They are also an essential part of my business.
Not only are herbs full of natural healing components, but they have lots of wonderful properties.
They are conditioning, moisturising, softening, soothing and healing.
Listed below, are some of my tried and trusted herbs.
Which you can look out for in your favourite Naked Chemist product.
Comfrey is an extremely healing herb.
- Repairing and healing
- Stimulates cell growth
- Repairs the skin barrier
It is often referred to as “Knit-bone”, this is due to the fact that it contains a potent component called Allantoin, which helps to give our skin cells a boost.
Rich in mucilage it’s a natural emollient, it has fantastic moisturising and hydrating properties helping to keep skin naturally moisturised.
Chamomile has a really interesting profile,
It contains Bisabol, an anti-inflammatory that helps to promote elasticity.
Another valuable component of Chamomile is Apigenin.
This works like intracellular cement between your skin’s cells.
Because of it’s ability to inhibit adhesions between the skin cells, it is extremely helpful in healing the skin and helping to repair the skins barrier function.
Chamomile herbal extracts have the following beneficial effects:
- Wound healer
- Antiphlogistic, which reduces inflammation
You’ll also find the following in Naked Chemist products:
A wonderful herb of the sun, that has a real affinity with the skin.
Just check out some of it’s awesome benefits below:
- Calendula, has potent anti-inflammatory properties
Antioxidant rich white or green tea, is a powerful ingredient for helping to revive a tired, sluggish skin.
- Anti inflammatory
- Helps with the retention of connective tissue like collagen and elastin
- Increases wound healing
- Improves circulation
- UV protecting
- Skin brightening
- Wound healing