The recipe for beauty
LAVENDER, CORNFLOWER, WILD ROSE
Your hair will be silky, shiny, smooth and glowing with biologically active substances with lavender, cornflower and wild rose that work both in depth and on the fiber surface care about their condition.
This flower contains flavonoids, tannins, minerals (mainly manganese and potassium), vitamin C, organic acids and anthocyanin responsible for its distinguished color. Those components are behind the antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties of the cornflower extract. Hence, we often find out that the extract is present in skin care products dedicated to rosacea and irritated skin and anti-dandruff shampoos.
Rosa canina (Dog Rose)
Rosa canina extract owes its moisturizing, softening and smoothing properties to the vitamin compounds, pectin, amino acids and particularly organic fruit acids. Due to the exfoliating and moisturizing effects, it reduces skin harshness and acne/seborrhea lesions, improving oily skin condition and look. Vitamin C, abundant in the plant's fruits, is a strong antioxidant exhibiting radical-scavenging properties.
Lavender's most valuable component is the essential oil that is proven to have calming, antibacterial and disinfecting effect. It also contains tannins, flavonoids and coumarin. Cosmetic industry values mostly the refreshing, antibacterial and disinfecting properties of lavender. Lavender cosmetics are recommended for oily and acne skin and foot care. Lavender oil can be used for aromatic baths.
Tips on the hair care
In 1920, French chemist Rene-Maurice Gatefosse while working in the lab burned his hand and instinctively dipped it in the nearest vessel with the liquid, which as it turned out was the lavender oil. Pain was gone almost immediately, and the wound after burn healed remarkably well, without leaving scars. Gatefosse then applied lavender oil providing wounded soldiers and wasthe first to introduce the term "aromatherapy".
Formerly cornflower petals together with alum have been used to produce blue dye which perfectly coloured the wool. The cornflower juice itself dyes paper and food preparations in blue.
Rosa canina (Dog Rose)
Its name derives from the fact that it was once used as a cure for rabies.