FireweedAs many of you will know, being aware of the ingredients in your skincare is extremely important. When buying skincare, you should look out for key ingredients that your skin needs. However, did you know that some of the best ingredients in skincare come from plants? In this blog, we explore how different botanical ingredients can benefit your skin, and the best brands and products that contain them.

Botanical & Marine Extracts

Cult French skincare brand, Biologique Recherche is one our favourite brands for their unique combination of botanical and marine ingredients. Most of their products have a high concentration of botanical ingredients, which makes their products extremely powerful.  Here are 3 of our favourite Biologique Recherche products, along with the benefits their botanical ingredients provide for your skin. Biologique RechercheMasque Bain De Plantes is a great plant based balancing mask that we often recommend from Biologique Rechereche. It’s sebum regulating ingredients include Fireweed, Terminalia, Nasturtium and Zinc, which all work to reduce excess sebum created, without irritating your skin. Alongside these, Enantia Chlorantha and Oleanolic Acid work to tighten the pores. Overall, this replenishing mask will help to reduce shine and blemishes from the skin. Another great botanical based product from Biologique Recherche is their Sérum PIGM 400. The serum works to prevent and reduce the appearance of dark spots & pigmentation. Containing watercress sprout, wakame seeweed and plum pulp extracts, it helps to illuminate and brighten your complexion, leaving you with a youthful glow. Lastly, we must mention Crème Dermopurifiante, with over 20 active ingredients this cream can treat a variety of different skin concerns. Its inflammatory attributes come from the Arnica, Centella Asiatica, and Cucumber Extracts which help enable this cream to fight against acne-related problems. It also contains Lavander Extract, Hyaluronic Acid and Silk Extract which help to regenerate and hydrate the skin. The cream also works to tighten pores, reduce sebum secretion and reduce blemishes, an all-round wonder cream!

GardeniaPlant Stem Cells

Another brand we love which uses botanical ingredients is DermaQuest. Their Stem Cell 3D range all contains plant stem cells which help to promote healthy cell growth and protect against cellular damage. One of our favourites from this range is the Stem Cell 3D Eye Lift, using a blend of plant stem cells from Gardenia, Sea Holly, Sea Fennel it offers instant firming and lifting of the eye area. The eye cream also provides instant hydration to the skin, resulting in the eye area looking more awake and rejuvenated. Another favourite from DermaQuest is their Stem Cell 3D Complex, a botanical skin cream that helps to revitalise and protect the skin. Using a unique blend of plant stem cells and potent peptides it promotes skins firmness and smoothness, alongside anti-oxidants which help to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, leaving you with a replenished and youthful appearance. To find out more about the botanical range of skincare products we have at EF MEDISPA, call us today on 020 3811 2727, or book a complimentary consultation with one of our Treatment Coordinators.
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