5 things you need to know about Lavender Water and skincare

Lavender is a flowering plant native to the Mediterranean area, Middle East, and India. For ages, it’s been used as a sacred herb, especially for its gorgeous scent and even as a beauty product for hair, even then. Nowadays, Lavender is even more. It is commonly used in aromatherapy, as a medicinal and therapeutic herb thanks to its numerous benefits. There are many ways to consume/use lavender:

  • Lavender tea
  • Lavender essential oil
  • Lavender honey
  • Pure lavender
  • Dried lavender
  • Lavender water and more.

In this article, we’ll focus on the latter as Lavender Water is frequently used as a non-toxic skincare ingredient.

  1. Helps treat skin blemishes.
    As a powerful anti-inflammatory and thanks to its antioxidants and Vitamin A, Lavender water can appease eczema, acne and such skin inflammations. Its soothing effect will ease what’s causing the inflammation.
  2. Anti-ageing benefits
    Again, thanks to its antioxidants, Lavender water is great to fight free radicals and external aggressions such as pollution, dust, and UV rays. Preventing any residue to clog your pores and keeping your glow at its best.
  3. Can be used as a toner
    Lavender water helps to rebalance and hydrate your skin whilst removing any makeup residue on your skin, keeping it clean and fresh after probably washing it and prepping your skin perfectly to absorb the skin care products in your routine.
  4. A mighty stress relief
    Lavender is already known for its relaxing, soothing and calming properties and so is Lavender Water. This delicate water helps your skin to relax, relieving it from all the stress you’ve accumulated.
  5. Rich in vitamins and minerals
    As mentioned above, Lavender water is rich in Vitamin A which supports the skin and speeds up healing. Thanks to its anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties, Lavender Water comes really handy to acne-prone skin as it eases and soothes the skin, reducing any redness whilst fighting the irritation.

At The Discovery Skincare, Radiant Glow, illuminating serum, contains Lavender Water which makes it a great asset in any skincare routine. Thanks to a combination of powerful bioactive ingredients, Radiant Glow gets rid of free radicals as well as blemishes and reveals your natural, healthy glow.

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