One of the sweetest summer scents to hit the skincare scene this season comes from the natural citrus essence of lemongrass oil. Extracted from the leaves and stalks of the lemongrass plant native to India, Sri Lanka and Thailand, the essential oil is loaded with healing and self-care benefits for your skin. We are here to tell you 5 REASONS that YOU need Lemongrass Dream in your daily skincare routine.
1. Anti-Inflammatory Agent
Lemongrass Oil contains a compound called citral, which is a main component found in the peel of citrus fruits. Citral has long been researched and studied for it’s anti-inflammatory and healing properties. It is also what gives us the amazingly fresh and natural lemon scent! Lemongrass is high in citral, making it the ideal agent to fight inflammation in your skin.
Inflammation can occur for a variety of reasons and Lemongrass Dream will help you to combat this for a smooth and even tone.
2. Acne-Fighting Qualities
Lemongrass also contains tons of great antiseptic properties called monoterpenes that help to fight the fungi and bacteria that lead to all those irritating, inconvenient and unwanted PIMPLES!! The astringent agents help to thoroughly saturate your skin during washing for an extra deep clean that will have you healing and feeling your best.
3. Calm & Soothing Properties
Lemongrass is a nervine! What is a nervine? A nervine is an herb or plant found in nature that has a beneficial effect on the overall nervous system. Massaging Lemongrass Dream into your skin will ease tensions and relay a calming and relaxing effect. Adding lemongrass to your routine is a great way to help unwind.
4. Antioxidant-Rich Compounds
A super potent herb, lemongrass is packed full of essential antioxidants and vitamins, one of the main ones being quercetin. Quercetin is an extremely powerful antioxidant that is also found in many vegetables, teas, and red wines. Dermatologist research finds that quercetin can help fight radiation effects and dark spots in our skin.
Lemongrass as a primary ingredient will give you a super potent, clean product with amazing benefits for healthy skin.
5. Detoxifies Pores for Glow-y Skin
Lots of people ask us how we achieve naturally dewy and glowing skin without the extra additives. To let you in on a little secret… the glow comes from lemongrass! Okay now TELL EVERYONE! Lemongrass herb acts as a natural toner. It detoxifies and reduces your pores to control oiliness while also restoring and moisturizing those with overly dry skin. Lemongrass contains Vitamin A and C to help achieve a natural glow.
Need a little skin boost with all the season’s special events? Lemongrass is definitely the way to go.
At NuReveal our products are ALWAYS sulfate-free and cruelty-free with no synthetic frangrances. We curated Lemongrass Dream for you to meet these 5 standards of self-care!