Aside from being eye-catching, Bachelors Buttons are also eye healing...their cooling & toning properties help diminish fine lines & wrinkles around the eyes when used daily. And not just that, their anti-inflammatory & antioxidant properties pump your skin full of good juju, making it a wonderful herb for face cleansers & soothing baths. Here are a few more of its herbal virtues for your skin…
* Contains the flavonoid anthocyanins, which is rich in antioxidants
* It’s a natural astringent that helps tone & brighten skin
* Its cooling properties help reduce puffiness
* Its anti-inflammatory properties calm acne-prone skin, but also soothes sensitive skin, especially when combined with chamomile
MAKE YOUR OWN HERBAL FACIAL STEAM:
Using Cornflowers, or combine with a few of your other favorite herbs & treat yourself to a relaxing & rejuvenating facial steam. First, clean your face. Then prepare a few cups of hot water, enough to fill a wide bowl. Place herbs in bowl & slowly pour hot water over them. Lean over the bowl & cover your head (& bowl) with a towel, to trap in the steam. For 8-10 minutes, just relax & breathe in the nourishing steam. When done, splash face with cool water & gently pat dry. Finish by massaging a few drops of your favorite herbal oil on your face.
I also love making Cornflower oil infusions. I make them in small batches & dab around my eyes. If I take off my glasses, those fine lines really disappear🤓😂 Glasses on, it’s hard to tell if those lines are diminishing, but my skin feels really good!
Any guesses as to what tomorrow’s herb will be?😀💚
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