.
  • Rejuvenating Mask
    Softens acne scars, Normalises dry, pale skin with large pores, Stimulates dry skin to produce more moisture & Stimulates pale, depleted skin after stress or illness.

Miessence

  • Soothing Mineral Mask (sensitive skin)
    Specifically formulated with iron oxide rich red clay and soothing organic chamomile, st john’s wort and lavender to calm and tone the skin. Renews the skin’s surface, promoting a smooth, clear texture.
  • Purifying Mineral Mask (oily/problem skin)
    Specifically formulated for problem skin with natural green clay, organic echinacea and witch hazel to tone and purify the skin. Contains the wonderful properties of organic lavender, lemon myrtle from country Queensland and tea tree from the forests in northern New South Wales.
  • Rejuvenating Mineral Mask (dry/mature skin)
    Natural white clay, organic horsetail and nettle to help renew the skin’s surface, promoting a smooth, clear texture.
  • Balancing Mineral Mask (normal/combination skin)
    Natural pink clay, organic marshmallow and calendula to help absorb and lift surface impurities and renew the skin’s surface.

Nature’s Brands

  • Herbal Choice Natural Facial Mask
    Balance combination skin by using an all natural mineral clay mask. Applying a facial mask at least once a week revitalizes skin by bringing the circulation to the surface while cleansing and removing dead layers of skin and blackheads. Your skin will feel smooth and refined.
    Herbal Choice’s All Natural Facial Mask is a mineral clay without chemicals and preservatives. Clay is composed of mineral deposits and is rich in minerals that nourish and tighten the skin. It is important to deeply cleanse your skin at least once a week. The apple cider helps tone the skin and also preserves the product.
    Directions: Apply and allow to dry until the skin feels tight and revitalized. Once dried wash your face with a cotton wash cloth and gently remove.

Terra Naturals

  • Anti Aging Nourishing Face Mask
    Clay helps draw out impurities, boosting the cleaning powers of the mask. Bentonite absorbs oil and dirt, helpful in cleansing clogged pores. Powdered honey and aloe soothe and moisturize the skin. Comfrey leaf powder helps heal and regenerate skin cells.

Terressentials

  • 100% Organic Flower Therapy Flower Acid Facial Masque
    A beautiful detoxifying facial treatment that’s an antioxidant powerhouse! Completely natural and organic flower and fruit acids, vitamins and anthocyanins in a purely refined powder. Superbly nutritive for your skin and easy to use! Just mix with pure water for gentle exfoliation and rejuvenation of tired or weathered skin. Enough for approx. 18-26 treatments.

The Organic Make-up Company

  • Mud Mask
    Ingredients: dead sea mud, organic essential oils of lavender and lemongrass.

The Vital Image

  • Clay Masque
    Detoxifies, refines pores, heightens circulation, tightens skin and retains precious moisture, Skin looks smoother and firmer with healthy color.

Moisturizers

Aroma Bella

  • Moisture Rich – Intensive Day Cream
    This vegetarian herbal moisturizer has been formulated with the richest, most rejuvenating plant oils. This luxurious creme, with its abundant supply of GLA and Antioxidants, helps to preserve the moisture barrier function of cell membranes, thus nourishing and hydrating the skin.
  • Purifying – Balancing Lotion
    This luxuriously light lotion restores moisture without clogging oilier complexions. It leaves the skin feeling soft and natural.
  • Moisture Rich – Nourishing Night Cream
    Enriched with Vitamins A, C & E, this repair cream lavishes extra care on facial tissues during the restful hours of sleep thus activating its full rejuvenating potential.
  • Whitening – Fade Cream
    A soft and luxurious cream with potent brightening botanicals that work to reveal clearer, lighter looking skin.

Dr. Hauschka

  • Moisturizing Day Cream
    Activates the skin’s natural moisturising processes, Regulates and balances the oil and moisture content of the skin & Protects the skin.
  • Rose Body Moisturizer
    Regulates the moisture content of the skin, Maintains the elasticity of the skin.Maintains the skin’s pH balance, a slightly acidic natural protective layer & Moisturises dry skin and soothes sensitive skin.

Paul Penders

  • Hydrating Control Serum
    Your skin needs adequate moisture to maintain its suppleness, softness and full radiance. This botanical skin treatment is rich in vitamins, ceramides, liposomes and powerful antioxidants to help reverse the signs of aging and accelerate the formation of healthy new skin cells. Helps to maintain skin moisture levels.

Terresentials

  • 100% Organic Fragrance-free Moisture Cream
    Elegant simplicity! Organic, chemical-free, fragrance-free and super-rich deep moisturizing cream, the perfect solution for even the most extra-dry, sensitive or irritated skin. Soothes and protects the face, hands and all over. Pamper your delicate exterior with nature’s finest moisturizer, 100% organic cold-pressed shea toulou (“tree butter”). Widely esteemed for its emollient, skin-rejuvenating unsaponifiables, this precious cream is expressed without solvents from the exotic shea nut. Contains only 100% organic shea nut butter. Great for people who tend to “react to everything.” This is a very rich, pure butter that contains no water to diminish its moisturizing effect. A tiny amount goes a long way!

The Vital Image

  • C-serum + MSM
    Wash skin with Face & Body Wash, Pat in the Grime Fighter to neutralize water toxins–chlorine, set the pH, Optional: for incredible diminishing lines and wrinkles, pat in Collagen Builder (skin plumper), let it absorb.
  • Lipid Complex
    All of our skin nourishers are water soluble due to the magic of COPS ( Charged Organic Particles). They feed and beautify your skin. When severe conditions call for extra protection, you are in control with Lipid Complex. Add just a few drops to your application of Skin Renewal Complex or other nourisher. The COPS in the nourisher act on the Lipid Complex to make a rich, water soluble nutrient to make your skin feel and look moist, smooth and beautiful!

Shaving Creams

Botanical Skin Works

  • Men’s Bay Lime Shave Gel
    An alcohol-free, gentle, and soothing shave gel that uses the healing powers of comfrey to soothe as you shave. A fresh and enticing scent sure to enhance your shaving routine. Jojoba acts as a humectant and creates a protective film over the skin and hair shaft that helps keep moisture in.
  • Men’s Bay Lime Beard Conditioning Oil
    This dual-purpose oil conditions your beard as well as your skin with a light, sesame oil-based formula. Excellent for use on bald heads, cuticles and elbows. Jojoba acts as a humectant and creates a protective film over the skin and hair shaft that helps keep moisture in. This beard oil is soothing to the skin and softens the hair. The beard oil is quickly absorbed into the skin and hair leaving it soft and supple.
  • Men’s Bay Lime Soothing After Shave
    A light, gentle alcohol-free aftershave that leaves your skin soft, supple, and ready to tackle the elements. The healing powers of Aloe Vera soothe the skin, and aide in healing and protecting your skin from the effects of shaving. A fresh and enticing scent sure to enhance your shaving routine.

Simmons Natural Bodycare

  • Aloe Vera Shaving Soap
    Cut round to fit your mug in style, this 2 ounce superfatted soap works up a rich & luscious, creamy natural lather. Enriched with Aloe Vera.

Soaps, Scrubs and Skin Cleansers

Aroma Bella

  • Gentle Moisture – Cleansing Lotion
    A mild yet effective herbal cleansing emulsion designed to thoroughly clean the skin while protecting its natural moisture balance. Used daily, this 100% vegetable cleanser leaves skin refreshed, moist and supple with new refined texture.
  • Gentle Moisture – Herbal Facial Polish
    This revolutionary jojoba bead scrub exfoliates without harming healthy cells. It helps dissolve dirt and grime leaving a supple complexion. Scented with candy mint, this polish gently sloughs away dry and impure surface cells leaving the skin fascinatingly soft.
  • Calming – Soy Milk Exfoliant
    This gentle buff includes 100% vegetarian proteins that help fade visible signs of dry and dull skin leaving it clear and luminous.

Aubrey Organics

Blue Moon Herbals

  • Dance of the Fairies Crystal & Herb Bath Brew
    Enliven your senses…turn out the lights and beckon the fairies to come hither and dance…A sweetly aromatic mélange of orange peel and leaves, violet leaves, honeysuckle infusion (psychic powers), violet essence, spearmint, roses, passionflower (tranquility),

Botanical Skin Works

  • Acne Bar
    Excellent for Oily, Acneic and Hormonal Imbalance. The Acne Bar is one of our top sellers since 2002. This effective acne fighter helps to clear the skin by deep cleaning bacteria out of the pores without stripping the skin. You will be amazed at the difference in your skin after one week of use.
  • Herbal Foot Scrub
    A hardworking foot scrub that delivers. For overworked feet, hard calluses and damaged heels, this scrub will leave feet soft and silky using natural botanicals and organic herbs.
  • Herbal Foot Wash
    The best natural antibacterial soap for tired, sore, aching feet. Soak for 15 minutes to relieve your feet from the day’s work.
  • Men’s Bay Lime Shower Gel
    A thick rich natural gel that cleans and moisturizes without stripping your skin. This natural shower gel leaves you smelling and feeling great!

Burt’s bees

  • Peppermint Shower Soap
    Refresh your mind, spirit and body while invigorating your senses with this french-milled body bar bar rich in peppermint oil. Ground almonds gently buffs skin after a day in the outdoors, while the fresh scent of peppermint gives you the wake up call you need, no matter what time of day.
  • Citrus Spice Exfoliating Shower Soap
    Ground herbs, almonds and spices work gently to exfoliate and invigorate your skin, leaving it refreshed and reviatlized. This rich natural soap is scented with a classic blend of essential oils including orange, patchouli and cinnamon for an extra lift.

Common Sense Farm

  • Fresh Mint Hand & Body Cleanser
    There’s nothing quite like a bath or shower with a good cleanser… nothing like the clean smell and the feeling of refreshment. If you frequently need to wash up, the generous portion of moisturizers in our formula can help keep your skin from drying. We blend together mild coconut-based cleansers, adding just enough water for proper consistency. Then we mix in pure vegetable glycerine and water soluble castor oil for their excellent moisturizing properties. To this we add salt for stable consistency, citric acid for balanced pH, and pure plant oils for fragrance. Common Sense Hand and Body Cleansers are excellent by the sink, the tub or the shower.

Lavender Bath

  • Lavender Bath
    Lavender Bath contains essential oil of lavender, which used regularly at night calms nervous tension and promotes sound sleep. The bath concentrates support the other skin care products – Lavender is very good for sensitive, couperose skin conditions.
  • Lemon Bath
    Lemon Bath contains essential oil of lemon which refreshes your mind and body. The bath concentrates support the other skin care products – Lemon is very good for oily, dull skin.
  • Rosemary Bath
    Rosemary Bath contains essential oil of Rosemary which warms and vitalises the body. The bath concentrates support the other skin care products.
  • Sage Bath
    Recommended for refreshing and revitalising tired, swollen and burning feet. Helps feet which tend to feel cold and which suffer from callouses. Revitalising the entire body, especially after sport and over-exertion.
  • Spruce Bath
    The essential oil of spruce brings warmth and vitality to pale, tired skin, calming the body and soothing mental and emotional exhaustion.

Morrocco Method, Int’l

  • Feng Shea Facial Scrub
    Our new facial scrub is excellent for exfolliation of old skin cells and optimum for regrowing new rejuventated skin cells. Use daily as a facial wash for both men and women. Start with warm/hot water for facial wash and rinse with cool/cold water for a refreshing facial spa treatment. Safe and beneficial for the entire family! Available in a large eight ounce size.

Natural Health Supply

  • Olive Oil Liquid Soap
    Each bottle contains 8 fluid oz of homemade vegetarian Olive Oil Liquid Soap. Ingredients are olive oil, water, lye, vitamin E oil and citric acid only. Contains no propyl alcohol, no fragrance and no dyes. Only pure vegetarian liquid soap from Self Health Resource Center.
  • Pearl Olive Oil Bar Soap
    Pearl Olive Oil Bar Soap contains olive oil, organic virgin coconut oil, palm kernel oil, purified water and lye only. There are no artificial fragrances, emulsifiers, waxes, dyes, preservatives or other additives. Pearl Olive Oil Bar Soap is made in small batches by the Self Health Resource Center.

Natures Brands

  • Herbal Choice Handmade Unscented Soap
    Herbal Choice’s Handmade Natural Soap is made the same traditional way soap has been made for centuries. This handmade unscented soap bar is excellent for the whole family to use regardless of skin type, including sensitive skin. This wonderful pure and natural soap foams easily while delicately cleansing your skin.
  • All Natural Facial Scrub
    Natural, 100% chemical free, paraben free, preservative, detergent and additive free.
  • Herbal Choice Facial Wash Liquid Normal to Oily Skin
    Detergent & Sodium l. Sulfate Free. 100% Natural Made With Organic Ingredients. Animal Friendly All Vegetarian Formula. Safe, Gentle, Biodegradable & Earth Friendly.
  • Herbal Choice Body Wash Lavender
    Premium quality ingredients that are safe and almost edible. Gently cleanses and improves your skin’s health and appearance. Contains pure herbal extracts and essential oils of lavender, rosemary, ginger and calendula. Safe for the entire family and for every day use.

Simmons Natural Bodycare

  • Bar Soap
    Soothing to irritated skin. Good for oily skin. Our classic naturally soothing oatmeal soap now has a NEW fragrant spicy twist!

Terressentials

  • Flower Therapy Detoxifying Facial Cleanser
    This gentle deep-cleansing gel is the first step in removing water-soluble toxic pollution without stripping the skin. No detergents or pore-clogging oils. Suitable for all skin types.
  • Flower Therapy Exfoliating Facial Toner
    Essential second step in removing oil-soluble pollutants and for improving skin clarity and texture. Helps to reduce blotchiness and dullness. Use several times daily for superior results. Suitable for normal to oily skin.
  • Lavender Garden Body Wash
    Do you need a luxurious, relaxing moment? Escape into our delightfully intoxicating Lavender Garden and revel in sweet bliss. Experience uplifting sensations of harmonious balance as your skin is gently cleansed and conditioned with this unique pure, natural castile body wash.
  • Cool Mint Body Wash
    Looking for some excitement? Jump into the shower and wake up with our minty cool, stimulating body wash. A totally refreshing experience that cleanses your body, clears your head and jumpstarts your mind. Dive in! You’ll be tingling ALL over.
  • Left Coast Lemon Body Wash
    Treat yourself to a walk through an organic citrus grove on a warm sunny day. Close your eyes and inhale…sweet, spicy, zesty. This energizing, organic, skin-conditioning body wash will leave you feeling fresh and clean.
  • Sultry Spice Body Wash
    Mystery, adventure, romance. East meets West in this incredible ambrosia, blending a unique, natural castile cleanser with organic essential oils and organic skin-conditioning botanicals from around the world. Luscious, sexy and relaxing. Share it with a friend!
  • Organic Fragrance-Free Gentle Bath Gel
    This truly unique, low-foam castile cleansing gel, made from skin-softening organic olive and organic jojoba oils and organic botanical extracts, is truly the gentlest imaginable. Ultra-mild for sensitive individuals. A friend to dry skin. Great for shaving, too!

The Vital Image

  • Face and Body wash
    A detergent-free, natural skin cleanser lifts impurities from your skin, sets the pH in preparation to optimize the use of the other Renewal formulations.
  • Grime Fighter
    Great for everyone Toner/Cleanser & Skin Prep: dissolves dirt, bacteria, chlorine, sunscreen-chemicals and eye make-up, sets the pH of skin to dramatically improve absorption & performance of Complexes & Cleopatra’s Dream. Skin environment is enhanced to fight toxins, bacteria and to augment skin-cell metabolism. All natural, uses herbs, not chemicals–deep pore cleanser, toner, detoxifier, makeup remover, skin prep.
  • Waterless Cleanser Toner
    Eliminate negative, premature aging, toxic effects from chlorine, fluoride or hundreds of other toxic chemicals contained in city water that weaken skin. Prepare skin to achieve maximum nutritional benefits from your Vital Image skin-care routine.
  • Skin Oxygenator
    Oxygen is a critical element to our health and life. Immediately on applying Skin Oxygenator to skin you will experience superbly enhanced skin health.
  • Oily Skin Cleanser
    A chemical-free, 100% natural skin cleanser for very oily skin. This gentle, thorough cleanser emulsifies oil, helps de-clog pores. Excellent releaser of blackheads, is non-drying. Suggested only for those with very oily skin; alternate its use with the Face & Body Wash.

Young Living

  • Bar Soap – Lemon Sandalwood
    Lemon-Sandalwood Cleansing Soap™ combines exquisite fragrance with all-natural ingredients to cleanse, soothe, and soften skin. Young Living’s bar soaps are created through a proprietary process that minimizes the presence of skin-drying alkali salts, which are a major cause of dryness and irritation.
  • Bar Soap – Melaleuca Geranium
    Melaleuca-Geranium Bar Soap™ is made with pure botanical oils that are easily absorbed, while the essential oils of melaleuca, geranium, and vetiver soothe and moisturize, creating healthy skin naturally.
  • Bar Soap – Morning Start
    Morning Start Bar Soap™ will get your day off to a great start with an energizing blend of four essential oils and all-natural ingredients that soothe and moisturize while cleansing your skin.
  • Bar Soap – Peppermint Cedarwood
    Peppermint Cedarwood Bar Soap™ combines the invigorating scent of peppermint, the cleansing power of cedarwood, and a blend of natural ingredients to soothe and cleanse the skin.
  • Bar Soap – Sacred Mountain
    Sacred Mountain Bar Soap™ has a unique hypoallergenic vegetable base with naturally occurring moisturizers. Formulated to minimize the presence of alkali salts, a major cause of dryness and irritation.
  • Bar Soap – Thieves Bar Soap
    Thieves® Cleansing Soap is enriched with the powerful Thieves essential oil blend, moisturizing plant oils, and botanical extracts to help cleanse, purify, and promote soft, healthy skin.
  • Bar Soap – Valor
    Valor® Moisturizing Soap combines the empowering scent of Valor essential oil blend with all-natural ingredients to cleanse, soothe, and moisturize.
  • Bar Soap – Lavender Rosewood
    Soothe and soften the skin as you cleanse with a nourishing all-natural formulation of ingredients such as aloe vera, jojoba oil, and nature’s finest lavender essential oil.
  • Evening Peace Shower Gel
    Blends the most natural botanical ingredients with therapeutic-grade essential oils to relax tired muscles and help soothe away stress and tension. An ideal way to end the day.
  • Morning Start Shower Gel
    Morning Start™ Bath & Shower Gel gets your day started right with an invigorating blend of the finest essential oils added to naturally cleansing and moisturizing botanicals.
  • Sensation Bath & Shower Gel
    Sensation™ Bath & Shower Gel combines an enchantingly fragrant mix of oils used by Cleopatra to enhance love and increase desire with the finest natural ingredients to create a sensational bath time experience.

The Best Products

We know that this is an extensive list, even though it is only a small morsel of the numerous amount of skin care products that are available to the acne sufferer.

Perhaps you want to know which of these products are most effective? Truth be told, any of these products above certainly won’t make your skin condition worse. For that reason, they are a big improvement then mostly all commercial products you’ll find.

However, these products will still only treat the superficial symptoms accompanied by acne. They do not treat the root cause. Stay tuned for some more e-mails that talk more about this concept – as well as some tips which you can use to start improving your skin immediately!