We are all trying to lead a more healthy lifestyle and being aware of the ingredients that we apply to our skin is very important. The study of toxic chemicals used in day to day cosmetic products is still in its in its early days, but is a good enough reason to be aware that feeding your skin with natural ingredients is vital if you are concerned about maintaining your health.
Natural alternatives can be used to alleviate the symptoms of skin and nail conditions, whilst keeping in harmony with your body.
Keeping Feet Healthy with Lavender
Lavender essential oil has numerous health benefits, including its ability to remove nervous tension, relieve pain, antiseptic, antibacterial and enhance blood circulation. The Latin derivative Lavare means ‘to wash’ Lavender and is well regarded for it’s skin healing properties and is also important when treating or preventing athlete’s foot.
Gehwol Balm is a refreshing and revitalising foot balm with cooling menthol and natural essential oils from rosemary and lavender oil. Gehwol Balm is the perfect way to revive tired and aching feet.
Gehwol caring Footdeo revives and stimulates, and has a long lasting deodorizing and refreshing effect against foot odour, protecting feet for the whole day. Other essential oils that work well combined with Lavender is Tea Tree.
Keeping Feet Healthy with Tee Tree
One of the most well-used oils worldwide, tea tree is upheld for its healing properties. Documented as one of the most powerful immune system stimulants, tea tree is used to treat viral, bacterial and fungal infections. The courtin range of foot and skin care products are based on 100% tea Tree oil and is excellent for many skin problems. We like the Courtin Hand and foot cream with Tea tree oil, great for dry skin on the hands and feet.
Ureka tea tree footcare cream with soothing calendula, moisturises and provides smooth, soft skin. Calendula oil is often used for dry or damaged skin. It has natural restorative properties that infuse the skin with a youthful glow. Calendula oil is also used to protect the skin from premature ageing and thinning of the skin.
Keeping Feet Healthy with Avocado
The avocado yields an extremely deep penetrating oil, rich in vitamins A, D and E, lecithin and potassium. It contains proteins, beta-carotene and essential unsaturated fatty acids. Gehwol Fusskraft Leg Vitality is absorbed rapidly, making this a pleasantly refreshing balm that has a soothing effect on tired and heavy legs. Avocado oil, algae extracts and vitamin E provide skin-friendly properties to prevent dry and scaly skin. Hamamelis – soothes irritation and prevents wrinkles.
Keeping Feet Healthy with Rosemary
Rosemary possesses an invigorating aroma, rosemary oil is a useful addition to a natural beauty regimen. Since rosemary essential oil stimulates circulation and improves concentration, it is helpful for relieving skin irritations like eczema. Gehwol Foot Bath helps aching, sore, and sweaty feet and eliminates troublesome soreness. Calluses, weals and corns are softened. The skin is cleansed to the pores and remains resistant and smooth. Gehwol Footbath deodorises over a long period of time. Natural essential oils from lavender, rosemary, and thyme promote the circulation.