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Lyonsleaf Calendula Cream

Calendula cream is great for tackling common cancer treatment side effects on the skin such as irritaton, inflammation, itchiness and dryness.

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Why do people living with cancer recommend this product?

The Lyonsleaf calendula cream is simply the best cream I managed to find for my skin. It really helped reduce and mostly eliminate the dryness, itchiness and general irritation. My skin became much softer within a week of use. Impressive!            

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  • How to use

About Lyonsleaf Calendula Cream

2015 Best Buy award in the Green Parent Natural Beauty Awards.

2014 Gold award for problem skin in the Free From Skincare Awards.

Brown award in the Bizzie Baby Awards

Lyonsleaf Calendula Cream is ideal for help tackling skin issues such as irritation, itchiness, and dryness that can often be caused by cancer and its treatment. Lyonsleaf is an award-winning, high-quality product, that comes with the highest of recommendations from other cancer patients, and is particularly beneficial for treating skin inflammation.

The home-grown calendula in this product is a natural, powerful anti-inflammatory that promotes healing and cell regeneration without the side effects typically associated with topical steroids. Cold-pressed plant oils moisturise and protect by repairing and maintaining skin’s barrier function. Essential oils help to heal, balance and soothe the skin.

Key Benefits:

  • Soothes, hydrates, and repairs your skin
  • Helps to heal your scars
  • A natural anti-inflammatory
  • Made from 100% natural oils and free from any chemicals
  • Contains no water meaning no preservatives such as parabens are needed.

Lyonsleaf Calendula Cream FAQs

What should I do if my skin starts itching? 

Minor and moderate dry and itchy skin can be relieved through moisturisers such as Lyonsleaf Calendula Cream. If you do find that creams are not relieving your symptoms speak to your treating doctor or nurse. 

Can my skin still itch without it being dry (and vice-versa)?

Yes, dry skin doesn’t have to be itchy, and itchy skin does not have to be dry. In the cancer setting, dry skin is a side-effect of radiotherapy and some chemotherapies, so it is common for itchy skin to also be a related side-effect. However, some medications, chemotherapies and cancers themselves can cause the skin to be become irritated, even if it is not dry.

Itchy skin related to treatment or medication usually resolves once the treatment is finished or the medication has gone out of the body’s system. If it is due to cancer, the itch may only go once the cancer is treated. 

What is calendula?

Calendula is a type of oil that is extracted from the petals of the calendula flower. Calendula is known for its soothing, anti-inflammatory and healing properties. Although no direct clinical studies have been conducted to show calendula effects, anecdotally, it is found to be very successful in soothing dry, sensitive skin. 

When can I use Lyonsleaf Calendula cream?

Lyonsleaf calendula cream can be used on most skin types, but it should not be applied to broken or infected skin.

Calendula cream has been shown to be particularly effective in relieving the symptoms of dry, itchy skin following radiotherapy. It can also help soothe sensitive skin, or those whose skin has become dry and flaky due to chemotherapy.

Is Lyonsleaf calendula cream waterproof?

No, it is not, it is best applied to dry clean skin.

Is calendula cream safe to use while pregnant?

Although calendula cream is a natural bi-product of the calendula flower, it is always best to discuss products with your GP before using them, especially if you do find your dry and irritated skin becomes worse when pregnant.

Lyonsleaf Calendula Cream Ingredients

Prunus amygdalus dulcis [cold pressed almond oil], butyrospermum parkii [organic shea butter], prunus americana [cold pressed apricot kernel oil], calendula officinalis [calendula flower extract], borogo officinalis [cold pressed borage oil], tocopherol [vitamin E oil], juniperus communis [juniper essential oil], boswellia serrata [frankincense essential oil], lavendula angustifiolia [lavender essential oil], pelargonium graveolens [geranium essential oil]. Note: the essential oils naturally contain: citral, citronellol, eugenol, geraniol, limonene, linolool.

How to use Lyonsleaf Calendula Cream

Rub a small amount of Lyonsleaf Calendula Cream between your fingers, then apply to your face or body as required, massaging in well until it has been absorbed into the skin. 

Use Lyonsleaf Calendula Cream sparingly, as a little goes a long way.


Customer Reviews

  1. Completely natural moisturiser

    Caroline NeylonSunday, 18 November 2018

    This is a great moisturiser for sensitive irritated dry skin. I have found it fantastic in helping to relieve all three problems.

  2. Soothes & calms the skin

    Dawn HudsonMonday, 02 July 2018

    I suffer from skin uticaria and allergies. Canlendula soothes by skin and calms down the rash that appears on my skin after an allergic reaction. It’s perfect for me and I have recommended it to others.

  3. Ideal

    DianaFriday, 15 June 2018

    Soothing and gentle as promised

  4. Wonderful cream

    Tracey WoodleyMonday, 11 June 2018

    This is by far the best cream I've used on my mastectomy scar. It's pleasant smelling and immediately provides relief.

  5. took away the rough skin on a burn

    Vivian ToddSunday, 26 November 2017

    a good product will buy again

  6. Skin eruption

    Shereen GulTuesday, 14 November 2017

    Its great to be used as its quite natural, soothing and fantastic for dry skin

  7. Works on rosacea pustules and redness

    SusanThursday, 24 August 2017

    I am never without it as it cleanses, soothes, moisturises and heals


    SERENAThursday, 03 August 2017

    Worked well on my dry skin

  9. Only cream that worked on rash

    Veronica ZundelThursday, 03 August 2017

    I have a painful rash on my hands caused by chemotherapy and before I got this cream, the only thing that made any difference at all was an expensive gel with hyaluronic acid in it. This is also expensive but worth it - easy to apply, calmed rash, smells good.

  10. Instant relief

    MarionSaturday, 15 July 2017

    I use this to keep my fragile skin moisturised and intact as lymphoedema makes it prone to break down

  11. Calendula cream

    Serena LambrughiWednesday, 24 May 2017

    I though this would be pretty much calendula only, with some hints of lavender, but it instead is only 2% calendula extract and also contains almond oil, shea butter, apricot kernel oil, other oils and some essential oils. Perhaps there is no need for a higher percentage of calendula extract due to all other beneficial oils. It is thick and still blends in rather well and claims to reduce any type of skin inflammation, therefore it is good to have and I will certainly use it whenever required. The shelf life is 12 months.

  12. Calendula Cream

    SueThursday, 23 March 2017

    This cream smells fabulous! I've been using it on my skin and as a massage cream for some tight muscles after surgery. It's great!

  13. Immediate improvemeny

    Dee WilliamsTuesday, 06 December 2016

    Having chemotherapy at moment and face came out in very sore spots .After 1st application ( only small amount needed) spots less sore in morning and the disappeared since with application daily .

  14. Hands

    FredaThursday, 19 May 2016

    Stopped my hands from drying out.

  15. I Love this cream..

    RiaFriday, 06 May 2016

    I love this cream but please be aware that while it's great cream it smells really strongly of lavender which as a mother to two autistic children I need to be careful of as strong smells annoy them. Otherwise a brilliant cream!

  16. lyonsleaf calendula cream

    joan W.Saturday, 10 October 2015

    A good product for the treatment ofdry skin with a lovely smell

  17. Works on eczema

    Rebecca P.Thursday, 08 October 2015

    This cream has helped my daughters eczema, it is a lot more manageable and doesn't mean she is using the steroid cream.