When Parisian-born founder, Sofia became a mother, her concerns about pollution and daily stress had quite an impact on her and her daughter’s wellbeing. Sofia contacted a French aromatherapy laboratory famed for its expertise in rare and precious essential oils, and 1001 Remedies was born!
With the belief that beauty starts with wellness, all 1001 Remedies products contain only 100% natural or organic ingredients and are free from parabens, phtalates, animal substances, OGM, silicones and are not tested on animals. The formulas also avoid unnecessary actives or ingredients.
1001 Remedies combines ancient exotic ingredients, state-of-the-art science and a hint of Parisian “je ne sais quoi”. The carefully selected precious and active essential oils are sourced using cold extractions and steaming distillation to retain their healing virtues and deliver the best results.
Peppermint Oil is grown in Europe and the Middle East, peppermint oil has been used in the past to help relieve muscle spasms, assist with various digestive concerns and is also antibacterial. When used topically, it can help with muscle and nerve pain.
Evening Primrose Oil has a host of remarkable health benefits and is used for a variety of skin concerns such as eczema, psoriasis and acne. It has also been used in the prevention of hair loss.
Rock Rose Oil is grown in Greece and Spain and is a very fast acting aromatherapy oil. It has antiseptic and astringent properties leading to this ingredient often being used in acne treatments.
Helichrysum Oil is grown in the South of France, Italy, Yugoslavia and other Mediterranean countries. Named after it’s bright golden flowers ((Helios = sun and chrysos = gold), this oil is often used to treat burns and psoriasis thanks to it’s skin healing and anti-inflammatory properties.
Aloe Vera is known for it’s nutritional and medicinal benefits. The antioxidant and antibacterial properties found in Aloe Vera help to treat burns, abrasions, psoriasis and mouth ulcers.
Maïtake originates from Japan and is used for its anti-ageing effects, ability to plump the skin and stimulate the production of collagen.
Argan Oil originally from North Africa, this rich oil contains omega-6 and omega-9 and helps to protect skin and hair against harsh climates by maintaining hydration. Vitamin E and fatty acids give this oil its exceptional antioxidant properties.
Prickly Pear Seed Oil is grown in dry climates such as Mexico and Morocco. It is rich in amino acids, antioxidants and Vitamin K. It is known for its moisturising and softening properties as well as the ability to maintain skin’s elasticity.
Myrrh Oil grown in North East Africa and Southern Arabia has been used in religious ceremonies for thousands of years. It has a cooling, soothing and astringent effect on skin.
1001 Remedies Products
1001 Remedies Good Night Sleep Relaxing Balm – this calming and soothing sleep aid with 8 essential oils encourage peaceful sleep. Neroli oil, Chamomile, Melissa and Lavender oils help to ease away tensions, anxiety and stress for a better quality sleep.
Simply rub a small amount of the balm on the décolleté and inside the wrists for a deeper sleep. A shower one hour before going to bed and/or relaxing music will ensure your body and spirit remain in balance.
1001 Remedies Magic Skin Repair Gel – soothes away skin imperfections with a blend of 14 pure essential oils and Aloe Vera. This soothing, cooling and healing gel can be used to treat acne, bruises, face spots, skin rashes or any other skin blemishes.
When treating acne, bruises, face spots, skin rashes or any other skin blemishes, apply directly to the affected area and massage gently until you feel it has penetrated your skin.
1001 Remedies PurAir – This delightfully scented room spray is a firm favourite in the Face the Future office! The blend of 19 essential oils including eucalyptus and peppermint help you breathe fresher air, boost your immunity and escape pollution.
Also available in a travel size, perfect for your handbag and taking on holiday!
1001 Remedies Treasure Oil Premium Argan Oil – this multi purpose oil delivers rich antioxidant properties to both and skin hair. When applied to hair, it feels instantly silky and healthy. When applied to skin, skin is deeply nourished and after several applications stretch marks and tissue scars are reduced. Also available in travel size.
Before washing your hair, massage the oil deep into your hair and roots. Leave 1001 Remedies Treasure Oil Premium Argan Oil to rest one or two hours for thorough action before washing your hair as normal.
For dry skin, irritation or marks left by cellulite and stretch marks apply the oil and massage in a circular motion until it has been absorbed.
Written for you by: Alex, Face the Future
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