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Herbal Hydration: Moisturizing Your Skin from the Inside Out

 

Hi natural beauties! At Huna, we believe strongly in the world of Plant Medicine! Skin issues are understood and treated from both an internal and external approach. In order to most effectively treat these complex skin issues, we look to an optimal combined internal and external healing approach. Fortunately, There is an abundance of foods and herbs available to us that offer skin-targeting properties and nutrition. In combination, our Huna  “Nourish” product range provides science-backed formulations of botanicals, herbs, and fruit extracts to combat dry and dehydrated skin. 

We are thrilled to recently expand the Huna Skin ‘Nourish’ range with our newest formulation, the Huna Okanagan Orchards Fruit and Honey Mask. A luxurious treatment mask formulated to rebuild moisture and hydration levels in the skin while soothing, softening and promoting healing. Huna farm-grown honey instantly nourishes skin and infuses the epidermis with age-defying enzymes, essential vitamins and minerals, probiotics, and valuable nutrients to deeply nourish, hydrate, plump and visibly rejuvenate skin. 

Huna Okanagan Orchard Fruit and Honey Mask ($80)

At Huna, we strive to make it easy for you to achieve supple hydration through our skin product ranges (and of course, our Skin Nutrition Beauty Tea’s!) We are equally passionate about providing you with easy tips + tricks to improve skin concerns, within! This is why we have rounded up a list of 9 herbs to help you achieve moisture and combat dry skin. 

“If you want moisturized, plump skin you should be mindful that you are eating water-dense, high-fat, antioxidant-rich, hydrating foods known for their complexion-changing properties.”

9 Skin-Moisturizing Herbs

Peppermint


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Peppermint is known as the world’s oldest medicine for treating an abundance of skin problems. It is loaded with Omega 3 fatty acids and vitamins A & C, that nourish dull skin. 

Horsetail


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Horsetail is a plant extract, offering a large number of skin benefits. It contains rich levels of silicic acid, which helps strengthen connective tissues, and antioxidants which fight free radical damage that breaks down collagen. Additionally, silica helps keep the skin youthful and glowing. It also contains anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, which help in delaying the aging process.

Fennel


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Fennel seeds serve your skin by providing various vitamins, which in turn give you a younger looking skin. Fennel tea, when consumed on a daily basis, helps in improving the overall texture of the skin as it treats acne and makes your skin glowing.

Chamomile


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Sipping into hot chamomile tea could do wonders for your skin! Chamomile tea contains many vitamins and minerals like potassium, magnesium, calcium, sodium, thiamin, riboflavin, and vitamin A. This magic herb is also packed with antioxidants which helps boost your skin health!

Calendula

Calendula is the most effective herb for healing chapped, irritated and inflamed skin. Its powerful anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and antibacterial properties have been used for easing various dry-skin problems like rashes, dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis, and so on.

Nettle


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Nettle has a natural ability to calm and soothe inflammation, which makes it the perfect choice for helping to reduce redness in dry skin. Very rich in nourishing essential vitamins A,C,K and B, key minerals, polyphenols, and contains the complete profile of essential amino acids. 

Lemon Balm

One of nature’s strongest “Nervines” works to ease anxiety, and nervous tension in the body. Lemon Balm calms, soothes, and provides tone to the skin.

Skullcap


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Skullcap leaves heal and protect against sun damage. This is due to a little flavonoid called baicalin; not to get too scientific on you, but baicalin is a proven cellular regenerator that increases the firmness of our skin and its elasticity.

Marshmallow


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Marshmallow provides mucilage that is instantly soothing to the mucous membranes, tissues and skin of the body. It work to soothe and lubricate internal organs.

Huna Founder + Formulator, suggests sipping herbal teas for a quick and effective form of absorbortation of these herb-nourishing properties. Huna offers three targeted Skin Nutrition Beauty Tea’s, loaded with herbs to clarify, revitalize, and nourish skin health. Of course, each of the 9 skin-moisturizing herbs listed above can be found in our beautifying tea blends!

Wishing you all hydrated + glowing skin! 

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