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Herbal power of lavender essential oil.

Updated: Dec 29, 2023

Lavender essential oil has been used in skincare products for centuries and is still one of the most used essential oils due to its incredible, versatile and powerful properties that can be used to treat a variety of ailments.

Variety of benefits.

Lavender is known for its calming properties and is often used in aromatherapy to reduce stress and anxiety. It also has anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties, making it useful for treating skin irritations and wounds. Additionally, studies have suggested that lavender may have a positive effect on sleep, mood, and cognitive performance and as a natural remedy for anxiety and depression.

How its made.

Lavender essential oil is typically made through steam distillation of the flowers of the lavender plant. The flowers are placed in a still with water, and steam is passed through the plant material to release the essential oil. The oil is then separated from the water and collected. This is the most common and traditional method for producing lavender essential oil.

Skin benefits.

We adore the benefits of lavender oil for skin, and take any chance we can get to slip it into our beauty products. There are many uses and benefits of lavender oil for the skin. Here are just a few of the most popular ones:

● Rich in antioxidants, Lavender Essential Oil protects and promotes the skin’s natural barrier as well as drawing out toxins and balancing pH levels for the ultimate skin detox.

● Thanks to its anti-inflammatory compounds, Lavender Oil can help improve tone, evenness and restore the skin’s natural luminosity.

● Lavender oil can be used to treat acne. It has antibacterial properties that can kill the bacteria that cause acne. Its anti-inflammatory properties can help reduce swelling and redness.

● Lavender Essential Oil has been shown to improve blood circulation and promote a youthful complexion.

● Lavender oil can be used to treat eczema. Since lavender has antifungal properties, it can help to soothe irritation and reduce inflammation. It can also help to heal cracked, dry skin.

● Lavender oil can be used to stimulate hair growth and has the ability to nourish, hydrate, strengthen and moisturise the hair leaving it silky soft and smooth.

● Lavender oil can help reduce menopausal symptoms, such as hot flashes, night sweats, headaches and mood swings.

● Washing hardworking hands with a lavender-infused soap is a great way to help balance the skin's natural moisture production.

● As a mood booster, Lavender Essential Oil has documented benefits in lifting your mood, thanks to its ability to soothe and calm. Lavender scents have been proven to calm our nervous system and increase relaxation.

Scent description.

Lavender's scent is often described as floral, fresh, and calming. It has a sweet, herbaceous aroma with subtle hints of mint and camphor. The scent is known for its relaxing and soothing properties, making it a popular choice in aromatherapy and beauty products. Lavender is also my personal favourite scent.

How to add lavender oil to your skincare routine.

The benefits of lavender oil for skin are seemingly endless – making it one of the easiest ingredients to add to your routine. Which is why you'll find lavender essential oil in several of our products, including our soaps, body butters, deodorant balms, shampoo and conditioner bars, bath salts, face and body oils as well as our luxurious lavender gift sets.

Renew your skin, health and mind with the uplifting benefits of Lavender Essential Oil.

Thanks for reading. Kelly 🖤



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