Skin type: Not pregnancy safe - Products that contain Cedarwood Essential Oil should be avoided
Essential Oil Blend: Cedarwood, Bergamot, and Sandalwood
Maceration: Organic Redbush & Calendula
The oils in this 100% natural body butter were slowly macerated with organic Calendula and Redbush. Eight quality oils and butter were then whipped to give you an aftershave balm that is great for preventing rash and calming sensitive skin after shaving.
We have carefully selected an essential oil blend that has astringent and antiseptic properties. It also contributes to this balm’s masculine scent. It can be used as a pre-shave, aftershave or all over body balm.
The herb is renowned for its remarkable high contents of iron, zinc, copper, magnesium, vitamins a natural alpha hydroxy acid (AHAs) & antioxidant. This contributes to its astounding benefits for your skin when applied both topically or taken as a beverage.
The high levels of flavonoids in rooibos help in preventing skin disorders such as eczema and acne. It also has surprising anti-bacterial and hypoallergenic properties. This fights a variety of bacterial infections on the skin and is also preventative in it occurring again.
A key factor in the production of healthy skin-producing cells is the enzyme called superoxide dismutase. This enzyme is found in abundance in Redbush and helps fights wrinkles by neutralizing the free radicals.
It is also good to know that published studies have shown that rooibos in skin products is effective in preventing precancerous skin cells from replicating.
Calendula soothes the skin and promotes the fast healing and regeneration process. It is also an anti-inflammatory with antibacterial properties.
Aside from stimulating healing, calendula can significantly boost the appearance of your skin. It can affect blood flow to the skin cells, provide antioxidant protection that reduces the appearance of wrinkles and age spots, and even the visibility of scars.
Cedarwood Essential Oil
This oil as an astringent is intensely antibacterial warding off infection, irritation, and blemishes caused by an overgrowth of bacteria. It is good at curing the inflammation that leads to irritating skin issues. It’s antiseptic properties that have a calming effect on bumps, pimples or wounds and are a great way to solve razor burns. It is also known to tighten the facial skin!
Bergamot Essential Oil
Bergamot is an astringent, has antibacterial properties and is a natural cleanser that helps to remove dirt and impurities. It also aids in healing scars, minimise marks and helps to unclog pores.
Sandalwood Essential Oil
Sandalwood oil is known to give you a bright, clean and flawless skin, it also prevents skin aging. Regular use of sandalwood reduces lines and scars and can also cure skin infections and itching. As in Cedarwood oil, it too contains antiseptic and antimicrobial properties that help destroy bacteria and germs.
As a well-known astringent, sandalwood essential oil is very useful in getting rid of overly oily skin by tightening large pores and controlling excess sebum secretion. It softens skin by increasing its ability to retain moisture.
A little goes a long way, use a small amount after shaving. It can also be used all over the body.
A great companion to the balm would be our Shave Shed Soap made with bentonite clay; it gives a great slip for shaving.
GOOD TO KNOW:
- Biodegradable formulation
- Sustainably sourced ingredients
- Recyclable aluminium tin (easily removable labels) - Tin already consists of 60-70% recycled material
- Handmade in Surrey & Swansea
Shave Shed Aftershave Balm
- Organic Unrefined Virgin Coconut Oil
- Organic Unrefined Shea Butter
- Organic Unrefined Cocoa Butter
- Aloe Vera Butter
- Unrefined Avocado Oil
- Grapeseed Oil
- Jojoba Oil
- Vitamin E - Natural Non-GMO
- Organic Calendula
- Organic Redbush
- Cedarwood Essential Oil
- Bergamot Essential Oil
- Sandalwood Essential Oil
And occurring naturally in Essential Oils:
Limonene, Linalool. Citral