5th System__ Hydrating_ is a process that requires minute amounts of essential oils to transform the skin cells, back to their natural, healthy condition. By combining oxygen to the hydrosol, a molecular charge exists; the key exchange takes place. A practical approach for what a little bit of protection offers. Misting the face with hydrosol, distillates of Lavender, Lemon Balm, Clarifying Toner, Rose Geranium, Rosemary, and or the Spearmint/Peppermint blend. This air freshener, ions, osmosis begins to hydrate healthy skin cells...Whole Plants for Whole People.
All skin types will benefit from staying hydrated. For oily skin types this fifth step will release any deep blockages in the pores created by sebaceous oils settling in the pores, which is where bacteria feeds and acne develops. Normal skin will benefit with more hydration and less fine lines. And dry thin skin will benefit from hydrating by keeping their skin from becoming itchy, scaly, and finally forming abrasions and deep wrinkles.
Our skin will have naturally occurring, antioxidant protection built into the five step system to help us maintain our vitality. Here a few descriptions and reminders to help you decide what hydrosols your skincare needs.
Lemon Balm Hydrosol: Promotes relaxation and is calming but not a sedative. Works well to spray on your face and breathe this mist to settle down headaches caused by fatigue and stress.
Soothes, eczema and dry patchy skin. A good cleanser for all skin types.
Lavender Hydrosol: Cooling, calming, and soothing on damaged fragile skin. Caused by sunburn, eczema, psoriasis, scrapes, and bug bites. Antiseptic, cleanser and toner for all skin types.
Rose Geranium Hydrosol: Mist for dry, mature, sensitive, and dull skin. It will revitalize the skin. Geranium will stop hot flashes. Rose Geranium instills feelings of joy by signalling out fatigued. It is noticeable, after misting your face and hair, it restores your energy. It is an anti-inflammatory, and restores the reproductive and circulatory system.
Rosemary: Great for problem skin, calms irritation, bumps, and roughness. Clarifies and brightens all complexions. Rosemary is soothing on psoriasis, is mildly antiseptic, and it is anti-infectious.
Sage: A strong anti-oxidant. Sage restores vitality by stimulating the circulation system. Works well on cuts, scrapes, and skin abrasions caused by shaving.
Clarifying Toner: Anti-oxidant. Good cleanser and first aid for skin rashes and acnes. A good antidote for mild acne flair ups. Clarifying Toner helps maintain clear complexions, balance the skin mantle and balance the skins PH. Great cosmetic to maintain a healthy beautiful complexion.
Peppermint/Spearmint Hydrosol: Cooling yet stimulating, an anti-inflammatory and mild antiseptic. A mild anti-oxidant. A great mist to cool hot flashes. Peppermint/Spearmint hydrosol, combats itching and stings, calms razor burn and is a nice cosmetic for aftershave hydrotherapy.
This last step, but not least can enhance the fresh look of your make up. Just mist your face throughout the day to maintain hydration.