Lavender is a favourite plant extract for Five Dot Botanics. It is known for its calming and mind soothing effects, however this beautiful purple flower also has a whole host of skin benefits besides its wonderful aroma. As a powerful botanical ingredient, it is known for its anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial properties and a lavender face mask can help to protect, restore and promote your skin’s natural barrier.
When your skin is congested or feeling dull and you don’t feel like the best version of yourself, a lavender face mask can soothe and clear your skin as well as your mind. Self-care in the form of taking time out for a face mask and other slow skincare routines can do wonders for your mental wellbeing. It allows you to dedicate time to putting yourself first, to care for your skin and to feel refreshed and revived without any rush or judgement.
Natural lavender face masks have many unique benefits in comparison to other face masks. To explore the pros of using lavender on your skin, continue reading below.
Using Lavender Oil
Our lavender oil comes from steam distilled leaves and flowering tops, it is a botanical ingredient and it is not a synthetic fragrance. While many people enjoy lavender for it’s soothing scent, it also has many skincare benefits. For more than 2,500 years, lavender has been used by many civilisations, including the ancient Persians, Romans and Greeks, who added it to their bathwater to wash, purify, soften and soothe their skin. Lavender has a beautiful scent and can be very calming to the nerves. As well as using lavender in your face masks, you can also put a few drops of lavender essential oil on your pillow to help you sleep at night.
Caring for Your Skin
If you suffer with acne prone skin, consider adopting a lavender face mask into your skincare routine. The antibacterial properties found in lavender oil can help to kill bacteria on your skin. As a result, it can help unclog your pores and ease skin inflammation and acne breakouts. Lavender is rich in antioxidants and lavender essential oil helps protect and promote the skin’s natural barrier. In a face mask it can help draw out toxins and balance pH levels for the ultimate skin detox.
If you are prone to eczema on your face, you may find your skin to feel dry and scaly. The antifungal properties in lavender oil can help to soothe your skin and again help to reduce inflammation. Lavender in a calming face mask works well on all skin types and is effective in treating oily skin as well as acne, dermatitis, eczema and psoriasis.
Your skincare routine should be a relaxing part of your day, where you can massage nourishing products into your skin and finish feeling like new. The aromatherapy benefits of a natural lavender aroma can help you to feel calm and reduce feelings of stress and anxiety. When you use a natural face mask that contains lavender oil you get the added add aromatherapy benefits in lifting your mood, thanks to lavenders ability to soothe and calm
Award Winning Lavender Face Mask
At Five Dot Botanics we are proud creators of the award winning Pure Rewind Restorative Face Mask, featuring rose clay and lavender. Our lavender face mask is a luxurious treatment, enriched with minerals leaving you with fantastic feeling skin.
The mediterranean rose-coloured clay found in our lavender face mask is designed to destress and purify your skin. This is particularly beneficial for inflamed or stressed skin, as it contains a high content of sodium and potassium. The safflower seed works well with acne prone skin, by easing acne, soothing scars and reducing blackheads. Glycerin is another nourishing ingredient, helping to cleanse your skin. Then, the lavender oil provides a nourishing detox for your skin, while purifying and soothing with a relaxing lavender scent.
This combination of vegan and plant based ingredients will leave your skin feeling velvety smooth and moisturised. To purchase our Pure Rewind facemask, simply click here.