As Spring approaches, we thought of highlighting a brand that focuses on the powerful blooms of flowers: Mamonde
Believing in seeds, growth, flowers, and the energy of their birth, Mamonde is a brand that relies on the multi-faceted powers of flowers. With products that feature a specific flower and power, Mamonde actually has a Mamonde Garden where they study the flowers, elevating their nutritional status and revealing their hidden secrets.
In today's post, we'll be sharing all about some of the flowers that Mamonde uses, their efficacies, as well as our suggested products.
Loved by everyone for its beautiful appearance and rich fragrance, the rose is well-known for its soothing and moisturizing effects, which is why Roses have been widely used in products such as toners for a long time. The roses used by Mamonde for their products are the Damask rose, considered the most precious rose of all varieties. Hand-picked early in the morning, it takes meticulous effort to harvest Damask roses with supreme quality.
Rose Water Toner
Made with 90.97% Bulgarian Damask Rosewater, this toner is perfect for soothing and hydrating your skin while cleansing away dirt and dead skin cells. The best thing about this toner is that it's formulated without synthetic pigments, animal oils or mineral oils. You can also use it for the 7-skin method
, making it a fave among K-beauty lovers everywhere!
Also known as the chameleon plant, Eoseongcho or Houttuynia cordata is a medicinal herb used by many civilizations throughout history, including Asians. Despite its unpleasant smell, eoseongcho has long been used as a medicinal herb for its excellent skin benefits. It is able to soothe skin, control sebum, refine pores and reduce germs, and is suitable for those with dry, acne-prone or sensitive skin..
Pore Clean Toner
Banish your oil-slicked skin and enlarged pores with this toner! A more deep-cleansing version of the best-selling rose toner we mentioned above, this toner contains both houttuynia cordata and west coast mud extracts to detoxify the skin of dirt, sebum and impurities. Effective in removing whiteheads and blackheads, this toner is also great in helping to minimize enlarged pores
Antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and anti-irritant all in one, Chamomile is known for its calming properties in tea, but did you know that it also works for the skin when applied topically? Using German chamomile flower that are known to revitalize even dead and withered plants, Mamonde incorporates this “plant doctor" 's mysterious blue essential oil extracts to give the skin an exceptional soothing effect.
Blue Chamomile Soothing Repair Cream
Formulated with Blue Chamomile which is rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties, this skin-soothing cream also contains Azulene, a popular ingredient in K-beauty that functions to reduce redness while it keeps the skin moisturized.
Known as Geumeunhwa (금은화) in Korean, Honeysuckle's Korean name translates to geum (gold) and eun (silver) flower. Considered more precious than gold or silver, its name is derived from how it begins to bloom in white and turns into golden yellow when dried. Mamonde uses honeysuckle to create a flower vinegar, made by naturally fermenting the wild honeysuckle from the clean area of Jindo Island for a year, allowing it to transfer it's rich anti-oxidants to the skin.
First Energy Serum
This concentrated serum contains 81.3% of fermented flower extracts rich in antioxidants and anti-aging properties, brightening the skin and plumping out fine lines. Best of all, it absorbs quickly into the skin without any stickiness throughout the day. We highly recommend this product to anyone looking to incorporate anti-ageing ingredients to their skin!
Did you know that 5,000 Hibiscus blossoms can bloom for 100 days from a single tree, making it a flower with one of the highest life energies? After years of research, Mamonde discovered the active ingredients that reinforce the skin barrier from cortex hibisci, and developed a new variety of hibiscus named ‘Mamonde’ with Dr. Gunho Kim at Chollipo Arboretum. This new special species of hibiscus created by Mamonde contains a high content of originally developed ceramide called PC-104, and this ceramide has strong moisturizing effects that can help strengthen a weakened skin barrier.
Ceramide Light Cream
Containing fresh moisturizing Hibiscus Syriacus cream, this lightweight cream helps you achieve moist and strong skin by reinforcing the weakened skin barrier. Perfect for those with dehydrated skin, this light cream is also great for those living in hot and humid countries.
Among many Narcissus varieties planted and raised at Mamonde Garden, Mamonde discovered its secret to moisture by studying with a Dutch botanist who specializes in narcissus. They discovered Narcissus Erlicheer, a species of narcissus that produces several blossoms from a single flower stalk. When low molecular hyaluronic acid is added to the extract found in these special narcissus bulbs, the result is a complex that adds vitality to the skin while reducing dryness!
Floral Hydro Ampoule Toner
Containing narcissus extract and hyaluronic acid to give the skin a juicy glow, this ampoule toner has a hybrid texture that brings hydration to the face. It plumps up the layers of the skin, leaving the skin looking smooth and feeling supple. This product is perfect for those looking for a multi-tasking product that helps reduce your skincare steps!
Mamonde’s 28 years of research efforts on flowers to only led them to discover and create new species of flowers, but to discover what gives flowers their vitality and their power to blossom even in the harshest environments. They discovered how this intense energy starts from the roots, stems and leaves and how it concentrates together to bloom into a flower.
Mamonde has successfully duplicated that powerful condensation of energy and they have created their Blossoming Energy™ technology which helps your skin bloom as bright as any flower. Blossoming Energy™ is the key ingredient for flowers to bloom and keep their beauty with a lasting vitality, and with this technology, Mamonde introduced a product that has been a hot topic in Korea and among K-beauty lovers everywhere since its launch.
Red Energy Recovery Serum
A moisturizing serum powered by the Blossoming Energy™ formula, this product is made from flower extracts to offer the skin powerful anti-ageing benefits. This hypoallergenic serum helps to revitalize dull skin and moisturizing dehydrated skin, making the skin feel plump and healthy!
No matter what skin concern you have, Mamonde has the right flower and product for you. Shop the best curation of floral K-beauty products at the best prices
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