Why we love orange 🍊

It’s time for some freshly squeezed facts about one of our favourite summer ingredients, the soothing, the cleansing, the glowing… ORANGE OIL. 

Naturally derived from orange peel, this uplifting essential oil is absolutely riddled with vitamin C, citric acid and ultra hydrating flavonoids. We love it!

A youthful zest for life

Orange oil is rich in powerful antioxidants like limonene and vitamin c which means it’s great at defending against free radical damage. Luckily enough, d-limonene also promotes collagen production and improves skin elasticity, reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

So fresh, so clean

This citrussy number removes excess oil and impurities with ease. Orange oil is both antibacterial and anti-fungal, which means that it cleanses the skin thoroughly and then prevents bacteria from invading throughout the day. It’s the ideal companion for those dealing with more oily complexions and breakouts!

Full of sunshine

The high vitamin C content in orange oil helps to fade dark spots and scars and promotes a radiant complexion. Equally, orange oil balances skin tone by acting as an astringent which means that it reduces the appearance of pores and prevents clogging, leaving you refreshed and glowing! 

The ultimate comfort fruit 

Orange oil possesses anti-inflammatory properties that can calm irritated and inflamed skin, which makes it great at soothing sunburn, rashes, insect bites, and any other summer induced sore situations! You’ll find that redness is reduced, while the affected area is protected from infection. It’s penchant for soothing irritation makes it the ideal shaving companion.

Real juicy 

Orange oil contains moisturising properties that help to keep the skin hydrated, while preventing moisture loss throughout the day. This improves the overall texture and suppleness of your skin, so that it feels smoother and more nourished. Lovely!

Simply the zest

As if all that wasn’t enough, the aroma of orange alone is proven to act as a stress reliever, reducing heart rate, and even calming symptoms of depression. ahhhh.

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