Marshmallow root has been used in traditional herbal medicine for centuries. In skincare it is emollient and helps to reduce puffiness making it a great choice for eye creams and gels. Its plumping effect on the skin also helps to reduce the appearance of fines lines and wrinkles. A good choice for irritated, red or inflamed skin.
INCI: Glycerin, Aqua, Althaea Officinalis (Marshmallow) Root Extract, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate
- Glycerol extracts are a fantastic combination product; moisturising glycerine plus the beneficial properties of the fruit or plant extract. They are water soluble, making them easy to use in water based products. They are not suitable for adding to purely oil-based formulations as they will separate.
- Plant matter is extracted into glycerine which extracts both water and fat-soluble ingredients. The glycerol extract is the preserved with potassium sorbate, a natural preservative, to give a shelf life of 2 years.
- Add 3-6% to the water phase, below 40c. Can also be added to ready-made base products such as creams.
- Store in a closed container in a cool, dark place.