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Forest Skin Care Line

$156.00 $75.00

Created for severely dry skin, this plant based facial skin care line consists of deeply nourishing, hydrating and reparative plant allies & oils used to repair & rehydrate damaged, cracked skin.

Bark is similar in many ways to our own skin and is essential for a tree’s survival. Just like tree bark, our skin is also our largest organ system,  with its purpose being protection, a habitat & as food for our other body systems, all the way down to our roots.

Forest Facial Wash ~ In ancient folklore, the oak was known as the most sacred of all plants. Oak bark is known to have many health-promoting properties, including up to 20% tannins. It’s been used to treat a wide range of maladies in herbal medicine due to its strong astringent properties, making it widely used for treating infections & almost all conditions of the skin. A substance with naturally occurring painkilling properties, its astringing causes the constriction of cells and body tissues to help treat abrasions and contains purifying and detoxifying effects due to its depurative nature. Spruce hemlock & white spruce are used to fight bacterial infections, reduce inflammation, improve circulation &  naturally nourish both the skin and the mind. Best used on very dry skin, during winter months & postpartum to restore skin’s natural balance. Developed for sensitive, combination & oily skin, this wash can be used as needed. For a wonderful deeper hydration, follow with our Forest Facial toner & serum, which are used to seal this, further extending its benefits.

Forest Facial Mask ~ In ancient folklore, the oak was known as the most sacred of all plants. Oak bark is known to have many health-promoting properties, including up to 20% tannins. It’s been used to treat a wide range of maladies in herbal medicine due to its strong astringent properties, making it widely used for treating infections & almost all conditions of the skin. A substance with naturally occurring painkilling properties, its astringing causes the constriction of cells and body tissues to help treat abrasions and contains purifying and detoxifying effects due to its depurative nature. A natural antibiotic and anti-inflammatory, healing poplar bark & bud extract contains antioxidants revered for its anti-aging effects on skin cells. Propolis, an extract from beehives, is an ingredient that contains similar compounds to those found in poplar buds, which has similar disease fighting benefits. Willow bark is often called a “modern miracle” because the salicin it contains was used to develop acetylsalicylic acid, a key ingredient in aspirin. Used for centuries for minor pain-relieving purposes and to soothe irritated skin, the skin care benefits of willow bark extract primarily come from its rich supply of salicin. It provides exceptional anti-inflammatory properties that have been shown to reduce the appearance of pores and wrinkles, as well as even out skin tone while increasing skin firmness. In addition to salicin, willow bark extract has a high concentration of tannins, phenolic acids, flavonoids, and various minerals. All of these components work to soothe the skin and aid in cell regeneration, which promotes a more healthy, youthful complexion. Seen as protectors of health during the Medieval period, juniper berry demonstrates antibacterial and antifungal effects due to being high in flavonoid and polyphenol antioxidants that have strong free radical scavenging abilities. Bentonite clay is beneficial in removing impurities and tightening the pores, toning the skin, exfoliating dead skin cells and reducing inflammation in acne. It’s used to cleanse, tone, remove impurities, stimulate and exfoliate. Its popularity is well earned because it is one of the most healing clays available. It draws out impurities, absorbs oil/excess sebum and can help repair the skin. Bentonite clay’s adsorbent power may be helpful in treating acne breakouts and oily skin. The clay can help remove sebum, or oil, from the skin’s surface, and it may also have a calming effect on inflamed breakouts. Aloe Vera contains enzymes, antioxidants, vitamins A and C which can treat burns, acne, dry skin and many other skin issues. It is highly anti-inflammatory, can help fade acne scars and blemishes and is suitable for all skin types. The result is smooth, supple, and even-toned skin. Apply a small amount to damp skin, let sit till dry and cracking, rinse and follow with a moisturizer. Safe for daily use, sensitive, dry, aging and combination skin.

Forest Facial Toner ~ Toner removes any last traces of dirt, grime and impurities stuck in your pores after you wash your face. When added to your daily skincare routine and used regularly, it can have major positive impact on the appearance and tightness of your pores. They can help close pores and tighten cell gaps after cleansing, reducing the penetration of impurities and environmental contaminants into the skin. It can even protect and remove chlorine and minerals present in tap water. Regular use can reduce wrinkles and sagging of skin and underlying muscles. Birch has been consumed for centuries in Northern Europe and China due to its potential health benefits, numerous hydrating nutrients, vitamins and minerals. One of its components, methyl salicylate, is an active ingredient in aspirin; it is high in polyphenol antioxidants, which protect your cells against damage from free radicals & contains vitamin C, which functions as a potent antioxidant.  This powerful tree is packed with anti-inflammatory agents that can fight bacterial and fungal infections to support skin while stimulating the circulatory system. With cypress’ decongestant ability, skin discoloration and puffiness are reduced. Oily and dry skin can revel in the benefits of oil control as moisture levels are restored.  The soothing scent will also calm inflamed skin and provide astringent properties for more accelerated skin tissue healing. Toner is meant to be applied immediately after cleanser and before serums, moisturizers, and oils. Mist onto wet or dry skin, allowing to air dry. This can be used to set makeup or as a refresher throughout the day for oily skin. Shake well before use.

Forest Facial Balm ~ Pine needle has been used in traditional medicine for centuries as an antimicrobial, similar to tea tree oil but with a more clarifying, uplifting aroma. It’s used to protect the skin from ultraviolet exposure, reduce hyper-pigmentation, for its naturally occurring antioxidants which replaces old cells with new healthy cells, leaving healthier & fresher looking skin. Pine has a high level of collagen which helps to improve wrinkles and sagging skin, minimizes pore size, and firms and tones the skin. Piñon pine, known as the trees lifeline & blood (the resin) is highly revered & considered beneficial for wound healing, for warming a localized area which increases circulation. An extremely effective antibacterial, antifungal, antimicrobial, antiviral, stimulating & analgesic powerhouse plant ally, it is used universally to help ease symptoms of inflammatory skin conditions, such as acne, eczema, and rosacea. Pine also enlightens the skin & mind by soothing & comforting the nervous system! The aroma and consistency of this balm is a creamy dream & an absolute skin saver for those with very dry skin & other conditions affecting the facial area. Apply liberally to the face, postpartum to restore skin’s natural balance, upon waking if experiencing extremely dry, flaky skin and before bed.  For a wonderful deeper hydration, apply our Forest Facial serum overtop, which is used to seal this, further extending it’s benefits.

Forest Facial Serum ~ A natural antibiotic and anti-inflammatory,  healing poplar bud extract contains antioxidants revered for its anti-aging effects on skin cells. Propolis, an extract from beehives, is an ingredient that contains similar compounds to those found in poplar buds, which has similar disease fighting benefits. The bark of white poplar & cedar leaf & cedarwood oil possess toning & stimulating properties, with antiseptic and astringent attributes. Restore the skin’s appearance and tone, regenerate the skin, reduce the appearance of wrinkles, help eliminate blemishes. It can protect sensitive skin, improve skin texture, nourishing your body’s bark. Excellent for dry skin, during winter months, postpartum to restore skin’s natural balance, and before bed. A very small amount goes a long way with this powerhouse serum, apply 1-2 drops for the entire face. Safe for undereye and lip use. For a wonderful deeper hydration, apply directly to the face on top of our Forest Facial Balm, which is used to seal this, further extending it’s benefits.

Forest Eye Serum ~ Willow bark is often called a “modern miracle” because the salicin it contains was used to develop acetylsalicylic acid, a key ingredient in aspirin. Used for centuries for minor pain-relieving purposes and to soothe irritated skin, the skin care benefits of willow bark extract primarily come from its rich supply of salicin. It provides exceptional anti-inflammatory properties that have been shown to reduce the appearance of pores and wrinkles, as well as even out skin tone while increasing skin firmness. In addition to salicin, willow bark extract has a high concentration of tannins, phenolic acids, flavonoids, and various minerals. All of these components work to soothe the skin and aid in cell regeneration, which promotes a more healthy, youthful complexion. Balsam fir reduces fatigue, has stimulating nature of the oil can bring blood to the surface of the skin, balances and improves texture, and purifies and detoxifies the skin. Castor oil is used in many cosmetic and skin care products due to its effective antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects, both of which help fight free radicals and may slow the aging process. It contains fatty acids that have moisturizing, skin health-enhancing, emollient properties known to help improve your skin’s texture and healthy appearance. Traditionally used in the Mediterranean, Italian aged olive oil is a dynamic, antioxidant rich oil that moisturizes and nourishes; its minerals and fatty acids particularly help plump up the eyes and give dark circles a little glow; vitamin K helps as well to normalize skin tone under the eyes. A very small amount goes a long way, lightly roll onto the skin under and on the sides of the eyes at night or following sun exposure to help reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, dark circles and puffiness. This can be kept in the refrigerator for an instant eye pick me up, reducing puffiness by plumping the under eye.

This collection consists of the entire Forest Skin Care line, full sized products. Limited quantities available.

 

4 in stock

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Weight 3000 g
Dimensions 20 × 15 × 15 cm

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