What’s not to love about flowers? They are fragrant, aesthetically appealing and can instantly lift your mood. But, do you know that flowers can do more than just brighten your day? Yes, flower extracts can be your skin’s best friend.
Floral ingredients in skincare are slowly achieving the top spot. If you’re a skincare junkie, then you’d know how amazing flower extracts smell and feel when applied to the skin. Be it body wash or moisturiser, a hint of flower in your skincare can take your beauty game a notch up.
Here are some flowers and their skin benefits you need to know about.
Happiness is… a bouquet of red roses!
If you love roses, then you’ll be happy to know that including rose extracts in your skincare routine can actually do good to your skin. Loaded with vitamin C, E, anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties, rose extracts help calm itchy, irritated skin, fades scars, boosts collagen and nourishes the skin.
The Ponds Juliet Rose Fragrant & Smooth Skin Moisturising Lotion is formulated with the essence of roses that promise to repair damaged skin cells and leaves your skin smooth and fragrant.
Another flower extract that helps enhance your skin’s natural glow is the white camellia. Packed with antioxidants, vitamins and Omega-6 fatty acids, this flower extract in your skincare can help neutralize free radical damage, improve the texture of your skin, boost skin hydration, reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and moisturise the skin.
We suggest you get your hands on the Lux Body Wash Camellia White which is infused with white camellia extracts and citrus oil. This body wash is suitable for all skin types.
Orchids are beautiful, no doubt. And the good news is that using orchid extracts in your skincare products can work like magic for your skin. How, you ask? Packed with magnesium, zinc and calcium, orchid extracts help boosts the skin’s immunity and soothes the skin with its moisturising properties. It acts as a humectant and antioxidant which helps restore the skin’s moisture and leaves you with a radiant complexion and even skin tone.
The St. Ives Softening Coconut & Orchid Body Wash can help you indulge in a luxurious pamper session. Infused with 100 per cent naturally sourced orchid extracts, this paraben-free body wash promises to leave your skin soft and smooth.
Apart from several health benefits, jasmine has powerful skin benefits too. Packed with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties, this exotic flower is beneficial for the health of your skin. Jasmine protects the skin from harmful environmental aggressors, making your skin look youthful. It helps even your skin tone, diminishes the appearance of age spots and unclogs pores. It’s a great ingredient for dry, greasy as well as sensitive skin.
Pamper your skin with the Dove Coconut Milk and Jasmine Petals Body Wash for skin that feels balanced and renewed.
The answer to all your dull skin woes is mimosa flower. Here’s a floral ingredient that has more skin benefits than you can even imagine. Mimosa flower extracts in your skincare products can help diminish the appearance of skin blemishes and wrinkles, stimulate collagen production, delay early signs of ageing and exfoliate dead skin cells. And that’s not all! Loaded with anti-microbial, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties, mimosa has healing powers that help cure burns and scars.
The Love Beauty & Planet Coconut Water and Mimosa Flower Aroma Radical Refresher Body Wash is infused with ethically sourced mimosa and is free of parabens, silicones and dyes.