I didn’t realise how many products Nelsons made that I’ve used over the years. I used Bach Rescue Remedy to help me through my GCSE’s and Spatone to give me more iron. Nelsons is an establishment that’s been operating since 1860 and with over 150 years experience, they’re definitely experts in homeopathic products.
So I, naturally, was very excited to be sent a tube of Nelsons much raved about classic, Calendula to review.
It’s not just cold weather that gives us dry hands, leading an active lifestyle and doing chores can leave your skin feeling dry and rough. Nelsons Calendula is a “multi-purpose cream for rough, dry, flaky or chapped skin”. It can be used on your hands, faces, heels, elbows, knees or anywhere that’s a bit problematic. It hasn’t been tested on animals, but reviews on Amazon reveal that people have even used it on their horses and tortoises. Nelsons Calendula is free from artificial colourings, fragrances, parabens, PEG’s, lanolin, silicones or mineral oils.
Made from 100 per cent natural calendula, Nelsons Calendula gently soothes hands of the effects that harsh chemicals and cleaning products can have on delicate skin. Calendula is part of the marigold family, famous for its skin conditioning properties. Free from parabens, Nelsons Calendula is gentle enough to be used every day and will have your hands looking revitalised in no time.
Calendula is the other name for a marigold and the cream has a very very faint smell of marigolds. It’s very hard to detect however so that might a positive or a negative for you depending on how perfumed you like your products.
The tube is metal with a foil seal that you need to remove or pierce giving the product a slightly medicinal feel. The cream itself is very light and absorbs easily into the dry skin. On skin that already has some moisture it does leave a little protective film on the skin but it’s almost unnoticeable.
Calendula is known for it’s restorative and nurturing properties and Nelsons Calendula has been reported to help with eczema and other skin conditions. I only have dry skin so I can’t really comment on it’s effectiveness with skin conditions.
Available in 30ml and 50ml sizes priced at £5.09 – £6.99, you can buy Nelsons Calendula at Boots and Holland & Barretts. For more information, take a look at the Nelsons website.
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