28th January, 2013 - Posted by Victoria Girard - No Comments
Imagine the wonder of taking a trip to the Meditteranean and discovering a simple yet beautiful flower that could transform your skin bringing back its youthful glow. Now, imagine that flower being available in a luscious oil that you can add to your favorite products or create your own unique blend of exotic oils.
The everlasting immortelle oil comes from the immortelle flower, also known as the everlasting flower because of its unique ability to retain its beautiful form and color after it has been dried. Its botanical name, Helichrysum italicum, is named after the golden yellow flowers of the plant and comes from the Greek words helios meaning sun and chrysos meaning gold; a beautiful name for a beautiful flower. It’s a powerful wrinkle and free radical fighter that also tightens and firms the skin.
The real magic begins as this potent oil stimulates new cell growth regenerating new healthy skin cells. This incredible process helps your skin function better producing younger and more vibrant looking skin.
Because of its amazing regenerating qualities it can help with wrinkles, scars, acne, dermatitis, stretch marks, and aging skin. As it encourages new cell growth the skin begins to look healthier, firmer, and more supple.
This precious yellow flower has its origins in beautiful coastal Mediterranean regions. It’s called immortelle (the immortal) because it never fades even after it has been picked. Discovered for its immense skin care benefits over a decade ago by L’Occitane it is now available in numerous skin care lines as well as in essential oil form making it convenient to get your dose of this healthy skin treatment.
The oil is extracted from the delicate flowering head clusters by gentle steam distillation giving you a powerfully potent oil that infuses your skin with coastal magic. It is now highly sought after for its incredible anti-aging benefits. It doesn’t take much of this concentrated to oil to make a difference in your skin; a little goes a long way. In fact you only need about 12 drops of this precious liquid in one ounce of carrier oil such as argan, rosehip seed, tamanu, etc. to get amazing results.
If you are interested in giving your skin an everlasting anti-aging boost you can get your hands on this unique oil at Mountain Rose Herbs. But be aware that this oil is somewhat rare and because it is so effective it tends to be a little pricey, but it is well worth it!