Cleanses and tones normal and combination skin in a single step, the perfect quick and natural skin-care starter for every day use.
Yes, you care about your skin, and you want everything that goes on it to be natural and good, but you also want speed – so we combined the day’s first steps in a single bottle. Milky lotion with soft olive oil soap combines with iris root for gentle cleansing. Mildly astringent witch hazel tones and the citrus fragrance comes from natural essential oils.
Use before the Iris Hydrating, Wild Rose Smoothing, Pomegranate Firming or Evening Primrose Age Revitalising face care. (ADD LINKS)
Weleda has more than 90 years of experience in manufacturing natural cosmetics and pharmaceutical products. In line with their motto – in harmony with nature and the human being – Weleda is committed to treat nature in a responsible and caring way. The high quality and availability of their raw materials is secured through biodynamic cultivation in their own medicinal herb gardens, or by certified wild collection, or close cooperation with long-term contractors.
Weleda place great emphasis on sustainable and socially responsible trade, more commonly known as fair trade. Weleda consistently avoid synthetic dyes and fragrances or ‘nature-identical’ preservatives. Only natural essential oils are used for the perfuming of their products.
.Water, Fragrance*, Potassium Olivate, Iris Germanica Root Extract*, Hamamelis Virginiana Distillate, Lanolin, Alcohol, Limonene*, Linalool*, Geraniol*, Citral* *from natural essential oils
.Morning and evening, gently wipe over the face, neck and décolletage on a damp cotton pad. Repeat until the pad remains clean. Rinse with lukewarm water. Avoid the eye area – use Almond Soothing Facial Oil as an eye make-up remover instead.
WARNING: Always read the label and always follow the specific product directions for use.
.Q. Which products does Weleda recommend for sensitive skin?
Weleda Almond Soothing Facial Care line is specifically formulated for sensitive skin, including rosacea skin conditions. In addition, Weleda recommend several other premier facial care products for sensitive skin conditions, depending upon the specific skin type and the season of the year. Please visit Weleda Facial Care pages for more information.
Q. Which products does Weleda recommend for normal / combination skin?
Weleda Iris Hydrating Facial Care line is ideal for all skin conditions, including oily skin types. In addition, Weleda recommend several other premier facial care products for oily skin conditions, depending upon the specific skin type and the season of the year. Please visit Weleda Facial Care pages for more information.
Q. What does Weleda recommend for removing eye makeup and treating the eye area?
Weleda Almond Soothing Facial Oil gently, yet effectively, removes eye makeup. Apply to a slightly damp cotton pad and pat over the eye area. Almond Soothing Facial Oil also nourishes the eye area. Wild Rose Smoothing Eye Cream is specifically formulated for use on the delicate eye area to strengthen the skin and tissues and reduce puffiness. This light, fragrance-free eye cream is suggested for use both day and night.
Q. What ages skin?
When skin ages cell division is slower and the Epidermis gets thinner. The skin metabolism gets slower, sweats less, and loses oils and proteins. Collagen and elastin, two protein fibres which give the skin its elasticity and resilience begin to loose elasticity and the ability to hold water, causing skin to become dry.
As we age, skin becomes more easily damaged, light sensitive, with more visible pigmentation. Lines and wrinkles from laughter and other habitual facial expressions deepen.
Skin ages for two reasons: environmental stress, (eg sun damage or photo-aging), and intrinsic aging, where protein fibres are naturally replaced at a slower rate.
We can’t stop fibre replacement slowing down, but we can help prevent the damage from environmental stress.
Q. Why does Weleda use alcohol in their skin care products?
Weleda use organic grain alcohol in many of their Weleda creams, lotions and cleansers. It is needed to extract the active components of the herbs and other plants used in products. Additionally, alcohol improves the consistency and the stability of products. The stabilising effect is important as Weleda do not use any synthetic preservatives in any Weleda products.
Alcohol has some benefits for the skin; it is a mild disinfectant and is also cooling. The alcohol content in Weleda skincare products does not harm the acid mantle, the skin’s natural oily cover. Weleda use low concentrations of alcohol in our creams, lotions and cleansers and at these low concentrations, alcohol has been shown to be well tolerated on the skin, even on sensitive baby skin.
In line with Weleda’s holistic approach to personal care, their products derive their effect from the sum of their components and not from any individual ingredient. Weleda have performed safety and efficacy tests on all our products to ensure that under normal or reasonably foreseeable conditions the use of our products is safe and will provide the claimed effects.
Weleda use organic grain alcohol, which is naturally derived from fermented plant sugars. Weleda do not use Methyl or Propyl alcohol—also known as rubbing alcohol.
Q. Why Weleda Skin Care?
Since 1921, Weleda has pioneered the use of biodynamic and organic ingredients in skincare and medicines to promote natural harmony and health. Weleda’s purest ingredients—natural, organic, biodynamic and wild crafted—come directly from nature and are cultivated with the loving hands of dedicated farmers throughout the world. Weleda create premier, naturally therapeutic skincare that captures the power and potency of nature. When you care for your skin with their soothing preparations, you will experience a vitality that only nature can bring.
Q. How does Weleda colour and fragrance their products?
Weleda products are naturally coloured with the essential plant extracts that make-up each pure formula. All formulas are naturally fragranced with essential oils and plant extracts. Weleda do not use any synthetic colours or fragrances.
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