Everyday your skin sheds dead skin cells as it regenerates itself. However not all of this dead skin washes away with your daily cleanser. The build up of these cells can leave the surface of your skin looking dull, rough and dry, as well as resulting in excess oil build up, leading to clogged pores, blemishes and acne. Routinely exfoliating your skin will help to resurface your complexion and uncover new cells beneath. Exfoliating once a week will help encourage cell renewal, your follow up products will also be able to penetrate deeper and work more effectively. Incorporate a gentle exfoliator into your skin care routine once a week, try not to over do it as over exfoliation can leave your skin dry, damaged and irritated. Here's a run down of the winning ingredients featured in our Exfoliating Scrub that make it a wonder for cleansing your complexion!
Our walnut shells are ground to fine granules; they come as light brown particles which are clearly visible in a cream and ideal as a superb natural exfoliator. Being finely milled, these particles are gentle enough to slough away dead skin when scrubbed delicately with the fingertips or palms. Exfoliate the skin gently once a week for optimal results, or slightly less for sensitive skin.
Most of you will be no stranger to this native ingredient, the benefits of which seem endless. As a natural humectant, manuka honey draws moisture into the skin, making it supple, hydrated and glowy. Not to mention it’s numerous anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties, keeping your skin protected from bacteria, while healing dry, damaged and inflamed skin.
Almond Oil really is a powerhouse ingredient, full of antioxidants, vitamin E, A, essential fatty acids, protein, potassium and zinc. Vitamin E helps to protect your skin from UV damage, and fighting inflammation. Vitamin A works to clean out pores, staving off acne and blackheads, while essential fatty acids help your skin retain moisture and heal dry, chapped and irritated skin. This combo of antioxidants works hard to fight free radical damage, helping to restore your skin’s collagen health, keeping you looking supple and wrinkle free!
Lime Oil is known for its astringent and antioxidant properties, making it a wonder ingredient for preventing premature ageing and fighting free radical damage. The antiseptic and infection busting properties of lime work to keep your skin clear and firm, while rejuvenating and restoring your complexion.
Containing vitamin A, C, E and K, cucumber extract helps to repair your skin. The soothing and cooling properties of the cucumber extract help to calm the skin and ease any inflammation. Cucumber extract also contains caffeic acid, this antioxidant, and Vitamin C are known for fending off sun damage and signs of ageing.
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