Mustela Arnica & Calendula Bio Gel Review

Mustela Arnica & Calendula Bio Gel Review

As children begin to grow and start to explore the world, little bumps and tumbles can sometimes feel like a part of the course, so Mustela have created their caring Arnica & Calendula Bio Gel to soothe and comfort the minor bumps of everyday life using a 97% natural origin formula.


The Most Important Thing About This Product Is…

Designed to comfort, relieve and refresh superficial bumps and boo-boos caused by shocks and falls, Mustela’s Arnica Gel is perfect for those small knocks and tumbles that little ones experience as they begin to explore the world.

The moisturising, refreshing formula is safe to use from 9 months old; it helps to care for and nurture the skin of infants so your tot can get back to feeling healthier and happier sooner.


You Will Love This If…

Lots of parents are often scared to use anything that’s harsh or strong on their little ones’ skin, and rightly so. If you steer clear of anything that could be too powerful for your child’s skin, then Mustela’s Arnica & Calendula Bio Gel is certainly one to try as it uses 97% natural ingredients, is dermatologist tested and it’s tested under paediatric control – plus, it’s also fragrance and alcohol-free.


Hero Ingredients:

Did you know that this gel has just eight ingredients in total? Out of the stripped-back, vegan formulation, the key ingredients are a combination of arnica and organic calendula, which are known for their soothing properties; together, they help to reduce feelings of discomfort.


What Does It Feel Like?

The hydrating formula has a non-greasy and non-sticky clear gel texture. Although it looks thick at first, it melts and blends in easily – and a little goes a long way, too. I was also impressed by just how cooling and refreshing this gel felt as I tried it. It also absorbs quickly so your little one would forget they had it on, besides the light, fresh sensation.


What Does It Smell Like?

As first, the skin-relieving gel has an almost-clinical scent that reminds you that it’s a fragrance-free formulation – Mustela hasn’t added any perfuming ingredients into this so it’s less likely to cause irritation. But, the aroma dissipates within moments, so it isn’t noticeable once applied.


How Do You Use The Product?

Safe for use after 9 months.

Apply to the affected area immediately after a superficial, minor shock or blow and gently massage the gel in. Use two to three times a day.

Note: Do not use on wounds, damaged skin, near the eyes or on the mucous membrane. This should not be ingested. Do not use in cases of hypersensitivity to Arnina or the Asteraceae family. Keep out of the direct reach of children.


What’s Special About The Design?

The formula is held in an airless pump bottle with a press-down dispense that helps you apply just the right amount of Mustela Arnica & Calendula Bio Gel. It’s easy to use one-handedly (and can even be used upside down, thanks to its 360° design), while it also limits the risk of product contamination as you only touch the gel once it’s been released. As a final bonus, it reduces waste.



Tested under dermatological and paediatric control. Vegan.
Fragrance-free and alcohol-free.


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