Know Your Ingredients: Daisy Flower Extract

by Gio

daisy flower extract

What it is
Daisy flower extract is (obviously!) an extract derived from the daisy flower.

What it does
Daisy flower extract is said to be able to lighten hyperpigmentation, but I couldn’t find any studies supporting these claims.

Side effects
Daisy flower extract can cause severe contact dermatitis in some people.

(Source: paulaschoice.com)

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6 comments

Kiss & Make-up June 21, 2015 - 9:41 am

It’s a shame that so many of these flower and plant oils are potentially irritating.

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Gio June 21, 2015 - 2:26 pm

Melissa, I agree.

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Diana July 23, 2016 - 5:56 am

Any ingredient is a possible irriatant to someone somewhere no matter if it is natural or synthetic. I use a serum with Daisy Blossom every day and it never bothers me but does work great on my hyperpigmentation. The medical director at my office uses it as well, not only does it not bother her it works great to fade her freckles. She is very Irish and at one time was one giant freckle as can happen.

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Gio July 23, 2016 - 12:23 pm

Diana, that’s so true. One skin’s saviour can be someone else’s nightmare.

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clulu October 30, 2017 - 10:15 pm

how can u use daisy extract? i just bought some and wanted to know how much i can use in a serum. i have homemdade hyaluronic acid and i have a bunch of essential oils and carrier oils. there is scant info on daisy extract but i have used it before and know it works, i just never made my own serums though. any help would be appreciated plz

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Gio November 5, 2017 - 5:38 pm

Clulu, this is not a DIY blog. Please visit https://www.makingcosmetics.com/ or http://www.skincaretalk.com/forumdisplay.php/22-DIY-Skin-Care for all your DIY questions. 🙂

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