The Physic Garden Answering our Skin SOS

Author: F&F   Date Posted:5 July 2018 

We’re in the thick of it now - Winter has truly made its mark and it’s about this time of the year that your skin takes another turn for the worse - your skin is 99% dry and the red patches have taken over new territories. Don't panic, we have a solution!

It isn’t all doom and gloom as the F&F customer favourite The Physic Garden is here to soothe the struggles and irritations that your winter skin is putting you through.

Based in Melbourne, The Physic Garden use organic and wildcrafted herbs to produce soothing, velvety natural balms and deodorants. All their ingredients come from healing herbs and nourishing oils that the company source locally to ensure that each jar contains only the best performing ingredients. The company’s ethos is that nature has provided us with our very own medicine cabinet which can easily be incorporated back into our lives - this philosophy is one we adore and champion here at F&F as our go-to salves this winter have been the Eucalyptus and Skin Rescue balms.

Thicker than your average lotion, these rich formulations absorb easily into the skin and don’t leave a greasy residue behind. They're easy to use and carry around with you. 

Skin Rescue Balm at Flora & Fauna

The Physic Garden Skin Rescue with its shea butter and olive oil is a saviour this winter by creating a protective barrier from the harsh elements while also nourishing dry and irritated skin. Calendula is another skin healing powerhouse that is naturally antibacterial and works beautifully with gotu kola and chickweed - both of which have anti-inflammatory properties which help soothe itching and calm redness. The Skin Rescue contains only natural ingredients and non-irritating oils making it safe and effective to use wherever needed or for any age (it is essential oil and fragrance free). The balm is gentle and easy to apply, and a little goes a long way. It is an easy solution to keep that skin smiling throughout the remainder of the season - or any time of the year!

Eucalyptus Rub at Flora & Fauna

Another cabinet essential is The Physic Garden Eucalyptus Rub, aka the best natural alternative to mainstream chest rubs. When applied directly to the skin, the balm gently warms the area without the chemical concoction of petroleum jelly and paraffins. You’re immediately comforted by the distinctive and uplifting scent of australian eucalyptus - our hero ingredient this winter- which is supported by medicinal plants such as peppermint, rosemary and elderflower. The balm works best when applied with slow circular strokes as this allows the healing herbs to absorb completely. With its 5 star rating, it’s clearly not only our favourite but our customers too!

Both balms are vegan & certified cruelty-free and are available in two sizes - mini 25g and 50g.

You can find all The Physic Garden Balms and Rubs here


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