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Officinal Sage Hydrosol: A Beauty Elixir for the Skin



In addition to its culinary uses, sage is a veritable panacea for skin care thanks to its hydrosol, a by-product of leaf distillation rich in active ingredients. This article delves into the multifaceted benefits of sage hydrosol, supporting Vernixa’s promise to combine the power of nature with scientific precision for healthy, radiant skin.

Sage has been recognized for its medicinal properties since ancient times. It is a natural antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and powerful antioxidant. In cosmetics, sage hydrosol, derived from steam distillation of its leaves, concentrates all these benefits in a gentle, versatile liquid suitable for a wide range of skin types and uses.

The application of sage hydrosol in daily skincare routines plays a crucial role in regenerating and protecting the skin. Its antioxidant virtues combat skin aging, while its sebum-regulating properties make it a key ingredient for oily and combination skin. Brands are leveraging these attributes to create formulations that nourish, balance and revitalize the skin, making the benefits of sage available to all.

What is Sage Hydrosol?

Sage hydrosol, also known as sage water, is the product of a simple but effective distillation of sage leaves. This process not only extracts the essential oil from the plant, but also separates a water rich in nutrients and active ingredients. The mildness of this hydrosol makes it compatible with even the most sensitive skin, while offering a wide range of benefits, from sebum regulation to repair and protection against free radical damage.

Unlike essential oils, hydrolats are much less concentrated, making them ideal for daily application, even on delicate skin. Thanks to its antioxidant-rich composition and anti-inflammatory compounds, sage officinale hydrosol offers exceptional therapeutic properties. Products enriched with sage hydrosol take advantage of this treasure trove of benefits to offer gentle yet effective skin care that harmonizes and beautifies the skin over time.

This natural element is a pillar in the formulation of our skincare products, underlining the brand’s commitment to using pure, high-performance ingredients for visible results. Sage officinale hydrosol reveals its potential not only as an anti-aging active ingredient, but also as a natural regulator for healthy, balanced skin.

Anti-aging benefits

Sage officinale hydrosol stands out for its incredible ability to combat the effects of aging on the skin. By neutralizing free radicals, it protects the skin from external aggression and oxidative stress, delaying the appearance of signs of aging. Regular application of products enriched with this hydrosol can significantly improve skin elasticity and firmness, helping to maintain a youthful, radiant appearance.

The antioxidants present in sage hydrosol play a crucial role in protecting the skin from the harmful effects of the environment. They also help stimulate the production of collagen, an essential protein for skin health and appearance. As a result, sage hydrosol has become an essential component in the formulations of certain brands aimed at slowing down the skin’s aging process and preserving robust, invigorated skin.

In addition to its anti-aging benefits, this hydrosol promotes skin healing and regeneration. By reducing inflammation and soothing irritation, it contributes to calmer, more even skin. It is these properties that make sage hydrosol such an important ingredient in the treatment of the skin.


  • Direct experience and scientific background of Nabila Belhaj, Ph.D., co-founder of Vernixa.

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