Lavender (Lavandula officinalis) – major key ingredient in Herbally Radiant beauty formulations:
Popularly known as Lavender, and derived from the Latin word ‘lavare’(meaning cleansing), it has been in use in a variety of medicinal and beauty formulations since historic times - even Romans used lavender oils in perfumes and as cleansing agents.
It will be useful to learn the curative and healing properties of this wonder plant as it is being used in large number of beauty and skin care products everywhere.
ACNE : In their book “Milady’s Skin Care and Cosmetic Ingredients Dictionary,” Natalia Michalun and M. Varinia Michalun note that oily and acneic skin benefits from lavender-oil infused products that inhibit bacteria. The ingredient also works as an astringent and helps in normalizing oil production.
Redness Reducer : According to Linda Walker’s “The Skin Care Ingredient Hand Book,” lavender oil’s natural soothing properties and ability to reduce inflammation allow it to treat skin redness and conditions such as burns, eczema and psoriasis. Aggravated skin caused by stress can be calmed by lavender, as it also has stress-relieving properties.Wonderful Healer : Lavender’s role as a normalizing agent extends to wounds and damaged skin. According to “Milady’s Skin Care and Cosmetic Ingredients Dictionary,” the ingredient can help stimulate new cell growth and regeneration. It also mentions that Lavender’s skin-improving benefits can occur quickly, as the skin is able to absorb lavender oil speedily.
To harness the wonderful properties of Lavender, Herbally Radiant has been using it among the key ingredients for making excellent organic beauty formulations. These formulations have been designed to act effectively and gently in combination with selected herbs and plant-based chemicals. Its use especially in dealing with acne cases has been immensely beneficial to the customers.
Effective Beauty ingredient: Lavender essential oil also has anti-bacterial properties. In combination with other essential oils, it becomes an effective formulation in face cleansers, moisturizers, body lotion, shampoo and conditioner. It repairs any damage caused to skin due to sun or atmospheric pollutants. The anti-aging products launched by HERBALLY RADIANT, namely: Rejuvenating and Radiant ranges, contain lavender which, along with other ingredients like aloe, extract of green and white tea, vitamin E and many others produce long lasting results, enhancing the natural beauty.
Most of the users have found lavender aromatherapy to be gently relaxing; it is also reported to have anxiolytic (anti-anxiety) effects.