Calendula officinalis is a plant known as pot marigold. Ingredients derived from Calendula officinalis may be used in the formulation of a variety of products, including skin and eye products, hair products and bath products. Historically speaking, everyone from the Greeks, Romans, Indians and Arabs used this plant as a medicinal herb, dye and cooking ingredient.
The petals, pollen and stems are rich in triterpenoid esters (an anti-inflammatory), antioxidants and carotenoids, giving the flower a wide array of functions. It promotes skin tightness, which reduces day-to-day damage, and it also increases hydration within the skin. Calendula Extract is ideal for healing redness, acne and sunburn. similarly to sunscreen, this extract helps protect skin against UV rays.
As a skin conditioner, Calendula Extract stimulates collagen production and it also reduces the occurrence of dry skin. Calendula is a naturally occurring antioxidant. It’ll help protect against pollutants and photoaging caused by sunlight.
Calendula extract used in Soaphoria products is sourced with respect to the environment and sustainable development.