The Benefits of Floral Ingredients
By: Guest: Elise Miller ~
Flowers have been used for thousands of years and their healing properties prove to soothe the skin time and time again. From rose petals to calendula flowers, floral ingredients in skincare have the power to ease the mind, tone the skin, provide vitamins and fight against cell damage, to name just a few of the long list of benefits that comes from flowers. Bodyceuticals products are packed with various floral ingredients that are bursting with vitamins and natural skin restoring qualities. Now, that’s some major flower power. Check out these wonderful healing floral ingredients and floral skincare products to add to your routine.
Not only do roses make for a beautiful bouquet, but roses are also filled with nourishing powers that have the ability to keep the skin feeling refreshed. Rose is a natural hydrator and toner that is perfect for plumping and moisturizing the skin. Rose is filled with vitamins and antioxidants so whether you have oily, dry or combination skin, roses will help support your skin making it smooth and soft. An extra bonus is that this gorgeous flower is a mood booster and can help stimulate the mind, promote positivity, ease anxiety, and inspire romance. Rose is an astringent, which means it can help cleanse the skin, tighten pores, and dry out excess oil. It also has the ability to ease redness and calm the skin from flare-ups. Equipped with Vitamin C and E and anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties, rose will give your skin a boost of moisture and collagen. Bodyceuticals Rose + Calendula Facial Mist is a refreshing mist that can be used morning and night to prep your skin for moisture or for a pick-me-up during the day.
Calendula, also known as the “flower of the sun”, has anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties. Calendula can help reduce inflammation and promotes growth of new blood vessels and nerve cells. This flower can also help protect the body against free radical cell damage as well as build collagen. Calendula is powerful in treating psoriasis and eczema symptoms and works wonders on dry skin. Use Bodyceuticals Calendula Oil as your ultimate skin healer; use this oil on the body and face, as a massage oil, in the bath, or as a cleanser when mixed with water. You can find this incredible flower in all our products, except the berry beauty drops.
Neroli Blossom from the bitter orange tree isn’t just a heavenly scent that is often used in perfumes, neroli can also treat acne, promotes cell regeneration and improves elasticity. Neroli is bursting with moisturizing properties and even helps to regulate sebum so that your skin doesn’t become too oily. Another beautiful benefit of Neroli is that it can reduce stress and anxiety and help ease PMS and menopause. Use Bodyceuticals Neroli + Calendula Firming Creme on the face, neck, and chest as a fresh moisturizer to tone and plump the skin during your skincare routine.
Lavender is a powerful flower that has the ability to purify, calm and cleanse. Lavender can help heal tissues and lessen scarring. This lovely flower is boosting with antimicrobial properties that help prevent infections and combat bacterial and fungal issues. Lavender is high in antioxidants, eases skin irritations and even calms redness on the skin. Use Bodyceuticals Calming Herbal Steam that is packed with lavender as a soothing and stress-relieving practice by breathing in this powerful steam and then using the herbs as a soak or hair rinse.
You may have heard that having a cup of chamomile tea will provide you with a calm mind and the same goes for your skin. Chamomile works wonders at soothing the skin, calming redness, and fights against inflammatory skin conditions. Chamomile can also protect your skin from environmental damage. This cute little flower is quite powerful. Use Bodyceuticals Calendula + Flower Essences Facial Cleanser that uses chamomile as a soothing agent to help keep your skin feeling soft and clean.