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- About Garden of Wisdom
Garden of Wisdom's Blue Mallow Hyaluronic Acid Serum is a healing and hydrating blend of Blue Mallow and L-Carnosine. This serum softens rough and damaged skin. As a natural anti-inflammatory, blue mallow extract soothes irritated and swollen skin. Refreshing, our Blue Mallow HA Serum is moisturizing and highly hydrating to dehydrated skin. L-Carnosine has anti-aging properties and is cell-protecting.
Hyaluronic acid is a famous active known for holding over 1,000 times its weight in water. This ability makes it one of the best hydrators a person could turn to. Hyaluronic acid also protects the skin while allowing it to breathe. It causes the skin to appear plumper, fills in fine lines, and dries quickly without leaving a sticky residue on the skin.
Method of Application
Apply a few drops of this serum to your clean fingertips, and smooth it across clean skin. Use during the water-soluble phase of your skin routine (after you cleanse, tone, and exfoliate, but before applying any oils or creams). Spritzing with spring water, hydrosol, or one of our fruit hydrating mists first will allow this serum to glide across your skin evenly and without the familiar tugging of the skin. The bonus is that your products will go much further when skin is moist.
Another option would be to add 2-3 drops of your hyaluronic serum into the clean palm of your hand. You can then add 2-3 drops of your serum into the palm of your hand with the hyaluronic acid. Spritz your face and neck, emulsify the serums with your fingertips, and pat into your moistened face and Décolleté.
Shelf Life and Storage Information for
Products and Ingredients
Finished products generally don't need to be refrigerated as they are preserved, but you can refrigerate them to extend their shelf life. Shelf life for most products is 9 - 12 months. Vitamin C and VitaResurface products should always be refrigerated to extend their shelf life.
Sample sizes do have a shorter shelf life (generally 3-6 months) and items in jars can dry up quicker than this if the lid is not tightened well enough (except our Vitamin C Serums - use within 90 days).Please keep your products out of high humidity, heat, direct light and keep in a dark cabinet when possible.
Exfoliating Acid products have a shelf life of 9 - 12 months. The only thing we don't suggest refrigerating are the Mandelic Serums or the Salicylic Acid Serums as those can crystallize in the refrigerator. If this happens you can set the product into a hot water bath to see if the crystals will dissolve.
Additional Items Requiring Refrigeration
Hydrosols - Remove 1 ounce of hydrosol and add into a separate, sterilized spray bottle and spritzer. Keep the larger bottle in the refrigerator.
Carrier Oils - Generally you can refrigerate all carrier oils although some of the very rich oils will solidify. This is fine. All you have to do is take it out warm it up at room temp and it should liquefy. If not, setting the bottle in a hot water bath and occasionally shaking the bottle will hopefully turn to a liquid. ^There are some oils that have a super long shelf life like Coconut Cream and Jojoba Oil. Refrigeration is not necessary but it surely won't hurt.
Essential Oils - Essential oils are best stored in a cool dark place.
Co2 Extracts - These should always be refrigerated.
Butters - We suggest refrigerating our "skincare' butters. You can take out what you need and keep the rest in the fridge.
Clays - Keep in a dry, dark place. Shelf life is at least 2 years.
Herbs - All herbs (whole or ground) should be kept in a dark, cool and dry location.
Herbal (liquid) Extracts - These are created using alcohol. The alcohol pulls the constituents from each herb. Root, Trunk, Leaves, and Flowers. Extracts have a shelf life of 3-5 years. They can be kept in the refrigerator (or a dark DRY place)
Other Various Raw Ingredients - i.e. Sodium PCA, Honeyquat, Oat Beta Glucan etc. will all have a different shelf life.
Spring Water hydrating, solvent
Blue Mallow Extract healing, soothing, protecting
L-Carnosine extends life of skin cells, protects cells from oxidation-induced stress damage, rejuvenates aging cells, maintains cellular homeostasis
Hyaluronic Acid 1% (bio-engineered source) hydrating, holds up to 1,000 times its weight in water
Optiphen broad spectrum, paraben free preservative (does not release formaldehyde)
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