Do you know what’s in your skincare products? We thought you’d like to know what you’re putting on your skin, so we’re sharing our ingredient of the week with you - Lemon Myrtle. This Australian native plant has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory benefits that are perfect for skincare. Lemon Myrtle is used in food to add flavor, it's an oral health booster to cure infections and bad breath. In hair care it is also used to protect against heat damage.
Here are a few ways it can help your skin:
Tightens pores- Lemon Myrtle works as an astringent which leads to smaller pores and a smoother complexion.
Helps calm acne and irritation- This citrus based ingredient has acne and bacteria fighting powers that are perfect for oily skin.
Can help minimize dark spots- Filled with antioxidants and skin lightening traits, Lemon Myrtle can help minimize dark spots and dark circles under the eyes.
Smells pleasant- The scent of a lemon is so refreshing, isn’t it ! Your skincare products should be calming and refreshing and we all love a great scent.