What is Hamamelis?
Hamamelis is native of the East Coast of North America. For years
people have used distillate product of the leaves and bark of Hamamelis virginiana for bruises, sprains, insect bites, burns, and sunburns.
Does it work?
Yes, it does. It has anti-inflammatory properties. Multiple studies have confirmed this.
What is the science behind it?
First of all polymeric proanthocyanidins act as good proliferation stimulants for skin cells.
There is clear evidence that procyanidins reduce irritation and help to reestablish the barrier function of the skin.
Will my skin tolerate it?
Hamamelis is usually well tolerated for most people. However if you experience any unusual event, stop using it immediately.
How can I use it?
You can use it as an astringent in combination with other products.
How often can I use it?
You can use it twice a day.