Following on from our recent blog post about the best stretch mark cream for mums-to-be; Luxury British beauty brand, Elemental Herbology, have just launched the ultimate multi-purpose rescue balm for the face and body and we were one of the lucky few to try it first! Rich in the Buriti oil, known for its high level of essential fatty acids, this unique ingredient is derived from the Brazilian palm tree – the ‘Tree of life’.
About Buriti ‘Tree of Life’ Oil
Buriti Oil is obtained from the fruit pulp of Mauritia Flexuosa, a tall palm tree, native to the Central Brazilian areas in the Amazon. Named the ‘Tree of Life’, as all the elements of the tree are valuable –it has been used for centuries by indigenous and native inhabitants of the Amazon for its Vitamin A supplement, hence its healing properties for burns and inflammation.
It can be used (sparingly) for a number of ailments including:
* Use during and post natal to avoid and reduce the appearance of stretch marks
* Dry, parched and rough skin, in particular cracked heels and cuticles
* Facial protection against harsh winter environmental elements – perfect for runners and skiers
* Calming skin inflammation including sun burn
Key Actives & Bio-oils:
Buriti ‘Tree of Life’ Oil – antioxidant rich healing oil
Argan Oil – Rich in Vitamin E to help improve elasticity
Shea Butter – the ultimate in skin hydration
Rosa Mosquita – rich in fatty acids to improve the appearance of stretch marks
Calendula – to soothe inflammation and redness