Herbs for beauty: the not-so-secret secret ingredients in beauty products

Pevonia Botanica Australia Organic Skin Care skincare natural herbs for beautyWhile planting your own herbs and forming an herb garden is rewarding, it requires a lot of time and effort before you can reap its benefits (not to mention the amount of time you have to put on research so that you can put all your treasured herbs into proper use). You can opt for organic skincare products that have these essential ingredients properly mixed to give your skin a healthy glow and correct skin imperfections.

Know more about these herbs and take note of our recommendations. Say no to chemicals and let the wonders of these natural herbs transform your skin from blah to whoa!

Rosemary

On top of being an aromatic scent being added to essential oils to help in relaxation, rosemary has a bevy of beautiful skincare benefits. It moisturises your skin, supports healthy collagen production, and fights off skin-damaging free radicals. It kills bacteria and skin viruses, and helps in skin cell renewal.

We recommend: Combination Skin Line, Preserve Body Moisturiser with AHA

Lavender

Lavender soothes, calms, reliees tension, stress and inflammation. It helps slow down signs of skin ageing such as wrinkles and fine lines by boosting the circulatory system and and increasing the flow of oxygen and nutrients to skin cells. It’s added to skincare products as a firming agent, or antiseptic.

We recommend: Anti-Stress Bath & Shower Gel, Dry Oil Body Moisturiser, Soothing Propolis Concentrate

Chamomile

Chamomile is proven to treat dermal irritations because of its skin healing properties. It is most commonly included in topical skincare products to reduce inflammation and promote cell regeneration. It is good for dry, red, hot, sensitive skin because of its anti-allergic skin properties. it also balances sebum production and is perfect treatment for ance or rosacea.

We recommend: Rosacea line RS2, After Sun Soothing Gel, De-ageing Mist Papaya Pineapple, Dry Skin Lotion, Gentle Exfoliating Cleanser, Multi Active Hand Cream

Safflower

Safflower oil’s texture is ultimately light which allows the skin to absorb it in a short time. It has moisturising properties and is very rich in vitamin E which helps protect the cell membrane and fight cancer and degenerative skin diseases.

We recommend: Easy Glide Shaving Emulsion for Men, Micro-Emulsion Massage Oil Anti Stress, Sensitive Skin Cleanser

Sage

Sage is a small evergreen plant that have plant-derived chemical compounds, essential oils and vitamins that are known to have disease preventing and health promoting properties. Sage contains antioxidants that help reverse signs of ageing. It is also used as an effective antiseptic and anti-inflammatory remedy.

We recommend: Phyto-Gel Cleanser, Silky Skin Body Scrub

Aloe

The Egyptians dubbed this plant as “plant of immortality” and is popular for its healing properties. it is rich in phytochemicals and other nutrients beneficial for hair and skin. Aloe vera consist as much as 75 nutrients, 20 minerals, 12 vitamins, 18 amino acids and 200 active enzymes.The presence of these nutrients makes it possible to use aloe vera in treating acne, reducing stretch marks, and firming and lightening of the skin.

We recommend: Soothing Sensitive Skin Cream, Purifying Skin Mask, Phyto-Aromatic Mist

All Pevonia skincare products are free from harmful chemical additives used as colourant and fragrance. The organic herbs naturally provide a pleasing scent and colour to the formula. To find the perfect products for your skin type and skin concern, check out Pevonia Australia skincare shop. To seek professional skincare advice, you may leave us a message on our website through Pevonia chat or visit a Pevonia partner spa near you.

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Ingredient Spotlight: The Benefits of Aloe to your Skin

Living in Australia, it’s likely you’ve at some point in your life been scorched by the sun and used a little gel directly from an aloe plant to soothe the burn but what you might not know is how many other skin benefits this incredible plant has.
Aloe is an ingredient in a huge range of our products including our Balancing Combination Cream, Clarifyl Spot Treatment, Soothing Sensitive Skin Mask, and De-Ageing Mists. Read on to discover more about this wonder-plant and how it could help your skin.

What is Aloe?
Aloe is a family of around 500 succulent plants of which the most well known is Aloe Vera which translates to true aloe. The family is thought to have originated in Africa and has been frequently cited as being used in herbal medicine since the beginning of the first century AD.
Aloe Vera has been dubbed the ‘first aid plant’ and is commonly used on burns, cuts, and even bites.

What skin benefits does aloe have?
– Soothing
Aloe is a natural moisturizer with a cooling, calming effect on the skin, making it ideal for sensitive skin types. You’ll find aloe as a main ingredient in much of our Sensitive Skin Line  . Our Spa Teen All Skin Types Lotion also contains aloe to help protect young skin which tends to be more on the sensitive side.
– Healing 
Both our Purifying Skin Mask and Clarifyl Spot Treatment feature Aloe to help increase blood circulation to the surface of your skin to speed up the healing process and nourish damaged cells.
– Hydrating
 Our famous Dry Oil Body Moisturiser contains aloe to hydrate and heal dry skin.

– Anti-Ageing
Aloe contains amino acids, fatty acids, zinc and vitamins C and E, all of which are important in the process of skin repair, making it the perfect anti-ageing product. Plus it helps oxygenate the skin too. Our De Ageing Mists feature aloe to help stop the aging process.

Finding Aloe in Products
Did you know you can use the ‘Search’ bar on our website to find ingredients in our products? Simply type the ingredient into the search bar and hit ‘search’ to bring up all the products that feature the ingredient you’re looking for!
See all the Pevonia products featuring Aloe here.