The idea of "clean" skin used to conjure up images of soap bubbles and a matte, oil-free complexion. These days, research suggests that the continued stripping of the skin's natural oils with traditional soaps and detergents robs us of the protective barrier and good bacteria that nature provides us to combat excessive dryness, breakouts, irritation, and infections.
Chamomile is powerfully aromatherapeutic and acts on the brain to quell anxiety, ease frayed nerves, induce calm and tranquility, and relieve irritability. It’s also amazing for the skin because it is anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, and antimicrobial and helps to reduce redness and soothe irritations such as breakouts and rashes caused by extreme dry skin.
Calendula is a soothing and healing plant that has natural antifungal, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial properties making it a fantastic tool to calm irritated skin. Virgin Chia seed oil is a wonderful source of omega-3 fatty acids and linoleic acid that can help to reduce redness and inflammation, deeply nourish the skin, and encourage new cell growth.
Jojoba is naturally astringent, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory making it the perfect base for a facial cleanser and makeup remover. Jojoba can also help to balance the skin and combat breakouts by slowing the overproduction of sebum that can clog pores and cause pimples. Blended with virgin chia seed oil, a fantastic source of omega-3 fatty acids and linoleic acid that can help to reduce redness and inflammation and encourage cell growth.