Lavender in skincare

Lavender in skincare

With the word lavender, the mind starts to conjure up images of lovely vast fields of the most gorgeous purple coloured flowers. Not only do lavenders look absolutely breathtaking, they also smell absolutely divine. No wonder, it is commonly used as a fragrant in cleaning products, scents and even in skin care products, to give the formulation a floral and sweet smell.

However, lavender is more than just a pretty colored, sweet smelling flower. It has many healing, soothing and nourishing benefits when used in skin care that might actually surprise you. 

Lavender is a native herb of North Africa and the mountainous regions of the Mediterranean. It is a potent herb which has a variety of boosting and nourishing properties that help in addressing numerous skincare problems. Best known for its soothing and calming properties, it can help remedy any inflammation, redness and swelling almost instantaneously. 

Read on to learn about several other benefits of lavender and why it's such an important ingredient in many skincare products.

It cleans and detoxes the skin: 

Research has shown that lavender has antibacterial and antifungal properties that work effectively in fighting the environmental toxins that enter into our bodies. Lavender also contains powerful antioxidants that help in combating the effects of pollutants on the skin. Applying the Leovard Multicream at night, consisting of the sweet smelling herb, will help in excreting all the toxins that have collected in your skin during the whole day, helping to detoxify it and allowing you to enjoy fresher and radiant skin each morning. 

It helps in combating inflammation:

Many researches have suggested that lavender combats inflammation as it has natural anti-inflammatory properties that help in soothing irritated skin. As a result, lavender can also be used as an effective treatment for eczema, psoriasis and extreme dryness. Lavender also promotes cell turnover, rejuvenating the skin and aiding the formation of newer skin cells, making you look more radiant and youthful. 

Reduces acne and minimizes acne scars:

Lavender’s antibacterial properties help to kill the bacteria that causes acne and clogged pores. Lavender is non-comedogenic which means that it will not clog pores. As it effectively helps in unclogging the pores and reducing inflammation, it also prevents new acne from developing, giving you clearer skin in no time. Lavender is also good for minimizing the appearance of scars as it promotes cell and tissue growth and is also helpful in healing skin blemishes.  

Slows aging

Lavender contains antioxidants that help in combating free radicals that cause the skin to age drastically.These free radicals are the cause of the appearance of early signs of aging such as wrinkles and fine lines. As lavender is packed with antioxidants, it will help slow down the onset of early aging, making you not only look, but also feel youthful.

Lavender in Leovard

Leovard has an extensive portfolio of products ranging from cleansers and tonics to multi creams and oils, all of which have an exceptional list of ingredients. Similarly, the Leovard Multicream has a blend of all the best organic ingredients and herbal extracts, and the one that stands out the most is indeed none other than lavender. 

Regular application of the Leovard Multicream both during the day and night will definitely give you clearer and firmer looking skin that is free of wrinkles and fine lines and looks youthful, nourished and absolutely flawless. 

The other ingredients of the Multicream include antioxidants such as organic jojoba oil, organic white willow, and many more, further assisting lavender in doing its job well. However, the other potent ingredient that works extremely well in conjunction with lavender in the Leovard Multicream is organic chamomile. 

Chamomile has soothing and healing properties, making it an effective ingredient for people with sensitive skin, who often suffer from redness and agitation. As redness is a product of inflammation, incorporating chamomile in your skin care can alleviate redness owing to its anti-inflammatory properties. 

Chamomile in your skincare routine can also slow down the onset of early aging, as it contains polyphenols that fight against the free radicals and protect the skin from environmental damage. Using chamomile can also reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and scars and blemishes.

So if you’re looking for a product that will help your skin feel calm and soothed, much like getting lost in a field of the most gorgeous purple lavender, the Leovard Multicream is your best bet. Not only will the delightful smell feel therapeutic, your skin will look radiant and glowing from within.

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