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Natural Skin Care: 5 Important Herbs in Face Wash


Lavender

Lavender oil can ease skin issues
Lavender oil can ease skin issues
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This purple flower is known for its calm-inducing scent -- but when used in topical products like face wash, it can also act as a soothing antiseptic. In fact, the word lavender comes from the Latin word "lavare," which means "to wash." [Source: University of Maryland] It may help reduce inflammation, and is a good ingredient to look for if you have sensitive or irritated skin; it may also be helpful in treating burns or psoriasis. If you can't find lavender in a face wash, you can also add a few drops of lavender oil to a spray bottle of distilled water and spritz your face with the solution after washing.


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