Myrtle Leaf

Collection: Myrtle Leaf

What is Myrtle Leaf?

This mystical and beautiful plant has been used in natural remedies and for health and beauty for centuries in the Mediterranean region. Long used for healing, the Myrtle flower has held central roles in rituals to celebrate love and regeneration. As with so many ancient gifts of nature, technology and science in recent times have continued to reveal the extraordinary powers of this plant.

The Benefits of Myrtle Leaf in Skincare

Myrtle leaf contains compounds such as phenolic acids and flavonoids, which possess strong antioxidant properties. These antioxidants help neutralize free radicals, which can damage skin cells and accelerate aging. Myrtle Leaf protects the skin from oxidative stress and helps maintain its youthful appearance. Myrtle Leaf extract has demonstrated anti-inflammatory properties. Inflammation is a common underlying factor in many skin conditions, including acne, eczema, and rosacea. By reducing inflammation, myrtle leaf extract can help calm irritated skin and alleviate symptoms associated with inflammatory skin conditions. The texture and balance of skin gets a boost from Myrtle Leaf’s astringent qualities, which help tone the skin by constricting the pores and reducing excess oil production. Its Antimicrobial activity protects against certain bacteria and fungi, making it a powerful against acne-causing bacteria. Just as important is Myrtle Leaf’s gentle side. It has been used for centuries for its soothing properties, calming irritated skin, reducing redness, and alleviating discomfort associated with various skin conditions.

In addition to the above, Myrtle Leaf can have a skin-brightening effect due to its ability to inhibit melanin production. Overproduction of melanin is a main cause of hyperpigmentation, and Myrtle Leaf is yet another powerful ally in a skincare routine that achieves a more even and radiant complexion.

Ustawi has packed our products with the highest quality ingredients in perfect concentration and balance. We derive “Desoxine,” the natural active molecule in Myrtle Leaf, from certified organic, renewable plants that have been cultivated for centuries in North Africa.

The result: our products deliver on the promise to restore radiance to the skin, boosting its natural defenses, ensuring the skin is purified and protected.