Key Ingredients and Their Benefits

Almond Oil:  Full of vitamins D, E, B1, B2 and B6, calcium, potassium, and magnesium, almond oil is light and absorbs easily, so it doesn’t leave an oily residue. It purges the pores of impurities, helping to clear skin. Using it daily can greatly reduce dark circles under the eyes as well as scars and dark spots. It has anti-inflammatory qualities, and also helps to renew skin cells and rev up circulation. It nourishes dehydrated skin, and is said to be the closest oil to the natural oils found in a babies skin!

Aloe Vera:  An effective moisturizer, aloe is rich in protein, calcium, magnesium, zinc, vitamins A, B12, C and E, essential fatty acids, as well as amino acids and skin rejuvenating enzymes. It helps soothe sunburns and other minor skin irritations.

Apricot Kernel Oil:  Packed with essential fatty acids and vitamins that help soothe skin conditions, apricot kernel oil absorbs quickly to moisturize dehydrated skin.

Apricot Seed & Pumice: Natural exfoliants clean and polish the skin, leaving it feeling smooth and radiant.

Argan Oil:  High in Oleic acid, Linoleic acid, vitamin E, and rare plant sterols which help reduce inflammation. Argan oil regulates the pH balance of the skin, which protects against sun exposure and other damage. It also helps with eczema, psoriasis, acne, and is full of antioxidants which fight the signs of aging.

Ashwaganda Root:  Proven to reduce cortisol levels and stimulate collagen production, ashwaganda root also contains high levels of antioxidants that savage free radicals to fight the signs of aging, such as wrinkles, dark spots, fine lines and blemishes, giving skin a youthful glow.

Beeswax: Forms a protective barrier that helps protect from environmental assaults, while also holding in moisture and allowing the skin to breathe. Beeswax has antibacterial and anti-fungal properties.

Bergamot: Heals and soothes the effects of sunburns, minimizes the look of scars, cleanses oily skin, and soothes skin irritations. Bergamot also prevents the growth of germs that cause body odour, and can tone the skin by making the supply of melanin even.

Bilberry: Full of antioxidants and vitamin C, bilberries are often used to prevent infections and skin diseases. Bilberry extract helps to prevent or reverse damage to cells caused by free radicals.

Calendula Oil: Known for it’s effective treatment on burnt, irritated and inflamed skin, Calendula helps soften and soothe dry, chapped skin. Ideal for aging and dry skin types.

Camellia Seed Oil: Used as beauty care for centuries in Aisa, camellia seed oil is high in polyphenols and oleic acid, and protects the skin from free radical damage. It  absorbs quickly, leaving skin silky smooth without a greasy feeling. One of the best kept secrets in the cosmetic industry, it refines mature skin, and nourishes the complexion.

Carrot Seed Oil: One of the best oils for mature skin. Carrot seed contains a HUGE amount of antioxidants, vitamin C and Vitamin K, and enhances the body’s immune response to UV rays, which decreases existing skin damage from UV exposure. Its ability to stimulate cell growth and repair damaged skin aids in its ability to help with eczema, psoriasis, and dermatitis. Not only does it have revitalizing and toning properties, but it also assists in removing toxins and water build up in the skin, giving it a fresher and more firm appearance. 

Carrot Tissue Oil: Helps to soften and soothe dry, chapped skin. Very effective on ageing skin types.

Chamomile: Used for its soothing effects and its anti-inflammatory properties, chamomile also has topical antiseptic properties which are ideal for for acne-prone skin.

Citric Acid: A mild, naturally occurring alpha-hydroxy acid derived from fruits, citric acid improves the texture of skin by exfoliating and revealing healthier, younger looking skin. It is a rich source of vitamin C, which has anti-aging and anti-oxidant properties. It produces collagen, balances the pH of the skin, and lightens age spots.

Clove: One of the most effective, yet lesser known insect repellants. Clove is also an antioxidant, and contains antibacterial properties.

Cloves: One of the most effective, yet lesser known insect repellants. Clove is also an antioxidant, and contains antibacterial properties.

Coconut Oil: Possesses natural antibiotic and antiviral properties, as well as natural antioxidants which help to prevent premature aging. Coconut oil’s high moisture content helps keep the skin soft and smooth, helping to sooth sunburns. Contains a natural protection of approximately SPF 4-6.

Collagen Protein: Collagen improves the appearance of aged and blemished skin because it is a major component of the skin's natural connective tissue, so it helps replenish it’s youthful properties.

Cucumber Peel: Rich in vitamins, minerals and enzymes essential for strong cell growth and repair, cucumber peel provides a powerful antioxidant, and soothes with it’s cooling anti-inflammatory properties.

Eucalyptus: Reputed to have a cooling and healing action on burns, blisters, wounds and insect bites, eucalyptus also serves as an effective insect repellant.

Evening Primrose Oil: Eases inflammation and rejuvenates dry, chapped skin. Contains high levels of gamma linoleic acid and omega fatty acids, and can aid in healing skin conditions such as psoriasis.

Grapefruit: Fresh and uplifting, grapefruit eases muscle fatigue and stiffness, and is helpful for congestion and oily skin and hair.

Helichrysum: Helps reduce the appearance of age spots, dryness, acne and discolouration. Helichrysum is perfect for helping skin to look more firm, youthful, and vibrant. Extremely gentle and effective on sensitive and oily skin.

Hyaluronic Acid: Occurs naturally in body tissues, providing hydration and stability to the skin. It deteriorates in your body over time, so applying it topically provides moisture, smoothness and softening to the skin. Hyaluronic acid is a feature ingredient in most high-end spa moisturizers because it is one of the most powerful humectants known. It moisturizes skin better than oils because one gram of hyaluronic acid is able to hold up to six litres of water, making it ultra effective at minimizing wrinkles, and beneficial for irritated, sensitive, or post-peeling skin.

Kaolin Clay: Improves blood circulation and gently exfoliates and cleanses the skin. Kaolin clay helps remove impurities without removing the skins natural oils, making it a great choice for dry or sensitive skin types.

Lactic Acid: Rejuvenates skin by encouraging the shedding of old surface skin cells, reducing the appearance of fine lines, age spots and roughness. Lactic acid balances the pH of the skin, and helps shrink enlarged pores. A gentle way for renewing the youthful glow of sensitive skin.

Lavender: Anti fungal, antibacterial and antiseptic, lavender heals and moisturizes skin, soothing burns, sunburns and irritated skin. It’s beneficial for most skin conditions as it promotes the growth of new cells, so it can be helpful for use on eczema, psoriasis and acne. It’s calming scent is known for being a mild sedative and anti-depressant.

Lemongrass: Keeps away insects such as mosquitoes, flies, lice, and fleas. Lemongrass also has antiseptic, antibacterial, and anti-fungal properties.

Milk Thistle: Contains high levels of antioxidants that savage free radicals to fight the signs of aging, such as wrinkles, dark spots, fine lines and blemishes.

Moringa Leaf:  Clears skin of acne and inflammation. Reduces wrinkles, and restores skin to it’s natural healty glow. With its high concentration of Vitamins A, C and E, beta carotene, bioflavonoids, and over 40 other antioxidants, moringa leaves have some absolutely amazing anti-ageing properties. They also help in the healing of minor bruises, cuts, and burns.

Morrocan Lava Clay: Known to reduce dryness and flakiness and improves skin clarity and elasticity.

Non-nano Zinc Oxide: Provides effective SPF protection against long-ray UVA and UVB radiation. It sits on top of the skin, blocking and reflecting sun off of the skin’s surface in a safe and effective manner. Nano particles can enter the blood stream, and chemical sunscreens contain DNA altering ingredients like oxybenzone, and cancer causing ingredients like parabens. Your skin is your largest organ, so it is always best to apply natural, non-nano  particle ingredients to it. Zinc is considered very gentle on the skin, safe to use on children, is useful for healing wounds, and also helps with the treatment of acne. It is biodegradable, and safe for coral and other sensitive ecosystems.

Oat Protein: Helps retain and add moisture to the skin, making skin noticeably softer.

Orange: Revives and uplifts dull looking skin. Natural orange acts as an antidepressant and is helpful for stress.

Peppermint: Its dual action warming/cooling sensation is reputed to be beneficial for relieving itching, inflammation, sunburn and muscle ailments. Peppermint also softens skin, aids in the treatment of greasy hair/skin, and energizes the mind and body.

Raspberry Seed Oil: Raspberry seed oil is comparable to the protection you would receive from titanium dioxide, but without the white residue left on your skin. The essential fatty acids and antioxidants are also great for healing skin irritations such as eczema and psoriasis.

Ricebran Oil: Full of antioxidants, ricebran oil is one of the most hypoallergenic oils available. It is rich in unsaponifiable oils and gamma oryzanol, and absorbs quickly into the skin to retain moisture.

Rose Floral Water: Good for all skin types, rose floral water can be especially helpful for those with dry, sensitive or maturing skin types. It has natural cooling and emollient properties that can help to sooth irritated or sensitive skin.

Rosehip Oil: Penetrates deep into the lower layers of the skin where it regenerates cells and increases collagen production. It’s rich in vitamin C, Omega-3, Omega-6 fatty acids, and retinoic acid, which brightens and tightens skin. It also helps restore skin’s elasticity, fades age spots, reduces broken capillaries, and balances oil glands.

Rosemary: Rosemary is an effective insect repellant that has strong astringent, antimicrobial, and anti-inflammatory properties.

Shea Butter: Ideal for winter and after-sun care, shea butter is a deep moisturizer for delicate skin. It contains vitamins A & E, as well as cinnamic acid. It has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and antimicrobial properties, and protects your skin from UV rays, harsh climate, dehydration, and pollution damages. It strengthens your skin by stimulating the production of collagen, and helps heal eczema, muscle aches, minor cuts, and burns. Shea butter’s high moisture content promotes cell renewal and effectively helps to decrease the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines, stretch marks, and scars. Contains a natural protection of about SPF 4-6.

Sugar Cane: Removes dead skin cells, dirt, and oils that can clog and stretch pores. Helps to reverse sun damage on skin, and to clear acne without drying out skin.

Sugar Maple: Helps to reduce skin inflammation, redness, blemishes and dryness.

Tea Tree: An antiseptic that can fight the infectious organisms of bacteria, fungi, and viruses, not only is tea tree an effective insect repellant, but it also soothes inflammation from insect bites.

Turmeric: Known for it's cancer fighting qualities and it's ability to improve the skin's complexion, turmeric also improves skin’s elasticity, reduces oily skin, minimizes the growth of facial hair, and helps control acne.

Vegetable Glycerin: Acts as a moisturizer by attracting and absorbing water molecules, helping to draw and retain moisture to the skin.

Vitamin E Oil: Has an immediate firming effect on the skin. Vitamin E reduces the appearance of stretch marks, helps prevent the appearance of age spots, minimizes the look of fine lines and wrinkles, and helps against the effects of UV damage.

White Tea: Full of antioxidants, white tea has anti-inflammatory properties that help soothe and calm skin. It is effective against acne because it lessens genetic vulnerabilities, such as sensitivities to hormones and inflammation that acne patients are prone to. It cuts sebum production and can prevent damage caused by sunlight and other sources. It also tightens skin and contains vitamin C & E, which help reduce wrinkles, leathering and premature skin aging. 

Witch Hazel: Has natural astringent properties to tone the skin, removing excess dirt and oil, tightening the pores. Witch hazel contains procyanadins, resin, and flavonoids, all of which add to its soothing, anti-inflammatory properties that help to aid in the relief of bruises, sore muscles and insect stings.