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September 14, 2020
As a holistic wellness lifestyle brand, Aldha has always committed to curating clean, natural, and organic skincare, home, and wellness products.
As part of our effort to spread the awareness of the amazing natural ingredients that are found in our range of natural skincare products, we have put together a special series highlighting special flowers and herbs found in your skincare that have incredible skincare benefits:
To kick off the feature, we would like to draw your attention to a little-known herb – the Mullein plant.
Native to Asia and the Mediterranean, Mullein is a herb commonly used for traditional medicinal purposes. For a little-known herb, it has a wide variety of benefits associated with it:
Now doesn’t that sound like an ingredient you would like to have in your skincare product?
The most commonly used variant of the mullein plant is the common variety - Verbascum Thapsus. Both the flowers and leaves (either fresh or dry) are used in extracting the useful oils of the plant. The two most common ways of extracting the beneficial properties of the mullein oils for commercial use involve either hot or cold processing.
In natural skincare, apart from mullein oil extracts, fresh or dried mullein flowers and leaves are also commonly found in creams and lotions that can be applied topically.
Like many other natural ingredients, some species of mullein may cause a skin reaction. So be sure to do a patch skin test before introducing mullein into your skincare routine.
Ready to incorporate this super useful herb into your skincare routine? We picked 5 of our favourite skincare products that contain this incredible medicinal herb!
If you are not a fan of eye bags like us, you will love Bema Nature Up’s Organic Eye Gel Mask! Take a break for 15 - 20 minutes with the eye mask on, and you will find that it helps to reduce those puffy eye bags and dark eye circles. With the brightening effect of mullein and depigmenting action of arbutin combined, you can immediately feel its firming effect on your eyebags and watch the dark circles under your eyes gradually fade away after prolonged use.
Ready to harness the power of Mullein? Give the Bema Nature Up’s Anti-Pollution and Antioxidant Organic Face Cream a shot. Keep all the pollutants in the city at bay with this gluten-free, vegan moisturizer. The mullein flowers are the perfect solution for protecting your skin from oxidative stress, keeping it radiant and glowing. Combined with the powerful moisturizing effects of hyaluronic acid and vitamin C, your skin will receive the ultimate hydration and nourishment – keeping wrinkles at bay. Now, doesn’t that sound like something that should be a skincare staple?
Need a quick remedy for stressed skin? Bema Nature Up’s Nourishing Organic Face Mask is the perfect quick fix. Banish redness and irritation with the help of mullein’s anti-inflammatory properties, while getting an extra boost of moisturization and collagen production all at the same time.
Bema Nature Up’s Organic Moisturising Cleansing Oil Milk is all in one cleansing product you have been looking for. Removes make-up easily? Check. Leaves you with soft radiant skin? Check. Vegan and all-natural? Check. On top of that, thanks to the powerful antioxidant and brightening effects by mullein, you will be able to nourish and brighten your skin all while removing your make-up. How convenient is that?
Not a fan of cleansing oils? Not to worry, Bema Nature Up’s Organic Micellar Water also can perform just as effectively as a super moisturizing make-up remover (face, eyes and lips) and cleanser with brightening action – thanks to the special mullein component.
Interested in incorporating more mullein goodness into your regular skincare routine? The Natural Glow Organic Gift Set is a perfect starter kit for anyone looking for a natural glow up! It comes with Bema Nature Up all in one Moisturising Cleansing Oil Milk, Nourishing Face Mask as well as an Organic Skin Renewal Peel. The renewal peel is an innovative gentle peel utilizing crushed rice grains to simulate exfoliation and improve your overall complexion.
Did you learn something new about Mullein’s amazing skincare benefits today? Follow us as we continue to talk about more amazing natural ingredients in skincare products.
What other skincare ingredients would you love for us to do a deep dive into in the future? Let us know in the comments below!
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