Natural Flower Extracts Can Be Allergenic?

Gorgeous as these flowers are, it’s important to remember that if you have very sensitive skin, even the most natural extracts and oils of flowers, fruits, and various plants can be allergenic. Many flowers are on published allergen lists — individually, or as part of Fragrance Mixes. Other flower or plant oils are comedogenic, too (to …

What Sensitive Skin Should Avoid: Can You Spot The Allergen In This Picture?

What Sensitive Skin Should Avoid: Can You Spot The Allergen In This Picture?

Got sensitive skin? What in this picture should you be wary of? If you guessed the chemicals on the piece of paper on the left, you’d be wrong. Everything in the photo above is a common allergen: The chemicals on the paper on the left (more on these below); The organic sprigs of lavender (top right); Mint (bottom right); Tree …