As I write this, Autumn has well and truly landed this week in West Bridgford, Nottingham. It's drizzly and wet afoot, there's crisp mornings laced with blue skies and low sun. This change also signals colder mornings & blustery winds; add in central heating and you've got the perfect storm for a dry, flaky, chaffed and irritated face.
Enter Frankincense, which, along with Black Seed oil (Nigella sativa) features across all the Skin Elixir skincare range.
Frankincense really is ideal for autumn skin due to its various beneficial properties that complement the skin's needs during this season.
It really is a powerhouse ingredient.
Today's blog looks at 5 reasons your skin will thank you for it this Autumn.
As the weather becomes cooler, the skin tends to become drier. Frankincense has moisturising properties, helping to hydrate and nourish the skin, reducing dryness, and preventing flakiness.
2. Anti-aging effects
Frankincense has been used for centuries for its anti-aging properties. It contains antioxidants that help protect the skin from free radicals, preventing premature aging, and reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
3. Soothing and calming
Autumn weather can sometimes cause skin inflammation, irritation, or sensitivity due to changes in temperature and humidity levels. Frankincense has soothing qualities that can help calm the skin, reducing redness, and irritation.
4. Skin regeneration
Frankincense promotes skin cell regeneration, helping to improve skin tone and texture. This can be particularly beneficial during autumn when the skin is recovering from the summer sun exposure.
5. Antibacterial properties
Autumn can also bring about skin issues such as breakouts and acne due to environmental changes and fluctuating hormone levels. Frankincense has natural antibacterial properties that can help reduce acne-causing bacteria and prevent breakouts.
Overall, Frankincense has properties that provide hydration, anti-aging benefits, soothing effects, and skin regeneration, making it ideal for autumn skin care routines.
Meet the luxurious skin hero your skin will thank you for this Autumn. Get ready to rejuvenate your face:
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