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Zinc and Calendula Cream

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Calendula cream with added zinc magic

A 100% natural, award-winning, soothing emollient for adults, children and babies from 4 weeks.

Lyonsleaf Zinc and Calendula Cream contains a potent dose of our homegrown, organic calendula with the added non-nano zinc oxide at 18%. This product can keep all sorts of potentially difficult skin in a happy place.

Because zinc is a natural astringent those with potentially oily skin can use it to keep sebum levels in perfect balance. Use more often when skin is oily and less often if the skin is dry until you find the perfect daily routine for your skin. Be sure to use sparingly and rub in well - if you look white you have used too much.

We suggest you begin using it once a day after oil cleansing with a Lyonsleaf Beauty Balm and then assess if you need to use it more often or less often. Whilst zinc oxide can have a drying effect on the skin, in some cases this is part of the skin's normal recovery process. We recommend you research online and try to talk to other people who have used zinc oxide products to improve skin. Cosmetic regulations prevent us discussing these issues on our website.

Zinc and Calendula Cream also forms a breathable, protective and moisture repellent barrier. So, it is perfect for babies' bottoms, hands that are often in water or to protect fragile skin when bathing. Be warned! - it's so water repellant it won't easily wash off of clothes or cloth nappies.

Zinc and Calendula Cream is rich in ceramides and essential fatty acids which are vital for maintaining good skin barrier and healthy skin function. 

This unfragranced ointment is white and quite thick. It can dry the skin if used often or liberally, use less often or use a lesser amount if this is an issue.



The zinc oxide powder causes this product to show white on the skin if applied too heavily or not rubbed in. The white cast can easily be remedied by mixing it with a mineral powder foundation matched to your skin colour. You can apply the powder over the top with a kabuki or powder brush, or mix the powder and ointment in your palm to create a liquid foundation. We also sell colour correctors and a whole range of mineral make-up for a 100% natural, non-reactive skincare and make-up system that will cover and calm while nourishing and protecting.

If you prefer a lighter fragranced product try our whipped Calendula Cream and if you have very dry skin you may prefer our Calendula and Marshmallow Balm

Free From

  • Preservatives
  • Emulsifiers
  • Colourants
  • Fragrance
  • Declarable allergens
  • All artificial chemicals


  • 100% natural and gentle
  • Contains a potent dose of our home-grown calendula
  • Contains 18% non-nano zinc oxide
  • Suitable for oily skin
  • Suitable for teenage skin
  • Creates a barrier to protect skin from moisture damage.
  • Unfragranced, gentle and suitable for infants
  • Perfect for baby's bottoms
  • Suitable for tired-looking eyes
  • Can be used as a barrier cream when washing up, cleaning or hairdressing etc.
  • Can be used as a hairline barrier when dying hair
  • Cooling and soothing
  • great for all sorts of family skincare emergencies
  • Loved by people who sometimes don't love their skin.

Suitable for

  • All skin top to toe (except scalp - it will be very difficult to wash out of hair)
  • Adults, children and infants over 4 weeks

Top Tip

Try using Lyonsleaf Zinc and Calendula Cream in conjuction with Dead Sea Salt baths. Its a winning combination for very difficult skin.

    Lyonsleaf products are hand-made in the UK, using home-grown herbs, by workers earning a living wage, using as little plastic as possible. Lyonsleaf is against animal testing and is committed to an ongoing program of reducing carbon emissions, environmental impact and waste

    The packaging of this product is 100% recyclable (glass jar and metal lid in a cardboard box) and we only use biodegradable postal packaging.


    Zinc & Calendula Cream

    helianthus annuus [sunflower] oil** • orbignya oleifera [babassu] oil** • CI77947 - [zinc oxide - non nano] (18%)** • cera alba [beeswax]** • borago officinalis [borage] oil • tocopherol [natural vitamin E oil - gluten free] • calendula officinalis [calendula flower] extract**, althaea officinalis [marshmallow root extract**].

    **Organic/wild harvest

    99% organic/wild harvest/mineral.

    Directions & Guidance

    Not suitable for infants under 4 weeks.

    Not suitable for those with an allergy to the daisy or aster family, (known as a Sesquiterpene Lactone allergy).

    As with all skin care products test a small area of skin and observe for 24hrs to be sure there is no reaction before applying generally. Should irritation occurs discontinue use.

    This is not a sterile product and it contains no antimicrobial preservatives. Caution should be exercised around broken skin especially if the immune system is compromised. It is not recommended for use on broken skin of infants under 3 years.

    May show white on skin and can stain clothes or cloth nappies.

    Storage & Shipping

    Store all Lyonsleaf products in a cool dark place to preserve beneficial compounds and avoid solid products melting.

    Stored properly and unopened all products will keep indefinitely. Use within 12 months of opening.

    If a solid product does melt, reset it in a refrigerator. Products containing shea butter should be warmed to a liquid state and then reset quickly in a refrigerator to avoid the shea butter forming grainy lumps as it hardens.

    The water-free revolution

    The Lyonsleaf water-free revolution is a paradigm shift in skincare. Better for you and better for the planet.

    • 100% Natural - water-free means no need for preservatives or emulsifiers
    • Undiluted goodness - 100% active ingredients
    • Concentrated formulas - smaller pots, less packaging
    • Better skin by better skin barrier

    Lyonsleaf products are hand-made in the UK, using home-grown herbs, by workers earning a living wage, using as little
    plastic as possible. Lyonsleaf is against animal testing and is committed to an ongoing program of reducing carbon emissions, environmental impact and waste.


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      Customer Reviews

      Based on 143 reviews
      Marcia O’Brien
      Best cream !!!

      I love this cream. I use it for spots and cold sores Always have great results My daughters also use this and the balm Highly recommend !

      Little miracle cream!

      I suffer from flare ups of Peru oral dermatitis every so often and this is the only cream that not only soothes the irritated skin but also clears up the rash!

      It applies really well and instantly cools and soothes the angry skin!

      I have really sensitive skin and I’ve never had any problems with this, I’ve also used it on eczema and it soothes this too.

      Highly recommend and will be purchasing once I run out - 10/10


      I’ve been struggling with PD for months and spent a fortune on other supposedly soothing and expensive products which did no good at all. One brand which market themselves as perfect for sensitive skin and cost more than 3 times the price of this. I bought this in desperation and didn’t hold out much hope as I’ve been disappointed so many times. Within a week the itchy red bumps around my mouth have completely gone. I use this and the unfragranced beauty balm and my skin is the happiest and glowing it’s been for years. Thank you so much for a genuinely fantastic product


      This has helped so much with my psoriasis when I have had a flare, it really helps to calm down the redness. I have also been using this for my son’s eczema when he has flares abdominal on his bottom. Just gives the skin some TLC

      Perioral dermatitis

      Been struggling with perioral dermatitis flare ups for just over 2 months, however ordered this and been using in conjunction with sulphur soap and my skin is completely clear after just 4 days! Can’t believe it has worked so well and so happy I can go makeup free again confidently after what feels like forever

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      • 100% Natural

        Lyonsleaf own brand products contain
        NO artificial chemicals

      • Water free products

        Water free means undiluted goodness.
        100% Active ingredients.

      • Eco Product Packaging

        Almost no plastic and water free means smaller pots: less packaging and less resources used for shipping

      • Eco Postal packaging

        We use cardboard paper and cornstarch chips for packaging orders and we even use paper tape.


      How Quickly do you despatch?

      We despatch orders Monday to Friday and we always dispatch the same working day (if ordered before 12 noon) or the following working day.

      Will my skin react to Lyonsleaf Products

      Our products are all 100% natural and free from all artificial chemicals. Because they are water free we can even avoid antimicrobial preservatives and emulsifiers. For this reason it is very unusual for anyone to react to our products at all. However some people are sensitive to essential oils, so if you are super-sensitive please choose unfragranced product options. Even less common, it is possible to be allergic to calendula and other herbs, so it is always important to do a patch test. In the unlikely event that you do have an adverse reaction, you can return your product for a full refund. We also sell samples of most products so you can try before you invest in a big pot.

      Why is the pot so small?

      Lyonsleaf products are water free and contain only the finest, plant oils, butters natural waxes and mineral ingredients. Most high Street products are up to 80% water, which means you need to apply them much more liberally and frequently. You will find you only need to use Lyonsleaf products very sparingly to achive good hydration that lasts all day. Products that are rich in soothing herbs can be used more frequently to achieve the best calming effect, but they still only need to be used sparingly. So these little pots go a long way, using less packaging and less transportation resources.

      Are Lyonsleaf products vegan?

      Much of the Lyonsleaf range is vegan, but we do use organic beeswax in some products. When it came to choosing a suitable wax, we decided it would be better for the environment to choose a farming method that promotes pollinators rather than a vegetable mono-crop that causes deforestation and loss of habitat. We only use organic beeswax as organic farming standards require farmers to have high welfare standards for Bees.

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