With the power of botanicals being at the forefront of Weleda’s philosophies, the calendula plant, commonly known as the marigold, is one of their favourite active ingredients for soothing, restoring, and healing skin. Due to its skin-loving properties, Weleda have been cultivating it for more than 80 years and have developed an extensive range of products which harness it’s unique powers.
The calendula plant is a natural anti-inflammatory and helps to promote skin cell renewal and tissue growth, accelerating the natural healing process of skin. It also has extremely powerful protective and defensive effects on the skin, strengthen the natural barrier against environmental aggressors. Calendula not only helps to protect and heal skin but it will also soothe dry, inflamed, and stressed skin, making it perfect for young and sensitive skin. Calendula features in more than thirty products by Weleda and has been the lead botanical in their baby and child care range for over 50 years.
The Weleda calendula collection is extremely extensive, covering everything from shampoo and face cream to baby oil and toothpaste. The Weleda Calendula Nappy Change Cream is not only one of the best selling products from the calendula range but is one of Weleda’s overall best selling products. Perfect for a babies soft and delicate skin, the rich cream keeps your baby feeling soft, supple, and healthy while zinc oxide helps to form a protective barrier against wetness. Formulated with calming almond oil, calendula, and chamomile, the nourishing nappy cream will soothe redness and irritation and improve comfort.
Another firm favourite is the Weleda Calendula Shampoo and Body Wash. This incredibly gentle product can be used to cleanse and moisturise both skin and hair and is perfect for babies and those who have damaged or very sensitive skin.