Ingredients analysis of cosmetics

The healing properties of Chios mastic

Mastic oil (essential oil of mastic) has been known since ancient times for its healing properties.

Since 2015, mastic has received the monograph from the European Medicines Agency as a natural medicine for gastrointestinal diseases and the healing of skin diseases.

Mastic oil shows excellent regenerative and healing properties for the skin, which is why it is used as a basic element in face creams and other cosmetics. It also has antimicrobial antioxidant and anti-inflammatory action. 

Mastic oil is the natural protection of the mastic tree against drought and various diseases/fungi that attack the plants. In a similar way, it has a beneficial effect on the skin. It activates the renewal of the body's cells and helps retain moisture that is essential for the skin.

It offers immediate and long-lasting hydration, keeping the skin's natural moisturizing factor at a normal level for 24 hours. In this way, it offers water balance to dry and damaged skin, restoring and maintaining natural elasticity.

Antioxidants protect the skin from stress and strain, thanks to the extremely rich vitamin C of natural origin, while at the same time it cares for and nourishes the skin.

The moisturizing and healing action that makes it suitable for effective body hydration after prolonged exposure to the sun, suitable for relieving itching from insect bites, for relief from minor burns, as well as protection in very cold conditions.

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