Banish blemishes naturally without harsh chemicals – this unique formulation blends the deep cleansing power of Lavender Hydrosol (helps to heal and treat blemishes), Witch Hazel (helps tone and tighten pores), MSM (helps drive ingredients into skin) and Willow Bark derived salicylic acid to relieve oily and blemished skin. Powerful botanicals including Clove, Juniper and Cayenne that help control oil production. All work gently and effectively without dryness, irritation or redness to promote clean, clear and beautiful skin.
Directions for Use: Shake before using. Can be applied with cotton pad or sprayed directly on the face, neck, and upper chest areas after washing twice a day or throughout the day as a skin refresher. Follow with a moisturizer.
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.
Witch Hazel: Filled with Tannic Acid and helps minimize skin inflammation, itching and other skin irritants, while provoking skin repair.
MSM: is a powerful mineral especially beneficial for healthy connective tissues and ligaments. MSM may have a soothing effect on aches and pains.
Lavender EO: is a potent source of antioxidants and other beneficial phytochemicals, making it useful for battling signs of premature aging.
Full list of ingredients
Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel), Aqua (Deionized Water), Lavandula Augustifolia (Organic Lavender Distillate), Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate (Vitamin C), Dimethyl Sulfone (MSM), Salix Alba Bark Extract (Organic Willow Bark), Juniperus Communis Fruit Extract (Organic Juniper), Eugenia Caryophyllus Bud Oil (Clove), Capsicum Annuum Extract (Organic Cayenne), Panthenol (Vitamin B5), Caprylyl Glucoside, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate.
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:
- Tannis (active ingredient in Witch Hazel) to help treat Acne.
- Anti-inflammatory efficacy of topical preparations with 10% hamamelis distillate (Witch Hazel).
- Anti-inflammatory effect of hamamelis lotion in a UVB erythema test.
- Discovering the link between nutrition and skin aging.
- Combined effects of silymarin and methylsulfonylmethane in the management of rosacea.
- Wound healing potential of Lavender Essential Oil.