SPICES TO BOOST YOUR MOOD

Mood Boosting Skin Care to Beat the Winter Blues

The holidays are fast approaching which means the winter blues are approaching as well. As the days get longer and colder, we can start to feel more tired and “blah.” The winter blues can wreak havoc in our daily lives and our skin, causing dryness, itchiness, and irritation. Thankfully, our Saffron Energizing Vitamin Mask contains seasonal spices and essential oils that can boost your skin’s immunity and your mood.  

Saffron Saffron is a rare and expensive Ayurvedic ingredient that brightens and protects skin. Saffron is highly prized for its noticeable anti-inflammatory and therapeutic properties. Like Turmeric and carrots, it contains carotenoids that lift the skin and fight acne. This fiery-orange spice containing Vitamin C also plays a role in collagen production and providing relief to irritated skin. Saffron may also provide mood support. Compounds in the plant exert anti-depressant effects and keep energy levels balanced without causing side effects.

Orange Blossom Topically, Orange Blossom promotes smoothness and radiance. It is beneficial for reducing acne and maintaining the health and appearance of the skin. For thousands of years, Orange Oil has been coveted in traditional medicine for its natural ability to enhance immunity and reduce numerous ailments. The chemical constitutes of Orange Oil have antioxidant, stimulating, and detoxifying properties. In aromatherapy applications, it is also believed to exhibit sedative activity. Orange Oil has a pleasant and cheerful scent that is simultaneously relaxing and calming.  

Ginseng Ginseng is another antioxidant and anti-inflammatory extract. Ginseng prevents premature aging and maintains skin’s elasticity. It energizes, nourishes, and revitalizes dull complexion. Ginseng also inhibits hyper pigmentation and oil production. Ginseng could also help improve mental health, social functioning and memory. Ginseng effectively regulates the hormonal and immune response to stress, thus making it an effective and therapeutic to alleviate anxiety.

Licorice Licorice used as an herbal tea ingredient is great for indigestion and heartburn. When applied as a serum, it is soothing and relieves irritation. Licorice also calms the nervous system. So, when you’re feeling frazzled from the festivities, Sonage’s Opalex Lightening Serum can provide relief naturally.  

Final Thoughts While we’re all about moody fall and winter fashion, if you’re really feeling depressed you should consult a physician. But if you’re just feeling a little “down,” things like adding pleasant scents or a night of pampering could help you feel better, too.