Aftershave Balm 50ml
An efficient skin caring and moisturizing balsam. Calms, refreshes and moisturizes the skin after shaving. The fresh coniferous wood aromas of the balsam give energy while antioxidants nurture the skin and improve skin resistance. Suitable for all skin types. A fresh northern coniferous forest scent with a hint of citrus and ginger.
Drop a pea-sized dose in the palm of your hand. Apply with your fingers, gently patting on the facial skin after shaving.
Effects• calms the skin
• stimulates surface circulation
• repairs damages caused by UV radiation and ageing
Spruce shoot extract, Sea buckthorn seed oil, Juniper extract
Spruce has been used as a medicinal herb for centuries. The ethereal oil and essences from the the spruce shoot extract are used for disinfection and treatment of inflammations, and they are very commonly used in aromatherapy. The vitamin C contained in the extract reduces DNA damages caused by UV radiation, and flavonoids stimulate the collagen production of the skin. Skin will strengthen and become vital and surface circulation will increase.
A and C vitamins
phytoestrol, stilbenes, leucoanthocyanidins, catechin
aromatic and organic acids
Vitamin A-rich sea buckthorn seed oil is used as a skin nourishing antioxidant. Sea buckthorn seed oil helps the skin maintain its vitality when the skin ages thanks to its high vitamin and flavonoid contents. Improves microcirculation and skin regeneration.
beta-carotene that is converted into vitamin A within the skin
A, B, C, E and K vitamins
flavonoids, selenium, polyphenols
linolenic and alpha-linolenic acids
plant sterols, tocopherols and carotenoids
Juniper species have been used for thousands of years in traditional medicine, especially in the Mediterranean region for antiseptic baths for example or to treat severe skin conditions. Juniper has antibacterial, refreshing effects, which stimulate the surface circulation and reduce the mucous membrane surface area. It’s also used in cosmetics because of the typical fragrance of coniferous plants. The vitamin C contained in the extract reduces DNA damages caused by UV radiation and increases the skin collagen production.
terpenoids, aromatic compounds
Aqua, Propanediol, Glycerin, Picea Abies (Spruce) Leaf Extract, Juniperus Communis (Juniper) Leaf Extract, Hippoae Rhamoides (Sea-buckthorn) Fruit Extract, Acasia Senegal Gum, Xanthan Gum, Allantoin, Phenethyl Alcohol, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Seed Extract, Citrus Aurantium (Orange) Dulcis Oil, Cymbopogon Citratus (Lemon grass) Oil, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Oil, Parfum (Essential Oils)
Spruce shoot extract
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Blueberry leaf extract
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