When we think of lotus all we can imagine is purity and religious importance. But did you know that this flower holds a major significance in the Korean beauty world? Yes, lotus aka lotus root extract or Nelumbo Nucifera has some amazing skincare benefits. Lotus is rich in nutrients and antioxidants that help your skin stay healthy. Skincare packed with lotus root goodness protects your skin from environmental damage such as UV rays and pollution. Moreover, lotus flowers have anti-inflammatory properties too. Let’s take you along some of the natural beauty benefits of the lotus flower to get healthy and glowing skin.
1) It soothes skin
Known for anti-inflammatory properties, Lotus helps in reducing the redness and skin irritants. The calming and soothing properties of flowers penetrate deep into your skin that instantly freshen up the skin. Using lotus extracts infused products can help in enhancing blood circulation and will also stimulate your skin. Moreover, lotus flowers help in healing inflammation and wounds. Product recommendation: Our super effective Mama Cica Zit Away Treatment Patches are recommended for treating acne and spots in a unique and hassle-free way. These translucent acne patches are enriched with the goodness of tea tree oil along with other skin-benefiting ingredients like lotus root, cica that help in reducing redness, preventing pimples, unclog pores, and calm inflammation.
2) Prevents acne
Well-known for its oil-balancing properties, Lotus root extract helps in the prevention of future acne breakouts. Also, it has antibacterial and antifungal properties that keep acne-causing bacteria at bay. Moreover, anti-fungal properties help in treating many other skin disorders as well.Product recommendation: For refreshingly clear and spotless skin, our Mama Cica Intense Oil Control Essence works wonders. It is a lightweight, hydrating facial essence that controls excess oil, clarifies pores and deep cleanses your skin. Dealing with acne breakouts? This is a must-have as it calms your skin and controls breakouts and blackheads!
3) Has anti-ageing benefits
Lotus root contains potent vitamins such as vitamin B, C and antioxidants that protect your skin from free radicals that damage skin and cause early signs of ageing. These compounds project elastin and collagen providing anti-aging benefits and helps in improving the elasticity. It means you’ll have stronger skin cells, firmer-looking skin and fewer fine lines and wrinkles.
Product recommendation: Our top-seller Mama Cica Dark Circle Fading Under Eye Cream is loaded with antioxidants and brightening ingredients to deeply hydrate and tighten the delicate area around your eyes. This wrinkle-fighting under-eye cream is enriched with the goodness of lotus root extract, packed with vitamin B and C that helps to boost collagen production, keeps your skin toned and soothes your skin from irritation. Time to reveal firmer and youthful-looking skin!
4) Brightens skin
Our all-rounder flower, Lotus, is packed with the goodness of vitamin A, B, C and other minerals that helps to brighten your skin complexion and gives your skin a radiant look/ vitamin A and C help in improving the colour of your skin tone caused due to pigmentation, dark spots, blemishes and acne scars.
Product recommendation: A multi-tasking hero, Mama Cica Dark Spot Correcting Ampoule helps in targeting your dark spots, and breakouts while giving you luminous skin. Packed with lotus root, tamanu oil and super-plumping hyaluronic acid, it clarifies, soothes and moisturizes your skin revealing a smooth and radiant complexion.
5) Controls excess oil
Best for the oily skin, lotus root extract is known to help in controlling the sebum production without stripping off the natural moisture balance. Also, it helps to minimise the appearance of pores and purifies your clogged pores.
Product recommendation: Our skin-healing Mama Cica Oil-Control Overnight Mask helps unclog pores, absorb excess oil, hydrate and brighten skin all at one go! Loaded with lotus root extracts, this hydrating mask helps control excess oil, and prevent pimples and breakouts, while adding a lit glow to your skin.
6) Natural astringent for skin
Lotus root extract has natural astringent properties that help to refine your pores making a sign of healthy skin. With regular use, our pore sizes get reduced and they become less visible. It helps in fighting acne and blemishes in the future while giving your skin a clean and healthy look.
Product recommendation: Are you always on the lookout for a product that provides you instant hydration in this scorching summers? Our oil-control Mama Cica Rejuvenating Face Mist is a great skin pick-me-up for warmer days ahead as it works in dealing open pores, acne and dullness! Enriched with lotus root, cica and tea tree oil, this super-refreshing mist tightens pores, controls shine and soothes skin. A must-have for dull and oily skin beauties!
7) Promotes even skin tone
Packed with vitamin B, C, iron and protein, lotus root helps in maintaining healthy and purified skin. The antioxidants present in the lotus root prevents further damage and are packed with alpha hydroxy acid (AHA), it mildly exfoliates your skin while making it look polished.
Product recommendation: Quench’s Mama Cica Pore Clearing Exfoliating Face Wash draws out unwanted debris from the skin and leaves it super clean and soft! This cream-based face wash has volcanic ash along with cica and lotus root extract that helps to clear blemishes, brighten dull skin and soothe acne-prone or irritated skin.
Lotus is a flower known for its skin purifier. While investing in lotus root extract products you’ll achieve healthy and radiant looking as it comes packed with vitamins and antioxidants. It will help to preserve your skin's inherent moisture while making your skin well-hydrated.