The market is much like a surge of beauty products, more and more on the natural side needless to say and fortunately for the sake of our health and that of the planet, and it can become easy to get confused and confused, especially by not being in full knowledge of the ingredients of the products that we buy in the hope that they correspond to the needs of our skin and our beauty goals !
“The gift is like a caress: you have to renew it, you never tire of it.”
- Francois Cavana
So, this week, let's take a look at our new trio Je te love // Le Rituel [Bath salt + Whipped body butter + Soy wax candle] to better understand why one does not go without the other, and especially for better understand a few terms associated with ingredients that make the formulations of Jardins Phlox products unique !
It all starts with you, a solitary getaway in the universe of our imagination to disconnect and recharge your batteries, giving way to soothing scenes or memories of travels or moments of lightness. Now is the time to dive into the potion and let yourself be invaded by a thousand and one hands of the ingredients that pamper your skin.
[bath salt… in the plural]
Epsom salt, or magnesium sulfate, was discovered in Epsom, England several hundred years ago and was then praised almost as a god of youth. These are small white crystals similar to salt, but their composition is quite different. It helps to hydrate the skin, to preserve its elasticity and to eliminate dead skin. Rebellious and difficult skin ? It helps relieve skin problems like eczema and psoriasis by reducing inflammation and pain. Sporty & athletic ? The tool in the first drawer of your body repair chest please ! Epsom salt helps relax tired, sore and tense muscles and joints. It helps reduce inflammation and has an analgesic effect against rheumatic, arthritic or stress-related pain.
Dead Sea salt
The secret of this salt ? Everything is based on the fact that the Dead Sea is fed by the Jordan River and by sources very rich in minerals (magnesium, potassium, calcium). Result ? We obtain a regenerating, moisturizing and soothing salt, which makes rebellious and difficult skin happy ! When added to hot bath water, the magnesium in this salt kicks in to penetrate the core of skin cells. It revitalizes and tones the skin in order to preserve the elasticity of the tissues. Interestingly, it's an astringent that speeds up healing !
[colloidal oatmeal… the most important breakfast for the body]
Colloidal oatmeal is a very fine natural powder that enhances this bath salt. It soothes itching and relieves skin irritation caused by dry skin, eczema, etc. In a hot bath, colloidal oatmeal helps keep the skin hydrated and soothes itching.
[coconut milk… to enchant coconut or casserole dish]
Coconut milk, moisturizing and nourishing, protects and strengthens the hydrolipidic film of the skin. It is a natural anti-aging treatment that improves the elasticity of the skin, in particular due to the presence of copper and vitamin C. You are free to add a little Piña Colada, just to make a perfect Bath & Pairing match. Cocktail !
[dried flower petals ... potted florist]
To feed the imagination during relaxation, nothing better than an expressive bouquet of dried flower petals with multiple properties, sometimes olfactory and colorful, sometimes moisturizing and soothing. Imagine the scene, finding ourselves in the heart of a field of flowers ... far from all hassle, let the sound of the wind take us on a journey !
This is where it can get spicy ! Choosing between a gentle caress or a sensual massage shared with the loved one is up to you, but both have the same effects on the skin, only the outcome is necessarily different...!
[whipped body butter… sweet heart spread]
From the "butter tree", the shea butter extracted from the nuts of this tree has a powerful nourishing power to fight against skin dryness. It nourishes, repairs and protects the skin with its content of vitamins A, D, E, F. It acts as a natural anti-aging agent and reduces dark spots and the appearance of scars. Its composition allows it to promote cell renewal and protect them from oxidation. Finally, it ensures suppleness and elasticity to the skin while providing a dry finish.
Rice bran oil is the husk of the rice grain at its full strength ! Maybe the dress doesn't make the monk, but in this case, the dress hides quite a treasure ! Rice bran oil is quickly absorbed into the skin and leaves the skin feeling soft with a dry, silky finish. It is immensely rich in vitamin E and essential fatty acids and provides good hydration of the skin.
Used as a natural preservative in cosmetics, black elderberry also has its share of notorious benefits for the skin. It offers protection against free radicals which lead to premature skin aging. It also has astringent properties that help firm the skin.
What is a macerate ? It is an oil that contains plant extracts and is obtained by infusing plants in vegetable oil. Macerates reinforce the properties of oils by adding the active ingredients of macerated plants. So it is a transfer of virtues in a soluble way ! So here it is, this butter would not be the butter par excellence if it were not enhanced with the macerate of calendula flowers and marshmallow flower roots, both known for their soothing, moisturizing and repairing properties on more sensitive skin. are itchy.
Step 3 (… or 1 1/2 or 2 1/2)
Before, during or after the bath or body butter ritual, it's the cherry that makes a sundae, a sundae. I love you wouldn't be a complete ritual without this candle that completes the ecstasy of the senses! In addition, they are non-toxic and made from 100% vegetable and natural materials. Their estimated duration of 35 hours is due to the lower combustion temperature of soy wax compared to any other wax. Much healthier for the environment in its process and composition, it will be just as much healthier for the air circulating in the household by its advantage of not releasing any soot. Its crackling cherry wood wick will almost make you feel like you're in front of a campfire or a fireplace ! Go pick a branch and take out the marshmallows, it will stay between us!
So if we summarize, alone we may go faster, but together we go further. Sums it up I love you, a set that takes skin care and relaxation to the next level !
Will you be part of the ritual ?
‘’I love you’’