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Flower Powers: The Famous 5!

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In many cultures around the world, flowers have been the most sought-after natural remedies for various ailments. Ranging from headaches to digestive problem we have incorporated them as essential oils, carrier oils and even consumed as foods. What makes them so special? They are not only utilized as a natural colorant and fragrance but also to heal various beauty concerns. Floral extracts contain vitamins and antioxidants that help moisturize, cleanse and smoothen skin, as well as fight early signs of aging and free radical damage. Although the latter has not been proven by through research, people claim that they do help in slowing down the process of aging. We are exposed to lots of free radicals on a daily basis; externally as well as internally. Is only fair we incorporate some agents to counter-act them. Aging, as I’ve mentioned before, is an inevitable process but let’s not forget to take care our skin.

Rose is my personal favourite. Having a combination skin myself, rose helps absorb that excess oil and calms down and breakouts. Roses are known for their intense hydrating properties, which make them perfect for mature and dry skin also. Rose extract is a cell rejuvenator that help minimize scars, stretch marks and wrinkles and makes a perfect addition to your skincare cabinet. Rose extract also can be used to calm your senses and give a great fragrance around the house and yourself.

Chamomile is a traditional medicinal herb found native in Western Europe, India and Western Asia. Chamomile is a natural relaxant and can be consumed as well as lather on the skin. It is famously know to fade scar/pigmentation spots. It has a unique property of calming the adrenalin system which helps is calming down a person naturally fighting breakouts as well. Often used before bed, it has become a must-have as a wind-down after a long day at work. Chamomile tea is a powerhouse of antioxidants and protects the skin from free-radical damage. In addition, it helps boosts immunity and fight insomnia.

The ability for the Hibiscus extract to increase skin elasticity is the reason why it is famously known as the ‘botox’ plant. With the incredible ability to inhibit the activity of the enzyme elastase, which is responsible for breaking down our skin’s precious elastin, Hibiscus actively combats the ageing process by firming and lifting your skin. This extract is often included in serums that claims to boost youth and radiance of the user. Hibiscus helps cell turnover hence allowing for the disappearance of scar and helps even out the skin tone. Hibiscus is rich in antioxidants, called anthocyanocides. Not only do anthocyanocides protect against free radical damage, they also have slightly astringent properties, aiding in shrinking the pores to produce a smoother looking complexion.

Lavender has a pleasant fragrance is a well-established as a relaxant and its color ranges from pale yellow to yellow-green. It is anti-inflammatory, rich in anti-bacterial and it gentle on the skin. It relieves stress, is relaxing and soothing, and calms the skin. Lavender is said to be particularly good for oily skin. It also effectively treats acne, eczema, burns, and psoriasis, and cleans small wounds after washing. This is because it stimulates cellular growth and regeneration.

Our cleansing powders are formulated with the above powders to help fight various skin concerns from acne to eczema whilst helping your troubled skin calm down. If used at night, this cleanser has been incorporated with fragrances to help have a good night’s sleep. The rose in the cleanser is gentle and mild in case of sensitive skin so you don’t have to worry it’ll hurt your skin or react with it.

Here’s a tip on how to use your Bacca Bliss / French Rose Cleansing Powder :

  1. Add a teaspoon of the powder into a bowl.
  2. Add 2 teaspoons of cool yogurt.
  3. Mix.
  4. Lather and leave for 20-30 mins.
  5. Scrub gently while rinsing.
  6. Rinse thoroughly.
  7. Use clean cloth to rub away the excess.

Let us know how the tip works out for you!

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