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Organic Cornflower


What does this mean?

Inci:Centaurea cyanus

Dried cornflowers used for soothing and astringent properties in natural skin and hair care products - can use in eye gels


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.
Body baths.
Water or oil-soluble?
Water 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.
Related/Synergistic Products
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.


Click on the link below to be directed to a guide including recipes featuring Cornflower (Organic).