A blend of oils to decrease inflammation, soothe the skin, promote skin healing and minimise scarring as the skin is regeneration is enhanced. Natural anti-septic properties and skin healing properties of Manuka Oil help reduce bacteria that causes pimples and acne. Frankincense oil reduce redness and inflammation and Hemp Seed Oil, Olive Oil and Evening Primrose Oil are rich in essential fatty acids that decrease inflammation and soothe the skin. Retinol (Vitamin A) is keratolytic and helps reduce sebum production so pores are less likely to get clogged up. Camellia Oil provides anti-oxidants to promote wound healing and skin renewal. It is a light-weight oil and glides on easily to the skin without feeling too oily. This is a power-packed serum that has so many benefits, you'll wish you had discovered it sooner!
Perfect for those with hormonal acne or a teenager with spots and pimples.
Olive Oil, Hemp Seed Oil, Manuka Oil, Calendula Oil, Evening Primrose Oil, Frankincense Oil, Camellia Oil, Retinol 1%.
Apply a few drops to the affected areas at night after cleaning the skin. Follow this by a gentle, nourishing moisturiser such as the Anti-Spot Cream. It has essential oils that help to soothe the skin, improve hydration, calm redness and irritation. Alternatively, put a few drops in the palm of your hand and mix with your favourite moisturiser. Use a natural Sun Screen during the day to protect your skin.
Other supplements and lifestyle suggestions that can also help improve your skin:
1. Fish oil or Olive oil which are a good source of Omega 3, 6 and 9. This decreases inflammation in the body.
2. St Mary's Thistle or dandelion which cleanses the liver and helps your body get rid of a build-up of toxins.
3. Vitamin A, C and Zinc are important nutrients for healthy skin and collagen production.
4. Cut down on foods that trigger inflammation in the body such as dairy, wheat, gluten and sugar. Replace with foods that have a high level of anti-oxidants and flavonoids which help to repair the skin. Even a 50% reduction will be 50% less foods that trigger inflammation and 50% more foods that will help nourish your skin and body.
Our naturopath Victoria Martin has written an in-depth article on what causes acne and rosacea and how it can be managed with lifestyle changes and supplements. Click HERE to view this article.