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Skincare

What are the benefits of Parsley Extract?

March 28, 2018

K2A Gentle Cleansing Milk contains the following ingredients: Parsley Leaf Extract, Calendula Flower, Prickly Lettuce Leaf Extract and Aloe Vera, and are blended with Coconut Oil, Sweet Almond oil and Argan Kernal Oil. They also contain Damask Rose and Neroli essential oils.

Why use essential oils and herb extracts in skin care products?

Essential oils and herb extracts have wonderful properties and are fantastic in skincare products, below are just some of the benefits and uses for them.  Not only do they have great benefits on the skin, the essential oils work on the limbic system (which is the emotional part of the brain) so can help to balance us emotionally and lift our spirits. They can have uplifting or calming/sedating effects on us and so all K2A products have been specially blended and formulated to include ingredients which would not only soothe the skin but also create a spa experience for when you use it. We call this our skin ritual.

What are the benefits of Parsley Extract?

Parsley Leaf Extract is a natural extract of the leaves of Carum Petroselinum

Parsley contains antioxidants such as folic acid, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, manganese, calcium, and potassium.  Parsley helps collagen production, and its other qualities can help regulate oil production, cleanse pores, and soothe tired eyes.

What are the benefits of Calendula Flower Extract?

Calendula Extract (sometimes known as marigold) has antiseptic and healing properties so is good for use in skin preparations as it aids in skin inflammation. It is a soothing ingredient and popular in ointments and creams used to heal the skin.

What are the benefits of Aloe Vera Extract?

Aloe Vera is a cactus plant that belongs to the Lilieacease family. Aloe leaves secrete a clear gel that when broken off from the rest of the plant can be applied topically to help heal wounds and soothe the skin.

Various studies have shown that Aloe Vera has several properties that are effective in treating a variety of skin conditions, from flaky or dry skin, cosmetic ailments or hair and scalp problems.

Aloe Vera has moisturising and soothing properties and Gibberellin in Aloe Vera stimulates the growth of new cells. It also allows the skin to heal quickly and naturally with minimal scarring.

What are the benefits of Rose Essential Oil?

Rose extract and Rose oil have many beneficial effects on the skin and are great for promoting a youthful complexion and a good tone, elasticity and an even coloured complexion.

What does Rose oil do for your skin?

Rose oil is a wonderful nourishing oil to use on the skin, it moisturises the skin and evens out the skin tone, it has anti-inflammatory properties which helps with sensitivity and redness and is good for dry and mature skin.

What are the benefits of Neroli oil?

Neroli has wonderful anti-bacterial properties so is good for treating problem skins. It can help promote healing in scars as it has regenerative properties.  It contains anti-oxidants and has anti-ageing properties.  It is good for most skin types and is a natural anti-depressant as it has a calming effect on the nervous system and can help with stress and anxiety.

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