What is Witch Hazel?

Witch Hazel, also known as Hamamelis Virginiana, is a botanical extract that has been used for thousands of years as a natural remedy for acne, pimples, blemishes, and other skin conditions.

Skin benefits of ​Witch Hazel

Fights breakouts
If you are looking for a product that will tighten your skin and eliminate excess oil from your skin, you should consider using a product containing Witch Hazel. Witch Hazel can help reduce acne, tighten pores and relieve inflammation.

Soothes irritation
Witch Hazel is a vasoconstrictor which means that it helps to tighten blood vessels and in turn reduce redness.

Mattifies Skin
Witch Hazel is an astringent which helps to tighten pores and reduce oil production.

Why We Use Witch Hazel

“Witch Hazel is an ancient skincare ingredient that has been included in products for years, and for good reason! This multifunctional ingredient has a never-ending list of uses, our favourite being it’s breakout fighting and skin mattifying benefits.” - Shelley Martin, Co-Founder & New Product Development Lead

Witch Hazel Skincare Products

Who Witch Hazel Is Best For

Witch Hazel is the perfect ingredient to add into your routine if you suffer from oily and breakout-prone skin, due to its ability and soothe irritation, reduce oil production and calm breakouts.

Before and After Using Witch Hazel

Take a look at some of our real before and afters taken by customers who used SKINICIAN Purfying Cleansing Gel containing Witch Hazel:

Things to Consider Before Using Witch Hazel

Using too much Witch Hazel
in your skincare routine can strip the skin of natural oils and moisture, so use in moderation.