From the flowers
Cornflowers have a soothing and astringent effect on the skin
Which products to use it in
Skin toners as Cornflowers have a softening effect
Foam baths and Shampoos
All kinds of eye care products: eye baths, eye washes and eye gels as it will soothe inflamed and irritated skin
In Hair Rinses it will deepen the colour of fair and grey hair
Water or oil-soluble?
Can I add it to ready-made products?
The dried flowers can be added to exfoliaters, bath melts and fizzy bath bombs.
How to use in products
For Foam Baths, Mouth Washes, Eye Baths and Wound Washes, and as a Hair Rinse, make an Infusion of 15-20g flowers per 1 litre of water
For Shampoos and Skin Toners, use 15-20g per 1 litre of water and use the Infusion instead of water in your Recipe
Storage and Shelf Life
2-3 years. Store in the dark and keep dry.
For eye products like eye gels, combine with Arnica Tincture (against puffiness) and Eyebright Tincture
Especially for around the eyes combine with Cucumber Extract for its soothing properties and as it is a moisturiser in itself, it will give you a two-in-one product