Extra Care Body Balm
This is an ultra-rich emollient balm that softens, moisturises, hydrates and protects the skin especially on the décolletage and the back of your hands where we see the first signs of aging . The Balm improves skin moisture levels and enhances skin suppleness and smoothness while it soothes and reduces irritation and inflammation. It also helps to even skin tone and is the excellent Extra Care that you need anywhere you have ultra dry parched skin. Great for hands in cold weather and for gardeners and mechanics etc.
Directions: Smooth on a small amount where needed, the décolletage, backs of hands, elbows and heels etc., a little goes a long way.
Size: 100g tin
Ingredients Butyrospermum Parkii* (Shea Butter), Macadamia Integrifolia Seed [Virgin] Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil (Jojoba seed oil), Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil, Pawpaw* (Carica papaya) Leaf, Arnica Flowers* (Arnica montana flowers) infused oil, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract Niacinimide.
Delena Skincare products are VEGAN and free from Animal Products, Paraben, DEA, Propylene Glycol, Sulphates, Synthetic Fragrance, Silicone, Artificial Colours, Triethanolamine, Petrochemicals and Mineral Oil.
Product great for:
- Wrinkles, fine lines and scars repairing
- Deeply moisturizing
- Stimulating for the superficial microcirculation
- Skin strengthening
- Skin protecting
- UV protecting
- Skin regenerating
- Collagen production stimulating (makes the skin stronger, more supple and younger)
- Minor cuts and burns healing
Macadamia Nut Oil :-
- Macadamia nut oil is a lightweight oil, that is well absorbed without feeling greasy.
- It’s high in monounsaturated fatty acids, including Oleic Acid (Omega 9), which are very moisturising, regenerating and softening on the skin.
- These fatty acids also have anti-inflammatory properties.
- The Linoleic Acid (Omega 6) in Macadamia nut oil helps to restore the skin’s barrier function and reduce water loss.
- Macadamia nut oil also contains Palmitoleic Acid (Omega 7), an active anti-microbial that is found naturally in youthful skin.
- Palmitoleic Acid (Omega 7) levels in our skin reduce with age, contributing to the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and weathered skin.
- Macadamia nut oil has been shown to slow the signs of ageing and has also been used to improve the appearance of scars, sunburn and other minor skin irritations
Jojoba Seed Oil :- American Indigenous people used jojoba seeds and jojoba oil in cooking, as a medicine and for cosmetics. They used jojoba oil to treat sores and wounds, as a salve on burns and even as an emergency as appetite suppressant. Jojoba oil’s natural versatility makes it immensely beneficial in particular for skin care in the modern world.
Jojoba oil is especially well suited for treating skin problems, likely because of its similarity to the sebum that occurs naturally in our own skin.
− Jojoba oil is a great skin conditioner for people of all ages.
It works well as a cleanser because it gently unclogs pores and cleans away dirt.
− Jojoba treats acne:
Jojoba oil is a non-comedogenic.
Since it has anti-inflammatory properties it may work as an acne “spot treatment”
− Jojoba oil is also a treatment for psoriasis.
− Jojoba oil aids in the healing of sunburn, chapped skin and other skin ailments.
Jojoba oil helps the healing of wounds and may help lessen the appearance of other skin lesions such as stretch marks.
Paw Paw Leaf Extract:- Pawpaw has anti-fungal, antibiotic and ant-inflammatory properties. These are all sought after properties in skin care products, making the Pawpaw fruit a good extract to put into a hand cream etc. Pawpaw is also known as the papaya plant. It contains vitamin A, C and E. it is notably good for healing burns and abrasions.
Arnica Flowers :-
Arnica has some distinctive characteristics that are favourable in skin care, these include the ability to make damaged and flaky skin heal and improve suppleness and thickness of the skin.The use of the Arnica flower in traditional medicine has been prominent since the 1500’s as an anti-inflammatory and disinfectant. Popular use in healing include bruises, sun burn, minor burns and minor cuts.
Calendula Flower Extract :- also known as the pot marigold, is a herb with a long history of skin care use. Due to its healing qualities it is often an active ingredient found in baby diaper creams and in many first aid creams. The extract is well known for being used on chapped or just generally irritated skin, particular good for dry skin. It has an antiseptic, anti-inflammatory effect and this is particular good for skin conditions such as eczema. It is also known to have a thickening effect on the skin.
Niacinimide :- Is an anti aging superstar What it does: Niacinamide, also known as nicotinamide, is the active component of vitamin B3. When applied topically, niacinamide has been shown to increase ceramide and free fatty acid levels in skin, prevent skin from losing water content, and stimulate microcirculation in the dermis. It also has a growing reputation for being able to address skin discolorations and to reduce acne. It definitely belongs on the A-list of great skin-care ingredients regardless of your skin-care concern.
Myrrh :- Myrrh has been used for thousands of years for its medicinal qualities as well as its heady perfume. It is used in some of the finest French perfumes such as Opium by YSL and La Myrrhe by Serge Lutens. It greatly benefits aging skin. It has strong anti-inflammatory properties that help improve skin tone, firmness, and skin elasticity, reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Myrrh can also help heal sun damage, chapped skin, rashes, and eczema.
Peru Balsam :- has a very rich vanilla/cinnamon like aroma. Peru balsam oil is very beneficial in relieving nervous tension and stress and aids in calming dry skin irritations. Peru balsam oil relieves many kinds of soreness and inflammation through its high content of volatile oil. Peru Balsam is used to help treat a number of skin conditions, but mainly to help heal skin conditions like eczema, overly dry skin, chapped skin and rashes.