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Witch Hazel

which HazelAre you interested in having the best skin that you can but not sure how to achieve it? If so, you may want to consider doing some research to help you find the best products to allow your skin to look its best. For instance, did you know that witch hazel distillate is a great ingredient that has been used for many years to help improve the look of the skin.

Many people may not know that witch hazel distillate can really well to help the skin look clean and help to keep it that way. There are many people who choose to use this great product to allow their skin to look great day after day.

Witch Hazel has potent antioxidant properties (Sources: Phytotherapy Research, June 2002, pages 364–367; and Journal of Dermatological Science, July 1995, pages 25–34) and some anti-irritant properties (Source: Skin Pharmacology and Applied Skin Physiology, March-April 2002, pages 125–132). However, according to the Consumer’s Dictionary of Cosmetic Ingredients (Sixth Edition, Ruth Winter, 2005, Three Rivers Press), “Witch hazel has an ethanol [alcohol] content of 70 to 80 percent and a tannin content of 2 to 9 percent. Witch hazel water … contains 15% ethanol.” The alcohol can be an irritant. Witch hazel’s high tannin content (and tannin is a potent antioxidant), can also be irritating when used repeatedly on skin, although when used for initial swelling from burns it can reduce inflammation.”

So, as you can see from the above that this is a great product to use and can really work wonders for most people and help to improve the overall look of the skin. The best way to use this ingredient is by purchasing ZENMED products. These can really work great to help your skin look and feel its best.

Witch Hazel has been used for a long time in ZENMED skin care products and you can use it really allow your skin to look and feel its best. There are many ZENMED products, many of those working to reduce acne that can work to help you skin look its best. Many ZENMED products that work to reduce acne offer this great ingredient and it can really work well for most anyone who uses it on a regular basis. So, you should put it to work for you.

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ONE COMMENT ON THIS POST To “Witch Hazel”

  • VANYA

    September 1, 2009 at 1:42 am

    With such great characteristics, it isn’t surprising that witch hazel has been used for so long in virtually every skin care product.

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