The Natural Powerhouse for the Skin!
The Aspens are a collection group of trees that are Northern Hemisphere natives, extending into high-altitude regions here in the U.S. What sets apart aspens, is that they generally grow in clonal colonies- meaning, that they come from a single seedling and spread out with new stems rising up over 130 ft. from the parent tree :0 They also have the uncanny ability to survive forest fires since their roots grow below the heat of the fire, with new sprouts even appearing after the fire has burned out. During the springtime, aspen bark provides a vital nutritional source for wildlife as part of their seasonal foraging. One of the more popular wood materials utilized for roofing and construction, it's also very commonly used in sauna interiors as it can be heat-treated and has a nice-looking finished look. So what exactly does this awesome wood do in regards to skin? The secret is in the aspen's bark: bark extract has been used for centuries to cure a variety of ailments, providing a variety a anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties. It has been medically proven to relieve headaches and reduce low back pain as well! As for its antioxidant properties, aspen bark can aid in reducing the signs of aging and improving overall skin health as a natural free-radical scavenger :)
The Beauty Closet Recommends:
100% Natural Aloe Vera Gele'
[4 oz. size]
Comes in a 2, 4, & 8 oz. size option ranging from $5-$17 so there's the right price and size out there for you! Perfect for those looking for a great natural soothing topical treatment that doesn't contain tons of unwanted, yucky ingredients. Great for sunburns, wind burns, minor kitchen burns, skin rashes, chapped/dry hands and feet, and even insect bites! Can be applied as often as desired and doesn't leave behind an unwanted residue on the skin, but it does dry quickly and contains no parabens and 100% natural ingredients :) Apply underneath your makeup and improve the overall finished look of your makeup too! Use as a spot treatment or apply to your entire neck and face area as you see fit! Won't irritate even the most sensitive of skin and super affordable = win-win!