MUGWORT (ARTEMISIA)

MUGWORT (ARTEMISIA)

Probably, you notice Mugwort content that has been hugely popular lately ^.^ But from time to time, many many different ingredients are getting popular but are these actually good or will be beneficial to my skin? You are the one that should be decided ^.~ Here, there are brief details of Mugwort and its history – because Iโ€™m obsessed with history these days โ™กโ™ก

Mugwort Plant (Artemisia) โ™ก

Mugwort, the Artemisia plant, was an ingredient that I saw in many of my favorite brands, which I was very curious about.

As you can guess, the name of the plant comes from the goddess Artemis in Greek Mythology. This plant has been used in alternative medicine since ancient times. It is even used in the treatment of malaria in China and Vietnam. It is known that it has many benefits for the human body.

The plant first came into our lives with Korean cosmetics in skin care. There are more than 500 varieties of the plant, but the Artemisia Annua type is mostly used in skin care. Korean brands are proud of using the genus of this plant that grows on their own islands. The extract side extract is used, not the essential oil of the plant.

Benefits of Mugwort for Skin

So why is this plant used in skin care? There are many reasons for this. The most prominent features; It is anti-inflammatory (anti-inflammatory), antibacterial, antifungal and antioxidant. Since it is suitable for all skin types and all age ranges that are not allergic to this plant, it has a wide range of uses. It soothes, heals, nourishes and moisturizes the skin. Thanks to its antioxidant properties, we can also say that it has anti-aging properties. It is also rich in vitamin E.

My favourite mugwort products โ™ก โ™ก Missha – Time Revolution Artemisia Treatment Essence
Isntree – Mugwort Clay Mask

You can use Isntree Clay Mask for a part of Fiddy’s Method as well ^.^

Coming to my experience, I use the Time Revolution Artemisia Treatment Essence of the Missha brand. It is a very suitable product for my combination skin. I use it when I need it in my morning and evening routine. I have to say that it calms very well, especially when my skin is sensitive, and at the same time as an essence it was enough for me to moisturize. The product is also very striking with its double fermenting method and containing 100% Artemisia extract.

IMPORTANT: I recommend using a tester before purchasing a Mugwort-containing product in case of allergies.  

Stay beautiful ^.~



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