What is Calendula?

Calendula, also known as marigold, is a plant that belongs to the daisy family. Its petals and leaves are commonly used in skincare and beauty products as a natural, vegan ingredient.

Where is Calendula from?

Calendula is native to the Mediterranean region and Central Asia, but it is now widely cultivated all over the world.

Where is Calendula used?

Calendula is commonly used in skincare products such as creams, lotions, and ointments. It is also used in cosmetics, such as eye shadows and lip balms, and in personal care products such as soap and shampoos.

What are the benefits of Calendula?


Calendula is known for its hydrating properties, making it a popular ingredient in moisturizing products. It can help to soothe dry and irritated skin, and leave it feeling soft and smooth.


Calendula is known for its anti-inflammatory properties, making it a popular ingredient in products that target inflammation and redness.


Calendula is rich in antioxidants, which can help to protect the skin from damage caused by free radicals. This can help to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and leave the skin looking youthful.


Calendula is known for its healing properties and is often used to help soothe skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, and dermatitis.

Is Calendula safe to use?

Calendula is generally considered safe for use in skincare products. However, as with any new product, it is always best to patch test before using it on a larger area of skin. If you are allergic to plants in the daisy family, you should also avoid using products containing calendula. Also, if you are pregnant or breastfeeding you should consult with your doctor before using any product with Calendula.