Being a part of the chamomile family, blue tansy is full of calming and soothing benefits for skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis and other inflammatory issues, from very sensitive skin and acne to dryness and signs of ageing.
Perfect for damaged skin and healing and preventing breakouts, it is incredibly soothing, minimising inflammation and regenerating skin at a cellular level.
The plant is native to Morocco and part of the chamomile family, Its high levels of azulene a naturally occurring component that gives blue tansy its deep blue appearance, makes it rich in antioxidants and skin soothing properties.
The use of blue tansy in skincare formulations has increased in popularity over the last few years and its use in skincare products is relatively new.
Anti-inflammatory Properties: Which helps fight against bacteria on your skin, the oil helps soothe redness, inflammation, swelling.
High in Antioxidants: It helps protect against free radicals in the environment and stress on your skin.
Low Comedogenic Rating: It is a naturally light oil, which makes it a great choice for acne prone skin, ingredients that have low comedogenic ratings are less likely to clog pores.
Camphor is found in the concentration in blue tansy which support the healing and repairing of damaged skin, this is beneficial for those who have blemishes, or barrier irritation, given camphor’s natural antibacterial and anti-fungal benefits it also helps to reduce infections.
What makes Blue Tansy Blue?
Blue tansy oil is steam-distilled from the stems and flowers of the plant. While the flowers themselves are actually yellow in colour, the steam distillation process releases the chemical chamazulene, when heated, chamazulene turns a deep blue, leaving behind a richly coloured oil.
What Does Blue Tansy Smell Like?
It has a unique and distinct smell, sweet, and also a herbal smell due to the high camphor content.