Witch Hazel comes from the bark and leaves of the Hamamelis Virginiana, which is a type of shrub found in North America and we have been using liquidized Witch Hazel for many many years to help us with a number of things. We know mainly, that it can be used to reduce inflammation of the skin and help to sooth areas of sensitive skin. As well as this, there are other ways it can help us, and it is always a great thing to have in your bathroom cupboard. Find out here, the other ways that Witch Hazel can benefit you and your body.
It can help fight acne
As we know, Witch Hazel is an excellent tool for reducing inflammatory and due to these properties, the solution can be great when it comes to the treatment of acne. Once you have washed and cleansed your skin, add the witch hazel directly onto the face, this will cause the tissues in your skin to contract and shrink your pores. It will also help to soothe any irritation you may feel because of the acne. It will help eliminate any surface oil in your skin. There is ongoing research into witch hazel and how it can help with acne.
It can lighten stretch marks
Something many of us struggle to except on our bodies are stretch marks, and even though, almost every single person has them, many of us still wish they would disappear. Witch Hazel is great for lightening stretch marks, apply the liquid to anywhere you need, and it will start working on lightening the area as well as evening your skin tone. Be sure to be doing it as often as possible.
It can soothe diaper rash
All of us as parents hate to see our little bundles of joy suffer from diaper rash and we can spend a fortune on different creams to try and help and the truth is, you’ve probably had something in your cupboard that could have helped all along. Witch Hazel is perfect for soothing your baby’s rash and it’s also a lot cheaper than most creams. It provides relief and helps with the skins healing process.
We think it’s time to stock up on the Witch Hazel!