Biologically active substances (BAS ) in cosmetics : juniper, mint, carrots, cereals

Dairy products (milk, cheese, yogurt, sour cream, yogurt) contain a balanced composition of easily digestible fats, proteins, carbohydrates and mineral salts, have nourishing, softening effect.Dairy products are often used in the formulations of whitening and tightening mask.

Juniper ordinary - an evergreen shrub of the cypress family.It is widespread in Europe, the forests, in the Urals, Western and Eastern Siberia.The juniper berries contain essential oils, sugar, resins and organic acids.In the cosmetic industry as an extract used in toothpastes.

Carrots - a well-known vegetables.The roots contain vitamins B1, B6, E, K, C, PP, amino acids, pantothenic and folic acid, essential and fatty oils, calcium, phosphorous, iodine, iron, copper, cobalt, and a lot of carotene.

Carrot infusions and decoctions reduce inflammation in the oral cavity.Carrot juice helps stomatitis.Raw carrots are applied to burns, prolonged healing wounds, ulcers.With the purpose of treatment is also used carrot seeds are rich in

flavonoids.In cosmetics, use an extract of carrot seeds in the composition of toothpaste and hand cream.


cereal flour contains a large amount of starch, easily digestible proteins, fats, minerals and vitamins.It has tonic, enveloping and softening action.It used as a nutrient, but also for thickening cosmetic compositions.Most often used oats, corn, rye, wheat and barley flour.

Peppermint - a perennial herb of the family Labiatae.Cultivated in the Ukraine, Moldova and the North Caucasus.Leaves and cultivated for them derived from the essential oil of which main component is menthol.In

mint leaves also contain flavonoids, phytosterols, carotenoids, chlorophyll, vitamin E. peppermint leaves, essential peppermint oil and menthol obtained from oils are widely used in medicine and food industries.

menthol has a slight anesthetic effect and reduces the sensitivity of nerve endings.It is used topically.Essential peppermint oil and menthol, peppermint oil extracted from commonly used in cosmetics intended for oral care and shaving creams.