Calendula Benefits for Skin: Unlocking the Power of Natural Skin Care Ingredients

Calendula Benefits for Skin: Unlocking the Power of Natural Skin Care Ingredients

As I was out harvesting the calendula blooms from my garden today, marveling at the wonders of this highly herbal and medicinal plant, I wanted to share a blog post about calendula benefits for our skin care. There are so many incredible properties of calendula and its remarkable benefits for our skin. Whether you're a seasoned natural skincare enthusiast or just beginning your journey, prepare to be amazed by the wonders of this homegrown ingredient.

calendula blooms in garden

Exploring Calendula's Herbal Properties:

Calendula, scientifically known as Calendula officinalis, has been revered for ages due to its potent herbal properties. This vibrant orange flower boasts anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and anti-microbial abilities. When incorporated into our skincare routine, it works wonders for all skin types, offering gentle yet powerful healing benefits.

calendula blooms in basket

Calendula Benefits in Skin Care:

  1. Soothing Sensitivity:

For those with sensitive or reactive skin, calendula is a true savior. Its calming and anti-inflammatory properties help reduce redness, irritations, and even address conditions like eczema and dermatitis. Consider adding our calendula-infused products to your routine for the ultimate soothing experience. We feature calendula in our Renew Oil Cleanser, Refresh Face Toner and Pink Clay Face Mask for our natural skin care routine products.  You can also find it in our Prairie Gold Balm, Citrus Shampoo and Wildflower Soap

  1. Promoting a Radiant Complexion:

Calendula's antioxidants actively combat free radicals, protecting the skin from damage caused by environmental toxins and UV radiation. This flower's natural healing power helps rejuvenate the skin, leaving you with a radiant and youthful glow.

  1. Encouraging Skin Healing:

Do you have a pesky wound or stubborn blemish? Calendula's skin-reparative properties can come to the rescue! Its gentle yet effective properties promote faster wound healing, reducing scarring and blemishes along the way. Our Prairie Gold Balm can be used on superficial scrapes, rashes and cuts, being mindful of watching for redness and signs of infection (consult your physician if any concerns). 


Why Homegrown Ingredients Are Essential in Natural Skin Care:

We are so proud to grow our own plants from seed, nurturing them throughout the growing season and gratefully harvesting them to use in our products. Natural skin care enthusiasts understand the importance of using homegrown ingredients in their skincare routines. Here's why:

  1. Purity at its Finest:

By cultivating ingredients like calendula in our own gardens, we ensure the highest quality and purity. There's something truly therapeutic and rewarding about personally tending to Mother Nature's gifts. We know the eco-friendly and sustainable growing methods that we use produce the most nutrient dense plants. 

  1. Preserving the Environment:

Homegrown ingredients significantly reduce our carbon footprint. By avoiding the use of chemicals and supporting sustainable practices, we contribute to protecting our planet, by using our permaculture-style garden complete with using harvested rainwater. 

  1. Customization and Versatility:

Homegrown ingredients allow us to experiment and tailor our skincare products to your unique needs. We can create personalized concoctions by blending nature's finest elements until we have found a formulation that is liquid gold in a bottle! 


garden with calendula

Embracing natural ingredients in our skincare routines is an empowering move that nurtures both our skin and our connection with nature. Calendula's herbal properties, including its soothing, healing, and radiance-boosting abilities, make it a prized asset in our natural skin care product line. By opting for homegrown ingredients, we not only elevate our self-care rituals but also align ourselves with sustainable and eco-friendly practices.

I believe that the beauty of natural skin care lies in simplicity, efficacy, and the undeniable charm of homegrown and wildcrafted ingredients. Elevate your self-care experience with our calendula-infused products, and let nature's richest elements work their magic on your skin!

Now it's time to be your own skincare connoisseur and embrace the wonders of our natural skin care ingredients and how effective they are. Stay radiant, confident, and always connected to the enchanting world of nature!

Interested in growing calendula yourself? We recommend the organic calendula seeds from West Coast Seeds here.

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