We're so delighted that our Dorset Flowers Botanical Face oil has been COMMENDED in the highly competitive international 2019 Beauty Shortlist Awards! We couldn't be more thrilled that our beautiful Dorset produce has achieved such results.
A handmade potent infusion of thirteen multi skin-supporting botanicals in a single variety high vitamin E Rapeseed oil, all grown, dried, and pressed freshly on the farm in our beautiful Dorset countryside for vibrant anti-aging and skin-strengthening daily nourishment, essential oil free and suitable for sensitive skin.
The Dorset Flowers Botanical Face oil Story
As a herbalist and skincare formulator, I find there is a whole rare beauty and quality about homegrown ingredients. Our Dorset countryside has provided us with plants and flowers for this face oil and they are bursting with vitality and skincare goodness. I was excited by the idea of trying to reduce the environmental impacts and sustainability pressures in plant-based natural skincare by growing our own ingredients and the benefits we could achieve by supporting local communities, nature itself while also improving the quality of ingredients.
We blended a potent selection of thirteen plants all grown, gathered, and infused within a few miles of our home in Dorset. Plants handpicked to have multiple skin-supporting benefits to create naturally nourished and balanced healthy skin. We've worked with two small-scale local farmers to grow these plants for this unique face oil. After carefully drying the herbs they are infused into a single variety of Rapeseed oil grown nearby and cold-pressed fresh on the farm. High in vitamin E, K, and nourishing omega fatty acids, the infusion process extracts the active constituents of the herbs into the base oil gradually over a five-week period.
Nourishment- Rapeseed oil is bursting with bioactive nutrients, over 20% vitamin E, vitamin K and lashings of skin-softening omega 6-8 essential fatty acids which penetrate deep into the dermis supporting skin hydration, collagen generation, condition, and elasticity.
Strength and Balance- skin-toning nutrient rich Bramble flower, antimicrobial Yarrow with astringent Plantago and gentle antiseptic Lavender help to provide skin strength and protection from surface contamination and infection.
Antioxidant Support- The high levels of vitamin E from freshly pressed Rapeseed oil provide significant support in this formula, Rutin pigment antioxidants from Viola and complex aromatic phenols and flavonoids from Lemon Balm add skin support against the oxidative damage caused by environmental stressors from pollution to free radical accumulation from sunlight.
Calming and Soothing- Only whole dried plants in their natural state are infused in Rapeseed oil and used in this formula with no added essential oils, this dynamic often benefits fragile and sensitive skin types susceptible to even high levels of natural sensitisers. Vitamin K from Rapeseed supports micro capillaries reducing redness and providing strength in healthy circulation and even skin tone. Calendula resins have powerful anti-inflammatory action while Rose actives wonderfully tone and cool. Azulenes from Chamomile effectively calm and reduce irritation.
Repair, Collagen Support, and Regeneration- infused Clover sterols in the formula gently support skins natural collagen structure in the fight against premature aging and wrinkles. Calendula and Comfrey contain key constituents that are actively involved in repairing skin damage and promote healing and healthy skin regeneration.