BARE Rosemary Mint Body Butter(., ,1 oz. or .5 oz) Mint is supposed to repel insects and attract beneficial ones. A common use is as an antipruritic, especially in insect bite treatments (often along with camphor). So in the summertime, slather it on! Mint can has benefits that go beyond just its aroma. It actually can help improve your skin's condition. Mint oil has served as a natural astringent promoting clearer skin.
Today, you can find mint in a variety of beauty products from Shampoo (sulfate free)s to cleansers and moisturizers, and for good reason. The benefits of mint have been long known throughout history. The ancient Egyptians and ancient Romans prized it for its pleasant aroma, using it to scent the air in homes and temples. During the Middle Ages, people used mint as a cleaning agent and a way to purify drinking water. The early colonists bringing herbs to America praised mint for its therapeutic benefits, using it to treat fevers and influenza.
If you take a look at the labels on beauty products, you may notice the words Mentha piperita or Mentha spicata in the ingredients. Mentha piperita is the Latin name for peppermint, and Mentha spicata is spearmint -- two common kinds of mint. Although beauty products will most likely contain one of these two common types, there are more than 30 species in the mint family of plants.
As an aromatic ingredient, mint can soothe the senses and provide a pleasant scent to a variety of products for daily use. In products like Shampoo (sulfate free)s, lip balms and mouth rinses, mint can give you a refreshing feeling. But in skin care products, mint can have benefits that go beyond just its aroma. It actually can help improve your skin's condition.
If you look at the beauty products in your bathroom cabinet, you may be surprised to find that some of them contain mint. Chances are it's labeled as "menthe." What makes mint a beneficial ingredient for skin care is its ability to act as an anti-pruritic agent. That means that its juice can soothe and calm skin that's itchy or infected. You can even use it to help heal bites from mosquitoes, wasps and bees. Because mint contains vitamin A, it may strengthen skin tissue and help reduce oily skin.
You've probably never considered rubbing mint oil on your face to prevent pimples from popping up or to treat wounds and rashes. Mint oil, however, has served as a natural astringent, and people have used it to treat these problems for a long time. What makes mint helpful in treating inflammations such as acne is its high content of salicylic acid. This acid, which is found naturally in mint, is an active ingredient used in many skin care products. The acid loosens up dead skin cells, allowing them to shed easier. That has the potential to prevent your pores from clogging up, resulting in fewer pimples and clearer skin.
A traditional beeswax and borax body butter with origins dating BACK 100 Years. Over 98% natural, highly emollient and having over 50% oil content. Historically, this was called night cream or waterless cream in Eastern Europe. Thick, long lasting and capable of moisturizing the driest skin; typically being feet, elbows and knees. Associated more like a pomade or ointment than a usual cream.
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