The eye is the most delicate area on our face and we believe in taking care of it even when makeup is applied. This is one of the reasons we love using organic calendula as one of our main ingredients in our long-lasting mineral eye shadows, which are ideal for sensitive eyes and perfect to cherish the delicate skin around the eyes.
This flower is typically found in the Mediterranean and has been used for centuries as a restoring soothing agent for everything from infections, poor circulation, toothaches, and skin rashes. It has natural oxygen, phenols, and carotenoids, which are all essential for skin regeneration and to create luminous beautiful skin. For those who don’t know calendula is commonly known as the garden marigold and its bright orange petals are high in beta carotene (pro-vitamin A) and flavonoids. We use a highly concentrated organic form in many of our minerals powders due to its potent skin healing, soothing and antioxidant properties. The properties of this simple plant work together with the pure minerals allowing for an amazing superior adhesion in all day wear that blend like a dream.
Furthermore, extracts taken from the flower have been shown to lower C-reactive protein and cytokine levels and protect cells from being damaged by free radicals — one of the primary causes of aging and cell deterioration. Calendula not only controls oxidative damage from free radicals that can affect delicate tissues, such as those of the eyes, but also defend against infections of the skin, perfect for around the eye area.
May 26, 2017