beauty from hedging
Using hedging in beauty and healthcare products is incredibly popular. Plant ingredients have been studied and tested for hundreds of years with researchers finding cures for skin problems, headaches and heaps more!
Find out how some of our hedging plants can be used in beauty products!
Rosemary Oil is a key ingredient in many skin product that are focused on acne and oily skin conditions. It successfully hydrates the skin whilst controlling oil production, leaving your pores unclogged. Rosemary Oil also provides an antibacterial surface for the skin which aids the top layers of the skin, keeping acne at bay.
Rosemary is a great source of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds. Its rich qualities help to boost the immune system and improve blood circulation.
Sea Buckthorn is effective in increasing skin elasticity and cell regeneration. It also has anti-inflammatory properties that reduce redness and swelling, symptoms caused by skin conditions such as eczema and rosacea. Sea Buckthorn also promotes skin hydration, another symptom of these skin conditions.
Sea Buckthorn is becoming a valued and well-known superfood! It was traditionally used to promote digestion and boost the immune system. It was also used as an expectorant and demulcent in the treatment of colds and flu.
The oil of the Sea Buckthorn berry is extremely rich in Omega 7 (palmitoleic acid). Omega 7 plays a significant role in maintaining the structure and integrity of the gastro-intestinal tract!
Lavender oil is a lovely gentle hydrator that moisturises the skin without clogging your pores. It is also a natural antibacterial oil that kills acne-causing bacteria that might be infiltrating your pores. This makes the purple flower perfect for preventing, calming, and healing painful acne breakouts!
Lavender is commonly used in aromatherapy as the fragrance from the oils of the lavender plant is believed to help promote calmness and wellness. It’s also said to help reduce stress, anxiety, and possibly even mild pain. Lighting a lavender candle is a perfect way to unwind in the evenings.
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