Basil has anti-bacterial properties making it an ideal cleansing ingredient. These coupled with its anti-inflammatory capabilities means that it kills acne-causing bacteria as well as reducing swelling and redness.
Basil helps to moisturise and nourish skin while also soothing irritations and leaves skin with a soft, smooth and even texture.
Basil contains antioxidants that bring anti-ageing benefits, they protect skin from damaging and ageing environmental pollution and stress. These antioxidants help to boost the growth of new skin cells which gets rid of dead dull skin cells, removes dirt and keeps skin looking healthy and radiant. The antioxidants also help to tighten the skin and reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and age spots leaving skin looking smooth, supple and glowing.
Basil is also known to help with stress and anxiety by calming and relaxing your mind.