Give your overworked skin some love with this effective but gentle cleanser. This powerful wash blends the anti-inflammatory benefits of Cayenne with the antiseptic benefits of Clove and the astringent benefits of Willow Bark. Perfect for oily and blemish prone skin types, this face wash is designed to eliminate oils and dirt on skin; the cornerstone of a cleaner, clearer complexion.
Directions for Use: Apply a small amount to fingers, lather with warm water, and gently wash face/neck/upper chest area to remove oils, dirt, and makeup. For best results use morning and night. Can be used in a foaming bottle or with a pump.
Warning: For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes. Keep out of reach of children. If irritation, redness or discomfort occurs, discontinue use and consult a licensed health care practitioner.
Key ingredients and benefits
Organic Willow Bark Extract: has been used for centuries to soothe irritated skin. Containing salicin—from which salicylic acid is derived—this versatile ingredient is both anti-inflammatory and antibacterial, clearing pores and alleviating acne and irritation.
Organic Cayenne: Great for minor and major blemishes, can improve the look and feel of your skin and increase blood flow to your skin, flooding it with it oxygen and many essential nutrients.
Clove Essential Oil: contains a compound called eugenol which is known for its antibacterial properties. It can prove effective in curing acne, reduce swelling and kill infectious bacteria at the same time.
Full list of ingredients
Potassium Cocoate (Organic Coconut Oil derived), Potassium Sunflowerseedate (Organic Sunflower Seed Oil derived), Aqua (Deionized Water), Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Extract, Lavandula Augustifolia Water (Lavender Hydrosol), Glycerin (Kosher Vegetable Glycerin), Cyamopsis Tetragonoloba (Guar) Gum Salix Alba (Organic Willow Bark/ Salicylic Acid) Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice (Organic Aloe) , Potassium Castorate (Organic Castor Oil derived) , Rosmarius Officinalis Leaf (Organic Rosemary ) Extract, Citric Acid, Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate (Vitamin C), Dimethyl sulfone (MSM), Juniperus Communis (Organic Juniper) Extract, Capsicum Annuum (Organic Cayenne) Extract, Eugenia Caryophyllata (Clove Essential) Oil, Panthenol (Vitamin B5), Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin.
PubMed Central, highly respected database from the National Institutes of Health, gives us more information about some of the different studies regarding the heath benefits of some of these cream’s ingredients:
- Effects of topically applied capsaicin (cayenne’s active ingredient)
- A double-blind evaluation of topical capsaicin in pruritic psoriasis.
- Topical clove oil on symptomatic treatment of chronic pruritus.
There are different articles that show the possible benefits that these ingredients can have for your skin:
- Herbal treatment for Dermatologic disorders.