Many effective skin helpers occur naturally in nature. The next time your skin needs a boost, try incorporating one of these herbs into your beauty routine.
🌿 Chamomile - Calms and soothes the skin. Helps clean skin of dirt with antioxidant as well as healing qualities.
🌿 Peppermint - Stimulates the skin to improve blood flow. Refreshing and cooling when applied to skin.
🌿 Witch Hazel - Works wonders to help reduce shine and prevent breakouts.
🌿 Neem - A natural astringent that helps heal irritated skin. Naturally anti-bacterial and anti-fungal.
🌿 Lavender - Fragrant and calming when skin is flaring up. Stimulates healing and new skin cell generation. Helps the body power down into sleep mode when used before bedtime.
🌿 Marshmallow Root- Softens the skin by helping to balance moisture. Great in assisting skin in healing and easing irritation.
Look for these ingredients or consider the DIY route to customize your own toner according to your skin's needs. When using herbs on your skin for the first time, consider chatting with your dermatologist or doing a patch test. Start slow and give your skin ample time to get accustomed to the herb before using daily.
Do you swear by any herbs for beautiful skin?
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