Finding The Right Skincare Products Can Be Difficult

After cleansing, how does your skin feel?

A. Normal or with a little bit of oil in the T-zone

B. Tight and dry

C. Hot and irritated

D. Oily

How does your skin look during the day?

A. Generally fine, perhaps with a little T-zone oiliness

B. Some dry patches and generally dull

C. A little red with some flaky patches

D. Somewhat shiny

How often do you experience skin breakouts?

A. Rarely

B. Hardly Ever

C. Occasionally

D. Quite often

How would you describe your skin texture?

A. Even skin tone, with fine to average pore size

B. May have surface capillaries

C. Can appear blotchy

D. Open pores, blackheads and redness

MOSTLY A

BALANCING

  • Normal/Combination Profile
  • Even skin tone, with fine to average pore size
  • May have enlarged pores with T-zone oiliness and dryer areas on the rest of face
  • Occasional breakouts
  • Some blackheads

We recommend the Miessence Balancing range, the perfect blend of certified organic botanical ingredients for both normal and combination skin.

Miessence Balancing RangeThe Balancing range includes:

Marigold (calendula) – Calendula is antiseptic and anti-fungal and contains hormone and Vitamin A percursors to help soothe, heal, and restore skin.

Chamomile – Chamomile extract has counter-irritant, anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties.

Marshmallow – Marshmallow leaf (or Althea) has been used since ancient times as an antiinflammatory to soothe and heal the skin. Its name is derived from Greek, meaning healing.

Olive – Olive extract is a unique anti-oxidant from the olive leaf. It protects both your skin and the polyunsaturated oils in our products from free radical damage. It reduces skin damage caused by pollution and UV radiation, therefore protecting the skin from photo aging. It also improves skin hydration and elasticity.

St Johns Wort – St Johns Wort flowering herb is soothing, antiinflammatory

MOSTLY B

REJUVENATING

  • Dry/Mature Profile
  • Needs extra nourishment
  • Some loss of elasticity
  • May have some dry patches
  • Dull complexion / no sheen
  • May have surface capillaries

We recommend the Miessence Rejuvenating Skin Essential Range with 100% bioactive ingredients especially chosen to nourish and add moisture.

Miessence Rejuvenating RangeThe Rejuvenating range includes:

Chamomile – Chamomile extract has counter-irritant, anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties.

Gotu Kola – Gotu Kola herb is one of the reported elixirs of life, as is Ginseng. Gotu Kola is said to be useful for stressed skin, to heal wounds, dermatitis, inflammations and is a valued skin tonic.

Hops – Extracted from the strobiles of the female plant, hops is antiseptic, soothing, toning and astringent. It may also be effective against cysts.

Horsetail – It is an effective remedy for psoriasis, dandruff, eczema and similar skin conditions. It has also been praised for its ability to reduce swelling of the eyelids and heal wounds.

Nettle – Stinging Nettle leaf is said to increase micro-circulation of the skin. It stimulates metabolism and is used in the treatment of dark circles around the eyes.

MOSTLY C

SOOTHING

  • Sensitive Profile
  • May have surface capillaries & flaky patches
  • Can feel irritated and itchy
  • Can appear blotchy
  • Allergic reactions are common
  • Flushed and red easily

Those with sensitive skin need special care for their skin, the Miessence Soothing rangehas been formulated to gently cleanse and moisturise skin prone to sensitivity.

The Soothing range includes:

Chamomile – Chamomile extract has counter-irritant, anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties.

Horsechestnut – Horsechestnut seed is an excellent treatment for blotchy and sensitive skin. It helps to strengthen capillaries and is antiinflammatory.

St Johns Wort – St Johns Wort flowering herb is soothing, antiinflammatory

Witch Hazel – Witch Hazel leaf extract soothes inflamed skin. It is astringent and antiinflammatory.

 

MOSTLY D

PURIFYING

  • Oily/Problem Profile
  • Can have oily sheen
  • Breakouts/blemishes
  • Congestion/clogging
  • Open pores, blackheads and redness

Problem skin is a problem no longer, Miessence Purifying range uses gentle, effective herbs that will leave your skin feeling soft, clean and fresh, without feeling stripped and dry.

The Purifying range includes:

Burdock – Burdock root has been used as a remedy against skin cancer in Chile, China, India, Canada and Russia. Herbalists praise it as an excellent remedy for acne and eczema. Burdock is said to restore the smoothness of the skin.

Echinacea purpurea – Echinacea herb is used internally as a blood purifier. Externally, it helps speed the healing of skin conditions caused by acne, eczema and other problems. Firms and tones the skin.

Nettle – Stinging Nettle leaf is said to increase micro-circulation of the skin. It stimulates metabolism and is used in the treatment of dark circles around the eyes.

Plantain – Plantain leaf is said to soothe and heal many skin conditions. It is toning, an astringent (contracts skin tissues) and reduces oil secretions of the skin.

Witch Hazel – Witch Hazel leaf extract soothes inflamed skin. It is astringent and antiinflammatory.

Skin Essentials Packs to create simple two minute daily skincare routines can be purchased online. The entire Miessence certified organic product range for health, home and body can be purchased online from my online shop viawww.minaturals.miessence.com


This article has been reproduced with kind permission from an article posted on the Miessence HQ blog by Rob Bentley trading as MiNaturals, a UK Miessence Independent Representative. If you’re interested in joining my growing team of independent representatives watch these short video’sand get in touch.