You have probably heard about the soothing and calming benefits of Lavender but how can it benefit your skin and in which products should you look for Lavender?
In terms of your skincare products, Lavender’s soothing and calming properties make it an ideal ingredient for those with sensitive or stressed skin. If you have sensitive skin look for a cream cleanser, a serum or a moisturiser with lavender. Lavender not only soothes skin but it also contains antioxidants which help to protect the skin against damaging and ageing environmental factors. It can also help to reduce redness.
Lavender is also a great ingredient for those with acne prone skin as it possesses antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, antiviral and healing properties.
Lavender in hair care products can help to promote hair growth by increasing blood circulation and it soothes dry, itchy scalps which helps to eliminate dandruff. It is a beneficial ingredient in hair conditioners as it conditions hair leaving it strong and shiny.
It is not only calming and soothing to skin but also to your mind, Lavender has a relaxing effect and helps elevate nervous tension and stress so look for lavender in soothing balms and moisturisers as well as room and relaxation sprays.