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What are the benefits of lavender hydrosol for the skin?

What are the benefits of lavender hydrosol for the skin?

Used in perfumery, lavender also serves as a favoured ingredient in skincare formulations due to its purifying and regenerative benefits. Around twenty species of lavender are documented. Among them, 'true lavender' is utilised for its active principles. We provide you with key information about lavender used in skincare treatments.

All about lavender.

The term "lavender" translates to "for washing" in Latin. This plant has been recognised for centuries for its cleansing and purifying properties. Aromatic in nature, lavender has long been utilised in the field of perfumery. A shrub belonging to the Lamiaceae family, lavender thrives in Mediterranean regions. Admired in gardens for its bluish floral spikes, it also features in the composition of numerous skincare products due to its purifying and regenerative virtues.

The essence of lavender contains components that vary depending on the species. It generally contains:

  • Linalyl acetate;

  • Geraniol (an unsaturated terpenic alcohol that constitutes a large part of rose and palmarosa essential oils);

  • Eucalyptol (also known for its antiseptic action);

  • Pinene (known for its antiseptic properties);

  • Of coumarin (a natural aromatic substance).

What are the benefits of lavender for the skin?

Lavender is incorporated into the formulation of numerous skin and hair care products. In the form of hydrosol, lavender is used to care for combination to oily skin, dull and tired skin, acne-prone skin, as well as sensitive skin.

Thanks to its regenerative properties, lavender hydrosol promotes cellular renewal, thereby revitalising the skin and toning the epidermis. Due to its reparative action, it aids in the healing of skin imperfections caused by blemishes.

Lavender hydrosol is also used on the skin for its cleansing properties. It purifies and sanitises the skin deeply, thus eliminating impurities that clog the pores. Lavender hydrosol cleanses the epidermis while softening it and leaving a fresh, relaxing scent.

Thanks to its antiseptic and soothing properties, lavender hydrosol alleviates superficial burns caused by sunburn.

How to use lavender hydrosol?

To benefit from the revitalising, soothing and repairing virtues of lavender hydrosol, begin by cleansing your skin. The cleansing process prepares the epidermis to receive the treatments provided. Then apply the lavender hydrosol using a cotton pad across your entire face, morning and/or evening. You can complete the treatment by applying your serum or face cream.

Our lavender hydrolat is derived from the flowering tops of fine lavenders sourced from organic farming. It contains 99.4% of ingredients of natural origin.

Lavender hydrosol is suitable for all skin types, particularly dull skin, combination to oily skin, acne-prone skin and sensitive skin. Thanks to its cleansing, purifying and soothing properties, lavender hydrosol relieves sunburn, deeply cleanses the skin and tones the epidermis.

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