6 of Our Favourite Anti-Inflammatory Skin Care Ingredients (And Why They Work)

6 of Our Favourite Anti-Inflammatory Skin Care Ingredients (And Why They Work)

You pay attention to the foods you choose to fill your body with, opting for healthy, nourishing choices that feed your cells with an array of nutrients to ensure you stay healthy from the inside out.

So why shouldn’t just as much attention be paid to the ingredients you decide to use externally on your skin?

Does it really make sense to use toxin-laden ingredients when you would never consider eating processed, chemically-laden foods? We think not!

Everything you eat has an impact on your external appearance, and everything you apply externally has some kind of impact on your internal being.

If you’re only applying clean, non-toxic, nutrient-rich ingredients to your skin, then you have nothing to stress about, but if you’re using chemicals on a daily basis, then you may want to reassess your skincare choices. Using the right ingredients are just as important for your health as they are for your skin so choose wisely.

Here are our top anti-inflammatory ingredients that will help to reduce external inflammation for happier, more radiant skin while never putting your health at risk. 

Coconut Milk - Anti-inflammatory ingredients

Coconut Milk
Coconut milk is absolutely brimming in anti-inflammatory fatty acids that will reduce inflammation while promoting dewy, hydrated, luminous skin! It’s also rich in our favourite beauty vitamin, Vitamin C, to fight inflammation while brightening the skin and providing antioxidant protection. 

Find it in our beautiful handmade soaps.

Aloe Vera
What’s cooling, soothing and bursting in nutrients? Aloe vera of course!

The nutrient profile of this anti-inflammatory superstar ingredient will blow you away, with antioxidants, amino acids, vitamins and minerals making up its rich, luscious gel! In ancient Asian healing traditions, aloe vera was applied fresh from a cut stem to heal cuts, minor burns, skin irritations and dry patches for instant soothing relief.

Moringa
Moringa has been part of Ayurvedic practices for centuries and for good reason! Brimming in antioxidant vitamins A, C and E, moringa has all that you need to reduce inflammation while fighting off aging free radicals!

Check out our Moringa collection.

Thanaka & Warm Spice Natural Artisan Soap

Cinnamon and Clove
You’ll encounter these spices as we get into the festive season, invoking feelings of warmth and nostalgia, but did you know they are also fantastic for your skin?

Both have powerful anti-inflammatory properties, with cinnamon helping to calm troubled skin while balancing oil production, while clove helps to boost circulation and brighten and even out skin tone. 

Find both of these powerful spices in our Thanaka & Warm Spice Soap and our Coffee, Buttermilk and Spice Soap, which also contains coffee, another excellent anti-inflammatory ingredient.

Shea Butter
This rich, delectable butter will provide unrivaled moisture while infusing your skin with potent anti-inflammatory vitamins and important healing nutrients. 

We only use pure unrefined, organic Shea Butter from Ghana that is AAA quality and Certified Fair Trade. 

We hope you are excited to try these beautiful ingredients for yourself. You will not be disappointed!

These are just 6 of our favourite anti-inflammatory ingredients, click for more!

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